Komedia Brighton Event Listings Oct 2021

FULL LISTINGS
OCTOBER 2021

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1.     COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top acts and an MC! ‘An outstanding night of quality comedy from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
Fri 1 & Sat 2 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

2.     CLUB NIGHT
Ultimate Power
Ultimate Power is returning to bring you the biggest songs, the biggest emotions and the best air guitar solos ever. Enjoy the very best of the genre: from forgotten classics, to the huge generation-straddling anthems by the likes of Journey, Bonnie Tyler, Bon Jovi, Toto, Queen, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith, and many, many more.
Sat 2 Oct 11PM
£6 ADV 18+

3.     COMEDY
Bent Double
A gay-friendly, irreverent night of fun and frolics hosted by the brilliant Zoe Lyons (as seen on TV’s Live at the Apollo, Celebrity MasterChef, Mock The Week). ‘Confident and razor sharp’ Observer Magazine
Sun 3 Oct 7:30PM
£10 CONC/£13/£18 W/LOADED FRIES 18+

4.     MUSIC
Second Thoughts + Support
Mon 4 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£8 ADV 14+


5.     COMEDY/CABARET
Joe Black – Touch Of Evil: A Celebration Of Villainy In Song
Celebrating the musical numbers of the finest villains, evil doers, baddies and the downright despicable. Joined by their terminally bewildered hench woman Friedrich Hollandaise on piano, Joe Black will celebrate the baddest in the land.
Mon 4 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM) 16+

6.     MUSIC
Spiers and Boden
Tue 5 Oct DOORS 7:30PM
£20 ADV 14+

7.     COMEDY/KIDS
Bring Your Own Baby Comedy Brighton
The UK’s premier baby-friendly comedy club! ‘Should be prescribed by the heath visitor’ Greenwich Mums
Wed 6 Oct 12pm
£11 IN ADVANCE / £13 ON THE DOOR
ADULTS OVER 16 AND BABIES UNDER 15 MONTHS

8.     MUSIC
Childcare + Support
Enthused with the energy of punk, the infectiousness of The Police and a by-numbers approach to songcraft akin to Happiness in Magazines – era Graham Coxon, CHILDCARE are a band on the up, making skewed, idiosyncratic, art-punk pop that is gaining them eager fans across the continent. ‘Really f**king good’ Indie Shuffle
Wed 6 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£10 ADV 14+

9.     COMEDY
Jen Brister: Under Privilege
Brister has it all: a wife, kids, a house and a job she loves (sometimes) so what the hell is she moaning about? Join Jen as she takes an irreverent look at the often-controversial subject of ‘privilege’. Who has it? Who doesn’t? And why does no one like to admit they have any?
Wed 6 & Mon 11 Oct 8PM
£10 CONC/£13/£18 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

10.  COMEDY
Bogan Bingo
Strap in and prepare to experience the simmering chaos of the comedy game-show, Bogan Bingo. An undeniably unique night of entertainment mixing classic 80s anthems, spectacular prizes, appalling choreography and two mulleted Aussie bingo callers – all tentatively held together by an eye watering version of the classic game of bingo.
Thu 7 Oct 8PM
£12/£17 W/ LOADED FRIES 18+

11.  MUSIC
Bleach Lab + Ralph TV
South London based indie quartet Bleach Lab are establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with, conjuring spaced-out melodies alongside jangly guitars. Joining then are rising Brighton quartet RALPH TV with their infectious new single ‘Superfood’. Hoping to once again soothe pandemic blues with their uplifting and thoughtfully crafted indie pop.
Fri 8 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7PM
£7 ADV 14+

12.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top acts and an MC! ‘An outstanding night of quality comedy from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
Fri 8 & Sat 9 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

13.  CLUB NIGHT
Swiftogeddon: The Taylor Swift Club Night
A night dedicated to worshipping at the altar of Taylor Swift: non-stop Swifty all night: deep cuts, extended mixes, fan favourites and all the hits.
Fri 8 & Sat 9 Oct 11PM
£7 ADV 18+

14.  CLUB NIGHT
Saved by the 90s
This one is for all you 90’s kids! We are going to Spice Up Your Life and take you back in time to a very special era that will make you feel Larger Than Life! We will be Dancing In The Moonlight to the greatest 90’s hits (plus all those guilty pleasures you used to listen to in your mums car)
Fri 8 Oct DOORS 11PM
£5 18+

15.  COMEDY
Fin Taylor: So, My Wife….
They say comedy’s about speaking truth to power. But when no one agrees on what’s true or who’s in power, maybe the old ones are the best? As seen on Live at The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, the Mash Report and Roast Battle.
Sat 9 October STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£9 CONC/£11 16+

16.  CLUB NIGHT
Call Me Maybe – 2010’s Party
Join us as we say our farewells to the decade that came right at us like a Wrecking Ball! The decade that broke the internet, the years that brought you Netflix and Chill, Snapchat Filters, Instagram and more importantly amazing music!
Sat 9 Oct DOORS 11PM
£5 ADV 18+

17.  EVENT/MUSIC
Record Fair
Come along to Komedia for a chance to browse thousands of great vinyl bargains and collectors’ items. Specialist sellers will be there and it’s a great way to find the music you love and discover new sounds.
Sun 10 Oct 10AM-4PM
FREE ALL AGES

18.  SPOKEN WORD
Luke Wright’s The Ballad Seller
Luke Wright has been a professional poet for over 20 years and is now is established as one of Britain’s top stand-up poets. Flamboyant, political and riotously funny, Wright’s inventive shows are enjoyed by thousands of people across the world every year.
Sun 10 Oct STUDIO 7:30PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12 CONC/£15 STUDIO 14+

19.  MUSIC
Salad
Formed in 1992 by MTV VJ Marijne van der Vlugt, Paul Kennedy, Pete Brown and Rob Wakeman, it was their debut album, Drink Me, released in 1995 which really brought this four-piece to the attention of the masses winning critical acclaim and touring with Blur and other contemporaries.
Tue 12 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£15 ADV 14+

20.  COMEDY
Seann Walsh: Back from the Bed
Hello, Seann here. Did you know that the comedians have to write their own blurb? I find that absolutely insane. What am I meant to say? “I’m fantastic, come and look at me talk”? I don’t know. It’s me. I do stand-up. ‘Unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation’ The Guardian
Tue 12 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£20 W/ LOADED FRIES 14+

21.  COMEDY
The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In!
The boys are back for another evening of improvised anarchy with special guests Marcus Brigstocke and Jen Brister. As seen on BBC One and ITV1.
Wed 13 Oct 8PM
£10 CONC/£12/£17 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

22.  COMEDY
Loyiso Gola: Pop Culture
Fresh off the release of his hour-long Netflix Stand-Up Special ‘Unlearning’, Loyiso Gola takes us on a hilarious journey exploring the differing impact of pop culture moments around the world. As seen on: Netflix, Live at the Apollo, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola, Mock the Week & QI.
Wed 13 Oct STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£15 ADV 16+

23.  MUSIC
Team Picture + Support
Think a Kate Bush fronted B52’s covering a Yo La Tengo album co-written by The Cure + you’re getting there.
Thu 14 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£8 ADV 14+

24.  MUSIC
Noisy
Formed in Worthing, three-piece Noisy take the spin-the-bottle sensibility of the playlist generation and make something new entirely: the sound of hip hop, D&B, and the eternal swagger of the Happy Mondays rolled into one intoxicating whole.
Fri 15 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7PM
£8.50 ADV 14+

25.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top acts and an MC! ‘An outstanding night of quality comedy from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
Fri 15 & Sat 16 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

26.  CLUB NIGHT
Black Parade – 00’s Emo Anthems
The UK’s biggest 00’s emo party returns to Komedia! Expect to hear all the hits from My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Taking Back Sunday, Hawthorne Heights, All American Rejects and loads more.
Fri 15 Oct DOORS 11PM
£5 ADV 18+

27.  KIDS/THEATRE
Sundae Club
Over three fabulous hours of creative fun for kids! Enjoy a Jo Neary’s children’s theatre show Stinky McFish and the World’s Worst Wish, a creative craft workshop and finish off with a boogie to a live band. PLUS enjoy One Bum Cinema Club, the smallest cinema on the planet.
Sun 17 Oct 11AM (DOORS 10.30AM)
£7 ADULT/CHILD – £27 FAMILY OF 4/UNDER 2’S FREE
AGES 3-8

28.  COMEDY
Lloyd Griffith: Not Just A Pretty Face
It’s been a busy few years for Grimsby’s favourite (for now, anyway) comedian/choirboy. He’s recently been supporting Jack Whitehall on tour, and you may have also seen him in on 8 out of 10 cats (Channel 4), Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club (ITV), Ted Lasso (Apple TV), Can You Beat The Bookies? (BBC), Soccer AM (Sky One), Flinch (Netflix) and even Songs Of Praise (BBC1)!
Mon 18 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12 CONC/£14/£19 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

29.  COMEDY
Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
Following his last smash-hit UK tour, Tom is back on the road with a brand-new show. 30 years on the comedy front line and this Canadian legend remains as engaging, innovative and hilarious as ever.
Tue 19 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£18/£23 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

30.  Comedy
Cardiac Comedy 8
The much-awaited return of Brighton’s premier charity comedy night. Featuring a brilliant line up featuring Sam Savage, Mike Cox, Dan Evans and Laura Lexx plus over enthusiastic Dave Blood on MC duties. Raising money for the British Heart Foundation and St Michaels Hospice, Hastings.
Tue 19 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£18.50 ADV 18+

31.  MUSIC
The Reytons
The Reytons have quickly risen from hometown heroes in South Yorkshire to a nationally renowned indie-rock outfit. A word-of-mouth sensation, the band sell out shows in every corner of the UK.
Wed 20 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7PM
£12 ADV 14+

32.  COMEDY/CABARET
Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote
Following sold-out shows for the Brighton Fringe, Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote is returning with a new episode: the classic sky-high adventure “The Corpse Flew First Class”. Hosted by super-fan Tim Benzie, the night features games, prizes and audience participation, with special permission from NBC Universal Television.
Wed 20 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12 ADV/£17 W/ LOADED FRIES 18+

33.  MUSIC
Field Music + Support
Field Music’s sound is like all of the pop music you’ve ever heard but with a distinctly British – and north-eastern, tinge. they’ve become known for a deconstructionist approach to songwriting, playfully twisting compositions into new and odd shapes, with a refreshing disregard for convention and cliche.
Thu 21 Oct DOORS 7:30PM
£16.50 ADV 14+

34.  MUSIC
Coach Party + Support
Hotly tipped 4-piece from the Isle of Wight with infectious songs and witty lyrics far beyond their years.
Fri 22 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7PM
£9.50 ADV 14+

35.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top acts and an MC! ‘An outstanding night of quality comedy from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
Fri 22 & Sat 23 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

36.  CLUB NIGHT
Downfall
Join us for Brighton’s freshest Alternative night! Join the scene and celebrate Pop-Punk , Emo and all things alternative.
Fri 22 Oct 11PM
£5 ADV 18+

37.  CLUB NIGHT
PYT – disco! Funk! Soul!
A club night for pretty young things who just want to dance. We play disco, funk, soul and a little more disco.
Sat 23 Oct STUDIO DOORS 11PM
£7 ADV 18+

38.  KIDS
Ensonglopedia of the Human
What does it mean to be human? Multi-award-winning local science-singer-songwriter John Hinton has not one answer, but twenty-six, one for each letter of the alphabet, and he’s turned them all into comedy song.
Sun 24 Oct STUDIO 2PM (DOORS 1:30PM)
£7 CONC/£8 CHILD OR ADULT/£28 FAMILY OF 4
AGES 6+

39.  MUSIC
Cleveland Watkiss: The Great Jamaican Songbook
One of the greatest jazz singers around, join us as Cleveland Watkiss celebrates Jamaica’s long history of pioneering musical sounds, singing the songs of Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Delroy Wilson, and more!
Mon 25 Oct DOORS 7:30PM
£20 ADV 14+

40.  COMEDY
Rachel Fairburn: Maniac
You all need a good talking to and Rachel is here with her big mouth and big opinions to give it you. If you’ve bought a ticket, you’ve consented. See you there. As seen on the BBCs Funny Festival Live and Stand Up for Live Comedy. Co-host of hit podcast All Killa No Filla. ‘Huge presence in a pint-sized frame’ ★★★★ Chortle
Mon 25 Oct STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 16+

41.  MUSIC

Oscar Lang + Molly Payton
“Ever since breaking through with his early EP’s, Lang has been taking scuzzy indie rock to an entirely new level. His delightful penchant for fantastic tracks cements him as one of the best indie acts to emerge in the last few years.” The Line of Best Fit
Tue 26 Oct STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£8 ADV 14+

42.  COMEDY/SPOKEN WORD
Two Mr Ps in a Podcast – Live
Sharing funny stories from the front line of teaching, this live show will see the Two Mr Ps reminiscing on their own school days and looking at the wonderful and hilarious world of education.
Tue 26 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15 16+

43.  MUSIC
Gaffa Tape Sandy + Demonstrations + Radidas
Formed in 2015 by three friends with a desire to do something loud and exciting, Gaffa Tape Sandy’s popularity has quickly escalated thanks to a series of incendiary live shows and a seemingly endless succession of instantly memorable garage-punk/rock tunes.
Wed 27 Oct DOORS 7:30PM
£10 ADV 14+

44.  COMEDY
Jayde Adams: The Ballad Of Kylie Jenner’s Old Face
If you want to be a ‘successful independent woman person’ you better have something you want to say and you better be wearing a Serious Black Jumper™. In this 5-star show, Jayde (as seen hosting Channel 4’s Snackmasters & Crazy Delicious) will rifle through all the noise and self-promotion and figure out what’s actually going on.
Wed 27 Oct STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£15 16+

45.  COMEDY
Comic Boom
Komedia’s sell-out monthly night of exciting new comedy without the gamble. Featuring MC Paul McAffrey, headliner Maria Shehata and “catch ’em while you can” rising stars of the comedy circuit.
Thu 28 Oct 8PM
£8 CONC/£10/£15 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

46.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top acts and an MC! ‘An outstanding night of quality comedy from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
Fri 29 & Sat 30 Oct 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

47.  CLUB NIGHT
Wait And Bleed – Nu Metal Night – Halloween Special
Calling all Maggots, join us for a night of Nu Metal anthems. We are going to take you back to the days of early 2000s where Hip-Hop and Metal merged into one genre that rule for almost a decade. We are here to bring it all back again!
Fri 29 Oct DOORS 11PM
£5 EARLY BIRD 18+

48.  COMEDY
Funny Women: Brighton Nights
Featuring the newest and most exciting female stand up in the UK, from the Funny Women Awards and beyond!
Sat 30 Oct STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£10 CONC/£12 18+

49.  CLUB NIGHT
Boogie Wonderland – 70s Disco
It’s back! After a longer break than we wanted the club that completely sold out 2019 and finished with our massive NYE party Boogie Wonderland is back at Komedia spinning the best tunes from the 1970s. Nothing but good rhythms from the decade, sure to get your body moving on the dance floor.
Sat 30 Oct STUDIO 11PM
£6 EARLY BIRD 18+

50.  CLUB NIGHT
Spellbound Hallowe’en Party
Spellbound is Brighton’s best-loved Alternative 80s night, and hosts Simon Price and Jayney BlamBlam bring you the biggest party of the Hallowe’en Weekend!
Sat 30 Oct 11PM
£8 ADV 18+