Komedia Brighton Full Listings – September 2021

Komedia Brighton Full Listings – September 2021

1.     COMEDY
Titania McGrath: Work in Progress
Titania McGrath is a radical inter-sectionalist poet committed to feminism, social justice and armed peaceful protest about everything. “If you don’t want to be censored, don’t say the wrong things. It really is that simple.” Titania McGrath
Wed 1 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£15/£20 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

2.     MUSIC
The Jackdaw + Support
The Jackdaw are a young, fierce punk rock band from Brighton UK. They are ‘gratifyingly stroppy’ according to BBC Radio 6 Music. With support from ‘Play Dead’ and one more act TBA.
Thu 2 Sept STUDIO Doors 7:30pm
£3 14+

3.     COMEDY
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 2 Sept 8pm
£12 ADV/£17 W/ LOADED FRIES 18+

4.     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 3 & Sat 4 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

5.     MUSIC
Ruby J
Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist who fuses multiple genres with her own unique style. ‘Ruby J is that unique voice’ Paloma Faith
Sat 4 Sept STUDIO Doors 7pm
£8 ADV 14+

Rewind: Unlocked
Rewind is finally back from lockdown. After being locked off for nearly a year and despite an extremely well received socially distance event – it’s about time we got an unrestricted party that will no doubt be unforgettable.
Sat 4 Sept STUDIO 11pm
£5 ADV 18+

7.     COMEDY
Bent Double
A gay-friendly, irreverent night of fun and frolics with MC Jen Brister, Helen Bauer, David Mills and Laura Lexx. ‘If laughter is the best medicine, then Bent Double is a stand-up comedy injection, a concentrated dose of hilarity over four acts that’s guaranteed to get laughs’ The Argus
Sun 5 Sept 7:30pm (Doors 6:30pm)
£10 CONC/£13/£18 W/ LOADED FRIES

8.     COMEDY
How to Live a Jellicle Life: Life Lessons From the 2019 Hit Movie Musical ‘Cats’
The comedic parody celebrating one of the world’s biggest cinematic flops. A ridiculous, queer and unquestionably jellicle time full of “too many penis jokes” (Guardian).
Sun 5 Sept STUDIO 8pm (Doors 7:30pm)
£15 18+

9.     MUSIC
Mother Vulture
Hectic Blues Punk with a live show so chaotic it will leave you with horrific injuries. Buy a ticket to this show and bring a friend for free! The free ticket holder just needs to demonstrate they’re a National Lottery player by showing either a physical ticket or one on the app at the door.
Mon 6 Sept STUDIO Doors 7:30pm
£5 14+

Chris Turner: Rap God
Jaw-dropping freestyles, hilarious stand-up, and dextrous raps combine for an hour of high-octane musical comedy that will have even the most avowed Kanye-haters nodding their heads to the beat.
Mon 6 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£10/£15 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching
Suzi Ruffell has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy. This show answers the question: are all stand-ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no!
Tue 7 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£12 CONC/£14/£19 W/ LOADED FRIES 14+

Bring Your Own Baby Comedy Brighton
The UK’s premier baby-friendly comedy club! ‘Should be prescribed by the heath visitor’ Greenwich Mums
Wed 8 Sept 12pm £11

Flo & Joan – Before the Screaming Starts
Following last year’s sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival, London’s Soho Theatre, national UK tour and at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, musical comedy sisters Flo & Joan have a new hour of their dark and waggish songs to parade about the place.
Thu 9 Sept 8pm
£14 14+

14.  MUSIC
George O’Hanlon + Support
It is more than apt that George O’Hanlon is making his recorded debut with The Storm EP. Away from a stage or a microphone, the 21-year-old from Dorking might seem more inclined to simply shoot the breeze. Yet like nature itself, which with little warning can stir from merest whispers into a devastating tempest, through music O’Hanlon has the power to connect with some truly elemental forces.
Fri 10 Sept STUDIO Doors 7pm
£8.50 ADV 14+

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 10 & Sat 11 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

Nawa! – The Return
The premier Afrobeats and Dancehall/Bashment event in Brighton with Blkdiamondance Crew

and DJ Raf Sika Feleke and DJ Desire.
Fri 10 Sept STUDIO 11pm
£5 ADV 18+

17.  MUSIC
Luna Blue
Captivating, funky breakdowns, astonishing guitar solos, soaring vocal lines and an atmosphere so thick you could cut it with a knife.
Sat 11 Sept STUDIO Doors 7pm
£8 14+

Ultimate Power
Embrace the greatest power ballads ever written, all night long. Featuring 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 more.
Sat 11 Sept 11PM
£6 18+

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 12 Sept 10am-4pm

The Vivienne & Baga Chipz Show
The winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, The Vivienne and audience favourite Baga Chipz join forces for a full 90-minute production show! Live vocals, impressions, hilarious comedy, Appearances from Trump and Thatcher, Q & A’s and much more!
Mon 13 Sept 8:15pm (Doors 7:30pm)
£20 14+

21.  MUSIC
Broadside Hacks
A folk group composed of an array of brilliantly talented individual artists – among them Katy J Pearson, Naima Bock and members of Goat Girl, Sorry andcaroline.
Tue 14 Sept Doors 7:00pm
£15 ADV 14+

Stephen K Amos: Before and Laughter
In 2010 the world was in a sorry state. Fast forward ten years and everything’s still going downhill. Stephen has had his own share of highs and lows too. And when the world gives him lemons, he adds gin, tonic, ice and a healthy dose of humour. Forget the divisions and discord and immerse yourself in an hour of bridge building laughter to welcome the new decade.
Tue 14 Sept STUDIO 8pm (Doors 7:30pm)
£16 CONC/£18 16+

Nabil Abdulrashid: NABIL (Nobody Actually Believed I’d Last)
After reaching the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2020 (3000 Ofcom complaints), Nabil Abdulrashid brings his brand-new stand-up show on tour. From growing up under military rule in northern Nigeria to falling into legal trouble as a teenager in south London, join Nabil as he recollects the remarkable, chaotic and sometimes tragic (but always hilarious) story of his life so far.
Wed 15 Sept STUDIO 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£16 CONC/£18 ADV 14+

Berk’s Nest in Association with IAM Presents: Olga Koch: Homecoming
Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated comedian and star of Mock the Week and QI Olga Koch comes back with her third show! With her new passport in hand, Homecoming will see Olga try to figure out who the hell she is as an immigrant and certified teen drama queen.
Thu 16 & Fri 17 Sept STUDIO 8pm
£14 16+

Gary Delaney: Gary in Punderland
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought-after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand-new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft
Thu 16 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£18/ W/ LOADED FRIES £23 16+

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 17 & Sat 18 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

Feelin’ This – A Blink 182 Party
Feelin’ This – A Blink-182 Party is coming to Brighton on Friday 17th September for a huge pop-punk party at Komedia. A club night celebrating Blink-182 and all the old-school pop-punk anthems. Playing Blink-182 / Green Day / New Found Glory / Neck Deep / Alkaline Trio / Less Than Jake / Fall Out Boy / Box Car Racer / NOFX / +44 / Four Year Strong / Paramore / Bowling For Soup / Simple Plan / Weezer / The Wonder Years / Lit / All Time Low / Allister / Reel Big Fish / Good Charlotte / Goldfinger / Distillers / Sum 41 / Transplants / Jimmy Eat World and more.
Fri 17 Sept Doors 11pm
£5 ADV 18+

The 80s night for people who HATE 80s nights. Other 80s nights might give you the kitsch and the cheese, but we play the REAL good stuff from music’s greatest-ever era.
Sat 18 Sept STUDIO 11PM
£6 ADV 18+

Ellie Taylor: Don’t Got This
Fresh from her debut Netflix stand-up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI is back with a brand-new show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen if one more person tells her “You got this”.
Mon 20 Sept 7:30pm (Doors 6:30pm)
£15 16+

30.  MUSIC
Mara Simpson
Mara Simpson is a British musician and story-teller, currently based in Stroud. Through her songs and collaborations with artists (Poppy Ackroyd, Fiddes Smith, Jools Owen. Ellie Mason), visual artist (Becky Lu, Gudrun Olsen) and local communities (2018 community choir collaboration tour), she draws on the sublime and the ridiculous from our everyday.
Mon 20 Sept STUDIO Doors 7:30pm
£10 ADV 14+

Hollie Mcnish + Michael Pedersen
A full-time writer whose poetry videos have attracted millions of views, Hollie McNish has published three poetry collections Papers, Cherry Pie and Plum, and one poetic memoir on politics and parenthood, Nobody Told Me, of which the Scotsman suggested “The world needs this book” and for which she won the Ted Hughes Award.
Tue 21 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£10 CONC/£12 14+

32.  MUSIC
Jack Hues & The Moon Is
Jack Hues has had a career that most musicians can only dream of. He studied at the Royal College of Music, he recorded sessions for John Peel, he topped the US charts and even scored major Hollywood motion pictures.
Wed 22 Sept STUDIO Doors 7:30pm
£10 ADV 14+

Paul Zerdin: Hands Free
Back by popular demand, Paul Zerdin and everyone’s favourite puppets are heading your way with a brand-new UK tour in Autumn 2021. Sam, Albert, Baby, Roger the bodyguard and an urban fox have all survived 2020 locked down with Paul…. well nearly. They can’t wait to see you, so get ready to be involved. As well as his hilarious characters ‘Hands Free’ features Paul giving us a glimpse into his own world showing us what it’s like to be able to throw your voice in everyday situations where anything and everything can talk back!
Wed 22 September 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£20 ADV 15+

34.  MUSIC
Simply Dylan – A Tribute to Bob Dylan
No frills, no gimmicks and no pretence. Led by front man John O’Connell, Simply Dylan delivers a tribute to Bob Dylan celebrating the rich and diverse work of the award-winning artist. It is their interpretations, precise playing and high energy renditions of some of Dylan’s back catalogue that has caught the attention of many Bobcats.
Thu 23 Sept Doors 7pm
£18 ADV 14+

35.  MUSIC
King No-One + Support
Dynamic alt- pop rockers, King No-One have taken the live scene by storm. Formed in York in 2013, they introduced themselves busking original material in the cold, rain drenched streets across the UK. As word spread, they built their live reputation with blistering sold out shows across the nations favourite small venues before exploding as one of the biggest live emerging guitar bands in the country.

Thu 23 Sept STUDIO Doors 7:30pm
£10 ADV 14+

36.  MUSIC

Master Peace + Support
With his expansive library of Hip-Hop, Pop and indie music, Master Peace creates unique music juxtaposing nostalgic alternative rock with contemporary sounds of street music.
Fri 24 Sept STUDIO Doors 7pm
£10 ADV 14+

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 24 & Sat 25 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£15/£26 MEAL DEAL 18+

In the Groove
Put on your dancing shoes and come down for an evening of disco, house and funky tunes all night long, from a wide range of DJs.
Fri 24 Sept Doors 11pm
£5 18+

Huey Morgan (Fun Lovin Criminals / BBC Radio 6) Presents NYC Block Party
The musical equivalent of the cosmic Big Bang, disco, hip hop and funk collided in an almighty collision in late 70s New York, with call and response choruses sat astride Get Down breaks and fast ’n’ furious hip hop mixing. It was a truly magical moment, and one that Huey captures perfectly with his funk-loving NYC Block Party.
Fri 24 Sept Doors 11pm
£15 ADV 18+

Funny Women: Brighton Nights
Funny Women fills the house again at Brighton’s best and brightest comedy venue, Komedia. As always, we will feature the newest and most exciting female stand up in the UK, from the Funny Women Awards and beyond!
Sat 25 Sept 8pm
£10 CONC/£12 18+

Disko Haus: Otus + Residents
After what seems to have felt like an eternity… Disko Haus is back stronger than ever! Featuring very special headliner OTUS aka Sebastian Cole and Disko Haus residents Dinth, Nez, Laundry Boy, and Nottingham City Transport on groove duties providing the dancefloor with the very best disco, house, techno, and much, much more!
Sat 25 Sept Doors 11pm
£3 EARLY BIRD (+BF) 18+

42.  KIDS
Jarred Christmas & Hobbit: The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show
Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our MIGHTY gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beat boxing collide with electrifying results.  Pick-up beat boxing tips to impress your friends, make mind-blowing music, win prizes and laugh through your pantaloons!
Sun 26 Sept 4pm (Doors 3:30pm)
£8/£30 Family Ticket (Family of Four)

43.  MUSIC
Son of Dave
A thrilling line-up of incredible one-man bands at Komedia Brighton this September. Featuring Bluesman Son of Dave, Lewis Floyd Henry and Oscar Mic.
Wed 29 Sept STUDIO Doors 7pm
£12 ADV 14+

44.  MUSIC
Grace Petrie
A folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, Grace has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly for ten years. Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes.
Wed 29 Sept Doors 7pm
£15 14+

Comic Boom
Komedia’s sell-out monthly night of exciting new comedy without the gamble. Featuring MC Maisie Adam, headliner Alasdair Beckett-King and rising stars of the comedy circuit. ‘When Comic Boom is on there is nowhere else to be: it puts the world in a comedy nutshell’ Latest 7
Thu 30 Sept 8pm (Doors 7pm)
£8 CONC/£10/£15 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+