Bank Holiday Going Out Guide 24th – 26th May

Published On May 13, 2014 | By Hendrik Jelen | Music & Nightlife Features, Things to do features

We love May because there´s another Bank Holiday coming! There are loads of great things to do if you plan on heading out for the evening. Here are our highlights with comedy, cabaret, live music and club nights. Then enjoy your extra lie in!
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All Weekend

Krater Comedy ClubKomedia
Award winning comedy every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Eat, drink, watch and laugh as 3 top stand-ups and one of the best MCs on the comedy circuit entertain you. Krater Comedy Club reserves the right to alter line-ups. 18 & over only.

Fri 23rd May – Sun 25th May
10:30pm, £14
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Bring The Happy Live  The Old Market
With the outstanding six-piece band Hope & Social, the memories collected from Brighton and throughout the country will be shared in all their beautiful, tragic, ridiculous and occasionally mundane glory in Bring the Happy Live. Pitched somewhere between a wedding and a wake, this performance is an extravagant event specially created to celebrate happiness and where we find it.

Fri 23rd May – Sun 25th May
7:30pm, £15
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Carlos Cojones Y AmigosThe Temple
Columbia’s second biggest export, Carlos Cojones, comes to Brighton to tell the world about his life. With a little help from his friends. A riotus evening of fun and silliness from Brighton’s newest immigrant.
Free entry but donations appreciated

Fri 23rd May – Mon 26th May
9:45pm, Free
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Friday

BOAT Benefit Zincbar Brighton Spiegeltent
Take a trip back to Brighton in the 90s as the legendary anarchic art school cabaret Zincbar returns for one night only. Founded and compered by Adrian Bunting, who died last year, this special one night only event is a trip down memory lane and a fund-raiser for a new venue. Join special guests alongside some of the original ‘turns’, and be part of a genuine slice of Brighton 90s history. Followed by a 90s club night from the original club DJ, Ralph.

Fri 23rd May
9pm, £15
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Gypsy Disco Presents The Fabulous Quest The Undercover Hippy + Duncan Disorderly & The Scallywags Concorde 2
Circus Performance, Burlesque, Acrobats, Fire Shows, Interactive theatre, Puppet Shows, Story telling and loads more!

Fri 23rd May
11pm, £9
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Friday I’m In LoveCoalition
If you didn’t know already, Friday I’m In love is THE FRIDAY NIGHT PARTY. We play the best music we can get our hands on and throw Brighton’s most sought after DJs, Matt Robinson and Josh Holly, onto the 1′s and 2′s. Music wise we pride ourselves on doing things no one else in the city is doing.

Fri 23rd May
11pm, £4
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Dusty LimitsKomedia
Internationally-acclaimed, award-winning cabaret star Dusty Limits sings songs of love and lunacy. Featuring 12 original songs by Limits and Michael Roulston (plus a G&S cover), Psycho questions whether any of us are truly sane.

Fri 23rd May
9pm, £10
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Saturday

March of the Mermaids- Pirate PaloozaFortune of War
Ahead of the second March of the Mermaids taking place in Brighton (July 26th), join us on the beach for an evening of sea shanties, rum, pirates and mermaids. With live music from The Captain’s Beard and guest DJs. Come dressed in your best seafaring attire! Entry is free but with a suggested donation.

Sat 24th May
8pm, Suggested Donation £3
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Beastie Boys Tribute Night Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
The Beastie Boys are one of the an American hip hop band from New York City, formed in 1981. This night is a Tribute Night for this band. Stunning music expected.

Sat 24th May
9pm, Free
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Quantic – Full Live Show + Special Guests Coalition
‘Magnetica’ is the new album from Quantic, which was announced by The Guardian alongside a premiere of the lead single, “Duvidó” feat. Pongolove. It is the first Quantic album under his main solo moniker since 2006’s ‘An Announcement To Answer’.

Sat 24th May
7pm, £15 + BF
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Sunday

Four 2 Four – Pryzm 

Pryzm’s first Bank Holiday Sunday, featuring Brighton’s biggest DJs on rotation, Terrace: Chill Out – Deep – Laid Back House from 4:00pm then from 10.30pm the main arenas open. Mash-Ups, R’n’B – Hip-Hop – Funky – Urban and Retro Classics.

Sun 25th May
4pm – 4am, £3 adv, £5 OTD
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Kunst Rock (Art Rock) Brighton Spiegeltent
Die Roten Punkte is an internationally touring anarchic music comedy duo made up of utterly dysfunctional siblings Otto and Astrid Rot. Imagine part ‘Flight of the Conchords’, part ‘The White Stripes’, part ‘Ramones’. Their songs are ridiculously infectious and their live show is one of the most irreverent and hilarious gigs you’re ever likely to see.

Sun 25th May
7:30pm, £12
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Bring-A-Song-AlongEddy Yes
Sunday Eve Acoustic Jam Session with local musicians. You can come and play/ sing a song, or just join in or just listen and enjoy lovely hearty folkie music in acoustic mode.

Sun 25th May
8pm, Free

About The Writer

Originally I´m from Bielefeld in Germany. I came as an international student to Brighton to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the City and to study. I founded my own website in 2011 and discovered simultaneously my appreciation for informing people. Brighton is the perfect place to work and relax at the same time. I love Brighton.