Komedia [Brighton]

Komedia is Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue presents one of the largest, most diverse arts and entertainment programmes in the UK. With over 700 performances of comedy, music, cabaret and children’s theatre, the programme features the very best of international and national performers. Komedia is a friendly venue with a great atmosphere featuring two spaces – the main basement space with a 400 capacity and the more intimate Studio with 150 capacity.

We work with the best local and national promoters including Melting Vinyl, Lout Promotions, One Inch Badge, Zaza Music, Metropolis, Live Nation and DHP. Since opening our venue in the centre of Brighton’s cultural quarter in 1999 we’ve hosted gigs by the likes of Tim Burgess, The XX, Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Alabama Shakes, Willy Mason, Bat for Lashes, Newton Faulkner, Alice Russell, Gaz Coombes, Lianne La Havas, Michael Kiwanuka, Bonobo, Metronomy, Laura Mvula, Seasick Steve and many, many more

“It’s one of the city’s most grown-up venues, but it’s never lost its boho charm.” The Guardian

“I’ve been to gigs populated by everybody from teens up to grandparents and everything inbetween” Blogger Tom Searl


Able to support someone with other relevant needs. Accessible toilet available. Assistance dogs welcome. Hearing loop available. Information available online and/or staff available to advise on further support. Personal assistant ticket available. Queue jump available for people that can't stand for long periods of time. Wheelchair accessible and/or venue all on the floor.