What’s on in Kingston: Old-school disco, reggae-punk and speakeasy comedy

By Oliver Monk

4th Apr 2024 | Local News

It's shaping up to be a busy weekend for Kingston's music and comedy lovers (Photo: Ollie. G Monk)
It's shaping up to be a busy weekend for Kingston's music and comedy lovers (Photo: Ollie. G Monk)

Welcome to your weekly update of what's on in and around Kingston.

Every Thursday we round up all the eye-catching events occurring in your area over the weekend. 

Read on for Kingston's not-to-be missed outings this week, and remember: you can add your local event for free using the Nub It button in our What's On section!

Ram Jam Records' Crack Comedy– Friday 5 April

Get a chance to see some of the best comedians on the London circuit at Ram Jam Records' weekly comedy night.

Crack Comedy squeezes big talent into a small venue for a comedy show with a speakeasy vibe.

Food and drink is available from the Grey Horse and Smok'd throughout the night.

Crack Comedy runs from 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Ram Jam Records behind the Grey Horse, Kingston.

Stuck in the 70s night – Saturday 6 April

Teddington Constitutional Club is hosting a 70s night this weekend (Photo: Sue Hill)

Are you stuck in the 70's? Feel good in flares; walk tall on platform boots; glamorous in glitter? 

Join DJ's "Disco Sue" and "Markus" playing the best/worst mix of glam, punk, disco, ska and cheesy pop on old school vinyl records to a friendly (if slightly worn out) bunch of party people who are reliving their youth/discovering what they missed.

70s dress positively encouraged!

Doors at 7:30pm. Tickets are £5 on the door, cash only.

Stop The Presses gig – Saturday 6 April

Stop the Presses are stopping by The Fighting Cocks on their 2024 UK and European tour (Photo: The Fighting Cocks)

Join Stop the Presses on their 2024 UK and European tour this Saturday at The Fighting Cocks.

Stop the Presses delivers an incredible mix of traditional ska & reggae with pop hooks – new wave style and punk rock attitude with a splash of British 2-Tone.

They will be joined by six-piece ska punk band Filthy Militia as well as Baldhead & The Dreads, combining heavy punk riffs, gritty dub bass, and tongue-in-cheek lyrics about the state of the world.

Doors open at The Fighting Cocks at 7:30pm. Tickets are £8 adv. or £10 on the door.

For more local events, please check our What's On section here.

     

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