The King's Head

The King's Head
2 Crouch End Hill, London, N8 8AA
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Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts was born to be a folk musician. The music is in the blood of this highly original Scottish artist making his first appearance at the Kalamazoo. He is the son of singer and guitarist Alan Roberts, who performed and recorded with the legendary Dougie MacLean and Alex Campbell. Hardly surprising, then…

Carl Orr, Lily Dior

The Australian jazz singer links up with the talented guitarist and composer and his band to perform a mixture of soulful originals and eclectic covers.

Chris Martin & Rhys James: Edinburgh Previews

The stand-ups present their latest shows, The One And Only Chris Martin, and Wiseboy.

Comedy Cabaret

Weekly celebration of the best in stand-up and variety.

Sat 27 May

£12 (£8)

Inimitable stand-up from Paddy Lennox.

Sat 3 Jun

£12 (£8)

Inimitable stand-up from Addy Van Der Borgh, Markus Birdman, Howard Smith as Keith Platt, Toby Adams and MC Dominic Frisby.

Sat 10 Jun

£12 (£8)

Inimitable stand-up from Howard Read, David Tsonos, Juliet Meyers, Jen Brister and MC Dave Thompson.

…and 7 more dates until 29 Jul

Comedy Variety Cabaret

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

Sun 28 May

£7 (£5)

Expert and engaging stand-up from Jessica Fostekew, Gareth Richards, Leo Kearse, Maxine Jones and MC Maureen Younger.

£7.70 some concessions

Sun 4 Jun

£7 (£5)

Expert and engaging stand-up from Henry Ginsberg, Cally Beaton, Dave Green and Dickie Richards.

£7.70 some concessions

Sun 11 Jun

£7 (£5)

Zany and engaging stand-up from President Obonjo and Paul Duncan McGarrity.

£7.70 some concessions

…and 5 more dates until 16 Jul

Ed Byrne & Cary Marx: Edinburgh Previews

A range of new observations from the critically acclaimed Byrne in Spoiler Alert, and introspective, musical, post-divorce venting from Marx in The Afterwife.

Erich McElroy & Geoff Norcott: Edinburgh Previews

Or insightful social and cultural observations from American-born and London-based stand-up and writer Erich McElroy, plus energetic impressions and satire from writer and former English Literature teacher, Geoff Norcott.

Gareth Richards Lonely Hearts Podcast: The Musical

Join Gareth for the recording of a brand new musical comedy chat show podcast, including performances and chat from three top musical comedians and extra chat show nonsense from sidekick and house band David Trent.

Gordon Southern & Mike Gunn: Edinburgh Previews

Observational humour, quick wit and improvisations from energetic and upbeat stand-up, writer and actor Gordon Southern, and bone-dry cynicism from self-confessed pessimist Mike Gunn.

International Edinburgh Previews

A selection of comedians preview their shows before heading to Edinburgh.

Tue 23 May

Mon 5 Jun

Tue 6 Jun

…and 14 more dates until 25 Jul

The Jazz

A regular open stage for jazz musicians.

Sun 28 May

Sun 4 Jun

Sun 11 Jun

…and 7 more dates until 30 Jul

John Wort Hannam

Canadian folk and roots singer-songwriter.

Fri 9 Jun


Folk and blues night with Alisdair Roberts.

Fri 14 Jul


Folk and blues night with the house band, The Blinkin' Buzzards.

Thu 25 May


Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With The Bi-Polar Cat, Rebecca Shortall, Geoff Alderman, Joe Foster, John Holloway, Rachel Creeger, Jim Hooper, David Hamilton, Icy Jones, Nadia Said, Richard Perry, Graham Collard and Neil McFarlane.

Thu 1 Jun


Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With Matt Stellingwerf, Judith Walker, Dave Black, Gurdip Dhami, Alexander Bennett, Joseph Parsons, Darren Hanley, Rakhesh Martyn, Amanda Hurwitz, Sarah Keyworth, Bert Satsuma, Alex Theo and MC Paul T Eyres.

Thu 8 Jun


Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With Luke Oliver, Lauren Pattison, Lucy Pearman, Jonathon Cohen, Dom Patmore, Jenan Younis, Boyce Bailey, Neil Benson, Harun Muscho'd, Martin Wratten, Cheryl Mclennan, Matthew Harrison and MC Ria Lina.

…and 7 more dates until 27 Jul

Lucy Porter & Simon Clayton: Edinburgh Previews

In Choose Your Battles, Porter questions what is truly important to her, considering when to let things go and when to take a stand, and in Simon Clayton Is A Coconut? the half-Jamaican, half-English comedian reflects on a confusing upbringing.

Mary Bourke & Steve Gribbin: Edinburgh Previews

Intelligent and dry wit from Dublin-born and Buckinghamshire-based stand-up and writer Mary Bourke, and satirical observations and offbeat musical comedy from guitar-playing Liverpudlian stand-up Steve Gribbin.

Mitch Benn & Milo McCabe: Edinburgh Previews

In I'm Still Here, musical satirist Benn contemplates how he got this far and survived, while in The Talented Mr Hawke, McCabe scrutinises the economic landscape, honing in on Poundland, bingo and Waitrose.

Nick Helm & Andrea Hubert: Edinburgh Previews

Aggressive humour from 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show nominee, Nick Helm, and half-finished thoughts about consent from winner of the What's On London Best Debut Show 2016, Andrea Hubert.

Paul Thorne & Phil Nichol: Edinburgh Previews

Intelligent topical observations and witty satire from Paul Thorne. Plus energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings.

Plum Busby

The band plays an eclectic mix of country, folk, jazz and blues.

Fri 26 May

Richard Herring & John Hastings: Edinburgh Previews

Herring takes stock of his life a decade on in Oh Frig I'm 50!, and Canadian Hastings contemplates feminism and being in love.

Simon Evans: Edinburgh Preview

In Genius, Evans puts forth his case for why he should be considered one, regardless of any trivial distractions.

Tue 18 Jul

Tom Toal & Stephen Carlin: Edinburgh Previews

In Better Than Before, Amused Moose Best Show nominee Toal, explores the true cost of following your dreams, and in The Rise Of The Autistic, Carlin reflects on the quagmire of resentment and self-justification into which society is sinking.