The King's Head

The King's Head
2 Crouch End Hill, London, N8 8AA
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The Blinkin' Buzzards + Special Guests

"THE BEST HOUSE BAND IN THE COUNTRY " – Wizz Jones We appreciate the compliment, Wizz … it's a timely tribute from the guitar legend as the band celebrates the launch of a much-requested first album. We went into Crouch End's Crypt studios to cut some wonderful, largely-forgotten old tunes now familiar to the…

Fri 11 Aug

£11

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.

Fri 23 Jun

£11

Chris Martin & Rhys James: Edinburgh Previews

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

Mon 17 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

Comedy Cabaret

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

Sat 24 Jun

£12 (£8)

Impressions, beatboxing and vocal play from circuit regular Stefano Paolini. Plus Robert White, Archie Maddocks, Jim Campbell and guests.

  • 20:30

Sat 1 Jul

£12 (£8)

Wry insights and social and cultural observations from American stand-up now based in London, Erich McElroy. Plus Debra-Jane Appleby, James Sherwood, Javier Jarqin, Ben Van Der Velde and MC Dominic Frisby.

  • 20:30

Sat 8 Jul

£12 (£8)

Observational humour from 2010 Channel 4's Stand-Up Search runner-up Jason Patterson. Plus El Baldiniho, Quincy and MC Charmian Hughes.

  • 20:30
…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Comedy Variety Cabaret

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

Sun 25 Jun

£7 (£5)

Cathartic, harmonica-fuelled humour from Andy Zapp. Plus Ben Clover, Janet Bettesworth, Saban Kazim and a guest MC.

  • 20:30

£7.70 some concessions

Sun 2 Jul

£7 (£5)

Witty banter and observations from James Harris. Plus Janet Garner, Sheraz Yousaf and MC Erich Mcelroy.

  • 20:30

£7.70 some concessions

Sun 9 Jul

£7 (£5)

Infectious and self-deprecating observations from critically acclaimed stand-up, Gary Tro. Plus guests.

  • 20:30

£7.70 some concessions

Sun 16 Jul

£7 (£5)

Sharp observational wit from former teacher and co-founder of Barnstormers Comedy, Kevin Precious. Plus Arielle Souma, Ian Lane, Antti Hakala and a guest MC.

  • 20:30

£7.70 some concessions

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.

Tue 25 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Tue 27 Jun

£5.50

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.

Tue 4 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

Hank Wangford Bass Combo

Hank Wangford, the grizzled Godfather of British alt country is joined by special guest performers.

Fri 1 Dec

£11

International Edinburgh Previews

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

Mon 26 Jun

£7.70 some concessions

Mon 3 Jul

£7.70 some concessions

Tue 4 Jul

£7.70 some concessions

…and 7 more dates until 25 Jul

The Jazz

A regular open stage for jazz musicians.

Sun 25 Jun

£5

  • 14:00

Sun 2 Jul

£5

  • 14:00

Sun 9 Jul

£5

  • 14:00
…and 7 more dates until 27 Aug

John Wort Hannam

Canadian folk and roots singer-songwriter.

Fri 14 Jul

£16.50

Fri 14 Jul

£15

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

  • 20:30

Fri 11 Aug

£15

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

  • 20:30

Thu 29 Jun

£4

A fast-paced night of emerging performers and new material, featuring Graeme Coulam, Simon Jablonski, Sophie Duker, Duncan Parkes, Howard Cohen, Rebecca How, AJ Roberts, Sarah Lee, Will Preston, Paul T Eyres, Eva Bindeman, George Edgeller and MC Steve Gribbin.

  • 20:30

Thu 6 Jul

£4

A fast-paced night of emerging performers and new material, featuring Ray Badran, Lydia Rickards, Peter Flanagan, Patrick McCabe, Patrick Spicer, Will Robins, Sunjai Arif, Ali Woods, James Tully, Josh Massen, Colin Chadwick, Tim Power and a guest MC.

  • 20:30

Thu 13 Jul

£4

A fast-paced night of emerging performers and new material, featuring John Foley, Steve Whiteley as Wisebowm, Ben Robson, James Ellis, Dinesh Nathan, Thanyia Moore, Lee Ashby, Ben Delahaye, Olga Koch, Jacob Hawley, George Theodosi and a guest MC.

  • 20:30
…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug

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.

Mon 26 Jun

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Mon 24 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Mon 10 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Fri 7 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Tue 11 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

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.

Mon 3 Jul

£7 (£5)

  • 20:30

The Wangford Trio

If Daniel O'Donnell is the brightly scrubbed face of British country music then Hank Wangford is its guilty conscience, its dark and troubled grubby soul. Hank has picked at the miserable underbelly of country music for thirty years, inspiring others like Billy Bragg, The The, The Alabama 3 and other alt country…

Fri 27 Oct

£11