First Brixton Performs Competition to host prime comics

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Table of Contents TrimTOUSSAINT DOUGLASSKAE KURD – Pop BrixtonHARRIET BRAINE – CourtesanMARK KAVUMA AND THE BANGER Manufacturing unit – POWBrixton Village CourtyardFranzina TrattoriaThree Minimal BirdsBrixton Brewery tap homeOTHER Functions Carrying out IN BRIXTON … The first Brixton Performs Competition on 28 July will see venues all over Brixton host are […]

The first Brixton Performs Competition on 28 July will see venues all over Brixton host are living South London comedy and tunes.

The Brixton Business enterprise Enhancement District (BID) is furnishing absolutely free tickets to see major comedians and musicians including Slender, Toussaint Douglass and Kae Kurd.



Trim is a single of the UK’s greatest stand-up stars and the king of the Black British comedy circuit.

His 20-year career has found him execute all around the planet in smash hit-excursions. He has marketed out Hackney Empire various instances.

Trim has also supported large-profile US functions in the British isles including Kevin Hart, who publicly singled him out on his very last O2 arena appearance, promising to make his following stand-up distinctive.

Slender was also the to start with Black British act invited to carry out at the Hollywood Comedy Shop.

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Toussaint Douglass


Toussaint Douglass is a person of comedy’s most enjoyable and talked about new names and is currently making waves.

His innovative stand-up mixes private and political, with a uniquely absurdist slant.

He hit the circuit in 2018, gigging at venues like The Comedy Retail outlet, Best Mystery Comedy Club, Banana Cabaret, Backyard Comedy Club, The Glee Clubs, Frog & Bucket, Komedia Brighton and Up The Creek. He gained rave reviews for his performances at various major comedy competitions.

Venue to be declared


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Kae Kurd

KAE KURD – Pop Brixton

Young British-Kurdish stand-up Kae Kurd is making a identify for himself and is recognised as one particular of the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars – producing information throughout a vary of platforms.

His debut stand-up special Kurd Your Enthusiasm got much more than 100K YouTube views.

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Harriet Braine


Musical comic Harriet Braine dedicates a large portion of her acts to the unlikely matter of artwork record.

She won Most effective Newcomer at the 2016 Musical Comedy Awards and begun gigging all over London and the South East, participating in venues as numerous as Up The Creek, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Brighton Komedia, and that building that appears to be like like a cheese grater.

She achieved the closing of Gilded Balloon’s So You Imagine You’re Humorous? level of competition and has been a winner of the Humorous Girls Phase Award.

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Mark Kavuma and The Banger Manufacturing facility


A constrained selection of no cost tickets for reside jazz at the Prince of Wales with Mark Kavuma and The Banger Manufacturing unit are readily available as portion of the Brixton Performs Festival. Use the code: BRIXTONPERFORMSPOW.

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Brixton Village Courtyard

Stay music in the evening with foods and beverages from Village traders.

Franzina Trattoria

Reserve a table to dine on Franzina’s reliable regular Sicilian dishes at 395 Coldharbour Lane with reside acoustic music.

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Three Minimal Birds

Three Minor Birds at 412 Coldharbour Lane reinterprets conventional Jamaican food, served as compact sharing plates with artisanal rum cocktails and community musicians participating in stay.

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Brixton Brewery tap home

Brixton Brewery’s taproom hosts acoustic songs from gifted area performers and serves the brewery’s products.

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OTHER Functions Carrying out IN BRIXTON …

… contain: Arthur Smith, Phoebe Walsh, Alexandra Haddow, Sikisa Barnes and Kelly Express.

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