Live music & comedy

Friday Night Comedy brings the very best comedians from the UK and beyond to Alexander’s Live in the heart of Chester.

The only weekly comedy night in the city Friday Night Comedy will keep the laughs coming thick and fast week after week. For each
show we provide four brilliant comedians hand-picked to give you the best night out for the lowest possible price.

We also have our amazing bar, offering a huge selection of craft beers, ales, lagers, wine, gin, rum, whiskey, cocktails, soft drinks
and much, much more. you can be sure Friday Night Comedy customers will all have a great night out! It’s an offering like no other
elsewhere in Chester!

**Please note that seating is unreserved, on a first-come first-served basis and that all line-ups are subject to change without prior notice**

upcoming shows

We pride ourselves on bringing the best acts to Chester hosting events most days. Throughout the warmer months we host large live events in Rufus Court and our festivals days in the Alexander's Beer Garden. Please note that some events will require tickets to gain entry and at most events seating is unreserved and extremely limited. However, the dance floor will be in full swing!
We will always do our best to make your visit as fun as possible and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch using the form at the bottom of this page.

Our weekly schedule includes:

Mondays - Live local and touring bands

Tuesday - Chester's longest running Open Mic Night. Sign up from 7:30pm

Wednesday - LatinMania Salsa classes from 7pm - Late

Thursday - The hottest local bands or tribute shows

Friday - Weekly Friday Night Comedy

Saturday - Great party bands and tributes to get the dance floor filed

Sunday - Live Jazz, Folk or Blues from 2pm

Bau Cat with special guest Romeo Stodart

Alexander's Live, Chester.

This event is for 18 and over - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.

Entry Tickets

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
STANDING £8.80 (£8.00)

Donate to Alexander's Live save our venues campaign

Alexander's is Chester's longest running Grassroots Live Music and Comedy Venue and is committed to giving a stage to new and exciting acts. We do all we can to bring a diverse and eclectic range of events for all to enjoy and if you would like to make a donation this money will be put towards making these shows happen, from covering band costs to technical support, equipment purchase, upkeep and ongoing maintenance. Thank you for your generosity and we look forward to seeing you at a show soon.
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More information about Bau Cat with special guest Romeo Stodart tickets

Bau Cat ….
Emerging from a sleepy Welsh town is Bau Cat, Abby and Jim began writing songs together in the winter of 2022 honing and crafting a sound that’s their own, it’s fresh with a vein of retro roots running through it. Having had BBC airplay for their first home demo released in January, the duo are embarking on a UK wide tour this summer to coincide with the release of their debut EP in June.

Romeo Stodart …
Romeo Stodart is the lead singer/songwriter in the much loved London based rock n roll harmony group The Magic Numbers. The band comprising of two pairs of brothers and sisters have released five critically acclaimed albums thus far including the self-titled Mercury Music Prize nominated, million selling debut, the follow up Those The Brokes, 2010's The Runaway, 2014’s Alias and their most recent album, 2018’s Outsiders.
Outside of The Magic Numbers, Romeo has collaborated with a vast array of artists including writing songs for & with Jane Birkin, Edwyn Collins, Amadou & Mariam and The Chemical Brothers. He has contributed his unique guitar playing style to various projects, from Damon Albarn’s Africa Express collective since its inception, to playing banjo, guitar & harmonies on the Spiritualized album, Sweet Heart Sweet Light. Romeo was also the touring guitarist with Jimmy Webb & The Webb Brothers, accompanied Mcalmont & Butler on bass duties and has recently been producing and co-writing with Natalie Imbruglia, Billy Bragg, Ren Harvieu & Kathryn Williams.
Romeo is currently working on music for an altogether new venture.