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**
ALL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY SHOWS ARE 18+

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

The Skids - Destination Dusseldorf

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 £22.00 (£20.00)

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.
Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
£1 DONATION £1.00 (£1.00)
£5 DONATION £5.00 (£5.00)
£10 DONATION £10.00 (£10.00)
£20 DONATION £20.00 (£20.00)

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More information about The Skids - Destination Dusseldorf tickets

The new album Destination Dusseldorf follows in the footsteps of Days In Europa as a celebration of friendship and shared experiences. The cover shows the brilliant Jospeh Beuys striding towards us from his base in Dusseldorf full of confidence and optimism believing that we can do the right thing for the people and the landscapes that surround us. He is a philosopher, an artist, but most importantly a human being, a hero who never hid from the challenges of life.

He has always been an inspiration to me. From that inspiration came this album of anthems.

Thank you for supporting the band for all these years. What a journey. Sometimes it feels like its just beginning. Here We Go Again!!
The tour will be a celebration of our new and past music. Grab a ticket it will be the last time you see us for a long time.

Richard Jobson 2023