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Thursday, October 21st, 2021

Catalyst Club

Doors 7:30 // TICKETS

Established in 2004, The Catalyst Club is Brighton’s longest-running spoken word night and pays tribute to the old tradition of French salons. On the night three guest speakers take to the lectern to talk for fifteen minutes on a subject close to their heart. The Catalyst Club is open to anyone with a passion, no matter how bizarre or niche. Since its inception it has hosted over 700 talks that have ranged from zombie films, Marmite, the history of the Martini, the suffragettes and the Spartans to demonology, bum reading, moths and the wonderful world of slime mould. Their BBC Radio 4 special can be found here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081jnp1

It is hosted by Dr David Bramwell. www.drbramwell.com



Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Myologue TV Comedy Screening

8pm // Latest Music Bar // TICKETS

Comedy Screening:
Screening of our Comedy Sketch Show, shot in the depth of lockdown, with “9 woefully hopeless social media stars attempting to set up their own TV Channel”… Come and enjoy the fruits of their failure!

What happens during the event? (8pm-9:30pm)Join us for a few drinks, a 45min film screening, drinks from the bar, and a 30min interview with the characters.
Watch the premier of the MyalogueTV sketch show, followed by a “serious” Q&A with the characters. The raffle takes place at the end of the evening for a case of beer and much more. Hope you join us.

What is MyalogueTV?
MYALOGUETV IS QUALITY, CURATED CONTENT that responds to the mad age of YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok, while at the same time, draws on the traditional comedy and sketch show format of multi-character and multi-scenario. In a fleeting, thumb-flick world, we’re building memorable characters, with quality scripts, direction, production and performance, but keeping things deliberately small-scale, pushing the envelope of entertainment and audience engagement. Where you see bad edits, this is because we have painstakingly lampooned the bad edits of the world we are parodying.



Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

Venue booked for Private Party

Latest Musicbar is available to hire for parties, weddings, live music. … As we’re a renowned live venue we do love a band for a party & can help you source entertainment including bands, … For parties & private hire: bookings@thelatest.​co.uk



Sunday, October 24th, 2021

Peter Kropotkin & Brighton’s Radical Heritage: A Centennial Celebration

24 October, 4-10pm, The Latest Music Bar, Manchester Street

£15 / £12 Student Concession


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Highly acclaimed UK singer-songwriter Robb Johnson headlines this day of celebration of ‘The Anarchist Prince’, his historical connections to Brighton and the enduring relevance of his thought, playing a range of his folk protest classics. In 2018 Robb released Ordinary Giants, a critically acclaimed 3 CD song suite based on his father’s life & times. Robb was also commissioned to perform the songs for Hartlepool’s 2019 Festival concert Your Affectionate Son.

“An English original” (Robin Denselow, The Guardian)
“one of our best singer-songwriters ever” (Mike Harding, Music Journalist)
“a wonderful mixture of the personal & political… A really moving piece of work” (Billy Bragg on Gentle Men song suite)

Peter Kropotkin:

Peter Kropotkin was the foremost theorist of the anarchist movement, with books continuing to influence those seeking a society based on freedom, equality and mutual aid. This October to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of his death and to introduce his ideas to a wider audience, we are hosting a celebration of the ‘Anarchist Prince’. Spending some of his years in exile in Brighton, Kropotkin’s life is woven into the rich history of the Kemp Town area. A geographer by profession, Kropotkin was also a forerunner of today’s ecologists and one of the first to challenge Darwin’s theory of survival of the fittest with his insistence that humans also co-operate to survive- a notion that grew into the widespread philosophy of Mutual Aid.

 

Programme of Events:

4.00 Doors open: Bookshop Stall & authors. Bar & Snacks available

4.30  Guest Speakers including Professor Brian Morris, anthropologist and author of The Anarchist Geographer (2007) plus other talks on Kropotkin & the continuing relevance of his environmental, political & social theories

5.30 Film of Brighton’s socialist history walk by Jon Mason  social history researcher and professional storyteller.

7.00 Robb Johnson Set



Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

THE MUCKERS + SUPPORTS
7:30 – 11pm // £9 Advance Tickets

Standing out against the layers of noises in a city like New York holds is no small feat: its blaring cars and screeching trains, its storied streets, blunt locals, and piercing sirens all meld together into a thick backdrop. The Muckers, a four piece as vibrantly fresh as resolutely timeless, are doing just that, and NME already calls them “one of New York’s most exciting new bands.”

Frontman Emir Mohseni moved to New York all the way from his native Iran to pursue a career in music. The move, profiled across acclaimed publications, from Rolling Stone to Billboard, only marked the beginning of the band’s story. Upon landing in this new environment, Mohseni met the three guys that would become his closest friends, and build with him the enlivening sound and enrapturing live show that The Muckers have garnered early praises for: Anthony Azarmgin at the bass, Chris Cawley on rythm guitar, and John Zimmerman behind the drums. 
 Endaevor is a fitting title for the band’s debut. Their journey is nothing short of an odyssey: first, as an immigrant taking refuge in New York City to have the right to perform rock music, then as a band caught in the global pandemic who’s had to let go of their greatest strength: thriving on any stage – from performing with Pond in a 800-cap room to making the crowds dance and sweat in the divey bars of Brooklyn.

 



Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Tim McArthur sings SONDHEIM’S DIVAS

Doors 7:30pm // Latest Musicbar //Tickets £12 OTD

Critics Choice – The Times Uk
***** Musical Theatre Review.
***** Boyz Magazine
***** West End Wilma

Sondheim aficionado Tim McArthur performs a classic evening of the leading
ladies songs from Sondheim’s greatest musicals.
For three years Tim hosted and performed Cabaret Nights for the Sondheim Society.
Each month performing various songs from Sondheim’s varied catalogue Tim was
inspired to relook at all of the leading ladies songs in Sondheim shows with a gender
retake on them , If you love your Sondheim – you will love this Diva show!
Tim’s professional Sondheim credits include roles in Into The Woods, Company,
You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow and Assassins and he has directed A Little Night
Music, Follies and Sweeney Todd.
This Diva show has been performed at The Arts Theatre (London) The Pride Arts
Centre in Chicago and The Tada Theatre in NYC. Autumn 2021 the show is touring
to The 2 Brewers (Manchester), Latest Music Var (Brighton), The Stables Theatre
(Hastings), The Prohibition Cabaret Bar (Newcastle) and to the Cabaret Lounge At
Above The Stag in London.



Sunday, October 31st, 2021

Ben Poole

Doors 7:30 // Latest Music Bar // TICKETS

BEN POOLE is an internationally applauded, award-winning blues, rock & soul guitarist, singer and songwriter hailing from the United Kingdom. Nominated as one of the “Best Blues Guitarists in the world” last year (2019) alongside names such as Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Joe Bonamassa & many more by the USA’s ‘Guitar World Magazine’ Ben Poole is very much at the forefront of the talent-rich blues/rock scene on a worldwide scale.

A now internationally recognised touring and recording artist since beginning his career playing on the local UK blues circuit at aged 16, Ben Poole has also received critical acclaim from some of the most renowned blues and rock musicians in the world such as Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, John Mayall, Beth Hart, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Walter Trout, Richie Kotzen and many more. Besides this, he has graced the covers of, as well as receiving awards and accolades from some of the most respected publications and organisations, including being voted in the top 15 best blues guitar players in the world in 2018 by the biggest selling guitar magazine in Europe (Total Guitar Magazine/Music Radar).

 

“Truly astonishing” – Classic Rock Magazine

“F***ing amazing!” – Jeff Beck

“A REALLY good player” – Gary Moore

“So amazing!” – Beth Hart

“Killer!” – Kenny Wayne Shepherd

“Unbelievable!” – Richie Kotzen

“Exudes class & prowess” – Guitar Techniques Magazine

“Ben Poole is the full package” – Maverick Magazine