LeBurn Maddox

LeBurn Maddox

LeBurn's career began in the mid 70s as a 20-year-old guitarist for Atlantic Records' recording artist Jimmy Castor. He has since opened shows or made music with world famous artists such as Chic, Chaka Khan, Patti La Belle, Bill Withers, Kool & the Gang, The Wailers and Joss Stone... 

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Life-drawing glamorous, quirky-cabaret performers in an atmosphere of boozy hilarity? Founded in Brooklyn, Anti-Arts School events now take place in 150 cities worldwide. Between sketching, why not sample a cocktail in the amazing new art-deco interior of Gem Electric... 

Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric

Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric

Phoenix Session is based in London and works with some of the most exciting emerging artists from the UK's independent music scene. Like its Soho showcase events, Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric will feature original music from a diverse mix of acts, each performing a short set... 

How to Die of a Broken Heart

How to Die of a Broken Heart

Uncomfortable moments full of truth, full of laughs. Femi 'loves' her way through life - all the while developing a chronic illness. Through stories of her failed relationships, Femi illuminates both the beauties and the dangers of loving someone, and ultimately reminds us that broken things can be mended... 

In the Round: Last Summer's Tealights

In the Round: Last Summer's Tealights

Part Classical, part Folk - part Hymnal. The music of LST is an intriguing hotchpotch of shared influences. This is the debut in a series of 'In the Round' concerts at the new Gem Electric over the coming months... 

Ready Steady Colour

Ready Steady Colour

Join us in our make-believe restaurant! Grab a table, order your black and white 'plate of food' and get colouring! Ready Steady Colour is an interactive theatre experience for all the family... 

Tim Edey

Tim Edey

Tim has many accolades - BBC R2 Folk Awards 'Musician of the year', 'Best duo' with Brendan Power and many more. "Stunning” (Aled Jones, BBC R2). Tim Edey is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who has toured and recorded with the biggest names in Contemporary-Celtic music: The Chieftains, Christy Moore, Capercaille, Wolfstone, Altan, Lunasa, Julie Fowlis and many more... 

Osibisa Tribal

Osibisa Tribal

Osibisa first exploded onto the music scene in 1971 and is seen by many as the godfather of today’s UK-Afrobeat scene. Frontman Gregg Kofi Brown is best known for work with Youssou Ndour, Benjamin Zephania, Lauryn Hill, Bomb the Bass and Sting... 

The Lions Roar and Other Stories

The Lions Roar and Other Stories

Award-winning children's theatre company brings you a collection of short stories that will entertain and delight young audiences. Join Mr Fizzywinkle and Chazaro as they explore the jungle and find out how the elephant got its trunk, why the warthog is so ugly, why the crow is black, and most importantly how the lion got its roar... 

Tongue Fu (and Tongue Fu 4 Kids!)

Tongue Fu (and Tongue Fu 4 Kids!)

"amazing!" Guardian. Incredible spoken word artists re-work material live with jaw-dropping improvised music from the Fu Band. Poetry, storytelling, hip hop and high energy comedy all meet for a unique event that is part show, part experiment... 

Circus Abyssinia

Circus Abyssinia

Starring Ethiopian jugglers Bibi and Bichu, the inimitable Konjowoch Troupe, 'Circus Abyssinia' is circus at its most enchanting and surreal: as seen through the eyes of a child. The show tells the tale of two little Ethiopian brothers, whose dream of joining the circus is dismayed by the absence of circus in Africa... 

Rob Deering’s Greatest Hits

Rob Deering’s Greatest Hits

"Ingenious and hilarious" (The Guardian). As seen on BBC One and ITV, musical comedian Rob Deering returns to Brighton Fringe with all his smash hits in one show! Featuring tales of excess - life lived to the extreme... 

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Fast hands, smart mouth. Nice suit. The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British cabaret revival presents big laughs, serious skills, slapstick and breath taking spectacle... 

Tricity Vogue's All Girl Swing Band

Tricity Vogue's All Girl Swing Band

"Anyone else a massive fan of the divine Miss Vogue and her ukulele? Thought so." Time Out London Critics' Choice Charming musical cabaret from award-winning songstress Tricity Vogue... 

C'est Magnifique

C'est Magnifique

Oh la la la C'est Magnifique - musical theatre meets Parisian nightlife. Let us transport you to an intimate cabaret setting where all you need do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show... 

Grab The Bison By The Horns... .

Grab The Bison By The Horns... .

Join the brewers of Gem Electric house ale Bison Beer and host i-am-Doe ("An original and infectious talent", (The Evening Standard)), for a fun evening of music, comedy and delicious beers! Featured artists include The Phoenix Rose and special guests to be announced... 

Human Issue

Human Issue

Frank has issues. He's a comedian and self professed cultural provocateur. He's intelligent, he's funny, he's frustrated, he's frank and he's just about to kill himself. But first, he has one or two important things he'd like to say... 

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

"Imagine if Derren Brown was funny" Evening Standard. Brighton Fringe award-winner Doug Segal is back with a show designed to make you feel good! Doug is a fast paced comic entertainer performing seeming feats of mind control... 

Musa Mboob + Saidi Kanda

Musa Mboob + Saidi Kanda

In February 2017, West African master-drummer Musa gathered the latest incarnation of his band XamXam and flew to Gambia to collaborate with local musicians. Tanzanian vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Saidi has toured with Papa Wemba, Remmy Ongala and recorded for Grace Jones... 

Shhh Dating

Shhh Dating

Join Shhh Dating for a session of flirting games, eye gazing and no talking (till the end)! Shhh Dating has been storming the dating scene in London for 4 years and been praised by Timeout, BBC and the New York Times... 

Balancing Acts

Balancing Acts

'Balancing Acts' invites you to share in intimate stories of struggle, strength and resistance. This solo-performance incorporates audio interviews, film, verbatim, and physical theatre to open up and respond to the honest and hopeful accounts of six individuals dealing with depression, who find different and diverse ways to cope - from diving and sex, to song... 

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

"Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety" (This Is Cabaret). The Late Night Shop are a London-based collective who perform and curate the best of adult variety across the UK... 

Renegade Brass Band

Renegade Brass Band

8 horns, 2 drummers, scratch-DJ and MC. Renegade are a 12-pce Jazz, Funk & Hip-Hop band from Sheffield. RBB have headlined festivals around Europe, including Secret Garden Party, Black Sea Jazz, Soundwave Croatia and Glasto... 

Michèle Drees Jazz Tap Project

Michèle Drees Jazz Tap Project

Tap is visual jazz. Melodies created and improvised visually. A thrilling interplay between musicians, dancers and audience. Drummer Michele Drees brings her Jazz Tap project to Gem Electric with a spectacular mix of dancers and live jazz quartet...