INHEAVEN making music smell as nice as red roses

INHEAVEN – THE HAUNT BRIGHTON Wednesday 18th October Tonight we arrived at The Haunt in Pool Valley, Brighton a little harassed as we were running a tad late and so unfortunately missed the opening act called King Nun (sorry guys), but we caught all of the sets from the other two...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 1:23 am
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Gary Numan brings his post apocalyptic future to Brighton as Hurricane Ophelia’s orange gloom lingers above

Sometimes life is filled with strange coincidences and tonight (Monday 16th October 2017) the people of Brighton bared witness to one of these. The Godfather of Synth, Gary Numan was in town at the Dome as part of his ‘Savage’ album tour. The album was unleashed just...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 12:12 pm

Harvey Weinstein scandal delays release of Benedict Cumberbatch movie part-filmed in Brighton

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has delayed the release of a film starring Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch which was part-filmed in Brighton earlier this year. Weinstein, a leading Hollywood producer, faces several allegations of rape and sexual assault and has been sacked by...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 2:27 am

Up and coming guitar acts hit Brighton

The Shimmer Band + Bang Bang Romeo + BlackWaters + SONS As part of ‘This Feelings – Alive’ tour, four of the most exciting new prospects in the world of indie rock gathered together for the very first time at Patterns in Brighton tonight (15th October). They were here...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 1:39 pm
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Lamb delight Brighton with eclectic set

Concorde 2, Brighton – Thursday 12th October 2017 It seems quite inconceivable that it has been 21 years since eclectic trip-hop duo Lamb released their debut eponymous album to much acclaim. To celebrate the anniversary of it’s release, they embarked on their...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 3:04 pm

The Travelling Band Brighton concert of interest to Tom Petty fans?

Manchester’s The Travelling Band will tour their recently released album, ‘SAILS’, throughout the UK next month, with the opening gig on Wednesday 1st November at The Prince Albert in Brighton. Focused around the songwriting talents and production skills of Jo...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017 at 7:08 pm
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Snails to trail in Snowdog footsteps this winter 

A trail of snails will be following in the footsteps of last year’s Snowdogs to raise money for Martlets Hospice. Fatboy Slim unveiled three giant snails, two uniquely decorated by artists, before an invited audience of businesses, artists and community groups at the...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017 at 4:16 pm

Take That’s Gary Barlow announces solo UK tour that includes Brighton date

Gary Barlow today (12th October) announced that he will be embarking on a 34 date solo tour of 24 intimate venues across the UK, kicking off in April 2018. Tickets go on sale 10am Friday 20th October via http://www.gigsandtours.com and http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk and for the...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017 at 12:52 pm

Brighton school to host new opera by Stephen Fry

A Brighton school is to host a new opera by Stephen Fry based on a short story by the novelist EM Forster. The Life to Come is being staged by Surrey Opera at Roedean School just a month after its world premiere. The score is by Louis Mander with a libretto by Fry who described...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017 at 1:42 pm

Blue Hawaii to spread Tenderness right across Brighton on Sunday 19th November

Blue Hawaii is the songwriting, production, and DJ project of Raphaelle ‘Ra’ Standell and Alexander ‘Agor’ Kerby. After some four years apart, the duo rekindled their creative flame in 2016 and begun writing music about an intimate relationship Ra was experiencing mostly over...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017 at 3:39 pm
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This Feeling are flying the flag for new British guitar music with a 12 date tour that includes Brighton

Representing the very best of the new classic British guitar bands ‘Alive’ is This Feeling’s biggest national tour in its 11 year history. The club night has organically become the nation’s No.1 live new music event and now has stages at major festivals inc...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017 at 2:44 pm
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X Factor to end live tour in Brighton

Tickets for the X Factor Live Tour go on sale this week, with the final date of the show’s run scheduled for the Brighton Centre. The promoters said: “For the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner – each and every night. “The X Factor digital host, Becca...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017 at 2:28 pm

It’s all written in ‘Black & White’ according to Catholic Action

Glasgow’s Catholic Action have unveiled another taste of their forthcoming album ‘In Memory Of’ (released on 20th October via Modern Sky) with the slick, low-slung anthem ‘Black & White’. A calculated and precise slow-burner, ‘Black & White’ inverts the raw...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 6:43 pm
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Girli gets in a ‘Hot Mess’ and heads to Brighton

Finally the wait is over and the new EP from pink pop talky-rapper sensation Girli aka Milly Toomey will be let lose to the world tomorrow (10th October). The new 4 track EP features the adorably catchy lead track ‘Hot Mess’, which you can hear here:...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 5:44 pm
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I’m heading Way Out West! Are you coming too?

Way Out West are electronic music producers Jody Wisternoff and Nick Warren who originate from Bristol. They met in a record shop that Nick was working in way back in 1994 and have been producing music ever since. They are most likely remembered for their absolutely awesome 1996...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 4:19 pm
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Lewes Con Club to host Punk Band Penetration on Friday 27th October

The Con Club in Lewes has managed to get another decent punk group booking in the form of Penetration. The punk rock band are from County Durham, formed in 1976. They re-formed in 2001 with several new members. Fronted by distinctive singer, Pauline Murray, their debut single,...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017 at 10:27 pm
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Sticky Mike’s host popular Japanese pop band The Fin.

The Fin. (yes, they do have a full stop as part of their name!) are a really decent Japanese pop band who formed in Kobe in 2010 and consists of members Yuto Uchino (vocals and synth), Ryosuke Odagaki (guitar) and Kaoru Nakazawa (who was formally the drummer but now I believe...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017 at 2:53 am
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Kirk Brandon’s legendary Theatre Of Hate gig review at Patterns, Brighton

I was rather excited about the possibility of seeing the awesome Theatre Of Hate playing live in Brighton again, as I was a fan right from the off, when they (Kirk Brandon, Stan Stammers, Luke Rendall, Steve Guthrie and John “Boy” Lennard) released their very first double-A-sided...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017 at 1:01 am
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Teenage Kickers The Undertones are heading to Brighton

The Concorde 2 has secured Irish legends The Undertones for an evening of lively musical entertainment on Thursday 16th November. The Undertones emerged from Derry in 1976, the result of five friends (John O’Neill, Damian O’Neill, Feargal Sharkey, Billy Doherty and Michael...
Posted On 07 Oct 2017 at 5:45 pm

Surreal Punk Rockers The Lovely Eggs set to play Brighton date

Surreal punk rockers The Lovely Eggs are back on the road this month (October), bringing their raucous live shows to audiences throughout the UK, including calling in at The Haunt in Brighton on Friday 3rd November. This will be their first full-length UK tour in more than a...
Posted On 07 Oct 2017 at 4:51 pm
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