Tigers Jaw to play Bau Wow in Brighton

Comprised of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins, TIGERS JAW have gripped listeners and press across the globe with their candid compositions and alluring harmonies. After releasing their current album ‘spin’ and playing last summer’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, TIGERS JAW will return...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:53 pm

Brighton singer bags a Brit

Brighton singer Rag ’N’ Bone Man won a Brit award last night (Wednesday 21 February). The singer, whose real name is Rory Graham, won the award for Best British Single for Human – and thanked, among others, “everyone back in Brighton”.   The 33-year-old,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:45 am

Brighton lads Ed and Gee set to put on blistering show at Patterns thanks to One Inch Badge

Now you must really treat yourself to a visit to Patterns near Brighton Pier on Saturday 3rd March, as you will be immersed in a kaleidoscopic blend of high energy synths and structural drums from the talented AK/DK. These boys are gaining a formidable following in the UK based...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018 at 11:36 pm

Brighton gallery’s future hangs on crowdfunding for £20k financial lifeline

A Brighton gallery has turned to crowdfunding to raise the £20,000 that it urgently needs to stay open. And within the first fortnight of its campaign Fabrica is almost three quarters of the way there, with more than £14,000 pledged as more than 260 donors offer support.  ...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018 at 12:54 pm

Paul Weller performs an impressive 30 song set at the Brighton Centre

PAUL WELLER , BRIGHTON CENTRE 17.2.18 The thing about our Mr. Weller, is that he likes to move forward. Each new album is very different from the last. That’s not to say that he follows musical trends and fashions, in my opinion he doesn’t – he has his own agenda. Of...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018 at 4:00 pm

Hey-Ho Let’s Go……Gabba Gabba Hey!

The Big Blue Shed presents The Ramonas with support from Penny Blood and Alligator Smile on Sunday 25th February from 7:30pm at the Con Club, Lewes. As the name suggests The Ramonas are an all female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock band Ramones. Originally conceived back...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 11:53 pm

Nothing to be GLUM about in Brighton

Nope certainly nothing to be glum about in Brighton indeed. A classic example is you get to see four great bands for just a fiver! So let’s put this into context, you have a choice of one pint of beer that will last you around twenty minutes OR you get a whole evenings aural and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 10:09 pm

Band emerge from their CAVES to go out on tour

The stars have aligned once again and as a consequence of this one of the very best fuzzed out modern indie punk artists around have emerged from their dark hiding places. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you ‘Caves’. The Caves studio band consists of Louise Hanman (guitar, drums,...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 8:47 pm

Happy Accidents announce Brighton concert and brand new album

HAPPY ACCIDENTS Announce New Album ‘Everything But The Here And Now’ Released 16th February 2018 via Alcopop! Records London indie-punk trio Happy Accidents (who are Rich on guitar & vocals, Neil on bass and Phoebe on drums & vocals) are pleased to announce their return...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 10:33 pm

Brighton’s very own Lost Horizons return

After selling out the Rialto Theatre last year, (view our Brighton & Hove News review here) the new project of Cocteau Twins and Bella Union boss Simon Raymonde, and Dif Juz and Jesus and Mary Chain musician Richie Thomas, have announced that they are going out on tour again...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 9:49 pm

Brighton shows an appetite to help with Canned Tunes gig in aid of Brighton Food Bank

  Food poverty in Brighton and Hove is a huge issue at the moment but there seems to be no shortage of people with an appetite to help. Earlier this year it was reported that the Whitehawk food bank has seen a 62 per cent increase in referrals for emergency food supplies and...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 8:40 pm

Brighton Festival publishes full programme today

The full programme for the Brighton Festival 2018 – England’s biggest annual curated multi-arts festival – was published today (Thursday 15 February). Guest director David Shrigley, a Turner Prize nominated graphic artist, spoke about the value of art despite...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 10:36 am

St Valentine’s Day massacre with Belgian punks

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton threw open its doors to the world as they welcomed two unknown (in this country) Belgian punk bands (F.O.D and FOR I AM) for the night, who’s fans celebrated in joyous revelry instead of a bloodbath. This evening Brighton had witnessed a couple...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 8:59 am

Tonight celebrate St Valentine’s Day with some Belgian punks

Why not try something a bit different for this years St Valentine’s Day? Drop in at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton and witness the best Belgian punk bands around. Family Ents Presents an evening with F.O.D with support from FOR I AM. Since the release of their debut EP...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018 at 7:24 am

Report on The Go! Team’s hometown gig in Brighton

THE GO! TEAM + GURR + NEON SAINTS BRASS BAND – THE CONCORDE 2 11.2.18 The Go! Team formed 18 years ago in Brighton and still are considered an enigma in the music world. Founder member Ian Parton’s vision was to merge together an unusual conglomerate of musical ideas that...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018 at 12:03 am

Congratulations to Hot Wax Promotions and Tigmus in Brighton

HANYA + CIRCE + TUVAL + OLIVIA MAY GREEN – PRINCE ALBERT 12.2.18 Brighton town centre, Monday night, bitterly cold, wet and rainy, rather depressing really – but all is well in the unique Prince Albert, with it’s lit fire, mighty fine Burning Sky beer, great company...
Posted On 13 Feb 2018 at 9:08 pm

Robin Hood

New Mutiny Theatre Company presents: Robin Hood The Old Market 9 Feb – 17 Feb 2018 Robin Hood By the time the hooded figure reappeared I’d forgotten the conceit of the play’s structure and yet, looking sideways at the seven year old – remarkably – he was...
Posted On 13 Feb 2018 at 11:07 am

League of their own?

ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE + RAMONAS, PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 10.2.18 Tonight was one of those nights which turned out to be much better than anticipated. My mate and I were rather elated how the evening panned out. We were at Patterns (formally known as Audio and the Escape Club) located...
Posted On 11 Feb 2018 at 1:25 pm

S.I.G – Spectrum Is Green for 22nd February in Brighton

Brighton Dome project SPECTRUM cultivates and supports the vibrant music scene of our city. Brighton is brimming with musical talent which we love to showcase, offering bands the perfect platform to be seen and heard and audiences the chance to discover something new or see their...
Posted On 09 Feb 2018 at 11:26 pm

Brighton based siblings Penelope Isles announce tour dates and forthcoming album

Hailing from the Isle of Man via Brighton, Penelope Isles is the collaboration of brother and sister Jack and Lily Wolter. The band mix waves of ambient delays and fuzz guitar noise, sonic dynamics and melodic pop hooks entwined with girl-boy harmonies. Their self-produced home...
Posted On 09 Feb 2018 at 9:39 pm