Highly stimulating electronic music concert held in local Brighton church

ULRICH SCHNAUSS + JOHANNA BRAMLI – ST. LUKE’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 22.03.19 I have to say that this concert was always going to be a memorable one as I have been attending concerts continually since 1978 and I have never been to a musical performance at Brighton’s St. Luke’s...
Posted On 23 Mar 2019 at 4:54 pm

New Brighton bands making the right noises

NAIPIA + BLACK DOG COLLECTIVE – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 21.03.19 Brighton is such a buzzing place musically and we are often spoilt for choice on which bands to go and see. Tonight was one such quandary as there were several concerts taking place, so I thought the best...
Posted On 23 Mar 2019 at 3:10 am

Brighton’s John Peel Night – acts announced

Spinningchilli have announced details of their 10th John Peel Night, celebrating the life of the late great DJ (30th August 1939 – 25th October 2004). The fun filled event is taking place in Brighton at the Green Door Store located underneath Brighton’s main railway...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 2:46 pm

Music icon Toyah announces Brighton concert

Toyah hits the road in autumn 2019 to celebrate and perform material from her newly re-imagined double album ‘In The Court Of The Crimson Queen’, released 12 April 2019. The album, written and arranged by Toyah Wilcox and Simon Darlow, presents a collection of finely honed...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 11:53 am

Winter Gardens starting to bloom this spring

WINTER GARDENS – THE RICHMOND BAR, BRIGHTON 21.03.19 Last November we picked up on local band Winter Gardens when they were performing only their third ever gig, when they were supporting the fab South Korean outfit Say Sue Me up at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road,...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 2:07 am

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. This spans from the year dot, right up to the sounds of tomorrow. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pm

Vital Idles return to Brighton with their post-punk sound

VITAL IDLES + THE LEGEND! + RADISSON BLUE – EAST STREET TAP, BRIGHTON 20.03.19 I have been aware of the name Vital Idles for a while now, as it is similar to the legendary Bristol 5-piece, IDLES and the name often comes up in my internet searches, but in all honesty...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 3:37 pm

David Gray plays to appreciative Brighton crowd

DAVID GRAY + L.A. SALAMI – THE DOME, BRIGHTON 19.03.19 This evening’s event at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall was understandably a sellout as the famed 50 year old Cheshire tune-smith David Gray was back in town as part of his 16 date UK and Ireland ‘Gold In A Brass...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 3:59 pm

The Who tribute band offer no ‘substitute’ for ‘my generation’

WHO ARE YOU – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 16.03.19 One might think that being of a musically punk/psychobilly leaning, that a band that was the cornerstone of any self-respecting MOD in concert would not be the place to spend an evening, but with age comes wisdom, or so I am told,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 3:33 pm

Bayonne wows Brighton with mesmerising concert

BAYONNE + VIKTOR MAGICK – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.03.19 It’s been quite a while since we have seen a performance by Bayonne, who is namely Roger Sellers who hails from Austin Texas. Last time he graced us with his presence was a brief thirty minute set at the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:32 pm