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Legendary…and I mean legendary, night of punk rock

SLAUGHTER & THE DOGS + THE DERELLAS + THE REMS – CON CLUB, LEWES 12.8.18 In my preview piece for this Slaughter & The Dogs concert way back in January, I stated: “This will truly be quite an evening to remember for yours truly as I have as yet never managed to see...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 12:01 am

Brighton witnesses rare Helen & The Horns performance

HELEN & THE HORNS – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 11.8.18 Many many moons ago, I was fortunate to grab a ticket to see Brighton label Attrix Records darlings The Chefs perform live at the original Concorde concert venue near the Dolphinarium. Their singer was the enchanting...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018 at 12:50 pm

An intimate evening with Skids frontman Richard Jobson

Legendary Skids frontman and film director Richard Jobson will be appearing at the Latest Music Bar located at 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton, BN2 1TF on Friday 21st September from 19:30 to 22:30 pm. Jobson will reading passages from his acclaimed new sci-fi novel ‘Speed...
Posted On 05 Aug 2018 at 4:31 pm

Aisha Khan brings sultry glamour to Brighton

All hail the old school Diva! Expect sequins and wry anecdotes, as well as good music when Glamorous Roots music singer Aisha Khan makes her debut in Brighton on Sunday 26th August with her trio. She will be part of the Singers on Sunday series of concerts hosted by the...
Posted On 05 Aug 2018 at 2:33 pm
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Brighton is the Electronic Music Capital of the UK

Key Facts: * Brighton has 3.3 electronic events per 1000 people * London only has 0.5 * Manchester is 3rd (and the city with the highest population in the top 5, Glasgow comes in at 6th) * Followed by Llandudno, Penrith and Newcastle Brighton has been crowned the ‘Electronic...
Posted On 05 Aug 2018 at 1:40 pm
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Dickie-in around in Sussex

THE DICKIES – CON CLUB, LEWES 4.8.18 Congratulations to ‘We Love The Big Blue Shed’ concert promoters as they gallantly put on America’s foremost bubble-gum punk band The Dickies at the Con Club in Lewes last night, despite the fact that the date clashed...
Posted On 05 Aug 2018 at 10:50 am

Let’s Go Fly a Kite – at the theatre!

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, JW Productions. The Old Market, Hove The critically acclaimed family show Let’s Go Fy a Kite comes to the Old Market for one night only, on Saturday 11 August. Directed by Natalie Sexton, writer and director of This Boy Tom which was a hit of this...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 11:30 am

A Handbag?! Oscar Wilde classic comes to BOAT

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, JW Productions There’ll be cucumber sandwiches for tea at Brighton Open Air Theatre this week – and handbags at dawn too – as Oscar Wilde’s much-loved classic opens on Wednesday (1 August). The fearsome Lady...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 10:58 am

Brighton Acoustic Session returns with the wry wit of Mike Reinstein

The Brighton Acoustic Session returns with Mike Reinstein taking centre stage at the Lord Nelson on Monday 6 August. The organisers said: “Mike’s songs take witty and wonderful snapshots of the world’s follies and absurdities. “He’s a fine finger-picking guitarist too with...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018 at 11:53 am

Penguin enchants at Ropetackle****

Long Nose Puppets: Penguin, from the children’s book by Polly Dunbar. Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham. Polly Dunbar’s warm and funny modern classic is brought to life by a talented trio from Long Nose Puppets, of whom Dunbar is a founding member. The story is padded...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 7:48 pm