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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