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Music concert to be held in Brighton’s oldest surviving building – St Nicholas Church

Fancy an evening to remember? On Friday 27th April you can witness Brighton’s finest musicians in the beautifully haunting St Nicholas Church, located at the junction of Church Street and Dyke Road, just up from the Clock Tower. The three acts that are performing are: AK...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 11:50 pm

Founder member of Spandau Ballet, Steve Norman, announces hometown Brighton concert

The renowned saxophonist, guitarist, percussionist and songwriter Steve Norman was an iconic figure in Spandau Ballet. The band have had multiple hit singles including ‘True’, ‘Gold’ and ‘Through the Barricades’ and sold over 25 million records worldwide and earning numerous...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 10:31 pm

Noel Gallagher & The High Flying Birds – Brighton concert review

NOEL GALLAGHER & THE HIGH FLYING BIRDS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 22.4.18 I’ve been waiting a long time to see big brother Gallagher in his solo form and the Brighton Centre is his first port of call on the UK and Irish leg of the ‘Stranded on the Earth’ World Tour. He will also...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 9:40 pm

Brighton’s local independent record shops celebrate Record Store Day

Saturday 21st April has been a very important date in the music calendar for many people up and down the country and even internationally as it was annual Record Store Day. This is a celebration of the culture of the independently owned record shop. The day brings together fans,...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 12:32 am

Brighton gig with a difference at Bella Union

As you are probably aware that Saturday 21st April was annual Record Store Day. It’s a celebration of the culture of the independently owned record shop. The day brings together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores right across the world. A number of records...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 10:06 pm

Cosmic Strip play Distortion Fest at Green Door Store in Brighton

COSMIC STRIP – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 21.4.18 Once again the Green Door Store delivers another great event – Distortion Fest. Located at Lower Goods Yard, Brighton Train Station, BN1 4FQ, the Green Door Store club (with the assistance of Beehive Live Agency) this...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 7:53 pm

Celebration of local independent music at Brighton Dome

Yesterday, (Saturday 21st April) Brighton celebrated a day-long SPECTRUM Festival held at the Dome Concert Hall to celebrate independent local music on Record Store Day. It was held in collaboration with the Green Door Store, QM Records and concert promoters Love Thy Neighbour....
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 5:36 pm

Attention BBC Radio 2 listeners – Jeremy Vine and Bob Harris love Callaghan

CALLAGHAN – BRIGHTON UNITARIAN CHURCH 21.4.18 “Callaghan is amazing…she has a voice, she sings, she writes and she plays…and there is no more that needs to be said!” Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2 “A wonderful artist…hugely talented” Bob Harris, BBC...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 12:56 pm
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Crime writers share guilty secrets – and tips on what not to write

Find the telling detail – that was one of the tips at a crime writing masterclass held by four specialist authors in Brighton today. One of them, crime scene investigator Kate Bendelow, said: “I wanted to be a police officer but my eyesight was too poor. “Ironically, I’m...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018 at 4:06 pm

Hinds chicas Brighton concert has fiesta vibe

HINDS – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 20.4.18 Finally it was time to see Spain’s hottest music export perform at Brighton’s Concorde 2. Hinds are out of Madrid and are Carlotta Cosials (vocals, guitar), Ana Perrote (vocals, guitar), Ade Martin (bass, backing vocals) and Dutch born...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018 at 1:56 am