Arts news

Happy Accidents to return to Brighton in November

London indie trio Happy Accidents are set to return to Brighton as they have logged a date to perform at the popular Green Door Store located beneath Brighton’s main railway station on Saturday 17th November – You can purchase your tickets HERE. Happy Accidents are a young...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018 at 12:06 am

It’s not about you, it’s about Haiku Hands

Last May at the wonderful Great Escape new music festival, the Brighton & Hove News music team were treated to a seriously catchy and uplifting modern dance music set by three young ladies going under the name of Haiku Hands. The show we witnessed took place at the Komedia in...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018 at 9:30 pm

I just have ‘This Feeling’ that it’s going to rock!

It’s all going to be kicking off from 7:30pm on Saturday 6th October at the Hope & Ruin, Queens Road, Brighton as ‘This Feeling’ are hosting another fab evening of up-and-coming young rock bands. We attended the 2017 Brighton ‘This Feeling’ gig and reviewed it HERE and so we...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018 at 7:46 pm

Thumping rhythms and hypnotic bass sequences heard emanating from Hope & Ruin

SEXTILE + DITZ – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 19.9.18 OK I confess, I really really love Sextile. Sounds a tad rude doesn’t it? But actually sextile comes from the Latin sextīlis one sixth (of a circle), from sextus sixth. It also refers to an aspect or position of 60° between...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018 at 1:14 pm

Revelations with Richard Jobson as he discusses his life, the Skids and David Bowie

RICHARD JOBSON & MARTIN METCALFE – LATEST MUSIC BAR, BRIGHTON 21.9.18 Sometimes you go to an event and beforehand you really are not sure what that evening’s events have to offer. Tonight was one of those occasions. We were heading down to the intimate Latest Music Bar...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018 at 1:15 am

You’ll Have the Time of Your Life – Dirty Dancing comes to Brighton this week!

The iconic 1980’s Dirty Dancing arrives on stage in Brighton this week. Much loved and – surprisingly – critically acclaimed (at least initially) in its film format this show will be highly anticipated by many. ‘It’s quite a daunting role to take on because...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 12:27 pm

Band of the moment Estrons are going to be playing Green Door Store in November

The hotly-tipped Welsh searing alt-rock outfit Estrons have announced their much-anticipated debut album ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’. Coming October 5th, the record is the culmination of over two years hard touring and honing of a sound that has...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 11:25 pm

Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers & Showaddywaddy – Brighton Centre gig

Wow! These guys have over 50 Top 30 hits and in excess of 100 million record sales between them and they will all be performing at the Brighton Centre on Sunday 7th April 2019. Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:59 pm

The Stranglers & Dr Feelgood both to play Brighton Dome

Get your diaries out as The Stranglers are returning to Brighton Tuesday 26th March 2019 and they will be bringing Dr Feelgood along with them. The Stranglers ‘Back on the Tracks’ 19-date UK Tour kicks off in Belfast on 28th February culminating in what is bound to be another...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:00 pm

Bella Union Brighton collective Lost Horizons give superb performance

LOST HORIZONS + PENELOPE ISLES + CRAYOLA LECTERN – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 17.9.18 Ten months ago, the Brighton & Hove News reviewed the wonderful Lost Horizons ‘Ojalá’ album launch gig at The Rialto in Brighton – read our report HERE. In the meantime, Lost Horizons...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018 at 6:12 pm