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Brighton singer and songwriter joins Rag ’n’ Bone Man on European tour starting tonight

Brighton singer and songwriter Grace Carter takes to the stage as the support act as fellow Brighton performer Rag ’n’ Bone Man starts his European tour tonight (Friday 23 February). Grace, 20, will open for the Brit award-winner in the French city of Lille before heading to...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018 at 10:35 pm

The legendary UK Subs are returning to Patterns in Brighton

Now then, who would have predicted back in 1976 that the UK Subs frontman Charlie Harper would still be gigging and releasing records with his band after 42 years? It surely is an astounding accomplishment and one that sits in high regard amongst myself and my punk mates,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018 at 5:55 pm

New show announcement – Kirk Brandon special event

Listen up folks! The legendary frontman of Theatre of Hate and Spear of Destiny, Kirk Brandon, will be performing a special ‘aKoustiK/listening party’ at the Prince Albert in Brighton on Thursday 5th April. Kirk will be accompanied by Sam Sansbury on cello and they will be...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 10:55 pm

Tigers Jaw to play Bau Wow in Brighton

Comprised of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins, TIGERS JAW have gripped listeners and press across the globe with their candid compositions and alluring harmonies. After releasing their current album ‘spin’ and playing last summer’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, TIGERS JAW will return...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:53 pm

Brighton singer bags a Brit

Brighton singer Rag ’N’ Bone Man won a Brit award last night (Wednesday 21 February). The singer, whose real name is Rory Graham, won the award for Best British Single for Human – and thanked, among others, “everyone back in Brighton”.   The 33-year-old,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:45 am

Brighton lads Ed and Gee set to put on blistering show at Patterns thanks to One Inch Badge

Now you must really treat yourself to a visit to Patterns near Brighton Pier on Saturday 3rd March, as you will be immersed in a kaleidoscopic blend of high energy synths and structural drums from the talented AK/DK. These boys are gaining a formidable following in the UK based...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018 at 11:36 pm

Brighton gallery’s future hangs on crowdfunding for £20k financial lifeline

A Brighton gallery has turned to crowdfunding to raise the £20,000 that it urgently needs to stay open. And within the first fortnight of its campaign Fabrica is almost three quarters of the way there, with more than £14,000 pledged as more than 260 donors offer support.  ...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018 at 12:54 pm

Paul Weller performs an impressive 30 song set at the Brighton Centre

PAUL WELLER , BRIGHTON CENTRE 17.2.18 The thing about our Mr. Weller, is that he likes to move forward. Each new album is very different from the last. That’s not to say that he follows musical trends and fashions, in my opinion he doesn’t – he has his own agenda. Of...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018 at 4:00 pm

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