One hit wonders prove they are no flash in the pan

THE VAPORS + DEPARTMENT S – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 8.12.18 After receiving a last minute call up to review this gig I left a family birthday...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018 at 2:49 pm

Johnny Moped set to return to Sussex

Amazingly enough, over the past 40 odd years I hadn’t actually seen Johnny Moped perform live until I saw them supporting The Damned at the...
Posted On 09 Dec 2018 at 1:42 am

Punk night at The Albert as Hagar The Womb set to play rare gig

The Prince Albert at the top of Trafalgar Street, Brighton will have its windows booming and walls shaking on Friday 18th January 2019 as there...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 6:59 pm

Triptych 2019 to return to Brighton in January

Triptych is a series of three music events and three EP record releases brought to you by Brighton’s ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ label and promoters....
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 3:03 pm

Gaelynn Lea Performs at the Green Door Store for Brighton Album Release Show on December 19th

Violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea is coming to the Green Door Store at 7pm on Wednesday 19th December for an intimate concert featuring her...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 10:39 pm

Fancy a varied and interesting night out in town?

There’s terrific drumming; fusion of soul, jazz, folk, funk and reggae and a spoken word artist on offer at The Brunswick (located at 1 Holland...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 9:32 pm

Bayonne announces long overdue second album and Brighton concert

Bayonne will be returning to Brighton on Monday 18th March 2019 as he will be appearing at the Hope & Ruin on Queens Road to promote his...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 6:24 pm

Fontaines D.C. take Brighton by storm

FONTAINES D.C. + HOTEL LUX – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 6.12.18 I’m really kicking myself for not starting Day 2 of this year’s Great...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 4:40 pm

Buzzcocks frontman Pete Shelley has died

Tonight I was at a gig up at the Prince Albert in Brighton and as I was taking a photo of Hotel Lux on my phone, a message popped up from a...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 1:21 am

“London Calling” 40th anniversary concerts

The UK’s premier Clash tribute act London Calling have announced not one but two Sussex dates as part of their special tour, where they will be...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 5:43 pm
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Don’t ‘Dilly-Dally’ on the way to the Hope & Ruin

Canadian alt-rockers Dilly Dally will be on their way to Brighton’s Hope & Ruin on 31st January 2019. Signed to Partisan Records...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 4:38 pm
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Komedia Brighton boasts one of the largest programmes for Independent Venue Week 2019

As a venue that has been involved in Independent Venue Week since its inception in 2014, Komedia Brighton are excited to announce that they boast...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 3:00 pm

They’ve surely found a ‘Hidden Herd’ of musical talent

PIZZAGIRL + HONEY MOON + JUMANJI + SUZI ISLAND – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 5.12.18 It’s wet and soggy mid-week December night in Brighton...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 12:28 pm

‘Hannah Wants’ your attendance at Patterns, Brighton for some serious clubbing!

Hannah Wants returns with her annual tour in February and March 2019, with several of the dates already sold out. She will be appearing locally...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018 at 3:55 pm

Australian Pink Floyd Show to come to Brighton next year

Having sold over 4 million tickets in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is rightfully hailed as one of the leading concert...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018 at 2:49 pm

Attention Brighton music fans – see 4 acts for just £6

We’ve found another value for money event for you lovely people. You get to see no less than four decent acts for just £6 up at the Hope &...
Posted On 02 Dec 2018 at 4:29 pm

Brighton Acoustic Club welcomes Patterson Dipper

The Brighton Acoustic Club hosts its monthly session at the Lord Nelson tomorrow evening (Monday 3 December). The club said: “John Dipper and...
Posted On 02 Dec 2018 at 2:10 pm

Carnival Collective kick off the party season in spectacular style!

CARNIVAL COLLECTIVE + BLOCO BRANCO – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 30.11.18 It seemed highly appropriate that Carnival Collective had announced their...
Posted On 02 Dec 2018 at 1:40 pm

Sex Pistols Experience put on a night to remember

THE SEX PISTOLS EXPERIENCE + THE LIMEYS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 1.12.18 The Sex Pistols Experience pulled into Lewes tonight and put on a...
Posted On 02 Dec 2018 at 12:31 pm

Aussie bands give Sticky Mike’s a raucous send-off

SKEGSS + DUMB PUNTS + BEACHTAPE – STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR, BRIGHTON 29.11.18 Oh how I truly wish that this evening had been my final Sticky...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018 at 6:52 pm

Punk band 999 back in Brighton

999 + NUFFIN’ – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 29.11.18 The first band on tonight blew me away, it’s the first time I had seen them – and...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018 at 12:01 pm

We witnessed classic performances from Penelope Isles, Porridge Radio & DITZ

PENELOPE ISLES + PORRIDGE RADIO + DITZ – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 28.11.18 Tonight’s wonderful adventure was to see Penelope Isles,...
Posted On 29 Nov 2018 at 9:18 am

Squeeze to play Brighton Centre with Heaven 17

Squeeze have announced their brand new tour ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019’, which will see the South-London legends play their...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 2:27 pm

Hope & Ruin taken by the ‘Scruff Of The Neck’

SUBMARINER + THE TIN PIGEONS + DRUSILA + TOMMY – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 26.11.18 Tonight’s event up at the Hope & Ruin in Brighton...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 1:27 pm

EP launch night at Rialto a resounding success

HANYA + ZOOZ + BLUSH – RIALTO THEATRE, BRIGHTON 25.11.18 The opportunity of spending a Sunday evening in salubrious surroundings in the...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 4:32 pm