Those nutty boys Madness are coming to Brighton

“The hills are alive with the sound of Madness!”. Britain’s favourite pop band Madness will be embarking on a major UK arena tour this December...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 9:36 am
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Brighton’s IVI releases brand new single ‘Stars’

Just a quick note to say that our current ‘What’s On – Brighton & Hove News’ Facebook page cover star ‘IVI’ has released her brand new...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 11:49 pm

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 12:56 pm
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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...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018 at 1:56 am

Plenty turnout for Hayley Chillcott’s EP release in Brighton cafe

HAYLEY CHILLCOTT + JUSTIN SALTMERIS + SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER – CAFE PLENTY, BRIGHTON 19.4.18 Today (20th April) Brighton based Hayley...
Posted On 20 Apr 2018 at 5:30 pm

Live bands at Vinyl Revolution’s Record Store Day event on Saturday 21st April

• Exclusive Record Store Day Vinyl Releases • BBC Sussex Broadcasting Live from the Store (9am to Midday) • Five bands playing outside the store...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 12:51 am

Iron Chic open up UK leg of tour in Brighton

IRON CHIC + COLOUR ME WEDNESDAY + HUMAN CELL – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 17.4.18 Attention Green Day and Blink 182 fans! Iron Chic really need to...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018 at 10:15 pm

Gentleman’s Dub Club set to support Orbital at Brighton Racecourse

Gentleman’s Dub Club have been added to Orbital’s Brighton Racecourse concert on 29th June. The Gentleman’s Dub Club formed in 2006 and are now...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018 at 8:04 pm
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Orbital to play Brighton Racecourse this June

ORBITAL are back with a summer event not to be missed … Full line-up (in order) includes: Orbital Faithless (DJ set) Gentleman’s Dub Club...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018 at 7:24 pm

Music Mania Festival coming to Brighton 6th to 8th July 2018

There are many music festivals in the annual calendar but only a small amount have the personal feel with a real passion for quality live music...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:31 pm

The ‘Local Record Store’ is back!

After an amazing week at ‘It is what it is’ pop-up shop in the North Laine back in 2015, Pop-Up Brighton and Foreign Skin are excited to bring...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:30 pm

London based Laish return back home to Brighton

Back in 2008 the alternative folk band Laish (pronounce Lie-sh) were formed in Brighton and ten years down the road the collective are still on...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:30 pm

Brighton based four-piece SpringHill set to officially launch this week

SpringHill formed in late 2017 and are a Brighton based four piece indie pop band along the lines of The Wombats and Catfish and The Bottlemen....
Posted On 16 Apr 2018 at 7:30 pm

It would be Bad Manners not to report on this gig

BAD MANNERS + THE FISH BROTHERS – CON CLUB, LEWES 15.4.18 Bad Manners in Lewes! The fantastically entertaining Buster Bloodvessel and his...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018 at 5:52 pm

‘Washed Out Festival’ – Day Two: Revved-up raucous live music

‘WASHED OUT FESTIVAL’, BRIGHTON: DAY TWO 14.4.18 57 modern punk, emo and hardcore bands today! ‘Washed Out’ festival in Brighton goes...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018 at 6:35 pm

Penelope Isles adopts Brighton as new home

PENELOPE ISLES + LINGUA NADA + NIGHT VISION – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 11.4.18 Penelope Isles is the brainchild of sister and brother...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018 at 11:40 am

1977 arty punk band The Mekons still rockin’ Sussex

THE MEKONS 77 + ASBO DEREK + JON LANGFORD’S FOUR LOST SOULS -THE CON CLUB, LEWES 12.4.18 The packed out crowd at the Lewes Con Club tonight...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 11:41 am

‘Washed Out Festival’ – Day One: Friendly and relaxed atmosphere with terrific live music

‘WASHED OUT FESTIVAL’, BRIGHTON: DAY ONE 13.4.18 Firstly, congratulations to Patrick and his team at Apple Shampoo Events for organising such a...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 2:57 am