Former Kraftwerk member Wolfgang Flür set to bring his unique show to Brighton this September

Saturday 29th September will be a great day for electronic music lovers in and around Brighton as one of the four members from the heyday line-up...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 10:16 pm

Dynamic octet Ska band set to liven up Brighton this November

Chainska Brassika are pleased to announce they will be heading out on a UK tour in November. The band will be visiting some of their favourite...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 11:59 pm

Next Level: Interview with Mark King of Level 42

Our reporter (and fellow bass aficionado) Chris Shelley caught up with the legendary bass-player and Level 42 front-man Mark King ahead of his...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 2:34 pm

Breaking Brighton quintet – THE RPMs announce a run of UK dates this Summer

With appearances in Cardiff, Bristol, Brighton and London, The RPMs’ upcoming series of shows are being hosted by indie club night extraordinaire...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 1:44 am

Stone Foundation set to play Brighton in support of fifth album

Stone Foundation have raised the bar higher once again with their stunning new studio album ‘Everybody, Anyone’ released on August 24t...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 12:56 am

Attention prog and folk fans – heard of Dandelion Charm?

Newhaven-based Dandelion Charm combine prog, folk and rock influences into a luxurious blend of intricate harmonies, soaring melodies, superb...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 12:11 am

Stop what you are doing and watch this stunning ecology video!

Novo Amor, aka Ali Lacey, has unveiled a remarkable and poignant video for the title track from his anticipated debut album ‘Birthplace’ –...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 11:09 pm

Talking Head David Byrne playing Brighton in October

David Byrne (of Talking Heads fame) has announced nine arena dates in the UK and Ireland in October and November, including an appearance at the...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 9:40 pm

Boyzone farewell tour dates announced – Brighton Centre gig included

After six UK #1 singles, five UK #1 albums and 25 years together, the iconic Boyzone will release their final album ‘Thank You & Goodnight’...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 6:40 pm
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Pop band Years & Years announce Brighton date as part of forthcoming album tour

As Years & Years prepare to release their hotly anticipated second album ‘Palo Santo’ on July 6th, they have announced their biggest ever UK...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 6:00 pm
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Battery Operated Orchestra play brilliant Brighton gig

BATTERY OPERATED ORCHESTRA + FRUITY WATER + COSMIC CAZ – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 15.6.18 Last Friday, the lucky punters at Brighton’s...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 12:15 am

June’s Brighton Album Chart Show

Brighton is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, bohemian and vibrant cities in the UK. It has stamped its mark on worldwide music culture and...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018 at 2:00 pm

Brighton band Red Deer People final gig report

RED DEER PEOPLE + SQUID + NIGHT VISION – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 14.6.18 The Brighton & Hove News music team were witness to the...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018 at 9:35 am

Brighton prepares to celebrate Refugee Week

For 20 years Brighton and Hove has celebrated Refugee Week with events highlighting refugees’ contributions, resilience and creativity. This year...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018 at 10:12 pm

First wave UK punks excite Brighton crowd

THE VIBRATORS + PENNY BLOOD + STONE HEROES – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 9.6.18 I have recently had a bit of a gig drought and as a result...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018 at 3:21 pm

The inaugural Utopia All-Dayer in Brighton passes off perfectly

TOY + FEWS + IS BLISS + BAD NERVES + ATLAS WYND + PEEPING DREXELS + SKINNY MILK + HEIRLOOM + BUDDHA BLOOD + SUN SCREAM – THE GREEN DOOR...
Posted On 10 Jun 2018 at 10:44 pm

Red Deer People set to play farewell show in Brighton

The Brighton & Hove News music teams first gig of the year was back on 3rd January 2018 where we reported on a gig at the Green Door Store...
Posted On 09 Jun 2018 at 1:44 pm

The Green Door Store hosting FREE music gig this Friday!

Well what do you know, those lovely people at Brighton’s Green Door Store have lined up a FREE concert featuring three decent local acts this...
Posted On 09 Jun 2018 at 1:47 am

Here’s a new up-and-coming talent that you need to watch out for – Halo Maud

New French artist Halo Maud returns to Brighton on Saturday 13th October at the Rialto Theatre, after her fantastic sets at The Great Escape, in...
Posted On 07 Jun 2018 at 11:41 pm

Check out the Berlin based duo who blend reverb-soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronics

The 21st November 2017 was one of the very best days of the year for yours truly as I was fortunate to have seen a duo called The KVB play live...
Posted On 07 Jun 2018 at 12:28 am

999 ‘Emergency’ punk band back on the road

English punk rock band 999 were formed in London at the very tail end of 1976, December to be precise, when brothers Nick and Guy placed an...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018 at 10:04 pm

Brighton Festival Review: The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety***

The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety is a strange and bewildering piece. Part concert, part dramatic reading, it blurs the lines of what...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018 at 12:41 pm

Haley (FKA Haley Bonar) announces intimate Brighton concert

Having followed up her hugely acclaimed album ‘Impossible Dream’ with an exclusive Record Store Day 7” release ‘Bratt’, HALEY (FKA...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018 at 12:25 pm
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He’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ as Rick Astley is Back!

Two years ago Rick Astley returned with an album that surprised everyone, even himself. His No.1 album ‘50’ sold over 300,000 copies and was one...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018 at 10:18 am
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Oi! Oi! It’s a night of blistering punk rock in Brighton

If you like your music on the fast raw edgy side, then you might just want to head to the Prince Albert below Brighton’s main railway station at...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018 at 12:02 am