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 cities and bringing their trademark good time vibes with them. They are scheduled to perform live in Brighton on Wednesday 7 November at...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 11:59 pm

Plans to scrap Aquarium roundabout back on the table

Plans to replace the Aquarium roundabout with traffic lights are back on the table as the council looks again at how to extend the Valley Gardens scheme right down to the seafront. The reworking of the A23 from St Peter’s Church to Edward Street, dubbed Valley Gardens Phase...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 4:05 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 performance at Love Supreme next weekend. Chris: When did you first take up the bass guitar as the instrument of choice as an alternative...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 2:34 pm

Brighton’s ‘ugliest building’ set to come down by autumn

A building dubbed Brighton’s ugliest is set to finally be demolished by the end of the year – two years after developers were given planning permission and more than 30 years since it was last occupied. First Base were given the green light to knock down Anston House...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 1:47 pm

Council apologises for removing homeless man’s tent from Brighton seafront

The council has apologised after a homeless man’s tent was removed from Madeira Drive last weekend and destroyed ahead of the London to Brighton bike ride. The rough sleeper’s work clothes, new trainers and other possessions were inside the tent when it was removed by...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 1:09 pm

Brighton bike hire scheme to have more bikes and hubs

The Brighton bike hire scheme is to expand with 120 new bikes and nine new hubs, mostly in Hove. The scheme started last September with 450 bikes at 51 sites and in the nine months since has attracted 35,000 subscribers. By the end of May there had been 213,000 rentals and more...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 10:50 am

Hove food van catches fire

A Hove road was closed as firefighters tackled a blaze which broke out in a Caribbean food van yesterday afternoon. Bready Delights van, which is regularly parked in Selborne Road, Hove, caught fire at about 3.20pm. The video above was shot by Kitebox video production, whose...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 10:10 am

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 ‘This Feeling’, and will see the band joined each night by a top billing of new talent (including New York Tourists, Bandicoot, Violet...
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 24th. ‘Everybody, Anyone’ features 11 new songs and as before, there’s a sprinkling of guest musicians who feature on the album including Kathryn...
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 musicianship and heartfelt lyrics. Imagine Fleetwood Mac meets Opeth and CSN meets Yes. Very much a personal as well as a creative...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 12:11 am
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