Brighton’s John Peel Night – acts announced

Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 2:46 pm

The legendary John Peel (RIP)

Spinningchilli have announced details of their 10th John Peel Night, celebrating the life of the late great DJ (30th August 1939 – 25th October 2004). The fun filled event is taking place in Brighton at the Green Door Store located underneath Brighton’s main railway station on Saturday 12th October 2019.

Doors will open at 7:30pm and on the bill will be the legendary Piranhas, Cult Figures and Simon&thePope.

The Piranhas Four+

The Piranhas who are famed for their massiveTom Hark hit, recorded four sessions for Peelie who made a pilgrimage to witness their influential Sunday night gigs at The Alhambra in Brighton. Now known as Piranhas Four+, they’re still fronted by Bob Grover.

Cult Figures (pic Phil Guild)

Cult Figures will be offering up a mix of oldies, including 1979 Peel fave Zip Nolan’, and songs from their great new LP The 166 Ploughs a Lonely Furrow’.

Simon&thePope (pic Phil Guild)

Simon&thePope are a punk funk drum n bass duo. Simon Charterton drummed for The Higsons who recorded several Peel sessions.

The Piranhas Four+ (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Tickets are only £8 and are available to purchase in advance from WeGotTickets and Resident Music in Kensington Gardens, Brighton Tel:01273 606312 or if there are any left on the night then they will be priced at £10 on the door.

‘Boring’ Bob Grover from The Piranhas (pic Nick Linazasoro)

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