Albion so close to causing Anfield shock

Liverpool 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion came close to snatching a draw at Liverpool, almost coming back from being two goals down. Former Seagulls transfer target Virgil van Dijk put the home side two goals in front within 24 minutes. And Maty Ryan made several good saves...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 6:00 pm

There are no souls sleeping when Frank Turner comes to town

FRANK TURNER & THE SLEEPING SOULS + EMILY BARKER – DE LA WARR, PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 29.11.19 The first time I saw Frank Turner was Reading Festival 2016. He was the first act on the first day, and as a naïve nineteen year old. My breakfast had consisted of two vodka...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 4:57 pm

Premier League Match Day 13 – Liverpool v Brighton & Hove Albion

Pascal Gross and Yves Bissouma make rare starts and Aaron Connolly returns to the starting line up as Neal Maupay drops to the bench. Albion look to win at Anfield for the first time since 1983.
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 2:35 pm

Billy Ocean announces new album and tour with Brighton date included

Following his sold-out tour earlier this year British Soul icon Billy Ocean has announced a huge UK headline tour for Autumn 2020. Billy will be performing the best of his greatest hits and songs from his upcoming new studio album ‘One World’ which is due for release in Spring...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 2:14 pm

‘Another Kind Of Blues’ punk rock bonanza

UK SUBS + PETER AND THE TEST TUBE BABIES + NUFFIN’ – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 24.11.19 Tonight we made our way over to Lewes for the UK Subs Winter tour and I have to say that I have been looking forward to this gig since it was announced. UK Subs, Peter And The Test Tube Babies...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 11:41 am

Exclusive Interview with The Boys founder member Matt Dangerfield

The Boys are the great ‘should’ve beens’ of the punk era. At the beginning of 1977 they were the only British punk band with an LP record deal. However, they never achieved the success that they deserved and after four well received albums they decided to call it a day in 1982....
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 10:07 am

Calls for crackdown on Uber cabs using taxi ranks

Out of town Uber drivers wrongfully using Brighton and Hove taxi ranks are frustrating the city’s cab drivers. The city’s taxi ranks are meant to be for the sole use of hackney carriage taxis licensed by Brighton and Hove City Ciouncil. But 11 private hire drivers...

A true blue wants to show homophobia the red card

I had high hopes that the culture of homophobia in football was about to be effectively challenged a couple of years ago when players demonstrated their support for LGBT+ players and fans by wearing rainbow coloured boot laces. I’m truly saddened that progress has not been nearly...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 6:35 am

The Darling Buds …of November

THE DARLING BUDS + HELEN LOVE – THE LEXINGTON, LONDON 23.11.19 The Darling Buds shone brightly but briefly during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Can they still shine today? We shall see. First however at The Lexington on Pentonville Road we have the support act Helen...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 1:59 am

Saucy ‘Lips Can Kill’ tour arrives in Brighton

TOKYO TABOO + YUR MUM + HEALTHY JUNKIES + POLLYPIKPOCKETZ – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 27.11.19 We always love a four-band bill at the Prince Albert in Brighton as it makes the jaunt out on a cold and wet Thursday night well worth the trip. After all – the law of averages...
Posted On 30 Nov 2019 at 12:38 am