At last! A socially distanced concert to go to!

There has been a giant hole left in local gig goers calendars since the spring, but thankfully there is now an intimate concert that you can attend! The event will be taking place from 7:30pm to 11:00pm at The Con Club in Lewes on Saturday 17th October 2020. This is a fabulous...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 9:53 pm

Metronomy announce Brighton gig at Patterns for ‘Passport: Back To Our Roots’ campaign

“It’s absolutely crucial that we stop as many small venues from closing as possible!” Joe Mount, Metronomy Metronomy, Jamie xx, Pet Shop Boys, KT Tunstall, Russell Watson and Passenger have pledged to play gigs for ‘Passport: Back to Our Roots’, the campaign to raise money for...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020 at 3:43 pm

The Specials announce Brighton Centre concert

Veteran ska-punk band, The Specials, have announced they will play 16 dates across the UK next August and September, including a performance at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 4th September. Tickets go on sale Friday 11th September at 10am. Following the release of their eighth...
Posted On 07 Sep 2020 at 12:49 pm

Passenger announces Komedia Brighton concert

Passenger perform a one-off, intimate show at Komedia Brighton to raise money for independent grassroots music venues as part of the Passport: Back to Our Roots project. Passport: Back to Our Roots is a nationwide series of one-off intimate gigs by the UK’s biggest artists,...
Posted On 07 Sep 2020 at 11:27 am

Brighton band DITZ announce co-headline UK tour

Hotly-tipped Brighton noise-rock band DITZ are pleased to announce that they will be heading out on tour with fellow Alcopop! Records labelmates FALSE ADVERTISING. They will be joining forces for a Jan/Feb 2021 run of UK co-headline tour dates early next year to celebrate the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 12:36 pm

Erasure announce Brighton concert

Erasure (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) celebrate the release of their eighteenth studio album, ‘The Neon’, (which went crashing into the official UK Album Chart at No.4) with the announcement of the first leg of their eagerly anticipated dates. October 2021 will see Erasure bri...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 10:31 am

Record Store Day going ahead from Saturday 29th August

Record Store Day will now thankfully be going ahead with staggered releases from Saturday 29th August. The annual event was originally due to take place on Saturday 18th April this year and was then moved to Saturday 20th June instead, as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. The...
Posted On 22 Aug 2020 at 7:16 pm

Emergency Grassroots Music Venues Fund

Our Brighton and Hove music venues and clubs have been shut since mid-March due to Covid-19 and many are facing the severe threat of closure. This has created unprecedented turmoil within local businesses who have been catering for live music and nightclubbing within the city....
Posted On 22 Aug 2020 at 4:12 pm

Music Venue Trust statement on indoor events

The Government has announced that socially distanced live performance events will be permissible in English grassroots music venues from Saturday 15 August 2020. Unfortunately, it remains the case that the vast majority of grassroots music venues are not financially able, or even...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020 at 4:16 pm

The Human League ‘Dare 40’ UK tour coming to Brighton

Celebrating forty years since the release of ‘DARE’, The Human League will be performing this classic album in its entirety, as well as other hits from their extensive back catalogue, across arenas and theatres in the UK throughout December 2021. They will be performing at the...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020 at 9:49 pm