‘HRH Punk Weekender’ report

‘HRH PUNK’ 02 ACADEMY, SHEFFIELD 5&6.10.19 Three of the Brighton & Hove News Music Team should have been heading north for a special weekend away to see some local Sussex bands appearing in Sheffield at the inaugural ‘HRH Punk Weekender’ two day event. However, our trip...

JOHN….I’m only rockin’

JOHN + DITZ + FRAUDS – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 12.10.19 The Hope & Ruin in Brighton was literally buzzing last night, as they had a full schedule of acts on the go. Downstairs Acid Box Promotions internal were putting on an early show from 6pm-8pm with Axis: Sova...
Posted On 14 Oct 2019 at 11:49 am

Brighton’s Carnival Collective announce 25th anniversary bash

On Friday 29th November 2019 Brighton’s infamous ’21st Century Big Band’, Carnival Collective, are putting on the party of the quarter century to celebrate their 25 year journey – where they have risen from carnival street band to ‘drum and bass...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019 at 6:42 pm

“Teenage dreams so hard to beat” at ‘John Peel Night’

PIRANHAS FOUR + CULT FIGURES + SIMON & THE POPE – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 12.10.19 Believe it or not, it’ll be fifteen years ago this month that radio DJ John Peel passed away. If you’re lucky enough to be too young to remember, his show was a continuous fixture...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019 at 6:05 pm

P. P. Arnold Brighton concert report

P.P. ARNOLD – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 12.10.19 How lucky were we last night? We travelled back in time to 1966 to witness a star, the legendary sweet and powerful soul singer, P.P. Arnold, give a rare showcase of her amazing voice at Patterns, a dark, basement venue in Brighton....
Posted On 13 Oct 2019 at 11:18 am

The best non-Kraftwerk electronic gig there is!

CREEP SHOW + KINCAID FT. BLANCMANGE – THE OLD MARKET, HOVE 10.10.19 Tonight was one of those perfect nights! We should have realised that our luck was in when we managed to grab a parking space less than 100 feet from tonight’s venue – The Old Market, located in...
Posted On 12 Oct 2019 at 6:03 pm

Love Tom Petty’s music? Then check out Vetiver prior to Brighton concert

Vetiver aka Andy Cabic’s musical being is, like many curious 21st century musicians, shaped and sustained by divergent tangents. If he’s not crafting a melancholy folk rock diamond in his Northern California studio, he’s moving a dance floor with bossa nova and house DJ sets, or...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 8:10 pm

The Script announce new album and Brighton date as part of tour

After 6 billion streams, 30 million single sales, 10.8 million album sales, over 12 million monthly Spotify listeners and 1.8 million ticket sales, Irish alt-pop trio The Script embark upon a new chapter with the November 8th release of their new album ‘Sunsets & Full Moons’....
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 5:57 pm

The ‘Music Of Cream’ 50th anniversary tour rolls into Brighton

‘THE MUSIC OF CREAM’ – CHALK LIVE, BRIGHTON 10.10.19 We arrived at “The Chalk” Brighton (formerly known as The Haunt) to see “The Music Of Cream” and to be honest we were not quite sure of what the mood was going to be like, considering the recent sad departure of drummer...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 3:51 pm

Thyla kick of their UK headline tour at the Green Door Store with ferocious energy!

THYLA + CIRCE – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 07.10.19 Brighton’s’ most promising band ‘Thyla’ head off on their headline tour with a hometown date at the ever popular Green Door Store in support of their newly released catchy guitar driven single ‘Two Sense‘! Being...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 1:53 pm