Hawkwind to celebrate 50th anniversary with Brighton concert

Famed space rockers Hawkwind have announced a 15-date UK this November in celebration of the bands 50th anniversary and the tour starts right here in Brighton. They will be appearing on Sunday 10th November at the Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton. Purchase your tickets HERE....
Posted On 18 Aug 2019 at 8:33 pm

Local community rallies round for Ropetackle

Less than two weeks since the launch of its Ropetackle 2020 Patrons and Friends Appeal, donations for the Shoreham based community arts centre have flooded in, to the tune of £10,000, which, with the addition of Gift Aid, has increased the fund to £12,500 – more than a third of...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 7:52 pm

Blancmange get planning ahead with new Brighton concert date

Synthpop legends Blancmange are certainly planning ahead this time around, as they have announced a large 21-date UK tour which takes in a return back to the Concorde 2 – they last performed there on 5th October 2017 (Read our review HERE). The date announced for Brighton...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 10:50 pm

Uriah Heep announce Sussex concert

The British classic rock icons Uriah Heep who formed in London in 1969, are set to hit the road to celebrate their current release, the ‘Living The Dream’ album. They will be appearing at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea on Friday 6th December – tickets HERE. Prior...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 6:53 pm

The KLF’s Bill Drummond heading to Brighton

I never saw this one coming in a million years! I was and still am a massive fan of The KLF. My mate and I still go on about the antics of Messrs Drummond and Cauty to this day. In fact we even met Cauty on wasteland on the outskirts of Hastings a few years back, where he had...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 4:22 pm

Royal Blood return to Sussex

ROYAL BLOOD – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 08.08.19 Ahead of their festival appearances at Lowlands (Netherlands), and Pukkelpop (Belgium), as well as dates in Luxembourg, Switzerland and France, Brighton’s very own adopted sons Royal Blood thankfully announced an...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 1:10 am

Glen Matlock rocks the very heart of Mid Sussex

GLEN MATLOCK & THE TOUGH COOKIES + THE SLOW TIME MONDAYS – THE BALCOMBE CLUB, BALCOMBE 09.08.19 Glen Matlock and his band The Tough Cookies fetch up at the Balcombe Club in Balcombe north of Haywards Heath, fresh from playing dates in Japan, and just prior to playing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019 at 11:14 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘….Where The Groupies Killed The Blues’ by Lucifer’s...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019 at 6:19 pm

Johnny Marr-vellous evening’s entertainment

JOHNNY MARR + THE MYSTERY JETS – ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON 08.08.19 Tonight’s Johnny Marr show at the Royal Festival Hall is part of the Meltdown Festival which ran from 3rd to 11th August at the Southbank Centre and was curated by Nile Rogers of Chic fame (of whom more...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019 at 2:18 am

Former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy suffers heart attack

It has been announced that yesterday (Tuesday 13th August) Peter Murphy, formerly of post-punk outfit Bauhaus (with Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J) – who have performed in Brighton a number of times and had UK Top 40 hit singles with ‘Ziggy Stardust’ and ‘She’s In...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 11:51 pm