Only a few tickets left for socially distanced Penelope Isles concerts!

Brighton based Penelope Isles are set to play Lewes at The Con Club for three socially distanced seated shows over the weekend of Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd May 2021. The Saturday matinee show tickets only available HERE via DICE (One 3 seat group and one 4 seat group...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 5:49 pm

Shonen Knife announce 40th anniversary Sussex concert

It’s going to be fun, fun, fun up at The Con Club in Lewes on Sunday 3rd October 2021, as the ever smiling Shonen Knife will be returning to Sussex to perform their wonderful blend of uplifting pop-punk. The Japanese pop-punk band was formed in Osaka in December 1981 long before...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 4:58 pm

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro coming to Brighton next year

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro have announced a run of shows – ‘The Unprecedented Tour’ – which will call at some of the biggest venues in the country including a show at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 26th February 2022. They last performed in Brighton on 8th April...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 1:36 am

Creatives collaborate on cultural recovery plan to drive investment for Brighton & Hove

A group of cultural organisations and industry professionals have launched a recovery plan that aims to support Brighton & Hove’s economy through creativity. The group have collaborated in response to the social and economic impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on t...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021 at 5:18 pm

Brighton based Penelope Trappes announces new album and local gig

Australian-born Brighton-based Penelope Trappes has announced details on her third album ‘Penelope Three’, which is to be released on 28th May via Houndstooth, as well as details of a UK tour. Accompanying the announcement, she has shared the first single and video, “Nervous...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021 at 4:28 pm

Brighton Festival to begin a safe return for the arts in the city from May

The 54th Brighton Festival will return to the city with a celebration of art and culture from 1st May 2021, extending across the whole month and possibly into June. This year’s Festival programme will be launched online on Tuesday 30th March with returning guest director, the...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021 at 3:16 pm

The Great Escape 2021 cancelled, but will go ahead online

For those of you that don’t already know, this year’s fabulous Great Escape 2021 new musical festival will no longer be taking place in Brighton this year. However, The Great Escape will be happening online for the first time! On 13th and 14th May 2021 music lovers can...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021 at 1:56 pm

Brighton band Black Honey announces second album

Brighton band Black Honey burst out of the ether in 2014 with their squalling guitars, vivid colours and cinematic vignettes, and are arguably one of the UK’s fastest rising bands. Three years in the making, they released their debut 12-track album on 21st September 2018 and...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021 at 3:10 pm

Ropetackle launches Crowdfunder to survive Covid crisis and secure future

Shoreham’s much loved Ropetackle Arts Centre, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £10,000, in a bid to survive the devastating impact of Covid-19. With ongoing government restrictions and repeated closures, Ropetackle has lost 70% of its income and two thirds of its...
Posted On 25 Feb 2021 at 4:22 pm

Music discovery app launches connecting artists with fans

A free to join social media app created exclusively for up-and-coming musicians to connect with new fans and monetise audio-visual content will launch next month. Pefoma is a one-stop-shop for unsigned acts to gain exposure to fans looking to discover new music. Riding the wave...
Posted On 25 Feb 2021 at 3:38 pm