We join The Professionals in Brighton

THE PROFESSIONALS + THEE DERILIQUE – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 9.8.22 The Professionals were formed in 1979 by Steve Jones and Paul Cook, following the break up of The Sex Pistols. The band enjoyed some initial success with their lively punky sound, but called it a day...
Posted On 10 Aug 2022 at 6:37 pm

More Love, Protest and Unity: Brighton Pride’s Fabuloso in the Park

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – PRESTON PARK, BRIGHTON 7.8.22 (DAY TWO) Day two of Brighton & Hove Pride’s Fabuloso in Preston Park brought the same energy as the Saturday – Read our review of that HERE. LYRA The opening act on the main stage was Lyra, an Irish singer and...
Posted On 10 Aug 2022 at 5:14 pm

Love, Protest and Unity: Brighton Pride’s Fabuloso in the Park

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – PRESTON PARK, BRIGHTON 6.8.22 (DAY ONE) On 6th August, Brighton & Hove Pride took place for the first time in two years and it came back with a bang! The set up in Preston Park was well thought out—there were rides, stalls selling pride merchandise...
Posted On 10 Aug 2022 at 2:42 pm

Getting in the mood for Rebellion

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – THE TACHE ROCK CLUB, THE ROSE & CROWN, BLACKPOOL 3.8.22 The Brighton & Hove News Music Team have been on a working holiday and a number of us headed to Blackpool for up to 6 days in order to take in the many delights of the very popular Rebellion...
Posted On 09 Aug 2022 at 9:19 pm

The Rifles ‘Rock The Boat’ at Brighton concert

THE RIFLES + L D WILLIAMS – ST. PETER’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 6.8.22 It was a rather different venue for Saturday night’s gig by Chingford’s The Rifles, namely a live set inside St Peter’s Church. For non-Brightonians who may not know, this is the main church in Brighton,...
Posted On 09 Aug 2022 at 3:35 pm

Nick Heyward dons his ‘Favourite Shirt’ for a ‘Fantastic Day’ in Brighton

NICK HEYWARD & HIS BAND + THE LAPELS – ST PETER’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 5.8.22 Queuing with some of the diehard fans before the venue opened, Nick Heyward arrived with Nicky Weller (Paul Weller’s sister) who curated the ‘This Is The Modern World’ event. This is the biggest...
Posted On 09 Aug 2022 at 1:58 pm

Gentleman’s Dub Club offer ‘Midnight Healing’ in Brighton church

GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB – ST PETER’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 4.8.22 ‘This Is The Modern World’ is a month-long exhibition showcasing memorabilia from The Jam, Paul Weller and The Style Council. Held in a pop-up location at Valley Gardens in the modernist spiritual home of Brighton,...
Posted On 09 Aug 2022 at 11:48 am

New Wave synth trio Tiny Magnetic Pets to play Sussex concert

Tiny Magnetic Pets are an Irish new wave synth band featuring; Paula Gilmer (vocals), Sean Quinn (synths, guitar & vocals) and Eugene Somers (drums). They are an experienced, energetic touring band, playing over 80 shows throughout Europe supporting the following bands: Midge...
Posted On 02 Aug 2022 at 12:30 pm

The Ramonas announce Brighton gig ‘Hey-Ho Let’s Go’

The fabulously entertaining female four-piece, The Ramonas, have announced a long overdue return to Brighton. They will be rockin’ on up at The Prince Albert on Thursday 12th January 2023. As the name suggests The Ramonas are an all female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock...
Posted On 02 Aug 2022 at 11:51 am

The Bootleg Beatles announce Christmas bash in Brighton

Now celebrating more than 40 years since their debut on the West End stage in ‘Beatlemania’, the world’s Premier Beatles band, The Bootleg Beatles, continues to draw critical acclaim with their flawless recreation of the greatest songbook in history. Tracing the Fab Four’s...
Posted On 02 Aug 2022 at 10:44 am