A Christmas gift for music lovers – free gig at The Brunswick in Hove

It has today been announced that premier pub and grassroots music venue The Brunswick at 1-3 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF will be hosting a FREE ADMISSION ‘Open Door Live Music’ night on Thursday 15th December. There will be two remarkable electro-charge bands on the bill. The...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 12:18 am

Squeeze fans donate 265.7kg in food and £1,304 in cash at Brighton Centre concert

On Saturday 26th November, the Brighton & Hove News attended the concert being performed by Squeeze at the Brighton Centre. (Review HERE) Down the years Squeeze’s songs have often highlighted social concerns, whether covering teenage pregnancy in ‘Up The Junction’ or getting...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 10:28 pm

‘Every Day In Every Way’ TVAM are getting better

TVAM + DEMONSTRATIONS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 30.11.22 The Brighton & Hove News Music Team first witnessed TVAM – which is the project alias of Manchester based musician/producer Joe Oxley – performing live upstairs at Patterns as part of The Great...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 7:17 pm

Fans get ‘Down Down’ to Status Quo in Brighton

STATUS QUO + SHAKIN’ STEVENS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 30.11.22 This was a night of two contrasting performances, with the first set at the Brighton Centre coming from Shakin’ Stevens which was to be followed later by Status Quo. Shakin’ Stevens had a seven piece band with two...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 5:42 pm

First names announced for Love Supreme Jazz Festival 10th anniversary

**Europe’s biggest outdoor jazz festival returns from June 30th – July 2nd 2023** Following a record-breaking year in 2022, with over 60,000 in attendance across the weekend, the Love Supreme Jazz Festival has announced the first wave of artists confirmed to perform at ne...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 10:16 am

Brighton is a lot closer to Canada than you might think

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’, ‘M FOR MONTREAL’ – MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA 16-19.11.22 Specifically, Brighton’s The Great Escape festival and Canada’s M for Montreal (M pour Montréal) are extremely close cousins…with both having been founded by the musical maestro, Martin Elbourne....

N-Dubz heading to Brighton for open-air show

N-Dubz have announced that they will be headlining at a special open-air show in Brighton, which is to take place next summer in Stanmer Park. Brighton Valley Concert Series will welcome N-Dubz for what’s set to be one of the biggest shows of the summer. The event will be held on...
Posted On 29 Nov 2022 at 9:44 pm

Hallan and Shady Baby surely made The Prince Albert come to life

HALLAN + SHADY BABY – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 22.11.22 One thing’s clear: being the first band of a Tuesday evening doesn’t mean playing for a half capacity room – at least not if you’re Shady Baby. Signed to Nice Swan Records, Shady Baby released their first...
Posted On 29 Nov 2022 at 6:46 pm

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell to headline open-air show in Brighton next year

British reggae legends UB40 featuring Ali Campbell will be heading to Brighton next summer, for an open-air show as part of the Brighton Valley Concert Series. Taking place at Stanmer Park on Sunday 9 July 2023, tickets go on sale on Friday 2 December at 11am via...
Posted On 29 Nov 2022 at 2:58 pm

Pet Shop Boys add Brighton date to ‘Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live’ tour

The Pet Shop Boys (vocalist Neil Tennant and keyboardist Chris Lowe who formed in 1981) have announced a new 2023 UK date at the Brighton Centre on 26th June for their critically acclaimed tour, ‘Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live’, with tickets available from this Thursday 1st...
Posted On 29 Nov 2022 at 2:17 pm