Indie-supergroup SUEP play Brighton gig

SUEP + SAD DADS + VAN STONHOLDT – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 31.1.23 Day two of ‘Independent Venue Week’ and the crowds of encouragement were sent to The Prince Albert in waves, where local promoter and label Love Thy Neighbour had organised a night to remember with a trio...
Posted On 01 Feb 2023 at 4:16 pm

Beth Hart to bring ‘Whole Lotta Love’ to Brighton audience

The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart will be heading to Brighton as part of her UK tour this March. Beth will perform eight UK shows including Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (Tuesday 7th March), Birmingham Symphony Hall (Thursday 9th March), Sheffield City Hall (Saturday...
Posted On 30 Jan 2023 at 10:09 pm

Stranglers, Damned, Ruts DC & Johnny Moped band members play Brighton gig

WINGMEN + THE DUEL + WITCHDOKTORS – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 29.1.23 It’s like a joke isn’t it…..”What do a Strangler, a Supergrass, a Damned, a Rut and a Moped have in common?”. Answer…“They are all Wingmen”. For those that aren’t aware, Wingmen is the new ‘supergroup’...
Posted On 30 Jan 2023 at 6:47 pm

An evening of timeless Joy Division classics

TRANSMISSION THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION + MULES – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 28.1.23 Having last seen Transmission The Sound Of Joy Division back in 2010, I sort of knew what to expect, even if many things can change in the intervening 13 years! Tonight’s gig was organised by Black...
Posted On 29 Jan 2023 at 2:16 pm

Annual Festival of Americana lights up Hackney

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – VARIOUS VENUES, HACKNEY, LONDON 23-26.1.23 I have just returned from a large four-day family wedding in Hackney, oh sorry, scratch that! I have just returned from the tenth annual AMAUK (Americana Music Association UK) celebration of Americana music, but...
Posted On 28 Jan 2023 at 5:39 pm

The Bootleg Beatles announce a return to the Brighton Centre

Regarded the world over as being the Gold standard of Tribute, The Bootleg Beatles, have announced a return to the Brighton Centre this Christmas for another nostalgic whirlwind trip through the sixties. The date for your diary is Sunday 17th December 2023. With fastidious...
Posted On 28 Jan 2023 at 1:37 pm

Holiday Ghosts announce new album, tour and Brighton date

Brighton-based Falmouth garage rockers Holiday Ghosts, who are Katja Rackin (vocals, drums), Samuel Stacpoole (vocals, guitar, synth), Benedict Nightingale (guitar, backing vocals), Morgan Lloyd Matthews (bass), have announced a brand-new album.The forthcoming album from Holiday...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023 at 8:20 pm

‘Face Up’ Brighton – it’s the place to be!

It certainly looks like The Prince Albert at the top of Trafalgar Street in Brighton will be THE place to be on Sunday 30th April for a leisurely matinee show from 1:45pm onwards. Oh OK then, let’s scrap the word “leisurely” and substitute it with “loud and raucous”. Just...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023 at 5:35 pm

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs to play early afternoon show in Brighton

Surely one of the most memorable group names out there at the moment is Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, which is often not surprisingly abbreviated to “Pigs x7”. They hail from Newcastle-upon-Tyne and consist of Matthew Baty (lead vocals), Sam Grant (guitar), Adam Ian Sykes...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023 at 4:03 pm

Attention Clash fans – London Calling are back

London Calling were initially formed for a one-off charity gig on the anniversary of The Clash’s Joe Strummer’s death. After playing the short (12 song) set they were asked to play the whole set again, with half the audience joining them on a tiny, rickety stage. After that they...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023 at 2:16 pm