Boy George & Culture Club, Bananarama, Lulu and Kim Wilde announce outdoor Sussex concert

Boy George & Culture Club have announced a series of exclusive UK outdoor shows as part of the Heritage Live Concert Series for 2021. Since...
Posted On 13 Apr 2021 at 3:12 pm

PVA are heading to Brighton

London’s PVA initially formed in the aftermath of a house party in 2018 and the three-piece have since earned a fearsome reputation as one...
Posted On 12 Apr 2021 at 10:18 pm

Brighton EBM/Industrial gig with Inertia, The Danse Society, Black Light Ascension and FORM

Inertia have announced a 12-date UK tour, which includes an appearance at The Prince Albert in Brighton on 23rd July 2021. It’s going to be one...
Posted On 12 Apr 2021 at 6:59 pm

Faroe Island punk band release two second tune and announce Brighton gig

Yes, that’s correct a two second track! Yes they do hail from the Faroe Islands, which is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of...
Posted On 12 Apr 2021 at 2:16 pm

The Libertines are back with a UK tour which includes Brighton concert

Notorious garage rockers, The Libertines, are back at it and have announced a 15-date UK tour for this coming winter. They kick off in...
Posted On 11 Apr 2021 at 5:59 pm

The Nightingales announce new date for Sussex concert

Post punk band, The Nightingales, have announced that they are now appearing at The Con Club in Lewes on Sunday 31st October 2021. This is the...
Posted On 10 Apr 2021 at 2:57 pm

The Fallen Leaves announce Brighton concert

Those rather nice people at Spinningchilli have announced that they are presenting an enjoyable evening of pop punk music with The Falle...
Posted On 10 Apr 2021 at 11:55 am

Tickets remaining for Steel Pulse Brighton show

It has been noted that there are still tickets available for the Steel Pulse concert at the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Tuesday 11th May 2021. This...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 6:38 pm

Record Store Day going ahead on Saturday 12th June and Saturday 17th July

It has been announced that the very popular Record Store Day will thankfully be going ahead in the UK and around the globe across two drops on...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 5:48 pm

Nouvelle Vague announce rescheduled Brighton concert

The Nouvelle Vague Brighton concert date was originally to be held at CHALK on Tuesday 4th May 2021. It was to be their opening night of their 13...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 3:47 pm

Tangerine Dream announce change of Brighton concert date and venue

The New York Times have referred to Tangerine Dream as “The world’s leading synth band”. This is a really bold statement when...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 2:21 pm

Juniore reschedule Brighton concert date and upgrade to larger venue

I’m pretty certain that Juniore are rather partial to performing live in Brighton as they have previously played Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar (July...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 9:13 am

Fatboy Slim announces extra Brighton concert

With his one-off blue light and NHS workers show at the Brighton Centre on Thursday 11th November 2021 completely sold out, Fatboy Slim has...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021 at 8:23 am

Marc Almond reschedules Sussex concert date

Marc Almond has announced that his forthcoming Sussex concert has now moved from 13th April 2021 to Thursday 31st March 2022. He will be...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021 at 9:26 pm

The Hollies heading to Brighton on 60th anniversary tour

One of the most iconic bands in British music, The Hollies, have moved their UK tour, originally scheduled for Autumn 2021, to next year in order...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021 at 7:38 pm

‘Sandinista!’ album concert to take place in Brighton

The UK’s premier Clash tribute act London Calling have announced a concert at Patterns in Brighton on Friday 28th January 2022 in support of the...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021 at 5:44 pm

37 Brighton pubs feature in new Animal House music video

Brighton based 5-piece garage rock band Animal House will shortly be releasing their new single ‘Go To The Pub Again’ and the accompanying video...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021 at 4:53 pm

Latest Music Bar plans to shrink to survive

A Brighton music venue and television studio is set to shrink in order to survive the fallout from the pandemic. Although the public spaces at...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021 at 2:47 pm

GUN to close UK tour with Sussex concert

Glasgow’s unstoppable force of hard rock, GUN, have just unleashed their brand new single ‘Whiskey And A Prayer’ and have now confirmed an...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 5:38 pm

‘Life in the Park’ launches in Brighton featuring Orbital, Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Denis Sulta, Nightmares On Wax, Crazy P, Cinthie, Sally C, Cassy and more

Light at the end of the tunnel as ‘Life in the Park‘ launches in Brighton… The Arch will host their first UK event series since...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 4:23 pm

Texas announce new album and rescheduled Brighton concert date

Texas have announced that they will now be performing live at the Brighton Centre on Friday 11th March 2022. The band are also making a very...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 2:44 pm

Brighton Fringe awarded £143k as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund package

Brighton Fringe, England’s largest arts festival, has been awarded £143,891 from the latest round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 4:05 pm

Attila The Stockbroker finally publishes his Collected Works

It’s all set to happen at 8pm on Monday 5th April 2021…. At last – The official publication by the ‘Finest Punk Poet in Sussex’...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 3:32 pm

LoneLady is heading to Brighton

LoneLady (real name Julie Campbell) is a solo singer, songwriter and producer from Manchester, whose influences include post-punk, electronic and...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 2:48 pm

Low Island announce new single, album and Brighton concert

This week, Oxford quartet Low Island released their new single ‘Who’s Having The Greatest Time?’ ahead of their highly anticipated debut alb...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 12:40 pm

Roy Ayers Ubiquity bringing Jazz-Funk concert to Brighton

Roy Ayers Ubiquity was due to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their seminal 1975 album ‘Mystic Voyage’, with a date at Brighton’s...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021 at 5:10 pm

Canadian art rock three-piece BRAIDS announce Brighton gig

Canadian trio BRAIDS formed back in 2006 and they weave organic and electronic elements together amidst a lyrical landscape that is intimate,...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021 at 3:35 pm

Echo & The Bunnymen announce rescheduled Sussex concert

Echo & The Bunnymen have announced the rescheduled dates for their celebration of 40 years of magical songs. They are now to appear in Sussex...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021 at 12:36 pm

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel set to return to Sussex

It has been announced that the legendary Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel will be playing live in Sussex this year. Steve Harley is currently...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021 at 6:11 pm

Sparks move Sussex concert date

The legendary Sparks have rescheduled their only 2021 Sussex concert date to Saturday 16th April 2022, where they will be playing live at the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021 at 4:31 pm

Post punk revivalists Dry Cleaning release debut album and announce Brighton gig

Dry Cleaning have announced that they will be taking to the road in support of their brand new 4AD backed debut ‘New Long Leg’ album in 2022 and...
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 10:55 am

Skunk Anansie announce rescheduled Brighton gig

  Skunk Anansie have announced that they will be now be appearing at The Brighton Dome next year on Saturday 9th April 2022. Tickets are...
Posted On 29 Mar 2021 at 7:05 pm

New date for Brighton Church concert by 10cc’s Graham Gouldman & Heart Full Of Songs

It has been an eventful few years for Graham Gouldman. Not only is 10cc enjoying increasing success around the world, but recognition of his solo...
Posted On 29 Mar 2021 at 6:24 pm

IAMWARFACE announce Brighton gig at Green Door Store & streamed gig at Concorde 2

On Saturday 31st July 2021, striking electro rock band IAMWARFACE will be appearing live in person at Brighton’s popular Green Door Store which...
Posted On 29 Mar 2021 at 5:53 pm

Gregory Porter announces rescheduled Brighton concert date

Gregory Porter will now be appearing at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 14th May 2022. The concert was originally scheduled for Tuesday 26th May...
Posted On 28 Mar 2021 at 4:12 pm

China Crisis announce rescheduled Sussex concert

China Crisis have today announced that their forthcoming Sussex concert on Friday 4th June 2021, will now be taking place on Friday 17th...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 5:10 pm

The Undertones playing earlier Sussex concert

Yesterday (25th March 2021) we announced that The Undertones will be playing live at CHALK in Pool Valley, Brighton on Thursday 17th March 2022...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 4:03 pm

Heaven 17 announce rescheduled Brighton concert

Synthpop legends, Heaven 17, have announced the new date for their rescheduled 2021 Brighton performance. This is actually quite a way off, but...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 6:34 pm

The Undertones & Hugh Cornwell announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Oh my word! This is certainly not one to miss! The Undertones AND ex Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell will both be performing in Brighton on the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 4:51 pm

Snapped Ankles announce new Brighton concert

Our wonderfully eccentric leafy friends Snapped Ankles will triumphantly return to Brighton on 10th November 2021, when they will be appearing at...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 3:45 pm

Japanese Television announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Japanese Television have announced the rescheduled dates for their 9 gig UK tour, which includes an appearance at Patterns. From the ashes of...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 6:10 pm

Thomas Truax ‘New Music Machines’ tour to hit Brighton

Merging a fevered imagination and solid songwriting with a mad scientist’s brain for weird gadgets, true one-off American singer Thomas...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 4:49 pm

Laura Marling announces Brighton concert in support of her Grammy & Mercury nominated album ‘Song For Our Daughter’

Laura Marling has today shared details of her forthcoming twelve date UK tour for this Autumn. Having emphatically set the bar for what can be...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 4:14 pm

Georgia announces rescheduled Brighton gig

Many thousands of festival goers have witnessed an uplifting live synthpop dance set from the wonderfully talented Georgia who has enthralled...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 3:11 pm

IDLES announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

Bristol based 5-piece IDLES have today announced that their ‘Ultra Mono’ Record Store Tour has been rescheduled to this August and September. All...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 1:59 pm

The Great Escape Online 2021 – First 68 acts announced

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, has today announced the first raft of exciting acts and break-out artists lined up for t...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 11:00 am

‘Under The Spotlight Campaign’ with Sam Tompkins and Ren at Brighton’s Concorde 2

Menswear specialists scotts are renowned among fashion-forwards lads for their eye for heritage sport brands with a timeless appeal. Constantly...
Posted On 23 Mar 2021 at 5:17 pm

The Slow Readers Club change Brighton concert date

Manchester’s The Slow Readers Club whose fourth album, ‘The Joy Of The Return’, came out 20th March 2020 via Modern Sky UK, have announced that...
Posted On 23 Mar 2021 at 2:42 pm

The Blinders announce Brighton concert date

The Blinders have announced a new 2021 headline tour of 19 UK dates and thankfully Brighton is on the list. The guys will be rockin’ on up...
Posted On 23 Mar 2021 at 1:04 pm

Brighton to celebrate ‘Sound Affects’ & ‘Too Much Pressure’ albums 40th anniversaries

The Jam are one of the most iconic bands in British history. Continuing to keep the legacy of this illustrious band alive is legendary former...
Posted On 22 Mar 2021 at 1:15 pm

Toyah announces Sussex concert

From punk princess to cult stage actress high priestess of TV, Toyah Willcox is a uniquely gifted performer and an inextinguishable flame....
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Chats announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

The Chats who took the Concorde 2 by storm on 30th November 2019, (read our review HERE) and launched their debut album titled ‘High Risk...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:22 pm

Big Country announce ‘Wonderland’ tour dates which includes Brighton gig

Scottish rock band Big Country formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981 with Bruce Watson and the sadly departed Stuart Adamson at the helm, having...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:17 pm

Stereo MC’s announce new Sussex concert

Now here’s a chance for Sussex gig goers to step it up and get connected and elevate their minds by getting lost in music and deep down and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2021 at 5:14 pm

Cock Sparrer set to make rare Brighton appearance!

It has been announced that Cock Sparrer will be playing the ever-popular Concorde 2 in Brighton Saturday 25th September 2021, as part of a nine...
Posted On 20 Mar 2021 at 4:10 pm

Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2021

Europe’s biggest outdoor jazz festival returns from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th July 2021 – The Love Supreme Jazz Festival will return to...
Posted On 20 Mar 2021 at 3:21 pm

They’ve been to Hastings, they’ve been to Brighton, they’ve been to Eastbourne too!

So What! I hear you cry and you know what, you would be correct! Who are we discussing, I hear you ask? Well, it’s the infamous sons of...
Posted On 20 Mar 2021 at 2:36 pm

William Doyle releases new album and announces Brighton gig

The very talented musician William Doyle will be heading to the popular Brighton concert venue, The Hope & Ruin on Thursday 2nd December 2021...
Posted On 20 Mar 2021 at 9:39 am

Becky Hill – Brighton Dome concert now moved to October 2021

Show-stopping vocalist and hitmaking songwriter Becky Hill has announced that her new tour dates will now start from 29th September 2021 and run...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021 at 9:41 pm

Absolute Bowie to perform ‘Bowie’s Greatest Hits’ set at Chalk in Brighton

Fancy a ‘Drive-In Saturday‘ to CHALK in Brighton, where you will be swept away on a ‘Fantastic Voyage’ with Absolute Bowie, who were...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021 at 8:49 pm

Transmission: The Sound Of Joy Division concert in Brighton now set for July

For the first time in their 13 year history Transmission: The Sound Of Joy Division will be performing live in Brighton. In fact it will be only...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021 at 7:14 pm

UK Subs to play classic Top 20 album ‘Brand New Age’ at Sussex gig

The legendary UK Subs have announced that they are to perform their 1980 No.18 UK hit album ‘Brand New Age‘ in full this coming...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021 at 6:25 pm

Wolf Alice announce new single, album and UK tour which includes Sussex date

Wolf Alice have announced a UK and Ireland tour for January 2022, (which includes an appearance in Sussex) their first headline shows since 2018....
Posted On 19 Mar 2021 at 1:56 pm

Anarcho-punk band Subhumans announce new Sussex concert

Wiltshire’s finest anarcho-punk outfit Subhumans, who always write their name as ‘SUB HUM ANS’ with an accompanying skull logo, have announced a...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 8:46 pm

The Beths are returning to Brighton as part of 24-date UK & European tour

Hats off yet again to Andy and his team at Love Thy Neighbour promoters and label as they have sweet talked my fave Kiwi high energy guitar act...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 7:55 pm

Gentleman’s Dub Club release new album and announce Brighton gig

Since their formation in early 2006, Gentleman’s Dub Club have made a name for themselves as one of the most respected names in dub/reggae music....
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 5:44 pm

Dreadzone returning to Concorde 2 in Brighton

Dreadzone are one of the most energetic, exciting and powerful live bands to emerge from the post-rave scene, and they are again set to be fill...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 4:44 pm

Sessions Market set to open Shelter Hall on Brighton’s seafront this April

18th March 2021: As the UK gets ready to emerge from the restrictions of the last 12 months, Brighton will see the launch of its very first and...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 3:20 pm

‘Garageland’ to bring 1977 punk club night to Brighton

Garageland London have announced that they will be bringing their famed long-standing 1977 punk rock roots club night down to the seaside for...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021 at 2:36 pm

‘Oi Oi’ – the Cockney Rejects are heading back to Sussex

Rarely in the long history of British rock’n’roll has there been a story of such depth, magnitude and sheer turbulence as that of the Cockney...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 11:51 pm

Brighton band Squid announce new single, album and UK tour

Squid formed in Brighton a few years back and comprises of Louis Borlase (guitar and vocals), Ollie Judge (drums and lead vocals), Arthur...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 10:25 pm

Lucy May Walker announces Hove concert

Lucy May Walker is a folk-pop Singer/Songwriter originally from Worcestershire, now living in London. She has enjoyed numerous spotlights on...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 8:00 pm

Former Brighton University students, Dream Wife, announce 2022 tour

Former Brighton University students and now London-based trio Dream Wife consisting of vocalist Rakel Mjöll, guitarist Alice Go, bassist Bella...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 6:44 pm

FourFace Productions and Concorde 2 supporting local music

The Brighton & Hove News gets the rundown on this exciting new venture…… How did this Brighton project start? We at FourFace...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 4:59 pm

Brighton shoegaze dreampoppers HANYA announce local gig as part of rescheduled UK tour

Rising Brighton shoegaze dreampoppers HANYA have announced that they will now be heading out on tour in October and November 2021. Thankfully...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 3:35 pm

Altered Images announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Altered Images have announced the dates for their rescheduled tour which includes a rare Brighton appearance, and it’s an intimate affair to be...
Posted On 16 Mar 2021 at 3:23 pm

Gene Loves Jezebel announce rescheduled Brighton concert

Gene Loves Jezebel will be embarking on their 40th Anniversary UK tour in a few months time. It kicks off in Newcastle on 18th August 2021, then...
Posted On 16 Mar 2021 at 3:15 pm

Gabba Gabba Hey……The Ramonas announce new Sussex concert

The Ramones are absolute legends. There’s just no denying it and here we are more than two decades since their sad demise and interest in all...
Posted On 16 Mar 2021 at 3:07 pm

Black Deer reveal 2021 Festival lineup – includes Van Morrison, Robert Plant & Imelda May

Black Deer Festival will be the first major festival to restart the live music calendar with the announcement that the ‘UK’s Best New Festival’...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021 at 8:59 pm

Bull announce debut album and Brighton concert

York’s alt rock songsmiths, Bull have today announced their debut album ‘Discover Effortless Living’ which will be released on the 26th March by...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021 at 5:51 pm

Rag’n’Bone Man announces Brighton concert as part of ‘Life By Misadventure’ tour

Today, the Multi-Brit Award Winning Rag’n’Bone Man has announced that he will be bringing his ‘Life By Misadventure’ tour right across the UK and...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021 at 3:04 pm

Fun Lovin’ Criminals announce Brighton concert

As always, the multi-platinum New York trio, the Fun Lovin’ Criminals have plenty to celebrate but the opportunity to escape the lockdown gloom...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 6:43 pm

Steve Ignorant ‘Crass songs’ – Brighton gig given new date

Clearly there’s a buzz going around certain quarters of the punk fraternity on the announcement that Steve Ignorant will actually be performing a...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 5:40 pm

The Quireboys announce ‘A Bit Of What You Fancy’ 30th anniversary tour

The Quireboys have announced a split 13-date UK tour. They will initially be kicking off on 14th October 2021 in Glasgow, before eventually...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 4:53 pm

Date change for Richard Hawley East Sussex concert

Richard Hawley has announced that his only 2021 Sussex concert has been moved back from Friday 30th July to Friday 3rd September 2021. The...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 3:57 pm

Synthpop legends Blancmange announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

Synthpop legends Blancmange are certainly planning ahead this time around, as they have announced a large 22-date UK tour which takes in a return...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 2:38 pm

The Chameleons and The Membranes announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Did you know that there’s actually 203 types of Chameleons? 202 of which are lizards with the remaining one being of course the band! Yes indeed...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 1:37 pm

Purity Ring announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

Purity Ring from Edmonton, Canada, returned last April with their third album ‘WOMB’, which was unleashed on the 3rd via 4AD and was...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 12:51 pm

Brighton band YONAKA are anything but ‘Ordinary’

Hot on the heels of single ‘Seize The Power’, the Brighton-based rockers have just released their next helping of YONAKA  2.0, in the form ...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 9:39 pm

Wendy James of Transvision Vamp announces rescheduled Brighton concert

Wendy James of Transvision Vamp fame, has announced new the dates for her rescheduled tour, which includes Brighton. She will be performing with...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 9:05 pm

“We Want Sweet, We Want Sweet” – Glam Rockers ‘Sweet’ announce 2 Sussex gigs!

Following the success of their Christmas UK Tour in 2019, legendary 70’s rock band SWEET will once again embark upon a pre-Christmas UK Tour. The...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 7:42 pm

‘Love Record Stores’ event in Brighton and Sussex taking place on Saturday 4th September 2021

Last year, the music community launched a high-profile, global initiative known as ‘Love Record Stores’, to help independent record stores during...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 6:57 pm

Brighton quartet LIME announce change of name and concert date

Today, Brighton based girl-quartet LIME announced that their forthcoming gig at The Prince Albert in Brighton has been moved from Sunday 25th...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 4:25 pm

Glass Animals announce 9-date UK tour including Brighton show

Glass Animals have today announced details of their UK tour in November 2021, including shows at the Brighton Centre and London’s Alexandra...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021 at 3:00 pm

The Boomtown Rats announce rescheduled date for Brighton concert

The Boomtown Rats were all set to mark 2020 (The Year Of The Rat) with the announcement of a brand new UK tour in support of ‘Citizens Of...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021 at 6:00 pm

Sham 69 announce rescheduled Brighton gig

There’s gonna be loads of ‘Angels With Dirty Faces’ attending the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Friday 12th November 2021 as punk stalwarts Sham 69...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021 at 5:01 pm

The Skids announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

The first time I saw the Skids in Brighton was at the Top Rank Suite (which used to be at the bottom of West Street) on the 15th of October 1980....
Posted On 11 Mar 2021 at 4:25 pm

808 State announce rescheduled Brighton live gig

The legendary 808 State are set to bring their full live show to Brighton’s Concorde 2 in October 2021 as part of a select 9-date Autumn UK...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021 at 4:01 pm

Inventor of the Cassette Tape has died

Millions of people across the world have been inspired down the years with the wonders of the Music Cassette Tape! Kids and teenagers throughout...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021 at 1:21 pm

The Beat announce rescheduled 40th anniversary tour – Brighton date included

Legendary 2-Tone Punk Ska Reggae Group The Beat led by vocalist Dave Wakeling celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the announcement of an 21...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:56 pm