Winter Gardens starting to bloom this spring

WINTER GARDENS – THE RICHMOND BAR, BRIGHTON 21.03.19 Last November we picked up on local band Winter Gardens when they were performing only their third ever gig, when they were supporting the fab South Korean outfit Say Sue Me up at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road,...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 2:07 am

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. This spans from the year dot, right up to the sounds of tomorrow. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pm

Vital Idles return to Brighton with their post-punk sound

VITAL IDLES + THE LEGEND! + RADISSON BLUE – EAST STREET TAP, BRIGHTON 20.03.19 I have been aware of the name Vital Idles for a while now, as it is similar to the legendary Bristol 5-piece, IDLES and the name often comes up in my internet searches, but in all honesty...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 3:37 pm

David Gray plays to appreciative Brighton crowd

DAVID GRAY + L.A. SALAMI – THE DOME, BRIGHTON 19.03.19 This evening’s event at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall was understandably a sellout as the famed 50 year old Cheshire tune-smith David Gray was back in town as part of his 16 date UK and Ireland ‘Gold In A Brass...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 3:59 pm

The Who tribute band offer no ‘substitute’ for ‘my generation’

WHO ARE YOU – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 16.03.19 One might think that being of a musically punk/psychobilly leaning, that a band that was the cornerstone of any self-respecting MOD in concert would not be the place to spend an evening, but with age comes wisdom, or so I am told,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 3:33 pm

Bayonne wows Brighton with mesmerising concert

BAYONNE + VIKTOR MAGICK – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.03.19 It’s been quite a while since we have seen a performance by Bayonne, who is namely Roger Sellers who hails from Austin Texas. Last time he graced us with his presence was a brief thirty minute set at the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:32 pm

‘What Hannah Wants’ is a bangin night!!!

HANNAH WANTS + JESS BAYS + BRAD LESSUR – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 16.03.19 The ‘What Hannah Wants’ tour rolled into Brighton and what a great night it was. Outside the weather was wet and windy. The venue was Patterns and there was already a big queue outside. By the time we got...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 1:29 am

Weird and Wonderful night with The Ramonas + The Weird Things

THE RAMONAS + THE WEIRD THINGS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 17.03.19 Tonight we were off to one of my favourite venues, the Con Club in Lewes to see The Ramonas on the final night of their UK tour. I have seen them a couple of time before and have their Ramonas original alb...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019 at 7:04 pm

The Selecter returning to Brighton on 40th anniversary tour

The Selecter have announced a return to Brighton in celebration of their 40th anniversary. The bands shows always go down a storm with local punters as we have witnessed at the 2016 Undercover Festival at Brighton Racecourse and their return at The Dome in 2018. This time around...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019 at 4:09 pm

Brighton to get rare live appearance by Alternative TV with The Cravats in tow

Now this is a bit of a scoop by the Spinningchilli promotions guys as they have once again secured a booking for the elusive Alternative TV to perform a concert at the Green Door Store, Brighton on Saturday 7th December. Also on the bill will be The Cravats. Tickets for the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019 at 2:41 pm