Band of the moment Estrons are going to be playing Green Door Store in November

The hotly-tipped Welsh searing alt-rock outfit Estrons have announced their much-anticipated debut album ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’. Coming October 5th, the record is the culmination of over two years hard touring and honing of a sound that has...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 11:25 pm

Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers & Showaddywaddy – Brighton Centre gig

Wow! These guys have over 50 Top 30 hits and in excess of 100 million record sales between them and they will all be performing at the Brighton Centre on Sunday 7th April 2019. Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:59 pm

The Stranglers & Dr Feelgood both to play Brighton Dome

Get your diaries out as The Stranglers are returning to Brighton Tuesday 26th March 2019 and they will be bringing Dr Feelgood along with them. The Stranglers ‘Back on the Tracks’ 19-date UK Tour kicks off in Belfast on 28th February culminating in what is bound to be another...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:00 pm

Bella Union Brighton collective Lost Horizons give superb performance

LOST HORIZONS + PENELOPE ISLES + CRAYOLA LECTERN – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 17.9.18 Ten months ago, the Brighton & Hove News reviewed the wonderful Lost Horizons ‘Ojalá’ album launch gig at The Rialto in Brighton – read our report HERE. In the meantime, Lost Horizons...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018 at 6:12 pm

The Sussex historical album 369 years in the making

Well it’s not everyday that you get to review an album of ‘Roundhead Renaissancecore and Baroque ‘n’ Roll’, but that’s exactly what the postman has delivered through my door this week. The CD in question is 58 minutes long and entitled ‘Restoration Tragedy’ and is by five fellows...
Posted On 16 Sep 2018 at 11:43 pm

Joan Armatrading cancels Brighton concert

Joan Armatrading has cancelled her concert in Brighton this evening (Sunday 16 September) as she is suffering from a sore throat. The singer songwriter’s publicist said that she hopes to rearrange the gig which was due to take place at the Dome in Brighton. The Dome website said:...
Posted On 16 Sep 2018 at 10:38 am

Brighton concert goers were in for a real treat

SALTWATER SUN + THYLA + CIRCE + LACUNA BLOOME – STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR, BRIGHTON 14.9.18 Well, what can I say about an evening that had four superb bands that didn’t play a bad tune all night! It was quite incredible the amount of new talent on offer at Sticky Mike’s Frog...
Posted On 15 Sep 2018 at 10:16 pm

Punk legends the UK Subs to play local gig

There’s not many bands that have the respect of everyone on the punk scene. But Charlie Harper’s UK Subs is the exception. They formed in London in 1976 as the Subversives and have been the mainstay of the punk scene ever since. Charlie is venerated as the godfather of UK punk...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018 at 9:01 pm

Looking like a fab Friday night out in Brighton – 4 great bands for £6

It’s looking like a fab Friday night out, as those rather nice people at Hidden Herd have organised 4 great music artists for a mere £6. Yep, I know crazy eh? The acts will be down at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Middle Street, Brighton from 7pm this coming Friday, the 14th...
Posted On 10 Sep 2018 at 11:40 pm

Brilliant New Zealand band The Beths add FREE matinee show for lucky Brighton punters

New Zealand four-piece The Beths channel their longtime friendship into high-energy guitar pop with a smart lyrical bite. Guitarist, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan Pearce attended high school together before meeting up with longtime...
Posted On 10 Sep 2018 at 9:58 pm