“I’m gonna do it again” and “I’m gonna get myself connected” with the Stereo MC’s

Stereo MC’s have announced that they will be returning to the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Saturday 11th March 2023. They last played a sold out show at the venue back on 7th December 2019. The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were in attendance – Read our review HERE....
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 10:01 pm

Pete Tong ‘Ibiza Classics’ show announces return to Brighton

DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend Pete Tong has announced the return of his critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics show for 2023 with Jules Buckley and featuring The Essential Orchestra. Performing eight huge arena dates across the UK’s major cities, the tour kicks off...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 5:50 pm

Dehd to support Dry Cleaning at Brighton gig

Rising Chicago alt-rockers Dehd are set to return to the UK and Ireland next year for a live run supporting post-punk four-piece Dry Cleaning. 2022 has been the ultimate rollercoaster for the fast-ascending trio Dehd. After releasing their new album ‘Blue Skies’ to widespread...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 2:14 pm

Gaz Coombes to play Concorde 2 in Brighton

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming solo album ‘Turn The Car Around’, due January 13th 2023 via Hot Fruit Recordings/Virgin Music, Gaz Coombes has this week released his latest new single ‘Long Live The Strange’ and accompanying music video. Gaz explains “This song was...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 11:55 am

Trans patient dies after hanging himself outside Brighton hospital A&E

A trans patient has died hanging himself outside the A&E (accident and emergency) department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Matty Sheldrick, 29, from Hove, moved to the area with his dog Lola a year ago to study and live among the trans, non-binary and...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 10:48 am

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 15 December. There will be two remarkable electro-charge bands on the bill. The Pink...
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 26 November, Brighton and Hove News attended the concert by Squeeze at the Brighton Centre. (Review HERE) Down the years Squeeze songs have often highlighted social concerns, whether covering teenage pregnancy in ‘Up The Junction’ or getting old in ‘Labelled Wi...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 10:28 pm

Police and Hove venue boss clash over drug-taking in premises toilets

Police and a venue owner have clashed over whether advice had been given about tackling drug-taking in the toilets at the premises in Hove. The exchanges took place at a licensing panel today (Thursday 1 December) where councillors were told that police had twice found high...

‘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

Brighton councillor flags up fresh concerns over i360 finances

A Brighton councillor has flagged up fresh concerns about the i360 finances weeks before the tourist attraction’s operator is due to make a £900,000 repayment. Labour councillor Daniel Yates, a former leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, asked whether the i360 would pay the...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 6:48 pm