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A photo of Fran Healy singing on stage while playing a guitar when as part of a Travis review at Brighton Dome

Travis Review

Scottish band Travis brought their popular brand of indie easy listening to Brighton Dome, touring their multi-million selling second album, The Man Who.

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A photo of Problem in Brighton, David Shrigley's alt-rock pantomime at The Old Market for the Brighton Festival 2018

Brighton Festival Review: Problem in Brighton

‘Problem in Brighton’, artist David Shrigley’s indie-rock pantomime, is at The Old Market for the Brighton Festival 2018. But will it make you dance in front of Jacob Rees-Mogg?

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A photo of colourful four-piece punk band Deerhoof at Brighton Dome for the Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival Preview: Deerhoof + Stargaze

Colourful, noisy punk experimentalists Deerhoof head to the Dome for a Brighton Festival premiere alongside orchestra Stargaze, including Fugazi tracks.

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A photo of Tim Key who performed at Brighton Dome with Daniel Kitson

Live at Brighton Dome Review

Tim Key and Daniel Kitson shared a car to Brighton Dome for Show and Tell’s night, as well as a lacerating wit and taste for the absurd.

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The Go! Team return to The Haunt Brighton with new album Semicircle in 2018

The Go! Team, Sun 11th February

The Go! Team return to Brighton’s Concorde 2, bringing new album ‘Semicircle’ – inspired by Detroit – with them.

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Thomas Truax Review

We went to see the American singer and inventor work his magic at the Prince Albert as part of his recent UK tour.

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House Biennial, until November 5th

The Prince Regent’s deformed giraffe is the centrepiece of Laura Ford’s shadowy exhibition at Brighton Museum.

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British Science Festival, until Sat 9th September

As the British Science Festival 2017 begins in Brighton, here are ten highlights.

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Code Amber, Weds 5th July & Thurs 6th July

A live music fundraiser at Green Door Store features The Wytches and Town of Cats.

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Katerina Repponen and Pasi Nousiainen's Suhde and Sound Barrier, from Finland, at Brighton Fringe 2018

Brighton Fringe: Suhde/Sound Barrier

Finnish circus performers Katerina Repponen and Pasi Nousiainen are bringing two single performances, about relationships and a whip, to The Old Market. Their physicality makes for strange, charming theatre.

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A photo of Agit Cirk's Jenni Lehtinen climbing across a tent at Brighton Fringe Festival's St Mark's Chapel spire in 2018

Brighton Fringe Review: Väkevä/Lyydia

Two members of Finnish circus arts group Agit-Cirk have created one of the highlights of Brighton Fringe. We sat in their tent for some spectacular stunts and acrobatics.

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Fickle Friends You Are Someone Else Brighton Source

Fickle Friends Interview

As rising pop stars Fickle Friends prepare to release their debut album, with two Brighton gigs on the same day, singer Natti Shiner chatted to SOURCE about her love of the city, faceless girls and cassette tapes.

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A photo of fans waiting for Brighton Pride Festival tickets, eager to see Britney Spears

Pride Tickets Sell Out In Minutes (Again)

Fans gathered at Nice ‘n’ Naughty adult shop, the Sussex Beacon charity shop and Legends bar in pursuit of elusive tickets for Pride 2018 (and Britney Spears).

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Perfume Genius | Brighton Source

Perfume Genius Review

An astonishing live show from Mike Hadreas – aka Perfume Genius – left The Old Market with a performance to remember – and a gold jacket.

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A photo of Cinecity 2017 in Brighton

Top Ten Things To See At Cinecity 2017

With a theme of Brighton Rock to mark the film’s 70th anniversary, two new live scores, exhibitions, events and more, the 15th year of Cinecity could be one of the film festival’s best.

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Pride Review

Brighton Pride 2017 saw a flamboyant street parade and an outstanding headline set from the Pet Shop Boys.

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Sleeper | Brighton Source

Sleeper Review

Britpop band Sleeper played their first gig in 19 years at the Haunt – a hometown show for singer Louise Wener.

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A photo of Blackpool at Brighton Fringe

Brighton Fringe Review: Blackpool

Finnish performers Milla Virtanen and Jaakko Toivonen provide a dark memoir to competitive ballroom dancing. We went to The Old Market to see them dance til they dropped.

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Record Store Day 2018 Review

Record Store Day 2018 saw local vinyl chasers and bands out in force. We tried to keep up with the fun.

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Albert Hammond Jr and Franz Ferdinand review

Albert Hammond Jr demonstrated his solo prowess and Franz Ferdinand pulled off a masterclass in theatrical pop at the Dome.

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A photo of Franz Ferdinand and Albert Hammond Jr at Brighton Dome

Franz Ferdinand and Albert Hammond Jr, Sun 25th Feb

Franz Ferdinand and Albert Hammond Jr are both telling stories of rebirth in their new albums. They’ll be sharing a stage and mutual admiration when they play Brighton Dome.

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Review

We caught a rare glimpse of the San Francisco rockers’ tender side amid a storm of confrontational rock’n’roll at Brighton Dome on Halloween night.

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Perfume Genius, Monday 6th November

The Seattle singer-songwriter continues to confront prejudice while offering a theatrical and intense live performance, this time at The Old Market.

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An Evening with Bob Booker & Mark McGhee, 6th Sept

Brighton & Hove Albion heroes Bob Booker and Mark McGhee are reunited at the Komedia for a special event.

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Funk The Format Festival 2017 Review

The local festival saw heavy-hitters Rodney P and Goldie performing in the slightly surreal setting of Hove Park.

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