Steve Clements

Steve has been a SOURCE contributor since Summer 2010 and also writes for Latest 7 magazine. He moved to Brighton in 2006 after working in London at the Royal Albert Hall, Our Price Music and Teletext. Favourite quote – “There’s no such thing as a sold out gig”.

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Jeremy Corbyn
  • Hates: Blue Labour
Seun Kuti | Brighton Source

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, Weds 22nd March

Fela Kuti’s youngest son continues his legacy with an amazing Afrobeat double-bill.

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Scott Capurro, Sunday 5th March

Fearless stand-up Scott Capurro makes a welcome return to Brighton with his new show ‘Gay Turnaround’. Brace yourselves.

Previews 1 month old

Photo-Punk Exhibition

Punk rock’s 40th birthday is celebrated with a new exhibition of iconic and rare images from two legendary music press photographers.

News 4 months old

People Powered, Fri 16th December

Paul Weller and Robert Wyatt headline the first in a series of fundraisers in support of Jeremy Corbyn.

Previews 4 months old

John Carpenter, Thurs 20th Oct

Master of Horror John Carpenter brings his eerie soundscapes to town for his first ever UK live show.

Previews 6 months old

Northern Soul Bank Holiday Special, Fri 26th August

Relive the legendary nights of Wigan Casino with the DJ that started the allnighters and some of the stars of the scene performing live.

Clubs 8 months old

Kandace Springs Interview

Blue Note recording artist Kandace Springs has worked with both Gregory Porter and Prince this year. We caught up with her before her debut set at Love Supreme 2016.

Features 8 months old

Gregory Porter Review

The jazz singer it’s okay for everyone to love was back in town for a sell out show with a new band and a ridiculously talented support act.

Reviews 11 months old

Natty Interview

Reggae star Natty has been away for a while but we caught up with him ahead of his sold out show at The Haunt.

Features 1 year old

VegFest 2017, 11th-12th March

One of Europe’s largest events celebrating a cruelty-free lifestyle returns to town with talks, films, music and loads of tasty nosh.

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South Coast Jazz Festival 2017

The festival season starts early this year with the third South Coast Jazz Festival taking place in Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea from 16th to 29th January.

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New In Town: Mr Bongo Record Shop

Brighton bucks the trend again with the opening of another new record shop.

News 4 months old
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The Damned, Thurs 24th November

Punk rock royalty The Damned have booked The Dome to celebrate their 40th anniversary with a gig featuring their first album played in full plus a greatest hits set.

Previews 5 months old

Northern Soul Bank Holiday Special Review

Northern Soul legends came to The Concorde 2 to get the Bank Holiday weekend off to a stomping start.

Clubs 6 months old

Death Valley Surfers, 20th Aug & 2nd Sept

Psychobilly fans get two chances to see the Death Valley Surfers over the next couple of weeks. Shirts optional.

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Viva! Vegan Festival

Are vegans taking over the world? If you’ve not tried it yet there are free samples, cookery courses and awareness talks at this year’s Viva! sponsored event.

Food 8 months old
Jack Hues And The Quartet | Brighton Source

Jack Hues & The Quartet

Jack who you ask? The man that gave ‘Dance Hall Days’ to the world of 80s clubs brings his respected jazz combo to town.

Previews 11 months old

Love Supreme Festival 2017

Love Supreme is back with a dream line up comprised of soul legends, superstars and the cream of global jazz talent.

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The Damned Review

The Damned have been together for forty years and came to town to play their debut album in full before a career-spanning greatest hits set.

Reviews 3 months old

Jim Jones Interview

We spoke to Jim Jones about politics, piano players and people power ahead of his return to Brighton in December.

Features 4 months old
John Carpenter | Brighton Source

John Carpenter Review

The master of horror chose Brighton to make his UK concert debut. We were very brave and went along to see him in action.

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Brighton Rumble, Sat 27th and Sun 28th August

Dave Mumbles’ annual Brighton Rumble has events scattered throughout Brighton this Bank Holiday, with the best in live rock ‘n’ roll bands plus top DJs.

Clubs 7 months old

Love Supreme Festival 2016 Review

Love Supreme was a funky affair with three of Prince’s female collaborators on the bill and two legends in the headline slots: Grace Jones and Burt Bacharach.

Reviews 8 months old

Stay Sick, Thurs 16th June

The Stay Sick boys have put together another top-notch line-up of international rhythm and blues rockers. Get dressed up then get messed up.

Previews 10 months old

Lubomyr Melnyk Review

We were intrigued to see the King of Kung Fu piano in action and were surprised to get a lecture in religious philosophy for no extra charge.

Reviews 1 year old