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

Asbo Derek Album Review

Garage rocking, mischief making, Tory baiting bunch of cheeky rascals release their debut album on punk legend’s label.

Reviews 2 weeks old

Kool & The Gang Review

The funk veterans played a rare Brighton show this week. We brought our good times and laughter to celebrate with them.

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Kool & The Gang, Weds 14th June

Funk heavyweights celebrate good times and bring some Summer Madness to Brighton Dome.

Previews 2 months old

Billy Ocean Review

He wanted us out of his dreams and into his car. We went along for the ride.

Reviews 3 months old

Cosey Fanni Tutti in Conversation, Sat 22nd Apr

Legendary underground artist and Throbbing Gristle member comes to town for a chat about her extraordinary life and work.

Previews 4 months 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.

Food 5 months old

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.

Previews 7 months old

New In Town: Mr Bongo Record Shop

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

News 8 months old
The Damned | Brighton Source

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 9 months old

Love Supreme Festival 2017 Review

Bigger. Stronger. Funkier. Love Supreme did it again with a blend of firebrand upstarts and seasoned campaigners enthralling a sell out crowd.

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Moon Hooch interview

We talked to Moon Hooch about jazz heroes, vegan buns and dragons.

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Kandace Springs Review

She is jazz, she is soul, she’s a superstar in the making. Kandace Springs’ return to Brighton was an evening to treasure.

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Swingin’ Dick’s 78 Social and Shellac Shakers

If you want real old school cool look no further than Swingin’ Dick’s 78 Social and Shellac Shakers.

Features 3 months old

Kandace Springs, Tuesday 2nd May

After wowing audiences last year, Nashville’s jazz-soul superstar-in-the-making returns with a headline show.

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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 8 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 8 months old

Lee Fields interview

We met with soul legend Lee Fields just after his dynamic set at Love Supreme to discuss music heroes, dearly departed friends and that man Trump.

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Love Supreme Festival, 30th June – 2nd July 2017

Love Supreme 5 prepares for lift off with another stellar line up of music legends.

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Grassroots Suicide Prevention Fundraiser, Thurs 1st June

A great line-up performs to raise funds for an important local charity. Have fun and help make a difference.

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Review

Seun Kuti showed many of his late father’s traits at the Concorde 2 but proved he is very much his own man. Superb support came courtesy of Lakuta.

Reviews 4 months old
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 | Brighton Source

Scott Capurro, Sunday 5th March

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

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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 8 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 8 months old