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

Lee Scratch Perry Review

Still going strong at 81, the dub pioneer remains a vital and eccentric performer, putting in a blazing set at the Concorde. It’s amazing what music legends can get away with on stage.

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Saturday 30th September

The Dubmaster General beams himself into Brighton for an early doors show with a full live band.

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Asbo Derek Album Review

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

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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.

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Billy Ocean Review

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

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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.

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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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Heavy Load Reunion, Saturday 28th October

They’re back for one night only and you could win the chance to sing with them.

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Brighton Racecourse Live, 8th and 9th Sept

A new event at the racecourse brings 80s synth pioneers and 90s ravers to town.

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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.

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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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Downtown Boys, Weds 11th October

Rhode Island’s activist punks return with a new album and an incendiary stage show.

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Scalarama Film Festival

From the brilliant to the bizarre, whatever your taste you’re sure to find something to feast your eyes on at this year’s Scalarama Film Festival.

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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.

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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.

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