Spectrum Brighton Museum Special, Review

We get a golden ticket to Spectrum’s first-ever, super-eclectic, museum-based gig experiment

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Bovine Cemetery | Brighton Source

Bovine Cemetery Review

Bovine Cemetry’s All-Women’s Writing Spring Spectacular was a lively literary night delivering fresh, fierce female voices from the fiction scene.

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Lewes Psychedelic Festival Review

We travelled East to find ourselves in a ‘tiny cathedral’ full of psych-rock bands and far-out visuals.

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Silkie | Brighton Source

Silkie at The Mine Review

Silkie brought his close-woven dubstep skills to The Mine for a strong start to Brighton’s club scene in 2017.

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Kate Tempest Review

After this outstanding performance at All Saints Church we can’t wait to see what Kate Tempest does as guest director of next year’s Brighton Festival.

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Thylacine Night at ONCA with Cathy Davey

The acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter and animal lover came to ONCA gallery to perform a set with Villagers’ Conor O’Brien in praise of the 80-years-extinct Tasmanian Tiger.

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VANT Photos

VANT brought their energetic British indie crashing into The Haunt, with support from Thyla and Partybaby.

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Stanford Road | Brighton Source

Stanford Road Review

On the day of the US election result we headed to the Hope & Ruin to hear some newly poignant blues and Americana.

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The Dead Daisies Review

Is rock dead? Not when it comes to The Dead Daisies, who gave us a true sense of what rock’n’roll is about last Sunday at the Concorde 2.

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Natty Review

Natty returned to Brighton with a show promoting positivity, community and energy.

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Beans On Toast | Brighton Source

Beans On Toast Review

The antifolk singer came to Sticky Mike’s for Independent Venue Week with a lively and comedic set, supported in kind by Pog and Gecko.

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Poets vs MCs 2017 | Brighton Source

Poets Vs MCs 2017 Review

The annual spoken word battle saw Brighton’s best wordsmiths slugging it out at the Concorde in a heated but brilliant lyrical display.

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The Wild Feathers | Brighton Source

Most Memorable Brighton Gigs of 2016

We look back at twelve of the most interesting Brighton gigs we covered last year. These are the ones that stayed with us, often for very different reasons.

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Jeremy Corbyn | Brighton Source

People Powered Review

A concert organised in support of Jeremy Corbyn saw a surprise appearance from the man himself alongside an extraordinary bill that included Paul Weller, Robert Wyatt, The Farm and Temples.

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Clean House

Staying clean. Women with a passion for jokes. Theatre that’s serious and surreal. Magical realism mixing joy with death.

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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.

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Joan As Police Woman | Brighton Source

Joan As Police Woman Photos

Joan As Police Woman brought her 5th studio album tour and collaboration with Benjamin Lazar Davis to The Haunt.

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Death Valley Girls | Brighton Source

Death Valley Girls Review

LA rockers Death Valley Girls descended upon the Hope the Ruin, with support from Saint Agnes and Sun Scream.

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The Fall | Brighton Source

The Fall Review

With a another album on its way The Fall returned to conquer the Concorde last Sunday, ably supported by Bo Ningen.

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Douglas Walker | Brighton Source

‘Komischer’ and ‘The Causeway’ at Komedia

Before starting a new tour, Douglas Walker and Daniel Nils Roberts warmed up a cold Komedia crowd with their absurd and intelligent comedy shows.

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Brighton Rockers | Brighton Source

Roller Derby Special Review

Founded in 2010, the Brighton Rockers roller derby league finally get to play their sport in the city itself – and the capacity crowd goes wild for it!

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Primal Scream Photos

Following the cancellation of a number of summer shows, Primal Scream returned to Brighton, in support of their new single ‘Feeling Like A Demon Again’, taken from their 11th Studio album ‘Chaosmosis’.

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Nigel Kennedy Review

The non-conformist classical musician came to Brighton Dome to give the songs of Jimi Hendrix the virtuosic violin treatment at this UK exclusive show.

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The Answer Review

Hailing from Northern Ireland, the four-piece rock band The Answer played at the Concorde 2 alongside The Dead Daisies as part of their co-headline tour.

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Vivienne Westwood | Brighton Source

When Caroline Lucas met Vivienne Westwood

Fashion legend and activist Vivienne Westwood met up with Caroline Lucas at Brighton Dome to talk about her new book, the dangers of fracking and how to fight climate change.

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