The Great Escape 2017 Review (Sat)

Brighton’s homegrown talent shone through on the last day of The Great Escape with standout shows from Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Dream Wife and Blood Red Shoes.

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The Great Escape 2017 Review (Thur)

Thursday’s Great Escape veered from lush folk at a Regency ballroom to riotous punk on the pier. Here’s our review of day one – including Alex Cameron, Aldous Harding and Slaves.

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Phoenix Gallery Open Studios

Phoenix Brighton opens the doors of its artists studios this weekend, providing for a brilliant, vibrant, gallery experience.

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Week One of Brighton Festival and Fringe 2017

Wondering what’s worth seeing at Brighton Festival and Fringe? Allow us to help.

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The Necks Review

Famed Australian avant-garde trio The Necks came to the gothic St Luke’s Church in Hanover on Monday for an excellent concert of improvised jazz.

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Rozelle Review

Sharp stabs of rock and synth pop keyboards form the foundations for the dual vocals of this Bristol five-piece.

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Cameron Avery Review

Cameron Avery, bassist from Tame Impala, bought an intimate set laced with Australian charm to Bleach.

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The Stranglers Review

The Stranglers came to Brighton Dome to remind us just how many hits they’ve had over the years. More importantly, the punk rockers proved they’ve still got it even after forty years.

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Sun Ra Arkestra Review

Legendary Sun Ra Arkestra played a three night residency in Lewes last week. Brighton Source was at the Con Club to listen to a lesson in jazz history.

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The Great Escape 2017 Review (Fri)

Day two of the festival found us stumbling upon an 80s hero, heading back to the pier for Norway’s finest and ended with a packed out late-nighter from The Charlatans.

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Elli Ingram Photos

The Brighton R&B singer returned on the busiest weekend of the year to pack out a brand new venue on Ship Street. SOURCE was there with our camera at the ready.

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Artists Open Houses Review

With over 180 Artists Open Houses on offer this year, you may be wondering where to start. SOURCE is on hand with a list of ten highlights.

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Are Strings Attached Review

Theatre in your own front room. A man with a can. Becoming a star. Graffiti and the meaning of life.

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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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Billy Ocean Review

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

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PINS Review

Manchester band PINS returned to Brighton to play a sold out gig at the Rialto Theatre, with support from Baby In Vain and Yassassin.

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Warpaint Review

Californian dream-pop wonders Warpaint painted Brighton Dome with early summer vibes. Source were there to review and photograph.

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The Alt-Escape 2017 Review

While the rest of our team were waiting in queues, we sent a reviewer on a solo mission to see how much of the Great Escape he could see for free. Absolutely loads, as it turns out.

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Week Two of Brighton Festival and Fringe 2017

Skiffle, a history of horror, clowning, and poetry from a coffin. It’s week two of our Brighton Festival and Fringe reviews and recommendations.

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Kate Tempest’s Opening Gig Review

Kate Tempest kicked off Brighton Festival with a triple bill of guest acts and a breathless rendition of some of her best work. An inspiring start to what could be an incredible month.

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Digital Tattoo Review

Multi-media theatre, art-film, modern dance, audience questions. Indelible selfies. The right to be forgotten. Gritty and beautiful. Take your phone.

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Future Islands Review

Future Islands returned to Brighton for a show that mixed all the usual improv interpretative dance with synth heavy indie – but the balance was a tad off.

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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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‘They/Onlar’ Review, Fabrica

Turkish artist Ipek Duben recently unveiled her dramatic video installation at Fabrica. SOURCE was there to take a tour.

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Blossoms Review

Blossoms bloom as they take centre stage of the VO5 NME awards tour, with support from Cabbage and Rory Wynne.

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