The Beat | Brighton Source

The Beat Review

Fans flocked to see Dave Wakeling and his version of the politicised Brummie ska band, The Beat. Not all of them were impressed.

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Oxjam | Brighton Source

Oxjam, Sat 17th October

Oxjam returns to Brighton with over 80 bands playing across eight venues on a single day.

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Alvvays - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography - Concorde 2

Alvvays Review

Indie favourites Alvvays bring the summer sun back to Brighton with a raucous White Reaper in support.

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Sufjan Stevens | Dome | Brighton Source

Sufjan Stevens Review

Michigan songwriter Sufjan Stevens brought intensely personal songs of bereavement and healing to the Dome.

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Fancy Playing The Great Escape?

Applications open today for artists who’d like to play next year’s celebration of new music.

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Xiu Xiu | Brighton Source

Xiu Xiu Play The Music Of Twin Peaks, Weds 7th Oct

Expect mystery, drama and damn fine coffee as art rockers Xiu Xiu bring their interpretation of Twin Peaks to the Komedia. David Lynch just got even weirder.

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Corridor Gallery | Brighton Source

Corridor Gallery Opens Its Doors

The new York Place gallery kicks off with an exhibition by Petting Zoo full of bold and punchy gig posters for some top Brighton bands.

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North Laine Bottomless Brunch

North Laine Bottomless Brunch Review

Breakfast and a Bloody Mary for £15? Not bad. But how about breakfast and unlimited Bloody Marys for £15?

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The Mine | Brighton Source

The Mine 3rd Birthday, Fri 25th Sept

Local clubnight celebrates three years of chest-rattling dubstep with an eight hour birthday bash at the Volks.

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Rag N Bone Man | Brighton Source

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man Interview

We spoke to the Brighton soul singer and rapper about playing Glastonbury, working with DJ Premier and putting on a special curated show at the Concorde later this month.

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Queer Crossings | Brighton Source

Queer Crossings Review

An emotive exhibition at the Brighthelm Centre of drawings and creative writings by LGBTIQ migrants and refugees from Africa.

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Stewart Lee | Sticky Mikes | Brighton Source

Stewart Lee Review

Stewart Lee gave his Comedy Vehicle a test run as the latest of Brian Gittins’ star guests at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar.

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Bad Pond | Brighton Source

Bad Pond, Sat 10th Oct

A strong local line-up including Written In Waters and Wild Cat Strike join some choice out-of-towners at this math rock all-dayer.

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The Polyphonic Spree perfoming live at Concorde2, Brighton, England, UK. This tour is their 15th Anniversery Tour, and they are playing 'The Beginning Stages Of...' in it's entirety.

Polyphonic Spree Review

The joyful Texan collective reach for the sun with an album retrospective at the Concorde 2.

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Pinkshinyultrablast | Sticky Mike Frogbar | Brighton Source

Pinkshinyultrablast, Wed 7th October

Expect beautiful vocals and wonderful waves of guitar reverb from the Russian shoegazers on a visit to Brighton.

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Gengahr | Brighton Source

Gengahr, Tues 6th October

The Komedia brings us some ethereal psych-rock from the London lads with a taste for the macabre.

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We Shall Overcome | Brighton Source

We Shall Overcome, 2nd-4th Oct

Help yourself to a weekend of free gigs and help others by donating some food at the Brighton arm of a weekend aimed at raising awareness of food charities.

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Bring Your Own Beamer, Sat 19th September

We spoke to the man behind Pop-Up Brighton about how he’s bringing innovative, interactive and inexpensive art to the city.

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Paul Smith & The Intimations / Devon Sproule Review

A strange pairing reaps rewards for early arriving art-rock fans at Paul Smith’s final UK show to promote his new solo album.

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First Floor, Sat 10th Oct

Brighton seafront goes all Berlin at this techno and deep house party courtesy of First Floor’s guests Ryan Elliott and Lakuti.

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Deerhoof | Brighton Source

Deerhoof Review

Adored US experimentalists Deerhoof pay a long-awaited visit to Brighton with a crashing and colourful set at a sold-out Patterns.

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Lethal Bizzle, Fri 8th October

Grime pioneer and relentless collaborator Lethal B is coming to Concorde 2.

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Anal Beard | Brighton Source

Anal Beard Interview

The notorious Brighton band split up after 20 years of failure, disappointment and hilarious comedy punk.

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Surfer Blood, Mon 5th October

Frat punks Surfer Blood are bringing the Florida sun to Brighton in October supporting new album ’1000 Palms’.

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BrewDog | Brighton Source

BrewDog Bar Arrives in Brighton

Brewdog finally opened its new bar in Brighton, we were invited to investigate the refurbishment and sample some of the craft beers on offer.

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