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Jason Warner

Having once been taught to breakdance by Universal Records I'm now a freelance photographer and writer. Brian Wilson and Dolly Parton are my celestial parents and although I am new to Brighton, I'm falling in love with this craziest of crazy towns!

Rising stars of the local scene, City Dog, played a raucous show at the Green Door Store. Brighton's punk scene is in good hands.

Dec 1, 2023

Supporting new musicians to make that breakthrough in a fast-changing world, Small Pond are making a big splash.

Nov 30, 2023

Despite the downpour, SOURCE reviewed 40 gigs in one weekend at Mutations including sets by Acid Klaus, DITZ, Porridge Radio and Fat White Family.

Nov 11, 2023

"What's the point of life?" sing indie rockers Coach Party as they finish their UK tour with a sold-out show at Patterns in Brighton.

Oct 16, 2023

An impressive all-dayer at Chalk with alt rock and grunge from the likes of Witch Fever, Whores, Sick Joy, Waco, ARXX and Jamie Lenman.

Sep 8, 2023
Irwin Sparkes from The Hoosiers on stage

The Hoosiers' frontman plays a solo show in Hove this month for local homeless charity Off The Fence.

Mar 24, 2023

A curious blend of club night, arty happening and live gig with appearances from ex-members of Eighties Matchbox and Death In Vegas.

Mar 22, 2023
ChopChop performing on stage

The Brighton art-jazzers bring their “fantastic life-affirming noise" to The Hope & Ruin.

Feb 17, 2023
The singer from Karma Sheen on stage at Lewes Psychedelic Festival

Lewes Psych Fest delivered a day of audio-visual treats including trad folk, walls of noise and sitar rock.

Feb 8, 2023

Karma Sheen, VALVE, Oddfellows Casino and headliner TVAM set their controls for the heart of the sun at Lewes Psych Fest 2023.

Jan 4, 2023
lantern parade

See out the year and appease a pagan deity or two at the return of the much-loved lantern parade and beachfront burn-up.

Dec 18, 2022

Leeds lads Yard Act arrive in Brighton after a champagne supernova year that saw their debut album hailed as one of the very best.

Dec 2, 2022
Ezra Furman on stage

Melting Vinyl brought Ezra Furman to Brighton for a sold-out show in St George's Church combining confessional moments with passionate rock'n'roll.

Nov 27, 2022

GRIT puts a twist on Saturday night clubbing with promises of a multi-sensory underground adventure with DJs, experimental improv and aerial artists.

Nov 17, 2022
Yumi and the Weather

Melting Vinyl brings Brighton multi-instrumentalist Yumi And The Weather back to the Hope & Ruin next month following the release of her second album.

Nov 1, 2022

Local legends Fujiya & Miyagi are back with a brand new album and an almost perfectly programmed live show.

Oct 24, 2022

Brighton's ĠENN joined Berlin trio Jealous for a superheavy art-punk show that pushed the Hope & Ruin's PA to the limit.

Oct 4, 2022
Yama Warashi performing at the Rosehill, Brighton

Melting Vinyl presented Yama Warashi and Brighton's ChopChop for an oddly pleasing evening of sonic, organic, woven spells.

Jul 28, 2022
Slap Rash

Ruinfest brought together some of Brighton's best bands and a few killer out-of-towners for an intense all-dayer at the Hope & Ruin at the end of June.

Jul 5, 2022
Teenage Fanclub

The 90s Scottish indie kids are all (very) grown up and their nostalgia bandwagon stopped off in Brighton to play a sold-out show at Chalk.

Apr 22, 2022
Saint Agnes, Jubilee Square (photo by Mike Tudor)

With one of Brighton's biggest and best festivals but weeks away we're already planning how to see as many of the 500 artists as possible across the city.

Apr 12, 2022
Oska Bright Film Festival

The 10th Oska Bright fest featured a multitude of cinematic delights created by and starring people with a learning disability and those on the autistic spectrum.

Apr 10, 2022
Dancing to Art

The Oska Bright Film Festival is back for its 10th year with a programme of 80 films made by and starring people with learning disabilities and autism.

Mar 11, 2022
Gillian Fischer-Otsuka aka ms_gfo from Radio YDN

New on the Brighton scene, YDN Radio has a vision to support emerging local performers.

Feb 27, 2022

The annual psych fest had us heading to a church in Lewes in search of the true meaning of psychedelia.

Feb 3, 2022
Wife Swap USA - 234 Fest - Green Door Store - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes

Brighton does its bit for Independent Music Venue Week with a wide range of gigs at the start of Feb.

Jan 21, 2022

The technicolour dream that is the Lewes Psychedelic Festival makes a very welcome return this month.

Dec 29, 2021
Darren Jones

Darren Jones and Claire Atherton put on a cosy show hosted by Southend-on-Sea record label SoSlam and Brighton independent radio station YourDigitalNetwork.

Nov 30, 2021
Jason Warner - Contributor at Brighton Source