Reviews of gigs, comedy shows and festivals with photographs from Brighton’s best snappers.
Based on the experiences of hundreds of child circus performers subjected to child trafficking in Kathmandu, South East Dance and Brighton Open Air Theatre combine an exquisite circus performance with the stories of two extraordinary survivors.
Two women meet with a mission. Site-specific, outdoor, physical theatre in a tent. Produced by Dogma Theatre Company for Brighton Fringe. Tension and laughs.
Brighton Fringe brings the Russian classic Tolstoy novella and sets it in contemporary England - putting angst, authenticity and avoidance under the spotlight.
A survivor of the Titanic, a 1950s woman struck by a meteorite and a New Yorker imperilled by a toilet are among the unlikely stories told in this comedy show.
We reviewed another 20 bands on the final day of TGE with Arxx and Penelope Isles heading up the local talent alongside Black Midi and Fat White Family.
Day two of The Great Escape saw us enjoying some sunshine while watching The Intergalactic Republic Of Kongo, Easy Life, Los Bitchos, Tourist and loads more.
As the dust settles on The Great Escape our team reports back on some of the 20+ acts they caught last Thursday in the first of three bumper reviews.
Asbo Derek hosted the first in an occasional series of matinee shows featuring a rare appearance from a very special guest.
The runaway train that is Fat White Family is back in town. Would said train remain fixed to its tracks? Review and pictures from their Concorde2 show.
Kicking off a short run of arena dates at the Brighton Centre, Catfish and the Bottlemen gave a performance that was not what we expected and all the better for it.
Our round-up of new Brighton music - including Fragile Creatures, Bledig, Mount Wychproof, Octopuses, Gulls, Matt Finucane and Family Fiction.
The North East's fabulous folkies The Unthanks left the band at home for an evening of a cappella songs of woe and wonder.
The Coathangers commence their long-awaited UK tour in Brighton, promoting their latest album, ‘The Devil You Know’, with a knockout live performance.
In a show that culminated with a mosh pit in a church, Band of Skulls played a joyful set of impassioned blues and rock at St George's.
Fontaines D.C. star is burning brightly, and the Dublin band's post-punk won over a sold-out Haunt. Our review sets out why should see them ASAP...
With only three original members could The Specials still deliver with an album of new songs to promote? We slipped on our loafers and went down to find out.
After a few years of sporadic live dates and sparse recorded output, Hot Chip are back with a new album - and the dextrous seven-piece were on majestic form.
We joined IDLES and Crows at Brighton Dome for an aggressive yet inclusive celebration of unity, community and noise.
Fun! Fun! Fun! Sports Team deliver a huge performance that more than justifies the hype. Energy, theatre and fun by the bucketload.
Feeling forgetful? Are they stealing your watch? A play about memory and personality. Dementia enacted with humour and sensitivity.
Glasgow's FK Alexander scrapes and stamps on stage, with unnerving percussion. It's performance art exploring love and lovelessness in recovery.
Wham! Bang! Pow! Art Brut are back... Eddie Argos and co came to The Haunt for a night of punchy songs, rambling banter and giddy, tongue-in-cheek rock'n'roll.
The master beatboxer turned electro singer-songwriter introduced his innovative and introspective debut album last week with stellar support from Tilda Allie.
Through Portslade to the site of a feeding frenzy of incredible genre-defying bands. We just hope we won’t have to wait another four years for the next one.
Our round-up of new Brighton music - including albums by Rokurokubi and Oli Spleen, an EP from Lazybones and singles by Dom Champ, Hatter and Night House.