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Reviews of gigs, comedy shows and festivals with photographs from Brighton’s best snappers.

The Blinders - The Haunt - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

The Kardashians on a wild acid trip... The Blinders hit The Haunt in Brighton with support from Brighton faves White Room.

November 13, 2018
A photo of The Prodigy playing the Brighton Centre taken for Brighton Source by Sam Sesemann

The Prodigy are rave legends, but Liam Howlett's men have some new tricks up their sleeves – and it makes for a typically spectacular live show.

November 12, 2018

Two women in an adapted tale of a Sussex folktale from the 19th century. A tale of wisdom, Wicca and persecution. Top class theatre.

November 3, 2018

Theatre as comedy, or comedy as therapy? La La's comedic show about group therapy hit most of the right beats at Rialto Theatre.

November 2, 2018
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Concorde 2 - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Anton Newcombe and co came to Brighton to tour their spectacular new album ‘Something Else’.

November 1, 2018

What if placebos really work? Seven dancers backed by sounds from viola to electronica. Artists collaborate with scientists in a sinister dance experiment.

November 1, 2018

Rising psych-rock outfit Club Kuru took to the stage of the Hope & Ruin last week alongside Brighton's own Yumi And The Weather.

November 1, 2018

A professional woman, happily married, wonderful children. It all goes wrong amid plenty of laughs. No-one is happy now. Great theatre.

October 31, 2018

Brighton’s Our Girl concluded their national tour with a packed-out dynamic hometown gig at the Haunt, with support from Buzzard and Breathe Panel.

October 28, 2018

Showing what a proper rock star should be, Jack White was back in town with a scorching set of old and new, all bathed in blue.

October 21, 2018

Nashville resident Dawn Landes gave a virtuoso performance in the tiny Greys pub in Hanover. Brighton Source was there to bear witness.

October 20, 2018

The Dutch singer-songwriter came with a disciplined band in tow to help her spark a set of organised indie chaos at The Haunt.

October 17, 2018
Neil Innes

The eccentric songwriter's set at the Komedia was an uneven mix of acoustic blues and comic ditties from his days with Monty Python and the Bonzo Dog Band.

October 11, 2018

Is Gordon still a moron? Jilted John was the surprise hit of 1978. Forty years later he came to Brighton on the band's first UK tour.

October 11, 2018

Algerian desert rockers Imarhan brought a beautiful blend of styles and some masterly musicianship to The Haunt, winning over the crowd with ease.

September 9, 2018

Uncompromising punks Idles brought an anarchic live performance to the Komedia for a guest-only show in support of their new album.

September 4, 2018

Brash duo Slaves showed off tracks from their new album at a lunchtime in-store, substituting their usual combative percussion for beatboxing and biscuits.

August 24, 2018

SOURCE made it through the doors of Concorde 2 just in time to catch the start of the altogether vibrant show by everybody’s favourite world musicians.

July 26, 2018

From man buns to gong baths, there was something for everyone at the city's annual gathering of yogis. And plenty of sunshine.

July 20, 2018
Burt Bacharach - Brighton Dome - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Forever tanned, forever cool, the master of the classic pop melody gave a masterclass in musical perfection at The Dome.

July 13, 2018
Sarah Slator This Is My Theatre

Open air theatre in Brighton with Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Accessible. Tight acting. Mythic set. Scottish Gaelic music. Beautifully enacted.

July 8, 2018

Theatre, storytelling, historical reconstruction and political education about Romany people's history and the racism Gypsies and Travellers face today.

July 6, 2018

Over a scorchingly hot weekend, the big names delighted while London's finest new jazz warriors took Love Supreme to a higher level.

July 6, 2018

The Wave Pictures returned to Brighton on a two-fold mission to serve up some idiosyncratic blues rock while sampling the city's finest brown sauce.

June 29, 2018
A photo of Fran Healy singing on stage while playing a guitar when as part of a Travis review at Brighton Dome

Scottish band Travis brought their popular brand of indie easy listening to Brighton Dome, touring their multi-million selling second album, The Man Who.

June 24, 2018
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