Brighton's definitive gig guide
422 gigs to choose from

Home  > Preview

Previews

category preview
Amber Run : New Faces
with fyfe, Kimberley Anne and Pixel Fix - 8:00pm Mon 3rd Nov 2014 @ The Green Door Store
Listen now
£8 tickets

After two enthusiastically received shows at The Great Escape, Amber Run return to Brighton, playing once again with some of Britain’s best up-and-coming acts. Headlining The Green Door Store, the Nottingham band bring with them some of the freshest indie anthems released in the last few years. Latest EP Pilot set the blogging world alight  [read more...]

category preview
White Lung : Teen Creeps presents
with Tweens and Oh Captain - 7:30pm Tue 4th Nov 2014 @ The Green Door Store
Listen now Recommended Gig
£8 tickets

You want high tempo pissed off punk rawk combustion? You want anything else? Why? White Lung are the real deal in a world of show-offs who’ve watched too many hardcore documentaries and care too much about fashion. The ‘scene’ is full of twatty men and Vancouver’s White Lung are not going to take it any  [read more...]

category preview
7:00pm Fri 7th Nov 2014 @ Concorde
Listen now
£15 tickets

Seeing Tamikrest around this time last year at The Komedia was a spectacle that has lived in the memory, their 90 minute performance leaving the audience danced out and with red raw hands from clapping hard and long. Hailing from Mali, the band are Tuareg people, a nomadic tribe who reside mainly in Saharan North  [read more...]

category preview
7:00pm Sat 8th Nov 2014 @ The Prince Albert
Listen now
£12 tickets

The raucous, raggle-taggle sounds of Mad Dog Mcrea return to Brighton for an arm raising, foot-stomping gig at The Albert this November. The band’s contagious blend of gypsy, rock, jazz and bluegrass will have you up dancing and reeling whether you like it or not. Their unique mixture of Celtic flavoured melodies and infectious jigs  [read more...]

category preview
Ben Frost : Love The Neighbour presents
with Drill Folly - 7:00pm Mon 10th Nov 2014 @ The Haunt
Listen now
£15 tickets

A U R O R A, this year’s release by Australian born but Iceland residing composer/producer Ben Frost isn’t just a career highlight, it feels like the logical conclusion of all his work to date. Active since 2001, it was 2007’s Theory of Machines and 2009’s and By The Throat that started to bring his  [read more...]

category preview
7:00pm Mon 10th Nov 2014 @ Concorde
Listen now
£17.50 tickets

Be warned, for should you go and see Band of Skulls you will be blown you away with the sheer, mind-melting size of the sound they create. Which is not to say that they play heavy metal – far from it at times – but simply that when it’s time to rock, for a three  [read more...]

category preview
Trans Am : Tatty Seaside Town presents
with Gum Takes Tooth and AK/DK - 7:30pm Tue 11th Nov 2014 @ The Green Door Store
Listen now Recommended Gig
£8.50 tickets

Thank <insert deity of choice here>  there are bands like Trans Am out there. 25 years and ten albums of doing what the fuck they want, when the fuck they want, with scant regard for their own income; playing shows to rooms so much smaller than their talent or back catalog deserves. They’re a serious  [read more...]

category preview
7:00pm Sat 15th Nov 2014 @ Concorde
Listen now
£12.50 tickets

A few years ago this correspondent played a gig in a band called Syte and the Sound. We had spent a few years playing some raucous if sloppily performed shows, released an EP to mixed reviews and split shortly after. Inglorious, but a lot of fun. At one show, up in Leeds, we witnessed a  [read more...]

category preview
7:30pm Fri 21st Nov 2014 @ The Prince Albert
Listen now
£7 tickets

So, The Computers. You’d be forgiven for expecting tinfoil-clad, analogue synth wielding Button Moon krautiness. Well for once a band will play in our fair city that doesn’t have any slither of Cage/Stockhausen et al. No, The Computers are in fact a five mouthed hardcore ‘n’ roll ‘n’ hardcore sprinting runabout. Equal parts War, Link  [read more...]

November sees King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard bring their talents to Sticky Mike’s, and it’ll prove hard to believe this Melbourne psych rock seven piece have only been in existence for three years. Their sound is so fully formed that you would think they’ve spent a lifetime honing their trippy craft. Now on the  [read more...]

category preview
Silver Apples : Dictionary Pudding presents
with Meddicine and Eva Bowan - 8:00pm Sat 6th Dec 2014 @ West Hill Hall
Listen now Recommended Gig
£11 tickets

Since the dawn of time The Silver Apples have been handed down through generations of weirdos that just need that specific gonzo psychedelic fix. That fix that also includes: Naked Lunch, Kenneth Anger, Alexander Shulgin and Robert Crumb. The Silver Apples are perhaps not quite the same counterculture household names, but they have a fizzy  [read more...]

category preview
7:00pm Tue 9th Dec 2014 @ The Haunt
Listen now
£15 tickets

The amount of sub-genre defining heavy metal released in the years from 1986-92 is ludicrous. Reign In Blood (’86), Scum (’87) Altars of Madness(’89) and A Blaze In A Northern Sky (’92) are records that have come to define thrash metal, grindcore, death metal and black metal respectively and have rarely, if ever, been surpassed  [read more...]

category preview
with Trash Kit - 8:00pm Wed 10th Dec 2014 @ Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
Listen now Recommended Gig
£9 tickets

If you’ve never heard of Netherlanders The Ex before then where have you been? Since 1979 they have been mixing all the best things that came from punk: new wave, erudite politics, gonzo noise rock and not giving a fuck; with all manner of disparate ‘world’ influences: eastern European folk, sub-Saharan beats, and of course  [read more...]

category preview
8:00pm Thu 11th Dec 2014 @ The Old Market
Listen now Recommended Gig
£10 tickets

Nordic: bold, resilient, distinctive, ancient. Giants: massive people. Come on, you know Nordic Giants. Or at least you aught to know them. The bafflingly wonderful post-rock oracle in the distance. Like a vocal-less Cocteau Twins or a less smarmy Sigur Ros, but with a gravitational pull. One of the few bands that can play a  [read more...]

category preview
Laetitia Sadier : Laetitia Sadier
8:00pm Mon 15th Dec 2014 @ Komedia
Go to website Recommended Gig
£8.50 / £10.50 tickets

You don’t have to many gigs to notice there is a prevalence for krautrock influenced bands at the moment. There are numerous reasons for that: the much celebrated BBC documentary, the general air of coolness it gives of, it’s quite easy (sorry, it is), and of course, it is incredible music. Well, another reason for  [read more...]

Close