Review: Minor alterations to festive favourites prove a winter winner

There is nothing quite like a Christmas carol to set the tone for the festive period.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

Dave O'Higgins

Brighton date for The Dave O’Higgins Quartet

The Dave O’Higgins Quartet will be at The Verdict in Brighton on December 8.

Stef O'Driscoll

"Every-day" epics retold on stage

The Storytelling Army marches again, this time into Brighton Dome’s café-bar on Wednesday, December 6 as one of the big hits of this year’s Brighton Festival returns in new guise.

Theatre and Comedy
Lau. Picture by Genevieve Stevenson

Modern folk trio Lau mark tenth year with Brighton gig

Lau look back over their first ten years as they take to the road, with dates including the Komedia in Brighton on December 4 (7.30pm).

SikTh. Picture by Gobinder Jhitta,

Prog metal band SikTh come back bigger than ever

Splitting up did wonders for SikTh’s popularity. They are now back together again and riding high.

Review. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150912-143625001

Review: Rag ‘n’ Bone Man takes Brighton by storm

Globally renowned and born in nearby Uckfield, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man (otherwise known as Rory Graham) made a triumphant return to the Brighton Centre last night, concluding the UK run of The Overproof Tour.

Castalian Quartet - Daniel Roberts, Charlotte Bennetton, Christopher Graves,  Sini Simonen. Picture by Kaupo Kikkas

REVIEW: Coffee Concert: Castalian Quartet at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Sussex University campus

Sini Simonen, Daniel Roberts (violins), Charlotte Bonneton (viola), Christopher Graves (cello). Josef Haydn Quartet in Eb Op76 No 6 (1797); Henri Dutilleux, ‘Ainsi la nuit’ (Thus the night, 1976); Ludwig van Beethoven Quartet No 15 in A minor Op132 (1825).


"So sorry about Trump!"

US actor and comedian Margaret Cho accepts that she is going to have to do an awful lot of apologising when she gets over here.


Betsy in Brighton on back of debut album

Shirley Bassey, Annie Lennox, Cher and Tina Turner are the singers Betsy looks up to as she launches into her own career.

Little Mix

Little Mix announce Sussex tour date

Heralded as the world’s biggest girl band, Little Mix are starting their 2018 tour in Hove.

James Blunt

REVIEW: James Blunt lights a spark in Brighton’s heart

Brighton audiences were given a concert fit for a - future - king when James Blunt’s tour landed in the city on Friday (November 24).


"Doom pop" from the Courtesans

London “doom pop” group Courtesans play The Hope & Ruin in Brighton on November 26 as they head towards a new album release next year.

Mel Giedroyc will be co-hosting the show

Eurovision Song Contest: ‘The Nation Decides’ in Brighton - how to get your tickets

Brighton will be hosting the UK national selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February.

Little Baroque Company 'bird' violinists John Crockatt and Helen Kruger

REVIEWS: Brighton Early Music Festival 2017

‘Tales In Music: The Pigeon & the Albatross’ – Little Baroque Company at The Komedia Studio on Saturday November 11 (11.15am).


Steps, Aqua and Blue set to perform at Ardingly

Steps have returned to claim their pop crown once again.

Charlie Moss

New single from Brighton's Charlie Moss

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Charlie Moss launches his new single Into My Soul at a headline gig at Komedia in Brighton on November 19.

Matthew Trusler. Picture by Sheila Rock

REVIEW: Fine BPO concert brings conflict to mind

Solo violinist Matthew Trusler caught the dissonance of war in his marvellously projected Britten Violin Concerto in D Minor at The Dome, Brighton, in the Remembrance Sunday concert.

Alison Moyet with Samaritans volunteers

Alison Moyet donates concert cash to Samaritans

Singer Alison Moyet performed at the Brighton Dome on Wednesday (November 8), in a hometown gig for Samaritans.


Review: ORFEO


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