Live Reviews

Reviews of previous gigs and events from bands in Brighton & beyond.


The Libertines, Photo by Gili Dailes
The Libertines signed off their Tiddeley Om Pom Pom tour with a sold out show at Brighton Centre and it seems like they never stopped An unprecedented three support acts preceded The Libertines on this wet and quintessentially English evening. Deadcuts, who have been a regular support slot for Pete […]

Review: The Libertines @ Brighton Centre


Alt-J, photo by Gili Dailes
Alt-J dazzled their Brighton following last week at The Brighton Centre, with beautiful stage lights and their unique sound We were lucky enough to be there when Alt-J played to an almost full house at The Brighton Centre last Monday, with support band Blaenavon warming up the venue with an […]

Review: Alt-J @ Brighton Centre


The very first Night Garden Festival took place this weekend in the beautiful Firle Park located in the South Downs. Between the sheep, the cows and the little stream- a small stage, a bar and just the right number of food trucks, bell tents and sitting areas were set for […]

Gallery: Night Garden Festival



Brighton was more colourful than usual this weekend, with Pride events taking place thgoughout the city. With estimates from the Police and council of almost 400,000 people attending the different scenes, this was by far the biggest Pride Festival Weekend Brighton has ever seen – if you look down you […]

Gallery: Brighton Pride Festival


Love Supreme Festival returned for its 5th year, turning a field on the outskirts of the sleepy village of Hobbiton Glynde into a hub of jazz, soul, funk, and disco for the weekend. Here’s our collection of highlights in photos, as captured by Gili Dailes. Read the full review here. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” […]

Gallery: Love Supreme


Love Supreme Festival returned for its 5th year, turning a field on the outskirts of the sleepy village of Hobbiton Glynde into a hub of jazz, soul, funk, and disco for the weekend. We headed down on Saturday afternoon, meandering through a sea of camping chairs and picnic rugs to see […]

Review: Love Supreme Festival 2017



On a hot and sticky night in June, Kool & the Gang take to the stage in matching sequinned shirts, with no regard for the temperature, glistening under the lights of the Brighton Dome as only a 1970’s funk band should. With an energy and enthusiasm that in no way […]

Review: Kool & the Gang @ Brighton Dome


Blackfield, a music collaborative formed by Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Israeli rocker Aviv Geffen have gone on tour around Europe in support of their latest album, ‘V’. We caught Aviv & Blackfield at the Islington Assembly Hall in London on Friday and enjoyed 90 minutes of pure music escapism. […]

Review: Blackfield @ Islington Assembly Hall


Our photographer Gili Dailes used her lunch breaks wisely on both Thursday and Friday and went over to Cafe Plenty to catch quality music brought to you by Back in the Woods Promotions as part of The Alternative Escape.   An hour was not enough time to cover this great […]

Music Weekend in Brighton



The new exciting Brightonian art collective, aka WONK, have launched their first event – Plastic Parlour-  at the Green Door Store last night. A bubble machince, baloons, old-school candies and special WONK energy drinks and stickers have really complimented the unique performances by Attic Nova, KUB, Tuval (with Strings)  and […]

Gallery: Plastic Parlour at the Green Door Store


Brighton based Good Guy Clarence enchant with their first live session filmed with Wavey Head. Playing two songs, Teach Me to Dance and Truisms, the 10-minute session is the visual and audio equivalent of a deep breath: refreshing, relaxing and straight up good for the soul. Opening with soft lighting, […]

Review: Good Guy Clarence – Live Wavey Head Session


After touring Europe and the UK pretty much every night for the past month, Counterfeit. made it down Brighton for the penultimate night of their tour, promoting the release of their debut album Together we are Stronger. Supporting Counterfeit tonight (and on their UK tour) were Faux (who we’ve unfortunately […]

Review: Counterfeit. at The Haunt (+ Support)