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Sara Spade & The Noisy Boys: World War One Centenary Concert

She’s back! After a sell-out Ropetackle show in January, Sara Spade & The Noisy Boys return with flapper classics like Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue and other popular Charlestons, plus favourite Great War-era songs including Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag and Long Way To Tipperary. Sara is Jools Holland’s latest discovery and you can see his effervescent video intro on the front page of her website. Her high energy ukulele playing, backed by the Noisy Boys, never fails to get feet tapping, be it at Bestival, Vintage or on BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2.

Expect another great night out!
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10
Thu 04 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


“Behind vocal pyrotechnics that suggest a younger Crosby, Stills and Nash, there’s a solid songwriting heart.” ~ Q Magazine

“Both musically and lyrically This Love stacks up as a work of surprising complexity, beautiful playing and sublime singing.” ~ Folk Radio

“Cult status and a sound track call. It proves a hard act to follow” ~ Uncut Magazine

House Of Hats have been playing together since 2012 and have gone from strength to strength since then. After their big break at the Cambridge Folk Festival they have gone on to tour Holland, play to a regular packed residency in home-town Brighton and are self-releasing their highly anticipated debut album This Love in March 2014.

Recently described by Altsounds as “harmonically rich, passionate folk” they deliver a textured and pure sound with male and female figures sharing the lead. With a style likened to Crosby, Stills & Nash, Fleet Foxes, and Mumford & Sons, their folk influences are clear and resonate passionately. They have a strong Americana thread woven through their melodies, suggested by Acoustic Magazine as reminiscent of Bon Iver.

They are now at the heart of the buzzing Brighton music scene and the Hats have their own quarterly Harvest Sessions, a packed local residency to showcase local talent, friends, and other acts gathered up on the road.

2014 is shaping up to be a breakthrough year for House Of Hats with another tour in Holland being planned, UK festival dates confirmed, and a trip to America also in the pipeline.

Tickets: £10 advance, £12 on the door. Support TBC.

Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: Free Entry
Thu 04 Sep 8pm till Midnight
@ Hotel Pelirocco
Hotel Pelirocco
10 Regency Square
Brighton
BN1 2FG
t: 01273 327055
Website | Email


Dunce and The Lord are back by popular demand with another 'All Mixed Up' DJ set at the hotel bar! The boys will be djing till midnight and the bar is open till 3 serving craft beers and cocktails!
Hotel Pelirocco - 10 Regency Square, Brighton, BN1 2FG
t: 01273327055 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: Free Entry
Fri 05 Sep 8:30
@ Hotel Pelirocco
Hotel Pelirocco
10 Regency Square
Brighton
BN1 2FG
t: 01273 327055
Website | Email


After a successful night in July, Brighton renowned pianist Mark Hodge returns to Pelirocco for another Open Mic Piano Bar!


Mark will be playing the piano for you to sing along to! Feel free to bring along your own sheet music-Mark can play almost anything you give him so come along and enjoy a night of different musical genres and cocktails to get you started!

Mark will be kicking off at 8.30pm, and with a bar open until 3am what's not to like!
Hotel Pelirocco - 10 Regency Square, Brighton, BN1 2FG
t: 01273327055 | Website | Email


Kate’s Kitchen Band play music that will get you dancing! They believe in giving the audience a good time. And the ‘caller’ teaches all dances, so no prior knowledge is needed. For this show, the caller will be Tony Dunn, a veteran of ceilidh calling and well known in dance circles. And we only pick the best!
Kate’s Kitchen Band are at the fun end of the spectrum with a line-up as eclectic as it is varied, from top end piccolo to acoustic double bass for that deep-in-the-belly underpinning. In between are melodeons (button accordion), fiddles, percussion, guitar and mandolin.
Their musical heritage comes from early English, traditional dance, Morris and Celtic, a foot-tapping mixture of sounds from start to finish. So get down to your English roots and dance the night away.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £4 suggested donation
Fri 05 Sep 8am
@ The Cowley Club
The Cowley Club
12 London Road
Brighton


Two of Brighton's finest underground and overlooked guitar-mangling, kit-destroying, fuse-blowing outfits set out to play their greatest and their latest hits in their own damn time, in their own damn way, in their own damn clothes. Members AND guests most welcome, beer is quite inexpensive and the company is bound to be of the finest quality, and you can't buy company as some derd niffer has been oft quoted to have said. We'll probably try and wrap up reasonably early, say 10:30 ish, because it's Friday night and there's a wild party down at the Globe afterwards that we'd like to get to..
The Cowley Club - 12 London Road, Brighton,
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Music
Admn: £5 Entry
Sat 06 Sep 7:30pm
@ The Hope
The Hope
11-12 Queens Road
Brighton
BN1 3WA
t: 01273 325793
Website | Email


Ice cream swagger and hours spent with burnt-out guitars, "Shoot The Runner" showcases raw melodious indie rock n roll. No messing about.

Featuring: Arx + Odd Rival + State Of The Masses + The Modes.
The Hope - 11-12 Queens Road, Brighton, , BN1 3WA
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Music
Admn: £10 or £35 series of 4
Sat 06 Sep 18.00
@ St John the Evangelist
St John the Evangelist
Knoyle Road
Brighton
BN1 6RB


A brand new series of musical events.
The first on 6 September is John Kitchen (organ). John is a Senior Lecturer in Music at Edinburgh University, University Organist and Edinburgh City Organist.

The other 3 concerts in the series are Richard Dawson (organ) 20 Sept; Hershal Quartet 4 Oct; Brighton Chamber Ensemble 18 Oct.
St John the Evangelist - Knoyle Road, Brighton, BN1 6RB
t: 01273501152 | Website | Email


Two featured artists who share a veritable wealth of acclaim. Alan Barnes is well known for his effortless melodic solos. Considered by many to be the UK’s finest sax player, his humour is as graceful and infectious as his playing.
Chris Spedding is such a modest man you could be forgiven for not knowing there is a book written about him and his Messianic career (the Reluctant Guitar Hero). An alumnus of Ian Carr’s Nucleus he has a great jazz pedigree, even if his main claim to fame is playing on such legendary recordings as Jack Bruce’s Song For The Tiller Man and his own hit record Motorbikin’.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £8.00
Sun 07 Sep 20.00
@ The Brunswick
The Brunswick
1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road
Hove
BN3 1JF
t: 01273 733984




TOP BRITISH JAZZ MUSICIAN TO PLAY IN BRIGHTON.

The John Donegan Quintet featuring Steve Fishwick on trumpet at The Brunswick on the 7th of September at 8PM.

Steve Fishwick is widely considered to be one of the best jazz trumpet players ever to come from the UK, and is rapidly gaining a global reputation thanks to his flawless technique, and his beautifully flowing, harmonically rich improvisations. Trumpet great Wynton Marsalis recently said about him "Steve has his own style. He plays from the bottom to the top of the horn whilst maintaining the integrity of the chords. I can't think of another trumpet player that can do what he does."
Steve is principal lecturer of jazz trumpet at Leeds College of Music as well as being on the teaching faculty at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and London City University.
http://www.stevefishwickjazz.com

JOHN DONEGAN
Now one of the elder statesmen of British jazz, Cork's John Donegan is sure to deliver a highly polished performance,one full of technical fluency and lyrical excellence.
In his early twenties he discovered the likes of Errol Garner, Art Tatum, Bud Powell and he became involved in the local Jazz society in the early seventies from which grew the Cork International Jazz Festival in which he has played every year since it began - bar one!

These fine musicians will be ably supported by three of Brighton's finest, swinging Terry Pack on bass Milo Fell percussion propelling them on and fiery Ian Price on saxes. This is a “not to be missed night” of high octane jazz.

Enquiries to:-
Howard Jackson
07866710464
hjgroover@gmail.com

The Brunswick
BEST VENUE at Brighton Music Awards 2013
1-3 Holland Road Hove BN3 1JF
01273 733984
venue@brunswickpub.co.uk
The Brunswick - 1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF

Music
Admn: £8.00
Sun 07 Sep 20.00
@ The Brunswick
The Brunswick
1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road
Hove
BN3 1JF
t: 01273 733984


John Donegan Quinter featuring Steve Fishwick on trumpet with Ian Price saxes Terry Pack bass and Milo Fell drums.

John Donegan makes his first appearance at arguably Brighton's best live music venue.
The Quintet will be visiting the great American
Songbook, as well as playing many jazz standards.
John

s primary influence
is Bill Evans but he is a fan of such greats as Wynton Kelly, Hampton
Hawes, Chick Corea, and the incomparable Keith Jarrett and Ken
ny Barron.
He has played with many
the world

s
top jazz musicians including Art
Blakey, Art Farmer and Barney Kessel.
The Brunswick - 1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF


Just an array of tunes. Anything goes.
Live music from the bunker of The Globe.

Featuring: Dirt Royal + Junkyard Choir + The RPMs + Search Bear
The Globe - Middle Street, BN1 1AL
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Music
Admn: £5 Entry
Tue 09 Sep Doors 7:30pm
@ Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
9-12 Middle Street
Brighton
BN1


ELECTROMUD
http://electromud.bandcamp.com/

"Influenced by Melvins, The Kinks and Killdozer; Brighton based three piece Electromud descibe themselves as garage / sludge rock. They are no strangers to the independent venue scene and have frequented a lot of the town's punk rock and DIY events, often creating gloriously intimate and sweaty shows. They currently are promoting their album 'Diet of Dirt'"

Supporting them are:

THE UNDERGROUND PILOTS
www.facebook.com/TheUndergroundPilots

MORASS OF MOLASSES
http://morassofmolasses.bandcamp.com/

CRISIS WARNING
http://crisiswarning.tumblr.com/

Mixtape: https://soundcloud.com/overheadwires/sets/080914

18+
www.overheadwiresmusic.com/upcoming-gigs/080914
www.drinkinbrighton.co.uk/stickymikesfrogbar
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar - 9-12 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1
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Music
Admn: £5 Entry
Tue 09 Sep 7:30pm
@ Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
9-12 Middle Street
Brighton
BN1


An evening of punk rock and sludgecore.

ElectroMud + The Underground Pilots + Morass of Molasses + Crisis Warning
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar - 9-12 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1
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Music
Admn: £15
Wed 10 Sep 8pm
@ Komedia
Komedia
Gardner Street
North Laine
Brighton East Sussex BN1 1UN
t: 01273 647100
Website | Email


Iain Ballamy saxophones & electronics
Thomas Strønen drums, percussion & electronics
Since their first concert at Molde in 1998 this groundbreaking group has toured and recorded internationally creating thought provoking improvised and textural music of great depth and beauty.
Originally a quartet that included trumpeter Arve Henriksen, its core and founder members Ballamy and Strønen have maintained a contemporary and forward thinking approach to creating music, using sound space textures and contrast to create ever-changing moods and environments for true improvisation.
By combining acoustic elements including bells, blocks, gongs and lyrical saxophone, their music is enhanced and tempered with live sampling and drums creating moods that range from minimalist to very turbulent.
Food has released seven albums, most recently “Mercurial Balm” for the ECM label. ECM also released 'Quiet Inlet' in 2010.
‘(Food) vibrates with irresistibly fascinating detail and visceral excitement… it's contemporary music through and through, driven by a rhythmic urgency and mix of acoustic and electronic sound that could only be happening now.’ John Fordham, The Guardian
Tickets are available from The Dome Box Office (Tel: 01273 709709) and online through Brighton Ticket Shop (www.brightonticketshop.com).

Komedia - Gardner Street, North Laine, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UN

Music
Admn: £5 Entry
Wed 10 Sep 7:30pm
@ Green Door Store
Green Door Store
Trafalgar Arches,
Lower Goods Yard,
Brighton Train Station BN1 4FQ


Twisted noise and distorted confusion, punk rock style. Clasp your umbrellas.

Featuring: Kerela + Katalina Kicks + La Flamme + Jetpack Elastic.
Green Door Store - Trafalgar Arches,, Lower Goods Yard,, Brighton Train Station, BN1 4FQ
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Music
Admn: £8.00
Thu 11 Sep 7.30pm Start 8.30pm
@ The Prince Albert (Brighton)
The Prince Albert (Brighton)
48 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
BN1 4ED
t: 01273 206091
Website |


Voodoo Promotions
Voodoo Kitchen at The Prince Albert
Voodoo Kitchen brings its own particular take on Cajun and Country music to The Prince Albert

Country legend The Professor David Minns will join The Voodoo Kitchen House Band

Bob Brookes Vocals & Harmonica
Late of The Desperate Dan Band brings a bluesy edge to this line up

Jon Wigg Fiddle,Mandolin and Pipes etc
Talented multi instrumentalist Jon taking time from his many projects to add sweet strings to this ensemble.

Trevor Grant Guitars and vocals
Legendary country picker from The Hicksville band

Ian McIlroy Cajun Accordians
Brings an unmistakable ribs and wings southern flavour to the party.

Jeremy Sherman Dobro and Lap steel wizard
It might be a Thursday but it will rock lick Saturday night!

The Prince Albert (Brighton) - 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
t: 441903410276 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £14
Fri 12 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Welcome back South Coast Soul Revue, the South East’s finest soul band. Performing their unique mix of vintage and contemporary, soul and funk, South Coast Soul Revue’s eight-piece live band is guaranteed to get even the most reluctant of dancers on their feet and shaking it on the dance floor. An electrifying combination of drums, lead and rhythm guitar, bass, horn section plus male and female vocals, the South Coast Soul Revue wow and delight fans wherever they go. Their high energy stage show features songs from the greats, old and new, including Marvin Gaye, The Crusaders, Aretha Franklyn, Gregory Porter, and Chaka Khan to name but a few.
Don’t miss out, book your tickets today and get ready to dance dance dance!
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: free!
Fri 12 Sep 8 o' clock
@ Fitzherbert's Bar
Fitzherbert's Bar
25 New Road
BN1 1UG


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_ucHRVsvpU&list=UUdYeWyzZkjd9Sxp8DE1s6TQ&index=1
Fed up of Coldplay? Sick of Adelle? For some raunchy exciting Rock'n'Roll, check out 'The Mice', 'Stone Heroes' and 'Pig City Angels' at this swininging Brighton venue!
Fitzherbert's Bar - 25 New Road, BN1 1UG
t: 07806282426 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £5 Entry
Fri 12 Sep 7:45pm
@ The Brunswick
The Brunswick
1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road
Hove
BN3 1JF
t: 01273 733984


Alt pop, funk and soulful grooves to get you in the weekend party frame.
With: Mama Moonshine + Tenderhooks + Plastic Barricades + Paul Murray
The Brunswick - 1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF
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You will hear well-known works by Vivaldi and Faure alongside Ravel’s and Debussy’s Impressionism, the mysticism of Indian Ragas, the energetic and playful character of Chopin’ s Variations as well as Hovhaness’ haunting beauty, giving this programme its beauty and originality.
St Luke's Church - Hove
t: 01273 510595 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12
Sat 13 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG



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Stackridge
Saturday 13th September 2014 - Starts 8pm

TICKET PRICE: £12

Stackridge Shoreham Ropetackle

Prog rock, psych, Beatlesque power pop, folk or even the precursors of Britpop? And that’s not even including their late 70s skinny tie new wave stint in the UK top 20 as The Korgis. Either way James Warren and Andy Davis – aka Stackridge – are an unmissable live act, with a pedigree that now stretches to over 40 years of eccentric, perfect, quintessentially English music.

Aided and abetted by long serving musicians Glenn Tommey (Keyboards), Eddie John (Drums), and Clare Lindley (Violin/Guitar), they are both brilliant and timeless.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £7
Sat 13 Sep 7pm
@ The Green Door Store
The Green Door Store
Undercroft
Brighton Train Station
Brighton BN1 4FQ
t: 07894 267053
Website | Email


The Surplus People present ska/punk band veterans CITIZEN FISH with support below...

CITIZEN FISH
http://citizenfish.com/

LIBERTY
http://www.last.fm/music/Liberty
https://myspace.com/liberty_uk

THE SECT
http://thesect.bandcamp.com/yum
https://www.facebook.com/thesectpunkband

Advance tickets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/263158
and here:
http://www.gigantic.com/citizen-fish/green-door-store/2014-09-13-19-00

Hard copy tickets available direct from Punker Bunker on Sidney Street.
The Green Door Store - Undercroft, Brighton Train Station, Brighton, BN1 4FQ
t: 07944 693214 | Website

Music
Admn: Free
Sat 13 Sep 8:30pm
@ The Round Georges
The Round Georges
14 Sutherland Road
Kemptown
Brighton




Feelgood classic rock and blues to get right on down to, fronted up by Lewis Fisher's dynamic stage performance, the Delta Sons are back at last at the Round Georges
The Round Georges - 14 Sutherland Road, Kemptown, Brighton,

Music
Admn: £4 Entry
Sat 13 Sep 2pm
@ The Brunswick
The Brunswick
1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road
Hove
BN3 1JF
t: 01273 733984


With so much talent bursting on the horizon from bands in their teenage years, it's absolutely criminal that there are not many platforms for musicians in this age range to show off their musical potential. From being in bands ourselves from the age of 15, we understand the difficulties of getting a gig in venues with certain licensing restrictions. As a result, presenting "Rising Stars".
Featuring: Optical + Alternate Function + Who's Harrison
The Brunswick - 1 Holland Road 1 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF
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Music
Admn: £14
Sun 14 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Danny Bryant + Special Guest Will Wilde (Duo)
“A national blues treasure” ~ Classic Rock Blues Magazine
“A fantastic guitar player, able to take a Fender Stratocaster and really make it sing.” ~ Joe Bonamassa
Fresh off the plane after 5 weeks in the USA and Canada fronting Walter Trout‘s band, this ‘national blues treasure’ is coming to Ropetackle Arts Centre for what promises to be a special night’s celebration to launch his new studio release Temperature Rising.
Bryant was always destined to be a road hardened blues-rock warrior, since being mentored by Trout and touring Europe in the company of Mick Taylor, Santana, Buddy Guy etc. Before signing a deal with Rounder Records in 2007 and a licensing deal with Virgin/EMI Asia allowing Danny to feature on the hit blues compilation The Best Blues Album In The World Ever. Danny was in illustrious company on this collection with several giants of the blues/rock genre, including Johnny Winter, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, and ZZ Top. And while each album has been like a chapter in an ever-evolving story, it’s since signing with the German based and ever dynamic Jazzhaus label that he’s enjoyed the kind of backing and focus needed to match his unquenchable thirst for making ever more exciting records, world tours and carry his career to the upper echelons of the modern day blues/rock scene. Steadily building on the old school conveyor belt of relentless touring and recording, while building audiences worldwide with his now legendary explosive live performances.
“His most mature performance yet. The firestorm of guitar is carefully contoured from wistful to impassioned” ~ Mojo Magazine
“What sets him apart is his passion and feeling. Danny’s playing grabs you with its intensity and urgency.” ~ Walter Trout
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £5 in adv.//£6 on door
Tue 16 Sep 8pm
@ Otherplace at Bar Broadway (Formerly
Otherplace at Bar Broadway (Formerly
Upstairs at Three and Ten)
Brighton


'Seeing You' EP Launch
Following on from 2013's debut album 'The Real Thing', Roxanne de Bastion releases her new EP, 'Seeing You' on Brighton's Hidden Trail Records.

The EP was produced by Ben Walker and captures the charm, wit and joy of Roxanne's live performance.

Support comes from Ellie Ford and The Galleons
Otherplace at Bar Broadway (Formerly - Upstairs at Three and Ten), Brighton,
t: 07800 983 290 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: Free taster session
Wed 17 Sep 19:30 to 21:30
@ Park Hill Evangelical Church
Park Hill Evangelical Church
Park Hill
Brighton
BN2 0BT


Join Brighton's all female a cappella choir. We sing uplifting pop, soul and gospel songs in 4-part harmony. Everything is taught by ear so you don't need to read music. There is no audition we just ask for enthusiasm and commitment to regular Wednesday rehearsals. Term price if you decide to join is £72/60 con. We will be doing at least 3 gigs this term.
Park Hill Evangelical Church - Park Hill, Brighton, BN2 0BT
t: 07788885669 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £22.40
Wed 17 Sep 7:30pm
@ Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal
New Road
Brighton


www.sweeneyentertainments.co.uk

JACKSON LIVE IN CONCERT
STARRING BEN & HIS INCREDIBLE LIVE BAND & DANCERS

Wednesday 17th September 2014
Theatre Royal Brighton

There will only ever be one Michael Jackson and though he is sadly missed his legacy will continue well into the future. He was the greatest entertainer, a creative genius and is a musical legend who will continue to inspire countless people across the world for generations to come.

Jackson Live in Concert sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with a mesmerising, energetic and dynamic performance that captures the essence and magic of the “King of Pop” live on stage.

Ben says “From as far into my childhood as I can remember, I have always been obsessed with Michael Jackson. Everything about the King of Pop mesmerized and enchanted me. I used to spend hours pouring over album covers, photographs, interviews, videos and anything I could find that was about Michael. Even my 7th birthday party was Michael Jackson themed! I always loved to dance and began copying Michael’s signature moves as I dreamt of being a performer just like him”

Ben’s portrayal of Michael Jackson has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. Ben is joined on the stage by his incredible live band and amazing dancers who work their way through all of MJs hits with impeccable precision. Ben’s got the look, the moonwalk and the voice and his renditions of Thriller, Beat it and Billie Jean are truly sensational.

This is it ! This is as real as it gets. Jackson Live in Concert is so much more than just a tribute show - this will be a performance and an event that audiences who witness it will remember forever.

Theatre Royal - New Road, Brighton,
t: 0844 871 7627 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10
Thu 18 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


‘Undoubtedly one of the best things to come out of England in recent years’ ~ FATEA Magazine
In just four years, since their song Unlike Water was used in a TV commercial, British multi-instrumentalist duo Blackheart have recorded three albums, enjoyed airplay in nearly every country in the world and played successful tours of the UK, Ireland, Germany, Holland, plus two headline tours of Australia and New Zealand.
Their music and unique sound shun categorisation, combining acoustic instruments and the voice of Chrissy Mostyn with ancient synthesisers, effects, atmospherics and electronica to create a new brand of avant-garde ethereal folk.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: Free
Fri 19 Sep 8pm
@ The Round Georges
The Round Georges
14 Sutherland Road
Kemptown
Brighton


Lost Organ Unit take their hard hitting ‘rare groove’ into the ears of jazz and non-jazz audiences alike. Their blend of soul- jazz grit, boogaloo rhythms and straight-ahead cool is hard to categorise. Centred around the phenomenal Hammond of Bobby Aspey, playing full on two-manual organ and bass pedals, with John Harris on Guitar, Steve Early on tenor/alto sax, and Grant Allardyce on drums.
The Round Georges - 14 Sutherland Road, Kemptown, Brighton,
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Music
Admn: Free Entry
Sat 20 Sep 8pm till 2am
@ Hotel Pelirocco
Hotel Pelirocco
10 Regency Square
Brighton
BN1 2FG
t: 01273 327055
Website | Email


Monthly selection of bleeps, boings and beautiful noises culled from the entire history of electronic music, with live shows, special guest DJs, and Synthesize Me residents Tom Mugridge, Thomas H.Green and Chris Tomsett. Psychedelic visuals courtesy of Myriad Lights; mind-bending beverages by Hotel Pelirocco.
Hotel Pelirocco - 10 Regency Square, Brighton, BN1 2FG
t: 01273327055 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10 or £35 for series
Sat 20 Sep 1800hrs
@ St John the Evangelist
St John the Evangelist
Knoyle Road
Brighton
BN1 6RB


Please add logo to event on 4 Sept
This is the second in a brand new series of musical events.
20 September Richard Dawson (organ). Richard was an organ scholar at Keble College, Oxford and has now taken the position of Post Graduate Assistant Teacher at Brighton College.
The other 3 concerts in the series are John Kitchen (organ) 6 Sept; Hershal Quartet 4 Oct; Brighton Chamber Ensemble 18 Oct.
St John the Evangelist - Knoyle Road, Brighton, BN1 6RB
t: 01273501152 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: Free
Sun 21 Sep 19:30
@ Green Door Store
Green Door Store
Trafalgar Arches,
Lower Goods Yard,
Brighton Train Station BN1 4FQ


Imitation Parties is Flash Bang Band's banner for organizing events.
MILE ME DEAF are touring in support of their second full length "HOLOGRAPHY". Sounding not dissimilar to Of Montreal / Foxygen / Mac DeMarco / U Say USA, MMD represent the burgeoning Vienna scene that seriously spawns a load of sweet 90s influenced garagey, grungey stuff.

In support, Flash Bang Band are playing and take great pleasure in inviting buddies Francobollo (Sweden / London) and MOHIT (Bognor / London) as additional support.

Check them all out on Video here:
MILE ME DEAF: http://vimeo.com/90520510
FLASH BANG BAND: http://bit.ly/MFYgct
FRANCOBOLLO: http://bit.ly/1nPKNhE
MOHIT: http://bit.ly/1kj0XBa

FREE ENTRY!




+++++ 'HOLOGRAPHY' ALBUM PRESS RELEASE +++++++

Mile Me Deaf are delivering fuzzy lo-fi tunes with a quirky twist without taking themselves all too serious.

The Line Of Best Fit rewarded Mile Me Deaf’s debut with 8.5 out 10, stating: “ [mastermind] Wolfgang Möstl is the genius you’ve never heard of. No matter how hip with the buzz-blogs you are, there’s a good chance the Austrian lo-fi noise-fuzz indiepop scene was missed, which is almost criminal.” In fact Wolfgang is not a total newcomer.

As the head of Killed by 9V Batteries and member of Sex Jams he has been dedicated to a DIY driven noisy lo-fi sound with an undeniable 90s appeal for quite a bit, turning him into a key figure in Vienna’s throbbing underground scene. For “Hologaphy” Mile Me Deaf have been reaching out across genres to work with techno producer Patrick Pulsinger, who has recently been recording with Hercules and Love Affair or Patrick Wolf in his Vienna studio.

On the album cover one finds Peggy Bundy, Hunter S. Thompson, Sky Ferreira, Macho Man Randy Savage, Syd Barrett, the physician Leonard Susskind and many more posing in a diorama of escapism along with the band members themselves. “I am bored to death with reality”, Wolfgang reveals in the quite amusingly written track by track liner notes which also disclose a certain playful obsession with trash television, long gone starlets, odd conspiracy theories and the ideas of quantum mechanics that openly question our perception of the world itself.

Musically “Hologaphy” is a versatile album, mingling easy-going pop melodies with eruptive noise elements in a
somewhat Flaming Lips, Ween or Yo La Tengo kind of manner.

"Wolfgang Möstl is the genius you’ve never heard of. No
matter how hip with the buzz-blogs you are, there’s a
good chance the Austrian lo-fi noise-fuzz indiepop scene
was missed, which is almost criminal."
- The Line Of Best Fit

"Wolfgang Möstl stands out as an interesting new force
in the noise-pop scene and one of the most exciting
voices coming out of Austria these days"
- Magnet Magazine

"Wolfgang Möstl sounds almost blasé about the whole
thing, but thanks to a few well-placed snarls, he brings
out the song's subtle naughtiness."
- NPR








[Imitation Records & Parties is the irregular vehicle of promotional activity and record releases of Flash Bang Band.
Green Door Store - Trafalgar Arches,, Lower Goods Yard,, Brighton Train Station, BN1 4FQ
t: 07894106026 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12 (advance)
Sun 21 Sep 20.00-23.00
@ The Prince Albert (Brighton)
The Prince Albert (Brighton)
48 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
BN1 4ED
t: 01273 206091
Website |


Spinningchilli presents
Formed by Magazine, Visage & St Louis Union Keyboard-Supremo Dave Formula, with Angel Brother's Dave (guitar) and Keith (drums) alongside roots session legend Andy Seward on bass, The Finks are the ultimate, authentic Hammond organ funk outfit.
Playing tracks by The Meters, Booker T & The MGs and Jimmy Smith, mixed with a bunch of outstanding original tunes.

https://www.facebook.com/daveformulafinks

Adv tickets £12 from Resident & http://www.wegottickets.com/event/276062

ickets from Resident & http://www.wegottickets.com/event/276062
The Prince Albert (Brighton) - 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
| Website


Just an array of tunes. Anything goes.
Live music from the bunker of The Globe.

Featuring: False-Heads + Bad Timing + The Pohuron Statement + Vertebrae
The Globe - Middle Street, BN1 1AL
| Website


Both John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett remain enigmas to the vast majority of the British public, but for those in the know, they are simply unmissable when appearing on the same stage. The show is a wonderful eclectic mix of bizarre humour, superb visual effects, fine guitar playing and the best use of a Theremin anywhere. John Otway has delighted Ropetackle audiences on numerous occasions down the years, and we can’t wait to see him in partnership with his long-term on-off collaborator Wild Willy Barrett.
Tickets: £13 in advance, £15 on the door.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Underground for years as a secret songwriter, Kaz Hawkins is one of the biggest performers to come out of Northern Ireland, locally called “A Vocal Force” on stage, she envelops the fighting spirit of a true powerhouse singer. Kaz is loved for her down to earth attitude; she brings fun to every performance & is adored not only by her fans but anyone who meets her. She has lived and sings “The Blues” but has much more to offer across different genres in her song writing with power ballads, rock roots and gospel. With support gigs under belt for Van Morrison, Nanci Griffiths, Chris Farlowe, Matt Andersen & special duets with Belfast’s Brian Kennedy & The Professor Pat McManus. The Lord Mayor of Belfast Máirtin Ó Muilleoir said “Belfast is proud of your talent & we know you will go on to great things & support you in all you do”. Kaz Hawkins wants to bring back a time when people danced in the aisles and raised their hands in joy, revelling in the music. Recently awarded the 2014 Rising Star Award from Blues & Soul Magazine & being a British Blues Award nominee in 2013 has brought much attention from the music industry in the UK for Kaz.

Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website

Music
Admn: £12
Thu 25 Sep 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Joint Winner: Rising Star Award – Blues & Soul Magazine 2014
Underground for years as a secret songwriter, Kaz Hawkins is one of the biggest performers to come out of Northern Ireland in recent years. Kaz is loved for her down to earth attitude; she brings fun to every performance and is adored not only by her fans but anyone who meets her. She has lived and sings the blues but has much more to offer, with her spellbinding songs that cross different genres; power ballads, folk, rock roots and gospel. With support gigs under her belt for Van Morrison, Nanci Griffiths, Chris Farlowe, Matt Andersen and a special duet with Belfast’s Brian Kennedy and The Professor Pat McManus, she’s now ready to step into the limelight.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £4 adv. FREE for students
Thu 25 Sep 8pm doors
@ The Globe
The Globe
Middle Street
BN1 1AL


Hollow Earth - a new monthly experiment at The Globe, Middle Street - launches this Thursday 25th September, featuring UK debuts from Brooklyn psych-rock band Woodsman, plus label-mates Ancient Ocean - followed up with classic hip-hop from Sleepless 'till 2am. Expect kaleidoscopic visuals, psychedelic projections and the full-range of drinks deals! The event is broadcast by event sponsors Resonance 104.4fm and URF, and is brought to you via USSU. Doors 7.30pm, FREE ENTRY.

The Globe - Middle Street, BN1 1AL
t: 07766115523 | Website | Email


Festival of Music at St. Nicholas, Dyke ROAD
St. Nicholas Church - Dyke Road, Brighton,
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Pianist Edyta Lajdorf will take you on a trip around Europe beginning with Austria composer Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A major D664. Next, we will explore Polish folk music by Ignacy Jan Paderewski and narrative Polish poetry in Polish Fryderyk Chopin’s Ballade in G minor. This is followed by impressionist tonal colouring with Preludes by the French Claude Debussy. The journey will finish in the United Kingdom in 2010 with Benjamin Ellin’s Amuse Bouche.
St Luke's Church - Hove
t: 01273 510595 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £29.50 early bird
Sat 27 Sep 10AM - 3AM
@ Brighton Racecourse
Brighton Racecourse
Freshfield Road
Brighton
BN2 9XZ


Breakout Festival, the first and only outdoor heavy rock festival to have descended on the shores of Brighton, is to step up the city’s rock and metal scene on Saturday September 27th with the first line up announcement featuring Funeral For A Friend, The Blackout, Silent Screams, Betraying The Martyrs and The Qemists. Many more to be announced alongside a secret headliner.
The event will see over 30 bands performing over 3 stages. Overlooking the iconic Brighton seafront, Breakout Festival debuts at the unique Brighton Racecourse. Supporting aspiring musicians with the incredible opportunity to share the stages with headlining artists. Applicants will be selected personally by headliners as well as public vote from a shortlist of aspiring bands. So begin your campaign to be on the roster by applying at www.breakoutfestival.co.uk and following the link to BandApp.
Brighton Racecourse - Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 9XZ
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African Night Fever Presents: Salsa Party With Sarabanda + FREE Salsa Lesson
Sarabanda (previously Soneando) are a five piece band who play Cuban Son and Salsa with a serious groove. Pianist Sara McGuinness sought out musicians with a passion for Cuban music old and new to form the band. The result is a powerful quintet with a big sound. The band’s obvious love of the music they play is evident in the passionate and exuberant arrangements of Cuban songs. The fabulous singer Yuri Moreno hails from Oriente, East Cuba, where Son music was born. Expect a range of Cuban music including Son from the 40s and 50s, as popularised by Buena Vista Social Club, through to modern day hot Timba and Salsa. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!
Tickets: £12 in advance, £14 on the door. Limited seating.
FREE salsa lesson! Learn from the experts at our free, hour-long salsa lesson before the band strike up. The lesson starts at 7pm, don’t miss out! Ticket holders only.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10 - £32.50
Sat 27 Sep 7:30pm
@ Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
New Road
Brighton
BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709
Website | Email


Rachmaninoff - The Isle of the Dead
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances

Vladimir Jurowski - conductor
Elena Tanski - violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Brighton Dome Concert Hall - New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709 | Website

Music
Admn: £8(adv)/£10 door
Sun 28 Sep 20:00-23:00
@ The Prince Albert (Brighton)
The Prince Albert (Brighton)
48 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
BN1 4ED
t: 01273 206091
Website |


Spinningchilli presents
A rare chance to see Helen and the Horns in Brighton.

Formed by Helen McCookerybook (Joby & The Hooligans/The Chefs) in the early 80s their jazzy, rockabilly tunes with a Doris Day sound were regularly aired on John Peel's radio show. They recorded three sessions for Peelie and toured all over the UK/Europe. Recent release by Damaged Goods 'Footsteps at My Door' contains these tracks and another LP on their own label.

Skifflebilly trio Bad Bad Whiskey support.

http://mccookerybook.blogspot.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/BadBadWhiskeyBand

Advance tickets £8 from Resident & http://www.wegottickets.com/event/275035
The Prince Albert (Brighton) - 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
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Music
Admn: £12.50
Wed 01 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Acoustic Strawbs are David Cousins, Dave Lambert, and Chas Cronk, the classic 1970s line-up of Britain’s most successful international folk-rock band, and who play regularly to packed, appreciative, live music venues across the world.
In the early 1970s Strawbs scored chart success in Britain with huge albums such as Grave New World and Bursting At The Seams. From the mid-1970s onwards, Strawbs toured with the likes of Santana, Peter Frampton, The Eagles, REO Speedwagon, Joe Walsh, Blue Oyster Cult, King Crimson, and Frank Zappa.
‘A band that performs their old material with passion and precision… they have broken new ground by harnessing the power of their electric incarnation in an acoustic setting’ ~ Chicago Tribune
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


The Darius Brubeck Quartet, with its original compositions, Dave Brubeck hits, and South African jazz is a real draw. Playing to consistently sold-out houses at regional festivals and clubs, including London’s Ronnie Scott’s, their acoustic sound is melodic, spontaneous, rhythmic, and audience-friendly. Reaction to The Darius Brubeck Quartet has been enthusiastic, whether in Riyadh or Romania. Duncan Heining of Jazzwise Magazine described the group’s performance at the 2012 Scarborough Festival as his ‘gig of the year’.
This very special show will feature Darius Brubeck (piano), Dave O’Higgins (sax), Matt Ridley (bass) and Wesley Gibbens (drums).
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Fri 03 Oct 7:30pm
@ Concorde 2
Concorde 2
Madeira Shelter Hall
Madeira Drive
Brighton BN2 1EN
t: +44(0)1273 696 157
Website | Email


Mott The Hoople's 'Ian Hunter' @ concorde2 - Tickets: conncorde2 box office 01273 673 311 / www.concorde2.co.uk - tickets: resident records, 28 Kensington Gardens, Brighton 01273 606312
Concorde 2 - Madeira Shelter Hall, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1EN

Music
Fri 03 Oct 7pm
@ Concorde 2
Concorde 2
Madeira Shelter Hall
Madeira Drive
Brighton BN2 1EN
t: +44(0)1273 696 157
Website | Email


Mott the hoople's IAN HUNTER. Performing his solo music and Mott the hoople classics
Concorde 2 - Madeira Shelter Hall, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1EN

Music
Admn: £18.50
Fri 03 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


TOYAH: ACOUSTIC, UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Fresh from her positively received diving on ITV1′s Splash, household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage and screen actress (Calamity Jane, Cabaret Peter Pan, Jubilee, Quadophenia) Toyah comes to Ropetackle Arts Centre this October.
This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up close and personal. A lively unplugged/storytellers style gig, it will include Toyah performing an acoustic set of her loved hit singles and classic songs, alongside recalling stories from her colourful, thirty-five year career.
Toyah will be performing alongside musicians Chris Wong and Colin Hinds.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £15
Sat 04 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Richard Durrant With Special Guest Howard Beach.
This concert will celebrate the release of Richard Durrant and Howard Beach’s new album of music by Vivaldi, Bach, and Boccherini played on guitar and harpsichord. Richard will also be delving into his uniquely diverse repertoire to present another evening of musical intrigue.
The evening also marks the launch of a brand new organisation called Guitars On The Beach. With Richard Durrant as their patron, Guitars On The Beach is a south coast based collective designed to give guitarists of all disciplines a chance to meet regularly to play, learn, enjoy and discover more about the guitar in all its many incarnations. Guitarists of any style or standard are welcome to come along and meet the organisers in the interval and after the show.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12.50
Sat 04 Oct 6:45pm
@ The Old Market
The Old Market
BN3 1AS


£2.50 donated to Charity
4 Top local Brighton Bands. The Lanes, Dirty Weekend in Brighton, Uncle Arthur & Mad Badger.
The Old Market - BN3 1AS
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Music
Admn: £10 or £35 for series
Sat 04 Oct 1800hrs
@ St John the Evangelist
St John the Evangelist
Knoyle Road
Brighton
BN1 6RB


This is the third in a brand new series of musical events.
4 October The Hershel Quartet. This Quartet was formed in 2012 from some of the top string players in the Sussex Symphony Orchestra.
The other 3 concerts in the series are John Kitchen (organ) 6 Sept; Richard Dawson (organ) 20 Sept; Brighton Chamber Ensemble 18 Oct.
St John the Evangelist - Knoyle Road, Brighton, BN1 6RB
t: 01273501152 | Website | Email


Paul Hart makes a welcome reappearance. Paul has graced Sunday Morning Jazz before on piano, violin, mandolin and bass, on all of which he displays effortless mastery. Had he not made a conscious decision to have a career primarily as a composer (he has written concertos for the likes of John Williams and Evelyn Glennie as well as many film scores) there is little doubt he would have been one of the world’s most acclaimed instrumentalists. As it is, he is something of a secret, known only to those who appreciate and seek out real musical mastery. Do become one of that select band… if you’re not already.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12
Thu 09 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


One of the finest guitarists of his generation, his soaring vocal range and propensity for epic song place him somewhere between Rufus Wainright and Jeff Buckley.” ~ Mojo
“Harper has so much musicianship in him that it just leaks out all over the place.” ~ The Times
Son of the legendary UK singer-songwriter Roy Harper, and former member of Squeeze, Nick Harper has been playing guitar from age 10, and surrounded by the likes of Keith Moon, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and Dave Gilmour growing up, it’s no surprise Nick has become the musician he is today.
In 1996 Nick met Squeeze front-man and songwriter Glenn Tilbrook. Tilbrook was so impressed that he offered Nick a job playing with and supporting Squeeze and promptly signed Nick to his own label, Quixotic Records. Following tours in the UK, USA, and Japan, Nick recorded the 1998 album Smithereens with Tilbrook as producer. This album and subsequent 40 date solo tour, including dates in New York and Glastonbury, confirmed Nick as a formidable talent in his own right. He teamed up with Tilbrook again on 2000′s highly acclaimed album Harperspace. This is the album that confirmed his position at the forefront of a new generation of British acoustic performers.
Nick’s live show is a wild ride, from personal introspection to biting political satire via a charmingly caustic wit, Harper moves effortlessly from his own compositions to well-loved covers which he makes his own – he takes on Presley, Zappa, Jeff Buckley, Led Zeppelin, Monty Python, and Public Enemy (yes, on an acoustic guitar). For over a decade, he has been dazzling audiences and reviewers alike with this heady mix of virtuosity, boyish charm, showmanship, and sheer bravado.
Make sure you don’t miss him.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10(adv)/£12 door
Thu 09 Oct 19:30-22.30
@ Green Door Store
Green Door Store
Trafalgar Arches,
Lower Goods Yard,
Brighton Train Station BN1 4FQ


Spinningchilli presents
Celebrating the life of DJ John Peel (30th August 1939-25th October 2004), this event marks 10 years since the great man died. With a double header: The Cravats and Vic Godard & Subway Sect plus The Fallen Leaves and compere Lee McFadden (ATV). Advance tickets £10 from and Resident Records and http://www.wegottickets.com/event/268803. £12 on the door.
Green Door Store - Trafalgar Arches,, Lower Goods Yard,, Brighton Train Station, BN1 4FQ
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Music
Admn: £18.50
Sat 11 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Shakatak have enjoyed a level of success and career longevity rarely paralleled in contemporary music, but then Shakatak is a particularly unusual group. Because of the nature of their music, their fan base is far reaching while always retaining an “underground” element. This paradox sees the band, who are known primarily as serious musicians, enjoying both high cult status and instant recognition as a household name.
After a number of successful singles in the UK the band scored unprecedented international success with the release of the classic album Night Birds and the title track has become a standard in the popular music repertoire. This success was repeated with the hit Down On The Street and the award-winning video established the band’s personnel of Bill Sharpe, Jill Saward, Keith Winter, George Anderson, and Roger Odell.
Along with their successful recording career, Shakatak is widely regarded as a vibrant and entertaining live act, combining astute musicianship with a sense of fun that communicates strongly world-wide.
With guitarist Keith Winter forced to leave the band due to illness, the remaining four original members now augment their live performances with guitarist Alan Wormald and backing vocalists Jacqui Hicks or Debby Bracknell. This line-up has performed at international festivals including the Bratislava Jazz Day in Slovakia, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in South Africa, the Kutchan Jazz Festival in Japan, the Hua Hin Jazz Festival in Thailand, and many others too numerous to mention.
Shakatak perform live regularly throughout the world either at huge festivals, in large concert halls or smaller jazz clubs, such is their love of playing live. As well as a busy touring schedule they continue to release recordings regularly proving there is still an insatiable demand for the unique Shakatak sound.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10 advance/12.50 0n door
Sat 11 Oct 7pm
@ The Green Door Store
The Green Door Store
Undercroft
Brighton Train Station
Brighton BN1 4FQ
t: 07894 267053
Website | Email


The Surplus People present: THE MONOCHROME SET

Sardonic British band who came up in the post-punk/new wave era with a sly, '60s-influenced sound.

THE MONOCHROME SET
http://www.themonochromeset.co.uk/

+ Support from

FRACTURED & POG

Advance on-line tickets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/268454 and from Resident Records, Kensington Garden, Brighton
£10 advance/12.50 0n door
The Green Door Store - Undercroft, Brighton Train Station, Brighton, BN1 4FQ
t: 07944 693214 | Website


Baluji Shrivastav Presents: The Inner Vision Orchestra UK Tour
‘The audience left the auditorium spellbound and humbled’ ~ Songlines Magazine
Acclaimed Indian musical director Baluji Shrivastav has brought together incredible musicians from around the world who are blind or partially sighted. Their uplifting music moves between songs from Iran, Lebanon, Afghanistan, India, Nigeria, to soulful gospel and blues to sublime Indian ragas and Western classical compositions. Driven by the intensity of an inner vision they celebrate the power of music to transform lives.
Baluji says: “Each member of The Inner Vision Orchestra has a story to tell about the power of music. This is a story about music changing the lives of people. It is about amazing people using music to give their lives direction and purpose.”
Back by popular demand, following the success of performing alongside Coldplay at the London 2012 Paralympic Closing Ceremony, and a sold-out UK tour in 2013, this promises to be an uplifting and special night of remarkable live music.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £5 adv. / £7 otd.
Thu 16 Oct 8pm
@ Latest Music Bar
Latest Music Bar
14-17 Manchester Street
Brighton
BN2 1TF


Northampton-born singer-songwriter Charlotte Carpenter is a rising songstress, gravitating more readily towards blues and mixing Laura Marling’s breathless insight with Daughter’s ambient indie. Having three previously self-released EP’s under her belt, her most recent ‘Whole’ EP climbing to No.10 in the iTunes singer/songwriter Charts, followed with a recent download-only track ‘Siren Song’ which received a spin on Lauren Laverne’s 6Music show, it is clear Charlotte is much more than the sum of her influences.
Latest Music Bar - 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton, BN2 1TF
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Alan Barnes and David Newton have been playing duets for over 35 years. These multiple award winners cover a vast repertoire, from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea, and play with an empathy that can only come with long experience. The emphasis, as always, is on swinging, accessibility and interplay. Expect a hugely entertaining programme of straight ahead jazz flawlessly played and interspersed with lots of wonderful anecdotes.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £3.50 (on the door only)
Fri 17 Oct 12:30pm
@ Brighton Unitarian Church
Brighton Unitarian Church
Brighton Square Brighton


Brighton-based pianist, Johan de Cock, presents a lunchtime recital of Romantic and original piano works at the Brighton Unitarian Church. The concert, which has a distinctly Italian flavour and will last about 45 minutes, includes three Venetian Gondola Songs by Mendelssohn, late pieces by Franz Liszt from Années de pèlerinage, Vol.3 and Weihnachtsbaum, as well as an original set of variations based on the Latin hymn, 'Veni, veni Emmanual'.
Brighton Unitarian Church - Brighton Square Brighton,
t: 01273 696022 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £16
Fri 17 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


“The new gods of Irish music” ~ Mojo
“Spellbinding” ~ Songlines Magazine
“The best Irish instrumental band on the planet” ~ Irish Echo
Ireland’s no.1 instrumental traditional music legends, Lúnasa are internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental band of recent times, and are one of the most treasured Irish acts around today.
Their inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into surprising new territory. Their recordings have been hailed as some of the best and most important world music albums anywhere, while their blend of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity, and passion has brought them to the forefront of Celtic music.
So far, the band internationally have sold over 200,000 records and boast an impressive back catalogue of eight highly acclaimed studio albums. Lúnasa’s new album Live With The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is a glittering collection of tunes sparked from a one-time collaboration with Ireland’s treasured national orchestra. The result is simply mind-blowing.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10 or £35 for series
Sat 18 Oct 1800hrs
@ St John the Evangelist
St John the Evangelist
Knoyle Road
Brighton
BN1 6RB


This is the last in a brand new series of musical events.
18 October The Brighton Chamber Ensemble was formed in 2011 by some of the Sussex Symphony Orchestra's principal players and friends.
The other 3 concerts in the series are John Kitchen (organ) 6 Sept; Richard Dawson (organ) 20 Sept; Herschel Quartet 4 Oct.
St John the Evangelist - Knoyle Road, Brighton, BN1 6RB
t: 01273501152 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12
Tue 21 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


‘Brilliant’ ~ Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2
The Shee is an exceptional all-female band and Murmurations, their third CD, further showcases their three exceptionally strong singers alongside astonishing instrumental prowess. Their diverse range of individual musical influences combine to produce an adventurous brew of folk, Gaelic and bluegrass. The arrangements on the new album are a mixture of their signature complex, inter-weaving textures and a brave, stripped-back feel on certain tracks. The new album, in part, illustrates a different side to a band unafraid to explore new territory and mix their ever-changing individual influences together, all the while managing to maintain a unique, recognisable sound.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £22
Wed 22 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


“There’s no point in doing it when Georgie Fame could do it ten times better” ~ Bill Wyman
“Sends us home happy to have been in the presence of genuine cool” ~ The Guardian
Georgie Fame & Sons
Georgie, with his much loved blend of jazz and rhythm & blues, has consistently worked in the highest musical circles and has become an icon of the British music scene.
So far there have been more than twenty albums and fourteen hit singles, including the Number 1s: Yeh Yeh, Getaway, and The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde. Add to this a long list of collaborations with some of music’s most famous names: Muddy Waters, Gene Vincent, Bill Wyman, Eric Clapton, and Van Morrison, amongst many others, and in Georgie Fame you have bona fide musical legend!
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £18.50
Thu 23 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


BRIT-Award winner Beverley Craven will beembarking on an extensive UK tour supporting the release of her brand new album Change Of Heart, being launched in summer 2014. Beverley is looking forward to performing her new songs live alongside timeless classics Promise Me, Holding On, Woman To Woman, Love Scenes, and many more. With a witty narrative and unforgettable melodies, her poignant sentiments will leave you with a warm glow of nostalgia, or maybe even the odd tear.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £16.50
Sat 25 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


ARRIVAL UK – The Ultimate Abba Tribute Show
‘Simply the best Abba show I have seen bar none’ ~ The Stage
The show that every Abba fan has been waiting for!
This live spectacular has sold out in over 20 different countries worldwide since 1995. Arrival UK are one of the most sought after tribute bands in the world today. Bursting on stage with an energy not witnessed in this type of production since the great band themselves toured in the 1970s.
A fantastic live show containing the UK’s finest musicians, stunning vocals and beautiful harmonies, plus a fabulous collection of lavish and authentic replica costumes with video projection throughout.
When it comes to recreating the sounds of Abba, ‘Arrival UK’ are unsurpassed.
Come ready to party and sing-a-long with all your favourites!
Please note, this is an all standing event.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Sat 25 Oct 7:30pm
@ Worthing Assembly hall
Worthing Assembly hall
Stoke Abbott Road
Worthing
BN11 1HQ


Irish Folk legends Foster and Allen
Worthing Assembly hall - Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, BN11 1HQ

Music
Admn: Free but limited numbers
Sat 25 Oct Doors 8pm
@ Fitzherbert's Bar
Fitzherbert's Bar
25 New Road
BN1 1UG


Jetglo celebrate the release of their debut album by playing some of the songs live, support to be announced, Dj to follow bands.
Fitzherbert's Bar - 25 New Road, BN1 1UG
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Music
Admn: Free
Sat 25 Oct 8pm
@ The Round Georges
The Round Georges
14 Sutherland Road
Kemptown
Brighton


Smithville are a 5-piece band based in Brighton, UK playing funky organ-driven instrumental soul-jazz, hard bop and funk. We also occassionally go out as a 6 piece with a guest vocalist.

The Round Georges - 14 Sutherland Road, Kemptown, Brighton,
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Music
Admn: £7
Sat 25 Oct 7pm
@ The Green Door Store
The Green Door Store
Undercroft
Brighton Train Station
Brighton BN1 4FQ
t: 07894 267053
Website | Email


The Surplus People presents anarcho punk legends: THE MOB with FLOWERS IN THE DUSTBIN & IDIOT STRENGTH

THE MOB
http://www.allthemadmen.co.uk/
https://myspace.com/themobfansite

FLOWERS IN THE DUSTBIN
http://flowersinthedustbin.co.uk/

IDIOT STRENGTH
http://www.reverbnation.com/idiotstrength

Advance tickets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/263157
& here: http://www.gigantic.com/the-mob/green-door-store/2014-10-25-19-00
Hard copy tickets are at Punker Bunker on Sydney Street.

The Green Door Store - Undercroft, Brighton Train Station, Brighton, BN1 4FQ
t: 07944 693214 | Website

Music
Admn: £15
Sat 25 Oct 8pm
@ Komedia
Komedia
Gardner Street
North Laine
Brighton East Sussex BN1 1UN
t: 01273 647100
Website | Email


Tim Garland saxophones
Jason Rebello piano
Asaf Sirkis drums and percussion
Grammy award winning saxophonist and composer Tim Garland has illuminated the UK music scene for twenty years and has formed an integral part of Chick Corea’s globe-trotting band for the past 14 years.
Tim’s new album 'Songs To The North Sky' has been critically acclaimed. The Guardian and the Observer awarded the album 5 STARS and the former described the work as ‘…imaginative and consummately crafted…it feels like the culmination of a life’s work.’ Tim was also recently featured as the cover star in Jazz Journal International and interviewed for Jazzwise Magazine and BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line Up.
The new double album encompasses both aspects of Tim’s great talent: as an improviser he demonstrates his prowess with his renowned group Lighthouse, featuring long time collaborator and friend, Jason Rebello and the extraordinary percussionist Asaf Sirkis. As an award winning arranger Tim exhibits his skills writing for the Royal Northern Sinfonia on the second disc’s titular suite.
'Songs to the North Sky' is the work of an artist at the peak of his talents. The concert at St. George’s is a chance to see one of the UK’s greatest jazz stars at the height of his powers and an opportunity not to be missed. Tickets are available from The Dome Box Office (Tel: 01273 709709) and online through Brighton Ticket Shop (www.brightonticketshop.com).

Komedia - Gardner Street, North Laine, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UN

Music
Admn: £8(adv)/£10(door)
Tue 28 Oct 20.00-23.00
@ The Prince Albert (Brighton)
The Prince Albert (Brighton)
48 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
BN1 4ED
t: 01273 206091
Website |


Spinningchilli Presents
Birmingham based cult skiffle cow-punk band Terry and Gerry are reforming for a tour in Oct/ Nov 2014.

BBC disc jockey John Peel promoted them when he picked out their demo tape because his wife's best friends were also known as Terry and Gerry. They recorded four sessions for Peelie, released 6 singles and an LP, toured extensively, appeared on The Old Grey Whistle Test & The Tube.

Brighton's skifflebilly trio Bad Bad Whiskey support.

Tickets from Resident & http://www.wegottickets.com/event/284712
The Prince Albert (Brighton) - 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
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Music
Admn: £12
Wed 29 Oct 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


The Churchfitters are a folk band like no other. A double bass made out of a saucepan. Heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw. Foot-stompingly fast fiddle mixed with infectious funk-rock rhythms.
The three virtuoso musicians from England and France strut their stuff on a stage that bristles with instruments, adding flute, banjo, dulcimer, tin whistle, guitar, ukulele, electric hub-cap bass-bouzouki and a sackful of percussion to their ensemble. And let’s not forget the unique ‘bing-bong’ machine made out of hack-saw blades.
Throw in some exquisite harmonies, a slew of startlingly original songs and a few jokes that create instant rapport and you’ve got a high energy show that always leaves audiences cheering. How do you adequately describe such a musically diverse, uplifting band? You leave it to Mike Harding, a self-confessed ‘huge, huge fan’, he calls their music ‘totally brilliant and beautiful!’
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £16 Seated/£15 Standing
Sat 01 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


After The Tempest Tour
‘Listening to Baka Beyond live is like being transported to a joyful village’ ~ WOMAD
‘If you are not dancing, maybe you should have someone check your pulse, the party atmosphere was irrepressible’ ~ Evening Standard
Making their first ever visit, Baka Beyond bring their stunning live show and latest release After The Tempest to Ropetackle. Effortlessly merging African rhythms with Celtic harmonies, expect a pulsating set featuring captivating footage from the Cameroon rainforest and a host of new songs especially written for a version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. It is 21 years since Baka Beyond’s acclaimed debut CD Spirit Of The Forest was released. Constantly touring and releasing new albums, Baka Beyond have become one of the finest danceable bands, creating the sound of the global village and attaining worldwide recognition.
Live on-stage Baka Beyond are Martin Cradick (guitar), Su Hart (vocals) and Clyde Kramer (drums), Ayodele Scott (percussion) brings the rhythms and colour of his native Sierra Leone into the mix, while all these elements are grounded by the solid Congolese grooves of Kibisingo (bass). The lineup is completed by the wonderful Ellie Jamison (vocals).
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Described by Mike Brecker as a world-class jazz talent, Mark Ramsden has always been a tour-de-force in the world of sax. His was the famous tenor solo in Tom Robinson’s War Baby and his playing is extraordinarily versatile, one minute rocking hard and dirty, the next chirping as sweetly as Paul Desmond.
In addition we have Gordon Webber, one of London’s top jazz singers – everything from Rat Pack to more esoteric jazz reinterpretations of Dire Straits and Sting.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12
Sun 02 Nov 5pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


A Glyndebourne Style Evening At Ropetackle
Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ (in the setting and times of ‘Tosca’)
This production was filmed at the actual times and in the actual places where Giacomo Puccini set his iconic opera. It is extremely evocative of Rome with beautiful music. Broadcast on the newly high-definition Ropetackle big screen. In Glyndebourne style, please bring your own picnic for the interval.
Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Starring: Placido Domingo, Catherine Malfitano, and Ruggero Raimondi.
If you are coming as a group, book your own party table and bring your own picnic food for the interval (all drink must be purchased from the Ropetackle bar).
Running time approx. 2 hours, with a picnic break of 1 hour, plus short introductory talk – doors open 5pm with the performance starting at 5.30pm, tickets: £12 (including a free glass of bubbly).
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £22.50
Thu 06 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Walter Trout’s backstory is a page-turner you won’t want to put down.
Five decades in the making; it is equal parts thriller, romance, suspense, and horror. There are musical fireworks, critical acclaim and fists-aloft triumph, offset by wilderness years and brushes with the jaws of narcotic oblivion. There are fêted early stints as gun-slinger in bands from John Mayall’s iconic Bluesbreakers band to Canned Heat, and the solo career that’s still blazing a quarter-century later.
Rewind to the mid-60s, and he was put on his path by an older brother with a habit of blasting the family home in New Jersey with seminal blues-rock platters from Paul Butterfield’s 1965 début to John Mayall’s seismic Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton. “He brought home John Mayall, and told me, ‘You gotta hear this guy!’” reflects the 62-year-old guitarist, who was soon inspired to buy his first Gibson Les Paul while on a day trip to Philadelphia. “I have fond memories of all those records. I still listen to them.”
Local bands never got the breaks, and in 1973, Trout made the death-or-glory move to Los Angeles, where he slept on couches and scrabbled for work. In a city of hopefuls, Trout’s ferocious talent on lead guitar and gift-of-the-gab soon marked him out. By 1981, Trout had switched to West Coast boogie-blues titans Canned Heat for a period he diplomatically recalls as “turbulent”, but even this gig was topped three years later by a fantastical phone call from John Mayall, dangling the revered guitar slot in his iconic Bluesbreakers outfit. As guitarist, his tenure had brought thrilling flammability to the Breakers’ sound and produced stone-cold classics including One Life To Live, but as the newly sober guitarist played a lavish show at a Gothenburg symphony hall on his 38th birthday, he sensed the hand of destiny.
Quarter of a century later, what seemed like career suicide has been vindicated by a thrilling catalogue of 22 solo albums, a still-growing army of fans and accolades including a nod as “the world’s greatest rock guitarist” in legendary DJ Bob Harris’s autobiography The Whispering Years, and a #6 placing on BBC Radio One’s countdown of the Top 20 Guitarists Of All Time. Meanwhile, Trout’s most recent original album, Blues For The Modern Daze, has been heralded as perhaps his finest to date.
A lesser artist might rest on such laurels. As Walter Trout powers into his 25th year as a solo star, there’s no whiff of the ennui or creative autopilot that hobbles the later output of most veterans. On the contrary, there’s a sense of growing momentum, perhaps even of a little surprise. “It’s hard to believe I’m still alive, to be honest,” he smiles. “I should have been dead by 30, with the life I was leading. But I still have a career, and at 62, I’m still climbing the ladder, which keeps it exciting, instead of trying to rekindle past glories. I feel like I play with more fire than when I was 25. I’m still reaching, y’know…?”
This is a truly unmissable chance to see one of the world’s greatest guitarists.
Please note, this is an all standing event.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £14
Fri 07 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Ben Waters – Rock ‘N’ Roll Piano
Jools Holland described Ben Waters as one of his favourite piano players of all time and also asked him to perform at his wedding. He’s had a remarkable apprenticeship, having worked and recorded with many legends of rock ‘n’ roll including The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Ray Davies.
The Ben Waters Band play amazing rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and boogie numbers, along with ground breaking original numbers which are attracting world wide interest. Appearing alongside Ben will be his drummer, Ady Milward, his bass player, Richard Hymas (both chart toppers and excellent vocalists in their own right) and his son Tom Waters on sax, who by the age of ten had played and recorded with the Rolling Stones, Jools Holland, and Mick Hucknall. Who says musical talent doesn’t run in the family!
Tickets: £14 in advance, £16 on the door.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £17
Sat 08 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Kast Off Kinks + Special Guest
A fantastic night for fans of the Kinks, don’t miss out this time around!
This is no youngster’s tribute band, but 3 former actual Kinks members (Mick Avory, Ian Gibbons, and John Dalton), plus Dave Clark on guitar and lead vocal (covering the great Davies’ brothers positions on stage). Dave has worked with The Beach Boys and the Noel Redding Band and together with the “Kast Off Kinks” they all deliver a massive compliment to the music of the Kinks. As for the motive for doing this, they just want to keep the fantastic music of the Kinks playing live. Kinks fans will not be let down by this show. These former Kinks members have a total of 70 years combined Kinks playing experience.
Come see all the Kinks hits, You Really Got Me, Sunny Afternoon, Waterloo Sunset, All Day & All Of The Night, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, plus many more…!
The Kinks sadly disbanded in 1996 when the Davies brothers finally went their separate ways. However, this is the closest you will get to feeling the vibe they put out for decades, and in an intimate venue too.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Sat 08 Nov 7:30pm
@ Worthing Assembly hall
Worthing Assembly hall
Stoke Abbott Road
Worthing
BN11 1HQ


Performing all their greatest hits
Worthing Assembly hall - Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, BN11 1HQ

Music
Admn: £15
Fri 14 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


With a real band attitude and a zest for life; this is a band you want to see live for the sheer artistry of how to deliver the musical goods’ ~ Classic Rock
‘There’s no denying they remain formidable live!’ ~ Prog Magazine
Curved Air originally formed in 1969, a ground-breaking progressive art-rock band known for a unique and powerful combination of a remarkable female vocalist and virtuoso musicians.
Reformed in 2008 after a sabbatical of 18 years, Curved Air’s concert and festival appearances in the UK, Japan, Italy, Malta, Germany, Portugal, Holland, and Belgium continue to thrill a steadily increasing mass of new and old fans. Their experimental blends of classical themes, electronic sounds and pop/rock energy and beautiful, timeless songs are performed with fire and passion and tremendous musicianship.
The band is still fronted by Sonja Kristina, original Curved Air drummer Florian Pilkington Miksa, guitarist Kit Morgan, Yehudi Menhuin schooled violinist Paul Sax, bass player Chris Harris, and keyboard player Robert Norton.
Please note, this is an all standing event.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Fri 14 Nov 7pm
@ Worthing Assembly hall
Worthing Assembly hall
Stoke Abbott Road
Worthing
BN11 1HQ


The Animals plus special guest 'Steve Cropper' A night British R+B
Worthing Assembly hall - Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, BN11 1HQ

Music
Admn: £15
Tue 18 Nov 8pm
@ Brighton Dome Studio Theatre
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre
New Road
Brighton
East Sussex BN1 1UG


Saxophonist and composer John Surman is a key member of a richly talented generation of British jazz artists who emerged during the 1960s, revered and admired internationally for his pioneering approach to jazz and improvised music.
Throughout his 40-year career, he has developed the use of electronics in solo and group performance, working with brass ensembles, choirs, string quartets and orchestras as well as in more familiar jazz settings.
John received two major UK awards in 2013 for his most recent ECM release, Saltash Bells, and a third at the end of the year for his latest choral composition, Lifelines. He celebrates his seventieth year in 2014 with a two-night residency at the London Jazz Festival, where he will be appearing with the Trans4mation string quartet and the Bergen Big Band. The concert in Brighton takes place the following week and will be the only opportunity to see him performing a solo show.
‘Surman paints an aural picture…created on the synthesiser, overlaid with interweaving melodic lines on the reed instruments. Although…recorded separately, he manages to play his different instruments so that they sound like they are responding to each other in real time, a stunning feat.’ BBC Music
Tickets are available from The Dome Box Office (Tel: 01273 709709) and online through Brighton Ticket Shop (www.brightonticketshop.com).
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre - New Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UG
t: 01273 709709 | Website


Matt Schofield continues to push the frontiers and reshape the boundaries of the British blues tradition. Guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, producer, and band leader. Ten years into his solo career, Schofield’s impact as one of the most influential and distinctive guitarists of his generation is unquestionable.
Along with his ever growing fan base from performances around the globe comes awards, industry, peer, and critical acclaim – three time British Blues Guitarist Of The Year, British Blues Album Of The Year (Heads, Tails & Aces – 2010) and the first guitarist inducted into the British Blues Awards Hall Of Fame. Mojo Magazine’s Blues Album Of The Year (Anything But Time – 2011) and Guitar & Bass Magazine’s Top Ten British Blues Guitarist Of All Time alongside Eric Clapton and Peter Green.
Schofield’s inimitable playing and tone has inspired legions of guitarists, and a signature Two-Rock Matt Schofield Amplifier. With his Hal Leonard “Blues Guitar Artistry” instructional DVD, Matt became one of the few British blues artists to join the company of Buddy Guy and Eric Johnson.
What remains most impressive is Schofield live. From main stages at prestigious festivals such as Montreal or North Sea Jazz, to packed houses in iconic clubs like New York’s Iridium or London’s 100 Club, Schofield’s ability to connect with audiences immediately and profoundly is unforgettable. His authenticity, mastery of guitar, emotive vocals, and improvisational brilliance are brought to life with innovative original compositions, as beautifully captured on the recent live album “Ten From The Road”.
Schofield will release his new album “Far As I Can See” on Mascot/Provogue Records in February 2014, the most pre-eminent blues guitar label in the world.
Please note, this is an all standing event.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £12.50
Fri 21 Nov 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Barb Jungr presents Hard Rain, the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
“Jungr has proved one of the greatest interpreters of Bob Dylan songs with two previous cover albums from his awesome songbook. This time, two towering masters of Jewish American song provide the raw material for Barb’s rich voice and finely details jazzy arrangements. A notable achievement.” ~ The Daily Mirror
A major UK artist at the peak of her career, Barb Jungr tours to celebrate the release of her latest album Hard Rain in which she sings the songs of iconic musicians Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
Widely considered a world leading song-interpreter, Barb has gained worldwide acclaim as a performer of Bob Dylan’s work, and this new show brings together her hardest hitting set to date, performing the political and philosophical work of these two great icons through her inspired and contemporary arrangements.
Described as “possibly our greatest interpreter of Dylan’s songs” by Billy Bragg, Hard Rain sees Jungr up the ante, performing and recording her most demanding repertoire to date at the request of fans and lovers of these two most glorious and philosophically compelling popular songwriters.
Live Reviews:
5 stars ~ The Independent | 4 stars ~ The Times | 8/10 ~ Uncut Magazine (Album Review)
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Multi award-winning guitarist-composer Antonio Forcione joins dynamic Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale to form a breathtaking duo which masterfully blends soul-jazz and Brazilian guitar with African and Latin rhythms. Passionately melodic, inventive and heart-warming, original world class music.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10 - £32.50
Sat 29 Nov 7:30pm
@ Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
New Road
Brighton
BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709
Website | Email


Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

Aziz Shokhakimov - conductor
Dmitri Berlinsky - violin
Brighton Dome Concert Hall - New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709 | Website


When Menuhin met Grappelli. Peter Fisher is a renowned international concert violinist, and with Mike Hatchard and a swinging rhythm section they aim to recreate the entente cordiale of the celebrated pairing of two violinists who took the world by storm after being paired on the Parkinson Show. This is one of those shows that is not just informative, it puts you in a benevolent mood being cheerful, optimistic and uplifting.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £10
Thu 04 Dec 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


December sees the return of The Elevators Bigish Band for their annual pre-Christmas Ropetackle bash.
The UK’s top blues band is joined by the South Coast’s finest Brass Monkeys Horn Section and will again be blowing up a storm for lovers of BB King, Eric Clapton, Jools Holland, and the great British blues bands of the sixties like Fleetwood Mac and John Mayall. Following a year of great success in blues clubs and festivals around the UK, this show is one definitely not-to-be-missed.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


A very special Christmas ceilidh with the irrepressible Kate’s Kitchen Band. Get down to your English roots, dance the night away and share our mince pies to get into the Christmas mood!
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


A wonderful Christmas concert by the Adur Concert Band. Long established in Shoreham, the Adur Concert Band plays and tours in Europe as well as entertaining in Sussex all year round. Kick off your seasonal celebrations with this unmissable family evening of fun. Lots of rousing festive favourites guaranteed, including carol singing with the band.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


When Menuhin met Grappelli. Peter Fisher is a renowned international concert violinist, and with Mike Hatchard and a swinging rhythm section they aim to recreate the entente cordiale of the celebrated pairing of two violinists who took the world by storm after being paired on the Parkinson Show. This is one of those shows that is not just informative, it puts you in a benevolent mood being cheerful, optimistic and uplifting.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Avoid getting the usual pair of Santa socks or reindeer tie and ask for what you really want this Christmas – tickets to see South Coast Soul Revue’s Christmas Party at Ropetackle! The south coast’s premier live funk and soul band is back once again to give you a shot of soul/funk adrenalin to see you through to Christmas and beyond. Just don’t blame them when your other Christmas parties aren’t as great as this one!
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


African Night Fever presents another tropical dance party with the amazing Kasaï Masaï Band.
Based in London and led by ‘Voodoo King’ Nickens Nkoso, Kasaï Masaï play the traditional sound of the most remote equatorial villages, with an urban twist. The band is a 5-piece outfit, consisting of d’jembe, guitar, saxophone, bass and drum. To add that extra exotic touch they are also joined by a balafon player, an MC, plus dancers. With DJ sets and sumptuous Afro-Caribbean food available, this night promises to bring together the flavours, rhythms and tastes of equatorial Africa in truly unique style.
Tickets: £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Limited seating.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: £14
Thu 18 Dec 8pm
@ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Ropetackle Arts Centre
BN43 5EG


Bella Hardy December Tour 2014
BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer Of The Year 2014
‘Christmas is Bella’s season… her Christmas songs should be a mandatory start to the festive season every year’ ~ Spiral Earth
‘Enveiled, committed, uncontrived, persuasive, passionate, empowering, and utterly wonderful’ ~ fRoots
Bella Hardy is easily one of the most creative, prolific and original folk singers in the UK. Her captivating voice inhabits her characters and spins her stories with an equal balance of strength and sensitivity. With fiddle in hand, she presents folk songs in the best tradition; not as antiquated museum pieces, but as relevant and very human artworks. This December she takes to the road performing her own spell-binding songs intertwined with a seasonal mix of festive treats from her 2012 Christmas album Bright Morning Star. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment, this will be a very special night indeed.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Richard Durrant Candlelit Christmas Guitar Concert
With special guest Amy Kakoura and the choir of St Nicolas & St Mary’s School, Shoreham (for the matinee show only).
The UK’s leading concert guitarist offers up his annual midwinter, acoustic feast. Playing Christmas music from across the ages Richard is joined by the incredible voice of Amy Kakoura, a singer of Irish/Greek descent, and the St Nicolas & St Mary School Choir.
The evening will also feature music from Richard’s 2013 album Christmas Guitars.
‘A beautiful, simple, festive album from the man dubbed the Guitar Whisperer’ ~ Daily Express
‘Durrant’s Christmas album is brimful of technically impressive guitar playing on the folk/classical cusp… possibly the least twee use of children on a Christmas album’ ~ The Independent
Matinee and evening performances, book very early to avoid disappointment.
Matinee Show: 3pm / Evening Show: 8pm
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email


Boxing Day jazz breakfasts are something of a tradition here at Ropetackle, always selling out. Mike Hatchard’s guests for this post-festive extravaganza include award winning drummer Bobby Worth and legendary saxophonist Bobby Wellins. Mike’s quintet never swings as hard as on Boxing Day, and the abundance of Christmas crackers guarantees at least a couple of new jokes into his repertoire.
Ropetackle Arts Centre - BN43 5EG
t: 01273 464440 | Website | Email

Music
Mon 29 Dec 7pm
@ Komedia
Komedia
Gardner Street
North Laine
Brighton East Sussex BN1 1UN
t: 01273 647100
Website | Email


Keep it cash - The best Johnny Cash tribute around. featured ion the film 'walk the line' playing all his greatest songs
Komedia - Gardner Street, North Laine, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UN

Music
Admn: £10 - £32.50
Sat 17 Jan 7:30pm
@ Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
New Road
Brighton
BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709
Website | Email


Humperdinck - Prelude, Hansel and Gretel
Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvořák - Symphony No. 8

Rory Macdonald - conductor
Lambis Vassiliadis - piano
Brighton Dome Concert Hall - New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709 | Website

Music
Admn: £10 - £32.50
Sat 28 Mar 7:30pm
@ Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
New Road
Brighton
BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709
Website | Email


Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy Overture)
Elgar - Cello Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

Jaime Martín - conductor
Andreas Brantelid - cello
Brighton Dome Concert Hall - New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UE
t: 01273 709709 | Website

Music
Admn: £5
Fri 12 Sep 8pm until Sat 13 Sep
@ Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
9-12 Middle Street
Brighton
BN1


We are honoured to break your eardrums with the one and only reggae dancehall legend...MC Brother Culture! Along with King Bracket, Damn Right, L-Mutant, Warrior and AC Selekta mashing up the dance till the early hours.
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar - 9-12 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1
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Music
Admn: £6 advance/£7 on the door
Fri 24 Oct from 8pm Every Thursday until Sat 25 Oct
@ The Latest Music Bar
The Latest Music Bar
14 - 17 Manchester Street
Brighton BN2 1TF
t: 01273 687171
Website | Email


..Tickets on sale now from....

http://www.theticketsellers.co.uk/tickets/ready-steady-go-live-with-jacqui-carroll-and-the-fliks/10032752
The Latest Music Bar - 14 - 17 Manchester Street, Brighton, BN2 1TF


Join a fun, friendly choir singing pop, soul and gospel classics in 3 and 4 part harmony
from Marvin Gaye to The Beatles, Kings of Leon to Stevie Wonder and many more....
St. Paul's CE Primary School . - St. Nicholas Rd, BN1 3LP
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With no auditions and no requirements to read music, it's all about the enjoyment of
singing, and if you want an extra challenge there's always an opportunity to audition for a
solo.
Downs Junior School - BN1 6ED

Music
Admn: £10 taster/ £100 p/term
Mon 06 Oct 8pm Every Monday until Mon 08 Dec
@ Ralli Hall
Ralli Hall
81 Denmark Villas
Hove
East Sussex BN3 3TH


£80 if booked before July 31st
Brighton Pop Choir offers people who love to sing the chance to be part of a fun and friendly choir, run by experienced and qualified vocal coaches.
The choir runs through term time and each term leads up to an exciting public performance!
Come along for a taster session to see if you'd like to join our team! Once you join, you are offered a completely free 1-2-1 30 minute singing lesson with one of our experienced vocal coaches. A fab chance for some 1-2-1 advice before joining the rest of the choir for a good old sing song!
Ralli Hall - 81 Denmark Villas, Hove, East Sussex BN3 3TH
t: 07711 649043 | Website | Email

Music
Admn: free
Wed 23 Apr 7pm-11pm Every Wednesday until Wed 24 Dec
@ The Verdict
The Verdict
159, Eastern Rd
Brighton


Join the students of Brighton Jazz School for a free gig showcasing their talents, then stay on from 9pm for an all-comers jazz jam hosted by the Wayne McConnell Trio.
The Verdict - 159, Eastern Rd, Brighton
t: 07813 438681 | Website | Email




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