Gigs of the Week in Brighton: Waxahatchee, Laura Veirs & More
There’s always something to see in the vibrant Brighton, and this week is no different. There is an eclectic range of music for you to get out and experience, and we’ve compiled the best!
Monday 11th June: American country star Laura Veirs kicks off this weeks set of gigs. The acclaimed songwriter is known for her highly personal songwriting style, and promises an intimate and unmissable night at the Komedia.
Tuesday 12th June: For yet another night of Country music at the Komedia, you could see the Canadian Lindi Ortega.
Or, alternatively, Bella Spinks is playing at the Prince Albert. The Brighton born musician is on the brink of a major breakthrough, with her new album set for release this year. She has supported major artists like The Staves, Rae Morris and Foy Vance, and has even drawn to comparisons to such icons as Kate Bush.
Wednesday 13th June: Indie-rocker Rostam Batmanglij brings his melodic, experimental sound to The Haunt. His dreamy, enchanting style, will leave you hooked. Joining him are the eclectic, experimental indie group Swoon.
For something a little harder, Big Ups will play The Green Door Store. The bands often explosive style will make this an intensely enjoyable night. They are joined by fellow rockers Bo Gritz and Ditz, who will contribute to the mayhem.
Thursday 14th June: Pop-punk band Pkew Pkew Pkew will play Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, showcasing their playful, energetic style. The Canadian outfit are joined by the up-and-coming The Run Up, a fellow group of pop-punkers.
Friday 15th June: Sticky Mike’s is again the venue, this time for some folk punk. AJJ will bring their socially conscious, yet playful music. Alongside them are Dogeyed, a melancholic, understated indie outfit.
Saturday 16th June: The legendary rap outfit The Sugarhill Gang will grace Concorde 2. The group exploded on to the scene with 1979’s “Rapper’s Delight“, the first rap song to become a top 40 Billboard hit. The iconic group have been active for decades, but still remain a must-see.
For a change of pace, Waxahatchee play The Haunt. The indie folk band are growing in prominence, especially since a Kevin Morby collaboration earlier this year.
Sunday 17th June: To round off the week, Treeboy & Arc bring their hard-hitting indie rock to The Green Door Store. Alongside them are Hotel Lux, a band whose style is referred to as ‘pub rock’. These two outfits will see the week out on an adrenaline filled high.
So, get out and see some top music this week, and be sure to thank us later!