Gigs Of The Week! – 12th-18th December
Monday – LYDIA LUNCH RETROVIRUS @Komedia
The queen of New York’s No Wave, backed by all-star band Retrovirus. These sonic brutarians perform a no-holds-barred survey of Lydia Lunch’s musical output from 1977 to the present.
Monday – OUR GIRL (FREE SHOW) @The Hope & Ruin
Be Nothing Presents: Our Girl + Special Guests (FREE SHOW)
7:30 pm -11:00 pm
Tuesday – UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS @The Haunt
Tuesday – JAMES YORKSTON + ROBERT CHANEY @Komedia
2016 has been a busy year thus far for Fife songwriter James Yorkston, with two significant releases to his name: in January, Domino Records released Yorkston Thorne Khan’s ‘Everything Sacred’ and in March, Freight Press published James’ 2nd book, his debut novel ‘Three Craws’.
‘The finest songwriter of his generation’ – John Peel
‘Another sublime piece of work’ – Scotsman
‘Poetic genius at work…the flawless record that Yorkston has long promised’ – Q
‘Beautiful…melancholy majesty’ – Evening Standard
‘Heartbreakingly beautiful’ – Uncut
‘His latest, and possibly best album’ – Independent
‘It’s all golden…an intimate pysch-folk gem’ – NME
Tuesday – Super Furry Animals @Brighton Dome
‘Reformed after a five-year hiatus, it’s a joy again to hear their music, where imagination is always the driving force’ The Guardian
Reissuing their indefinable debut, Fuzzy Logic and issuing a rarity-laden ZOOM, Best of… Super Furry Animals are on the move again, boarding their boogie bus for the Fuzzy Logic/Radiator Tour.
Wednesday – Brighton Showcase @The Brunswick
The Brighton Showcase is an exciting event hosting the best in new, and up and coming local talent every second and fourth Wednesday evening of the month at award winning venue The Brunswick.
Wednesday – ANTHONY B, EVERTON BLENDER AND MORE @Concorde 2
A Tribute to Gregory Isaacs The Cool Ruler
backed by Ruff Cut Band
Keith Blair (born 31 March 1976, Trelawny Parish, Jamaica), better known by the stage name Anthony B, is a Jamaican deejay and member of the Rastafari movement
7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Thursday – STANDING ROCK FUNDRAISER @The Hope & Ruin
Standing Rock Fundraiser
Thursday – SHAKATAK @Concorde 2
Thrill Syndicate are a Brighton based alt funk band. They bring high intensity funk based pop melodies along with jazz fusion/hip hop/rock flavours.
DJMike Panteli (Capital Xtra)
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday – The Lovely Eggs @Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
Dictionary Pudding Presents: The Lovely Eggs + Support
Saturday – THE BALLROOM BLITZ @The Hope & Ruin
Dead70s present the Ballroom Blitz Xmas fancy dress party plus support from Team New Band.
What happened to Indie nights??? I mean really???? what happened!!!! well they don’t seem to exist anymore and that’s because indie music of the last 5 years ‘got sh*t’
Well we’ve decided to praise that period which ‘to us’ was golden… all the hits and bits from 2000 – 2006
so expect A LOT of… (The) Bands
THE STROKES/THE WHITE STRIPES/THE HIVES/THE VINES/THE THRILLS/BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB/HOT HOT HEAT/THE DATSUNS/THE BLACK KEYS/THE CORAL/THE D4/THE CAESARS/DEATH FROM ABOVE/THE RAVEONETTES/THE SHINS/ARCADE FIRE/THE VON BONDIES/THE WALKMEN/SUPERGRASS
and loads loads more!!!
9:00 pm – 3:00 am
Sunday – Trio Isimsiz @Brighton Dome
We are delighted to welcome back Trio Isimsiz with a wonderful programme of piano trios from the core of the chamber repertoire. From the passionate expressiveness of Schumann’s Piano Trio No.3 to Faure’s elegiac Trio in D minor, Trio Isimsiz have the virtuosic skill and emotional sensitivity to bring these works to life.
Free tickets for 8 – 25 year-olds
Sunday – BAD MANNERS @Concorde 2
Plus support from Splodgenessabounds and The Pukes.
English Ska band Bad Manners quickly became the novelty favorites of the UK pop scene, living up to their name with naughty antics from frontman Buster Bloodvessel.
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm