Gigs of the week : 11th – 18th March
As always, we have hand-picked a selection of the best gigs in Brighton and Hove for you. This week we have chosen alternative rock, jazz, male solo artists and sounds from the queer songbook.
BAD LAWS @ The Green Door Store, Monday 11th March
Brighton-based BAD LAWS are a four piece alternative rock band with a female front. They are playing at The Green Door Store ahead of the releases of their latest song “BREAK“, which they are promoting with a Single Release Tour across England.
The Green Door Store, 7.30 pm – 11 pm. £3 (+BF). 18+. 3 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4FQ
Josh McGovern @ The Hope and Ruin, Tuesday 12th March
Josh McGovern’s songwriting has been described as an “arresting blend of poetic lyricism and powerful musicality, daydreaming Americana and haunting folk sensibilities.” His three singles ‘The Devil Below Me’, ‘Love Left Lost’ and ‘Weight’ have been critically acclaimed. He will be joined at the Hope and Ruin by Arabella Emmeleine, Lec and Lisa Nora.
The Hope and Ruin, 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm. Tickets £5 (+BF). 18+11-12 Queens Road, BN13
Peter Andre @ The Brighton Centre, Wednesday 13th March
Peter Andre is performing in Brighton as part of his “Celebrating 25 years tour”. Who doesn’t love a bit of “Mysterious Girl”…
The Brighton Centre, 6.30 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £30 (+BF). King’s Road, BN1 2GR
Two Speak @ The Verdict, Thursday 14th March
TwoSpeak is playing at the Verdict to celebrate their new release ‘Twoism’, which is supported by Arts Council England. It promises to deliver ‘upbeat tunes and infectious energy’ (LondonJazzNews)
Roxanne at The Verdict, 7 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £5. 18+ 159 Edward Street, BN2 0JB
The Shifters @ The Hope and Ruin, Friday 15th March
Melbourne quintet ‘The Shifters’ have recently released their first album
“Have a Cunning Plan” and are playing in Brighton as part of their UK tour. Expect alternative drunk pop, jazzy beats and neo country jams.
International Women’s Day Mixtape @ The Spire, Saturday 16th March
Party makers Traumfrau will be joining forces with The Queer Songbook to celebrate the queer women of Brighton. The guests range from professional, amature, to full time singers. “This is not a simple music gig or a talent show for great voices, it’s a collective experience of both listening and sharing, with music being an intimate reminder of our shared humanity. “
The Spire, 7.30 pm – 1.00 am. Tickets £11 (+BF). St Marks Chapel, Eastern Road,, BN2 5JN
Dirty White Fever @ The Green Door Store, Sunday 17th March
The Green Door Store is hosting a free event this Sunday. Performers include Dirty White Fever, Electric Retro Spectrum and Grand Guru.
The Green Door Store, 7 pm. Free Entry. 18+. 3 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4FQ