Gigs of the week in Brighton: 16th October – 21st October
Brighton and Hove have an exciting week of gigs coming up, from hosting legends of rock at Brighton Centre to a band from Vancouver at the Prince Albert pub. Brighton Journal has also picked out some smaller shows taking place across the city, with diverse musical styles and genres.
Jack White @ Brighton Centre, Tuesday 16th October
Brighton is hosting the renowned rock guitarist and singer, Jack White, on his UK small-city tour for ‘Boarding House Reach’. He is known for his plethora of music projects with The White Stripes, The Dead Weather, and the Raconteurs. Tickets still remain for White, supported by Brighton’s Demob Happy, who have spoken on social media about how honoured they are to play the show.
Brighton Centre, 6.30pm-10.30pm, 14+. Tickets from £43.50, available here. Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR
Cassia @ Patterns, Wednesday 17th October
Cassia are bringing their indie-rock anthems to Patterns this week. The northern three-piece released their single, ‘Loosen Up’, in September and have embarked on their multi-date UK tour for the autumn. The band have described how some of their influences originate from the Afrobeat sounds of Fela Cuti, Tony Allen, and Ebo Taylor.
Patterns, 6.45pm-11pm, 14+. Tickets from £10, available here. 10 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL
Cliff Richard @ Brighton Centre, Thursday 18th October
Music legend, Cliff Richard, will be returning to the Brighton Centre on his 60th-anniversary tour. With support from The Flyboys, Richard is set to perform songs from his enormous catalogue of music. In his time in the industry, he has achieved 123 single hits and a staggering 103 album releases.
Brighton Centre, 6.45pm-10.30pm, 14+. Tickets still available here. Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR
Her’s @ Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Friday 19th October
Her’s will be taking over Sticky Mike’s to begin the weekend with some dream-pop tunes, supported by Honey Moon. The duo grew up countries apart, but met as students in Liverpool and starting playing music together. The music of Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading is very well suited for those who enjoy the sounds of Mac Demarco and Ariel Pink.
Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, 7pm-10pm, 18+. Tickets are £10.35, available here. 9-12 Middle Street, BN1 1AL Brighton
Sisterhood @ Marlborough Pub & Theatre, Saturday 20th October
Leeds-based music collective, Sisterhood, will be performing at the Marlborough this Saturday. These four female singer-songwriters joined forces to celebrate women in the music industry. Their music aims to tackle issues such as the gender gap in the music industry, mental health, and ageism.
Marlborough Pub, 7.30pm-10.30pm, 18+. Tickets are £8, available here. 4 Princes Street, BN2 1RD Brighton
jo passed @ Prince Albert, Sunday 21st October
jo passed creates music entrenched in youth, revolving around the struggles met with identity and the monotony in everyday life. Jo and the band are from Vancover, and released debut album, ‘Their Prime’, earlier this year. The four-piece will have local support from Brighton-based bands, GURU and Night Vision. Their music has been likened to an obscure version of The Beatles’ sound by some.
Prince Albert, 8pm-11pm, 18+. Tickets are £7.50, available here. 48 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4ED Brighton