Gigs of the week: 4th – 10th March
As always, we have handpicked a selection of some of the best gigs on in Brighton and Hove for you in this week. Celebrate the first week of March in style with African-electronic, acid jazz, and a selection of beautiful voices.
Press to MECO @ The Brunswick, Monday 4th March
Press To MECO are performing at The Brunswick as part of their acoustic UK tour. Normally known for their pounding drums, and heavy guitars, this will be a special evening in Brighton. Both of their London nights are sold out, so get your tickets fast!
The Brunswick, 8 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £7 (+BF). 18+. 1 Holland Rd, Hove BN3 1JF
Ibibio Sound Machine @ Concorde 2, Tuesday 5th March
Lead by Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound is a fusion of African and electronic music. Their sound inspired by West-African funk and disco, alongside modern post-punk and electro. Head down for an intimate experience at Concorde 2.
Concorde 2, 7.30 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £14 (+BF). 14+ (under 16’s accompanied). Madeira Drive, BN2 1EN
SJ Brett @ The Hope and Ruin, Wednesday 6th March
SJ Brett is known for his outstanding songs which are “high on lyricism, melody, and heart-on-sleeve passion”. Previously a member of the acclaimed Mojo Fins, he has been working on a forthcoming solo album. He is performing for this fundraiser night A Night of Music and Magic for Suicide Prevention. He will be joined by Sonic Summer Pudding, magician Caspar Thomas, and DJs.
The Hope and Ruin, 7.30 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £5 (+BF). 11-12 Queens Road, BN13
Feels @ The Hope and Ruin, Thursday 7th March
Los Angeles based punk quartet Feels will be performing their second full length album Post Earth at The Hope and Ruin this Thursday. Expect political sounds. They will be joined by Sit Down, a Brighton-based two piece who promise to ‘fuzz you up’ and Gene Pool, who are ‘weird, experimental and edgy’
The Hope and Ruin, 8 pm – 11 pm. Tickets £7 (+BF)
11-12 Queens Road, BN13
Audiobooks @ The Green Door Store, Friday 8th March
Formed of Evangeline Ling – a 21 year old art student and musician and
David Wrench – one of the most in demand mixers and producers in modern music, London-based electronic duo Audiobooks have some good stories to tell. They are performing in Brighton as part of their UK tour, ahead of the release of their new album Now! (in a minute).
The Green Door Store, 7 pm – 10.30 pm. Tickets £7 (+BF). 18+. 3 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4FQ
Corduroy @ Patterns , Saturday 9th March
Acid Jazz Legends Corduroy are returning to Brighton for the first time in 20 years. Formed in 1991 Corduroy became an instant hit on the international live circuit, notorious for their celebratory shows of grooviness and fun. They are performing at Patterns ahead of their latest album ‘The Return of the Fabric Four’ to celebrate a new era of their sound.
Patterns, 7 pm – 10 pm. Tickets £12.50 (+BF). 18+. 10 Marine Parade, BN2 1TL
Jarki Monno @ The Hope and Ruin, Sunday 10th March
Jarki Monno is a young but very talented singer and songwriter based in Brighton and London. His stunning voice accompanied by a range of instrumental talent is sure to be an intimate and cathartic end to your week. Think Tom Misch and Cosmo Pike combined.
The Hope and Ruin, 7.30 pm – 11.30 pm. Tickets £3 (early bird). 18+
11-12 Queens Road, BN13