Brightonsfinest Showcase 2018 Brightonsfinest once again took over the breathtakingly beautiful St Mary’s Church on Saturday 19th May, during The Great Escape Festival. They promised another great day of live music and performers. After the success of last year’s Alternative Escape showcase, they announced a line-up that boasting to […]

BrightonsFinest: Live Showcase. The Great Escape.

Dove House I had a text from a friend “come and see these guys”. Camera loaded up Scene Sussex headed for the Green Door Store in Brighton. Scene Sussex continues to bring local bands and talent to your attention in our “Introducing” category. This time the slot goes to the […]

Scene Sussex introducing: Dove House

Lucie Barât Lucie Barât is a punk, a poet, and a prodigal purveyor of ballsy synth spoken word. She also just happens to be the Libertines Frontman Carl Barât’s sister. But this afternoon, she was the lead with her own band. Lucie creates her political poetry from the influences of […]

Lucie Barât live in Brighton. Great Escape 2018.

SISTERAY SISTERAY – Sisteray met when they literally collided together in the mosh pit at a Libertines gig and soon discovered their shared love for bands such as The Smiths, Velvet Underground, The Clash and The Replacements. When you hear this outfit play you can fully appreciate where they are […]

SISTERAY bring it to Brighton: Great Escape 2018

Nick Heyward: photo by Steve Ullathorne
Nick Heyward: Tour starts in Brighton! Following the release of his critically acclaimed new album ‘Woodland Echoes’ that entered at No. 4 in the independent album charts, Nick Heyward has announced a UK tour for 2018.  The tour takes in 12 dates starting on 24th May at the Brighton Concorde […]

PREVIEW: NICK HEYWARD – Concorde 2 – Brighton 24/05

We Are Scientists: Pic by Ian Bourn for Scene Sussex and Media Works
We Are Scientists A pre gig show from We Are Scientists in Brighton’s newest vinyl store, Vinyl Revolution. Primary members Keith Austin Murray, guitar and main vocalist; and Christopher Ian Cain (“Chris”), bass (low pitched) guitar. Live performances include at least one associate using drums; Keith Francis Carne most frequent […]

We are Scientists: A chemistry lesson at Vinyl Revolution!

A trip to London to meet up with and watch The Rezillos, and more bands live – whats not to like? An invite came through to attend a filming session in London at the Water Rats venue. It was for and upcoming broadcast from Vintage TV. Travel ticket purchased, atomic […]

A day in London at Vintage TV with The Rezillos ...

Los Pepes Los Pepes hit Brighton with the force of a jackhammer! Playing at The Prince Albert in Brighton. They were guests of NYC’s Baby Shakes. They claim to be “The loudest powerpop band on earth” What you get are 60s and 70s garage pop melodies drowning in a wall […]

Rockers Los Pepes hammer it home in Brighton!

IMPRESSIVE PR UNVEILS ALTERNATIVE GREAT ESCAPE STAGE FOR 2018 ‘IMPRESSIVE PR BY THE SEA’ ON FRIDAY 18TH MAY 12PM – 4PM Last year Brighton baked in the sunshine for The Great Escape! Fingers crossed the same happens this year. This event looks to be a scorcher! Come rain or shine – The […]


The WitchDoktors A gig I had been waiting for had finally arrived. The WitchDoktors took over the Prince Albert with SpizzEnergi. This promised to be an exciting night of in your face rock and roll. The mighty WitchDoktors had rolled into town, arriving in their supercharged Hypnosonic rock’n’roll mobile, with […]

The WitchDoktors unleash Voodoo Magic in Brighton!

This gig was announced ages ago and seemed like forever to arrive. But when the Enterprise screeched to a halt above the Albert, and Spizz and the crew beamed  onto the stage, I knew it was going to be something special and worth waiting for! SpizzEnergi beams down to Brighton! […]

Energise! SpizzEnergi beams into Brighton!

Record Store Day: Vinyl Revolution. From the wee hours of Saturday morning the queues had started.  Vinyl collectors and buyers had descended to grab their orders, or find something they wanted. And Vinyl Revolution had plenty of titles for their customers – young and old! As record buyers came and […]

Vinyl Revolution bring live music to Brighton!