ERASURE Here in Scene Sussex towers we had previewed this show last year, and we have ticked off the days on the calendar waiting for Erasure to return to Brighton. A stage hand guy came out with a roll of tape and one of the biggest set lists I have […]

ERASURE: Respect in Brighton at The Dome

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT Bright Light Bright Light played in Brighton at The Brighton Dome as sole support for Erasure on 19 February. ‘CHOREOGRAPHY’ – THE NEW ALBUM – OUT NOW.  NEW SINGLE – ‘LITTLE BIT’ – OUT 26 JAN 2018  As seen on Graham Norton, the Elton John / Scissor […]


SNIDE Yep, they were back. Lips curled, snarls rehearsed, insults ready and more! SNIDE made a welcome return to Brighton after their smash guest slot with UKSUBS last year. New drummer in the fold (good luck Alan with Department S) – just made it to catch a tune up session […]

Snide, snarling it up in Brighton

SH!TS!CK – the Grrrrrls were back to play! I had been lucky to see these guys do their first gig and to photo/document that. Here they are back again with a few additions to the line up and some new material. I chatted to the band before the set. They […]

Make-up. Attitude. Poetry. Songs. Punk. SH!TS!CK!

The Doors Alive - photo Ian Bourn - Scene Sussex/Media Works
THE DOORS ALIVE: Brighton – Concorde 2 The Doors Alive are described as the #1 tribute band to legendary, sixties, Californian rock gurus, The Doors. There is something about the Doors that seems to make people want to travel back in time and experience of one of the legendary live […]

The Doors Alive lighting the fire in Brighton

The Fallen Leaves The Fallen Leaves were back! Playing to a packed out Prince Albert in Brighton. Their tag is PUNK ROCK FOR GENTLEMEN – “If you can imagine a cross between The Who and The Ramones you might get somewhere close….” “Sharp, angular, melodic garage-pop”. Pre gig I had […]

The Fallen Leaves swept into Brighton!

Dirty Sound Magnet, Dirt Royal, The G59ers and Steve and The Sea. Scroll down the page for a video! Brightons own Rock n Roll Hotel, The Pelirocco hosted another super evening of live music. A nasty cold Monday night in Brighton and I was tucked away in a warm welcoming […]

Attracted to Dirty Sound Magnet and more local music!

  21st Mar 2018 – CATHOLIC ACTION, The Hope and Ruin Music Fireworks promised in Brighton as CATHOLIC ACTION  head to the seaside! HEADLINE TOUR FOR FEB/MARCH 2018 – Music Fireworks promised in Brighton as CATHOLIC ACTION  head to the seaside! This band hailing from Glasgow have announced a fourteen-date […]

PREVIEW – CATHOLIC ACTION back in Brighton 21/03

Blackfeather A fairly new outfit, Blackfeather were set to play at Brightons very own Rock and Roll Hotel – The Pelirocco. “If you like loud, hard rock and roll then these guys deliver – and I can only see them getting better in the future. If you get the chance, […]

Introducing Brighton band BLACKFEATHER

Introducing Cyanide Sundae Cyanide Sundae are a fairly new band playing together for over a year, but totally new to Scene Sussex. Not seeing them play live before I was looking forward to seeing them play a set in Brightons Rock and Roll Hotel – The Pelirocco. This was an […]

Whats your poison? A Cyanide Sundae perhaps?

The Scaners 2
THE SCANERS Brighton – get ready for some action as The Scaners land in Brighton. They park up the UFO outside, climb out and set up their gear inside Brightons Rock and Roll Hotel – The Pelirocco! A cold, damp miserable Sunday evening was about to be transformed into a […]

UFO’s, alien abductions, Oooh La La from The Scaners at ...

TIGERCUB TIGERCUB are a Brighton based outfit. On 19 January they clawed their way into Concorde 2 with a terrific line up of support acts including: Calva Louise, Sick Joy and Glum all fairly local to the South – London and Brighton. Lout Promotions had put together one heck of […]

TIGERCUB caught in the open in Brighton