Frank Turner bring guests Guise to play The Brighton Dome – 4 March, Brighton. GUISE: Introducing – GUISE is very much the voice and heart of Jessica Guise, who has been writing and playing songs live since her teens. Possessed of a remarkable folk lilt and with influences coming from […]

Frank Turner brings GUISE as guests to play Brighton Dome


Acid Box bring Automatic from the USA to Brighton at The Hope and Ruin with local bands The Family Faith and PoliteBuro. A great Tuesday night out! AUTOMATIC Since the release of their Stones Throw debut album in September, the band have soundtracked Hedi Slimane’s Paris Fashion Week show for […]

Automatic for the people, of Brighton.


Bombay Bicycle Club Bombay Bicycle Club are an English indie rock band from Crouch End, London, consisting of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar and piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums), and Ed Nash (bass). They are guitar-fronted and have experimented with different genres, including folk, electronica, world music […]

Brighton: Lets Ride! It’s the Bombay Bicycle Club!



The Fallen Leaves and Who Killed Nancy Johnson returned to Brighton to put in a solid night of live music. Spinningchilli do it again despite storm Ciara. The return of The Fallen Leaves to Brighton Making my way to the venue it was clear people were not going out in […]

Storm Ciara: Fallen Leaves settle in Brighton.


Wednesday, 5 February 2020: Beth Hart – Brighton Dome. Beth Hart Beth Hart is an American singer, songwriter and musician from Los Angeles, California. She rose to fame with the release of her 1999 single “LA Song (Out of This Town)” from her second album Screamin’ for My Supper. The […]

Brighton: A heart to heart with Beth Hart.


Tokyo Taboo, Yur Mum, Run Into The Night, Hourglvss and Ġenn – all came together to deliver one hell of a good night of rock, punk, synth, pop alternative and so much more at The Hope and Ruin on 31/01/2020 – Brexit day! This was a Beating Hearts Special For […]

Brighton: 1 night/5 bands/1 venue: Lets crank it up!



Tokyo Taboo, the awesome rockers were back in Brighton. Dolly Daggerz and the gang set up camp at the Hope and Ruin for a full on session. Get Ready! Tokyo Taboo Riotous rockers Tokyo Taboo have built quite a reputation for their spectacular, character driven, and often shocking vibrant live […]

Tokyo Taboo “LIVE” – Hold on tight!


The BellRays were back in Brighton. They promised some Punk, Funk, Rock and Soul – and Oh Boy! Did they deliver. They came, they played, we loved it! The band and crowd partied it hard for almost 2 hours at The Prince Albert in Brighton! The BellRays The Bellrays (also […]

The BellRays: Back and Live. A party in Brighton!


Los Pepes – The Motorhead of Power Pop returned. A glorious, powerful roof raising set. Make no mistake these guys take no prisoners. Its Hard. Its fast. Its The Prince Albert. Los Pepes Los Pepes were back. Take cover! They smashed into Brighton with the force of a rock and […]

Los Pepes: Tearing It Up! Gig report.



A few words about their gig and also a preview for their next visit to Brighton. You can grab a ticket for this Brighton gig, with Graham Day and The Gaolers Plus Little Triggers –  Saturday, April 18th, 2020 at The Hope and Ruin HERE! Little Triggers These guys hail […]

Getting Trigger Happy with Little Triggers


The Boys… The Boys came together when singer/guitarist Matt Dangerfield left the punk band London SS in September 1975 to form a new band with ex-Hollywood Brats keyboard player Casino Steel. Dangerfield’s art college friend, guitarist Honest John Plain, was recruited and in June 1976, two of Plain’s co-workers at […]

The Boys – The First Time. Live in Lewes.


The Big Blue Shed had put on a top night at Lewes Con Club – Menace / Last Great Dreamers / The Boys MENACE Menace were London’s first generation no-nonsense boot boys, pre-dating Sham 69 and Cockney Rejects who overtook them in terms of mass popularity. They formed in 1976 […]

Menace let loose and live in Lewes!