As usual we have compiled a list featuring the very best live music in Brighton for the week ahead so that you don’t have to! From soul to desert rock to psychedelic rock to jazz to grunge, this week there really is something for everyone!
Heidi Burson and Joel White @ Shortt’s Bar – Monday 27th August 2018
International soul singer and songwriter, Heidi Burson, performs this bank holiday at Shortt’s Bar, along with her regular support act Joel White, and special guest- Claire Finley on the bass! Heidi’s influences include performers such as Etta James, Ray Charles and the recently deceased Aretha Franklin. So come along for a lovely evening where you can expect to hear sensitive yet powerful and beautiful melodies, and funky grooves!
Shortt’s Bar, Doors open: 20:30, Free entry, 46 St James’s St, Brighton BN2 1RG
Imarhan @ The Haunt – Tuesday 28th August
Imarhan, an Algerian Tuareg desert rock quintet from Tamanrasset, Algeria, play in Brighton this Tuesday at the Haunt! Come and see this 5 piece band perform live and experience the music the genres Kel tamashek, Desert groove, Assuf new experience, Alternative and World Music!
The Haunt, Doors open: 19:00 £13.75 tickets, 10 Pool Valley, Brighton, BN1 1UN
The Asteroid No. 4 @ The Hope & Ruin – Wednesday 29th August
Six piece American psychedelic and folk rick band, The Asteroid No.4, are playing in Brighton this Wednesday at the Hope & Ruin! Originating from Philadelphia in the latter half of the 1990s, the band are now based in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a band known for their dynamic live act, integrating multi-textured guitars and reverb-drenched vocal harmonies over an unwavering rhythm section, fans are in store for a fantastic musical evening! So why not come along and celebrate being over half way through working week with this band!
The Hope & Ruin, Doors open: 20:00, £11.00 tickets, 11-12 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3WA
Town of Cats @ The Hope & Ruin – Thursday 30th August
Town of Cats also play the Hope & Ruin in Brighton this week on Thursday! A band that hails from various areas around the south coast, they will be ‘surfing’ up a mixture of Afrobeat, jazz, Reggae, Dub, Ska, Gypsy-Rock, Hip-Hop, with lashings of Latino and a side of Funk! Can’t sing? They’ll make you! Can’t dance? They’ll make you! So get involved and come on down!
The Hope & Ruin, Doors open: 19:00, £5.00 tickets, 11-12 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3WA
Moon Panda and Yankee & The Foreigners @ The Admiral – Friday 31st August
Alternative/Indie band, Moon Panda, play in Brighton at the Admiral this Friday. Drawing on four different corners of the world, this quartet have roots in California, Denmark, London, and Bristol, but have now settled in Brighton. Driven forward by songwriter Maddy Myers, this four-piece will provide languid, dreamy guitar pop with a slight baroque feel!
The Admiral, Doors open: 19:00, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD
Hands Off Gretel @ Patterns – Saturday 1st September
Alternative Rock/ New Wave Grunge band, Hands Off Gretel, play in Brighton for the first time this Saturday, at Patterns! Formed in 2015 from South Yorkshire, the band consists of Lauren Tate (guitar, vox), Sean Bon (guitar) Sam Hobbins (drums) and Becky Baldwin (bass). This exciting new band strut a cheeky, sugar-coated mix of heavy garage rock, grunge, and pop rock influenced by the likes of Nirvana, No Doubt and PJ Harvey. With support from from Pussyliquor & Idle Bones, fans can expect a great evening of energetic live music!
Patterns, 19:00, £5.00 tickets, 10 Marine Parade, BN2 1TL
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