Gigs of the Week: 11th – 17th November

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This week Brighton doesn’t disappoint with the amazing choice of gigs. From folk to rock there’s something for everyone!

Monday, 11th of November

Eliana Cargelutti @ Komedia

Eliana is a singer from northern Italy. She’s the new hope for the rock blues and one of the rare real frontwomen of the European scene. With strong vocals and crafty guitar playing, Eliana plays the rock-blues with flavours of electric funk with pop and raw rock undertones. Her set has something for everyone. This gig will get your week off to a great start!

@ Eliana Cargnelutti

7:30 pm Komedia, 44 Gardner Str, BN1 1UN. Tickets available online for £11.

Tuesday, 12th of November

WIVES @ The Hope & Ruin

From Queens NY this four-piece band are from a long line of New York gritty, melodic-meets-punk. Their upcoming debut “So Removed” is a grungy dark-wave examination of daily anxiety without being cynical.

Their back in Brighton after their showcase at The Great Escape Festival, so don’t miss out!


8:00 pm The Hope & Ruin, 11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA. Tickets are available online for £8.

Wednesday 13th of November

Carmen Souza @ The Verdict

Lisbon-born Carmen is known for her award-winning world jazz. In her newest album “The Silver Messengers” Carmen celebrates the life and music of pianist Horace Silver, channelling the common African heritage to shed new light on Silver’s repertoire. Often called the Cape-Verdean Eliza Fitzgerald, her earthy vocals have permitted her to explore beyond the limits of jazz.

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@ Carmen Souza

7:30 pm The Verdict, 159 Edward Street BN2 0JB. Tickets are available online for £13.20.

Thursday 14th of November

Mad Dog Mcrea @ The Hope & Ruin

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk-rock, pop, gyspy-jazz, bluegrass all put together with their upbeat energy. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates – Mad Dog Mcrea never fail to capture the audience with their infectious songs.

@ Mad Dog Mcrea

7:30 pm The Hope & Ruin, 11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA. Tickets are available online for £15. 


Friday 15th of November

Marianas Trench @ Chalk (formerly The Haunt)

Marianas Trench is a multi-awarding winning from Canada. Formed in 2001, the band has a punk rock style that has evolved over the years with their newest 2019 album “Phantoms”.

If you’ve never listened to this band be prepared to be taken on an adventure. You’ll be sucked in by the choir-like harmonies that showcase leader singer, Josh Ramsay’s vocal range and the passion the band infuse into every song.

@ Marianas Trench

7 pm Chalk, 10 Pool Valley, BN1 1NJ. Tickets available online for £16.

Saturday 16th of November

Tegan and Sara @ Theatre Royal Brighton

Award-winning Vancouver-based indie-pop duo featuring twin sisters, Teagan Quin and Sara Quin. The “Hey, I’m Just Like You” tour in many ways is the origin of Tegan and Sara’s story. The two will be on stage in a multi-dimensional show they’ve never done before. Reading and reliving stories from their memoir, performing new songs from their album along with crowd favourites. This show promises a night that will both inspire and excite.

@ Tegan & Sara

8 pm Theatre Royal Brighton, New Road, BN1 1SD. Tickets available online from £30.90.

Sunday 17th of November

Dana Gavanski @ The Prince Albert

Dana released her first EP “Spring Demos” in 2017, the EP is a delicate collection of folk songs. Her new single is a meditation on loneliness, vulnerability and rebuilding of self that comes with it. Her sound has been described as a “vintage blanket that holds stories of the past, present and the future.” A perfect gig on a wintery Sunday.

@ Dana Gavanski

7 PM The Prince Albert, 48 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4ED. Tickets available online for £8.

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