Music

Brighton review: The Heath Quartet @ Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival 21 July 2012

Brighton review Heath Quartet CMP Festival

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Elizabeth Hughes enjoys the end of one festival and the start of another at St Nicolas Church, Brighton. The Heath Quartet provided one of the finales to three weekends of literature, film and music at this year’s Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival. The concert was also the start of a [...]

Brighton review: Wild Beasts @ The Haunt 14 July 2012

Brighton review Wild Beasts @ The Haunt 14 July 2012

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Paul Lacey gives us his thoughts on Wild Beasts’ Brighton gig at The Haunt on Saturday 14 July 2012. I’ve wanted to catch Wild Beasts for the last couple of years and was excited to see they would be gracing Brighton with a one-off show before performing at the [...]

Brighton review: Kimya Dawson @ The Haunt – 10 July 2012

Brighton review: Kimya Dawson @ The Haunt - 10 July 2012

Kimya Dawson left the stage in tears after what has to have been one of the most incredibly raw yet warm shows I have been to in a long time. She had not had the best of evenings prior to the show; firstly struggling to get in touch with her five-year-old daughter who is on [...]

First AHPR entertainment showcase raises £185 for Chestnut Tree House

Over 40 exceptionally talented songwriters, bands, comedians, solo artists and recording artists took part in the first AHPR Entertainment Showcase evening recently at Tottington Manor Hotel, Edburton near Henfield, presenting 4 hours of live music. With 15 acts performing throughout the evening, there was certainly something for everyone! Bands from different genres including soul, disco, [...]

Brighton preview: Wild Beasts @ The Haunt 14 July 2012

Brighton preview Wild Beasts @ The Haunt 14 July 2012

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Paul Lacey previews the upcoming Brighton gig from Wild Beasts at The Haunt on Saturday 14 July 2012. The magical musical weirdness of Wild Beasts comes to Brighton for their only scheduled UK date outside of the festival circuit at The Haunt on Saturday 14 July. In this warm-up [...]

Brighton preview: Kimya Dawson @ The Haunt 10 July 2012

Brighton preview: Kimya Dawson @ The Haunt 10 July 2012

Kimya Dawson is popping over to the UK as a part of her European tour and one of her two shows in England is luckily in our very own sunny Brighton. The Grammy award winning and platinum selling singer songwriter has been touring the US since March and will be playing at The Haunt in [...]

Paddle Round the Pier 2012 is here!

Paddle Round the Pier 2012 is here

Whilst the summer hasn’t really arrived yet, the Paddle Round The Pier Beach Festival promises to bring some good vibes and smiles all round this weekend to Brighton. The event, which has been running since 1996 and last year raised over £30,000, returns to Hove Lawns and the neighbouring beach on Saturday and Sunday (7-8 [...]

Brighton preview: Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival Brighton 6 – 22 July 2012

Brighton preview Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival Brighton 6 – 22 July 2012

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Elizabeth Hughes previews a small but beautiful festival taking place in the city this July – the Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival. Charles Dickens, Brighton writer Peter Burton, bandleader Ray Noble and a Victorian strongman are among the diverse characters being celebrated in a unique festival this month. The sixth [...]

Brighton event: Saturday Night Swing @ Brighton Ballrooms 28 July 2012

Brighton event: Saturday Night Swing @ Brighton Ballrooms 28 July 2012

Enjoy a three course meal at Supper Club from 7pm whilst we showcase some of the best talent in Brighton from our burlesque and cabaret performers and comperes. After dinner, grab your partner, friend or stranger and have a go yourselves! As from 10.30pm the music will start and your feet won’t stop! It’s not [...]

Brighton event: Happy Days @ Brighton Ballrooms 27 July 2012

Brighton event: Happy Days @ Brighton Ballrooms 27 July 2012

The Brighton Ballroom welcomes you to the Happy Days. Join us for a delicious three course Supper Club from 7pm and be enchanted by our burlesque and cabaret performers and comperes while you watch. After 10.30pm get your Saturday night kick started with some Doo Woppin’ Rythm and Blues. Where barber shop meets prom, come [...]

Brighton event: Masquerade Ball @ Brighton Ballrooms 21 July 2012

Brighton event: Masquerade Ball @ Brighton Ballrooms 21 July 2012

Join Proud for a mouth-watering three course meal from 7pm and be seduced by our burlesque and cabaret performers and comperes. And if that’s left you wanting more, join us from 10.30pm for a secretive masquerade ball. Adorn yourself in your finest gown and find yourself a vintage mask to cover your eyes and hide [...]

Brighton event: Rockabilly Rampage @ Brighton Ballrooms 20 July 2012

Brighton event: Rockabilly Rampage @ Brighton Ballrooms 20 July 2012

Tonight we begin without Friday Night Supper Club from 7pm which provides great food and classic burlesque and cabaret performers and comperes. You don’t have to be rock and roll to enjoy the Supper Club. But as dinner ends, from 10.30pm we will be boozin’, dancin’ and romancin’ in true rockabilly style so guys don [...]

Brighton event: Blitz Party @ Brighton Ballrooms 14 July 2012

Brighton event: Blitz Party @ Brighton Ballrooms 14 July 2012

Retreat to our Supper Club at 7pm and enjoy our traditional three course menu for £34.50 whilst experiencing a show like no other you’ve seen before! Lose yourself in a world of seduction from our burlesque and cabaret performers and comperes. Then, from 10.30pm make tea, not war! Come and hide at a hangout like [...]

Brighton event: Blind Pig @ Brighton Ballrooms 13 July 2012

Brighton event: Blind Pig @ Brighton Ballrooms 13 July 2012

Prepare for this naughty 1920s night that is full of prohibition and sexy secretive shows lasting all night. Hide your mischievousness with us as we serve drinks in teapots. If you love swing, saucy burlesque, underground drinking and illicit behaviour – we won’t tell if you won’t. Supper Club £34.50 ‘To book a table call [...]

Brighton event: The Beautiful and the Damned @ Brighton Ballrooms 6 July 2012

Brighton event: The Beautiful and the Damned @ Brighton Ballrooms 6 July 2012

Proud Cabaret Brighton Ballroom welcomes you to our ‘Beautiful and the Damned’ themed night. Be a part of the secretive and seductive Supper Club from 7.00pm with burlesque and cabaret from our beautiful performers and comperes. Then tempt yourselves from 10.30pm for drinks and dancing with tonight’s theme. Fitzgerald’s beautiful tale of love, money and decadence [...]