Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining

Bad Pond Festival, taking place on 5 September at the iconic Brighton Concorde has finalised its lineup, with the mighty Delta Sleep set to headline. Organised by the wonderful Small Pond Records, Bad Pond Festival will be a triumphant return for Brighton gigs, and live music in general. Tickets are available HERE RIGHT NOW The full lineup for Bad Pond Festival 2021 is: Delta Sleep … Continue reading Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining

Pubs: Over 200 business leaders call on Govt for emergency support

More than 200 business leaders from the pub and hospitality sector have called on the government for immediate emergency support. A letter, co-signed by more than 200 members of the British pub and hospitality sectors, has warned that without immediate financial assistance a wave of closures is inevitable. UKHospitality, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA), the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), and a raft … Continue reading Pubs: Over 200 business leaders call on Govt for emergency support

Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

The Cowley Club on London Road, Brighton, has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to help the music and arts space stay afloat in lockdown. The Cowley Club, the beating heart of the Brighton independent music and arts scene, needed to raise £5,000 to ensure its continued survival, and has hit the £3,000 in the first 24 hours. There is still much to do, however. The only … Continue reading Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

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Pubs, clubs, seeking public input into impact inquiry

Night time economy leaders, including the big names in pubs, clubs and bars are calling on the public to have their say in a Parliamentary inquiry into the sector. An All Party Parliamentary Group report into the impact of the Covid pandemic on the late night economy is seeking input from publicans, employees and consumers. Those wishing to have their voice heard can do so: … Continue reading Pubs, clubs, seeking public input into impact inquiry

New Music: Electronic duo Loda.mi release debut single ‘Dial Up’

Brighton based electronic/alt-pop duo Loda.mi have released their first single ‘Dial Up’ – a dreamy take on long distance relationships, separation and excitement. New Brighton music duo, Loda.mi self-released their debut single ‘Dial Up’ on Friday 22 January. Having taken the weekend to let it embed into our thoughts, the relevance of the duo’s debut is apparent – addressing long distance relationships and themes of … Continue reading New Music: Electronic duo Loda.mi release debut single ‘Dial Up’

Pubs: UK Hospitality could be shut until May

Brighton pubs and the wider hospitality industry could be shut until May, according to reports. A report in The Sunday Times claims that pubs could remain shut – or under the strictest of conditions – until May at the earliest. Current Coronavirus restrictions have taken a sledgehammer to the hospitality industry, something felt acutely here in Brighton and Hove, and the latest Westminster murmurings offer … Continue reading Pubs: UK Hospitality could be shut until May

Brighton Bier offering free, zero-emission beer delivery

Brighton Bier is offering local customers free delivery of its award-winning beers over lockdown. Brighton pub fans can now get Brighton Bier pints delivered to their door anywhere in Brighton & Hove for TOTALLY FREE due the brewery’s partnership with local zero emissions delivery service Zedify. Brighton Bier had previously offered a “Click & Collect” beer service during lockdown from the Haus on the Hill, … Continue reading Brighton Bier offering free, zero-emission beer delivery

Nierra Creek releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this Friday

Fresh out of lockdown, Brighton electronic/folk music duo Nierra Creek will be releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this coming Friday 11 December. Brighton folk music / electronic duo Nierra Creek will be releasing their debut single Born a Child this Friday. Bursting with life, grit and passion, it’s the first taste of what’s to come from the multi-faceted band. Demonstrating an explosive range of … Continue reading Nierra Creek releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this Friday

From Tier to Infirmary: What lockdown tier 2 means for Brighton pubs

Brighton and its pubs will wake up in Tier 2 lockdown measures on Wednesday, this is what the new restrictions mean. Wednesday 2 December will see numerous pubs reopen across our fair city, albeit under significant restrictions. Much as we all have, venues have been locked down this past month as the nation attempts to get the Covid 19 pandemic back under control and you’d … Continue reading From Tier to Infirmary: What lockdown tier 2 means for Brighton pubs

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Youth Sector releases new single TEETH

Following a Next Wave music spotlight from Jack Saunders on the BBC R1 Indie Show last night, Brighton art-rock quintet Youth Sector has released its new single ‘Teeth’ Taking inspiration from late 70s/80s-era funk music, most notably in the joyful interaction of the guitars and the bass, on Brighton quintet, Youth ‘Teeth’ the band reference Nile Rogers and CHIC’s knack for penning interesting, active instrumentals … Continue reading Youth Sector releases new single TEETH