TUESDAY 19/6

ALT ROCK

BELLY AT CONCORDE 2: 1930-2300

It’s 27 years since U.S. alt rock band Belly was first formed by Tanya Donelly. The members have gone different ways over the years – reuniting again in  2016. Their latest  studio album, Dove, was released earlier this year. To see them in action, click here. For venue details, click here. 

WEDNESDAY 20/6

ALT ROCK

SAME PIGS & SESAME STREET REALITY TOUR AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1900

An evening of R&B influenced alternative rock. Same Pigs describe themselves as ‘The bastard children of The Fall mixed with the drunken ramblings of a man on a comedown from his own adolescence.’ And Sesame Street Reality Tour ? Think : ‘A shapeless summer day intertwined with a very subtle yet stern like breeze that’s blows through the crop field of a better world’ For venue details, click here.

FOLK

IRISH FOLK AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100

An evening of live Irish folk, hosted by the fabulously-named Chicken Shed Zeplin. Musicians are welcome to come along and join in — and everyone is welcome to listen. For venue details, click here.

Entry: free

 


THURSDAY 21/6

JAZZ

MIKE FLETCHER QUARTET WITH SARA OSCHLAG AT THE VERDICT:1900

There’s a European element to tonight’s performance at The Verdict: sax player Mike is a British musician who lives in Spain. Singer Sara Oschlag is from Denmark but lives in Brighton. You can hear Sara’s sound here. For venue details click here.

Tickets: £10 / £5

BRITISH / INDIAN 

CALCUTTA PERFORMED BY ENSEMBLE TEMPUS FUGIT AT ST MARY’S CHURCH: 1930
An intriguing cross-cultural fusion in the lovely interior of St Mary’s church. Two centuries of  British-Indian crossover music expressed through story, song and sitar, and puppetry, telling the journey of a traveller journeying to the musical heart of the City of Palaces. The performance ‘includes music by British British composers Dowland, Purcell, and Locke; music for sitar and voice and 1780s transcriptions of Hindustani and Bengali songs made by the wives of East India Company officers. It’s part of  Sanctuary on Sea’s Crossing Borders Festival for Brighton and Hove Refugee Week 2018.

Tickets: £18

ALT ROCK

DEATH AND THE PENGUIN AT THE LATEST BAR: 1930

Death and the Penguin (named after a Ukranian novel) describe their sound a ‘off-kilter alternative/indie rock.’ To hear what that sounds like, click here. Tonight they’re joined by Brighton alt rock band Five Kites, Natalie Evans and Joe Robinson. For venue details, click here.

Tickets: £4 (advance)

 

JAZZ

GYPSY SWING AND CUBAN WITH QUIZAS JAZZ BAND AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100

The Mucky Duck is a friendly pub with a great location, tasty food — and a reliably good taste in music. For venue details, click here 

Entry: free