FRIDAY 15/3

JAZZ 

THE DRAWTONES FEATURING DENNIS ROLLINS AT THE VERDICT: 2000

Trombone player Dennis Rollins joins Rod Pooley on Hammond Organ, Julian Nicholas on Saxophone, Andy Williams on Guitar, Robert Milner on Bass and Jessica Dann on Drums. To hear them play, click here. For venue, click here.

Tickets: £16/£14

POP-PUNK / EMO

AS IT IS AT CONCORDE 2: 1815-2200

Brighton-based As It Is is British-American rock band, formed seven year ago. Their last album, The Great Depression, was released last summer. To hear their sound, click here. For venue, click here.

Tickets: £14

COVERS

BRILLIANT MISTAKES AT THE MASTER MARINER (BRIGHTON MARINA): 1200

The Marina is not strictly Kemptown, but it’s an easy walk or bus-ride down there for a fun evening of very well -played covers from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Brilliant Mistakes is a versatile three-piece band which will perform classic hits including  songs by Bowie, Roxy Music, Oasis, Abba, REM and Otis Redding. To hear them play click here. For venue, click here.


SATURDAY 16/3

JAZZ

 PETER OXLEY AND NICOLAS MEIER DUO AT THE VERDICT: 2000

A versatile guitar duo performing ‘a dazzling display of contemporary fare, ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of Latin America to English pastoralism.’ To hear them in action, click hereFor venue, click here.

Tickets: £10/£5

INDIE-POP

SPEAKERFREAK AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1400

Spend Saturday afternoon in the company of Crawley band Speakerfreak. To hear them play, click here. For venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £3


SUNDAY 17/3

INDIE ROCK / BRITPOP

THE BLUETONES AT CONCORDE 2: 1930

Formed 26 years ago in sunny Hounslow, The Bluetones’ most recent album is A New Athens. To hear them play, click here. For venue details, click here.
Tickets: £22

JAZZ

ADRIAN COX – PROFOUNDLY BLUE AT THE VERDICT: 2000

Clarinettist adrian Cox celebrates the music of Louisiana-born clarinettist Edmond Hall, along with .Joe Webb (piano), Simon Read (double bass) and Gethin Jones (drums). To hear the sound, click here. For venue, click here.

Tickets: £15/£8

GYPSY SWING 

AMUSE MANOUCHE AT THE HAND IN HAND: 2000-2300

How do you like your gypsy swing? Three piece band Amuse Manouche ‘combine lightning-fast guitar riffs, pulse-racing rhythm and soaring vocals’. Great weekend music in a relaxed pub which specialises in unusual and specialist beers. For venue details, click here.