SATURDAY 20/7

TRIBUTE / BOWIE

ABSOLUTE BOWIE SUMMER SPECIAL AT CONCORDE 2: 1900-2200

Indulge your memories of every era of Bowie from Ziggy Stardust through Rebel Rebel to the Thin White Duke era. There will also be DJ playing 70s and 80s classics. For venue, click here.

Tickets: £17.50

JAZZ

DAVE DRAKE TRIO AT THE VERDICT: 2030

British-born, New York-based pianist Dave Drake is a welcome regular visitor to The Verdict. His current projects include creating music for an independent movie, Gone and Grown Up. He’s joined tonight by
Giacomo Smith on sax, Tim Thornton on Bass and Shane Forbes on drums.
Shane Forbes — Drums. To hear Dave play, click here: For venue, click here. 

Tickets: £15/£8

 

MUSIC / POETRY

A NIGHT OF WEIRDO MUSIC AND ART AT JUNKYARD DOGS:2000
A night (free!) of music and poetry at friendly Junkyard Dogs. Headline act is Viktor Magik whose music ‘brings experimental-art-pop, dream pop, fun and surreal psychedelia…with the best traditions of bands/artists like Talking Heads, David Bowie, and Kate Bush.’ For venue details, click here.

Entry: free

SUNDAY 21/7

FRESH TALENT

JAM BRIGHTON LIVE AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1430

Jam Brighton is Brighton’s longest-established rock school – Jam Brighton Live aims to showcase young Brighton bands. ‘There will be a mixture of covers and original songs from all genres of music, with the majority unveiling new compositions written especially for this show.’ For venue, click here.

Tickets: £3

FOLK / AMERICANA

JOSH RITTER AT CONCORDE 2: 1930-2300

Idaho-born Josh Ritter was inspired by John Cash and Bob Dylan as a child and bought his first guitar at K-Mart. Later he studied in Scotland for six months. Back in the States he was spotted by Glen Hansard (Outspan from the Commitments) and returned with them to Ireland. His new album, Fever Breaks, debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums Chart. To hear him play, click here. For venue, click here.

Tickets: £25

JAZZ

LIVE SUNDAY JAZZ AT THE HAND IN HAND: 2000-2300

How is it possible to fit so much entertainment into such a tiny, cosy space? The Hand in Hand team explains that the line-up for their weekly Sunday jazz sessions can change right up till the last minute – but neither that, nor much else, really, is a problem at this relaxed pub which specialises in unusual and specialist beers. For venue details, click here.