Going out guide: 24 – 30 September

Published On September 21, 2012 | By We Love Brighton | Archive

Matt Andersen – 24 September

Venue: The Grey 8pm
New Brunswick’s Matt Andersen has a larger than life showmanship that has been earning him a fervent and steadfast audience wherever he graces the stage. Matt’s sprawling acoustic blues, roots and rock musical hybrid with his sorrowing and soulful voice has sparked a phenomenal buzz on Canada’s East Coast and that grass roots word of mouth cannot be contained any longer! £11

SHOWDOWN – 25 September

Venue: The Tube 11pm
SHOWDOWN will be presenting the very best in electronic music every Tuesday at the Tube with our resident dj’s KOOL?HERTZ (Ghetto Funk – Funk Weapons – Air – BBP – SBRUK) and Caliburst (Press Play – Radio Reverb). Expect Electro/Ghetto. £2 City College/UBSSC (with cards)

BACK OFF – 26 September

Venue: The Tube 11pm
The experienced team of dj’s bring you variety and excitement and no 2 events are the same! Come and see for yourself. Jump on the guest list and head down for some great drinks deals and go home with change in your pocket. HipHop, Glitch, Grime, UK House, Funky and Garage. £2 BF 12

PRESS PLAY – 27 September

Venue: LIFE Club 11pm
Press Play is all about bringing you a fine mix of the old, the new, the underground and the unknown. Can you dig it? Room 1 || is for the best in old school dance combined mixed with some refreshing underground sounds. Room 2 || is for indulging yourself into the in the fine world of Hip-Hop and Reggae. £1 BF 12

BELOW THE LINE Presents LEVON VINCENT – 28 September

Venue: LIFE Club 1am
One of House musics hardest workers, a preacher to all things original & pure, and New York’s greatest musical exports in recent years, Levon Vincent promises to deliver an incredible show of the most exquisite DJing you’ll ever see! We guarantee it! Not only that but we have local legend and Well Rounded Records owner, Donga and Leon Vynehall. £4/6/8

Healing Sound – 28 September

Venue: Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar 6.30pm-10pm
Healing Sounds is a new live music night held in order to raise money for the charity Doctors of the World UK. Line-up: Tiny Dragons, The Ballpoints, The Dead Life, Levi Cano. £3.50

The Temptations – 28 September

Venue: Concorde 2 7pm
The legendary soul band was signed to Motown Records in 1961, and became one of the most definitive, successful acts of the Motown era with their Smokey Robinson-penned hits. The band’s incredible five-decade career has seen them evolve through the psychedelic era, funk, 80s R&B, multiple line-up changes and reunions, and now the band are back at the intimate surroundings of Concorde2. £24.50

Traumfrau – 28 September

Venue: The Haunt 10.30pm
Lady Maru is an eclectic musician of the underground roman scene, active as a post punk musician since 2000. In 2003 she began playing as a dj for the capital’s best underground parties, and today she is touring Europe with both her punk-no-wave band and her quirky-electro-duo Cascao & Lady Maru. Lady Maru will be bringing you a set you won’t be able to stand still to. £6/5

SHAKEDOWN DJ / BAND COMP  – 29 September

Venue: Coalition 7pm
Shakedown – Brighton’s biggest music festival – has given one band and one DJ the opportunity of a lifetime… to play on the main stage of Shakedown Sat 6th October 2012 in Stanmer Park. One winning band and DJ will play alongside the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Professor Green & Katy B. Free

The Brighton Oxjam Takeover – 29 September

Venue: The Hope 8pm
The Brighton Oxjam Takeover are putting on another great night all in the aid of Oxfam. This time we have put together some amazing indie bands to entertain you all! Oxjam Brighton will be hosting this one off event at The Hope in Brighton featuring a fantastic line-up of 4 incredible bands. This night is not to be missed! LIVE LIKE KINGS, ELK, THE BEACONS, OXYGEN THIEVES. £4

Digital 5th Birthday Party – 29 September

Venue: Digital 11pm
Unbelievably Digital has been bludgeoning your senses for 5 years now, bringing the latest and greatest in electronic talent to Brighton’s fair shores. The night will host ANNIE MAC that has now established herself as the most important voice on all emerging electronic music. Plus: KIDNAP KID. £12

RUM ’N BASS Reggae & Calypso Party – 29 September

Venue: Brighton Dome 7pm
Soak up the rhythms and tastes of the Caribbean in this celebration of island independence. With live band set from Dennis Bovell (Matumbi) a bona fide reggae legend plus dub-heavygrooves and rock-steady beats from Prince Fatty, feat DJ Horseman. Authentic Afro-Caribbean cuisine by Cummin Up! £10

Hidden Orchestra + Phoria + More – 30 September

Venue: Blind Tiger 7pm
The quartet are formed around the duelling drum kits, percussion and electronic pads of drummers Tim Lane and Jamie Graham, and completed with the piano and violin of Poppy Ackroyd and the bass and samples of Joe Acheson. £12.50

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