Easter Bank Holiday Clubbing Guide 2013

Published On February 25, 2013 | By We Love Brighton | Music & Nightlife Features


Bank Holiday Easter Special with Gilles Peterson. DJ, record collector, Radio 6 presenter and all-round legend Gilles Peterson returns to Concorde2 for a superb Easter Bank Holiday special! After selling out C2 in 2012, Gilles Peterson comes back to join the musical dots – soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, dubstep, jazz and beyond – which are guaranteed to get you dancing all night long. And to top it all off, there’s no work on Friday! 28th March, Limited early bird tickets £8+bf / £10+bf after. Genre: Soul / Hip-hop

Kissy Sell Out at Oceana. RD Promotions are proud to present one of the most exciting and insane DJs in the world. Kissy Sell Out is a machine on the decks mixing up the very best House and Electro, with everything from Classical music to Speed Garage… every Kissy set keeps you on your toes tune after tune! 29th March, £6. Genre: House

JFB and Ed Soloreturn in BattleJam this time they have moved to The Haunt, Brightons biggest small venue! There are no tickets for this event. It is a pay on the door only. 29th March, £5 b4 Midnight / £7 after. Genre: Drum ‘n Bass.

Shooshh Launch – Jadore Launch Party. Brighton’s newest club is set to launch Brighton’s biggest Saturday night. J’adore is bringing the sophistication back to nights out and completely changing the landscape of Saturday nightlife. 30th March. Genre: Progressive / House

Future Dub Presents The Easter Bank Holiday All Dayer. Sea views, great food, drinks promos for adults and kids, indoor and outdoor seating, Jamaican food and BBQ food from the Volks Kitchen Crew. Expect special guest DJ’s and singers and musicians performing a variety of musical genres. 1st April, Free. Genre: Reggae, Dub, Future Dub, Steppas, Ska, Northern Soul, Classic and Liquid Dnb and Jungle as the day progresses.

Backbeat Sounsystem are back to the Blind Tiger to get your feet moving, your hands clapping and your ears listening. They have played with the likes of CYPRESS HILL and EASY STAR ALL STARS so if you’re a reggae fan you won’t want to miss this. 29th March, £5. Genre: Reggae.

Reggae Payday Brighton-Bank Holiday Special at Riki Tik. After a selection of roadblock nights in Brighton, Lulu Williams and Dr Payne will be back again to satisfying the crowd with some upbeat Roots, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dancehall and Ska! 29th March, Free. Genre: Reggae

Audio & MK presents Justin Martin. Ever since he made his entrance on the electronic music scene with “The Sad Piano” in 2003, Justin Martin has continued to press on, turning out bass-heavy yet beautifully melodic productions on a regular basis. 29th March, £10. Genre: House.

Mod For It has been shakin’ people’s tail feathers in Brighton since 2006 and has now found a new home at Komedia. Expect a cool mix of Northern soul, Stax & Motown, ska, R&B, British invasion, 60’s Garage, new wave and two tone, from the resident DJ Jody Lee-hooker. 30th March, £5. Genre: Motown, Garage.

Supercharged returns to Digital for another night of beats and bass. This time around, its THREE huge headliners in the shape of KOAN SOUND / ZINC / CULPRATE! 30th March, £10 + booking fee. Genre: Drum ‘n bass.

Dub Pistols & Rodney P (DJ/MC Set) return to Concorde2 for another banging night. It is better to, arrive early as this will be a busy night! 30th March, free entry B4 midnight and the £3 after. Genre: Drum ‘n bass.

Audio pres. Enzo Siffredi & Friends at Audio. Audio’s resident and MK legend, Enzo Siffredi isn’t new to the game and for those who came to the “Siffredi & Friends” sessions last year, you just know it. For those who don’t know, you better come and find out. As if it wasn’t enough, they have also secured the legendary H.O.S.H [Diynamic] to play a warm up set in the afternoon above audio and it’s free entry. 31st March, Limited Guest List for FREE b4 12 – £5 after. Genre: House / Deep House.

Wild Fruit GLITTERATI. This Easter Bank Holiday is set to be one of the most exciting party weekends of the year as Wild Fruit announces ‘GLITTERATI” with a sparkling line up for it’s full on bank holiday production party at the launch weekend of the brand new SHOOSHH nightclub Brighton! 31st March, £7 advance / before midnight (£10 after). Genre: Pop.


English electro pop duo La Roux are most famously known for their hits from 2009 such as “Bulletproof” and “In for the Kill”. At Concorde2 they’re super excited for their return and can’t wait to see what this new path has in store for La Roux, both on and off stage. 28th March, £12 + bf in adv. Genre: Electro-pop

DRAGONETTE: formed by singer/songwriter Martina Sorbara and her husband, bassist Dan Kurtz, Canadian electro-poppers Dragonette have drawn comparisons to the Scissor Sisters, No Doubt, and the Killers, thanks to the new wave sheen that dominated their early sound. Coalition, 29th March, £9. Genre: Basement Pop.

One Inch Badge presents: RUNNING DOGS at Concorde 2. They are young, urgent, melodic, sharp and sexy suited four piece, British rock pop ‘n’ roll band, from Brighton. Catching your ears and melting your minds. Teaming sharp 60s garage riffs with a rabble rousing pop sensibility derived from The Kinks, Blur, and The Libertines. 31st March, £5. Genre: Pop.

Fake Bush has flung her trademark ballet shapes across the land, at festivals, cabarets and forest glades. With a sumptous array of tutus, catsuits and sparkly leg warmers, Lucy re-creates Kate’s trademarks looks, dance moves, and key moments from her quirky and original music videos. The Brunswick. 30th March, £8. Genre: Pop.

Other good stuff:

.Things to do on Easter Bank Holiday
.Running Dogs Feature Page

Shooshh Launch – Jadore Launch Party. Brighton’s newest club is set to launch Brighton’s biggest Saturday night. J’adore is bringing the sophistication back to nights out and completely changing the landscape of Saturday nightlife. Join DJ’s Tom Rose and Mikee Hollywood as we start the journey to restore one of the most iconic clubbing venues of the last two decades back to where it’s location deserves – one of the very best clubbing venues on the planet. 30th March. Genre: Progressive / House

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