Top 10 Brighton Gigs in September

Published On August 30, 2013 | By We Love Brighton | Music & Nightlife Features

One Inch Badge & Love Thy Neighbour Presents: Crocodiles

Crocodiles initially gained exposure in 2008 after fellow Southern California noise pop band No Age included their single ‘Neon Jesus’ in a list of the year’s best songs. With their life-affirming Rock ‘n’Roll Crocodiles create perfect beautiful melodies inspired by the likes of Soft Boys, Street Hassle era Lou Reed, the Notorious Byrd Brothers, the Jackson 5 and even Glenn Branca.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
Mon 2nd Sept
8pm
£7.50 in Advance

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ZaZa Promotions Presents: Heartless Bastards

The Heartless Bastards found their name in Dayton, Ohio, on a multiple choice video trivia game at a bar! An American garage rock band formed in Cincinnati, in 2003, they are often compared to fellow Ohioans The Black Keys and with their multi-dimensional rock they create a fiery, unforgettable sound.

Green Door Store
Tues 10th Sept
7pm
£9

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Live Nation Presents: Portugal. The Man

An American rock band based in Portland, Oregon, Portugal. The Man met and began playing music together in high school and have since released eight studio albums and three EPs. Their new album ‘Evil Friends’ is heavily influenced by Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.  ………………………………………………………………..

The Haunt
Thurs 12th Sept
7pm
£7.50

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ONE INCH BADGE Present: Eliza and the Bear

A five-piece Alt-Indie/Rock outfit from London who will undoubtedly prove of value at gigs and festivals over coming years. The band recorded their debut EP with the much-acclaimed producer Peter Miles (King Blues, Dry the River) and driven by flayed guitar riffs and soaring vocal harmonies they provide good old-fashioned rousing indie entertainment.

The Hope
Sat 14th Sept
8pm
£5

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Boho Dancer

Danish indie group Boho Dancer’s music is eccentric with a distinctive boho sound contrasted against darker gothic tones. Their massive stage presence comes not only from the incredible voice of lead singer Wenøe but also from her bands skilled interaction with her every note. Enchanting vocals, philosophical ideas and representations are woven into melodies to form fairy tale like expressions of life experiences.

Komedia
Sun 15th
7.30pm
£5

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LOUT Presents: Born Ruffians

A Canadian indie rock band formed in 2004, originally from Midland, Ontario, located near Georgian Bay, currently signed to Warp Records and Paper Bag Records. The bands influences include Modest Mouse, Pixies, Guided by Voices, The Replacements and Ween. They have toured with numerous headline acts including Franz Ferdinand, Peter Bjorn and John, Hot Chip and Tokyo Police Club.

Green Door Store
Fri 20th Sept
7pm
£6

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Wire

Originally associated with the ‘punk rock’ scene when they formed in 1976, Wire were later central to the development of ‘post punk’ in London. Wire delight and disturb in equal measure, whether it be troubleshooting the circuitry of perfect pop, or patrolling the limits of focused experimentalism. Their ever changing line-up since their formation has meant their music remains fresh and cutting edge for a new generation.

Komedia
Mon 23rd Sept
7.30pm
£14 in advance

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K.O Music Present: Will and the People

Will and The People met at school and now write songs and then play Reggae, Pop, Grunge, Ska, and House then mix them all together. Its fun, it’s honest, it’s very catchy and rather interesting plus every show is different. Influences include Bob Marley and Sublime..

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Green Door Store
Thurs 26th Sept
7pm
£8

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CocoRosie

Blending a mixture of styles and references, from hip-hop, reggae, folk and opera, CocoRosie shape the most painful events and life experiences into expressiveand memorable pop songs. Boldly tackling topics most wouldn’t dare, the sisters’ contrasting styles deliver a rare and arresting potency. With a range of instruments including the harp, flute, piano, and guitar, this is music-making that confounds the boundaries of pop.

Brighton Dome
Fri 27th Sept
8pm
£18

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Kilimanjaro and Lout Presents: The 1975

Named after singer Matty found a suicidal scribble at the back of a Beat-era book and was stricken by the ‘The’ in front of the year, The 1975 are a Manchester-based[1] alternative rock/indie rock band who forefront a new-generation of guitar bands, which will bring rock/indie rock back to the mainstream. ……………………………….

Concorde 2
Sat 28th Sept
6.30pm
SOLD OUT

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