End of term: What’s on?

With three weeks to go until students break up for Christmas, we have a look at the best music events and local gigs in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings so you can finish the term in style.


Submariner with The Tin Pigeons and Drucila

Come and see Brighton based indie band, Submariner, along with two other incredible support acts at The Hope and Ruin. Attend this gig to hear these very different bands for a night of pure entertainment.

Mon 26 Nov at The Hope & Ruin (19:00 – 22:00) – advance tickets: £5 each.

Watch Submariner’s latest music video, ‘T.O.Y.S’, below.


Years & Years

Chart topping band Years and Years return to Brighton this December for their PALO SANTO tour. Enjoy hits such as: ‘If You’re Over Me’, ‘King’ and ‘Shine’. Buy your ticket now to experience a gig that will blow your mind.

Tues 4 Dec at the Brighton Centre (doors open at 18:30) – tickets: £35.10 each.

Olly Alexander, lead singer of Years and Years, at Tauron Nowa Muzyka festival in 2014. Photo: Yarl.


Nadine Shah

Concorde 2 presents Nadine Shah, a British singer/songwriter from Whitburn, South Tyneside. Her latest album was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize and she could go very far in 2019. With a mix of post-punk and indie rock songs, this show is set to be a joy to attend.

Wed 5 Dec at Concorde 2 (19:00 – 23:00) – tickets: £15 each.

Nadine Shah performing at Bognor Regis’ Rockaway Beach festival in 2015. Photo: Paul Hudson.



Printers Playhouse

Head to the Printers Playhouse for an evening of live music. This event takes place every Friday and Saturday, where local musicians perform. There is no entry fee which is perfect if you enjoy discovering new acts.

Fridays and Saturdays at Printers Playhouse (21:00) – tickets: free.

Watch local musicians (Jim, Steve, John and Rob) cover John Mayer’s ‘Belief’ at the intimate venue below.


Saturdays ft. Dan Osborne

Join your friends for a night at Cameo, but with a difference. Get the chance to meet The Only Way Is Essex star Dan Osborne at the seaside club. It’s the ultimate nightclub experience with a VIP twist! Today is the last day to book your tickets online for a cheaper price.

Sat 24 Nov at Cameo (22:00 – 03:00) – advance tickets: £5.80. On the door: free before 11pm, £3 before midnight, £7 after midnight.

CBB: Dan Osborne reached the final three in Celebrity Big Brother earlier this year.      Photo: Cameo/ELTIC GROUP.


KISS FM take over with Rickie & Melvin

Join DJs Rickie Haywood and Melvin Odoom from the KISS FM breakfast show at Embassy for an entourage special. Enjoy a night full of hits from genres such as R&B, grime, hip-hop and garage.

Fri 30 Nov at the Embassy Grand Cafe & Late Lounge (22:00 – 04:00) – tickets: £6 for early bird (entry before midnight) or £10 for VIP.

Fan of KISS? Then make sure you’re there for Rickie and Melvin’s takeover! Photo: iHeartMedia.



#Friyay 90s & 00s

Travel back in time to the nineties and noughties for a night full of nostalgia. The event will be hosted by Grand Elektra’s resident DJ, Jake Stewart. Party to hits from Britney and the Backstreet Boys.

Every Friday at Grand Elektra (22:00 – 03:00) – tickets: free before midnight, £5 after on their guest list.

If you can’t wait until tonight, reminisce to the good old days with this compilation of the greatest dance tracks from the 90s.


Tom Williams 

Tom Williams returns tonight with a show full of brand new and unheard songs. Williams and his band are due to release their long awaited album next year. This comes after their debut album All Change was voted one of the top ten albums of the year by BBC 6 Music. Come and see Tom Williams up close and personal at this intimate venue.

Fri 23 Nov at The Printworks (19:30 – 22:30) – tickets: £11 each.


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Bowling for Soup 

Texan pop punk band Bowling for Soup are coming to Bexhill as part of their Almost Christmas tour. This band have been compared to Sum 41 and Blink 182. Take the chance to attend this concert and be part of a Christmas show with a twist.

Sat 1 Dec at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill (doors open at 19:00) – tickets: £25 each.

Jaret Reddick, Bowling for Soup frontman, performing to sailors aboard a USS aircraft carrier in 2012. Photo: U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary S. Welch.

The Autumn term ends for students of the University of Brighton on Friday 14 December 2018.

Edited by Meganne Gerbeau and Finan Jupp  

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