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The Beatles Brighton Hippodrome 1964

Extract from the Evening Argus Monday 26 October 1964.  'Beatlemania hit Brighton again last night' At the Hippodrome the four mop-haired idols sang, danced and ducked their way through two stormy performances. Nearly 4,000 frenzied teenage fans went wild with predictable hysteria as the shiny-suited Beatles came on stage. Things began to fly. First, there was [...]


Jimi Hendrix Brighton Dome 2 December 1967

Extract from the Brighton Gazette 8 December 1967   Music to get your teeth into… For many of the near-capacity audiences-comprising a large cross-section of Brighton’s young adult population - it was probably the first time that they had heard music at the right level of amplification, free from complaints by landladies and neighbours. The main attraction [...]


Cream at the Brighton Dome 21 April 1967

Extract from the Evening Argus Saturday 22 April 1967 'Finest Hour' The Cream who had the sedate Dome erupting as never before. This was surely Eric Clapton’s finest hour. His wild guitar solos were incredible. His aggressive, pungent style puts him way out in front of all his imitators in the Blues guitar field. Clapton [...]


Beach Boys Brighton Dome 30 May 1969

Extract from The Evening Argus dated 31 May 1969 Their first performance set was 75 minutes long, over-running by 15 minutes, to the consternation of the tour manager. But the audience, enjoying the rare treat of a visit of an American act to Brighton, wanted the full Beach Boys’ hit songbook. They got it and [...]


The Rolling Stones Big Apple 10 March 1971

'Goodbye Britain Tour' before becoming exiles in France. Extract by Simon Calder of the Independent 'At the start of '71, I queued all night outside the Big Apple in Brighton and paid 18 shillings (90p) to see The Rolling Stones. And as the year aged, the music blossomed'. Top of the Pops 1971 Mick Jagger [...]


Dire Straits Brighton Centre 2 July 1985

Extract from the Evening Argus Wednesday 3 July 1985    'Superb Mark plays it Strait' Dire Straits are not an easy band to write about. They do not go in for funny haircuts or cheap publicity stunts. What they do is produce some of the most exciting, interesting and challenging music currently available - as the capacity [...]


Brighton Centre

Brighton Centre What's On: The South Coast's premier venue staging major live music and comedy shows, wedding fairs, Conferences and Exhibitions. Useful Information


Brighton Dome

Brighton Dome What's On: The south coast's premier Multi-Arts Venue in Brighton that contains the Concert Hall, the Corn Exchange and the Studio Theatre. Useful Information


Drakes of Brighton

Drakes of Brighton Book a Room: A luxury boutique hotel on the seafront that combines breathtaking design with warm, friendly service. Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1PE


Hilton Brighton Metropole

Hilton Brighton Metropole Book a Room: Set on Brighton’s seafront, the Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel offers Victorian elegance alongside modern conveniences. Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2FU