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Thursday 25 June 2020

United We Stream Brighton Launched With Four Day Online Music Showcase In Support Of The City's Venues & Artists

Brighton has joined the global streaming community with United We Stream launching in the city.

A movement that started in Berlin during lockdown has spread to over sixty-nine cities around the world, United We Stream Brighton showcases the music, culture and free-thinking rainbow infused spirit to viewers at home, whilst raising money for the city's night-time economy, cultural organisations and charities.

With over 70K views and performances from twelve artists in six different venues on the launch weekend, United We Stream Brighton delivered four days of quality music, showcasing some of the best local artists and venues.

Day one launched with homegrown label Skint taking over the streams with Rising star Kideko kickings things off at Norman Cook"s Big Beach Cafe, Dense & Pika performing in the British Airways i360 pod, with the finale being chart-topping duo Waze & Odyssey from the Brighton Centre. 

The following day Sam Moffet from English Disco Lovers served up some uplifting disco vibes from The Better Half, followed by some uplifting house beats from Seamus Haji with his signature Big Love sounds from The Tempestt and the UK's leading Scratch DJ and turntablist and DMC Champion JFB wrapping things up from the Brighton Centre. 


On the penultimate day long-standing Brighton based club night Berlin presented four hours of the finest underground electronic music vibes with Monica, Lola, Suse Roser and club founder Markus Saarlander. 

Keeping things chilled on the final day, Primal Scream's Martin Duffy reminded us how we miss our favourite pubs with a DJ set from his local The Better Half, followed by blissed out vibes from popular seafront venue The Tempestwith Flip Fantazia.

The music will continue over the coming weeks, so keep an eye out on the website social media pages for the upcoming line ups. 

Acts to look forward to include; Anthony Pappa, Billy Nasty, Freemasons, Freestylers Just Her, Kinky Dangerous, Krafty Kuts, Luke Brancaccio, Midfield General, Prok & Fitch, Steve Mason, Wax Works and many more!

Please donate what you can to raise money for Brighton's nightlife, cultural organisations, charities and the fight against homelessness. justgiving.com/fundraising/brightonunitedwestream

by: Mike Cobley




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