Brighton Magazine

The Brighton Magazine

Selected Brighton Magazine Article

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Countdown: All Saints & Enter Shikari Set To Play Intimate Brighton Gigs In Aid Of Music Therapy Charity

This month the 'sophisticated and stylish popsters' All Saints will play an intimate gig in Brighton, on behalf of Nordoff Robbins, the UK's largest independent music therapy charity.

Also on the same night another Brighton venue will host an explosive set from arena headliners Enter Shikari, whose incendiary performances mark them out as one of the best live bands in the UK.

Enter Shikari said:

"It's been a while since we last played the Concorde 2 in Brighton, but to be able to return there in support of a charity that do amazing things with music to improve people"s lives seems like a great excuse"

The gigs are part of the ground-breaking Get Loud campaign, with tickets for all shows costing just £10, and proceeds going to raise awareness of the work Nordoff Robbins does in their own centres and in their wide spanning partner organisations. 

Taking place on Wednesday 26th September 2018, Get Loud will present ten UK artists performing at the same time in ten intimate locations around the UK. 


Julie Whelan, Chief Executive of Nordoff Robbins said:

"Campaigns like Get Loud are hugely important in helping us raise awareness of our work and ensuring that we can reach all those who need our support. 

"We know how powerful our music therapy can be – offering communication, connection and in some cases, a vital lifeline to many people."

Nordoff Robbins' music therapists are trained to the highest of standards on their Master of Music Therapy programme and work in schools, nurseries, hospitals, care homes, prisons and community centres, to make sure that they are reaching and supporting the UK's most vulnerable and isolated people, when and where they need help most.  

Since the campaigns inception in 2016, the charity have celebrated the power of music with some of the most influential names in music, raising £280,000 to date, and funding the delivery of music therapy to thousands of vulnerable people across the UK.

All Saints are proud to be representing the charity in Brighton and added: 

"This is such a worthy campaign, highlighting the power of music and raising awareness for a charity which uses it to change lives."

Get Loud 2018 takes place on 26th September. All Saints play Komedia Brighton and  Enter Shikari play Concorde 2. For details on all ten artists and venues CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley




Share    

Whats on in Brighton today

Credit Aitor Throup

Following the release of his acclaimed track Favourites featuring Little Simz, Kasabian mastermind Serge Pizzorno aka The S.L.P. has revealed he will release his debut solo record The S.L.P., on 30th August 2019. 

The Mods are coming back to Brighton this August Bank Holiday weekend, with a double helping of Quadrophenia to mark the occasion of the film's 40th anniversary.

It was two years ago that the then Brighton Festival Guest Director Kate Tempest played a secret gig in the city and performed an exclusive rendition of her unreleased new album, The Book Of Traps & Lessons.

Art party-makers Traumfrau joins forces with The Queer Songbook for a live creative party celebrating Brighton's vibrant community and queer voices, and what Pride has meant through the decades. From the Stonewall Riots to personal stories. 

Jazz Re:Fest at Brighton Dome prides itself on giving a platform to some of the dopest live music around, especially showcasing emerging and underexposed talent – this year will be no exception. 
Credit Tom Woollard

Two of the UK's most innovative theatre companies, Gecko and Mind the Gap, have announced a co-production called A Little Space, which will visit The Old Market in Brighton, this December.
Credit Andy Sturmey

The Futureheads, who played Concorde 2, Brighton, last month, are set to release Powers, their sixth studio album and their first electric guitar release in almost a decade.  

Sussex-based Mark and Helen Johnson, the award-winning founders of Out of the Ark Music, have launched a new label aimed at encouraging families and communities to singing intergenerationally. 

Brighton Dome is hosting Together, a free event on Sunday 23rd June 2019 to support two human rights campaigns: Refugee Week and Fly the Flag.

Singing for his supper. Squeeze's lead singer Glenn Tilbrook tells us why on the band's latest tour - which visits The Brighton Centre in October-  they'll be raising money and awareness for The Trussell Trust, the anti-poverty charity and foodbank network.

This year is a landmark year for songwriter Richard Hawley. Not only has he released his eighth studio album, Further, but a musical based on a collection of his songs opens in his hometown of Sheffield. 

Barns Courtney had started his musical journey as part of indie bands, SleeperCell and Dive Bella Dive. He then toured as a singer/songwriter, opening for Libertine Carl Barat but paid the bills by working at PC World. 

Archive search

Search our archives for what's on and gone for the best of this city's theatre music comedy news and much more...






Latest Brighton Jobs


Organising a conference or event in Brighton?
See our Brighton Conference section.
Brighton web design by ...ntd