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For the last two years The Lovely Eggs have sat back and watched England and the rest of the planet slowly eat itself.

There's a quiet softness to the Brighton-raised Celeste that makes you feel instantly relaxed by her presence. Her demeanour is unexpected following the recent announcement that she was the winner of the 2020 BRITs Rising Star award, as well as securing first place in the prestigious BBC Sound of 2020 poll.

Supported by Jools Holland, and run by charity Music for All, the 2020 Learn to Play Day will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March, and will see music shops, teachers, venues and schools throughout the county partner with leading musical instrument brands to offer thousands of free music lessons.

Life After is an album in equal parts about loss as well as a manual to moving on, stronger than before. The band in question, Palace, are set to visit Brighton later this year and below they explain the gestation and recording of their second album.
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The Malian multiple Grammy Award nominee Fatoumata Diawara will play a rare gig in Brighton, next month.
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From the front cover of Ian Dury's seminal debut album, New Boots and Panties, to 
headliner of the all-new Hastings Fat Tuesday Friday launch night, singer-songwriter Baxter Dury is certified pop royalty.
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The Big Moon have unveiled their darkly festive cover of Mykola Leontovych's holiday classic Carol Of The Bells. The band will be heading to Brighton, in both January and February 2020, in support of the single and new album, Walking Like We Do.

London four-piece The Jacques have preceded their visit to Brighton Green Door Store, next March, with new single I Never Want To Be Your Boyfriend.
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An iconic and influential figure with a career that spans almost forty years, Marc Almond has enjoyed a fresh renaissance in recent years. 

The London born, Brighton raised and BBC Sound 2019 nominated singer Grace Carter found through music the strength to speak out, to face down heartbreak and forge something transformative from the pain. 

British-Nigerian producer Feranmi Oguns aka Fez and Brighton based songwriter Megan Lara Mae have been announced as the winners of the inaugural Drake YolanDa – British Producer and Songwriter Prize. 
Credit Grace Phethean (Baxter PR)

The Love Supreme Jazz Festival will return to Glynde in East Sussex next summer with a programme that once again boasts some of the leading lights from the worlds of jazz, soul, pop and r&b.

Following the release of his seventh studio album Up On High, Vetiver is heading out to Brighton, next month. In something of a rarity, the upcoming date (part of a UK tour) will see Andy Cabic taking to the stage without the accompaniment of his backing band.

Lemon Jelly producer Fred Deakin's The Lasters is an ambitious new solo project inspired by classic concept albums like The Who's Quadrophenia and Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds.

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