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Rufus Wainwright plays Brighton in 2010. Credit Mike Burnell

Tickets on sale tomorrow for the return of Rufus

Shaun Ryder frontman of The Happy Mondays who are headlining The Big Kahuna Festival

Party in a forest clearing this August bank holiday with the Big Kahuna

Kimya Dawson plays Patterns in April 2016

Three top gigs to get in the diary over the next few months

Blitzen Trapper Credit Jason Quigley

Seven gigs not to miss in Sussex this week

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Hear the music of the galaxies courtesy of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra this weekend

The Fiction Aisle on stage.

Meet Thomas White's brand new ten-piece project The Fiction Aisle at Brighton Noise Number Three

Steve Mason - Photo Credit Brian David Stevens

Steve Mason on his new Brighton home and reconnection with humanity

The Curst Sons On The Radar February 2016

On The Radar #104 The Curst Sons


On The Radar #103 Jolé

Massive Attack

Eight gigs not to miss this week

Anne-Marie at The Haunt January 2016

Rudimental's Anne-Marie showcases her forthcoming solo album at The Haunt

Jason Derulo at Brighton Centre

Quadruple chart topper Jason Derulo comes to the Brighton Centre

Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with violin player Matthew Trusler for its first 2016 concert.

Air Waves at Prince Albert Brighton

New York singer-songwriter Air Waves introduces her second album at the Prince Albert

Todd Edwards special guest of the Red Bull Music Academy at Royal Pavilion Brighton

Get a taste of the Red Bull Music Academy in Brighton from Lunice and Todd Edwards

Chris Helme at Ropetackle Arts Centre Shoreham

Former Seahorse Chris Helme plays an intimate show at Shoreham's Ropetackle Arts Centre

Songhoy Blues play The Great Escape

The next 100 acts are announced for Great Escape 2016

Billy Bibby at Prince Albert Brighton in February

Seven more Brighton gigs to get in the diary for 2016

Hinds at Patterns Brighton February 2016. Credit Elizabeth Weinberg

On the road with Hinds ahead of their February Brighton show

The Wainwright sisters Martha (left) and Lucy at Komedia in January (53049376)

The Wainwright Sisters share their family memories at Komedia

Steven Wilson at Brighton Dome Concert Hall January 2016. Credit Lasse Hoile

Guitar hero Steven Wilson on bare feet, Bowie and the future of Porcupine Tree.

Roam pop punk band from Eastbourne (53045235)

Eastbourne's pop punks ROAM come home for an HMV signing in Churchill Square

Mi'das aka Mike Davies

On The Radar #102 Mi'das

Angaleena Presley at The Con Club, Lewes

Nine Sussex gigs not to miss this week

Nahko Bear. Credit C. Taylor Crothers

Nahko and Medicine For The People on their unlikely road to success

The Shining Stars On The Radar January 2016

On The Radar #101 The Shining Stars

Black Honey. Credit Charlotte Patmore

Which Brighton-based acts might break through in 2016?

Kula Shaker

Kula Shaker return 20 years on from multi-million selling debut album K

Dua Lipa who plays The Hope And Ruin next weekend

Brighton debut for BBC Sound Of 2016 longlisted Dua Lipa

Hayley Ross

On The Radar #100 Hayley Ross

Actually Gay Men's Chorus

An onstage menagerie with Actually Gay Men's Chorus and London Gay Symphony Orchestra

Pianist Phillip Sears who plays the Concert For A Winter's Afternoon in Haywards Heath

Musicians raise cash for children's charities on Saturday

Sgt Pepper's Dart Board Band at Ropetackle Shoreham in January

Beatles tribute band returns for a one-off Shoreham show

Blood Red Shoes play Resident in Kensington Gardens. Steve Ansell pictured right. Credit Mike Burnell

Help celebrate Green Door Store's fifth birthday tonight

Kiran Leonard at Prince Albert, Brighton this week

Eight gigs not to miss this week

Ben Caplan

Hirsute Canadian singer-songwriter Ben Caplan plays an intimate show at the Green Door Store

Railway-loving folk punks Blyth Power who play in aid of Bring Back British Rail on Sunday

Cult folk-punks Blyth Power play in support of rail renationalisation under Brighton Station

Bruce Foxton and From The Jam return to Concorde 2 for two shows.

Ten unmissable Sussex gigs over the next fortnight

Mind-reading Space Lasers

On The Radar #99 Mind-Reading Space Lasers

The Bootleg Beatles at Brighton Centre

Bootleg Beatles explore the Fab Four's back catalogue at Brighton Centre

Shonen Knife

The Osaka Ramones - Shonen Knife - celebrate their 35th anniversary with a Brighton show next year

Friend to Prince and Grammy award nominee Lianne La Havas plays Bexhill next year

The Sessions stage set as will be seen in the Brighton Centre.

First glimpse at a new show inspired by The Beatles' legendary Abbey Road recording sessions

Ash (Tim Wheeler centre). Credit Alex Lake

Kablammo! Ash's Tim Wheeler on returning to recording albums and his most personal record to date


On The Radar #98 Oktoba

Chris T-T host of the Midnight Campfire

Gather around the Midnight Campfire for a Christmas special at The Brunswick

Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby brings a South Yorkshire sing to Brighton Dome

Stereophonics at Brighton Centre December 2015. Credit Hans-Peter van Velthoven

Nine gigs not to miss in Sussex this week

The Ramonas who play Prince Albert on Thursday

Relive the CBGBs days with the UK's all-female tribute to The Ramones

Caro Emerald at Brighton Centre December 2015

Nine shows not to miss across Sussex this week


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