1 Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound

Komedia, Gardner Street, Brighton, Friday, November 20

AS the temperatures drop the sounds of tropical Jamaica are coming to Brighton.

This is arguably the biggest of the week as Sir Coxsone founders Lloydie Coxsone and Festus celebrate the half-century of one of the first soundsystems to play reggae in London’s West End, having taken its name from one of Jamaica’s biggest soundsystems.

11pm, £5. Call 0845 2938480.

2 Fozzy’s Big Night Out

Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Saturday, November 21

THE uptempo genre which begat reggae, ska, is celebrated with a live extravaganza featuring Top Cats, Meow Meows, The Two Tones and a DJ set from Top Cats Natty Bo, Little Will and Large Slice.

11pm, £12. Call 01273 673311.

3 Soulful Strut

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches, Brighton, Saturday, November 21

THERE’S more uplifting vibes from DJ Russ Dewbury, whose live guests this month include Claire Wootton and Liam Finn.

11pm to 4am, free. Visit www.thegreendoorstore.co.uk/

4 Wired

Brighton Coalition, King’s Road Arches, Brighton, Saturday, November 21

WIRED marks its fifth anniversary with guest headliner Hot Creations’ Alexis Raphael with Enzo Siffredi, Xavier Montrier and Juan Baiz and Ricky Kay.

11pm, £5 before midnight, £8 after. Visit www.coalitionbrighton.com/

5 Dubmatix

Komedia, Gardner Street, Brighton, Tuesday, November 24

CANADIAN producer Dubmatix makes his Brighton debut courtesy of the Jellyfunk Allstars crew with an intimate DJ set mixing dub, bass and reggae sounds.

7.30pm, £8. Call 0845 2938480.