Brighton Festival 2016Counting down to our 50th
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Tindersticks

Sun 8 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Performing new album The Waiting Room to a backdrop of short films

Music for Dogs

Tue 10 May
Brighton Open Air Theatre

A 20-minute piece, specifically designed for the canine ear

New Blood: 130701

Tue 10 May
The Spire, St Mark’s Chapel

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the pioneering label 130701

Lou Reed Drones

Fri 13 - Tue 17 May
The Spire, St Mark’s Chapel

Feedback loops from his guitars and amps create an emotional experience

African Dance Party

Fri 13 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

Contemporary Africa with Sharp Dress and Sounds – Come to Dance!

Song Conversation

Tue 17 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Our Guest Director Laurie Anderson is joined by fellow musician-composers

Duke Garwood

Wed 18 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

The veteran blues-rock man in a headline performance

Phronesis

Thu 19 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

Catchy hooks, complex changes, crackling rhythms and tight-knit grooves

Fuga Perpetua

Fri 20 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

The more we read and hear about refugees, the less it seems that we understand…

Hacienda Classical

Fri 20 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Taking the euphoria of the legendary club nights to a whole new level

Laura Mvula

Mon 23 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

One of the most distinctive musical talents to come out of the UK

Moments of Weightlessness

Tue 24 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Pianist, inventor and performer Sarah Nicolls returns with a solo show

Beth Orton

Fri 27 - Sat 28 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Beth Orton returns to the UK for two shows at Brighton Festival

Catapluf’s Musical Journey

Sat 28 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Catapluf just can’t stay away after last year’s sell-out success!

Catapluf’s Musical Journey - Touch tour

Sat 28 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

For visually impaired patrons to access the stage and set before an even

Floating Points Live

Sun 29 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Dance music trailblazer Sam Shepherd performs with a full live band