Brighton Festival 2018Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

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Mon 7 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Soul/funk collective with a spectacular seven piece band

Deerhoof + Stargaze

Wed 9 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Revered rockers Deerhoof are joined by Stargaze

This is the Kit & Stargaze

Thu 10 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

This is the Kit joins forces with orchestral collective Stargaze

Problem In Brighton

Thu 10 - Sat 12 May
The Old Market

Alt-rock/pop pantomime starring Pauline Knowles and Stephan Kreiss

John Surman

Thu 10 May
St George's Church

British saxophonist joined by Norwegian pianist, Vigleik Storaas

Joep Beving

Fri 11 May
St George's Church

The story of Dutch pianist Joep Beving is truly a remarkable one...

Played Twice: Miles Davis Kind of Blue

Sat 12 May
St George's Church

Hear Miles Davis' Kind of Blue reinterpreted by a live band

Electric Miles: Miles Davis through the ‘70s

Sat 12 May
St George's Church

A special evening event celebrating Davis’ pioneering jazz fusion

Amanda Palmer

Sun 13 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Half of cult-favourite punk-cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls and alt-rock icon

The Arms of Sleep

Fri 11 - Sun 13 May
Firle Riding School

A magical overnight experience in the grounds of Firle Place

The Last Poets

Tue 15 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

An electrifying celebration of 50 years of powerful words and music

Xylouris White

Thu 17 May
St George's Church

Combining free-jazz, avant-rock and ages-old Greek folk traditions


Fri 18 May
St George's Church

This Dublin four-piece bring traditional song to a new generation


Sat 19 May
St George's Church

Don’t miss one of South Africa’s brightest stars...

Kronos Quartet with Sam Green and Trio da Kali

Sun 20 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

A double dose of Kronos Quartet; looking to their past with a live cinema..

A Change is Gonna Come

Tue 22 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

A concert of interpretations of iconic songs from the Civil Rights movement

The Wave Epoch

Thu 24 May
Brighthelm Centre

Artists and muscians imagine what culture will be like in 2000 years

Les Amazones d’Afrique

Thu 24 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

West Africa’s 1st all-female group has formed in the fight against violence

Malcolm Middleton + Iain Shaw

Thu 24 May
St George's Church

Malcolm Middleton will preview new songs and revisit older work

Brownton Abbey

Fri 25 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

A new Afro-futurist collective that will take you to church!