Where better than Brixton to dance away winter blues

Late autumn is always a busy time in the live music calendar and November in Brixton looks particularly bountiful. Connoisseurs of quality hip hop should...

Gala weekend for Grove Adventure Playground

Grove Adventure Playground in Loughborough Junction opened its doors for a Gala Benefit last weekend (end October) and put on a night to remember for...

Alabama 3’s Larry Love on Brixton, Brexit and beer

Brixton is becoming a home for creative opposition to Brexit. Alabama 3's Larry Love is planning to write a theme tune for Clarkshaw Brewery’s Brexit-bashing...

Musical feast with reggae legend Macka B at Brixton Jamm

In this season of harvest festivals it feels fitting to join reggae legend and internet sensation Macka B for an Ital musical feast. Macka...

Two autumn gigs not to be missed

Brockwell Community Greenhouses will host traditional music from the Balkans and chamber music based on Appalachian folk this autumn. On Sunday 16 September, Raka, whose...

Rock Against Racism 40 years on – an echo that must...

  Forty years ago this month the biggest party ever held in Brockwell Park took place under the banner Rock Against Racism. On 24 September...

Club 414 to host Mosaic Clubhouse fundraiser

Many top musicians, poets and DJs are signed up for an event to raise funds for and awareness of Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse. Organised by Bryan...

Young performers to play Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park is to host another music festival in September. But don’t reach for your lawyer … The Junior Open Mic Micro Festival will be...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

  The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brixton Chamber...

Pegasus choir to perform in Brixton library

  The community choir of Brixton’s Pegasus opera company, who opened the Windrush 70 celebration in Windrush Square, will be performing at Brixton Library on...

Festival flamingos flock to Brixton

Organisers of the Neverworld Festival this morning (19 July) filled Windrush Square with flamingos, saying: “Festivals are full of life-changing experiences and Neverworld want...

Trump up the volume

Dave Randall on music to greet President Trump It’s not only football and the weather that has heated up in recent weeks, but political protest...

Don Letts on 50 years of Trojan Records

Trojan Records is 50 years old this month. Brixton’s Turtle Bay and its sister restaurants have marked the occasion by working with music legend Don...

Summer gigs in the greenhouses

Brockwell Park’s Community Greenhouses will be doing more than growing things as, we hope, the sun shines. They will host gigs and a special...

Brixton market’s Agile Rabbit music breeds success

Abstract improvised music in a corridor of a market? Will it catch on? Yes it did. Agile Experiments, who have been performing outside Brixton Village’s...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

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