GALA 2021: a weekend to remember

Medya Gungor celebrates the return of unrestricted festivals Falling just over a week after all restrictions in England had officially been lifted, there wasn’t a...

Something old, something new, for the local jazz scene

A new “after work” jazz club featuring DJs playing cutting edge music kicks off tonight (29 July) at Jamm on Brixton Road, with street...

Let The Brixton Chamber Orchestra put a smile on your face

https://youtu.be/nTIxA5fV6aI Smiling faces, delicious food and glorious live music ranging from grime to Bartók, via Riverdance and disco – ALL FOR FREE! It must be...

Brockwell Park festivals offer slots to young Lambeth musicians

Two Brockwell Park festivals are offering aspiring musicians the chance to be on their line-ups this summer. Mighty Hoopla and Cross The Tracks have...

Skunk Anansie To Play 25th Anniversary Show At Brixton Academy in...

Skunk Anansie have announced the rescheduled dates for their 25th anniversary tour, including a homecoming show at Brixton Academy in March 2022. The alt-rockers celebrated...

Music, politics and Brixton – an unbeatable combination at The Ritzy

Now showing at the Ritzy is Summer of Soul, a documentary set in Harlem, New York, but with great relevance for Brixton. Simone Richardson went...

Meet BMC Radio – A Brixton based community radio show

Brixton Music Community Radio is a community radio station that was started over lockdown.  The radio was set up by a group of local DJs,...

black midi to play EFG London Jazz Festival

black midi will play the Southbank Centre this autumn as part of a collaboration between the EFG London Jazz Festival and Pitchfork Music Festival. The...

First Brixton Performs Festival to host top comics

The first Brixton Performs Festival on 28 July will see venues all over Brixton host live South London comedy and music. The Brixton Business Improvement...

New release from Brixton band Slovo

Brixton-based band Slovo have release the single The Only Way, taken from their latest album Bread & Butterflies. The video was filmed at the Old Police Station...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera Company at the Royal Opera House

Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will launch its live performance season this year with a two-night concert at London’s Royal Opera House in its Linbury...

‘This is what I’ve dreamed of’ says Brixton Voices winner

Local rapper DeeCien has been chosen as the overall winner of Brixton Voices competition. Jessica Whitham spoke with him on his mixed feelings about...

Small Axe soundtrack release for Record Store Day

Dave Randall previews the release – on Record Store Day – of the soundtrack to the Small Axe TV series One of the most important...

Magical! Hoots Speakeasy sees return of indoor live music

Hootananny Brixton welcomed guests back inside last Saturday with a comeback featuring a powerful all-female line-up, Medya Gungor reports As last week marked a significant...

What’s Going On – a new mural of Marvin for Brixton

The stunning street murals of London artist Dreph have been enjoyed by the people of Brixton for some time. It is his 20-foot-high portrait of...

Finalists announced for Brixton Voices competition

The Brixton Voices competition has announced the performers who will take part in its live-streamed final tomorrow (Thursday 20 May). The project was created to celebrate the...

MUSIC

World premiere at Brixton’s San Mei gallery

The wonderful San Mei Gallery on Loughborough Road will host an exciting sound event on Friday 22 October. It is presented by Tangram – a movement...

CULTURE

Kimathi Donkor – new show in Brixton’s Tate Library

Kimathi Donkor is an internationally recognised and celebrated contemporary artist whose work is diverse in terms of subject, media and technique. The Notebook series...