Hootananny – hope and happiness

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Simone Richardson meets owner Sophia Yates and staff members at the Hootananny as it reopens for live music

Brixton is my barometer

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Music editor Dave Randall on a musical autobiography that begins with a tribute to Brixton and is a good read from...

Legacy & Hope – a concert by the Pegasus Opera Company

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Celebrate Black History Month with “Legacy & Hope” a concert by The Pegasus Opera Company. This free performance can be viewed at 7.30pm on Sunday...

On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

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Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians

Playing from the heart

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Simone Richardson heard saxophonist Tashomi Balfour playing outside Brixton Tube. She asked him about himself and his music

Safety first, then we must curb tech giants

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Dave Randall on the latest threat to music venues locally and nationally Brixton...

KT Tunstall to play Windmill Brixton fundraiser

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KT Tunstall is to play Brixton’s Windmill venue as part of the Passport: Back To Our Roots campaign, which...

Pop Brixton gets £24K grant from music venues rescue fund

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Pop Brixton and the Windmill, Brixton, are among the first 135 venues to receive emergency funding from...

Brixton artists keep the music coming

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Music editor Dave Randall says two new productions confirm continuing local creativity

Even my children loved it!

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Free live classical music combined with great soulful singing and hip-hop, all conducted by Matthew O’Keeffe, artistic director of the Brixton...

Brixton venues have a space for you

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Medya Gungor scans Brixton’s socially distanced scene The summer of 2020 may not have been the one we...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra tours housing estates

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The Brixton Chamber Orchestra kicks off a free open-air socially distanced tour of seven Lambeth housing estates...

Young, Gifted and Black – 50 years on and still inspiring

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It’s 50 years since Young, Gifted and Black peaked in the UK pop charts. Now Trojan Records is seeking content for...

BLM inspires another Youthsayers tune

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https://youtu.be/yahcz2rpj6A Following the release of their excellent version of Sam Cooke’s civil-rights movement classic A Change Is Gonna...

Windmill Brixton hosts thrash live-stream

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Chicago band Oozing Wound are live-streaming a full show from the The Windmill, Brixton, on Saturday 18...

Our music must be back as soon as it is safe

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Music editor Dave Randall on lockdown's effect on local music This weekend we...

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Brixton company’s films on ignorance, hate and hope

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https://youtu.be/ReTqT_32ay0 A young Brixton theatre company this week premiered One, a series of short films exploring race.

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