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...

Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

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The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation...

Album of the week: Bread & Butterflies by Slovo

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear …

Top choir donates song to community fund

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The London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) has donated a song to help raise funds to organise memorial...

Brixton venues join national call to save grassroots music

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Three local venues – Windmill Brixton, The Hootananny and Off The Cuff – are among more than 550 demanding that the government acts to...

Album of the week: Rapture by Koffee

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear …

A Windrush Top Ten

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Brixton’s Champion Agency, which created the theme for today’s Windrush Day celebration, has also put together a Windrush Top 10.

Plaque to mark 40 years since Bob Marley’s last London appearance

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Forty years ago this month, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their largest UK concert in South London as part of the 1980 “Uprising”...

Album of the week: Funky Kingston by Toots and...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … Funky...

Raves in a time of Coronavirus

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The future of the UK’s underground music scene is a vital issue for Brixton. Medya Gungor considers what lies ahead, speaking with event organisers...

Album of the week: Old Wow by Sam Lee

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear …

Brixton teenagers create anthem for freedom on mobiles

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Brixton teenagers Youthsayers have used their phones during lockdown to record a version of Sam Cooke's civil rights era anthem A Change Is Gonna...

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Brixton music hall history – can you help?

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The wonderful Loughborough Road Histories website is involved in a project, already generating enthusiasm, to research Brixton’s...

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