Tag: Brixton music scene

Still singing along

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Helen McDonald is still singing, but for her being online is no substitute for the live gigs in Brixton. She misses the atmosphere at POP,...

Tootawl story of musical journey to vinyl

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Folk songwriter and singer Richard O’Gorman aka Tootawl’s journey from Cork to Streatham has been an unusual one. Along the way to performing in...

Brixton band Slovo release single as fundraiser for Brixton Soup Kitchen

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Brixton based band Slovo release the debut single from their forthcoming album this week. Entitled ‘State Of Mind’, the song is a message of...

Music, artists and venues under threat

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Since I last wrote about the impact of COVID-19 on Brixton’s music scene the government has at least offered some economic assurances to businesses...

Meet “Kat in De Hat” Brixton’s steel pans busker

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Walk by Brixton Tube and on almost any day and Mikey will be entertaining you on his steelpan. Simone Richardson dropped some cash into...

Young musicians of the year competition go back to school

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Two former winners of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Guy Johnston performed with Lambeth children at Ashmole Primary School.  Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is...

Music writers wanted for Brixton Blog and Bugle

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Do you love music? Do you frequent Brixton’s music venues, clubs and events? Fancy writing for the Brixton Bugle and Blog? If so contact...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet Soothsayers co-founder Robin Hopcraft

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…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

MC Brandy – nowhere like Brixton

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MC Brandy – Afro Chick – was born in Hackney, grew up in Leyton, with a Jamaican mum and a dad from St Vincent,...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet double bass player Lance Rose

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…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

Hootananny great atmosphere and a great mix of people

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Simone Richardson visits the Hootananny as it gears up for a busy holiday period Brixton’s Hootananny venue began life in the nineteenth century as the...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet Paul Brett singer and songwriter

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…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

“Brixton was a place where Alabama 3 could invent themselves”

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Dave Randall talks to Alabama 3 frontman Rob Spragg/Larry Love ahead of the band’s date at the Academy Brixton legends Alabama 3 will be performing their hugely...

Alex and the Wonderland celebrate song release at the Ritzy

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Brixton supporters of the live music are in for a treat this week. Local music artist and band Alex and the Wonderland are celebrating the...

Brixton Youth Open Mic events

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After the success of September’s festival event in Brockwell Park, Junior Open Mic is organising two more events for young performers: Brixton Youth Open Mic...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Tim Perry shares his favourite music

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…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...