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Magic music and a Brixton Christmas

Whatever kind of music you love, Brixton uses it it to lift your spirits … Simone Richardson loves it all From its own chamber orchestra,...

Hootananny – hope and happiness

Simone Richardson meets owner Sophia Yates and staff members at the Hootananny as it reopens for live music The Hootananny on Effra Road, providing entertainment...

Brixton music venues get relief funds

Brixton’s Hootananny, with £250,000, is among 27 Lambeth institutions to receive a total of more than £5.5m of funding in the first round of...

Council cash aid for threatened venues

Hootananny in and Market House in Brixton are among the beneficiaries of Lambeth council’s fund to support local cultural organisations, including hospitality venues, hit...

Our music must be back as soon as it is safe

Music editor Dave Randall on lockdown's effect on local music This weekend we should have been kicking back with a pint of Chucklehead cider listening...

Brixton venues join national call to save grassroots music

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

Save the Hootananny crowdfunder appeal

The much loved Hootananny is the latest local venue to launch a crowd funder appeal. We urge all those who can to dig deep… www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-hootananny Their...

Essential lockdown beats

Medya Gungor recommends tracks to inspire your minds and get you groovin’ through isolation in May As Brixton enters its second month of official lockdown, it’s...

Brixton feast of collective music

Dave Randall looks forward to another month of magnificent music Another banging month for the Brixton music scene kicked off with what promised to be...

Music – the life blood of Brixton

We owe musicians, promoters, venue owners and their staff our gratitude and support, says Dave Randall Midwinter it may have been, but the start of...

Hootananny great atmosphere and a great mix of people

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...

Celebration not toleration

Dave Randall meets Eliane Correa, a committed and uncompromising musician who uses music to talk about the state of the world The pianist, composer and...

Reggae history and British pioneers Black Slate

After last week's live performance at Hootananny and as Black History Month gets under way, Anthony Brightly, co-founder and keyboardist of British reggae pioneers Black Slate, talked...

Sad times for music lovers but plenty to celebrate

The way to pay tribute to that which is past is to celebrate and support what we still have, says Dave Randall, bidding farewell...

Brixton Book Jam is back

  Brixton BookJam with be returning on Monday 6 May to the Hootananny with a smashing new line-up. The BookJam is a free quarterly literary...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Helen McDonald shares her musical faves

…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...

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