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Jak Beula in Windrush Square
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December 14, 2016, No comments

A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton next year on 22 June, Windrush […]

Seraphina Upstairs at the Ritzy

Laid Bare album launches at Brixton’s Upstairs at the Ritzy

December 5, 2016, 1 Comment

I was privileged to be invited to the launch gig for Laid Bare’s first compilation album at one of my favourite Brixton venues, Upstairs at th ...

Claptone flyer

What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December

November 29, 2016, No comments

Tuesday 29 Upstairs at the Ritzy Hail a Taxi Driver and head for the Godfather of all quizzes. With questions from the world of film and no limit ...

Laid Bare album launch Upstairs at the Ritzy

November 28, 2016, No comments

This Wednesday, ‘Upstairs at the Ritzy’ is hosting an album launch for one of my favourite live music promotors in London. I have been t ...

  • Big Apple Brixton
    Return to the Roof … It’s Big Apple Brixton
    October 29, 2016, 3 Comments

    The next incarnation of the Popes Road rooftop, previously home to the South Pole Saloon and Brixton Beach Boulevard, is “Big Apple Brixton”. Once again you’re promised an “immersive production”. […]

  • Delores William with Mambo founder Gerry Lyseight
    Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!
    October 25, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!

    It’s 20 years since Brixton’s famous Mambo Inn closed its doors. Delores William takes a trip down memory with founder and DJ Gerry Lyseight. The Mambo, based at the Loughborough Hotel closed […]

  • Jumpin Jack Frost
    Oxjam is back in Brixton – great cause, much music, little money
    October 7, 2016, Comments Off on Oxjam is back in Brixton – great cause, much music, little money

    Now in its seventh year, Oxjam Brixton music festival is a multi-venue showcase of homegrown artists from across the music spectrum in support of Oxfam GB, the charity that has […]

  • Gary Newman live at Electric Brixton
    Is Brixton Electric? Gary Numan: Live Review Sunday 2 October 2016
    October 6, 2016, Comments Off on Is Brixton Electric? Gary Numan: Live Review Sunday 2 October 2016

    Synth legend brings his latest tour to a close at Electric Brixton, writes Richard Pearmain It seemed a fitting venue, name-wise at least, for Gary Numan to play. It was […]

  • Tulse Hill ward councillor Marcia Cameron welcomed the choir to the Jubilee Hall on the Tulse Hill estate
    Kenyan children help to launch Black History Month in Brixton
    October 2, 2016, Comments Off on Kenyan children help to launch Black History Month in Brixton

      Kicking off Black History Month in Lambeth, the Singing Children of Africa choir of 22 children aged 9-14 performed yesterday at the Jubilee Hall on the Tulse Hill Estate. […]

  • Mala
    Mala back in Brixton to mark 10 years of Deep Medi Musik
    September 20, 2016, Comments Off on Mala back in Brixton to mark 10 years of Deep Medi Musik

    Dubstep pioneer Mala will be celebrating 10 years and 100 releases from his Deep Medi Musik with a party at Electric Brixton on Saturday 1 October. Neuron will provide the […]