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Alexis Kings band performs at Upstairs at the Ritzy
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May 22, 2017, No comments

I went along to one of my favourite Brixton music venues, Upstairs at the Ritzy on Saturday (20 May), to preview some of the bands that will be playing at […]

Jamm today: still nothing like Omar

April 7, 2017, No comments

Saturday 8 April, Brixton Jamm sees neo-soul legend Omar take centre stage with a live acoustic show of old and new songs from his vast repertoire. ...

Imelda May and music video cast in Brixton Market

Brixton market hosts music video

March 16, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton market hosts music video

Singer Imelda May came to Brixton yesterday to record the video for her single Should Have Been You, inspired by recent women’s marches across the w ...

Joe Harriott album cover

Black British music exhibition at Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives

March 16, 2017, 1 Comment

An exhibition opening next month at the Black Cultural archives in Brixton will celebrate pioneering Black British musicians, fans and promoters and t ...

  • REVIEW: The xx Night & Day Festival
    March 13, 2017, Comments Off on REVIEW: The xx Night & Day Festival

    Brixton Blog correspondent Mark Muldoon stopped by the Academy three times last week to assess the impact of the band’s mammoth eight-day Brixton festival So you’ll have perhaps noticed that […]

  • Pallab Sarker
    Brixton inspires new single
    March 7, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton inspires new single

    Singer-songwriter Pallab Sarker says Brixton’s music and arts scene inspired him to record and release his first-ever single, Morning in Brixton. He says the ballad from his debut album, Grey […]

  • GALA Festival returns – lessons learned
    February 14, 2017, Comments Off on GALA Festival returns – lessons learned

    GALA Festival 2016 was an ambitious attempt to create a completely independent music, food and drink festival in Brockwell Park. But not everything went to plan and the organisers Jonny […]

  • Jak Beula in Windrush Square
    Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women
    December 14, 2016, Comments Off on Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

    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 […]