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Imelda May and music video cast in Brixton Market
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March 16, 2017, No comments

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 world. It will show the […]

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, No comments

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 fe ...

Pallab Sarker

Brixton inspires new single

March 7, 2017, No comments

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 ...

  • GALA Festival returns – lessons learned
    February 14, 2017, No comments

    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 […]

  • Claptone flyer
    What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December
    November 29, 2016, Comments Off on What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December

    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 limits on team size. For A Few Dollars […]

  • Laid Bare album launch Upstairs at the Ritzy
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on Laid Bare album launch Upstairs at the Ritzy

    This Wednesday, ‘Upstairs at the Ritzy’ is hosting an album launch for one of my favourite live music promotors in London. I have been to many Laid Bare Live events in a variety of South London’s finest music ven ...