YAK – album launch photoset

We're mighty glad we made the trip to Bexill last night for the YAK album launch at De La Warr Pavillion. https://open.spotify.com/album/5l5iDl9P4JlRXUavefEhuB?si=LNkeawJaTqG80YRgC_5s5g The upstairs bar is coming into its own as the nights set in that bit later, and the crashing waves just visible in the...

The many faces of Samantics

He's unashamedly open about his depression - but one thing's for certain, Sam 'Samantics' Walker is far from depressing. Far from it. Although many of his songs are fuelled by mental health issues Sam has a keen eye for detail and delivers situationist comedy lines in...

Original Sex Pistol, Glen Matlock, to headline Fat Tuesday 2019

Hastings Fat Tuesday celebrates its 10th anniversary in spectacular style with headline act Glen Matlock. The original bassist and songwriter with the Sex Pistols will be performing at The London Trader, The Albion and The Carlisle on March 5. Glen Matlock  forever changed rock 'n' roll...

Stereo MCs photoset – THE CRYPT

Well - that was AMAZING to say the least... a very special gig down at The Crypt... lets's have more of these please guys! Stereo MCs in full effect...

CONNECTED – Stereo MCs live VIDEO at The Crypt, Hastings

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What a stunning way for The Crypt to burst back into life... Stereo MCs rocked the joint and we were right down the front in the middle of the action...

A Saturday night of two halves – from Arkansas Dave in The Stag to three great bands at Crowley’s

If Hastings has a problem it's the happy fact there's way too much choice some evenings - and last night was no exception, calling for an early departure from one great show at The Stag to catch the opening act over at Crowley's. Arkansas Dave...

Tom Williams – live at The Printworks, Hastings

With every ticket sold and every place filled, last night's show by Tom Williams at The Printworks was a fitting complement to a musician who is rapidly finding favour on the national stage with regular BBC Radio 2 and BBC6Music airplay. Catch him next at...

Hastings Fat Tuesday’s extravagant and opulent Mardi Gras Ball again channels the carnival spirit of New Orleans!

It's once again time to think about embracing the spirit of New Orleans, add a touch of Venetian splendor, and get down with DJ Muva Funker. The Grand Ball will be held at St Mary In the Castle, on Saturday 2 March - starting at...

Pink Narcissus and The Kiffs – setting Crowley’s on fire

There's stil a lot of people who haven't rediscovered one of Hastings coolest live venues - Crowley's. And that's their loss... The old Flairz brand is now (gladly) a fading memory - and in it's place the town has gained a brilliantly proportioned gig space...

The Crypt is back on the live Hastings music scene – and it rocks

For those who remember The Crypt at it's sweaty peak last night was a very special event. There will be thousands of people with long-lasting memories of seeing some of the biggest names in British music pass through this vaulted space over the years on...