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...

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...

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...

Flashback to New Year’s Eve

We've just been rumaging through our photos from New Year's Eve and we reckon we had a great time of it! Kicking off the night at The Albion with Sam Wills and Helen Sharp and the Soulshine Band we loved the cocktails and got straight...

12-Night Revels – a fun-packed double-header at The Jenny and The Albion

The latest addition to Hastings' annual calendar of festivities is the 12th-Night Revels. This year things kicked off at The Jenny Lind with a blasting set from 40 Shillings on the Drum - a folk-rock act from just down the coast who have been likened...

Sam Calver and Friends – photos

The De La Warr Pavillion had a seriously festive feel as the annual Sam Calver roadshow came to town... Here's our photos from the night (thanks as ever to Sara Bowrey):  

Down at The Frat Cave with Cee Bee Beaumont

Two guitars and drumkit - that's all it takes... Here's how Ceee Bee Beaumont looked down at The Frat Cave this Sunday...

The Haystingers at The Lord Nelson

Starting their set with the world's shortest ever Christmas 'hit' (we timed it in nanoseconds), The Haystingers brought that Hillbilly-Boogie they do so well to the Lord Nelson last night. Accomplished and original - but instantly familiar - this is a band who you simply...

Skinny Lister – doing their thing in that-there London

You can take the band out of Hastings, but you can't take Hastings out of the band. And Skinny Lister are no exception - taking no prisoners as they set The Garage in Islington on fire last night with a set that would have seen...