Category: Review

Live music, entertainment, and events in Hastings

republica at the crypt

Republica at The Crypt – live

The rule of thumb in live music is that once a venue is gone, it’s gone forever. Sometimes the names get recycled, such as The Cavern and The Marquee, but,…
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James Morrison

James Morrison – live in Bexhill (photos)

James Morrison held the crowd enraptured with his passionate and soulful voice… Photos by

Ward Thomas and Wandering Hearts (photos)

Ward Thomas chose to launch their ‘Restless Minds’ tour from the stage of the De La Warr Pavilion, and if this polished performance is anything to go by audiences are…
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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…
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Christmas started here – with the Strummerville Xmas party

It may have run a little late – but who cares! When Blackmarket VIP is in full swing it’s no time to go racing off home early. The Strummerville festive…
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Beaujolais night at The Brass Monkey – ‘fresh and fruity’

Well it seems everyone enjoyed themselves at The Brass Monkey on Thursday night as every bottle of this year’s Beaujolais stock was cleared from the shelves behind the bar! The…
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The Belles – you can’t spot the join between covers and originals

For their first gig in Hastings The Belles pulled off a blinder, playing to a packed-out Albion whilst up against stiff competition from other acts around the town. And they…
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Photos: Levellers and Gaz Brookfield, Bexhill

They are no strangers to this part of the world, but Sunday’s show by The Levellers was a special treat for the full-house who came along to watch a band…
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Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2018

It’s safe to say that this is one fringe with real benefits… principle amongst which are (1) it’s in Hastings (2) it’s 99% free entry and (3) the quality of…
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Doozer McDooze

Doozer McDooze – trust The Jenny to come up with the goods again…

Trust us – when the Jenny Lind books an act you can rest assured it’s going to be a good’un. Doozer McDooze was no exception. His empassioned and stomping alt-folk…
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