Brighton has a long history of live music, acts such as The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Cream and Jimi Hendrix have all played there back in the day. ABBA also won the Eurovision with Waterloo at The Dome in 1974.
Some famous acts to have come from the city include Fatboy Slim, Bat For Lashes, The Rizzle Kicks and The Maccabees. There’s also loads of well known artists living in the city including Nick Cave, Adele, Tim Booth and countless other people. It’s not all rock starts either, there’s a great heritage of acting and classical music as well as loads of great up and coming artists.
This guide will help you find out more about some of Brighton and Hove’s gig venues and if you click on each image you can download our information guides which also explain more about accessibility.