Saturday 17th February

Terry Seabrook & Oz Dechaine

Queen Victoria,


2-5pm Free [R]


Gypsy Swing at Paris House

The Paris House, Brighton

4-7pm Free [R]


Sunday 18th February

Raul D’Oliviera (Tp, Perc & Voc) + Terry Seabrook (piano)

The Depot Cinema Café, Lewes

11am -1pm Free with brunch or coffee


Savannah/Assorted Nuts

The Six Bells, Chiddingly

1-3pm Free [R]


Tina May

The Studio, The Hawth, Crawley

3pm £15


Dave Williams Quartet

The Paris House, Brighton

6pm – 8pm Free


Lawrence Jones All Stars

Lion & Lobster, Brighton

8-10pm Free [R] 


Sunday Night Jazz

The Hand In Hand, Brighton

8:30pm Free [R]


Monday 19th February

Mike Piggott Trio

The Paris House, Brighton

2-5pm Free [R]


Chris Coull (trumpet)

The Paris House, Brighton

8-10pm Free


Sara Oschlag (vocals), Dan Sheppard (bass), Terry Seabrook (piano) & Darren Beckett (drums)

The Snowdrop, Lewes

8pm Free [R]


New Orleans Night: Way Down Yonder

With Gabriel Garrick (trumpet, sousaphone, voice) and friends

The Verdict, Brighton

8:30pm Free


Jazz Jam

The Bee’s Mouth, Hove

9pm Free [R]


Tuesday 20th February

The Brunswick Jazz Jam hosted by Paul Richards

The Brunswick, Hove

8:30pm Free [R]


Janet Penfold Quartet

Hare & Hounds, Worthing

8:30pm Free (c)


Wednesday 21st February

Lou Beckerman (vocals) & Paul Richards (guitar)

The Independent, Hanover, Brighton

8pm Free [R]


Sam Carelse (vocals)

The Paris House, Brighton

8-10pm Free


Liane Carroll

Porters Wine Bar, Hastings

9pm Free [R]


Thursday 22nd February

Lawrence Jones

La Fourchette, Hove

7:30pm Free [R] 


Pollito Boogaloo

(World Music Night: Colombian trio)

The Paris House, Brighton

8-10pm Free


Karen Sharp Quartet

(with Nikki Iles, Dave Green and Steve Brown)

Smalls @ The Verdict, Brighton

8pm £15


Andy Drudy (guitar) & Neal Richardson Trio

The Master Mariner, Brighton Marina

8:30pm Free [R] 


Friday 23rd February

Imogen Ryall Quartet

with Tim Wells (piano), James Osler (guitar) and George Berrills (bass)

The Garden Bar, Hove

7pm Free


Vasilis Xenopoulos

Pavilion Cafe Bar, Worthing

8pm (doors 7pm)

Jazz Cafe + Meaty Deli Board £19.00; Jazz Cafe + Veggie Deli Board £19.00; Jazz Cafe £9.00


Alexandra Ridout Quintet

(New Generation Jazz)

The Verdict, Brighton

8:30pm £10/5


Saturday 24th February

Paul Richards Duo

Queen Victoria,


2-5pm Free [R]


Gypsy Swing at Paris House

The Paris House, Brighton

4-7pm Free [R]


Lawrence Jones

The Round Georges, Brighton

8:30pm Free


Sunday 25th February

Jazz Brunch feat. Jazzmin

Exeter Hall, Brighton

11am – 1pm £5 (incl. tea/coffee & croissant)


Savannah/Assorted Nuts

The Six Bells, Chiddingly

1-3pm Free [R]


Lawrence Jones All Stars

Lion & Lobster, Brighton

8-10pm Free [R] 


Sunday Night Jazz

The Hand In Hand, Brighton

8:30pm Free [R]


Monday 26th February

Nils Solberg-Mick Hamer Trio

The Paris House, Brighton

2-5pm Free [R]


Oli Howe (piano)

The Paris House, Brighton

8-10pm Free


Chris Coull (trumpet), Elis Davies (guitar), Terry Seabrook (organ), Javier Forero (drums)

The Snowdrop, Lewes

8pm Free [R]


New Orleans Night: Hat & Slippers Band

With Geoff Sheridan  (trumpet) Harry Collett (trombone) Sam Salter (clarinet) Ben Mack (guitar) Tom Bailey (violin)

The Verdict, Brighton

8:30pm Free


Jazz Jam

The Bee’s Mouth, Hove

9pm Free [R]


Tuesday 27th February

Jenny Green & Sam Walker (sax/flute)

Dorset Arms, East Grinstead

8pm £8/£5


The Brunswick Jazz Jam hosted by Paul Richards

The Brunswick, Hove

8:30pm Free [R]


Tribute to John Greenwood, founder of jazz at The Hare & Hounds

(Featuring Dave Quincy, Terry Seabrook, Andy Williams, Jason Henson, Godfrey Sheppard and Malcolm Mortimore)

Hare & Hounds, Worthing

8:30pm Free (c)


Wednesday 28th February

Zara McFarlane

The Komedia, Brighton

7:30pm £13.75


George Trebar & Neal Richardson

The Bull Inn, Battle

7:30pm Free to diners.


Joe Stilgoe

Fisherman’s Club, Eastbourne.

8pm £10


Sam Carelse (vocals) & Jason Henson (guitar)

The Independent, Hanover, Brighton

8pm Free [R] 


Paul Richards (guitar)

The Paris House, Brighton

8-10pm Free


Liane Carroll

Porters Wine Bar, Hastings

9pm Free [R]





Further Afield

Watermill Jazz Club, Dorking


6th Feb. Yazz Ahmed 

13th Feb. Art Themen 

20th Feb. Clark Tracey Big Band 

27th Feb. Geoff Simkins/Nikki Iles/Dave Green


Portsmouth Jazz

Feb. 19th: Fletches Brew

March 19th: Phil Phillips Quintet


Southampton Jazz Club

Tues. 20th February:  Hirst/Deppa Quintet

Tues. 20th March:  Jim Mullen Organ Trio


Turner Sims, Southampton

Christine Tobin: Pelt Thursday 1st February, 8pm £20/£10 



On The Horizon

Jazz Hastings


6th March John Etheridge Trio

10th April Alexandra Ridout

1st May Martin Speake Quartet feat. Ethan Iverson

5th June Theo Travis Double Talk


The Hawth, Crawley

Sun. 25th March Jo Fooks & Ted Beament

Sun. 8th April Elaine Delmar


Smalls @ The Verdict

8th March Pete Neighbour Quartet

22nd March Jamie Brownfield/Liam Byrne Quintet

12th April Alan Barnes/Trevor Whiting

26th April Jo Fooks/Al Nicolls

30th May Rossano Sportiello/Dave Green/Steve Brown


Brighton & Hove U3A @ The Verdict

Tuesdays 11am £5

3rd April: Jo Kimber & Mick Hamer

5th June: The Jane Tuff Group


Chichester Jazz Club

9th March Chris Biscoe/Allison Neale Quintet


Splash Point Brighton


1st March:   Mark Cherrie (steel pan)

8th March:   Roberto Manzini (sax)

15th March: Tim Wade (trombone)

22nd March: Sara Oschlag (vocals)

29th March:  Matt Chandler (guitar)




Venue List

All Saints Church, The Drive (corner of Eaton Road), Hove BN3 3QE

Bacall’s Bar, Rialto Theatre, 11 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 3FE

Bannatyne Spa Hotel, Battle Road, Hastings TN38 8EA

Barney’s Cafe/Bar, 46-56 Portland Rd., Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1QN 

Boutique, 2 Boyces Street (off West Street), Brighton BN1 1AN 

Brighton Railway Club, 4 Belmont, Brighton BN1 3TF

Casablanca Jazz Club, 3 Middle St., Brighton BN1 1AL 

Chapter 12 Wine Bar, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 1BJ 

Charles Dickens, Heene Road, Worthing, BN11 3RG 

Chichester Jazz Club, Pallant Suite, 7 South Pallant, Chichester PO19 1SY

Chichester Cinema at New Park, New Park Road, Chichester PO19 7XY

Coach and Horses, Arundel Road, Worthing BN13 3UA

Craft Beer Pub, 22-23 Upper North St., Brighton BN1 3FG

Crown & Anchor, 15-16 Marine Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3DX 

Depot, Pinwell Rd., Lewes BN7 2JS

Dorset Arms,58 High St. East Grinstead RH19 3DE

Exeter Street Hall, 16-17 Exeter Street, Brighton BN1 5PG

Forest Row Jazz Club, The Forest Row Social Club, End of Station Rd, Forest Row, RH18 5DW

Friends Meeting House, Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AF

Hand In Hand, 33 Upper St. James’s St., Brighton BN2 1JN

Hove Cricket Ground (Boundary Rooms), Eaton Rd, Hove BN3 3AN 

Jazz Hastings, The East Hastings Sea Angling Association, The Stade, Hastings TN34 3FJ

Knoyle Hall (next to St. John’s Church), 1 Knoyle Road, Brighton BN1 6RB

La Fourchette, 6 Queen’s Place, Hove BN3 2LT

La Havana Jazz Club, 3 Little London, Chichester PO19 1PH

Leaf Hall, 51 Seaside, Eastbourne, BN22 7NB

Lion & Lobster, 24 Sillwood St., Brighton BN1 2PS

Mamma Putts, Kings Road, St. Leonards-on-sea

Martha Gunn, 100 Upper Lewes Rd, Brighton BN2 3FE

Martlets Hospice, Wayfield Avenue, Hove, BN3 7LW

Morleys, 42 High Street, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9RG 

Patcham Community Centre, Ladies Mile Road, Brighton BN1 8TA 

PavAve Tennis Club, 19 The Droveway, Hove BN3 6LF

Pavilion Cafe, Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3BS 

Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PX 

Players Theatre, 147 High St., Hurstpierpoint BN6 9PU

Porters Wine Bar, 56 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EN

Queen Victoria, 54 High Street, Rottingdean BN2 7HF

Ravenswood Inn, Horsted Lane, Sharpthorne RH19 4HY

Robertsbridge Jazz Club, Village Hall, Station Rd., Robertsbridge TN32 5DG

St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ann Street (off London Road), Brighton BN1 4GP 

St. George’s Church, St. George’s Road (corner of Abbey Rd.), Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1ED

St. John’s Church, Knoyle Road (corner of Preston Road), Brighton BN1 6RB

St. John’s Church, St. John’s Rd., Meads BN20 7ND

St. Luke’s Church,  Queen’s Park Rd., Brighton BN2 9ZB

St. Mary in the Castle, 7 Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3AF

St. Nicholas’ Church, Church St, Brighton BN1 3LJ

St. Paul’s Arts Centre, 55b Chapel Rd., Worthing BN11 1EE 

Safehouse, at The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JB

Saltdean Lido, Saltdean Park Road, Saltdean 

Seaford Head Golf Club, Southdown Road, Seaford BN25 4JS

Smalls, at The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JB

Stanmer House, Stanmer Park, Brighton, BN1 9QA

Steyning Jazz Club, Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church St., Steyning BN44 3YB

The Albion 110 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2EB

The Ancient Mariner, 59 Rutland Road (off Portland Rd.), Hove BN3 5FE 

The Balcombe Club, Victory Hall, Stockcroft Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath RH17 6HP 

The Basement, 24 Kensington Street, Brighton BN1 4AJ

The Bee’s Mouth, 10 Western Road, Brighton BN3 1AE

The Birley Centre, Carlisle Road (corner of College Road), Eastbourne BN21 4EF 

The Black Lion, 14 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND 

The Brunswick, 1-3 Holland Rd, Hove BN3 1JF

The Bugle, 24 St. Martins Street, Brighton BN2 3HJ 

The Bull Inn, 27 High Street, Battle TN33 0EA

The Chapel Royal, 164 North Street, Brighton BN1 1EA

The Church of the Annunciation, 89 Washington Street, Brighton BN2 9SR

The Constant Service, 96 Islingword Rd, Hanover, Brighton BN2 9SJ

The Craft Beer Pub, 22-23 Upper North Street, Brighton BN1 3FG 

The Crown & Anchor, 213 Preston Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6SA

The Denton Lounge, Worthing Pier, Worthing

The Depot Cinema Café, Pinwell Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2JS (right by Lewes Station)

The Dome, Church St., Brighton BN1 1UE (Concert Hall, Corn Exchange, Studio Theatre)

The Fishermen’s Club, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AA

The Garden Bar, 324 Portland Road, Hove BN3 5LF

The Good Companions, 132 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 3TE (upstairs room) 

The Grand Hotel, 97-99 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 2FW

The Hare & Hounds, 79-81 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QG

The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ

The Hope, 11-12 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3WA

The Hove Kitchen, 102-105 Western Road, Hove BN3 1FA 

The Independent Pub, 95 Queen’s Park Rd, Brighton BN2 0GH 

The JD Bar, 4 Claremont, Hastings TN34 1HA

The Joker, (Preston Circus) 2 Preston Rd, Brighton BN1 4QF

The Komedia, 44-47 Gardner St., Brighton BN1 1UN

The Lamb, Goldbridge Road, Piltdown, Uckfield TN22 3XL

The Lamb in Lewes, 10 Fisher Street, Lewes BN7 2DG 

The Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester St., Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1TF

The Lord Nelson Inn, 36 Trafalgar St., North Laine, Brighton BN1 4ED

The Mad Hatter Cafe, 38 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA 

The Mad Hatter Inn, 7 Rock St., Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1NF 

The Master Mariner, 7 Western Concourse, Brighton Marina BN2 5WD 

The Mesmerist, 1-3 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HE 

The Nightingale Room, 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PA 

The Office, 8-9 Sydney Street, Brighton BN1 4EN

The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove BN3 1AS

The Palmeira, 70-71 Cromwell Rd., Hove BN3 3ES 

The Paris House, 21 Western Road, Brighton BN3 1AF 

The Plough, Vicarage Lane, Rottingdean BN2 7HD

The Prestonville, 64 Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DN 

The Queen’s Head, The Hollow, West Chiltington, Pulborough RH20 2JN 

The Real Eating Company, 18 Cliffe Street, Lewes BN7 2AJ 

The Red Lion (Arundel), 45 High Street, Arundel BN18 9AG

The Red Lion (Stone Cross), Lion Hill, Stone Cross, near Eastbourne BN24 5EG 

The Regency Tavern, 32-34 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF 

The Roebuck Inn, Lewes Road, Laughton BN8 6BG

The Roomz, 33 Western Road, St. Leonards TN37 6DJ 

The Ropetackle, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5EG

The Rose Hill, Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton BN1 4JL

The Round Georges, 14-15 Sutherland Road (corner of Canning St.), Brighton BN2 0EQ

The Shakespeare’s Head, 1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP

The Six Bells, The Street, Chiddingly BN8 6HE

The Snowdrop Inn, 119 South Street, Lewes, BN7 2BU

The Steam Packet Inn, 54 River Road, Littlehampton BN17 5BZ

The Undercroft, Arundel Town Hall, Maltravers St., Arundel BN18 9AP

The Under Ground Theatre, (below the central library), Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4TL

The Verdict, 159 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JB

Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton BN1 1SD

Three Jolly Butchers, 59 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD

Tom Paine’s Chapel, Westgate, 92A High Street, Lewes BN7 1XH

Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green, Nr. Fletching, East Sussex TN22 3RB

Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton BN1 2RT

Watermill Jazz Club, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1NZ

West Hill Tavern, 67 Buckingham Place, Brighton BN1 3PQ


The Small Print

Big Band Listings

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