The Hope & Ruin

The Hope & Ruin
10–12 Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3WA
  • Telephone 01273 325793
  • Opening times mon–wed & sun noon–midnight, thu–sat noon–2am
  • Email
  • Website www.hope.pub
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Pub and 150-capacity live music venue with bands playing most nights. The vegan kitchen serves vegan kebabs as well as loaded fries and hot dogs plus monthly specials.

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All I Want For Christmas Is Pirates vs Steampunks

The Captains Beard Professor Elemental 8pm at The Hope & Ruin Thursday 12th December 18+

Thu 12 Dec

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Amigo the Devil

Folk musician also known as Danny Kiranos, rooted in the storytelling tradition.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

£13.50 / 01273 325793

Bad Vibrations Presents: The Blank Tapes

Bad Vibrations Presents The Blank Tapes + Special Guests Free Entry The Lock Tavern 6th March Matt Adams was never circumspect about his THC tendencies, but Geodesic Dome Piece sparks more directly both in sentiment and sound. "Do you like to get high?" he asks on "Do You Wanna Get High?" a rhetorical question for…

Wed 11 Dec

£7.70 / 01273 325793

The Band Project Christmas Gig

Brightons finest perfuming at the Christmas gig

Sun 24 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 325793

Barney Artist

With his signature blend of musicality and message, he’s a thoughtful antidote to a fast-paced, viral music industry.

Sun 8 Dec

£11 / 01273 325793

Beat Hotel Ep Launch (in Association With Grassroots Suicide Prevention)

Beat Hotel are proud to launch their brand new 6-track mini-album in association with Grassroots Suicide Prevention. All ticket proceeds will benefit the charity's excellent and vital work. The indie rock'n'roll 4-piece will be performing the new record in it's entirety, along with an extended set of tracks drawn from…

Wed 29 Jan 2020

£5.50 / 01273 325793

Beating Hearts Agency Presents

Beating Hearts Agency will be showcasing the very best of their upcoming artists across the UK as a part of Independent Venue Week 2020. Tokyo Taboo https://www.tokyotabooband.com Hourlvss https://www.facebook.com/Hourglvss/ ?ENN https://www.facebook.com/genntheband/ Run Into The…

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Blackwaters At The Hope And Ruin W/ Our Family Dog And Swanmeat

Ban The Disco presents: Very happy to announce we will be hosting the magnificent BlackWaters on the Brighton date of their 2020 UK tour! Join us on February 10th at The Hope and Ruin to see it all unfold, plus special guests Our Family Dog and Swanmeat. £6 adv / £8 otd (tickets available soon).

Mon 10 Feb 2020

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Boundaries

Despair, harmonies and ripping guitar: Boundaries is the sound of new Scandinavian post-rock. They will play for the first time in England with a hard-hitting, uncompromising take on the dismal end of the rock spectrum. Hotwax This is an 18+ event. (Photo ID Required).

Thu 21 Nov

Free / 01273 325793

Brighton Gig Buddies

Gig buddies was set up in early 2012 (thanks Nicola!) and has grown into one of the biggest and most active Brighton meetup groups. Brighton is a fantastic place to see live music. We’ve got the venues, promoters, bands and festivals that make it special, but it can be frustrating if you’ve not got friends who want to…

Sun 24 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 325793

Kishi Bashi

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Sun 1 Dec

£5.80 / 01273 325793

Death Hags

Death Hags is the multifaceted project of producer/multi-instrumentalist Lola Jean. Taking inspiration from artists and producers like Brian Eno or Björk who forge their own musical path. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 14 Dec

Free / 01273 325793

Devon Welsh

Now Wave presents The Canadian singer and songwriter Devon Welsh at Yes (Basement)…

Tue 14 Apr 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

Tue 14 Apr 2020

£11.50 / 01273 325793

Dry Cleaning

Dry Cleaning are a 4-piece from South London channeling post-punk and new wave pop with a side order of low slung Americana. Their upcoming 6-track EP 'Sweet Princess' is a kaleidoscope of images pieced together, where the every-day collides with the profound. As a valued PHS & DICE customer we are pleased to offer…

Fri 28 Feb 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

Dutchkid

Alt-pop collective Dutchkid shine with their sparkling debut EP Empires. The newcomers are a six strong in-house creative team making not only the music but all the decisions from graphic design to bookings. Catch them headline Camden Assembly with their addictive synths, layered vocals and growling percussion and bass.

Wed 4 Dec

£9 / 01273 325793

Thu 27 Feb 2020

£9 / 01273 325793

Emily Capell

Kilimanjaro Live present. This is an 18+ event.

Thu 27 Feb 2020

£9 / 01273 325793

Fat White Family

Psych rock indie band from London.

Fri 29 Nov

Free / 01273 325793

Hibou

(Photo ID Required).

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£9 / 01273 325793

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£9.90 / 01273 325793

Honeymoan

Stunning, straight-talking, riff-heavy jams from Honeymoan. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Tue 19 Nov

£6.75 / 01273 325793

King Salami & The Cumberland 3

Rhythm'n'blues and punk outfit from London.

Fri 29 Nov

Cancelled / 01273 325793

Kishi Bashi

The alt pop-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs in support of his album Sonderlust.

Sun 24 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 325793

Thu 5 Dec

£8.80 / 01273 325793

MarthaGunn

Everyone loves the sounds of the 70s, you know Fleetwood Mac, Eagles? Yeah. I think you're gonna love MarthaGunn. They're bringing that vibe right up to date with their refreshing psych-rock. Classic, fresh, retro and based in Brighton. This is an 18+ event.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

£8.44 / 01273 325793

Mikal Cronin

On October 25, Mikal Cronin will release Seeker, his fourth and finest full-length to date. This is an 14+ event.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

£12.38 / 01273 325793

October Drift

October Drift take influence from My Bloody Valentine, The National and Smashing Pumpkins when crafting their melodic, fuzzy soundscapes.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

£7.88 / 01273 325793

Omni

The three-piece combo emerged from the humid heat of Atlanta, Georgia, but their sound displays surprisingly little influence from southern rock. Instead, the trio perform a choppy, funk-fused agit-pop that draws its inspiration from the artier end of post-punk. Like-minded support comes from Calgary collective Crack Cloud.

Mon 25 Nov

£11 / 01273 325793

Phobophobes

Harvest Sun Promotions present five-piece from Brixton, Phobophobes live in Liverpool this November.

Tue 3 Dec

£9.90 / 01273 325793

Pick A Piper

Ontario electronic experimentalist Brad Weber aka Pick A Piper - also known for his role in dance favourites Caribou - makes a bewitching slow-rave travelogue of sounds and stories. This is an 18+ event. (Photo ID Required).

Thu 12 Dec

Free / 01273 325793

PINS

Jangley indie pop from Manchester's Pins.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

Wed 27 Nov

Free / 01273 325793

Rachael Dadd

Birmingham promoters by arrangement with Yuppies Music presents Rachael Dadd plus support…

Fri 14 Feb 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

Rachael Dadd

Rachael Dadd is one of the most talented wise prolific and important women of our times" Kate Stables of This is the Kit Living half her time as a traveling musician in Japan, witnessing how other people create things, connecting with other cultures and landscapes; all this is a furnace for innovative song writing.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

The Reytons

Indie rockers from South Yorkshire.

Fri 6 Mar 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

Salt Ashes

Inspired by legend Giorgio Moroder's blend of disco and epic dark atmospheres, singer-songwriter Salt Ashes lives through her dark synth-pop melodies and zeitgeist club sound. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Sat 23 Nov

£7.88 / 01273 325793

Sick Joy

Heavy, acidic grunge rock.

Wed 20 Nov

£7.70 / 01273 325793

The St Pierre Snake Invasion: "Caprice EnchantÉ" Release Show

After a wait of nearly 4 years, The St. Pierre Snake Invasion announce their new album 'Caprice Enchanté,' set for release on June 21st, with a special release show at The Fleece Bristol. The release is preceded by the ferocious first single 'Casanovacaine', which was given its world premier last night on the Radio 1 Rock…

Sat 7 Mar 2020

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Stats

If there was a mission, then it was to create something like absurd office funk, says Stats' Ed Seed, recalling the birth of his band. He was working a series of banal London office jobs, but rather than switch off or despair, Seed used this conventionally sterile backdrop for creative inspiration. It was about taking…

Sat 30 Nov

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Tangled Hair

Tangled hair is a three-piece band from South London that uses guitars, bass and drums to create intricate music, centred around their group dynamics. Their influences include indie rock, nineties emo and post hardcore. Tangled Hair have been playing music for ten years and they have shared a stage with Braid, Owls…

Thu 28 Nov

£8.80 / 01273 325793

This Feeling

London's rock'n'roll/indie/mod night tours the country.

Sat 7 Dec

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Mon 2 Dec

£9.20 / 01273 325793

Mon 2 Dec

£9 / 01273 325793

The Wants

Bodega side-project The Wants return to Brighton following their amazing performance at our unofficial Great Escape stage in May. This is an 18+ event.

Wed 4 Mar 2020

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Wasuremono

https://www.wasuremonomusic.com/ Wasuremono is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist William Southward, who meticulously creates and records the music in his shed studio. Initially a solo project, William enlisted friends, Madelaine Ryan, and siblings Isaac and Phoebe Phillips, to complete the live band. The…

Fri 7 Feb 2020

£7.88 / 01273 325793

Wife Swap Usa + Guests // The Hope & Ruin

sugar-free presents: WIFE SWAP USA www.facebook.com/wifeswapusaband Combining the grit and social awareness of Idles, Slaves and Fontaines DC with the humour of Amyl & The Sniffers and The Chats, WIFE SWAP USA fill the gap you didn't know needed filling. Subverting classic punk themes with snarling bitterness…

Fri 6 Dec

£5.50 / 01273 325793

William Doyle

William Doyle, formerly known by his stage name East India Youth, is an electronic musician originally from Bournemouth, England. He merges ambient electronic pop with tightly wound dance beats. This is an 18+ event.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

£11 / 01273 325793

WU-LU

Presented by dollop. This is an 18+ event.

Tue 10 Dec

£8.44 / 01273 325793

Tue 10 Dec

£8.50 / 01273 325793

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