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
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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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A. A. Bondy

American alternative folk musician.

Mon 3 Jun

£11.50 / 01273 325793

Bess Atwell

If it’s here, you need to be there. Presented by Parallel Lines. This is an 18+ event.

Sun 13 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Tue 22 Oct

£8.80 / 01273 325793


Acid Box Promotions presents our favourite kind of Brazilian.. the psychedelic rock kind in the form of Boogarins! They were first introduced to Brighton in March 2018 as tour support for Tune-Yards and we are proud to host their first Brighton headline show! Thursday 18 July The Hope & Ruin Tickets: £8 + bf…

Thu 18 Jul

£8 / 01273 325793

Bowiesque Live @ The Hope & Ruin

Bowiesque once again doing what they do best. Faithfully re-creating the music of David Bowie for your entertainment.Put on your red shoes and start your Pride weekend the right way with Bowiesque.

Fri 2 Aug

£10 / 01273 325793

Tue 25 Jun

£11 / 01273 325793

The Burning Hell

Acoustic indie-folk from Mathias Kom.

Tue 25 Jun

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Captives + Palmist @ The Hope & Ruin

sugar-free & saviour management present: CAPTIVES Hailing from Leeds, UK, Captives have had quite the lineage of success since their debut. With over 400,000 views spanning between their two videos that have debuted via Dreambound, Captives show no signs of slowing down any time…

Wed 26 Jun

£5.50 / 01273 325793

CC Smugglers

The Bedfordshire-based group plays lively country blues with elements of contemporary Gypsy swing and roots music.

Sun 20 Oct

£13.50 / 01273 325793

Coco & The Butterfields

Folk with a little difference

Thu 10 Oct

£13.50 / 01273 325793

Coldbones + Delaire, The Liar + Peace In Protest // The Hope & Ruin

sugar-free presents: COLDBONES Combining elements of prog, shoegaze, metal and atmospheric soundscapes, Coldbones present a fresh and engaging take on post rock. Intelligent arrangements and atmospheric layers are plentiful and there are many curve-balls…

Tue 4 Jun

£5.50 / 01273 325793


The first American group to sign with Deaf Rock Records, the duo Crocodiles released Love Is Here (The End Is Near), their seventh album this year.

Wed 22 May

£11 / 01273 325793


Acid Box Promotions This is an 18+ event

Wed 22 May

£10 / 01273 325793

Damo Suzuki

Japanese avant-rock and krautrock singer-guitarist, best known as the front-man of Can.

Thu 27 Jun

£13.20 / 01273 325793

Death By Shotgun X All Better

sugar-free presents: DEATH BY SHOTGUN Surf/Punk Rock, Bournemouth FFO: The Menzingers / The Front Bottoms Spotify: 'Lines': Death By Shotgun is a melodic punk rock band from Bournemouth with a sound described by Alex Baker as if…

Wed 29 May

£5.50 / 01273 325793

Dsp: Gnarlah Single Release | Brighton

Dusty Studio Productions presents the Gnarlah Single Release Show this June 2019 at The Hope & Ruin, Brighton. We would love you to join us on Monday 10th June 2019 to mark the Single Release of 'Breathe' by Brighton alternative rock band, Gnarlah. £4 Student // £6 Standard Buy your ticket online now >…

Mon 10 Jun

£3.99 some concessions / 01273 325793

Dsp: Isla - Single Release Show | Brighton

Dusty Studio Productions and ISLA present the 'ISLA - Single Release Show' this June 2019 at The Hope & Ruin, Brighton. We would love you to join us at The Hope & Ruin on Wednesday 19th June 2019 to mark the release of Alternative Rock band ISLA's latest single titled 'Peace / Piece', due 14/06/19. This…

Wed 19 Jun

£3.99 some concessions / 01273 325793

Dz Deathrays

Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley make up this Australian dance-rock coupling.

Wed 9 Oct

£13.20 / 01273 325793

Garden Centre

This free ticket does not guarantee entry - please arrive in good time. Presented by Love Thy Neighbour. This is an 18+ event.

Thu 13 Jun

Free / 01273 325793


South London quartet making dark, melodic pop.

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 01273 325793

Gia Margaret

Chicago singer/songwriter/producer Gia Margaret describes her music as sleep rock. It's a genre all her own, combining elements of folk, shoegaze, slowcore, ambient electronica and trip hop. For her self-produced debut album, There's Always Glimmer(out July 27, 2018 on Orindal Records), Gia Margaret crafted twelve…

Sun 8 Sep

£11.25 / 01273 325793

Haiku Hands

Australian collective Haiku Hands play by their own rules, establishing their presence with their loud, tongue in cheek, rave-inspired alt.pop, they’re outrageous, escapist, and ruled by fun. They always deliver the type of transformational performance that can turn any room into a heaving, sweaty carnival. This is an 18…

Wed 24 Jul

£7.88 / 01273 325793

Fri 9 Aug

£7.88 / 01273 325793

Helicon + Mildred Maude

Acid Box Presents: Helicon (Neo-Psych Rock'n'Roll / Glasgow) Fuzz Club Records Mildred Maude (Improvisational krautrock noise band / Falmouth, Cornwall) support tba

Sun 28 Jul

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Henry And The Bleeders

We have a Special guest Flying over to UK to Spin his records we are honoured to have Mr DINGWALLS Mouse Zinn

Sat 13 Jul

£11 / 01273 325793

Ishmael Ensemble

Bristol-based electronic jazz outfit.

Thu 30 May

£9 / 01273 325793

Johnny Lloyd

Acoustic guitar and lo-fi sounds from the singer-songwriter and former member of Tribes.

Wed 2 Oct

£9.50 / 01273 325793


Mission Mars presents Josin – the project from German composer and producer Arabella Rauch in support of her highly anticipated debut album.

Fri 18 Oct

£8 / 01273 325793

Lazy Day

Dream-grunge four-piece from London playing original material.

Fri 1 Nov

£8.05 / 01273 325793

Mad Dog Mcrea

Devon band blending folk rock, gypsy jazz and bluegrass.

Thu 14 Nov

£16.50 / 01273 325793

Thu 6 Jun

£4–£6 / 01273 325793

Mean Poppa Lean - Reunion Show

Some years ago, when financial crashes, the rise of far right separatist politics and one piece pastel mix jumpsuits seemed to be a thing of the past, a band was formed in Brighton who saw things a little differently. In a world of skinny jeans, they chose hot pants. In a world of shoe gazing, they chose choreography. In…

Thu 4 Jul

£11 some concessions / 01273 325793

Murkage Dave

Hare & Hounds presents Murkage Dave at the venue on October 8th.

Wed 16 Oct

£11 / 01273 325793

The Physics House Band

Experimental prog rock outfit.

Fri 5 Jul

£10 / 01273 325793

The Pinheads

Aussie rockers The Pinheads reside in a stylistic purgatory. Too weird for punk shows. Too free-form for garage-rock. Too genre-defiant for rock'n'roll. Persevering on their own path, which can make pit-stops at any given corner of the musical spectrum should it suit their collective mind. This free ticket does not…

Sun 9 Jun

Free / 01273 325793

Pom Poko

Norwegian quartet Pom Poko play Liverpool in October. The band have a drive to create music that’s noisy, fun, and more than just a little bizarre. The release of latest single, ‘Crazy Energy Night’, follows the successful release of two other tracks from their debut album, ‘Birthday’ – ‘Follow The Lights’ and ‘My Blood…

Thu 24 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Mon 21 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Sacri Monti + Gnob - Brighton

Acid Box Promotions are pleased to bring you SACRI MONTI Tuesday 16th July The Hope & Ruin 20:00-23:00 SACRI MONTI - Tee Pee Records SoCal five-piece Sacri Monti traffic in liquefied kosmiche bliss. The natural word to follow that is exclusively, but that's not quite true in this case, as it would indicate a…

Tue 16 Jul

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Sarah Vista Brighton Debut!

Sarah Vista and her gang of outlaws hit the trail from London to Brighton for the very first time, arriving in a raucous blaze of bullets and blood-soaked balladry for a double bill with Brighton's own crazy cowboy Guido King (Guido and the Hellcats!) Vista's original roots blend of Rockabilly, Country and Spaghetti…

Thu 25 Jul

£5.50 / 01273 325793

Shonen Knife

All-female Japanese lo-fi pop-punk outfit formed in Osaka in 1981. The trio took a break from touring for 16 years until 2009 when they reformed and began touring regularly throughout Europe. They were a one-time favourite of Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain.

Fri 26 Jul

£16.50 / 01273 325793


Canadian post-hardcore, emo and punk quintet.

Fri 24 May

Sold out / 01273 325793

Sounds Of Harlowe

Sounds Of Harlowe are a grunge-soul collective with a wide range of influences who blend elements of soul, hip-hop, metal and jazz to create their own signature brand of music. The Bristol based group's infectious live performances have allowed them to headline shows around the UK, support many UK live favourites such…

Fri 21 Jun

£4.40 / 01273 325793

Steve Lamacq: Going Deaf For A Living

DJ and music journalist Steve Lamacq regales audiences with anecdotes from 30 years in the business on this one-man tour, wherein he discusses his fanzine and NME, life on Radio 1 and BBC 6Music, the many, many gigs and interviews he's done, and more.

Tue 21 May

Sold out / 01273 325793

The Stroppies

Melbourne-based guitar pop band.

Wed 17 Jul

£7.70 / 01273 325793

This Feeling

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

Sat 1 Jun

£6.60 / 01273 325793

Trudy & The Romance

Grungy garage rock and doo-wop.

Thu 17 Oct

£10.35 / 01273 325793

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan

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Sun 16 Jun

£8.80 / 01273 325793

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