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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Another Sky

Birmingham Promoters by arrangement with 13 Artists presents London based alternative/indie quartet Another Sky

Thu 3 Dec

£10 / 01273 325793

Bad Vibrations Presents: Death Valley Girls

After selling out The Shacklewell Arms, we're psyched to welcome back Burger Records' LA four-piece Death Valley Girls to headline The Lexington on 27 May! Support and more details to be announced soon. Death Valley Girls https://deathvalleygirls.bandcamp.com/

Tue 23 Jun

Cancelled / 01273 325793

Bananagun + Special Guests

Hailing from Melbourne, but with a sound stretching from 60s and 70s Afrobeat and exotica, the proto-garage rhythmic fury of The Monks and the grooves of Os Mutantes, there’s an enticing lost world exoticism to the music of Bananagun. This is an 18+ event.

Mon 21 Sep

£8 / 01273 325793

Big + Brave

Big ± Brave (Southern Lord) Since their inception in 2012, BIG|BRAVE have explored terrains of experimental rock with a clear focus on the key principles; space, volume, and raw emotion. The essence of BIG | BRAVE's magic has always been the way they balance these dynamics, and particularly how much sheer power comes from…

Wed 14 Oct

£11 / 01273 325793

Born Ruffians

Indie-rock quartet from Toronto.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

£12.38 / 01273 325793

Charlie Moss

The singer-songwriter from Brighton plays indie folk.

Wed 3 Jun

£7.70 / 01273 325793

China Bears

Thoughtful, ambient indie.

Thu 17 Sep

Free / 01273 325793

Ciel

CIEL play The Hope & Ruin on for their EP launch! The three-piece have quickly earned kudos for their exquisite live show, having already supported the likes of Hatchie, Sasami and Penelope Isles. This is an 18+ event.

Fri 4 Sep

Free / 01273 325793

Dana Gavanski

Dana Gavanski is a singer/songwriter currently residing in Toronto. She released her first EP, Spring Demos, in the fall of 2017 via Fox Food Records, a collection of delicate folk songs that she wrote the year before while living in Montreal. Once moving to Toronto, Dana met and began collaborating with some local…

Mon 14 Sep

£11 / 01273 325793

Tue 2 Mar 2021

£11 / 01273 325793

Dancehall

London-based trio DANCEHALL melds serrated post-punk with elements of shoegaze and pop. Love Thy Neighbour This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Thu 13 Aug

Sold out / 01273 325793

Dancing on Tables

Five-piece indie rockers from Dunfermline.

Thu 12 Nov

£8.80 / 01273 325793

Dancing On Tables

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Thu 12 Nov

£8.95 / 01273 325793

David Ford & Jarrod Dickenson

Please Please You presents David Ford & Jarrod Dickenson The Crescent, York Monday 27th April, 7.30pm. £15adv More at http://www.pleasepleaseyou.com

Thu 10 Sep

£16.50 / 01273 325793

Deeper

As social norms and political ideologies distort, writing and creating art was the only way to control the growing voice in Deeper's collective head. The conceptualizing of their debut album started and stopped over that two-year time warp in 2015/6 culminating in a few feverish tracking sessions in late 2017. What was…

Mon 16 Nov

£9 / 01273 325793

Diet Cig

Slop pop music from the New York duo.

Thu 26 Nov

£11.20 / 01273 325793

Dsp: Sergio Selva // Sk & The Kings // George Baines

Dusty Studio Productions present Sergio Selva + Support this September 2020 at The Hope & Ruin, Brighton. We would love you to join us on Wednesday 16th September 2020 as we are joined by R&B/soul singer-songwriter Sergio Selva. £4 Student // £6 Standard £3 Early Bird tickets…

Wed 16 Sep

£3.30 / 01273 325793

Freya Beer

Guarantees Entry before 9pm only, arrive after this and you may lose your place. Freya Beer deftly mixes poetical lyrics with a distinctive sound, often drawing influence from the likes of Patti Smith, Bat for Lashes and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. This is an 18+ event.

Thu 1 Oct

Free / 01273 325793

Gaye Bykers On Acid

Formed in 1984, the four-piece from Leicester perform psychedelic rock material from their catalogue.

Sat 30 May

Sold out / 01273 325793

Sat 13 Feb 2021

£19.80 / 01273 325793

Sun 27 Sep

£10 / 01273 325793

The Howl & The Hum

A dark and melodic indie-psych performance by the York-based, three-piece band.

Mon 7 Sep

£11 / 01273 325793

The Howl & The Hum

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Mon 7 Sep

£11 / 01273 325793

Mon 22 Feb 2021

£11 / 01273 325793

Indian Queens

Rock'n'roll trio from Hackney Wick, taking inspiration from Portishead, Massive Attack, Warpaint and Radiohead.

Thu 5 Nov

£7.70 / 01273 325793

Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley's new album, Over And Even, was written in the back of an abandoned beauty parlour on the island of Thessaloniki. The whole thing had something to do with Vashti Bunyan. That's what Joan told me, but Joan Shelley is a poet, so she makes things up. In a small, dark room that smells of expired hair-do…

Thu 28 May

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Sat 29 Aug

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley is a songwriter and singer who lives near Louisville, Kentucky, not far from where she grew up. Like the River Loves the Sea is her fifth album. (Photo ID Required).

Thu 28 May

£11 / 01273 325793

Sat 29 Aug

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Jordan Mackampa

Singer-songwriter Jordan Mackampa, whose music is suffused with jazz-soaked beats.

Mon 7 Dec

£11 / 01273 325793

Juniore

Surf grooves, sunshine pop, sizzling psychedelia and garage rock - buoyant, sleek and undeniably sexy.

Thu 1 Oct

£9.90 / 01273 325793

Kid Congo And The Pink Monkey Birds

The legendary Kid Congo Powers (The Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds), bassist Kiki Solis (Baby Baby Dance With Me, Knife in The Water, Rhythm of Black Lines), drummerRon Miller (Switch Hitter, Up The Academy). This is an 18+ event.

Sun 21 Jun

Cancelled / 01273 325793

Libralibra

LibraLibra's EP launch at The Hope & Ruin in Brighton! "LibraLibra come out all guns blazing… This is an 18+ event.

Thu 18 Jun

£5.50 / 01273 325793

Los Bitchos

Now Wave & Manchester Psych Fest Presents Los Bitchos live at Gullivers, Manchester on Monday 27th April 2020.

Sun 4 Oct

£9 / 01273 325793

Sun 4 Oct

£9 / 01273 325793

MarthaGunn

Brighton quintet taking their cues from the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Eagles for 70s-tinged indie rock.

Tue 20 Oct

£8.44 / 01273 325793

Massive

High octane full throttle hard rock from Down Under.

Sun 31 May

£11 / 01273 325793

Melting Vinyl Presents: Pictish Trail + Savage Mansion

Born from a compulsion to make infectious, melody driven music from a treasure of secret sounds, Pictish Trail’s songs are filtered through a pop lens, where heart-pumping guitar shriek-outs collide with sampled gurgles and fractured lyrics. This event was previously scheduled for the 29th of March 2020, but will now take…

Sun 28 Mar 2021

£15.40 / 01273 325793

Nap Eyes

This Is Tmrw welcome Nap Eyes to the Hare & Hounds on Wednesday 9th May 2018.

Tue 18 Aug

Cancelled / 01273 325793

NICK CORBIN - Plus Guests & DJ's - Brighton

NICK CORBIN - Plus Guests & DJ's - Brighton at The Hope & Ruin, with FULL band.

Sat 19 Sep

£9.05 / 01273 325793

Och + Zofff

The eight exploratory journeys, that makes-up Och's album 'II' (Rocket Recordings) lets the listener plot out a psychic course that traverses the likes of the meditative trance-states of vintage Popol Vuh, the chemically-altered mania of Guru Guru. Synth-driven propulsion akin to French iconoclasts Heldon and Lard Free…

Sat 20 Jun

Cancelled / 01273 325793

Phobophobes

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

Fri 9 Oct

£9.90 / 01273 325793

Pictish Trail

Off-kilter indie-folk from Johnny Lynch.

Sun 28 Mar 2021

£15.40 / 01273 325793

Fri 28 Aug

£7.50 / 01273 325793

Samantha Crain and Hamish Hawk

Double-bill of singer-songwriters, featuring Oklahoma musician and Choctaw singer Samantha Crain and Hamish Hawk, frontman of The New Outfit.

Fri 31 Jul

£11 / 01273 325793

Samantha Crain

American folk-rock singer-songwriter and musician.

Fri 31 Jul

£11.50 / 01273 325793

SHVPES

Five-piece metal outfit from Birmingham.

Sat 28 Nov

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Shvpes

Shvpes make their Sugarmill debut.

Sat 28 Nov

£12.38 / 01273 325793

Silverbacks

Five-piece from Dublin with three guitars, taking inspiration from the New York art-rock scene from the late 70s and 80s.

Tue 8 Sep

£7.70 / 01273 325793

This Feeling

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

Fri 10 Jul

£7.70 / 01273 325793

Tops

TOPS return to Brighton with a brand new album. Their fourth full length titled ‘I Feel Alive’ bares their trademark sound of beguiling melodies over soft-rock grooves, with touches of '80s sophisti-pop and a contemporary experimental palette.

Wed 4 Nov

£11 / 01273 325793

White Tail Falls

The Alternative, indie rock solo artist performs at Hare and Hounds Birmingham on the 1st April 2020.

Thu 24 Sep

£11.25 / 01273 325793

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