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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  • 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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2nd Release! Acid Box & Tatty Seaside Town: Drone Rock Records Showcase / Sat 24 Fe

Acid Box Promotions & Tatty Seaside Town showcase some of Brighton's Drone Rock Records releases + special guests! Saturday 24th Feb The Hope & Ruin 5pm-12am Tickets: First £8 https://goo.gl/aY1RcM Coming soon 2nd £10 / OTD £12 Carlton Melton (band page) While Carlton Melton's sound is heavily inspired by…

Sat 9 Nov

£11 / 01273 325793

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

Mon 28 Oct

£3.83 / 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

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

Bdrmm

Dream-pop goes gritty when Hull five-piece Bdrmm get together. A perfect cocktail of synth-soaked Beach House, jangly slackers DIIV and otherworldly shoe-gazers Slowdive, the group combine a knack for weaving dreamy sonic textures and sentimental personal story-telling together perfectly. This is a 14+ event.

Fri 25 Oct

£6.60 / 01273 325793

The Blank Tapes - Acid Box 6th Birthday

Six years ago we hosted our first ever Brighton show and it's not stopped since, so what better way to celebrate those six years that with The Blank Tapes at The Hope & Ruin. (Photo ID Required).

Wed 11 Dec

£7 / 01273 325793

Tue 22 Oct

£8.80 / 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

Wed 30 Oct

£11.50 / 01273 325793

Briston Maroney

Rock n roll is alive and well. Here's your proof. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Wed 30 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Briston Maroney

Mission Mars Presents: Briston Maroney, performing live at Manchester infamous Deaf Institute, this October.

Wed 30 Oct

£11.50 / 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

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

Sun 3 Nov

£9 / 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

Dream Wife

Brighton-born pop-punk threesome.

Wed 23 Oct

£12.10 / 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

Dumb

Punk-rock band Dumb are from Canada, but they're not actually dumb, they're pretty clever. marrying noisy guitars, fractured rhythms with beefed-up melodies and lyrics that are full of dark wit and pointed observations. Love Thy Neighbour This is an 18+ event.

Wed 16 Oct

Sold out / 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

Gork

GORK became the dominant vertebrates after the post-punk extinction 201m years ago. Their dominance lasted into the Jurassic period and ended when the androids rose to power. Extinction ​ led to the demise of all rock-metal thrashers but GORK REMAIN! Hotwax & Love Thy Neighbour This is an 18+ event.

Mon 28 Oct

Free / 01273 325793

Fri 8 Nov

£13.13 / 01273 325793

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£9.90 / 01273 325793

HMLTD

Post punk noisemakers from London.

Wed 23 Oct

£11 / 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

Josin

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

Fri 18 Oct

£9 / 01273 325793

King Salami & The Cumberland 3

Rhythm'n'blues and punk outfit from London.

Fri 29 Nov

£11 / 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

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

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

Murkage Dave

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

Wed 16 Oct

£11 / 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

Wed 27 Nov

Free / 01273 325793

Pom Poko

Norwegian rock and pop quartet.

Mon 21 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Thu 24 Oct

£10 / 01273 325793

Priests

Lo-fi post punk from Seattle.

Mon 4 Nov

£11 / 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

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

Sam Amidon

New York troubadour, known for reworking traditional folk for the 21st century.

Sun 10 Nov

£13.50 / 01273 325793

Sick Joy

Heavy, acidic grunge rock.

Wed 20 Nov

£7.70 / 01273 325793

Sparkling

Synth driven post-punks Sparkling are back in the UK. Sparkling are no product of a regional scene. Their debut album, I Want to See Everything, is the pre-eminent blueprint of a truly European band. Witness what it really means to be part of an open Europe. This free ticket does not guarantee entry - please arrive in…

Thu 7 Nov

Free / 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…

Fri 15 Nov

£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

Stay Sick Present Guitar Wolf (jpn)

GUITAR WOLF - In contrast to many other rock bands, Guitar Wolf is truly living the Rock'n Roll lifestyle like no one has ever done before and you can hear that in their songs: Sweat, blood, tears and unfiltered pure energy result in wild and destructive Rock'n Roll anthems! But Rock'n Roll is still not enough for a band…

Fri 8 Nov

£13.75 / 01273 325793

Wed 6 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

Tropical F*** Storm

Australian psych-rock outfit Tropical F*** Storm are cutting loose from the traditions of their previous bands and going fully off-piste with the wild, sprawling sound of their latest creative offerings. It's all no holds barred here, they're sick of being stuck in a box, so they're breaking out of it. From slashing tires…

Thu 7 Nov

£13.50 / 01273 325793

Trudy & The Romance

Grungy garage rock and doo-wop from the Liverpudlian three-piece, currently on tour in support of their debut album Sandman.

Thu 17 Oct

£10.35 / 01273 325793

Mon 2 Dec

£9.20 / 01273 325793

Mon 2 Dec

£9 / 01273 325793

Van Houten

Van Houten are a Psychedelic-pop band whose origins lie in the same vein as Lo-Fi Indie artists such as Ariel Pink, Jay Som and Mac Demarco. Hotwax This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Wed 23 Oct

Free / 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

Wicca Phase Springs Eternal

Punk kid turned trap phenomenon. Scuzzy, biting and one hell of a live show. This is a 16+ event.

Tue 5 Nov

£12.10 / 01273 325793

Tue 5 Nov

£11 / 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

Wives

New York-based melodic punk four-piece.

Tue 12 Nov

£8.80–£9.20 / 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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