Concorde 2 – Big Beats Across Brighton Beach, UK

  • By: Carlo
  • Date: October 15, 2021
  • Time to read: 4 min.

While Brighton beach has a lot to offer during the daytime, the nightlife there should not be ignored. For avid fans of live music and club nights, there is one place that stands out for those who visit Brighton, and that place is the Concorde2 located on Madeira Drive, parallel to Brighton beach

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Concorde 2 Club on Madira Drive, Brighton Beach

The Concorde2 is considered one of the best and leading live music venues and nightclubs in the UK. It has won multiple awards and was even described as the ‘Perfect venue’ by Dave Grohl when he played there in 2008. 

‘Perfect Venue’

by Dave Grohl – 2008

Breif History of the Concorde 2

For many years the Concorde has been one of the most memorable live music venues in Brighton, and it has hosted a diverse number of acts over the decades. 

The music stage and club are built within a Victorian building conversion, which had originally been used as tea rooms in the 1800s. Since then, the space has been made into a notorious biker’s café in the 1960s, and a decade later, it became an amusement arcade. 

The Concorde2 which is currently occupying the space does not resemble a tea house, a café, or an amusement arcade, instead, in 2000 it was made into a music venue and has remained one ever since. 

Musical Venue, Sound Systems, and Lighting.

The Concorde2 offers to musicians some of the best sound systems in the world, and it is considered the best live music venue in the south. The space has state-of-the-art L-Acoustics sound and lighting systems and has a capacity of 600 people. 

Many of the world’s greatest bands have chosen to make one of their tour stops at the Concorde2 and to play by Brighton beach. 

What makes this live venue so unique is the characteristic atmosphere that they have managed to create within it. Shows at the Concorde tend to be energetic and at the same time, intimate. Which is an aspect that many touring musicians have credited the space for. 

Trading Times

Concorde 2 Club Opening Times
Monday6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Tuesday6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Wednesday6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Thursday6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Friday6.00 pm – 4.30 am
Saturday12.00 pm – 4.30 am
Sunday9.00 am – 8.00 pm

What’s more important is that you will find that there are constantly new acts and live events at the Concorde2. There are no two days or two weekends for that matter that are the same. At the Concorde, they try to support a diverse number of artists and genres, so no matter what your style in music is, you will be able to find an act to see there. Before arranging, we recommend that you check out the Concorde2’s event page to see what’s on and get your tickets beforehand as they may run out of the door. 

Club Nights

11pm inside the concorde 2 on Brighton beach
Yup! I got there way too early at only 11 pm on a Saturday night

If live music is not your thing and you would much prefer a night out at the club, then you will be happy to find out that the Concorde2 hosts some of the biggest DJs and producers globally. They often host themed parties or just club nights, so whether you are a drum N bass, house, or reggae and electro fan you can expect to find a great event that satisfies your tastes at the Concorde. 

Ticketing

As the Concord tends to be a very popular venue it is always recommended that you purchase your tickets ahead of time to avoid disappointment. All ticket purchases are collected at the door, and once inside the venue, you are guaranteed a great night. 

Concorde 2 Covid Guidance

Ahead of your visit to the venue please be aware of our guidance for attending:

  • Masks are encouraged but are not required for entry. Please respect other audience member’s personal decisions regarding the use of a face covering.
  • Although it is not a requirement, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test at home before visiting us. Please help us to protect you and others.
  • If you are displaying symptoms of Covid-19 or have recently been in contact with someone who has Covid-19 we ask that you stay home.

We are continuing with our increased deep cleaning rota, regularly sanitising touch points and increasing airflow throughout the venue as much as possible. Our staff all take a lateral flow test before each shift and are encouraged to wear masks whilst working.

Sourced Direct from www.concorde2.co.uk/covid-guidance

Contact details:

286A Madiera Drive, Brighton BN2 1EN

web: www.Concorde2.co.uk

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