Ian Brown plays surprise Brighton show

Fans expecting a DJ set get full show

Ian Brown prepared for his UK tour with a surprise gig in Brighton on Friday (September 21).

The former frontman of The Stone Roses was rumoured to be DJing in the seaside city, but surprised fans with a full set with his band at the Digital venue.

Ian Brown played:

’I Wanna Be Adored’

‘Set My Baby Free’

‘Dolphins Were Monkeys’

‘Golden Gaze’

‘Corpses In Their Mouths’

‘Time Is My Everything’

‘Sweet Fantastic’


‘Destiny Or Circumstance’



‘Keep What Ya Got’

‘Sister Rose’

‘My Star’

‘I Am The Resurrection’


Brown is now set to head out on the following UK and Ireland tour:

Newcastle Academy (September 27)

Hull City Hall (28)

Sheffield Octagon (29)

Middlesbrough Town Hall (October 1)

Lincoln Engine Shed (2)

Halifax Victoria Hall (3)

Leeds University (5)

Warrington Parr Hall (6)

Dundee Caird Hall (8)

Motherwell Civic Hall (9)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (10)

Llandudno Cymru Arena (12)

Preston Guildhall (13)

Derby Assembly Rooms (15)

Nottingham Rock City (16)

Reading Hexagon (18)

Birmingham Academy (19)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (20)

Southampton Guildhall (22)

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (23)

Bristol Academy (25)

Liverpool University (26)

Carlisle Sands Centre (November 26)

Oxford Carling Academy (27)

London Brixton Academy (29, 30)

Doncaster Dome (December 1)

Aberdeen AECC (3)

Glasgow SECC (4)

Wolverhampton Civic (5)

Manchester Central (7, 8)

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