03 June 2024 / Annie Waite

Summer Music Season 2024

Music journalist and Emmy-award winning writer David Quantick presents for you another season of eclectic music-related screenings and events, starting in June. Come along!

David Quantick, standing in nighttime city scene.

Music expert David Quantick co-curates a broad range of music film screenings, special guest Q&As, and live musical performances for Summer Music Season 2024.

"A great season of music movies - rock, reggae, soul, 80s pop and Sting in his knickers - what more could anyone want?" quips David Quantick about this year's selection!Summer Music Season logo

See the handpicked films and events as part of the season at the Electric Palace throughout the summer - announcements for August and September coming soon:

Summer Music Season 2024 screenings line-up:

Sat 22nd June 7.30pm
Bob Marley: One Love plus late bar playing Reggae and Roots

Fri 28th June 7.30pm
Lost in Vagueness + Glastonbury BBC livestream

Thu 4th July 11.00am & 7:30pm
All of Us Strangers plus recorded intro with Andrew Haigh (and noteworthy soundtrack)

Friday 5th July 4pm & 7.30pm
School of Rock + air guitar competition

Friday 12th July 7.30pm
David Lynch's Dune (see Sting in his metal pants!)

Saturday 13th July 7.30pm
Summer of Soul plus late bar playing soul sounds

Friday 19th July 7.30pm
Jubilee, plus Hastings Punk Choir

Thursday 18th July 11.00am & Saturday 20th July 7:30pm
Challengers (featuring a blistering soundtrack from Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor)

Sat 27th July 7.30pm
Do the Right Thing - with pizza pop-up!

Fri 2 August 7.30pm
Tymon Dogg - live!

Fri 9 August 7.30pm
David Quantick's Music Film Quiz

Sat 24 August 7.30pm
blur: To The End

Fri 30 August 7.30pm
Trainspotting + 90s surprise and late bar

Sat 31 August, 7.30pm
The Harder They Come + Jamaican food pop up from One Love Kitchen

Sat 7 September 7.30pm
Lush: A Far From Home Movie - feat. Q&A with Emma and Phil from the band, hosted by David Quantick

You might also be interested in our special music event coming up in November 2024:

Crass: The Sound of Free Speech

Many of our Summer Music Season screenings will include a late bar open until 10pm, so stick around after the screenings for chat with other like-minded music fans.

Even more events to be announced within the season for August and September.

About David Quantick:

The renowned music journalist and comedy writer, who lives in Hastings, has written for NME, Q, The Word and Uncut magazines, as well as authoring biographies of The Clash, Beck and Eddie Izzard. His TV writing credits include Veep, The Day Today, The Thick of It and Harry Hill’s TV Burp and he presented Radio 2’s Blaggers Guide. He is now the author of several fiction books.

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