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Gogol Bordello, The Dome, Brighton | reviews, news & interviews

Gogol Bordello, The Dome, Brighton

Gogol Bordello, The Dome, Brighton

An invigorating whirlwind of manic energy but where is it going?

Gogol Bordello: Drumming up a feisty folk-punk storm

As New York gypsy punk live sensation Gogol Bordello tear into another Balkan rebel hoedown in front of a capacity Brighton crowd I'm reminded of an old Stones lyric, Jagger and Richards's 1971 classic "Dead Flowers": "When you're sitting there in your silk upholstered chair/ Talking to some rich folks that you know/ Well, I hope you won't see me in my ragged company/ You know I could never be alone". Gogol Bordello epitomise the rock'n'roll "ragged company", the scruffy outsiders.

Gogol Bordello tour endlessly and have honed their set into a lethal crowd-pleasing machine

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