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Interview – Kodaline

After dancing along the periphery of the music industry for some time, Kodaline have finally taken the plunge to growing acclaim, drawing comparisons to Dry The River, Bon Iver and even Coldplay. As they launch into 6 months of touring, I popped along to have a chat with a softly spoken Stephen Garrigan and a […]

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Interview – Letlive

We were invited into Letlive’s dressing room for a quick chat with Ryan and Jeff before they head on stage to support the almighty Deftones. They’ve been hard at work touring intensively and writing their highly anticipated follow up to Fake History and although we didn’t get much gossip on the new record they have […]

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Interview – Don Broco

Brumlive’s Lucy Pryor caught up with Rob, Tom and Simon from Don Broco at the start of their recent UK tour Thanks for taking the time out to talk to Birmingham Live! You started out on your headline, nationwide tour last night in Norwich, how did your first night go? R- It was amazing!! I […]

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Interview – The Bronx

Before things got a little crazy in the Slade Rooms for the spetacle that is The Bronx live we were invited on to their tour bus to have a chat with Matt about the new record, birthday celebrations, the garage punk revival going on back in LA and their intense touring schedule. So The Bronx […]

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Interview – Motionless In White

Motionless In White are currently on tour with Asking Alexandria and I caught up with Chris and Ricky from the band prior to their show at the O2 Academy Birmingham later that evening. We talked about playing the UK, their fear of being kidnapped and their sometimes crazy fan base. So you’re touring with Asking […]

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Interview – Frightened Rabbit

Stumbling around Oxford with a friend at Christmas-time is a fun thing to do, especially when you have three glasses of high quality wine in you. It was in this cheerful and moderately gobby state that I was introduced to an Oxford journalist who, it seemed, had only one mission in mind that evening. At […]

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Rita Ora Interview

Rita Ora has been compared to the likes of Rihanna & Gwen Stefani, but has a style all her own. After being signed up by Jay-Z’s team and having her first number one single, we caught up with her to see how things were going…. Hello Rita. Thank you for taking the time out of […]

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Interview – We Are Augustines

As an interview location there could be no better place than the Victorian charms of Kings Heath’s Hare and Hounds to inspire and provide We Are Augustines with a true sense of English hospitality. Nevertheless, this is England and the sun’s trying to shine; I go to the public benches outside where I’m introduced to […]

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Interview – Gemma Hayes

After a decade of releasing music, Ireland’s Gemma Hayes is all set to release her fourth album, Let It Break. The album was recorded in Dublin before being finished off in Gemma’s second home, Los Angeles. She plays Birmingham’s Glee Club on May 27th. BL: Gemma, how are you? GH: I’m really good. I’ve just […]

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Interview – Josh Osho

The MOBO tour visits Birmingham this week, showcasing some of the hottest new talent on the scene. Birmingham Live had the chance to speak to 20 year old Josh Osho – an inspirational musician and songwriter from South London – about his music, working with the Wu Tang Clan and redemption. BL: Hello how are […]

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Echobelly play o2 Institute and release new album

Echobelly play the 02 Institute in May ahead of the release of their new album Anarchy and Alchemy (26th May). […]

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man + Dan Caplen @ O2 Academy, 24th April 2017

It’s been quite a year for Rory Graham from Brighton who, as  Rag ‘n Bone Man, is one of the […]

Marianas Trench for the o2 Institute in May

Canadian Pop-Punk band Marianas Trench are returning to the UK and back to Birmingham in May, stopping of at Birmingham’s O2 on May 2nd.   […]

Julie Byrne at the Hare and Hounds

The enchanting Julie Byrne pays a visit to Birmingham in late May as part of her UK tour. Her second […]

The Kooks + Clean Cut Kid @ o2 Academy, 22nd April, 2017

Formed in Brighton in 2004, The Kooks rose to fame with the release of their debut album ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ […]

Richard Ashcroft + Black Grape @ Barclaycard Arena, 20th April, 2017

Promoting the 2016 ‘These People’ album Richard Ashcroft called into Birmingham and the cavernous Barclaycard Arena (NIA to the locals). […]