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Interview – Dog Is Dead

The first mention I ever heard of Dog Is Dead, I was inclined to believe that my ubercultured friend was confused about the title of the popular book and theatre play The Curious Incident Of the Dog in the Nighttime. After a little clarification from her and some facepalming from me, I was introduced to […]

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Interview – Mallory Knox

Thanks to Sam and Mikey for taking the time out to talk to Birmingham Live. You started out on your tour with Don Broco last night, how did the first night go? M: It was crazy! We’ve played Norwich a few times before and it’s always been okay, but last night was the first time […]

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Interview – Your Demise

Tonight Your Demise are headlining Birmingham Academy 2 but before the inevitable carnage begins I sat down with Oz for a quick chat about the latest album The Golden Age, touring and their new ep Cold Chillin’. You’re a week into your headline tour, how have the shows been going so far? They’ve been going […]

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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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NYJO @ Festival On The Close, Rugby, 27th June 2017

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) presented their mix of swing, funk and jazz standards in our second major event […]

Beyond The Tracks – Interview with Nick Power from The Coral

Beyond The Tracks is is a new festival for Birmingham and the BrumLive team are excited by the line up […]

Festival on the Close – G4 + Lesley Garrett

G4 and Lesley Garrett opened Festival on the Close 2017 in Rugby tonight, representing a whole series of landmarks, and […]

The XX @ o2 Academy, 21st June, 2017

It is the type of heat that feels like you are standing on a thousand suns. It is sticky and […]

Kiefer Sutherland + Sound of the Sirens @ o2 Academy

To be honest – I can’t think of any occasion where I would think of mentioning Kiefer Sutherland and That […]

Mark Lanegan @ o2 Institute 2 , 19th June, 2017

The very talented Duke Garwood is the support act for tonight’s performance, which is unsurprising as he is a long […]