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Marsicans play The Sunflower Lounge 1st March, 2018

Indie pop band Marsicans create vividly coloured tunes that are mirrored by their electricly charged gigs. Typifying their sound with strong pop structures intermingled with rock and indie influences, Marsicans music is full of glee and spontaneity, musicianship that is poignantly perfected in its simplicity. While their songs are usually balls of energy new single […]

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Morrissey plays the Genting Arena 27th February

  Morrissey will play the Genting Arena on 27th February, a day to note in the Birmingham Live diary! He visits mid tour and will be performing tracks from Low In High School, which is the first studio album from Morrissey since 2014 and his debut for BMG. The album sees BMG partnering with Morrissey on the […]

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Apocalyptica play the Symphony Hall March 1st

At Birmingham Live we are excited about this one. Apocalyptica the Finnish cello metal four piece, are celebrating the anniversary of the “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos” album with a stop at the Symphony Hall on the 1st March. The group created their very own genre and laid the foundation to a career that has […]

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Interview – The Blinders

I have seen many up and coming bands taking their early, tentative steps into the music business, making the same glaring errors; the worst being the idea that you don’t have to work hard on stage in small venues or when you are a support act.  It’s as if bands are saving themselves for the […]

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The Faceless at Mama Roux’s this Sunday

Progressive death metal titans THE FACELESS (Progressive death metal) are on a full UK tour and Sunday (4th February)  will be see them at Mama Roux’s. The tour is in support of their fourth studio album, “In Becoming A Ghost”  and one of our team will be down the front to see and report on it all look […]

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Bowling for Soup The Get Happy Tour

Yes – Bowling for Soup are back in Birmingham (o2 Academy) on the 13th February leading The Get Happy Tour. Looking back to the late 00’s, fans of pop punk, punk rock and ska will fondly remember The Get Happy Tour; Bowling For Soup’s touring package that brought together bands like The Bloodhound Gang, Zebrahead and […]

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Rag ‘n’ Bone Man for the Town Hall

Rag’n’Bone Man will be playing a one-off, intimate show at the Town Hall  on February 7, hosted by Absolute Radio. Birmingham Live were lucky to catch him in Birmingham early last year as he will now be stepping up to much larger venues.   Before that there is the chance to see him at the Town Hall […]

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Wolf Alice – Signing at HMV Birmingham

At Birmingham Live we love music, we love bands and we love that other people feel the same way! We were at the Wolf Alice signing earlier this evening at HMV for the launch of their new album Visions of a Life which we reviewed earlier this week ahead of the launch event.  Review here….. […]

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The Black Angels play 02 Institute 26th September, 2017

the black angels

The Black Angels have been hailed as one of the leaders in the recent resurgent of psychedelia and with the release of their fifth studio album, Death Song, they are unleashing their unique take on music and visuals upon the O2 Institute on 26th September. Singer and guitarist, Alex Maas, kindly gave me a few […]

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V Festival @ Weston Park 19th and 20th August, 2017

  In 1996 Pulp front man Jarvis Cocker had a wild idea, he desired to play two different outdoor stages in two days. Two gigs, two days, two stages. In August of that year it happened. With two stages and one tent a small festival sprung from the ground, becoming what we now know as […]

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Marsicans play The Sunflower Lounge 1st March, 2018

Indie pop band Marsicans create vividly coloured tunes that are mirrored by their electricly charged gigs. Typifying their sound with […]

Morrissey plays the Genting Arena 27th February

  Morrissey will play the Genting Arena on 27th February, a day to note in the Birmingham Live diary! He […]

The Blinders @ The Sunflower Lounge,16 February 2018

When you are a lion on stage and things go wrong, it is impossible to turn into a mouse.  By […]

The Script + Ella Eyre @ Genting Arena, 15 February 2018

The Script have had a career that many dream about. Five albums, a handful of awards, and four major tours […]

Don Broco @ O2 Academy Birmingham 15 February, 2018

  After finally entering the venue with a queue that was almost back into the centre of Birmingham, it appeared […]

Iron & Wine + Half Waif @ Symphony Hall Birmingham, 13 February 2018

On a freezing Tuesday night with a near evacuation due an explosion next door at the Rep Theatre, we waited […]