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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

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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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Gary Numan plays The Assembly in Leamington 29th July

With a new album “Savage” due on the 15th September and first single “My Name is Ruin” out now Gary Numan is doing a short run of dates ahead of his major European tour.   This includes a Saturday night (29th July)  at The Assembly in Leamington Spa. ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ is an […]

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MADE Festival – 29th July, 2017

A Summer in Birmingham for regular revellers of the iconic Rainbow venue has come to be synonymous with MADE Festival, a musical occasion that brings together the best of what Birmingham’s creative quarter has to offer. This includes food, streetwear, graffiti culture and a well curated line of House and Urban music. The Digbeth Triangle […]

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Robert Glasper Experiment for Somerset House on 11th July, 2017

  Robert Glasper has done something very few modern jazz musicians have managed to do, become a crossover brand, with a musical appeal nearly as universal as pizza. Instantly recognisable for his distinct sounds and musical imprints. Robert has over the years kept true to himself as an artist whilst constantly experimenting with sounds, genres and redefining […]

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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 which includes Editors, Ocean Colour Scene, The Twang, Orbital, Leftfield, The Coral and many other emerging artists.  The three day festival takes place at Eastside City Park from 15th -17th September. We arranged for our […]

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Cambridge Folk Festival 27th – 30th July, 2017

In 1965 a group of folk loving individuals bandied together to create a weekend of folk music and fun, birthing what is now Cambridge Folk Festival. Celebrating its 53rd year the festival promises to bring excellent folk tunes set against the beautiful setting of Cherry Hinton Hall. While attracting thousands upon thousands, the festival has […]

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2000 Trees Festival – 10 Bands You Must See!

2000 Trees Festival, held at Upcote Farm, Gloucestershire, has grown and grown in popularity ever since it’s birth in 2007. Started by six friends who wanted to create a cheap festival where people could see their favourite bands; the festival has seen some big names such as Alkaline Trio, Deaf Havana, Arcane Roots and Funeral […]

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Chronixx plays the o2 Academy 27th May, 2017

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of his debut album Chronology, Jamaican Reggae sensation Chronixx – backed by his Zincfence Redemption Band, brings his Chronology tour to Birmingham on Saturday 27th May. Returning to the UK after 2015’s highly successful Reparation tour, which included the sold out annual ‘Summer series’ event at the world famous […]

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LANY @ o2 Insitute, 9th December 2017

The Ancient Greek aphorism “knows thyself” has been the seat of conceptual knowledge that has driven humans to contemplative realms […]

JP Cooper @ o2 Institute, 8 December, 2017

JP Cooper has had a smashing year; hit singles “September Song” and “Perfect Strangers” were the standout songs of the […]

Nothing More @ o2 Institute 8 December, 2017

In a mad rush with really bad traffic outside, on a cold winter night I enter a warm, steamy, crowded […]

Happy Mondays @ o2 Institute 6 December, 2017

It’s been a very long time since I last saw the Happy Mondays I think we are probably going back […]

Marilyn Manson @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton 6 December, 2017

Having not been to see Marilyn Manson for over a decade, I was quite excited and anticipated a great theatrical […]

JAWS + Marsicans @ 02 Institute, 2nd December, 2017

  Our team went to see JAWS hometown gig with Marsicans supporting. The first time I heard Marsicans I was […]