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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).  This is something certain members of the Birmingham Live team are thrilled about. Reinvigorated after a long hiatus, Echobelly founders Sonya Madan and Glenn Johansson found themselves drawn to writing songs for what would become […]

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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.   The new single Who Do You Love and album Astoria are already out and the Birmingham Live team are looking forward to seeing them back here. UK tour dates for The Final Countdown tour. May 1, 2017                Bristol, […]

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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 album ‘Not Even Happiness’ (released last month to widespread acclaim on Basin Rock) vividly archives what would have otherwise been lost to the road – bustling roadside diners, the stars over the high desert, the […]

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Live at Yorks – Monday Nights at Yorks Bakery Cafe

At Brumlive.com we like to concentrate on local music and local venues. Live at Yorks is a weekly event at Yorks Bakery Cafe in Birmingham. Brumlive contributor Hannah Sebestjanowicz give usthe low down on what is coming up at the location of her day job! Every Monday evening at Yorks  we bring in the best live […]

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Download Festival Press Day, 7th April 2017

Download Festival is now one of the biggest rock events in Europe, if not the whole world. Chris Bowley from Brumlive.com went to the press day to see how the organisers are looking to improve  the festival experience, engage with their fans, and deal with the growing need to diversify the music and acts on […]

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Sparks for o2 Institute in September

Sparks have announced new album, Hippopotamus, plus the European dates of The Hippopotamus Tour, Including a date at o2 Institute, Birmingham on Sunday September 24th. Tickets go on sale for the Fan Club on Wednesday 29th March, and are released for general on sale Friday 31st March Musical mavericks Sparks – Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael […]

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Slam Dunk Festival 2017 – More Bands Announced

Slam Dunk Festival, the UK’s most celebrated pop-punk festival is delighted to add The Gospel Youth, Ocean Grove, Vukovi, Area 11, Sylar, Homebound, Casey and Makeout to the 2017 bill. These incredible acts are set to perform on the new Breakout Stage, curated by Rock Sound Magazine at this year’s event. Hailing from Brighton, treasured […]

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Metallica Announce European Leg Of The Worldwired Tour

Metallica have announced the European leg of their Worldwired Tour in support of ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’. They have also announce that Kvelertak will be support for the tour. The tour kicks off with two shows in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome on September 4th and 6th. Norway’s Kvelertak will be support for the tour run. The tour […]

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Kiefer Sutherland – UK Tour

Kiefer Sutherland; Hollywood Actor, Cattle Rancher, Record Label Owner and Musician will tour throughout Europe this June. His tour will include a date at the o2 Academy 2 in Birmingham on 21st June. Kiefer Sutherland has been a professional actor for over thirty years, starring in movies such as Stand By Me, The Lost Boys, […]

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Laura Marling to play the Institute on 14th March.

Laura Marling is pleased to announce full details of her sixth album, UK live shows with a live band, plus – a short run of intimate solo shows for this Spring. The tour includes an appearance at the o2 Institute in Digbeth on 14th March. Semper Femina is released March 10th 2017 on Laura’s own label […]

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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). […]