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Bloodstock Festival Facebook Lottery

The award-winning BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL has started a weekly Facebook lottery, enabling a lucky winner to grab a pair of festival tickets (with camping) every week from now through to the festival in August. All you need to do to enter is swap your current Facebook cover pic for one of the custom-built Facebook cover banners […]

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Peace – Hometown Show at O2 Academy2

Following their incredible sold-out gigs at The Rainbow and Warehouse, Birmingham Promoters are very excited to be welcoming back PEACE for a hometown show at O2 Academy2 on 27th April. After announcing their debut album ‘In Love’, (“the best album we’ve ever made”) Peace embark on their biggest tour to date. Set for release through Columbia Records on 25th March 2013, and produced by Arctic […]

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Modest Mouse Confirm July UK Tour

Washington’s Modest Mouse have announced a full UK Tour for July this year following a series of US and European dates. Formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington Modest Mouse over the last decade have become the indie rock standard and one of the few bands capable of treading the narrow path where massive popularity is […]

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Biffy Clyro Join Reading/Leeds Festival Bill

Reading & Leeds Festivals have revealed that the next Main Stage headliner for 2013 is Biffy Clyro, in what will be a UK festival exclusive performance. The band joins Eminem, another UK festival exclusive, as headliners at the Festivals with the final headline act soon to be revealed! Expect to hear hits from the band’s […]

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Emilia Mitiku to play free show at The Yardbird

The excellent Emilia Mitiku will be playing a free entry show at The Yardbird next Wednesday 6th February! For Emilia Mitiku, there is one word to describe her new album, ‘I Belong To You‘: honest. This quality is more important to Emilia than it might be to other singers – the type, perhaps, who set […]

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Local Bands and Skydiving for St Mary’s Hospice Fundraiser

  The lovely Esh Capelo is trying to raise money for the excellent charity St Mary’s Hospice, not only holding a gig featuring local bands at The Rainbow on Friday 8th February, but also risking life and limb in a death-defying sky dive! The night will feature an  awesome line-up of amazing local unsigned talent! […]

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Midlands Musicians for MS Society Fundraiser

Luke Concannon will be joined by other top Midlands musicians for a very special fundraising gig happening on Tuesday 11 December 2012. 100% of tickets sales (minus venue costs) will go to the Birmingham branch of the MS Society and they are hoping to raise £1000 on the night. This will only be possible if […]

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Savages announce show at The Rainbow

Continuing their headline tour Savages are pleased to announce that they will be appearing at The Rainbow on Tuesday 6th November. Tickets are available from Birmingham Promoters Savages are an all-female four-piece post-punk band from London. For Savages the intention was to create a sound, indestructible and musically solid, written for the stage, designed with enough nuances […]

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Sparks – Two Hands, One Mouth

Following their highly successful one-off show at the Bush Hall earlier this year, Sparks will take their new pared-down, voice plus keyboards format on the road in the the UK next couple of weeks. Working on the basis that the Mael Brothers are in effect the band the pair decided to host a one off show […]

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Smoke Fairies announce appearance at the Hare and Hounds

Photo: Malchick Voshart Smoke Fairies will appear at The Hare and Hounds on Wednesday 26th September with support from Bear’s Den. Since their 2010 debut album, ‘Through Low Light And Trees’, Smoke Fairies have been on an epic journey, both physically and spiritually. Touring Britain, Europe and America; in tour buses, ramshackle vans and even driving themselves […]

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Bloc Party + whenyoung + Liz Lawrence @ o2 Academy, 13th July 2019

If you are a keen reader of music magazines and blog posts you may have read recently that indie is […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Sunday- Kawala

Sunday is always the day of struggle at music festivals. Not only are you tired and smelly, but you have […]

Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Saturday- Indoor Pets

Saturday at Barn on the Farm was a nice, cool afternoon full of music. About midway through the day band […]

KISS @ The Arena Birmingham, 9 July 2019

KISS are the champions of the stadium rock show, a title that they refuse to relinquish. Yet the time has […]

Godiva Festival Sunday, 7th July 2019

We return for Day 3 of Godiva Festival and the sun is shining down so this were going to get […]