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Gary Barlow @ Symphony Hall, 14 June 2018

“Tonight we’ve gotta live for these days!” An evening with Gary Barlow at the Birmingham Symphony Hall definitely sounds like “These Days.” A brave man called the show a “Theatre show” as it was quickly shattered by the constant onslaught of confetti cannons. Little was left to the imagination as the set list was posted […]

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Brother Firetribe @ Actress and Bishop 12 June, 2018

My first time in the Actress & Bishop to find there is a downstairs small stage and upstairs room. The pub itself looks great downstairs and as the weather is nice we have a crowd seated outside. The room upstairs is fairly dark, the stage setting is in a corner placement with limited lighting facing […]

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Download Festival Day Three 10th June, 2018

Day three and we are back at Download although we have a slightly slower start to the day. Dream State.  Unfortunately due to security checks on my car taking much longer than previous days rooting through my very clean car (I’m lying its not clean) we miss the chance to get any photos and see […]

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Download 2018 Mini Images Review Day Three

Download 2018 day three is upon us already.  Our team continue to report in on the great choices on offer and amazing people they are meeting. Our full Download 20188 coverage (review/image) will start over the next few days. Our day three quick round up  looked like this. Images from the top   The Hives, Wayward […]

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Download Festival Day Two 9th June, 2018

Day Two of Download, its Saturday and we are ready to get started. First up WSTR. What a way to get the party started, the band announce their name for those who do not know pronounced Waster with some intro played over which includes a voice over as if they don’t realise the crowd is […]

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Download Mini Images Review Day Two

Download Day two, calm on the weather front while the bands whipped up a storm.  Our team are having a great time seeing loads of bands, listening to new music and catching the bands we love. Day two looked like this: Images in order Fever, Being as an Ocean, May Day Parade, Neck Deep, Sleep […]

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Download Festival Day One 8 June, 2018

2018’s Download Festival brings an array of sights to marvel at and I haven’t even started on the acts. People in banana outfits drinking from horns and blow up dolls strapped to peoples’ backs… It seems Download is a place where if you don’t fit into that certain criteria, you’re the odd one out. Children […]

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Download Mini Images Review Day One

The mammoth festival that is Download is upon us again and the Birmingham Live team are busy on site trying to catch and capture as much as they can. Great bands, great weather, great crowds we love the world’s premier metal festival. Each day we will be showing a quick round up of our favourites […]

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Jack Carty + Maz O’Connor @ The Kitchen Garden Café, 7th June 2018

Nestled in amongst the crowded shopfronts along Kings Heath’s York Road, you will happen upon an unassuming gated alleyway that by day, leads to a quaint cafe that offers any visitor a welcome sanctuary from the reliably bustling high street. By night, the location is turned into a one of the finest endeavours the city […]

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The Milk @ Mama Roux’s, 7th June 2018

For many bands a tour acts as promotion for a new record, however for The Milk whose latest tour rolled into Mama Roux’s on Friday evening, the tour was simply a road test to see which songs would be recorded and make it onto the bands third record. After rising to prominence with their debut […]

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Barn on the Farm Sunday 8th July, 2018

We have made it, the final day of Barn on the Farm. After numerous insanely impressive sets stretching the past […]

Barn on the Farm Saturday 7th July, 2018

As the weekend fans filled the campground, fans present for the intimate sessions at Barn on the Farm were emerging […]

Barn on the Farm Friday 6th July, 2018

Nestled outside of the hustle and bustle of Gloucester, Barn on the Farm is a magical little festival that brings […]

10 Unmissable Acts at 2000 Trees Festival 2018

We are on countdown to 2000Trees Festival 12-14th July and our reviewer Neale has his must see list ready. 10. […]

Del Amitri play the Symphony Hall 23rd July

It’s one we’ve been waiting for at Birmingham Live. Del Amitri will hit the road for the first time in […]

Tremonti + The Fallen State @ o2 Institute, 30 June 2018

Acting as support across the whole of this UK tour, The Fallen State had a large crowd to play to […]