Tag Archives: 19 november

Courtney Barnett @ O2 Academy, 19th November 2018

Fellow Australian musician, Laura Jean, is the support act for Barnett’s tour of the U.K. which is an interesting choice as musically they are very different. Laura Jean is a lone figure with an Kuwai X120 and a saxophone for company with which she produces nostalgic low-key pop. Her latest album, Devotion, is a reflective […]

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Rhiannon Giddens + Kaia Kater @ Town Hall, 19th November 2017

Whilst the bustling Frankfurt Christmas Market is in full swing outside, nestled in the sanctity of Birmingham’s prestigious Town Hall are an expectant bunch, ready to revel in some truly world class musicianship and storytelling. Giddens has garnered a multitude of awards and critical recognition for her staunch endeavours in the tradition of folk and […]

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Mercury Rev @ Glee Club, 10 December 2018

Never has a venue and band been more perfectly suited than the Glee Club and Mercury Rev, particularly for this […]

Nightwish @ Arena Birmingham, 10th December 2018

Nightwish in Birmingham caused a flurry of excitement through the Birmingham Live team when the tour was announced.  Could they […]

Razorlight @ o2 Institute, 10th December 2018

Opening the latest Razorlight tour at the O2 Institute in Birmingham on Monday evening were Fetiche, a French rock band […]

808 State and Lone @ O2 Institute 8th December, 2018

When I found out that Mancunian acid house pioneers and legends 808 State were touring for their 30th anniversary, I […]

Buffalo Tom @ o2 Institute, 6th December 2018

I first came across Buffalo Tom in something like 1991 when a friend with exceptional knowledge of the music scene […]

The Cardigans @ O2 Academy, 6th December 2018

It’s twenty years since The Cardigans released Gran Turismo, the album that eradicated the kitsch indie pop that the band […]