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LiveLoudCov Summer Showcase @ Square One, Coventry 20 July, 2019

On Friday July 20th, Square One opened its doors to six up-and-coming Midlands-based bands as LiveLoudCov put on their second showcase of the summer. The stage, which is actually part of Coventry University’s student Hub and located inside the building itself, marked a huge upsize for some of the smaller bands on the bill. At […]

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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 Festival could be a miserable one. The acts didn’t let this dampen their spirits though, as the performers loaded in with bright eyes and bushy tails, ready to play their hearts out to the people […]

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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 toasty today. Fans already started to trickle in with a substaial amount more than the start of yesterday clearly the weather is helping, Starting off the day with an array of local talent followed by […]

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Godiva Festival Friday, 5th July 2019

Godiva Festival is Coventry’s very own home-grown music festival that’s held annually in the War Memorial Park. It can cater for up to 150,000 people, although the expected attendance this year was around half of this, it means there is still growing room for this family-orientated festival in the future. The weather was set to be […]

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Micah Erenberg plays Coventry 23rd May

The Tin Music and Arts in Coventry, welcomes Micah Erenberg next Thursday (23rd May) and he’s one to see. Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Micah Erenberg recently released his ‘Somewhere Beyond The Ocean’ single, a captivating and poetic song, which is now followed up by an equally endearing offering –  ‘Do It For Love’ (see below). The song comes […]

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Skindred Night Of The Living Dred @ Empire Coventry, 31st October 2018

Opening up tonight are local lads Last Hounds, a 5 piece hardcore punk band.  These guys are growing from strength to strength, and provide an engaging performance with emotive screams.  They close all on the ground, while the crowds horns are raised high.  Ballsdeep are next, if you can get over the name which is […]

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Deaf Havana + Black Foxxes + Decade @ Kasbah Coventry, 14 November 2017

Norfolk band Deaf Havana, formed in 2005, have changed their style considerably over the years, going from pop-punk to a more alternative rock. The line-up has also changed, not least going from a three piece to a five piece, with the introduction of keyboards and piano which have given them a softer side. Supporting Deaf […]

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Twin Atlantic play The Copper Rooms 20th May

The Birmingham Live team love Twin Atlantic and are delighted they are back in the area next weekend. This time playing in Coventry and some great venues across the rest of the UK. “HEADING TO PLACES WE HAVEN’T BEEN IN A LONG TIME AND SOME WHERE WE HAVEN’T BEEN AT ALL. WE CAN’T WAIT.” 18.05.2017 […]

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José González + Ólöf Arnalds @ Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 13th March, 2015

  José González played just three dates at smaller venues on the UK leg of his Europe and US tour. He is back on the road to promote his latest record “Vestiges & Claws” and having been a fan of his first album and it being nearly eight years since his last, I was keen […]

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Local Band Spotlight – The Polaris

Continuing our campaign to get recognition for local bands we feature  indie-rock four-piece The Polaris. The Coventry-based outfit have just released their début EP; A Beginnings End. Formed in 2011 the current line-up features band members, Stew, Gaz, Ewan, and Dan who are  cite  the likes of Fickerstick, Stereophonics, The Enemy and Foo Fighters amongst their influences. What’s the story of […]

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Pixies and The Big Moon, o2 Academy 16 September 2019

When Black Francis was Frank Black during the 1990’s he played small venues.  They were always packed, but they were […]

Pixies new album ‘Beneath The Eyrie’

It’s funny that after a band splits up and potentially will not make any more music, they are made into […]

The S.L.P @ o2 Institute, 7th September 2019

With five number one albums and a Glastonbury headline appearance under his belt, it’s been some time since Kasabian man […]

Is Bliss @ The Sunflower Lounge, 4th September 2019

After a summer sitting in fields, drinking warm beer and sleeping in tents, it was time to return to the […]

Album Review – New Model Army “From Here”

For a band approaching 39 years, New Model Army continue to be prolific, not only live but by their studio […]

Album Review – Babybird “Photosynthesis”

It is strange when you read articles about Stephen Jones, in which he is made notable for having built up […]