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Emeli Sandé + Ben Monteith @ Symphony Hall, 2 December 2019

British singer and songwriter Emeli Sandé took over the Symphony Hall on Monday as part of her “Real Life” UK tour. After releasing a new album in September, which was highly acclaimed in certain areas and left others with mixed feelings , the expectations for her concert were obviously high and I believe she reached […]

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Emeli Sandé @ 02 Academy, 19th March, 2017

As bodies filed into the O2 Academy on a Sunday night, the temperature rose, and we all waited in anxious hot anticipation for the night ahead. Emeli Sandé is a Scottish powerhouse whose tunes have been played on repeat on the radio since her debut a handful of years ago. Hoping that her passion and spunk would […]

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Emeli Sande @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Tuesday 26th March 2013

From performing at the Olympics to being the best selling album of 2012 in the UK, Emeli Sandé has been going from strength to strength in recent times. Raised in Scotland, she originally came to the public eye through appearing on Chipmunk’s 2009 track ‘Diamond Eyes’ whilst also writing and performing with artists such as […]

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Emeli Sande @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Thursday 8th November 2012

Six months ago I queued for ages on a freezing cold night in Digbeth waiting to be allowed into the much loved but well worn HMV Institute to see the relatively unknown Emeli Sande. Tonight I am in the luxurious surroundings of Birmingham’s premier venue, Symphony Hall, sipping a drink in the plush Foyer Bar […]

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V Festival, Day 2 @ Weston Park, Staffordshire – Sunday 19th August, 2012

Alcohol induced groggy heads and torrential rain aside there was a great atmosphere at Weston Park for the final day of V Festival 2012. Ponchos and raincoats were in abundance and, with acts like Noel Gallagher and the Stones Roses whetting the musical appetites for what was to come later that day, there were smiles […]

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Emeli Sande + guests @ HMV Institute, Birmingham – 14th April 2012

12 months ago Emeli Sande was a name known only to a few music insiders as a promising young writer from Scotland. Fast forward to a packed, sell out Saturday night at HMV Institute and a year which she can only have dreamed of sees her headlining her first ever gig in Birmingham. What the […]

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BRMB LIVE 2011 @ LG Arena, 26th November 2011

Having been hustled and bustled from one queue to the next outside the LG ARENA I arrived just in time to hear the last half of the heart wrenching Pixie Lott‘s opening rendition of ‘Mama Do’. Taking my seat with the adorning screams of, what I assume was either A) 13 year old wannabe pop […]

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New Model Army @ o2 Institute, 10th January 2020

A somewhat delayed gig, due to illness, New Model Army finally played the second city to promote last years ‘From […]

Saving Grace + The Rails @ Town Hall, 22nd December 2019

And so, to the final gig of the year (for me) and come to that matter the final gig of […]

UB40 @ Arena Birmingham, 21st December 2019

All-time favourites and loved worldwide UB40 returned to Birmingham for their Christmas Hometown Show, bringing together people of all ages […]

Sea Girls @ Hotel Cafe, Los Angeles, 12 December 2019

Call it luck, call it kismet, the moment when you and a favourite band just happen to be in the […]

Hiss Golden Messenger + Olivia Chaney @ Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, 11th December 2019

Having dedicated a sizeable chunk of 2019 to touring North America, Hiss Golden Messenger finally land upon our shores in […]

Melanie Martinez @ o2 Academy, 8 December 2019

Melanie Martinez is an American singer-songwriter, actress and director rising to fame in 2012 after appearing on the American television […]