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Mumford and Sons @ Genting Arena, 23rd November 2018

Genre defying music magicians Mumford and Sons can do no wrong. Their timeless records morph into an undulating discography of brilliance that is only mirrored in their electric live shows. New album Delta is a mystifying amalgamation of atmospheric electronic R+B mixed with bits of folk and rock, a transformative record that adds to their […]

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Florence and The Machine @ Genting Arena, 16th November 2018.

Over the past decade, Florence Welch has alongside her ensemble backing band established herself as an internationally renowned artist, hitting her peak in the UK with a highly acclaimed headline set at the prestigious Glastonbury Festival in 2015. Since then, things have been a little more low-key until this year, which saw the release of […]

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Nickelback @ Genting Arena, 10 May 2018

Canadian rock band Nickelback has had a long tenure creating well-loved music. With more than twenty years in the game, the group has curated a unique sound that is distinctively Nickelback. On the Feed the Machine Tour, the band had the difficult job of crafting a setlist that highlights their top hits across an expanse […]

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The Vamps @ Genting Arena, 4 May, 2018

The noise and experience of a modern pop concert is an amazing sight to see and hear.  This is an experience and there are many parents rushing home to collect their screaming, excited children who need to reach the venue in rush hour traffic. Luckily, it does start off a little slower tonight as there […]

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Shiiine On Festival @ Genting Arena 8th September!

At Birmingham Live we love the Shiiine On Festival with yearly excursions to Butlins included.  This year in addition to the weekend and sailing trips a full one day Shiiine On will be in Birmingham at the Genting Arena. So mark Saturday 8th September as an event to attend. The line up includes Orbital, Shed […]

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Morrissey @ Genting Arena 27 February, 2018

Even with the elements against him….Morrissey played the Genting Arena.  Following a  day which brought snow and disruption to the country, he was there and the venue was full. Nearly three years since his last visit and now with new material in the form of the Low In High School album (released Nov 2017) he […]

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Morrissey plays the Genting Arena 27th February

  Morrissey will play the Genting Arena on 27th February, a day to note in the Birmingham Live diary! He visits mid tour and will be performing tracks from Low In High School, which is the first studio album from Morrissey since 2014 and his debut for BMG. The album sees BMG partnering with Morrissey on the […]

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Paramore + mewithoutYou @ Genting Arena, 14 January, 2018

The notion that just two weeks into the new year will see the optimism that greeted 2018 dissipate as the realisation of just how much over indulgence across the festive period has ravaged both our waistlines and bank accounts seems to be garnering more standing with each year. Those feelings of optimism are said to […]

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Little Mix @ Genting Arena, 17th November 2017

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From their beginnings in 2011 as the only group to date to win The X factor, to the accolade of Best British Single for ‘Shout Out to My Ex’, Little Mix are on a dazzling journey to the top. The Glory Days album was released in November 2016 and the accompanying tour is testament to […]

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The Killers @ Genting Arena, 6 November, 2017

Tonight Birmingham Live have the chance to see The Killers on our doorstep. Opening the set is a giant triangle lit up, this then folds back to reveal Brandon Flowers.  For those not able to see from the sides, the rear screen has moving videos and is in the shape of a triangle.  In fact […]

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Holy Holy – Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey @ Town Hall, 13 February 2019

When I last reviewed the Holy Holy show in 2015 link here I stated it was the best gig of the […]

Hanson @ Symphony Hall 11 February 2019

As someone who spent the 90’s making create-your-own Beatles scarves out of old curtains whilst my peers were crying over […]

Hoobastank + Buckcherry + Adelitas Way @ o2 Institute 10th February 2019

Tonight is bitterly cold again, no ice needed in our drinks, I’m not really sure what to be expecting from […]

The Murder Capital + The Cosmics + Bad Girlfriend @ Sunflower Lounge, 5th February 2019

The late pick-up on this gig combined with a very busy weekend meant that I was unprepared and unresearched for […]

Rival Sons @ o2 Academy, 5th February 2019

Mixing a little California cool with a little Nashville edge, hard rock band Rival Sons is an amalgamation of style […]

Enter Shikari @ o2 Academy, 1 February 2019

What’s the best thing for a band to do between albums and tours? While this may be influenced by their […]