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Kasabian & The Maccabees announce LG Arena gig

On Sunday night, they headlined Glastonbury, the week before they played a historic hometown show in front of 50,000 people at Victoria Park in Leicester and today Kasabian announce a huge autumn tour including a date at Birmingham’s LG Arena. Kasabian are in the form of their lives both on stage and on record. The […]

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Nine Inch Nails @ Birmingham LG Arena – 18th May 2014

Tonight is the first date of Nine Inch Nails‘ UK tour, which takes in some of the biggest venues the band has headlined in this country so far. And it’s a show some of us never thought we’d even see! Only a few years ago, Trent Reznor announced an indefinite hiatus and many feared the […]

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Prince & 3rdEyeGirl @ Birmingham LG Arena – 15th May 2014

An email sent to ticket holders ahead of Prince’s first Birmingham gig in 19 years read “Please wear something purple! We also kindly ask you to bring no cameras and to not use your phones to film or take photos during the concerts. Let’s all enjoy the shows through our own eyes together.” And for […]

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McBusted @ Birmingham LG Arena – 2nd May 2014

McBusted is a supergroup formed of pop groups McFly and the long-gone Busted. Tonight marks their first performance in Birmingham on the tour which includes three dates in the city. Despite a quiet start to the night, things quickly liven up when McBusted are due to take to the stage. When they finally jump out […]

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Elbow + Jimi Goodwin @ Birmingham LG Arena – 5th April 2014

These days, with these stadium gigs, Elbow both enthrall me and bring out the curmudgeon in me in equal measure. Don’t get me wrong; I am a fan of Elbow but my inner music snob doesn’t really accept that this is where they should be in 2014. The chorus of One Day Like This ring […]

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Stereophonics @ LG Arena – Tuesday 19th November 2013

Prior to Stereophonics taking to the stage, a number of videos are played including Kasabian and Red Hot Chili Peppers but the most interesting is the choice of The Kills track U R A Fever which sees dry ice released over the crowd. As the arena goes dark, the sound of a helicopter blares through […]

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Rush @ LG Arena – 26th May 2013

A stunning trio on a Sunday evening – but a strange gig-going experience. For the three songs I saw and the first half I heard from outside the auditorium Rush were on imaculate form, as they had been earlier in the week when I saw this set in full in Manchester. A quick explanation is […]

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Paramore Announce UK Tour

Grammy nominated and multi million selling three-piece Paramore are able to announce today that they will be returning to the UK and Ireland to play 6 shows in September 2013.  This will follow the band’s appearance at this year’s Radio 1 Big Weekend in LondonDerry/Derry at the end of May. Hayley Williams (vocals): “We’re so […]

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Biffy Clyro + City & Colour – Birmingham LG Arena – 21st March 2013

It’s taken 18 years but it seems like Biffy Clyro are in danger of becoming the biggest rock band in the UK any day now. With a number one album in the bag, Ayrshire’s finest arrive in Birmingham for the second night of their first arena-filling tour and there is a definite sense of occasion […]

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The Killers @ LG Arena, Birmingham – Wednesday 31st October 2012

Close to ten years ago now, I arrived at the Birmingham Academy 2 to see British Sea Power playing their first headline tour in support of the critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Decline of British Sea Power’. A short while after entering the venue I was accosted by a woman with a clipboard, who demanded […]

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Help needed regarding the forthcoming official documentary about Norwegian band JR Ewing

Do you remember punk/hardcore band JR Ewing?  An official documentary is being worked on and the filmakers are looking for […]

Killing Joke @ KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton 8 August, 2019

30 years is a buggeringly long time for any musical act to keep itself from splitting or killing each other. […]

Lime Cordiale @O2 Academy, 31 July 2019

Coming all the way from Sydney, Lime Cordiale took a break from the non-stop touring around Australia and New Zealand. […]

Inner City Live with Doves + Johnny Marr + The Coral + The Twang

Half way through Doves’ set at Inner City Live, Jimi Goodwin surveyed the soggy crowd in front of him and […]

Inner City Live with DOVES and Johnny Marr 28th July 2019

DOVES are playing at Perry Park this Sunday (28th July) with Johnny Marr, The Coral  and The Twang in support for Innercity Live! One […]

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 […]