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Miles Kane @ o2 Institute, 27 November 2018

With lashings of eye makeup, punchy pop songs and a cover of Donna Summer, it’s fair to say Miles Kane is taking a different musical route in 2018.   It’s been more than seven years since – as a fresh faced teenager – I first saw the singer-songwriter bring his debut record Colour of the […]

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V Festival, Day 1 @ Weston Park, Staffordshire – Saturday 18th August, 2012

Like Christmas, V Festival comes but once a year. Unlike yuletide however, it involves copious amounts of alcohol consumed by thousands of revellers all of whom end up either hugging one another or asleep a little bit tipsy amidst the party. Scratch that, it’s just like Christmas, only in the summer in the middle of […]

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Kasabian @ Birmingham NIA, 6th December 2011

The NIA is possibly one of the worse venues to drive to, and given the pre-Christmas traffic slightly worse than normal. The nearby multi-story car-park is also inadequate for the size of the venue, but having located a space the charges are also custom made for punter rip-off. It seems you can have 3 hours […]

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The Last Shadow Puppets @ Wolverhampton Civic Hall – 11th October 2008

After the huge success of their number one album ‘The Age Of Understatement’, I approached tonight’s gig with great expectations. Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner and The Rascals’ Miles Kane joined forces back in March for their first gig in Brooklyn to bring us The Last Shadow Puppets. I entered the Civic Hall, thinking the gig […]

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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 […]