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Gaslight Anthem & Blood Red Shoes @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 20th October 2012

Its just over 2 years ago in this same venue that I last saw The Gaslight Anthem, since then they have released their fourth album ‘Handwritten’ to critical acclaim and you can almost taste the anticipation in the air at tonight’s sold out show. The first support act of the evening is the solo punk stylings of […]

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Maverick Sabre @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 29th September 2012

Maverick Sabre attracted a diverse crowd at Birmingham’s O2 Academy on this night. While the cross-section of concert goers gave no indication that a socially-conscious soul-singer was about to grace the stage, the musical interlude definitely set the tone for the evening and consisted of an eclectic offering of hip-hop, reggae and crossover pop. The minimalistic […]

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Nik Kershaw @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 22nd September 2012

Nik Kershaw arrived in 1984 with two platinum albums ‘Human Racing’ and later the same year ‘The Riddle’ and a clutch of hit singles over the next two years including Wouldn’t it Be Good?, I Won’t Let the Sun go Down On Me, The Riddle and Don Quixote hitting the charts as well as an […]

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The Cult + The Mission @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 15th September 2012

When this tour was announced it was announced as a UK arena tour. Three classic indie, alternative, rock, goth bands. The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke. All on one bill. Wow! At The LG Arena – huh? Slightly confused by this – whilst The Cult and The Mission in their hey-day did indeed fill […]

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George Ezra @ Resort World Arena, 17 March 2019

An array of generations pooled around the Resort World gates, anxiously chattering away before the opening of the arena doors. […]

The World of Hans Zimmer – A Symphonic Celebration in Birmingham

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has announced a spectacular new tour, ‘The World of Hans Zimmer’,  which reaches Birmingham next Thursday […]

Album Review – The Very Best of Newton Faulkner….So Far

Sit back, relax and immerse yourself with this best of album, which is as relaxing as a candlit bath. Newton […]

Larkin Poe @ The Glee Club- 11th March 2019

Boasting 15 years as a music venue The Glee Club has opened its doors to an intriguing sister duo from […]

Blood Youth @ Mama Roux’s – 7th March 2019

With the smell of nearby Digbeth Dining Club creeping in through the doors, Birmingham based openers Overthrone took to the […]


Fast rising indie pop rock quartet Marsicans are no strangers to our Birmingham Live readers. We stumbled on the band […]