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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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Pagan @ The Flapper, 15 May 2019

Every now and then you see a band that is enjoyable for no clear reason other than the music is […]

Matthew and The Atlas for the Castle and Falcon on Saturday

The Birmingham Live team are all geared up for this one as Birmingham Promoters bring Matthew and the Atlas to […]

Download Festival, 14-16 June 2019

A countdown clock graces the upper right hand corner of Download’s main page signalling the double digit days till the […]

Micah Erenberg plays Coventry 23rd May

The Tin Music and Arts in Coventry, welcomes Micah Erenberg next Thursday (23rd May) and he’s one to see. Canadian […]

Hollywood Undead + Loathe @ Rock City, 3rd May 2019

Arriving into the venue to see Hollywood Undead tonight I noticed how busy it already was half an hour after […]

Papa Roach @ O2 Academy, 29th April 2019

The unpredictable, yet always charming Papa Roach take over O2 Academy Birmingham again, touring in support of their 10th studio […]