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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 the bill this evening.  All I knew was that the one track on a streaming service that I found from The Murder Capital would be all I had to base my anticipation on.  However, thanks […]

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West Thebarton @ Sunflower Lounge, 14th August 2018

By the time we arrived at the Sunflower Lounge on Tuesday evening local emo trio Chewie were taking to the stage, a new addition to the Birmingham live scene and a very welcome one at that. Releasing their debut single ‘Warm Hands, Cold Heart’ last month on Tree Of Life Records, the band had clearly […]

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Marsicans @ Sunflower Lounge, 1 March 2018

A warm glow streams through the half opened door of The Sunflower Lounge. Like moths to a flame we scurry out of the snow into the warm basement room. On tonight’s lineup is current standout Marsicans. We first met Marsicans a few months ago when they opened for Birmingham’s JAWS. The bands rambunctious youthful energy […]

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Fizzy Blood @ Sunflower Lounge 27 February, 2018

Free posters for the first fifty people at the show was a generous gift from Fizzy Blood, however it’s their music and incredible live show that’s the true gift that Fizzy Blood provide the world with. Opening the show were Birmingham four piece Sonder, who had clearly brought some of their own fans along to […]

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Marsicans play The Sunflower Lounge 1st March, 2018

Indie pop band Marsicans create vividly coloured tunes that are mirrored by their electricly charged gigs. Typifying their sound with strong pop structures intermingled with rock and indie influences, Marsicans music is full of glee and spontaneity, musicianship that is poignantly perfected in its simplicity. While their songs are usually balls of energy new single […]

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Gang of Youths play The Sunflower Lounge this Sunday

Birmingham Promoters continue to bring exciting and interesting bands to the city.  This weekend on 28th May, Gang of Youths with support from Demob Happy and Birmingham Live will be there to cover it. The five piece Sydney band, Gang of Youths, is considered as one of Australia’s most impressive live acts. Comprising members David Le’Aupepe, […]

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Empire + Chapter and Verse + Ember Weir + Monkey Bone + November Plot @ Sunflower Lounge, 15th March, 2017

Opening the show for Empire this evening were local bands Monkey Bone and November Plot who had both clearly bought a lot of their own fans to the Sunflower Lounge, made more obvious by the vacant space created by the time that Ember Weir took to the stage. Having recently supported Fatherson, its Ember Weir’s […]

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Tom Grennan @ The Sunflower Lounge, 8th February, 2017

It seems that pop is slowly turning soulful. A trend has taken over the commercial radio world in the last few years in which we see bluesy soulful singers getting as much air time as pop princesses. Artists like George Ezra, Tom Odell, and James Arthur are all shining examples of how powerful voices can […]

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Flamingods and Handwaxx @ Sunflower Lounge, 3rd November 2016

It is not often that Birmingham Live gets a personal invite to review a band of Flamingods’ stature, so even though I knew little about the band, they just seemed so interesting and different from what is going on at the moment, that I could not refuse. Now more than ever, the support slot always […]

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Sun Club + Callum Pickard & The Third Look @ Sunflower Lounge, 30th January 2016

To use an old footballing cliche,tonight is a gig of two halves – thankfully that is only down to the performances as the music on offer is first rate throughout. Callum Pickard & the Third Look are first and are a Coventry based indie band with a laid back 60’s vibe.  Hints of Velvet Underground, […]

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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 […]

Marsicans

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