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The Xcerts + Paris Youth Foundation + Novacub @ Castle and Falcon, 11th April 2019

On arriving it was nice to see from the beginning there was a large audience already at the venue to welcome indie rock band Novacub who were first on stage.  Fronted by Bloc Party drummer Louise Bartle and completed by fellow Bloc Party member and guitarist Russell Lissack, Iona Thomas (Bass) and Tony Alda (drums). […]

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Busted @ Resorts World Arena, 29th March 2019

Following their best efforts of trying to forget their neon pop come back, Busted have returned to their pop punk roots and this was reflected in the support acts for last night’s show at Resorts World Arena in Birmingham. The show was opened by Holygood (formerly Light You Up), Brigade and The Xcerts of which […]

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2000 Trees Festival 2016, Day 2, 8th July 2016

Brumlive’s Hannah Sebestjanowicz (HS) and Dave Musson (DM) continue their coverage of 2000 Trees festival 2016, the 10th anniversary of the festival, with a day 2 deep in the Cotswolds. Friday has been officially declared as my day of discovery giving me the chance to check out bands based on friends recommendations or just on a whim. That’s […]

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2000 Trees Festival 2016, Day 1, 7th July 2016

2000 Trees is celebrating it’s 10th birthday this year; 10 years of championing the very best in new, underground and British music all in the beautiful setting of Upcote Farm in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds. Brumlive’s Hannah Sebestjanowicz (HS) and Dave Musson (DM)  experienced this anniversary festival and tell the story of three […]

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2000 Trees Festival, Cheltenham 9th-11th July 2015

Being in its ninth year, 2000 Trees was this year headlined by Deaf Havana and Alkaline Trio however there was much more to check out before it came to those two. Opening on Thursday, it gives those prepared to camp a day extra with the opportunity to check out some extra bands before the weekend […]

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2000 Trees Festival

In the midst of the post-Glastonbury ennui and discussions about how bad Kanye really was, we are more than glad to say it’s time for the award-winning 2000 Trees to celebrate its ninth year at Upcote Farm near Cheltenham, featuring the very best new and underground music on six stages, plus comedy, DJs, a silent disco, […]

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Motion City Soundtrack + The Xcerts @ o2 Academy, 3rd May 2015

On the 10th anniversary of their most beloved and well known album Commit This To Memory, Motion City Soundtrack have been playing the album in full across various venues up and down the U.S. They bring that tour to the UK on a tiny two date run which sees them playing in the capital and […]

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The Xcerts + Kagoule + Hyena @ The Sunflower Lounge, 30th November 2014

Tonight, I was supposed to be seeing Protest The Hero in Wolverhampton, but after listening to the brilliant new Xcerts album There Is Only You repeatedly over the course of November, I changed my mind. I also saw this as a great opportunity to see The Xcerts in a venue as intimate as The Sunflower […]

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Bloc Party + whenyoung + Liz Lawrence @ o2 Academy, 13th July 2019

If you are a keen reader of music magazines and blog posts you may have read recently that indie is […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Sunday- Kawala

Sunday is always the day of struggle at music festivals. Not only are you tired and smelly, but you have […]

Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Saturday- Indoor Pets

Saturday at Barn on the Farm was a nice, cool afternoon full of music. About midway through the day band […]

KISS @ The Arena Birmingham, 9 July 2019

KISS are the champions of the stadium rock show, a title that they refuse to relinquish. Yet the time has […]

Godiva Festival Sunday, 7th July 2019

We return for Day 3 of Godiva Festival and the sun is shining down so this were going to get […]