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Cigarettes After Sex play o2 Institute on 25th March

Following the release of their second album Cry  last October and a quick visit to Manchester and Shepherds Bush as part of a headline tour, Cigarettes after Sex are back and out on more UK dates in March. Cry was recorded during night time sessions in a mansion on the Spanish island of Mallorca.  These sessions […]

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Of Monsters and Men play 02 Academy on 28th!

The superb Of Monsters and Men play the o2 Academy on Monday 28th October. The Icelandic band released their third album Fever Dream at the end of July.  The album was created in the bands own studio, which allowed them the time to explore and enhance their sound and be open to new influences.   […]

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Midge Ure plays the Town Hall on 7th October!

Midge Ure and Band Electronica bring The 1980 Tour to the Town Hall next Monday. This tour celebrates and revisits a pivotal time for music and for Midge himself. Autumn 1979 was a pivotal point in my career trajectory,” Midge Ure explains. “Over the previous two years I had grown from ‘pop band’ (Slik) to […]

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Madeleine Peyroux plays the Glee Club next Thursday

Thursday 11th July see the lovely Madeleine Peyroux visit Birminghams Glee Club. Madeleine Peyroux’s extraordinary journey is one of music industry’s most compelling. Eight albums and 22 years since her debut Dreamland, Peyroux continues to challenge the confines of jazz, venturing into the fertile fields of contemporary music with unfading curiosity. Peyroux’s new album, Anthem, […]

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Day to Day Break Down for Barn on the Farm

We are officially one week away from Barn on the Farm! Our excitement is growing, our bags are being packed, and we are starting to get our schedules in order. As we make our schedule we figured we would help you make yours! Of course our top ten acts are already on our list, but who else […]

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10 Unmissable Acts at Barn on the Farm 2019

With the ten year anniversary approaching, Barn on the Farm celebrates the momentous occasion with an epic line-up that intertwines massive headlining artists with a handful of up and coming stars to be. Invading the Farm from the 4th-7th July there are an overwhelming number of amazing acts to catch. Here are the top ten […]

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Lisa Stansfield for Symphony Hall in October

Lisa Stansfield has announced a UK tour to mark the 30th Anniversary of her debut solo album “Affection”.   Good news for fans locally as she will be playing the Symphony Hall on Tuesday 29th October. The multi-platinum album (which sold over 5 million copies) won three BRIT awards, 2 Ivor Novello Awards, a Silver […]

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Inner City Live News – DOVES announce Johnny Marr and The Coral for 28th July

The announcement of DOVES playing at Perry Park just got even better as Johnny Marr and The Coral will now be part of the line up for Innercity Live! Doves return this year with a stunning Royal Albert Hall performance has already set the bar high. The band are one of British music’s rarest treasures, Doves’ reputation […]

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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  Birmingham this Saturday to play at the Castle and Falcon. Matthew Hegarty (AKA Matthew and The Atlas) is a British singer songwriter and was the first artist to be signed to Communion. After the dreamy and […]

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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 festival awakens. If the number doesn’t get you excited, the lineup tab certainly will! Heralded as the UKs premier rock festival, Download has a reputation for being a bombastic weekend filled with insanely talented stage […]

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Editors + Whispering Sons @ Arena Birmingham 27th February 2020

It made a nice change to go to a gig and not get battered about on the way there by […]

The Boys Are Back @ Symphony Hall, 25 February 2020

If you’ve come to this review expecting to see something about Thin Lizzy, you’re in the wrong place. No, this […]

The 1975 @ Arena Birmingham, 25th February 2020.

There’s often a conversation about where the future female headliners are or even female acts on festival line-ups. Well a […]

The Murder Capital + Egyptian Blue + Unorthodox Coolock @ O2 Institute 24th Feb 2020

It’s easy to get carried away in the here and now, especially with music.  Sometimes you have the feeling that […]

Palaye Royale @ KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 23rd February 2020

What a week it has been for Palaye Royale , the first show of the uk tour in Glasgow was […]

Album Review Humanist – Humanist

Rob Marshall, one time sonic backbone of the stupendous Exit Calm, has surfaced under the pseudonym Humanist. I could cut […]