Listings

Fri 19 Jan 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Karl Monroe have spent the last year writing their debut album, with this being their first headline show since last August, expect a set list full of new tracks and some surprises.


Fri 19 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Indie-pop quartet channlling the wriggling rhythms of Vampire Weekend and Two Door Cinema Club, mixed with the euphoric, festival ready choruses of The 1975

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Sat 20 Jan 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

After time locked away in the studio, TKAK bring their melodic indie-folk – compared to The Maccabees & The National – back to Birmingham to play an intimate Birmingham show


Sat 20 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Midlands born singer-songwriter, who recently released his first EP to high praise from radio and press alike, joins us to launch his latest single ‘Retreat’


Wed 24 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

County Durham singer and X Factor star who has just turned 18 hits another milestone embarking on her first ever UK tour


Thu 25 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

LA quartet combining the raw energy of 70’s punk with the intricate & sophisticated structural elements of 80’s post-punk and synthwave


Fri 26 Jan 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Combining unruly fuzzy guitar, powerfully primal drums and thick driving bass lines as well as their own unique brand of tongue in cheek, brutally honest lyrics


Sat 27 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having spent the last 12 months writing and recording, the band are ready to take 2018 by storm with live performances across the country.


Wed 31 Jan 2018 | Actress & Bishop

The Wholls’ live shows make punk rock look like a picnic – performed with an energy and enthusiasm rivalled by nobody


Wed 31 Jan 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Dangerously sexy, startlingly bold yet emotionally grounded YUNGBLUD drops a grenade on his audience members imprinting himself in their minds for weeks to come


Thu 1 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Young Bristol based Alt-Rock band announce Autumn headline tour following a string of summer festival appearances including Tramlines and Glastonbury


Fri 2 Feb 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

A veritable witch’s brew of lovelorn sea shanties & mutant rockabilly pop – “like a cross between Nick Cave and The Strokes” – The Independent


Sat 3 Feb 2018 | The Flapper

Newcomer Jerry Williams’s guitar-led pop is primed to capture your breath with raw sentiment and watercolour narratives


Sat 3 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

With the EP set for release on the 26th January 2018, Odd Soul cordially invite you to celebrate the holy matrimony of post-rock and neo-soul at the wonderful Sunflower Lounge


Sat 10 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Idle Empire’s rip-roaring Indie/Folk style has been turning the gentlest of acoustic sessions into table banging, fist pumping festivities.


Sat 10 Feb 2018 | Castle & Falcon

Cymbeline are a 4-piece Garage rock band based out of Wolverhampton, England. Forming in the summer of 2017, They play original music inspired by a wide range of artists


Mon 12 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

For fans of The National, Pinegrove and Kings of Leon, BRIDGES create transatlantic, guitar driven, alt-rock


Tue 13 Feb 2018 | Mama Roux's

“Like Electric Wizard meets Band Of Skulls, in a dungeon”, with other points of reference including Black Sabbath, the Stooges, PJ Harvey, Melvins, Kyuss & Patti Smith


Wed 14 Feb 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

Sheffield’s RedFaces return to Birmingham following the release of lead singles ‘Take It Or Leave It’ and  ‘Wise Up’, both being follow ups to their 2016 debut release ‘Kerosene’ which made top 5 on the indie vinyl chart.


Thu 15 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

After a name change, Get Inuit are embarking on their first headline tour in two years as Indoor Pets


Thu 15 Feb 2018 | O2 Institute2

Kennedy crafts songs which are at once stripped-back yet explosive, his emotive vocal having the dichotomy of being both soaring and intimate atop R&B influenced percussion


Fri 16 Feb 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Cardiff indie/garage rock quartet famed for their energetic live show. The band’s single ‘Thank God I’m Not You’ has been featured on BBC Radio 1, Amazing Radio & Radio X


Fri 16 Feb 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Mondo Royale are a six-piece pop band, fronted by two vocalists and a little bit of vocoder and have been known to win over even the most sullen crowd


Sat 17 Feb 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Manchester-based five-piece, serving up an idiosyncratic, satirical attack in the form of discordant neo post-punk


Sat 17 Feb 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Following the release of their critically acclaimed EP Wax on Venn Records, fast-rising Birmingham noise-punk trio Youth Man return to headline the Actress & Bishop


Tue 20 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Five dudes from Nashville in a van trying to play shows, drink beer, and make friends


Wed 21 Feb 2018 | Mama Roux's

The smooth, soulful sound of 80’s legend comes to Birmingham for a special show showcasing the singer’s wide discography


Wed 21 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

21-year-old singer-songwriter – expect epic alt rock journeying of War On Drugs or Ryan Adams with the added emotional vocal depths of Sharon Van Etten or Angel Olsen


Thu 22 Feb 2018 | The Flapper

London’s next gripping new rock band, with a sound that’s hard to pin down, described as ‘sleazy, hot-footed noise’. Previously supported Sunflower Bean & Yak


Sat 24 Feb 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Lo-Fi, raw and blended with jazz influence, Puma Blue is pulling at the edges of the indie scene with individuality


Mon 26 Feb 2018 | O2 Institute

New Jersey duo celebrate the release of their new album Going Grey, following triumphant sets at Coachella & 2000Trees as well as a tour with Blink-182


Thu 1 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Recently supported ‘Jaws’ at the O2 Institute, Birmingham Marsicans are a young indie band from Leeds whose driving, harmony-laden sound and exciting live shows are earning them a reputation as an emerging force in British music.


Fri 2 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Indie/grunge/pop quartet from Manchester & Stoke-on-Trent who have supported the likes of The Big Moon and Get Inuit


Fri 2 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

London’s bourbon-soaked gypsy blues, bop ‘n’ stroll band The Urban Voodoo Machine are back with their fourth album Hellbound Hymns and a UK tour to match


Mon 5 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Hotly-tipped Newcastle native who has supported Catfish and the Bottlemen, Hozier, Daughter, Bear’s Den & Declan McKenna, and been included on BBC’s Sound of 2018


Wed 7 Mar 2018 | O2 Academy3

20-year-old singer-songwriter from Leamington Spa has been growing from strength to strength, picking up BBC Radio 1 plays from the likes of Huw Stephens


Fri 9 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Crimson Star are a three piece hard rock band based in Birmingham. 2016 was filled with performances including some significant tour supports for Tax the Heat & Wilson.


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Formed just over two years ago, As Mamas are a two piece psych band consisting of Harrison Baird-Whitman on guitar and vocals and Joe Devine on drums.


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

“Four teenagers channeling explosive hooks with straight roots to the family tree The Who planted decades before these kids were even born”


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Leicester born singer-songwriter Mahalia pens love-soaked pop songs that display a maturity beyond her years, fitting perfectly over her RnB-infused heavyweight beats


Tue 13 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Universally relatable soul tunes with a sharp modernist twist, set to see him ranked alongside Sam Smith and Rag’n’Bone Man


Thu 15 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

“Coruscatingly loud and extremely funny” – The Guardian
“Probably the maddest, most original punk band around”- Louder Than War


Fri 16 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Percussive folk songs about hometowns and heartbreak have taken this trio from “Canada’s best unsigned band” to sold-out tours and devoted fans


Mon 19 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Latest single ‘Howl’ is yet another glorious, uplifting number, punctuated by major key piano chords, sing-along “woahs” and one heck of a big hook


Wed 28 Mar 2018 | Hare & Hounds

After the success of The Seven Deadly Sins Tour, The Church are back with an even bigger run of shows spreading their holy spirit for an Easter celebration like no other


Tue 3 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

“‘Sæla’ sees Black Foxxes treading poppier paths but without taming any of their consistent experimentation.” – DIY mag


Thu 12 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

Breaking down the barriers between acoustic and electronic music, expect a dazzling live performance from these young British guitarists


Fri 13 Apr 2018 | Actress & Bishop

The Virginmarys bring their highly charged live show to Birmingham, following supports for the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Shinedown, Slash & Eagles of Death Metal


Sat 14 Apr 2018 | O2 Institute2

Crafting luscious indie-pop that tugs at your heartstrings, Little Comets are Geordie heroes that pack a punch with an emphatic live show


Mon 16 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Subtly channelling Laura Marling, the swooning sound of Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten and underground 1960s psychedelic greats like Linda Perhacs


Sun 22 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

Ireland’s newest indie-rock sensation, who have supported the likes of Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes & Catfish And The Bottlemen


Sun 22 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Bryde explores the self-deception of lust in new single ‘Desire’


Sun 29 Apr 2018 | O2 Academy3

Writing infectious pop melodies since a young age, Emma McGann grew up with the likes of Alanis Morissette & Imogen Heap on repeat


Wed 9 May 2018 | Mama Roux's

Detroit post-punk quartet return to Birmingham to celebrate the release of their fourth album – and Domino debut – Relatives in Descent