Listings

Sun 21 Dec 2014 | The Sunflower Lounge

We are teaming up with Mahalia to bring you ‘Mahalia Presents’ where she will be inviting her dearest and favourite artists to the stage for a most excellent night of music!


Sat 27 Dec 2014 | The Sunflower Lounge

The experimental quartet, who have recently supported fellow Midlanders JAWS on tour, play Birmingham’s The Sunflower Lounge this December

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Sat 10 Jan 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The singer-songwriter who has shared stages with the likes of Beans on Toast & Roy Wood, plays the Sunflower Lounge to accompany the release of his debut album

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Fri 16 Jan 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Taking inspiration from many great artists such as The Jam, The Strokes, and Otis Redding, the Birmingham trio are currently working with Gavin Monaghan in the studio.

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Fri 16 Jan 2015 | The Library at The Institute

One of the last remaining bastions of the British hardcore scene that exploded into the mainstream at the turn of the century return with their most hard-hitting album to date


Sat 17 Jan 2015 | The Library at The Institute

With 24th Jan now sold out, Birmingham quartet announce a second hometown show to celebrate their much-anticipated second album ‘Happy People’

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Sat 17 Jan 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Hotly-tipped Birmingham duo who recently release their debut EP ‘Last Chance To Dance’
*Please note: This a late show – doors will be at 10pm and Ekkah will be on stage at approx midnight*


Sat 24 Jan 2015 | The Library at The Institute

Birmingham quartet return with their much-anticipated second album ‘Happy People’ and a long awaited hometown show…”this is the sound of a band on fire”

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Mon 2 Feb 2015 | The Rainbow

The young Nottingham five-piece, who have recently toured with Lewis Watson, play The Rainbow after the huge success of their second EP Pilot


Tue 3 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

After a support slot with Damon Albarn at The Royal Festival Hall this autumn, Songhoy Blues head out on a UK tour calling at The Sunflower Lounge on 3rd February


Fri 6 Feb 2015 | The Rainbow

Southampton’s Dolomite Minor & Glasgow’s Baby Strange embark on a joint UK tour bringing their much hyped raucous & rowdy live performances to The Rainbow


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Institute

Tickets on sale Friday 19th December at 9am.


Wed 11 Feb 2015 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Much-acclaimed poet, playwright, novelist and respected recording artist who has worked with Bastille & Sinead O’Connor, and toured with Billy Bragg & Scroobius Pip


Sun 15 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Wirral psych-folk quintet who previously toured with Cat’s Eyes and Kasabian release their debut album in January and to celebrate they announce a headline UK tour.


Sun 15 Feb 2015 | The Rainbow

Arizona quintet Incite remain one of the most formidable forces on the heavy metal scene as the return with latest album Up In Hell.


Sat 21 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having recently relocated to L.A, the Welsh artist returns to British soil to celebrate the release of his debut album with Heavenly Recordings, ‘In The Pink of Condition’.


Mon 23 Feb 2015 | The Rainbow

Anthemic rock trio who have already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Mallory Knox & Frank Iero, return with a brand new self-titled EP


Tue 24 Feb 2015 | The Glee Club

Icelandic composer/performer known for his genre-crossing compositions blending classical, pop and ambient/electronica to create a unique musical language


Wed 25 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Critically acclaimed folk-pop singer songwriter favoured by Radio 2 and described as “pitch-perfect acoustic pop” by The Independent


Thu 26 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Heavenly…like one-man Wild Beasts” – The Guardian
“Heartswelling acoustic dexterity and glittering electronics…irresistible” – NME Radar


Fri 27 Feb 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Sheffield boy-girl duo return with what promises to be their career defining album – sweet harmonious hooks, rockabilly beats & exuberant yelps


Thu 5 Mar 2015 | The Glee Club

Judith Owen’s latest album, Ebb & Flow, evokes the spirit of the halcyon days of the great 1970s troubadours.


Thu 5 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Following tours with St Vincent & The Raveonettes “Their electro-garage-rock wall of sound imagines The Velvet Underground force-feeding hallucinogens to The Ronettes” – NME


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Institute

Following the release of their debut album Be Slowly, Birmingham quartet JAWS announce their biggest hometown headline show to date.


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Library at The Institute

Newcastle indie trio Little Comets announce a UK tour to coincide with the release of their much anticipated third album Hope Is Just A State Of Mind.


Mon 9 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

6 Music favourite BC Camplight releases his latest album ‘How To Die In The North’ next January and to celebrate he plays the Hare & Hounds.


Sat 14 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Blistering jazz drumming, tribal chanting & brutally rhythmic bass-lines…The most exciting live band in Britain” – The Line of Best Fit


Sat 21 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The London/Hampshire indie quartet gained huge attention last March thanks to their debut single ‘Diamond Days’. They play The Sunflower Lounge this March


Wed 25 Mar 2015 | O2 Academy3 Birmingham

With three Irish double platinum records under their belts, recently relocated Dublin quartet return with their epic new album The Long Way


Wed 25 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

Lotte Mullan embarks on a solo acoustic UK tour next Spring, joined by fellow songstress Jazz Morley as special guest.


Fri 27 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

After support slots with Chvrches & The Twilight Sad, the Glasgow ‘post-electro’ trio play The Rainbow to mark the release of their new album ‘Lease of Life’


Sat 28 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Inspired by the 90s hip-hop beats, the delicate pop of The XX, via the swelling orchestral arrangements of Bjork’s ‘Volta’: all held together by Fyfe’s near-falsetto vocal croon


Tue 7 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

New York noise purveyors A Place to Bury Strangers return with their fourth studio album Transfixiation and their always exhilarating chaotic live show


Wed 8 Apr 2015 | The Institute

After announcing festival slots including Longitude, Reading & Leeds and Glastonbury, Bipolar Sunshine will once again make a hotly anticipated appearance at The Institute


Wed 8 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Birmingham quartet play their biggest hometown headline show to date following the sold out NME New Breed Tour and the release of their debut album


Sun 12 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Belgian indie-rock quintet return with their much-anticipated third album, the follow up 2012′s acclaimed effort ‘Rats’


Mon 13 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Cheltenham sextet reveal their highly anticipated Radio 1 & XFM-approved debut album ‘Don’t Wait ’til Tomorrow’ and their biggest UK headline tour to date


Wed 22 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Skinny Lister return with their infectious and unique rum-soaked blend of English folk and punk rock anarchy and brand new album Down on Deptford Broadway


Sun 26 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Much acclaimed Cardiff folk-rock duo announce a show at Birmingham’s The Rainbow to celebrate their forthcoming 2015 release


Wed 13 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Welsh duo return with their intoxicating brand of alt folk