Four skinny Japanese guys based in London calling themselves enlightenment activists from far east psychedelic underground
With influences including Elliot Smith, The Beatles, Kate Bush & Ryan Adams…”a serious new talent” -The Sunday Times
Combining hypnotic electronica, folky roots and classical strings… “Dreamy electronic-folk.. surely destined for great things”
Following their incredible sold-out performance in January, The Computers return to Birmingham their new riotous yet tuneful and infectious music
A multi day, multi venue event with some of the alternative scenes best offerings of music, art and curious culture.
Canada’s finest six-piece progressive rock band, championed by NME & The Quietus, and double-nominees for the Polaris Prize
Widowspeak bring their dreamy, western-tinged take on rock and roll to Birmingham, with their haunting vocals & sinister Morricone-esque guitar lines
Following last year’s sold out show, Lucy Rose returns with her ‘voice that could melt the stoniest of hearts’
After supporting Westlife, Olly Murs, Scouting for Girls, Lilygreen & Maguire are now heading out on their first ever headline tour
Vanessa Knight is a glamorous, multi-talented singer/songwriter/pianist/loop-master. Her sell out Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows received 5 star ratings in 2010 and 2011
New York guitar-tapping virtuoso described by Pitchfork as “art-metal math-rock bubblegum pop” returns with new album The Chronicles of Marnia
Championed by NME, The Fly & Clash, Wolf Alice return with brand new single ‘Bros’ via Chess Club Records
Goodnight Lenin return from their live hiatus for their first live show in 6 months following their sell out headline show at Birmingham Cathedral last December
London indie-punk trio who have played with the likes of We Are The Ocean, Hot Water Music, Frank Turner & Propagandhi
Nick Jackson combines unique vocals with rustic folk stylings combined with a loop pedal to create a warm blend of harmonies and a crisp new sound.
Seattle trio harness their patented sun-kissed sound to create “near-perfect indie pop in the here and now” – Allmusic
Fast-rising Manchester six-piece tipped by Noel Gallagher following support slots with Miles Kane, Band of Skulls, The View & We Are Augustines
Oxford four-piece who have garnered comparisons to Coldplay & Snow Patrol for their atmospheric soundscapes and powerful melodies
Forloco play raw and energetic indie, with get up and go guitars woven seamlessly into synthetic sounds.
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Acoustic guitar undertones, delicate ukelele touches, full-bodied bass and energetic percussion provide the perfect backdrop for the distinctive voice of Luke Wylde.
Athlete’s Carey Willitts collides contagious melodies with messed-up synths, guitars & punching beats…A delicate balance of The Postal Service, Bright Eyes & The Killers
Following a sold out debut London show, and support slots for Kaiser Chiefs & Electric Guest, Night Engine take to their road for their first UK headline tour
Effortlessly cool oy/girl duo return with their second album & unmissable live show – the pair’s palpable chemistry inspiring audiences to lean in just that little bit closer
Rebellious Jukebox encompass the traditions of English art-house rockers, blending an eclectic mix of retro influences with modern-day alternative electro sounds.
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Cardiff singer/songwriter who’s supported Charlotte Church and Newton Faulkner “unique and infectious vocal backed up by intricate guitar melodies and cracking choruses”
Dry The River return to the intimate settings of the Hare & Hounds for a special one-off performance.
Bella Diem graduated from Access To Music, the UKʼs leading popular music college that spouted careers for chart toppers Ed Sheeran and The Saturdays.
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When soulful voices mix with silver-toned guitar rhythms, lilting flute, wailing harmonica, funked up bass and driving percussion, you end up with Rumours of Spring
Flirting with elements of early heavy metal, hardcore through to blues, grunge & prog. “Like dragging your naked drunk body through a swamp of riffs.” – Kerrang! Radio
A fusion of blues, pop, skiffle, rock, folk, jazz, country and classical all interwoven with Nina’s hallmark piano riffs – Haunting. Powerful. Captivating.
Inches From The Ground are a four-piece alternative rock band from Worcestershire. Their self-titled debut EP is out now.
Birmingham’s best kept secret, this four-piece oddball gang have gained a fierce live reputation following a sold out UK tour supporting Peace
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Following a sold out show at The Lexington, folk-soul troubadour embarks on a headline UK tour, backed by Radio 1 & XFM
Sumptuous, country and folk-fused pop that sounds both classic and contemporary from three-piece who return with new album Marleys Chains
Mississippi five-piece, signed to Kings of Leon’s new boutique imprint, channelling southern-fried rock and soul
Bedford punk-rockers famed for their raucous live shows, having played with Bullet For My Valentine, The Used, Asking Alexandria, Gallows, Underoath, & Andrew WK
Leamington punk-rockers return following tours with everyone from Gallows, The Ghost of a Thousand, F**ked Up, Social Distortion & Hot Water Music
Boundary-pushing post rock/electronica/unclassifiable masters return following a year of soundtracking, remixes & collaborations with artists, scientists and dancers
“A brilliant hybrid of surf guitar, psychedelic/beat group/go-go tunes and garage attitude – then rejigged it for Strokes and Shins attuned ears” – Time Out
Hotly tipped Cheltenham quartet, champion by Xtra Mile Recordings label mate Frank Turner, blend alt. country, folk and hardcore punk
Supercharged rock’n’roll that sounds like “a car crash between Little Richard and MC5″ who can count Jack White & Mick Jones amongst their fans
Astonishing 18 year old half Scottish/half Swedish singer-songwriter who has toured with Ed Sheeran & Example and racked up millions of YouTube views
West Yorkshire’s finest The Pigeon Detectives return with a brand new album, single and accompanying UK tour
Recently crowned Number 1 in the UK Chart with her astonishing cover of ‘The Power of Love’, Gabrielle Aplin returns to Birmingham following multiple sold out shows
Fresh from releasing their highly acclaimed second album Tales From Tera Firma, Oxford’s finest Stornoway have announced their return to the road this winter
One of the UK’s most exciting live acts hit the road in 2013, following a string of sold out dates last year, in support of their new album ‘Cave Rave’