Listings

Sat 21 Apr 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Having released many demos throughout 2017, Broken Looking Glass will soon be releasing their debut EP


Sat 21 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

“Fantastically dark, highly evocative pop music, there’s a sense of Bowie’s grandeur or even Patti Smith’s brooding lyricism at play here.” Clash


Sat 21 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

One of Birmingham’s most interesting and vibrant acts supported by some of B’hams elite


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’


Tue 24 Apr 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

‘Everything about this band is cool… youʼd be naïve not to expect big things from them in the future’ – Subba-Cultcha


Thu 26 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Continuing his flair for off kilter indie pop, Ginger Snaps is british elmagamation of sounds inspired by a brain racked by Beastie Boys, Beck & De La Soul


Thu 26 Apr 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Canadian singer-songwriter who has supported the likes of Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, John Mayer and Jason Mraz celebrates his new Glassnote Records release


Fri 27 Apr 2018 | O2 Academy3

After touring with The Twang last year the brummie 5 piece are heading out on the road to tour their next release ‘Cool Kids’


Fri 27 Apr 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Fresh from supporting Kele Okereke and 6 Music & BBC Introducing Tracks Of The Week Teddy Matthews headlines The Actress & Bishop


Sat 28 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Jack Cattell is a dynamic and uncompromising singer/songwriter hailing from Walsall in the West Midlands


Sat 28 Apr 2018 | The Castle and Falcon

“Given the Frank Turner stamp of approval Louise whips up a storm of passionate, political punk’n’roll, somehow conjuring up both Kathleen Hanna & Roy Orbison.” – Radio X 



Sat 28 Apr 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Pollen-ating the airwaves since 2014 this manic 4 piece blast out a chaotic cacophony of funky fusion concepts


Sun 29 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

There’s a mellowness & warmth to Alex Lleo’s debut recordings that feels both timeless and fresh


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


Mon 30 Apr 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

Northern Ireland Music Prize winning singer-songwriter from Aghagallon in County Antrim, Ireland brings his unrivalled for poetic heart-stopping lyrics to the UK


Thu 3 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

A charming, chaotic pile-up of surf-, math-, and art-rock – though their songs are brimming with hooks, the Boston group’s main draw is an unpredictable, fast-twitch energy


Fri 4 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

“Like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest, and The Sleaford Mods”
Tom Robinson, BBC6Music


Fri 4 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Following a fantastic performance at Birmingham Town Hall supporting Tubular Bells for Two, Gypsyfingers bring their unique blend of ethereal folk-rock back to Birmingham


Fri 4 May 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

False Modesty is a British rock band from the Midlands. A more rag-tag bunch of misfits you may never find! They play bloody good music though!


Sat 5 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Russia’s finest export, an indie-shoegaze-electronic trio compared to the likes of Lush and Cocteau Twins, celebrate the release of their new album


Sat 5 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Echo Gecco is a three-piece that seeks variety in their sound. Based on the foundation of alternative rock, they turn stones and stitch together myriad influences


Sun 6 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Since the disbanding of Augustines, singer William McCarthy stayed touring internationally, writing his debut record Shelter as well as accompanying book Unsheltered


Wed 9 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

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


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


Fri 11 May 2018 | The Victoria

Ellie Poole is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from Birmingham who takes influence from musicians such as Nick Drake, Fiona Apple and Joan Baez.


Fri 11 May 2018 | Cuban Embassy

20 year old singer/songwriter Robyn Gordon performs a mix of well know covers, originals and hidden gems!


Fri 11 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Teskey Brothers are a rare musical gem. Their undeniable live show has wowed audiences around the world, leaving them infected with soul and blues


Sat 12 May 2018 | The Flapper

London-based alt-rock trio creating a sonic influenced by a range of artists, from The Rolling Stones, Nick Cave and Nirvana


Sat 12 May 2018 | Sunflower Lounge

Not ones to follow the crowd, Methods produce a mixture of dark, gritty rhythms with a good helping of uplifting synths and guitars, topped off with some of the best lyrics around


Sat 12 May 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Adorning their staple shirt and tie combo, Rubella Moon continued the never disappointing pop punk/indie rock vibe with performances of their own tracks ‘Losing Touch’ and ‘Weight’.


Sun 13 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Genre-defying and terrifying: part musical act and part teenage diary, Partner is unflinching in their exploration of intimacy, friendship, sexuality and rock ‘n’ roll


Mon 14 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Hailing from Surrey, Rose Dive offer a neat collection of indie rock tunes accompanied with an ear-pleasing array of melodic guitar riffs


Mon 14 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

“The understated arrangements suggest you’re listening to a woman with impeccable taste.” (MOJO)


Wed 16 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

With a European tour under the belt, seeing the likes of Luxembourg in all its glory, as well as a stop over to France. FEET are now back in the great Ol’ White, Red and Blue, looking to spread the love and Party or Die with Britons finest youths.


Fri 18 May 2018 | The Flapper

Indie rock four-piece known for their incredible and captivating live show, catchy hooks, dreamy melodies & attitude drenched lyrics


Fri 18 May 2018 | The Castle And Falcon

“The one band everyone is raving about.” – Huw Stephens
‘Absolutely love’ – Annie Mac


Fri 18 May 2018 | Cuban Embassy

The Rambling Man is back. The Rambling Man combine a good old dash of psychedelia, Eastern influences, a bit of folk, and mysterious lyrics


Fri 18 May 2018 | The Victoria

Extremely talented ARA is another emerging talent out of BIMM institute- Europe’s leading prestigious music college


Fri 18 May 2018 | Actress & Bishop

M A R C are relatable indie rock n roll residing wherever anyone will have them. ‘She’s a Ten’ was acclaimed with comparisons to Catfish and the Bottlemen, Hard-Fi and Shed 7.


Sat 19 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Glass Ceilings, formerly known as Crossroads, are a 4-piece from Solihull starting out in the indie/alternative scene


Mon 21 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

22-year-old hotly tipped West Londoner who has shared the stage with the likes of The xx, Broken Social Scene and Mitski


Tue 22 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

SICK N’ BEAUTIFUL is the marooned space crew of alien musicians who rock out for the inhabitants of Planet Earth


Tue 22 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Perfectly imperfect – that’s one way to describe LA based punk act, The Regrettes


Thu 24 May 2018 | O2 Academy2

Peace, are back with a brand new album, titled ‘Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll’, released 4th May


Fri 25 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Influenced by Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman and Bruce Springsteen Allman Brown returns to Birmingham alongside Liz Lawrence


Fri 25 May 2018 | Castle & Falcon

With a strong electric pulse to all their tunes and a wide variety of brit pop and indie influences, The Arosa has something for everyone, and that’s before they hit the stage!


Sat 26 May 2018 | Castle & Falcon

New Morning is a Birmingham based band combining the genres of folk, punk, blues, chill-out and a bit of funk to cater for all of your musical taste buds!


Tue 29 May 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

Hotly-tipped Sheffield indie-rock quartet return to Birmingham following the release of lead singles ‘Take It Or Leave It’ and ‘Wise Up’


Wed 30 May 2018 | Hare & Hounds

Delighted to welcome Charles Watson from Slow Club back to Birmingham


Wed 30 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Only Sun are an exciting Indie Rock band from High Wycombe. Having headlined The Old Blue Last and Hoxton Bar & Kitchen as well as playing Kendal Calling and Camden Rocks they arrive to Birmingham


Fri 1 Jun 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Ellie Dowen is a 20-year-old acoustic singer-songwriter from Birmingham, UK. Compared to Hayley Williams (Paramore), Ellie is one to watch!


Fri 8 Jun 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


Fri 8 Jun 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Young Braves lead this headline show to celebrate the release of their second single taken from new EP ‘Hunters’


Tue 12 Jun 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Finland five-piece take a bow to influences from the ’80s in the form of Van Halen, Journey and other chartbusters of old


Sat 16 Jun 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having toured extensively across the UK & Europe with the likes of Marika Hackman & George Ezra, Charlotte heads out to Europe & USA to celebrate a series of singles


Sat 16 Jun 2018 | O2 Academy3

Creating a feel-good atmosphere with their music, the band have been compared to The 1975 and The Arctic Monkeys, with elements from Walk The Moon


Fri 22 Jun 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Having supported the likes of James Blunt, Tom Walker & The Feeling, Grafton Ash head out on their first UK tour this December


Mon 2 Jul 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Having toured with the likes of Queens of the Stoneage, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and DIIV to name a few the band arrive at Birmingham newest venue


Thu 26 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Melding influences from Sonic Youth to the Manics, Bauhaus to Primal Scream, HÜDS create high energy avant-garde rock fit for the 21st century


Fri 28 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Bright Light Bright Light makes 80s/90s tinged electronic pop music with guest turns from Elton John, Scissor Sisters and Alan Cumming


Tue 2 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

The art of songwriting has been the driving force behind their second album Brilliant Sanity: the process of crafting of the immaculate pop song, the dogged pursuit of the perfect hook


Tue 9 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

In celebration of the release of their ‘Luckyucker’ EP, CHILDCARE are heading out on a full UK tour in October


Thu 18 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having become a familiar face with the nation on ‘X Factor 2017’, Matt can currently be found on the Live Arena Tour taking him to cities across the UK.


Sat 20 Oct 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Prepare for some serious sound-play, as Sam Amidon comes to Birmingham
“Surreal and Magical” – Esquire magazine


Fri 26 Oct 2018 | O2 Academy2

Fickle Friends Announce Biggest UK Tour to Date Including London’s 02
Shepherd’s Bush Empire