Fri 29 Jul 2016 | Suki10c

Formed from the ashes of Wide Eyed, the hotly tipped Birmingham based quintet Gleam combine influences from bands such as Smashing Pumpkins and My Bloody Valentine.

Fri 29 Jul 2016 | The Glee Club (studio)

Fresh from releasing her new EP & with support from Ed Sheeran & Rudimental, hotly tipped Midlands teen Mahalia is one of 2016’s most exciting new propositions

Sun 31 Jul 2016 | The Old Crown

Stafford-born singer songwriter James Leese has worked alongside Birmingham Promoters to curate a evening of acoustic entertainment featuring some of his friends from the West Midlands music scene

Free entry

Fri 5 Aug 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

With their strong vocal harmonies and fusion of electronic and acoustic styles, the Birmingham acoustic duo’s live set projects a powerful energy

Sat 6 Aug 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Birmingham blues/rock band play their much anticipated debut headline show following a great set at the O2 Institute in May.

Sat 13 Aug 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Harts are an alternative rock band from Worcester who have recently reformed with a new line up. They can are best described as a mix between Muse and The Police.

Tue 16 Aug 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

The Old Firm Casuals are an American street punk/Oi! band from San Francisco, California

Wed 17 Aug 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Sally Pepper is a singer-songwriter from Stoke-on-Trent, based in Liverpool, with a unique brand of acoustic pop-rock.

Fri 19 Aug 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

Jon Williams’ loud and aggressive Guitars complemented by Singer Adee Shaws growling snarl echo the sounds of early oasis records

Sat 20 Aug 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

With strong musicianship, infectious melodies and energetic stage presence The Young are for fans of You Me At Six, Mallory Knox, Don Broco, Canterbury, Twin Atlantic

Tue 23 Aug 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Over the past two years Beach Slang have proved themselves as a band who can write memorable songs, share that energy live and create a community of like-minded fans

Sat 27 Aug 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Following a successful 12 months in music, Gamibimi will be appearing live in his hometown of Birmingham, performing past hits and new singles from his debut project Exhale.

Sat 27 Aug 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

One of Birmingham’s noisiest and most talked about new bands Dirty Jane have been making a name for themselves with raw and intense live shows.

Tue 30 Aug 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

On February 12th, 2016, PUP revealed the name of their new album – The Dream Is Over, visible, visceral proof that the dream is still alive after two exhausting years on the road

Sat 3 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Compared to the likes of Elvis Presley & Rosetta Tharpe, Harry’s first EP Blowin’ Up Your Jukebox made quite an impression on the UK and US Rockabilly & Country scene!

Thu 8 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Fellow singer/songwriters team up for a co-headline show calling at The Sunflower Lounge on Thursday 8th September.

Fri 9 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

New Jersey quartet celebrate the release of their newest LP ‘Cardinal’ – the band’s captivating blend of indie rock, pop & country elements is more addictive than ever before

Wed 14 Sep 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Following support slots with Yak, Sundara Karma and Circa Waves, as well as appearances at Glastonbury and Field Day, the band return for their first Birmingham headline show

Fri 16 Sep 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

If the Spanish town of Úbeda had its own rogues gallery honouring the misfits and outlaws whose boots had scuffed its dusty ground, three ‘Wanted’ posters would surely hang; a Read the full article…

Tue 20 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

After gaining popularity performing covers of Bring Me The Horizon and Fall Out Boy songs on YouTube, Seafoal is now writing incredible electro pop music of their own.

Tue 20 Sep 2016 | O2 Institute2

Following two sellout shows earlier this year, Reading quartet, who have previously claimed their indie-infused sound is “more refreshing than sunshine”, return to Birmingham

Wed 21 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Music that unifies his Congolese roots, his mother’s adoration of the great divas and his own love for the likes of Matt Corby, Lianne La Havas & Bombay Bicycle Club

Free entry

Thu 22 Sep 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

After a long hiatus from the music industry to concentrate on his studies, Lowkey is back for a string of hugely anticipated and rare live performances.

Thu 22 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

London quartet who have been quickly gaining a reputation as the city’s most exciting & ferocious rock and roll band

Sat 24 Sep 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

Following a sellout show at The Rainbow, West Mids quartet who have supported the likes of Prides, Coasts, Saint Raymond & Young Kato, return for a headline show

Sat 24 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Inimitable singer-songwriter brings her deliciously dark, gloomy indie-pop to Birmingham, having won acclaim from tastemakers including Q, Clash, Line of Best Fit & The 405

Tue 27 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Following support slots with Gabrielle Aplin & Hozier, Welsh singer-songwriter Hannah Grace will be heading out on the road with her live band taking in 6 cities in the UK.

Wed 28 Sep 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Following a stint playing bass with Gruff Rhys & Boom Bip’s Neon Neon and working with Stealing Sheep & Euros Childs, Jones released his debut album 2013 in March

Fri 30 Sep 2016 | O2 Institute 3

Romeo Stodart of The Magic Numbers teams up with Ren Harvieu for a rare performance ebuting gems from their recent songwriting partnership

Fri 30 Sep 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

It is dream music, foggy, atmospheric, the melodies you hear while you gazing out through fingerprint smeared windows into a constantly moving, metamorphing landscape.

Sat 1 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Politically charged welsh alternative foursome ESTRONS and garage rock outfit The Bay Rays come together for a joint headline show in Birmingham

Sat 1 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Following his recent stint supporting Teleman, Oscar will embark on a UK headline tour this autumn, calling at The Rainbow Birmingham on Sat 1st October.

Mon 3 Oct 2016 | The Glee Club

After a moment away from the spotlight, the Brummie chanteuse is back in full force – still with that amazing, swooping, haunting voice, but with more raw, fragile vulnerability

Wed 5 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Cheltenham 6-piece Young Kato make their much anticipated return with the ambitious four track EP titled One. Two. Three. Four.

Thu 6 Oct 2016 | Hare & Hounds

Exeter’s finest The Computers release their 3rd album Birth/Death on 30th September on One Little Indian. The band will be touring the UK in autumn, calling at the Hare & Hounds.

Thu 6 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

One of Ireland’s most exciting new bands who have opened for the likes of Catfish and The Bottlemen, Noel Gallagher, Circa Waves & Kodaline

Sat 8 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Scottish duo Man of Moon have been building a strong following having supported the likes of We Were Promised Jetpacks, Phantom Band and The Subways.

Sat 8 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Kate Jackson, former lead singer with much missed Sheffield greats The Long Blondes, is back with a new album British Road Movies and new band The Wrong Moves.

Sun 9 Oct 2016 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

Conneticut quartet who’ve supported the likes of Modern Baseball & The Hotelier, celebrate the release of their It Kindly Stopped For Me EP

Mon 10 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Following extensive support from BBC Radio 1, Radio X, Absolute Radio and Beats One. Black Honey lead the way in being one of the most exciting new guitar bands in the UK.

Tue 11 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Rhythmic flows that instantly propel the quartet in to the coat-tails of contemporaries such as Vancouver Sleep Clinic and Aquillo” – Gold Flake Paint

Wed 12 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Drawing comparisons to the emotionally-engaging dream-pop of bands like Wolf Alice and Warpaint, new album Kin could not have come at a better time.

Thu 13 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Newcastle-spawned, Brighton-based quartet Demob Happy embark on a co-headline tour with Brighton 3-piece Tigercub, visiting Birmingham on the 13th October

Fri 14 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Listen to CC Smugglers and you’ll hear the ghosts of American folk music, swing, jazz, country, ragtime and bluegrass.

Fri 14 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

Influenced by bands such as Orange Juice & The Vaccines, the Scottish quintet have already made quite the impression supporting The Last Shadow Puppets & Baby Strange

Sat 15 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Danish singer MØ has released new track ‘Final Song’ her first release since the Diplo collaboration ‘Kamikaze’ following attention gained from the Major Lazer collab ‘Lean On’

Wed 19 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

With their 4th studio album planned for release in the later stages of 2016, an exciting batch of new material ensures us that the band are on track for an incredible year.

Wed 19 Oct 2016 | Hare & Hounds

Lurking a few levels beneath the group’s tightly wound post-punk tracks are bittersweet minor-key melodies that burn like the red light of a setting sun.

Thu 20 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Nottingham art-rock quartet, described by the BBC at Glastonbury as “sparse, gossamery soundscapes…combined with gorgeous harmonic singing”

Thu 20 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Augustines return for their biggest Birmingham headline show to date, to celebrate the release of their forthcoming third LP ‘This Is Your Life’

Fri 21 Oct 2016 | Ort Cafe

Following support dates with acts as varied as Fionn Regan, Jake Bugg, Seafret and Mumford & Sons, Londoner Tom Speight returns for his first Birmingham headline show.

Fri 21 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Irish duo All Tvvins are an indie-rock band underpinned by a maelstrom of synths, resulting in a sound akin to TV On The Radio and Animal Collective

Sat 22 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

London R&B rockers Hidden Charms and Liverpool psych rockers The Vryll Society head out on a joint headline tour this October, calling at The Rainbow Cellar

Sun 23 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Southwest trio, championed by Kerrang! & Rock Sound, bring their unique & unflinching brand of heart-wrenching rock to Brum – a dynamic mix of raw noise & pure melody.

Sun 23 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

Kiko Bun’s first single ‘Where I’m From’ mixes this deep love of Jamaican roots music with crisp young London bass culture.

Tue 25 Oct 2016 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

Hot on the heels of releasing her third single ‘We Disappear’, Glasgow’s Martha Ffion has announced a full UK tour for October – her first ever.

Wed 26 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Let’s Eat Grandma make exuberant psych pop with a sinister undertone.” – Dazed

Thu 27 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Liverpudlian trio Trudy and the Romance have thoroughly intrigued over the last year following the release of 3 eye-catching singles, ‘All My Love’, ‘Behave’ and ‘Baby I’m Blue’.

Fri 28 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Formed in 2012 Tail Feather have carved out their own distinct niche with their blues-driven anthems and glorious four part harmonies, reminiscent of The Allman Brothers and CSN&Y

Mon 31 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Pile’s exceptional ability to warp through loud-soft-loud dynamics is on full display, forgoing predictable song structures and triumphantly crushing any false sense of security.

Tue 1 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Lauded as ahead-of-the-curve trailblazers, pop-psych adventurers who count as peers Tame Impala, Temples and TOY

Thu 3 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

“An explosion of instruments from all over the world and genres that shouldn’t quite go together… Flamingods sound like nothing else right now” – DAZED

Tue 8 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

A charismatic charmer and a smasher of pianos. A madman and an earnest poet. A strummer of delicate chords and a lover of bent and broken melodies.

Tue 8 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Lail Arad embarks on her longest UK tour this November, taking her band on the road with generous support from PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music fund.

Thu 10 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Exciting new London solo-artist who has earned comparisons to the likes of Sharon Van Etten, PJ Harvey, Jeff Buckley and London Grammar

Wed 16 Nov 2016 | Hare & Hounds

With a powerful voice that spans ranges and eras & an effortless approach to a fine melody on the guitar, the Illinois singer-songwriter sets the bar high for the modern folk artist.

Tue 22 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Hailed as one of of the most exciting psych-rock bands in the country, the band will be announcing details of their third album, due later this year via Heavenly Recordings, shortly.

Wed 23 Nov 2016 | O2 Institute

New Jersey quartet return to Birmingham following a string of sold out shows to play their biggest headline to date.

Thu 24 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Founding member of Grammy winning, alternative rock group, Paramore, esteemed guitarist and songwriter, Josh Farro heads to Birmingham this autumn

Thu 24 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Honest, raw, loud, or at times mesmerisingly fragile, the music of Wolf People comes with no connotation other than the volumes of psych-rock history it illuminates

Fri 25 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Born in punk shows and dive bars to three driven teenagers in 2012, Muncie Girls embodies the classic punk rock story in a modern context.

Fri 25 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Little Barrie’s forthcoming album combines the influence of Beastie Boys Paul’s Boutique & Check Your Head with the explosiveness of 60′s freakbeat to create their own sci-fi fuzz.

Sat 26 Nov 2016 | Hare & Hounds

As the co-founder and long-time front man of The Cat Empire, Riebl plays the Hare & Hounds Birmingham in November

Sat 3 Dec 2016 | The Rainbow Courtyard

Two years after the final Carter shows, and a few more since his last solo tour, Jim Bob is back to perform a cavalcade of USM hits and some solo favourites.

Sold out

Tue 6 Dec 2016 | Hare & Hounds

Drunk folk singer, barefoot troubadour and cult legend Beans on Toast has been around the block more times than he cares to remember.