Listings

Fri 22 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Birmingham folk quintet who have earned an outstanding live reputation after supporting the likes of Slow Club, Willy Mason and Johnny Flynn, plus sets at Moseley Folk & Lunar


Sat 23 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Buckinghamshire/Birmingham based band who have performed alongside the likes of The Cribs, Kids in Glass Houses and Young Kato release their new EP this year

Tickets on door


Sat 23 May 2015 | The Glee Club

The unstoppable Sally Haines has steadily nurtured her own solo career in many venues in and around Birmingham as well as being a familiar artist in Birmingham Pride.

Free entry


Mon 25 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

After a string of well-received singles and tours with the likes of JAWS and Saint Raymond, Fickle Friends return to Birmingham ahead of their debut EP


Wed 27 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Art Brut frontman Eddie Argos performs a special spoken word set.
” A John Cooper Clarke for the Barfly generation”- NME


Fri 29 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Founded by ex-Wedding Present guitarist Peter Solowka, The Ukrainians play a hybrid of traditional Ukrainian folk and Western rock music.


Sat 30 May 2015 | The Glee Club

With musical influences from Beck to Bowie, Birmingham based Alex Moir’s refined, sleek songwriting is offset by his powerful, unique voice and raw live performances.

Free entry


Sat 30 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Up and coming indie bands Clubs and Huskies announce a co-headline tour that sees them visit The Sunflower Lounge this May


Mon 1 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Gaining attention whilst joining Placebo on tour, the rabble rousing indie rockers unite the political passion of Billy Bragg with the angular chops of Franz Ferdinand


Wed 3 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow Cellar

Recently signed to Warner Bros. Records, Irish duo ALL TVVINS are influenced by TV On The Radio’s art-pop twists with the leftfield psychedelic excursions of Animal Collective.


Thu 4 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

With new album Tiny Rewards released in May, 2015 promises to be a huge year for the Glasgow band who have toured with the likes of Fyfe Dangerfield & Snow Patrol


Fri 5 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Heralded as ‘One to Watch in 2015′ by The Guardian, the Bristol based alternative-folk singer songwriter releases her third album ‘Friend’ on May 4th


Sat 6 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

Poised for a major breakthrough in 2015, Essex rockers The Bohicas announce a UK tour ahead of the release of their much-anticipated debut album


Sat 6 Jun 2015 | The Glee Club

Birmingham’s Tara is blessed with a voice that seamlessly marries soul, blues, Americana and country, recalling classic female voices including Dusty Springfield & Carole King

Free entry


Sun 7 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Chilean electronic-psych mavericks released their latest album ‘III’ to widespread acclaim following appearances at Primavera, ATP Festival and Austin Psych Fest


Tue 9 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

Oli Bayston, formerly of indie band Keith, brings together krautrock and house music to create “quirky pop and sticky sweet earworms”


Wed 10 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow Cellar

The Phoenix folk-punk band announce a 15-date UK tour after playing with Frank Turner throughout Europe last year


Wed 10 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

Following the release of their critically acclaimed album King Of The Waves, the rock ‘n’ roll trio return with latest album Shadows, recorded with Edwyn Collins


Sat 13 Jun 2015 | The Glee Club

2014 saw Barnesy make huge strides in the right direction, playing sets at Lunar & Moseley Folk Festivals, sharing stages with John McCullagh and James Walsh (Starsailor)

Free entry


Wed 17 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Following a support slot with The View and a nomination for Scottish Album of the Year, alternative hip-hop band Stanley Odd have been called “the voice of a generation”.


Thu 18 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

North London pop-rockers who have built up a loyal following over the last couple of years through shows with Union J, Lawson and Twenty Twenty.


Fri 19 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

‘This year’s rock revival roars on – all snarling QOTSA’s style guitar riffs and pounding drums, ‘Mental Home’ is a blast of pissed off energy’ – NME


Sat 20 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Melbourne-based quintet’s raw brand of rock music has earned them a reputation for chaotic, ambling musical mayhem tied together by harmonies driven by the spirit of rock.


Sat 20 Jun 2015 | The Glee Club Lounge

After recently releasing his debut EP, Red Shortbread, Jack joins us at the Glee Club Birmingham to headline our weekly free entry Acoustic Sessions!

Free entry


Sat 27 Jun 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Birmingham-born singer-songwriter, backed by the likes of Ben Howard, Fink and Coldplay, returns to his hometown to celebrate the release of his brand new EP


Sun 28 Jun 2015 | The Rainbow

Alden Penner (The Unicorns) teams up with Michael Cera to play songs from Penner’s new EP Canada in Space, along with songs from throughout his career


Sat 4 Jul 2015 | The Glee Club

Cat Chinn is back for a headline acoustic performance at The Glee Club. After a break from performing to produce a new album, this marks the 1st performance of her new material.

Free entry


Sat 4 Jul 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Sacramento native returns with her gorgeous offbeat guitar pop to celebrate the release of her latest album Build a Boat to the Sun


Thu 9 Jul 2015 | The Rainbow

Having supported many bands on the ‘b-town’ scene previously, Birmingham indie band The Heist play The Rainbow following the release of their album ‘Waves’

Tickets on door


Thu 23 Jul 2015 | The Rainbow

Following support slots with The Killers, Mumford & Sons and Bright Eyes, NY quintet celebrate the release of their new album ‘Favourite Waitress’


Sun 23 Aug 2015 | The Rainbow

Celebrating their 20th year with the release of their 13th LP La Isla Bonita, avant-garde rockers Deerhoof bring their thrill-ride of a live show to The Rainbow


Sat 5 Sep 2015 | The Rainbow Cellar

Fresh from their tour with Young Kato, the boys from Nuneaton have announced their first ever headline show which coincides with the release of their new EP The Start.


Mon 14 Sep 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Baltimore noise-rock band Dope Body released their latest album ‘Lifer’ on October 2014, an album that continues their feral energy and crazed reputation


Wed 30 Sep 2015 | The Rainbow

Following a remarkable headline show at the Hare & Hounds back in 2012, Stealing Sheep return to Birmingham to mark the release of their much-anticipated second album Not Real.


Sat 10 Oct 2015 | Wolverhampton Civic Hall

After a sellout UK tour in January, the Birmingham quartet hit the road this autumn following the success of their album Happy People


Sun 1 Nov 2015 | The Institute

Following a previous sell-out show & the release of their Top 20 second album ‘If I Was’, The Staves return to The Institute with their beautiful signature harmonies


Tue 10 Nov 2015 | The Rainbow

Finnish quartet who have a reputation for creating powerful indie pop. Latest album Vagabonds was released in March 2015 to widespread acclaim