Listings

Sat 4 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

SYLVIA released their self-produced debut album RATHEA in 2011 to critical acclaim. Latest single ‘Wolvey, Ansty’ was released on 1st December on Regent Street Records.

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Mon 6 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Glasgow lo-fi surf-pop duo who have supported the likes of Real Estate, Perfect Pussy, Joanna Gruesome, Honeyblood & PAWS


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


Thu 9 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Featuring Justin Pearson (The Locust, Head Wound City), Retox have emerged from the collective depths of San Diego & LA with their latest antagonistic effort, ‘Beneath California’


Thu 9 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Third wave ska vets, Orange County’s Suburban Legends, return with their distinct blend of fizzy ska and sugary pop, with accents of disco and funk


Fri 10 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

‘If you like your indie rock served with an energetic finish and a midlands accent, The Assist will effortlessly float your boat’ – Counteract Magazine


Sat 11 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Hotly-tipped Birmingham duo EKKAH recently released their much-anticipated debut EP Last Chance To Dance on 24th November


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 15 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Steve Forrest, previously of Placebo, branches out with new band Planes – already a 6Music favourite, the quintet release their new record ‘Hotfoot’ this spring


Thu 16 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Northern Irish trio return with their 14th studio album ‘Disquiet’ and accompanying UK tour – 11 tracks of charged, in-your-face, bruisingly melodic punk/metal


Thu 16 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Dorset-born singer-songwriter Panes’ debut album promises succinct, honest songwriting, from a place of deep personal expression, resonating with universal truths and values.


Fri 17 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Often compared to the likes of Sarah McLachlan and Emmy Lou Harris, Callaghan’s latest album ‘A History of Now’ will see a UK release on 12th April


Fri 17 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Celebrated English folk band The Leisure Society play The Rainbow to coincide with the release of their fourth album The Fine Art of Hanging On


Sat 18 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Birmingham trio whose hyperactive take on post-punk sounds like Pixies playing Minutemen covers whilst under the influence of Dead Kennedys and amphetamines


Sat 18 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Following supports with Depeche Mode and Bat For Lashes, Nadine returns with her uniquely rich & soulful voice to celebrate the release of new album ‘Fast Food’


Sun 19 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

The Aberdeen/Exeter trio announce both a UK headline tour and a new single following the overwhelming success of latest album There Is Only You


Mon 20 Apr 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Inspired by the classic 80’s electronic pop of Roxy Music, Soft Cell and Japan, Manchester’s GIRL FRIEND have won fans at NME and BBC Introducing


Tue 21 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

After twelve years together, Flint punk band The Swellers called it a day in 2014. Come join the band on their final UK jaunt


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


Thu 23 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

The Liverpool kraut-folk trio, who have previously toured with Alt-J and St Vincent, release their second album Not Real on April 13th via Heavenly Recordings


Fri 24 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Leicester songstress Mahalia curates the second ‘Mahalia Presents’ event, following a whirlwind 2 years that has seen her her support the likes of Ed Sheeran & Laura Mvula


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


Mon 27 Apr 2015 | The Rainbow

Formed in 2005, London indie rock band Tellison release new single ‘Tact is Dead’ on March 4th ahead of the release of their third album


Fri 1 May 2015 | The Rainbow

After an exceptional 2014, culminating in a sold out show at The Institute to celebrate the release of their debut album, Goodnight Lenin announce their first headline show of 2015


Fri 1 May 2015 | The Glee Club Studio

Birmingham-born songstress Clare Maguire is back. New EP Don’t Mess Me Around drops on 13th April, with new album set for release later this year.


Sat 2 May 2015 | The Rainbow

LA psych-rock quintet influenced by the likes of T Rex and Neu! as well as psych behemoths such as Spacemen 3 and Hawkwind


Sat 2 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

After releasing their debut single ‘Games’ in January, the Birmingham indie quartet headline The Sunflower Lounge.

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Sun 3 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Rabble rousing Irish quartet, who’ve seen a No 1 album and a string of Top 10 singles – the Emerald Isle’s answer to The Gaslight Anthem, Augustines & Frank Turner


Mon 4 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Surrealists of the Great British Underground scene The Lovely Eggs return in 2015 with a new single, album and a full UK tour.


Tue 5 May 2015 | The Rainbow

The Australian singer-songwriter has gone electric, trading in his vintage National guitar & banjo combo for a gold Fender and an extra large helping of rock ‘n’ gospel dancehall blues


Fri 8 May 2015 | The Glee Club Studio

Birmingham-born songstress Clare Maguire is back. New EP Don’t Mess Me Around drops on 13th April, with new album set for release later this year.


Sat 9 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Australian garage rock four-piece, soon to join The Black Keys on their Australian tour, arrive on British soil ahead of the release of their debut album


Sat 9 May 2015 | The Rainbow

In anticipation of his debut album, 22 year old West Londoner Niall Galvin brings his sun-kissed and carefree rap infused fuzz-pop back to Birmingham


Tue 12 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

US indie quintet influenced by Animal Collective and The Beach Boys create dirty sunshine pop to get your body grooving.


Wed 13 May 2015 | The Rainbow

The Welsh duo return with their intoxicating brand of alt folk following 2013′s critically acclaimed release Little Letters


Thu 14 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Throughout his decade long career, Ford has been lauded by press and public alike for creating music that combines Americana, English melodicism & rock ‘n’ roll.


Fri 15 May 2015 | The Glee Club Studio

Birmingham-born songstress Clare Maguire is back. New EP Don’t Mess Me Around drops on 13th April, with new album set for release later this year.


Fri 15 May 2015 | The Rainbow

With the hype of upcoming album The Atrocity Exhibition fully lighting the way, the brass infused hip-hop trailblazers are set to ignite the UK music scene once again


Sat 16 May 2015 | The Rainbow

The legendary bluesman will be heading back onto the open road, taking in an unlucky 13 shows around the UK throughout May and June 2015.


Sat 16 May 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Dropped like a pipe-bomb into the British rock scene, Wolverhampton noise makers God Damn release their debut album on 11th May


Thu 21 May 2015 | The Rainbow

Philadelphia quartet Creepoid have shared stages with the likes of Dinosaur Jr. & Kurt Vile. They release their 3rd album this summer & have announced a UK tour to celebrate.


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

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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 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


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

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


Fri 12 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


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 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