Listings

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.


Fri 30 Sep 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

Producing lyrics and melodies that result in beautifully crafted songs, he is able to give you live performances that you won’t forget.


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 Cellar

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


Tue 4 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

The synth loving Scots are back, armed with new material following the huge success of their debut & accompanying triumphant sets at Glastonbury & T in the Park


Wed 5 Oct 2016 | Mama Roux's

Melding a diverse selection of influences from Nick Cave to Kanye West, London’s Gabriel Bruce has earned his reputation as one of the country’s most captivating live acts


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


Thu 6 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Jerry Williams is a 20 year old singer songwriter from Portsmouth influenced by the likes of Slow Club, Coldplay, Jamie T, Vampire Weekend, Jake Bugg & Kate Nash


Fri 7 Oct 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

Alt-electro rockers This Burning Age play The O2 Institute Birmingham after releasing their third EP Desolation to rave reviews.


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 | Mama Roux's

Former lead singer with much missed Sheffield greats The Long Blondes, returns 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 Sunflower Lounge

Critically acclaimed enigmatic quartet bring their irresistible combination of feedback and harmonies, having gained a reputation for delivering blistering, high-energy live shows


Mon 10 Oct 2016 | Mama Roux's

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 Sunflower Lounge

West Yorkshire’s finest hitmakers are back with a brand new double A side single and accompanying October UK tour including The Sunflower Lounge.


Wed 12 Oct 2016 | Mama Roux's

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 | Mama Roux's

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


Thu 13 Oct 2016 | Ort Cafe

A student of every great songwriter from the Beatles to Bob Marley, and discovered busking on the streets of London by Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky.


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

Local indie four-piece Riscas draw from a variety of different genres including reggae and funk which combine to create their own unique style.


Sat 15 Oct 2016 | Various Venues

Oxjam is back – celebrating local talent from rock, pop, folk, soul & more – all money raised goes towards Oxfam’s humanitarian development


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’


Sat 15 Oct 2016 | The Flapper

NME have compared them to QOTSA, while the Guardian have likened their music to Nirvana – the Brummie quartet are back armed with killer new material


Sun 16 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Saint Leonards Horses Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter Watch the video for ‘Spooky Lover’ below:


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 | Mama Roux's

Indie/jangle/surf/garage trio Dune Rats team up with fellow Brisbane based duo DZ Deathrays for a co-headline tour, visiting Birmingham on the 20th October


Thu 20 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

Celebrated New York City-based rock trio embark on their last ever tour to celebrate the release of their final 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 Sunflower Lounge

Whether they’re touring the world’s biggest arenas or hanging out in the back room of their local pub, the Lounge Kittens’ mission is to make you laugh till you’re sick.


Fri 21 Oct 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

With influences that stretch from Neil Young, to Ryan Adams, to Alvvays, Robert Craig Oulton and his band play The Blue Room this October


Fri 21 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

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 Cellar, Oxford

Hertfordshire bred rockers who have supported the likes of Sasosin, Frank Iero, Mallory Knox, Jimmy Eat World and Moose Blood


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.


Tue 25 Oct 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

Infectious British indie rock, oozing with raw honesty and not ones to lend themselves to a specific scene, sound or genre.


Wed 26 Oct 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

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


Thu 27 Oct 2016 | Mama Roux's

Birmingham singer-songwriter and beatboxer has announced details of a new EP release and its accompanying live launch at The Rainbow.


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 Rainbow Courtyard

Following support slots with The Vaselines, Killing Joke, Ash & Nothing But Thieves, the Southend-On-Sea quartet released their debut album Killer Brain Waves in July


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


Fri 28 Oct 2016 | O2 Institute The Blue Room

Following support slots with Frankie & The Heartstrings, The Bohicas and The Buzzcocks, they’re all about making a noise!


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 Sunflower Lounge

One of 2016′s most exciting new prospects, this Kent youngster brings his hugely addictive Radio 1 approved indie-pop to Birmingham


Tue 1 Nov 2016 | Mama Roux's

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 | Mama Roux's

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


Fri 11 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Emotions and Math is not just the name of Margaret Glaspy’s debut album. That expression drills right to the heart of the New York singer-songwriter’s proper introduction


Sat 12 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Cellar

Following their hard-hitting, political single ‘Sharp As Razors’, Paper Buoys are back with their latest offering, ‘After Dark’. Having already been championed by BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio, Paper Buoys Read the full article…


Mon 14 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Psychedelic shoegaze trio Is Bliss play The Sunflower Lounge after support slots with Wolf Alice, Telescopes and Nine Black Alps


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.


Wed 16 Nov 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

One of rap’s brightest lights celebrates the release of his 4th studio album, following collaborations with Rustie, Schoolboy Q, Purity Ring, Big Sean & Avalanches


Thu 17 Nov 2016 | The Flapper

Screeching guitars, glistening synths, pummelling sub-bass, colossal riffs and audacious drum patterns define the London trio’s unique sound.


Fri 18 Nov 2016 | The Flapper

London 2 piece heavy blues rock and roll band based in London influenced by artists such as Captain Beefheart, John Lee Hooker and Queens Of The Stoneage.


Sat 19 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Weirds have been destroying venues across the UK for the past year with their blistering sonic assault of motorik­driven, druggy grunge


Sat 19 Nov 2016 | Mama Roux's

Following supports with Belle and Sebastian, Foo Fighters, Courtney Barnett & Wolf Alice, Glasgow duo return to Birmingham for a headline show


Sun 20 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Fronted by former Amazing Snakeheads frontman Dale Barclay, And Yet It Moves have raw and simple ambitions: squarely to save music from mediocrity.


Tue 22 Nov 2016 | Mama Roux's

Hailed as one of of the most exciting psych-rock bands in the country, the band will be announcing details of their 3rd album, due later this year via Heavenly Recordings.


Tue 22 Nov 2016 | The Sunflower Lounge

Bristol based multi-instrumentalist Laura Kidd presents band and solo sets previewing brand new songs plus music from her back catalogue.


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 | Mama Roux's

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 Cellar

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 26 Nov 2016 | The Flapper

Future of The Left return to Birmingham in November to celebrate the release of their new album, The Peace and Truce of Future of The Left.


Fri 2 Dec 2016 | The Rainbow Warehouse

After taking time out to work on their hotly-anticipated second LP, Brummie favourites JAWS are back armed with killer new material for a headline show at The Rainbow Warehouse Birmingham. Read the full article…


Sat 3 Dec 2016 | Mama Roux's

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.

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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.


Wed 15 Feb 2017 | O2 Institute2