Listings

Thu 5 Mar 2015 | The Glee Club

Judith Owen’s latest album, Ebb & Flow, evokes the spirit of the halcyon days of the great 1970s troubadours


Thu 5 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Following tours with St Vincent & The Raveonettes “Their electro-garage-rock wall of sound imagines The Velvet Underground force-feeding hallucinogens to The Ronettes” – NME


Fri 6 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

Formed in 2014, Grim Disco are dark, alternative four-piece from Birmingham.

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Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Birmingham band continue their ravenous, rabid musical mission. Expect thrills, chills and rampant creative endeavour.


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Institute

Following the release of their debut album Be Slowly, Birmingham quartet JAWS announce their biggest hometown headline show to date.


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Temple at The Institute

The New Mexico husband and wife duo return with their 9th album Wilderness, blending Appalachian holler, psych-rock and Tin Pan Alley inspired melodies


Sat 7 Mar 2015 | The Library at The Institute

Newcastle indie trio Little Comets announce a UK tour to coincide with the release of their much anticipated third album Hope Is Just A State Of Mind.


Sun 8 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Led by Jamie Jazz, formerly of The King Blues, Bleach Blood strive to incorporate the kinetic energy of dance music with the passion of punk-rock songwriting


Mon 9 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

6 Music favourite BC Camplight releases his latest album ‘How To Die In The North’ next January and to celebrate he plays the Hare & Hounds.


Thu 12 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

The Birmingham-born singer-songwriter arrives back in his hometown to celebrate the release of his brand new EP before continuing on his UK/European tour


Fri 13 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

Mahalia and Birmingham Promoters team up to bring you the second in a very special series of events we’re calling ‘Mahalia Presents’


Sat 14 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Blistering jazz drumming, tribal chanting & brutally rhythmic bass-lines…The most exciting live band in Britain” – The Line of Best Fit


Sun 15 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

After four years of musical evolution, the Leeds five-piece return with latest album Dilate, an album firmly focused on the euphoria of the dancefloor


Fri 20 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Morningside is a band from Coventry drawing on influences from 6 decades, and a wide spectrum of music and melodies.

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Sat 21 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Birmingham Indie-Alternative quintet play a hometown headline show following the attention gained following the release of current single ‘I Know’


Mon 23 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

Irish indie quartet celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album, following supports with the likes of HAIM, The Fray and The Strypes


Tue 24 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

Laced elements of ragtime, country, folk & rockabilly, this trio recorded their latest album with Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) and supported Willie Nelson & Trampled By Turtles


Wed 25 Mar 2015 | O2 Academy3 Birmingham

With three Irish double platinum records under their belts, recently relocated Dublin quartet return with their epic new album The Long Way


Wed 25 Mar 2015 | Hare & Hounds (Venue 2)

Lotte Mullan embarks on a solo acoustic UK tour next Spring, joined by fellow songstress Jazz Morley as special guest.


Thu 26 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

The London songstress returns to Birmingham to showcase songs from her debut album We Slept At Last, released 16th February via Dirty Hit.


Fri 27 Mar 2015 | The Rainbow

After support slots with Chvrches & The Twilight Sad, the Glasgow ‘post-electro’ trio play The Rainbow to mark the release of their new album ‘Lease of Life’


Fri 27 Mar 2015 | The Glee Club

The Manchester singer/songwriter formerly nominated for BBC Sound of 2012 returns following the success of her debut album which reached No.5 in the UK charts


Sat 28 Mar 2015 | The Sunflower Lounge

Inspired by the 90s hip-hop beats, the delicate pop of The XX, via the swelling orchestral arrangements of Bjork’s ‘Volta’: all held together by Fyfe’s near-falsetto vocal croon


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

Buddies since high school, third wave ska vets Suburban Legends are here with more of their distinct blend of fizzy ska and sugary pop, with accents of disco and funk. Read the full article…


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 her critically acclaimed debut Love Your Dum and Mad, the inimitable Nadine Shah announces her return with a UK tour to coincide with 2015′s release


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


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

Doncaster’s highly acclaimed teenage troubadour John McCullagh makes a welcome return to Birmingham in support of his latest album Newborn Cry.


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


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.


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


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 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 Sunflower Lounge

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


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


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

Former 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


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