Listings

Mon 26 Feb 2018 | O2 Institute

New Jersey duo celebrate the release of their new album Going Grey, following triumphant sets at Coachella & 2000Trees as well as a tour with Blink-182


Thu 1 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Leeds indie-quartet who have supported the likes of JAWS & Clean Cut Kid, reached over one million Spotify plays, and received radio play from Radio 1

Sold out


Fri 2 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Melotone are the new young things on the scene mixing sexy blues with indie tunes.


Fri 2 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Indie/grunge/pop quartet from Manchester & Stoke-on-Trent who have supported the likes of The Big Moon and Get Inuit


Fri 2 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

London’s bourbon-soaked gypsy blues, bop ‘n’ stroll band The Urban Voodoo Machine are back with their fourth album Hellbound Hymns and a UK tour to match


Sat 3 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Mallavora are a refreshing four piece band from Birmingham: offering a fusion of styles, mixing indie vocals with a heavier punk accompaniment. 


Mon 5 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Hotly-tipped Newcastle native who has supported Catfish and the Bottlemen, Hozier, Daughter, Bear’s Den & Declan McKenna, and been included on BBC’s Sound of 2018


Wed 7 Mar 2018 | O2 Academy3

20-year-old singer-songwriter from Leamington Spa has been growing from strength to strength, picking up BBC Radio 1 plays from the likes of Huw Stephens


Fri 9 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Crimson Star are a three piece hard rock band based in Birmingham. 2016 was filled with performances including some significant tour supports for Tax the Heat & Wilson.


Fri 9 Mar 2018 | Castle & Falcon

Baddies Boogie and Birmingham Promoters present a showcase of live acoustic music highlighting some of the most exciting unsigned talent.


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Formed just over two years ago, As Mamas are a two piece psych band consisting of Harrison Baird-Whitman on guitar and vocals and Joe Devine on drums.


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

“Four teenagers channeling explosive hooks with straight roots to the family tree The Who planted decades before these kids were even born”


Sat 10 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Leicester born singer-songwriter Mahalia pens love-soaked pop songs that display a maturity beyond her years, fitting perfectly over her RnB-infused heavyweight beats


Tue 13 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Universally relatable soul tunes with a sharp modernist twist, set to see him ranked alongside Sam Smith and Rag’n’Bone Man


Thu 15 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

“Coruscatingly loud and extremely funny” – The Guardian
“Probably the maddest, most original punk band around”- Louder Than War


Fri 16 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Percussive folk songs about hometowns and heartbreak have taken this trio from “Canada’s best unsigned band” to sold-out tours and devoted fans


Fri 16 Mar 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Currently in the evolving stages of her process, Dee is formulating an organic body of sound that best captures her bright aura and healing intentions


Sat 17 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Lo-fi garage punk rock trio, The Cosmics welcome you into their world of distorted yet infectious melodies, glazed with a 70s punk rock aesthetic


Mon 19 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Latest single ‘Howl’ is yet another glorious, uplifting number, punctuated by major key piano chords, sing-along “woahs” and one heck of a big hook


Tue 20 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Reykjavík electronic dream-pop band described as “channelling the Beach soundtrack via 1980s synth pop and the modern sexiness of The Knife”


Wed 21 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

American EDM-Pop duo consisting of Drew Dirksen and Levi Jones, bringing immense live energy to their debut tour


Fri 23 Mar 2018 | O2 Institute2

Following a sold out headline tour last November, the hotly tipped Tom Walker announced his biggest UK tour so far this March


Sat 24 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Born late 2016, out of the ashes of former Leicester bands The Harrowbrooks & Ibisco, JSP are a collective of 4 like minded lads


Wed 28 Mar 2018 | Hare & Hounds

After the success of The Seven Deadly Sins Tour, The Church are back with an even bigger run of shows spreading their holy spirit for an Easter celebration like no other


Fri 30 Mar 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Put on your board shorts – The Miramars are here to take you on a trip from the West Midlands to the West Coast


Sat 31 Mar 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

London bad ass garage rock trio with edgy garage tunes, perky basslines washed over with lashings of blurry guitar


Sat 31 Mar 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Critically acclaimed Midlands 4 piece
“Bloody Brilliant” – Andy’s Dad & “Too loud” – Jack’s mam


Tue 3 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

“‘Sæla’ sees Black Foxxes treading poppier paths but without taming any of their consistent experimentation.” – DIY mag


Sat 7 Apr 2018 | Actress & Bishop

‘The band have a knack for creating whoozy, haphazard songs that gloriously mesh with art’. – Louder Than War


Sat 7 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Birmingham 19-year-old singer-songwriter launches his debut EP Polar Points, with a passion for dreamy, cinematic indie-pop melodies


Tue 10 Apr 2018 | The Flapper

Newcastle-formed, Brighton-based trio celebrate the release of their second album Holy Doom – a remarkable LP that pinballs between pure holiness and the lure of the devil


Wed 11 Apr 2018 | The Castle & Falcom

Following their debut sold out tour and Jools Holland showcase Let’s Eat Grandma return with their new single ‘Hot Pink’


Thu 12 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

Breaking down the barriers between acoustic and electronic music, expect a dazzling live performance from these young British guitarists


Fri 13 Apr 2018 | Actress & Bishop

The Virginmarys bring their highly charged live show to Birmingham, following supports for the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Shinedown, Slash & Eagles of Death Metal


Sat 14 Apr 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

No Silence are a 4 piece cover band originating from the west midlands


Sat 14 Apr 2018 | O2 Institute2

Crafting luscious indie-pop that tugs at your heartstrings, Little Comets are Geordie heroes that pack a punch with an emphatic live show


Sun 15 Apr 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

As main songwriter and founder member of Kaiser Chiefs, Hodgson already has an enviable record of global hits under his belt, including number 1 single ‘Ruby’ and ‘I Predict A Riot’


Mon 16 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Subtly channelling Laura Marling, the swooning sound of Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten and underground 1960s psychedelic greats like Linda Perhacs


Mon 16 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Netherlands experimental noisy pop trio follow the release of their debut album with a UK tour and a slot at SXSW


Tue 17 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Drawing heavily on a variety of musical influences from the 70’s garage rock to the world of 80’s pop, Queen Zee blur the lines between the establishment & the DIY scene


Fri 20 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Having successfully starred on television programme ‘The Voice’ 2018 we welcome Simon back to his hometown of Birmingham home for an intimate show


Fri 20 Apr 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Martin Yates, a soulful singer/songwriter from the U.K brings a fresh new edge to Pop music, an edge that hasn’t been heard in years


Sat 21 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

“Fantastically dark, highly evocative pop music, there’s a sense of Bowie’s grandeur or even Patti Smith’s brooding lyricism at play here.” Clash


Sat 21 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

One of Birmingham’s most interesting and vibrant acts supported by some of B’hams elite


Sun 22 Apr 2018 | Mama Roux's

Ireland’s newest indie-rock sensation, who have supported the likes of Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes & Catfish And The Bottlemen


Sun 22 Apr 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Bryde explores the self-deception of lust in new single ‘Desire’


Tue 24 Apr 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

‘Everything about this band is cool… youʼd be naïve not to expect big things from them in the future’ – Subba-Cultcha


Wed 25 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having released two EPs to critical acclaim, the Dublin band’s music has been described as dark, ambient, emotive but with an almost deep south sensibility


Thu 26 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Continuing his flair for off kilter indie pop, Ginger Snaps is british elmagamation of sounds inspired by a brain racked by Beastie Boys, Beck & De La Soul


Thu 26 Apr 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Canadian singer-songwriter who has supported the likes of Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, John Mayer and Jason Mraz celebrates his new Glassnote Records release


Fri 27 Apr 2018 | O2 Academy3

After touring with The Twang last year the brummie 5 piece are heading out on the road to tour their next release ‘Cool Kids’


Sat 28 Apr 2018 | The Castle and Falcon

“Given the Frank Turner stamp of approval Louise whips up a storm of passionate, political punk’n’roll, somehow conjuring up both Kathleen Hanna & Roy Orbison.” – Radio X 



Sun 29 Apr 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

There’s a mellowness & warmth to Alex Lleo’s debut recordings that feels both timeless and fresh


Sun 29 Apr 2018 | O2 Academy3

Writing infectious pop melodies since a young age, Emma McGann grew up with the likes of Alanis Morissette & Imogen Heap on repeat


Mon 30 Apr 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

Northern Ireland Music Prize winning singer-songwriter from Aghagallon in County Antrim, Ireland brings his unrivalled for poetic heart-stopping lyrics to the UK


Thu 3 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

A charming, chaotic pile-up of surf-, math-, and art-rock – though their songs are brimming with hooks, the Boston group’s main draw is an unpredictable, fast-twitch energy


Fri 4 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

“Like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest, and The Sleaford Mods”
Tom Robinson, BBC6Music


Fri 4 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Following a fantastic performance at Birmingham Town Hall supporting Tubular Bells for Two, Gypsyfingers bring their unique blend of ethereal folk-rock back to Birmingham


Sat 5 May 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Russia’s finest export, an indie-shoegaze-electronic trio compared to the likes of Lush and Cocteau Twins, celebrate the release of their new album


Wed 9 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

21-year-old singer-songwriter – expect epic alt rock journeying of War On Drugs or Ryan Adams with the added emotional vocal depths of Sharon Van Etten or Angel Olsen


Wed 9 May 2018 | Mama Roux's

Detroit post-punk quartet return to Birmingham to celebrate the release of their fourth album – and Domino debut – Relatives in Descent


Sun 13 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Genre-defying and terrifying: part musical act and part teenage diary, Partner is unflinching in their exploration of intimacy, friendship, sexuality and rock ‘n’ roll


Mon 14 May 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

“The understated arrangements suggest you’re listening to a woman with impeccable taste.” (MOJO)


Fri 18 May 2018 | The Castle And Falcon

“The one band everyone is raving about.” – Huw Stephens
‘Absolutely love’ – Annie Mac


Mon 21 May 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

22-year-old hotly tipped West Londoner who has shared the stage with the likes of The xx, Broken Social Scene and Mitski


Thu 24 May 2018 | O2 Academy2

Peace, are back with a brand new album, titled ‘Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll’, released 4th May


Tue 29 May 2018 | Hare & Hounds (venue 2)

Hotly-tipped Sheffield indie-rock quartet return to Birmingham following the release of lead singles ‘Take It Or Leave It’ and ‘Wise Up’


Wed 30 May 2018 | Hare & Hounds

Delighted to welcome Charles Watson from Slow Club back to Birmingham