Weekly Gig Roundup 23rd-30th September

Weekly Gig Roundup 23rd – 29th September

Waving a fond farewell to festival season can mean only one thing – touring season is now in full swing, yippee!

We have some absolute gems lined up for the coming winter, all of which you can peruse at your leisure over on our Event Listings page. For now, check out the wide array of touring and local talent we bring to the stages across the city this week.


The full calendar of live music begins with Hooded Fang at the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath on Monday. A Canadian four-piece producing psychedelic-hued garage, Hooded Fang will play the best of their brand new album, Gravez, as well as old favourites from debut LP, Tosta Mista. With special guests to be announced, tickets for this show are priced at just £7.50 advance – you can find out further information over on the event page.

Listen to Hooded Fang below:



On Tuesday, Birmingham buzz band JAWS play a sold out show at The Institute in Digbeth. Championed by Huw Stephens, The Guardian and NME, JAWS’ performance of their beach-hued pop sound promises to be incendiary. With support from Wolverhampton pedal-pushers Laced and grunge / britpop revivalists, Babypink, you can find out more about all of the acts by visiting the event page and don’t forget to RSVP to the Facebook Event, here.

Listen to JAWS below:



On Wednesday, there are two live music events to choose from. At the Hare and Hounds, 18 year old Nottingham-born singer songwriter Callum Burrows, AKA Saint Raymond performs with support from Joel Baker and Birmingham Promoters-favourite, Charlotte Carpenter. Tickets are priced at £6 advance – find them along with further event information, here.

Alternatively, Cheltenham folk rock quartet Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun are live at The Rainbow. Having been Zane Lowe’s Next Hype band and appearing with Frank Turner at the Olympics Opening Ceremony where they played to an estimated audience of 25 million, the group come to this intimate setting in Birmingham for one night only. Supported by the beautiful Boat to Row – an instrument-swapping collective of Midlands talent, tickets for this event are priced at £7 advance and are available, along with further information over on the event page.

Listen to Saint Raymond below:



On Thursday, we welcome West Coast-influenced four-piece Cloud Control to the Hare and Hounds. Originally from Australia’s Blue Mountains but now residing in London, Cloud Control’s debut album, Bliss Release, won Australia’s version of the Mercury prize in 2011. Having previously supported Vampire Weekend, Weezer and Arcade Fire amongst others, Cloud Control embark on a headline tour of their very own to celebrate the release of second album, Dream Cave. Tickets for this event are priced at £8 advance – find out more info over on the event page.

Listen to Cloud Control below:



Friday sees 90s grunge-influenced trio Since Monroe play at The Victoria on John Bright Street. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Nirvana, Weezer and Foo Fighters, Since Monroe bring their music into the modern day by applying a layer of pop. Support comes courtesy of Telford four-piece Weatherbird and Fans of Faye. Tickets for this show are priced at £5 on the door – find out more info over on the event page.

Listen to Since Monroe below:



On Saturday, Mountain of Love, the new band formed by two former members of Alabama 3 play   at The Sunflower Lounge. Constructing a mix of electro and house with dub and funk influences, Mountain of Love promise a rich and complex performance. Support for this show is to be announced – keep up to date via the event page where you can also purchase tickets priced at £8 advance.

Listen to Mountain of Love below:



Bring your week to a relaxing and atmospheric close at the Sunday Social which this week features performances from Bedfordshire singer songwriter, Terry Emm, Wolverhampton storyteller Daniel Beckett and the blues and pop-influenced Portia Reed. Check out the event page, here. Entry to the show at The Yardbird is, as always, completely free. We’ll see you there then!

Listen to Terry Emm below: