Listings

Tue 17 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

High-energy, rowdy, raucous, longhair Mississippi glam rock describes the new album from the rock and roll four-piece


Wed 18 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Only Sun are an exciting Indie Rock band from High Wycombe. Having headlined The Old Blue Last and Hoxton Bar & Kitchen as well as playing Kendal Calling and Camden Rocks they arrive to Birmingham


Fri 20 Jul 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

Hailing from the Black Country, four-piece alt-rock band Crest Glider blend the melodic tones of Fleetwood Mac with the catchy hard rock of the Pixies


Fri 20 Jul 2018 | The Victoria

After a quiet few months of focusing on writing and recording new material, Plastic Scene returns to Birmingham for a headline set at the Victoria


Sat 21 Jul 2018 | O2 Academy 3

This show is in line with the release of debut single ‘Since Last Tuesday’, the first of a trilogy of singles making up their debut EP


Sat 21 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Candid are an up and coming four-piece indie rock band from Coventry, inspired by the likes of Catfish and The Bottlemen, Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon


Wed 25 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

The listener should be prepared to take a journey from bright catchy rock numbers to the dark undertones of melodic progressive rock


Thu 26 Jul 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Melding influences from Sonic Youth to the Manics, Bauhaus to Primal Scream, HÜDS create high energy avant-garde rock fit for the 21st century


Fri 27 Jul 2018 | Actress & Bishop

They turn stones and stitch together myriad influences. Live shows are thought out to provide the audience with a wide range of energy


Sat 28 Jul 2018 | Actress & Bishop

The Vapors return to Birmingham for the first time in 35+ years to perform songs from their 2 albums New Clear Days and Magnets


Wed 1 Aug 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

His dreamy indie-pop sound incorporates influences from fellow Brummies JAWS and Swim Deep, as well as the likes of The Stone Roses and Nirvana


Fri 3 Aug 2018 | Actress & Bishop

Two guys in a bedroom just outside of Shrewsbury created The Sunset Beach Hut and with the addition of a singer they are now ready to show the world what they have created


Sat 4 Aug 2018 | Ort

Mark Holley from the band Black Foxxes embarks on a debut solo UK tour


Sat 4 Aug 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

The Coventry four piece masterfully blend the raw, unhinged grit of Queens of the Stone Age with Arctic Monkeys’ knack for sharp songwriting


Thu 9 Aug 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

“Bee Sting” has an old-school R&B sound, inspired by cheesy 1970’s hits and modern day Neo Soul. Lydia Aileen makes catchy Indie pop songs suitable for any music lover


Sat 11 Aug 2018 | O2 Academy 3

Mixing massive guitar riffs, pop hooks and huge choruses, Sonder combines elements of early grunge with a modern twist of alt-rock


Sat 11 Aug 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Foxcover is a four-piece melodic indie pop band from Shropshire


Sat 1 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Pluviam is the combination of James Riley’s experimental songwriting style alongside Mike Tabone’s high energy drumming and his expertise in production


Wed 12 Sep 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

New single – Brave Face – released July 6th on Stoopnik Records/Absolute via Universal


Thu 13 Sep 2018 | O2 Institute3

London-based alt-rock trio creating a sonic influenced by a range of artists, from The Rolling Stones, Nick Cave and Nirvana


Sat 15 Sep 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

A member of Kraftwerk during the group’s golden era, Wolfgang Flur was the band’s electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987


Sat 15 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

British indie-rock band Karkosa were formed by brothers Michael and Jack Warnock. Their sound is heavily inspired by Catfish and the Bottlemen, Royal Blood and Foo Fighters


Sun 16 Sep 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

LA quartet combining the raw energy of 70’s punk with the intricate & sophisticated structural elements of 80’s post-punk and synthwave


Mon 17 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Australia’s psyche rockers return to Birmingham


Thu 20 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Rising UK star LAUREL has announced her incredible debut album ‘DOGVIOLET’, out August 24th on Counter Records and to celebrate will tour the UK this coming September


Sat 22 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

From the Birmingham music scene come La Dharma, a five-piece indie pop band striving to mix catchy pop choruses mixed with strong guitar and spiralling synthesizer sounds


Thu 27 Sep 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Muncie Girls will release their hotly-anticipated second album ‘Fixed Ideals’ on 31st August via Specialist Subject Records in the UK & Europe, Buzz Records in North America and Lost Boy Records in Australia


Fri 28 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Bright Light Bright Light makes 80s/90s tinged electronic pop music with guest turns from Elton John, Scissor Sisters and Alan Cumming


Sun 30 Sep 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Lauded for resurging indie with alternative introductions, and a thick voice that King Krule would drool over


Mon 1 Oct 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

After a series of sellout shows the Coventry raised singer/songwriter brings his combination of his Congolese roots and midlands upbringing back to Birmingham


Tue 2 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

The art of songwriting has been the driving force behind their second album Brilliant Sanity: the process of crafting of the immaculate pop song, the dogged pursuit of the perfect hook


Wed 3 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

6-million Spotify streams canadian rock duo CLEOPATRICK heading to Birmingham to celebrate their new Sophomore EP ‘The Boys’


Thu 4 Oct 2018 | The Town Hall

Hunter, the third long player from from the BRIT award and double Mercury Music Prize-nominated Anna Calvi, will be released on 31st August 2018 via Domino


Fri 5 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

London quartet reveal their new single ‘What Makes A Man’ on LAB Records


Sat 6 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

The upwards trajectory of Fatherson’s blossoming career serves a heartening reminder that the hype machine is no substitute for talent, authenticity and graft


Sat 6 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Col3trane is an emerging 18-year old London-based artist, of Egyptian-American heritage, combining RnB and soul in a stunning new style…


Sat 6 Oct 2018 | Ort

Tom Speight is making up for lost time. Laid low by illness, beset by problems both personal and professional, the songwriter returned to what he does best: writing songs


Sun 7 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

“The best debut we’ve heard in months” – Line Of Best Fit


Tue 9 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

In celebration of the release of their ‘Luckyucker’ EP, CHILDCARE are heading out on a full UK tour in October


Thu 11 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Kebu, from Finland, is a bright comet in the world of synthesizer music, who recently won the German Schallwelle Award as Best Artist 2017


Fri 12 Oct 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

The Vryll Society’s debut album ‘Course Of The Satellite’ to be released on Deltasonic Records


Sat 13 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Shrewsbury born Dan Owen returns to Birmingham following his last sold out Birmingham show. Grab your tickets quick!


Mon 15 Oct 2018 | O2 Academy2

Following their recent return with magnificent new single ‘Bad Friends’, – the UK’s most loved upcoming indie band return to Birmingham


Thu 18 Oct 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

“All the bad vibes are immediately being dashed away, replaced with something cheerier and sometimes downright saccharine.” – Noisey


Thu 18 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Having become a familiar face with the nation on ‘X Factor 2017’, Matt can currently be found on the Live Arena Tour taking him to cities across the UK.


Fri 19 Oct 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

“an impish return riddled with superb wit, driven by pop ambition” Clash “relatable slacker rock that’s full of charm” – The Line of Best Fit


Sat 20 Oct 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Prepare for some serious sound-play, as Sam Amidon comes to Birmingham
“Surreal and Magical” – Esquire magazine


Sat 20 Oct 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

With their new live album, entitled simply “LIVE,” out June 1st via Suicide Squeeze, Atlanta garage punks The Coathangers have announced a UK tour for this October


Mon 22 Oct 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

“One part gobby pop star, one part riot grrrl with a sprinkling of cybergoth on top”


Tue 23 Oct 2018 | Hare & Hounds

BC Camplight is the moniker of American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Christinzio. His lyrics regularly explore his personal life and self-destructive tendencies


Thu 25 Oct 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

London four-piece who’s sound is living in the ‘80s but also alive to the thrilling pan-generic possibilities of the modern age


Fri 26 Oct 2018 | O2 Academy2

Fickle Friends Announce Biggest UK Tour to Date Including London’s 02
Shepherd’s Bush Empire


Fri 2 Nov 2018 | The Actress & Bishop

From Canada, The Sheepdogs blend a sound that encompasses all things great about classic American rock n roll


Sat 3 Nov 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Regularly found opening for 2-Tone legends Madness, Chainska are at the forefront of the new UK Ska movement rocking crowds from Glastonbury to Notting Hill Carnival and Rototom Sunsplash to Outlook.


Mon 5 Nov 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

The Seshen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based band led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara


Mon 12 Nov 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Irish singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton — a.k.a. Jealous of the Birds —is playing Sunflower Lounge In November. For fans of St Vincent, Beach House, Haim and Courtney Barnett


Tue 13 Nov 2018 | The Sunflower Lounge

Notts-based bedroom songsmith Yazmin Lacey has been fusing her love of Lover’s Rock, hip-hop, jazz, Motown and electronics


Thu 15 Nov 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

The music of rising Welsh alt rock band is as melodic as it is hard-hitting, with each track containing cutting lyrical observations from singer Talisyn Källström


Sat 17 Nov 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Exeter-based duo Abbe Martin and Hannah Wood dovetail beautifully on their debut album For All Our Sins


Mon 19 Nov 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Former Oceansize and British Theatre frontman (and current Biffy Clyro live guitarist) Mike Vennart plays Birmingham ahead of his second full album release on Sept


Wed 21 Nov 2018 | O2 Academy3

Fans see themselves in Skinner’s music: tales of love and loss, of yearning to make sense of life


Fri 30 Nov 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

One of Philadelphia’s hottest new acts inspired by the likes of The War on Drugs, Kurt Vile and Nothing arrive in Birmingham for the very first time


Sat 1 Dec 2018 | The Cuban Embassy

Consisting of two siblings, the hardworking duo from Leeds released their long awaited EP, Colour My Mind, in December 2017


Tue 18 Dec 2018 | The Castle & Falcon

Led by siblings Helen and Joe Hammill, Teesside’s Cattle & Cane are capable of shifting even the hardest of hearts with their perfect soaring harmonies. Catch them for their Christmas Tour date at the Castle & Falcon!