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South Bound 

26 Sep 18

Talking with The South vocalist Alison Wheeler.


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Coming to Artrix 

26 Sep 18

Plenty of music at Artrix Arts Centre in Bromsgrove next month.


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CBeebies favourite Bing coming to the Lichfield Garrick stage 

25 Sep 18

Kids TV favourite Bing is coming to the Lichfield Garrick.


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Review: Jurassic Park in Concert 

25 Sep 18

A Guide to the Roarchestra Sunday saw the Czech National Symphony Orchestra perform ‘Jurassic … Read more The post Review: Jurassic Park in Concert appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine .


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Peaky Blinders Festival in Birmingham this weekend – how to get cheap tickets 

24 Sep 18

The two-day immersive festival will have street food, ales, cocktails, music and magic…


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Mush – Gig Economy 

24 Sep 18

Loving this track from Mush right now, kind of puts me in mind of a New Wave Sparks.


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Old Skool – Crokodile Tears 

24 Sep 18

Old Skool – Crokodile Tears By Pete Clemons Regardless of whether you enjoyed it or not, schools tend to hold many memories.


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Solihull music lover plays trumpet again 13 years after life-changing car accident 

24 Sep 18

THIRTEEN years after being left unable to speak or stand due to a car accident a Solihull music lover is now able to play once again.


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What’s The Product? Facebook tricks to consider 

23 Sep 18

I’m not a Facebook fan anymore.


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Spotlight On: Steve Lacy 

22 Sep 18

Redbrick’s Kieren Williams attempts to catch us up with the sky-rocketing career of Steve Lacy The post Spotlight On: Steve Lacy appeared first on Redbrick .


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Giant Piano, 25 Sep 2018 

21 Sep 18

25 Sep 2018 – Community at New Street Station FREE (suitable for under 18s) We’re very excited to welcome violinist extraordinaire Kit Massey and the infectious gypsy jazz and French­influenced manouche music of the Hotclub of Jupiter.


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Musical Picnic, 22 Sep 2018 

21 Sep 18

22 Sep 2018 – Jazz at Symphony Hall FREE We’re very excited to welcome violinist extraordinaire Kit Massey and the infectious gypsy jazz and French­influenced manouche music of the Hotclub of Jupiter.


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MOVIE ROUND-UP: This Week’s New Film Releases, Fri Sept 21-Thu Sept 27 

21 Sep 18

NEW RELEASES A Simple Favour (15)   Served up as Gone Girl meets Gaslight with more twists than… Read more The post MOVIE ROUND-UP: This Week’s New Film Releases, Fri Sept 21-Thu Sept 27 appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine .


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Album Review: REDUXER by alt-J 

21 Sep 18

Formed in 2007 at Leeds University, alt-J are a critically acclaimed band who to date have released 3 albums, the first of which ‘An Awesome Wave’ saw them claim the Mercury Prize in 2012.


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NEW SHOW: The Wave Pictures 

21 Sep 18

Hare Hounds are pleased to welcome British rock band The Wave Pictures to the venue on 30th January 2019.


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Album Review: Blood Orange – Negro Swan 

21 Sep 18

Redbrick’s Frankie Stott unpacks Blood Orange’s most recent and complex album The post Album Review: Blood Orange – Negro Swan appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Lana Del Rey- Mariners Apartment Complex 

21 Sep 18

Lana Del Rey’s newest single presents her timeless style of whimsical pop, Social Secretary Sorcha Hornett discusses The post Single Review: Lana Del Rey- Mariners Apartment Complex appeared first on Redbrick .


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Self made woman 

21 Sep 18

New kind of opera premieres in Birmingham.


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Pop Music Is A Joy At The Birmingham Rep 

20 Sep 18

To be honest, it was probably always going to be a given that I would love ‘Pop Music’ , the story of two people bonding as singles at a wedding reception.


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Tash Sultana + The Pierce Brothers at O2 Academy Brixton, London, UK – 20th September 2018 

20 Sep 18

Where to start? Well, to give some context, at least for me personally (actually, I’m certain as with many, many others too) the obsession started with FIFA, obviously.


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Save the date – Tamworth’s free fireworks returns for the 10th year! 

20 Sep 18

THE countdown is on to the biggest and most popular event in Tamworth’s calendar as the FREE fireworks spectacular returns with a breath-taking display to light up the skies above the Castle Grounds for its 10 th anniversary year.


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NEW SHOW: Ledisi 

20 Sep 18

Hare Hounds are thrilled to welcome RB royalty  Ledisi  to the Hare Hounds next January 31st! Ledisi  is a 12x Grammy-nominated vocal powerhouse who has wowed fans ever since she came onto the scene.


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TOMORROW NIGHT! Jigsawmusic x Luke Unabomber 

20 Sep 18

We’re pleased to announce that the iconic club night Jigsawmusic are celebrating 15 years this September, and will be welcoming Manchester legend  Luke Unabomber  to help with the proceedings tomorrow night, Friday 21st.


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Ray Smith – RIP 

20 Sep 18

“Who?” you may ask.


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And the winner is… 

20 Sep 18

So, Mercury Music Award time again tonight.


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Do you know a kid who could make Brownhills alive… With the Sound of Music? 

20 Sep 18

Looks set to be a great show, as usual! Continue reading…


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The Robin rocks 

20 Sep 18

There’s another series of great gigs at the Robin 2 in Bilston this week.


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New drink, food and music event opens 

20 Sep 18

Birmingham’s newest independent festival launches this weekend.


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Biffy Clyro at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK – 19th September 2018 

19 Sep 18

As storm Ali blows a hooley across the UK, inside, amongst the stunning surroundings of Birmingham’s Symphony Hall we are comfy and snug for a magical night courtesy of Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro.


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News: Independent drink, food and music festival TAPS to launch in Birmingham 

19 Sep 18

  The Custard Factory’s Market Hall is set to host the opening weekend of TAPS, a brand … Read more The post News: Independent drink, food and music festival TAPS to launch in Birmingham appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine .


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50 Cent at Arena, Birmingham, UK – 19th September 2018 

19 Sep 18

Coming into a half filled Arena, the usual buzz seemed to be lacking, a fight broke out with disgruntled fans but rap megastar 50 Cent saved the day, whether intentional or not by putting back the headline for 30 minutes he allowed the Birmingham …


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Showcase Sessions, 25 Sep 2018 

18 Sep 18

25 Sep 2018 – Rock Pop at Dark Horse Introducing the Where to be Scene! Showcase Sessions.


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Work and music: fitting in music lessons and practice with full-time employment 

18 Sep 18

When adults learn an instrument or study singing, they have to juggle music lessons and practice time with other commitments, notably full-time employment.


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Album Review: Tirzah- Devotion 

18 Sep 18

Tirzah’s debut album is an honest and beautifully bold declaration of human emotion, James Rodker reviews The post Album Review: Tirzah- Devotion appeared first on Redbrick .


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Mick Jagger still owes me a cigarette 

18 Sep 18

Rolling Stones autographs unearthed from Ritz Ballroom gig in time for anniversary celebration.


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Redbrick Meets: Lady Sanity 

17 Sep 18

Marianne Holt talks to Birmingham rapper Lady Sanity before her headline slot on ‘Welcome to My City’ The post Redbrick Meets: Lady Sanity appeared first on Redbrick .


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Lily Allen ‘blamed’ herself for being sex attack victim 

16 Sep 18

The singer alleges the senior music industry figure assaulted her when she fell asleep in his hotel room after she got smashed…


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Wooden Shjips + The Lucid Dream at the O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK – 16th September 2018 

16 Sep 18

Wooden Shjips open their set with fragments of sound and a TV static type lighting effect.


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Country life celebrated at game fair 

16 Sep 18

Attractions at the event in Weston-under-Lizard, on the Staffordshire-Shropshire border, included performances by The Knights of Middle England, Ye Olde Redtail Falconry, as well as music by the Coventry Corps of Drums…


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Live Review: Iceage 

16 Sep 18

Music editor Kieran Read reviews Iceage’s murky, raucous and inconsistent recent performance at Birmingham’s Hare & Hounds The post Live Review: Iceage appeared first on Redbrick .


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Festival Review: Beat-Herder 

16 Sep 18

Marianne Holt reviews Lancashire’s exciting and ever-surprising Beat-Herder festival The post Festival Review: Beat-Herder appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: (Sandy) Alex G 

15 Sep 18

(Sandy) Alex G proved why he’s one of the greatest modern songwriters on stage at the Hare & Hounds, Music Editor Kieran Read writes The post Live Review: (Sandy) Alex G appeared first on Redbrick .


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Rockin the Windmill 

15 Sep 18

As you probably know at this time in September Voodoo Kings are having some well earned R’n’R.


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Boy George and Culture Club – Let Somebody Love You 

14 Sep 18

I meant to post the new single from Boy George and Culture Club last week but, you know, life, work and everything in between.


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Concert at the Lichfield Guildhall to feature the music of Leonard Cohen 

14 Sep 18

The music of Leonard Cohen will be brought into focus at a concert in Lichfield.


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All or nothing at all 

14 Sep 18

Folk duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker interviewed.


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MOVIE ROUND-UP: This Week’s New Film Releases, Fri Sept 14-Thu Sept 20 

13 Sep 18

NEW RELEASES The Predator (15) Thirty years since the Arnie-starring original and ten since the… Read more The post MOVIE ROUND-UP: This Week’s New Film Releases, Fri Sept 14-Thu Sept 20 appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine .


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Redbrick Meets: PINS 

13 Sep 18

Music writer Marianne Holt discusses gender and the influence of riot grrrl with all-female rock group PINS The post Redbrick Meets: PINS appeared first on Redbrick .


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Obituary: Mac Miller 

13 Sep 18

Following the death of 26-year-old rapper, singer and producer Mac Miller, Redbrick’s Kieren Williams explains why this is such a huge loss, both personally and to the music industry The post Obituary: Mac Miller appeared first on Redbrick .


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End Of Summer Showcase, 15 Sep 2018 

13 Sep 18

15 Sep 2018 – Rock Pop at Hawker Yard Fursty Records brings you their first event with a day time, multi-genre line up.