Archive | December, 2013

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PREVIEW: New Year’s Eve 2013/4

As the ticking clock to 2014 get louder… and LOUder… and LOUDER, we’ve cherry picked a few of our favourite venues to see what they’re bringing to the New Year’s Eve bun fight. Plus we’re running a 10 WORD NEW YEAR’S EVE REVIEW competition for all of the events featured, where you can win tickets […]

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REVIEW: The Twang + Wide Eyed, Superfood @ The Rainbow Warehouse, Sun 22nd

Words by Heather Judge, pics by Jonathan Morgan The Twang just scream ‘positive Indie’, it’s all in their name; unlike other alternative bands who lay it on heavy with the whole ‘yeah life is good but don’t forget the bad’. I was part of the crowd years ago when they were at support act at […]

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REVIEW: Hot Club de Swing Xmas Spectacular @ Hare & Hounds, Fri 20th Dec

Words by Althea Patterson, pics by Carlie-Ann Hare Well this is ridiculous fun… Straight-laced amateurs move closely and nervously, while the more serious dancers sway and bop with gracious ease; shaming all us who sit and gawp. Tattooed rockabillies Jive and Lindy-Hop to beautiful Swing music. Gig posters for Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington […]

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REVIEW: Chris Tye @ Symphony Hall Café Bar (Folk for Free), Thurs 19th Dec

Words by Althea Patterson, pics by Lucy Heath Breezing into the Symphony Hall Café Bar drenched and frozen as the band tuned up with ‘New York City Rain’, felt very appropriate. But I soon forgot my worries as an abundance of children skipped around their parent’s feet and the band supped pints of bitter whilst […]

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PREVIEW: The Twang @ The Rainbow Warehouse, Sun 22nd & Mon 23rd Dec

Above promo pic by (we believe) Steven Gerrard Playing two homecoming Christmas shows, The Twang will be performing at The Rainbow Warehouse on 22nd & 23rd Dec – brought to you by Birmingham Promoters. Support comes from Warm Brains & Wide Eyed on Dec 22nd, and Jaws & The Grafham Water Sailing Club on Dec […]

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