Archive | February, 2014


PREVIEW: Louise Petit + Rhiannon Mair @ Ort Café, Sat 1st March

On the 1st of March (or this Saturday to its friends) Ort Café in Balsall Heath welcomes back two familiar faces – Louise Petit, with support from Rhiannon Mair. Both singer/songwriters have worked hard across the UK’s gig circuit, honing their strong delivery and confident presence on a variety of stages. Ort Café is an […]

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REVIEW: Bakery Sessions (Jazz night) @ York’s Cafe & Bakery, Mon 24th Feb

Words by Althea Patterson / Pics by Lucy Heath If you’ve been curious about going to a Jazz night, but felt put off at the prospect of it being chock full of Louis Balfour types, then rest assured – at York’s Cafe & Bakery not a bad bowl cut or Polo neck jumper were to […]

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REVIEW: Toy + The Proper Ornaments, The Grafham Water Sailing Club @ The Rainbow, Fri 21st Feb

Words by John Noblet / Pics by Jonathan Morgan A while ago now, when Peace first got their big break, the NME published a dizzyingly irritating feature comparing Digbeth to Shoreditch; a comparison so inaccurate I consider it highly unlikely the writer had ever been to Digbeth, or perhaps either area. Anyone who’s been to […]

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REVIEW: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain @ Symphony Hall, Weds 19th Feb

If you’ve never taken the time to know anymore about the ukulele, allow me to extend a new found nugget of knowledge. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes named soprano, concert, tenor, baritone and bass. Fascinating, I hear you cry… But to play down the instrument’s variety would do a disservice to […]

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BPREVIEW: House of God 21st Anniversary @ The Rainbow, Sat 22nd Feb

House of God celebrates its 21st anniversary on Saturday 22nd February. Birmingham’s long running Techno led club comes to The Rainbow for another all night affair. Taking over the Digbeth venue’s Warehouse & Garden, the HOG 21st birthday bash will be a mix of Old Skool (obligatory ‘k’), Drum ‘n’ Bass, House and Techno. Familiar […]

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