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Scratch Club @ City of Colours 2016 (l-r Tony Culverwell, Tom Dunstan, Superbamz, Redbead) / By Michelle Martin

INTERVIEW: Scratch Club @ City of Colours 18.06

Words by Ed King / Pics by Michelle Martin Scratch Club hosts MYSTRO (live) featuring DJ Lok + support from MR FX (Live) – held at The Dark Horse on Saturday 25th June. For more info, click here. “We set up on open mic, open decks hip hop club in the middle of Birmingham City […]

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Melvins - By Mackie Osborne

BPREVIEW: Melvins @ The Rainbow 22.06.16

Words by Ed King / Pic & artwork by Mackie Osborne On Weds 22nd June, the Melvins come to The Rainbow – as presented by Surprise You’re Dead Music. Doors open at 7pm with tickets priced at £22 + booking fee. For direct event info & online tickets sales, click here. On the road ‘to […]

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BE Festival 21st - 25th June 2016

BPREVIEW: BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

Words by Ed King With absurdly pertinent timing, BE Festival throws open the doors of the Birmingham REP for its seventh year – bringing Birmingham just under a week’s worth of ‘head spinning performances from Europe’s four corners’. Held from 21st – 25th June, the festival’s week long tickets are priced at £100 (£60 without dinner) […]

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BPREVIEW: City of Colours @ Digbeth (various) 18-19.06.16

BPREVIEW: City of Colours @ Digbeth (various) 18-19.06.16

Words by Sam Marshall / Pics courtesy of City of Colours On the 18th& 19thof June, Birmingham will once again host the City of Colours street art festival – taking over walls, venues and municipal spaces across Digbeth. This year’s free two day event will feature over 120 artists, a tapestry of music, workshops and […]

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BPREVIEW: Ben Folds @ Symphony Hall 13.06

BPREVIEW: Ben Folds @ Symphony Hall 13.06

Words by Helen Knott Ben Folds Five brightened up the mid 90’s with their goofy, piano-led pop – initially forming in 1993, initially disbanding in 2000, and releasing seven albums across their entire career. The naughties weren’t the end for Ben Folds Five, with the ebb and flow of reunions bringing the North Carolina trio […]

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