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REVIEW: Folks @ Hare and Hounds, Feb 5th

Words by Ed King / Pics by Lucy Heath Who are Folks? Seriously, I want names. I want dates too – as the ‘hotly tipped Manchester six piece’ appear to be chronologically incongruous. The BBC wrote about them in 2005, their last MySpace blog was in April 2009, John Robb wrote about them in Feb […]

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PREVIEW: Frightened Rabbit @ Institute, Feb 9th

Playing the second gig of a 17 date month long tour, Frightened Rabbit come to the Institute on Feb 9th. Out on the road hocking their new album, ‘Pedestrian Verse’, the Scottish quintet will start off in Norwich on Feb 8th, before coming across to The Midlands the next day. Released on Feb 4th, ‘Pedestrian […]

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PREVIEW: Esben and the Witch @ Hare and Hounds, Feb 7th

Esben and the Witch come to Birmingham on Feb 7th, playing the Hare and Hounds, as part of a 16 date European tour. Formed back in 2008, the Brighton born three piece have established a solid following; defining themselves through intelligent references within dark, melodic rock. Self releasing their first EP, ‘33’, in 2009, Esben […]

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REVIEW: Nell Bryden @ Hare & Hounds, Jan 27th

Words by Ed King / Pictures by Katie Foulkes Nell Bryden’s been busy. The past seven years have ‘seen her travel 300,000 miles to play 1,400 shows’, and now she’s on another UK tour, playing 14 gigs throughout January. But tonight, a Sunday, she’s at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath. The place I’m […]

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PREVIEW: Folks @ Hare & Hounds, Feb 5th

Kicking off our February resurgence, Manchester born blues rock six piece – or Folks as they preferred to be called, are coming to the Hare & Hounds on Feb 5th. In actual fact, they’re coming back – to Birmingham at least, having supported Band of Skulls at the Institute last December. But this time Folks […]

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