Author Archive | birminghamreview

E2_The Bull's Head_Moseley_120713 (023) - LR

REVIEW: Freestyle @ The Bull’s Head, July 12th / Keziasoul + Yoji + Call Me Unique

  Words by Ed King / Pics by Katie Foulkes “I think its Jelly Beans,” explains Unique – offering an acute example of her very real (albeit unusual) phobia. “Me and the bottom floor of Selfridges,” a pause and look of reflected consternation, “…no.” I decide to Google ‘fear of sweets’ later, it’s too nice […]

Continue Reading

REVIEW: Mostly Jazz, Part1 – Sat July 6th

Words by Matthew Osborne The Mostly Jazz Festival kicked off on the long anticipated weekend of 2013 when summer finally decided to join us. There were excited rumblings all across the city, and I was spurred into good spirits by a hearty British Lions win against Australia early in the morning. I say good spirits, […]

Continue Reading
Freestlye 12 July

PREVIEW: Freestyle @ The Bull’s Head, July 12th / Keziasoul + Phe Phe + Call Me Unique

Freestyle at The Bull’s Head has become a solid foundation of Moseley’s Friday nights, due to its reputation for well programmed bills that might not promoted elsewhere in the city. Friday July 12th sees a trio of talent in The Bull’s Head‘s upstairs venue. Keziasoul, a.k.a Kezia Johnson is a young up-and-coming jazz, soul and […]

Continue Reading
E_Simone Felice_Glee_050713 (006) copy - LR

REVIEW: Simone Felice @ The Glee Club, July 5th

Review by Heather Judge / Pics by Katie Foulkes Upon arriving at The Glee Club in Birmingham, to review New Yorker Simone Felice for the Birmingham Review, I find myself in the venue’s smaller ‘Studio Room’. Observing the close quarter fan base I come to a conclusion: Red Wine Drinkers. And from the little I […]

Continue Reading

PREVIEW: Simone Felice @ The Glee Club, 5th July

Preview by Matthew Osborne You might be forgiven for wanting to go and watch Simone Felice just to be in the presence of a man that has been to the other side, twice. As a twelve year old boy Simone suffered a brain aneurysm and was pronounced clinically dead for several minutes. Fortune and emergency […]

Continue Reading