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

Words by Ed King / Below pics courtesy of Spence Cater – www.spencecaterphotography.com “…and they’re not depressing. I promise you.” My friend agrees to meet me at Ort Cafe, where Rhiannon Mair and Louise Petit are playing tonight. He’s just come back from a romantic break in New York and my “…two female singer songwriters” […]

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

Toy come back to Birmingham on Friday 21st Feb, headlining The Rainbow in Digbeth with support from The Proper Ornaments and The Grafham Water Sailing Club – brought to you by Birmingham Promoters (new trees have been planted to combat the environmental impact of this event’s bill posters). Out on the road with a new […]

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