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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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PREVIEW: Nell Bryden @ Hare & Hounds, Nov 27th

Having already travelled over ‘300,000miles to play 1,400 shows over the past seven years’, New York born Nell Bryden comes to the Hare & Hounds on Jan 27th, supported by Birmingham singer/songwriter Robert Lane. The first gig of 2013 the Birmingham Review has gotten out of bed for, Bryden is on her debut headline tour […]

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REVIEW: Peace @ The Rainbow Warehouse, Dec 20th

Words by Cesilia Oriana Trecaquista On an unusually mild but miserably wet night, I venture out to The Rainbow Warehouse, to attend the much hyped gig of Birmingham Indie starlets – Peace. Upon entry it was evident the foursome had a following; the venue almost filled to capacity with teenage fans sporting identical haircuts/skinny jeans […]

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