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PREVIEW: Martha Tilston @ Kitchen Garden Café, Feb 24th

Folk singer/songwriter, Martha Tislton, is coming back to Birmingham, playing at the Kitchen Garden Café on Sunday February 24th. In the city at the tail end of her five date tour, the Cornwall based artist is promoting her third solo album, ‘Machines of Love and Grace’. Taking its name from the 1967 poem by Richard […]

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REVIEW: Nerina Pallot @ The Glee Club, Feb 17th

Words by Ed King / Pictures by Katja Ogrin It’s the first Sunday after the Big Smooch, and Nerina Pallot is closing her ‘Lonely Valentine Club’ tour at the Birmingham Glee Club. An auspicious day for several reasons, I walk through a deserted City Centre muttering my journalistic mantra – “objectivity, objectivity, objectivity”; reiterating my […]

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PREVIEW: Nerina Pallot @ The Glee Club, Feb 17th

Nerina Pallot is on the road promoting her new ‘Lonely Valentine Club EP’, playing seven UK dates throughout February. Starting off at the Arlington Arts Centre on Feb 8th, Nerina Pallot will be closing her tour at the Birmingham Glee Club on Feb 17th. On Valentine’s Day itself, Pallot will be playing at the Edinburgh […]

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REVIEW: Frightened Rabbit @ Institute, Feb 9th

Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Katja Ogrin It’s Friday night and Scottish Indie/Rock band Frightened Rabbit are on at the HMV Institute. After some delays, due to an ‘extended soundcheck’, we’re allowed in. I settle in the middle of the crowd as the Canadian support act, Wintersleep, are in full swing; playing a […]

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

Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Lucy Heath On a dark and stormy night… Okay, so it isn’t; but with a band called Esben and the Witch to see, you can’t help but feel it should be. Straight from work I roll into the Hare and Hounds, and settle myself next to a man […]

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