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PREVIEW: Chris Tye @ Symphony Hall Café Bar (Folk for Free), Thurs 19th Dec

Birmingham Review has been Sliding Doors with Chris Tye for months, but Thursday 19th December sees the Birmingham singer/songwriter perform in the Symphony Hall Café Bar as part of the venue’s Folk for Free programme. Last missed (by us) supporting Louise Petit at the Ort Café in August, Chris Tye has been a solid figure […]

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REVIEW: Peace @ O2 Academy, Fri 13th Dec

Words by Althea Patterson / pics by Katja Ogrin As an original Indie kid of the 1990’s, I feel Peace are stealing from MY era. Suede, Radiohead, Inspiral Carpets, Mudhoney, and further back to Talking Heads and Curiosity Killed the Cat; they’re not a band without obvious, if not anachronistic, peer comparison. And whilst the […]

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PREVIEW: Peace @ O2 Academy, Fri 13th Dec

Words by Ed King / pic by Charli Rose Friday 13th December, Peace will be performing at the O2 Academy – brought to you by Birmingham Promoters. On the road for ‘their biggest headline tours so far’, Peace return to the city centre venue after a significantly smaller homecoming back in April. Friday 13th, auspicious […]

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REVIEW: Har Mar Superstar @ Hare & Hounds, Thurs 14th Nov

Words by John Noblet, pics by Jonathan Morgan With most Birmingham Review dispatches, I have some prior knowledge of whom I’m going to see and what the evening will entail. However before tonight’s gig I know very little about Har Mar Superstar. I’ve heard the name, many years ago, but I can’t recall hearing any […]

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REVIEW: Frightened Rabbit + Lanterns on the Lake @ The Institute, Mon 11th Nov

 Words by Heather Judge I didn’t see the support act, Paul Thomas Saunders, due to a queue to enter the room and eating squid with my sister. But I could hear him clearly as all the doors were open; it sounded like wailing, and there was nothing that made me want to leave my squid. […]

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