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THE GALLERY: The Pretty Reckless @ O2 Institute 20.01.17 / Rob Hadley © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: The Pretty Reckless @ O2 Institute 20.01.17

    Pics by Rob Hadley On Friday 20th January, The Pretty Reckless performed at the O2 Institute – as presented by SJM Concerts/Gig & Tours. On a global tour promoting their third studio album, Who You Selling For – out through Razor & Tie Recordings from October last year, The Pretty Reckless were in Birmingham […]

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MCM Comic Con @ NEC 19-20.11.16 / Michelle Martin © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: MCM Comic Con @ NEC 19-20.11.16

    Words & pics by Michelle Martin  A favourite pastime to end an eventful year. It’s been a peculiar one. I’ve once again donned a new cosplay for the weekend’s MCM Comic Con Birmingham – held at the NEC on 19th and 20th November. This time it’s a Vulcan Commander in Starfleet (AU), or […]

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Laura Mvula @ O2 Institute 19.11.16 / Paul Reynolds © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Laura Mvula @ O2 Institute 19.11.16

    Words by Ed King / Pics by Paul Reynolds On Saturday 19th November, Laura Mvula came to the O2 Institute – with support from Oliver St Louis. Laura Mvula was back in Birmingham at the midway point of her UK Autumn tour, a couple of months (and a Christmas) before she sets off […]

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Public Image Ltd @ O2 Institute 18.11.16 / Michelle Martin © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Public Image Ltd @ O2 Institute 18.11.16

    Ed’s note… On 18th November, Public Image Limited (PiL) came back to Birmingham – playing to a pretty full Friday house at the O2 Institute. The last time BR covered PiL was at the O2 Academy in Oct 2013 and we were short a photographer. But thanks to some string pulling from the […]

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Submotion Orchestra @ O2 Institute 09.11.16 / By Michelle Martin (Visual Voice Media) © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Submotion Orchestra @ O2 Institute 09.11.16

Words & Pics by Michelle Martin (Visual Voice Media) The sound system lowers. A man appeared awkwardly centre stage. Speaking ends. “The show has been cancelled to due a member of the band taken ill backstage”. You could hear a pin drop. At other cancelled shows, audience members could boo and jeer at the announcement […]

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