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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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Moseley Folk Festival 2016 / By Rob Hadley (Indie Images)  © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Moseley Folk Festival @ Moseley Park 02-04.09

Pics by Rob Hadley (Indie Images) Moseley Folk Festival enjoyed its eleventh time round the sun this year, with another cascade of troubadours ushering in autumn at Moseley Park. Billy Bragg was welcomed back to the fold, headlining the Friday night stage alongside The Levellers. The Coral and Songhoy Blues took centre stage on Saturday – […]

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