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THE GALLERY: Goodnight Lenin + Hoopla Blue, Chartreuse @ Hare & Hounds 06.08.15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Thursday 6th August, Goodnight Lenin played at the Hare & Hounds – with live support from Hoopla Blue & Chartreuse, alongside the DJs from Killer Wave. Heralded as a ‘return to their favourite Birmingham venue,’ Goodnight Lenin were sandwiched between a couple of festival dates […]

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THE GALLERY: One Beat Festival @ mac 25/07/15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Saturday 25th July, One Beat Festival returned to the outdoor Arena at mac – promoting a mixed bag of local acts & beyond. Formed in 2010 by Ian Light and Jon Brookes, One Beat Records has played a huge part in championing acts from the […]

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10 WORD REVIEW: Birmingham Pride, 23rd & 24th May ’15

All pics & content by Michelle Martin Ed’s note… Last weekend, Birmingham saw its biggest ever Pride event take place across the city – with a two day celebration centred around the Hurst Street festival. Over 75,000 people joined the Pride Parade, starting in Victoria Square and winding its way to the main festival site […]

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THE GALLERY: Jim Noir @ Sunflower Lounge, Sat 22nd Nov

Ed’s note… Last weekend saw Jim Noir play at The Sunflower Lounge; Manchester’s psychedelic Indie-Popster came to Birmingham’s best little basement venue. A gig not to be missed. So I missed it. But luckily for Birmingham Review Paul Reynolds had his weekend in better order and covered the gig for The Gallery, leaving me duty […]

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THE GALLERY: All Years Leaving Festival ’14 @ Hare & Hounds Fri 24th & Sat 25th Nov

Ed’s note…  All Years Leaving Festival had it’s first outing last year, presenting a tasty mix of visiting acts against a solid Birmingham core. This year’s line did the same, with a somewhat Leedscentric top draw underpinned by some veritable regional favourites – with Victories at Sea returning a little higher up the pecking order. Organised by This Is Tmrw, the […]

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