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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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The Garden @ Hare & Hounds 28.08.16 / By Rob Hadley (Indie Images) © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: The Garden + The Parrots @ Hare & Hounds 28.08

Pics by Rob Hadley (Indie Images) On Sunday 28th August, Killer Wave and This Is Tmrw presented a Bank Holiday bonanza of bands – bringing Orange County’s The Garden and Madrid’s The Parrots to the Hare & Hounds as joint headliners. Bolstering the 5pm line up were enough local luminaries to make the show twice as worth the […]

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Gabrielle Aplin @ O2 Institute 14.02.16 / By Harry Mills - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Gabrielle Aplin @ O2 Institute 14.02.16

Words by Ed King / Pics by Harry Mills       On Sunday 14th February, Gabrielle Aplin brought her Light Up the Dark UK Tour to the O2 Institute, with support from Hannah Grace + Lewis Watson – as presented by Birmingham Promoters. Harry Mills was there to shoot a Birmingham Review for THE […]

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