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ELEANOR’S PICK: Slam Dunk Festival 2018 (Midlands) @ NEC 28.05.18

Words by Eleanor Sutcliffe Slam Dunk Festival 2018 (Midlands) comes to the NEC in Birmingham on 28th May. For a direct event information, including venue details and online ticket sales, visit www.gentingarena.co.uk/whats-on/slam-dunk-festival As one of the most anticipated dates in the UK pop punk calendar, it’s safe to say Slam Dunk Festival are taking no […]

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INTERVIEW: Juice Aleem

Words & illustration by Emily Doyle It’s the beginning of Birmingham’s short-lived heatwave. Tilt, the pinball bar, has its doors open and the clatter of the machines echoes into the street. The table is laid out with marker pens, various notebooks, and a black coffee. Juice Aleem arrives and orders a stout. Juice Aleem has […]

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BREVIEW: Paloma Faith @ Genting Arena 21.03.18

Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe I never thought I’d witness a Genting Arena steward dance. Yet here I was, an hour into Paloma Faith’s show, watching a red-haired stewardess shimmy down the central aisle to the bemusement of the surrounding crowd. Call it cliché, but it was unavoidable – the atmosphere of the evening […]

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BPREVIEW: Paloma Faith @ Genting Arena 21.03.18

Words by Ed King On Wednesday 21st March, Paloma Faith performs at the Genting Arena – with support from the Liverpool based jazz and soul artist, XamVolo. Doors open at the Genting Arena from 5pm (Forum) and 6pm (Arena), with XamVolo performing at 7:30pm followed by Paloma Faith’s headline set at 8:30pm. Tickets are priced at […]

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BREVIEW: Trish Clowes – My Iris @ Eastside Jazz Club 25.01.18

Words by Anna Whittaker Eastside Jazz Club is a new venue inside Birmingham Royal Conservatoire at Birmingham City University. Given the gig started at 6.30pm and was set in a university building, I was prepared to feel like I was still at work and be horrified by the lack of alcohol.  In fact, there is […]

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