The Feeling are back after a 5 year break and they’re starting their nights with a little bit of Canadian pop-rock courtesy of Altameda. This Americana style pop-rock 4 piece provide a lot of fun, upbeat tracks during their short time on stage and the head banging pianist is a unique addition to any band. …

It’s a rainy Monday night and yet another sold out show at the o2 Academy in Birmingham for 2022. Support from Wunderhorse lets the crowd know what they’re in for this evening though the chants of “football’s coming home” is a far cry from the show they’re about to receive from Dublin’s post-punk band. Arriving …

It’s 10 to 8 on a cold Sunday night in November and there’s still a massive queue for the main room of the o2 Academy. First act of the night is Tommy LeFroy, a female duo with a hippy pop sound that make for a great start to the evening. After a less than impressive …

40 minutes before Paolo Nutini is due on stage and there is still a sizeable queue outside the o2 Academy in Birmingham. This is a sold out show and the main room is heaving with people trying to get wherever they possibly can to see the show. It’s been 5 years since Paolo has been …

Laura Misch starts the evening off and although you can sense her nerves on stage through her breathing, they don’t effect her voice at all. The crowd a silent – pin drop silent – and between the music filling the room and performance going on on stage, the support act feel more like an art …

This Wednesday night starts off on the right foot with Dude, My Dude & Eli Smart preparing us with some classic indie pop. Eli seems to have more of a rockier edge and alternates between giving both ‘The Feeling‘ & ‘The Beatles‘ vibes with a little of their own personality thrown in too. The o2 …

Cheers for Will Young fill Birmingham’s Symphony Hall as a spotlight lights a lone microphone in front of the burgundy curtains hiding the stage. A clip of his Pop Idol audition plays after an a cappella snippet of ‘Evergreen‘ and as the curtains pull back, we’re greeted by Will Young and his band; this is …

The Tyne & Lit By Lanterns help warm up this Birmingham crowd and set the tone for the evening. The Tyne even grab their own considerable crowd, teaching us all how to join in with ‘DEMONS‘ before going straight into it and grabbing one of the loudest choruses of the whole evening. The night is …

After starting the day with some forest yoga, the S’appenin Podcast record their Live episode with Saint Agnes. Meanwhile Violent Hearts kick off 2000Tree’s music scene for Saturday on the NEU stage and they definitely give a good indication of how the days going to go; they give great vibes and a sound that gets …