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As you enter the Resorts World arena on this bitter Sunday evening, it becomes clear that this is an evening A LOT of people have been waiting for; genders & non-genders a like have come dressed in their best Matty Healy outfits and they’re not about to be disappointed by the show. This is a …

Fresh off the back of his latest album release, Jamie T brings his “The Theory of Whatever Tour” to a sold out Birmingham o2 Academy. The queue to get into the o2 Academy was huge upon arrival, the waiting crowd already in chorus’s of “Jamie, Jamie, Jamie, ******* T”, whilst excitedly entering the Academy. First …

The legendary Lightning Seeds returned to Birmingham this week bringing their latest tour to the beautiful Town Hall in the centre of Birmingham, surrounded by the bustling German Christmas Market. Arriving to the venue ahead of the scheduled door opening times I could see people filing into the Town Hall so I walked it and …

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 …