@thenowweare This Weekend (7-8 April) @_the_public

The NOW WE ARE WEEKENDER is the latest event in the UK to celebrate all that is brilliant in indie-pop n’ roll thrills, spills and bellyaches! Organised by those people at Funny Looking Cat (who’ve had past fingers in such pies as Indietracks and The Little Hellfire Club) this debut mini-festival will be a fast-paced musical mash-up for all the family. Continue reading

Mistys Big Adventure 18.11.11

“And we start with a minute of noise”,  says lead singer Grandmaster Gareth, who clearly sets the theme for the rest of the night.
Total insanity. But tonight, it seemed like a gradual sort of insanity, easing those unfamiliar, fresh pairs of ears and eyes into the madness, which enhanced after every track. Though, it wasn’t just Misty’s who oozed in oddity, their cult like fans were just as to blame, if not more. Continue reading

CoCoMAD Festival, 2nd July 2011, Cotteridge Park

CoCoMAD i s a free music, arts and dance festival based in Cotteridge Park, Birmingham. Starting at 12pm, the festival begins with a carnival parade from the Friend’s Meeting House and continues to the main park entrance.  Continue reading

mac – 1 month to go

Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston, Birmingham
opens 1 May

For regular visitors to Birmingham’s beautiful Cannon Hill Park an integral part of the landscape has been missing. For the past two years the 1960’s structure that houses mac has been rebuilt and transformed as part of a £15m expansion and refurbishment project. Continue reading