BIRMINGHAM WEEKENDER – Volunteers wanted

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Between 25 – 27 September 2015, the city centre will come alive for an extraordinary weekend of high quality outdoor arts called Birmingham Weekender. Including independent street food traders, plenty of city fashion and style events and also the Rugby World Cup games at Villa Park, there’s never been so much going on in Birmingham!

Building on the success of 4 Squares Weekender and produced and coordinated by the same team, nearly all events will be free including our own Mucho Brumcha: Day of the Dead fiesta – a great day out for families and friends! Continue reading

Heart and Soul at The Irish Centre, Digbeth – 20 June

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Fans of soul take note: June will see the ever-popular Heart & Soul return to Digbeth’s Irish Centre for an all-out summer special.

After losing his son Ethan, aged three, following a corrective operation for TGA (transposition of the great arteries) in 2009, South Birmingham Scooter Club’s Andrew Marshall set up the event in the hope of making money for UK based charity, Heart Research UK. Continue reading

NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL A MILLION – COMPETITION

NOW_million3NOW That’s What I Call A Million features 61 tracks from the NOW compilation series of the best million selling hits. Featuring tracks from Queen, Wings, Take That & Boney M, through to digital success from Pharrell, Gotye and Passenger and we’ve got 3 x copies to giveaway. Continue reading

Competition: Win DVDs

Boulevard Entertainment presents four fantastic music documentaries: All You Need Is Love – The Beatles, Leonard Cohen – Bird On A Wire, The World Of Liberace and the truly original surrealist film Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels from celebrated journalist and film director Tony Palmer, which have just been made available on DVD. We have two copies of each one to give away. Continue reading

REVIEW: Let’s Wrestle, 23.7.11 Hare & Hounds

Cocky cockneys through and through, Let’s Wrestle take attitude to the next level, binding together the naughties indie scene of trend setters Franz Ferdinand with sixties garage rock. Their downtrodden appearance leaves no signs of conformity, with a clear indication of independence to those fashion followers. Continue reading

The Catapult Club celebrates 10 years at Birmingham’s 02 Academy

Legendary Midlands based promoters The Catapult Club, who helped to establish local acts from throughout the region, including Ocean Colour Scene, Editors, Dodgy, Kasabian and The Twang, this March celebrated its 10th year of promoting gigs at Birmingham’S 02 Academy. Continue reading

Calling All Music Producers


The Midlands-based independent record company Speech Fewapy Records are teaming up with electronic two-piece Waler to offer budding and established music producers, the unique opportunity to remix the Waler track ‘No Excuses’. The winning remixes will be selected to feature on the forth-coming ‘No Excuses – Remix EP’ which is released nationally on digital download and CD  on 2nd May, 2011. Continue reading