Capsule presents: Tunng

13 August, 7.30pm
mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham
Tickets: £13 (£10)

Tunng, the electro-folk band from East London, form the focus of mac’s August musical calendar headlining the outdoor Arena space and supported by local band, Health and Efficiency.

The eclectic folksters will be performing songs from their album, released earlier this year, ‘… And Then We Saw Land’.  A more folktronic vibe than previous records, it offers listeners a wholesome folk sound, completed with a touch of drums and a bit of acoustic action – that is all rounded off with a synthy twist. Continue reading

Gig Previews

Adam Smith rounds up July and August’s hottest gigs in the region…

10 July
Hott Date Sailors & Pirates – All Day Extravaganza
The Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Birmingham’s fruitiest club night is plotting a course for party central with this nautical knees-up. Featuring a motley musical crew including Boat to Row, Tantrums, Swampmeat, The Traps and The Castillians, as well a Twister Tournament, Soul Food BBQ and of course liberal lashings of rum, it’s sure to be a struggle not to get shipwrecked. Continue reading