Tag: music

Art of ideas debates

The Fused blog helpfully put this up on the web, which I’ll repeat here: Culture & Identity The Role of Place in Shaping the Arts Tuesday 8th April, 6.30pm‐8pm Speakers: Richard Billingham ‐ Artist, Turner Prize nominee, Catherine O’Flynn ‐…

Mistress no more

News reaches us from The Communion (via Russ obviously) that Brum metal legends Mistress have called it a day (this stuff is awash with genre-specific terminology so excuse the copy and paste): Sludge-grind legends Mistress and rock quintet Exploder have…

Brum Link 3rd March

Found this on teh interwebs: Barfly buys The Sanctuary – Birmingham Post – The venue, previously occupied by The Sanctuary nightclub, will increase the capacity of Barfly to 2,250.

Network News

Another day, another new Brum site – this one Birminghammusicnetwork.com is for the Birmingham Music Network who are: “a music networking organisation, leading the way by working with the local community to stimulate growth, inspire, and share knowledge. We offer…

What’s above the King’s Head?

On the end of his wristies? In Iraq? Sorry. According to The Hearing Aid – it’s a new music venue above the pub in Bearwood. Good. What is it with these refurbed pubs and ghastly identikit flock logos?

A night with the Woods, in the Heath

From Friends of the Stars… In the late 1990s in California Dorian Wood decided to track down his worldwide namesakes using the interweb and eventually got in touch with Birmingham-based Dorian Wood. Finding someone who shares your slightly out-of-the-ordinary name on the other…