Tag: music

The Twang for ArtsFest

Some will be pleased, some will vomit, some will think it's not such a bad choice even if they don't really like them. Some will wonder where the heck a 'Centenary Square Stage' is going to go. Would of been…

What ‘culture’ do you do?

Brum is, as you’ll no doubt be aware, is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2013. The final bid has to be in in May and getting a full picture of what culture is for Birmingham is and important…

Anyone got photos of 70s/80s Brum venues?

A plea from Jez: I’m making a film about Reggae, Punk and Bhangra in Birmingham around how communities and individuals express themselves through music. I received a small amount of funding for this with a condition I used 75% (roughly…

“Look you f..king idiot”

A fantastic slice of the 70s, John Mostyn on how he spent a morning in the Jewellery Quarter getting a Sex Pistols tour cancelled all around him. [link]