Bookmark Theatre is ready to rock with another great night of live music as their 2012 gig season gets underway.
Martin Longley has a last clutch of 2011 gigs to discuss…
Tributes, fund-raising and a couple of chances to be a star.
Martin Longley polishes his bugle in NYC…
Vieux Farka Toure is one of the most hotly tipped guitarists to have emerged from Africa.
A People’s Cabaret is a great crossover event bringing the best political song, music and live storytelling to South Birmingham.
February’s mac programme has lots on offer – comedy, theatre and music
The city centre’s premier concert venues have unveiled their new attractions.
The festive season gets underway with a mixture of legendary names and tribute acts. Well, it is Christmas.
Folk, blues and a few tributes.
The last chance to see the best-known band that never became famous, for a start.
We talk to eighties synth king Howard Jones.
Songwriters, soul boys and stars of the future
Seventies, eighties, nineties, now. Take your pick.
There’s a definite local flavour to this week in Bilston
Martin Longley spreadeth the word: the geetar is the true Satanic Lord in NYC…
Here’s something for Beatles fans everywhere. But can Ringo keep up?
Madness frontman Suggs talks to Richard Barber ahead of his upcoming solo tour.
This evening, Australian improvising trio The Necks are playing in an old Birmingham metal pressing factory. This is strangely appropriate, says Martin Longley…
A run-down of this week at Bilston’s finest.
Folk rock, blues rock, prog rock, ordinary rock.
Dave Woodhall was in the audience when the Beat made their triumphal return to Birmingham.
The London Jazz Festival may well be fully throbbing this weekend, but across the Atlantic in Detroit, there’s a gargantuan (and completely free-admission) alternative. All we have to do is pay the airfare, says Martin Longley…
Martin Longley hobbles along the causeway that lies between extreme rock and abstract improvisation
Prog, tributes, prog tributes and a couple of farewells.
There’s a definite contrast between the acts playing in Leamington this week.
There’s a distinct old-style rock’n’roll feel this week.
A mixed bag and a good one.
If you fancy some live music to end the weekend here are some ideas for who to see
Growing up in New York, we were drawn more to The Beatles or the Stones than to Glen Campbell