Gig/Arts: Birmingham Black History Month Launch at Town Hall
For the third year in succession Birmingham Black History Month hosts its launch event at The Town Hall with appearances from Musical Youth and the Basil Gabbidon Band alongside a range of speakers. The evening is hosted by actor and Central News presenter Des Coleman, check out a selection of Black History Month events here.
Tue 25 Sep 7pm at Town Hall, Victoria Square B3 3DQ www.thsh.co.uk
Gig: Dearest at Subside
Industrial emo effortlessly rocks in from our neighbours Wolverhampton in the form of Black Country five piece Dearest, tagging along are West Country punk poppers Pushing Daisies.
Tue 25 Sep 7pm at Subside, 57 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DA www.facebook.com
Comedy: Carl Donnelly at Patrick Kavanagh
Carl Donnelly’s laid back style is a welcome antidote to the kinetic performances of so many other comedians, his dry observational wit tackling the absurd vagaries of human existence are a pleasure.
Wed 26 Sep 8pm at Patrick Kavanagh, Woodbridge Road, Moseley B13 8EH weebly.com
Gig/Arts: The Binaural Dub Experiment at Artefact
The Culture Dub Orchestra have always revelled in experimentation, their uniquely Midlands based sound being possessed of truly international sonic flavours, it’s a big beautiful musical party. For this event CDC will split themselves between two rooms of Artefact, drum and bass in one with rhythm and lead in the other. Sound will cascade between environments and the listener’s experience will alter as they are forced to move around, it’s bold and exciting.
Thu 27 Sep 7.30pm at Artefact, 1464 Pershore Rd, Birmingham B30 2NT www.facebook.com
Gig: Black Orchid Empire at Subside
Powerful London three piece Black Orchid Empire start their UK headline tour down in Digbeth, the earnest rockers have supported the likes of Biffy Clyro, Editors and Skunk Anansie. Support comes from eclectic noise of The Pagans who hail from West Bromwich.
Thu 27 Sep 7pm at Subside, 57 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DA www.facebook.com
Arts/Music: An Evening with Tim Lawrence
Critically acclaimed writer and academic Tim Lawrence drops into the sonically homely environs of Cafe Artum to discuss his latest book ‘Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-83’. Exhaustively researched, it’s a thrilling account of an incredible moment in musical history. Joining Tim will be local DJ Robert Johnston spinning tunes from the era to set the atmosphere and tone.
Fri 28 Sep 6pM at Cafe Artum, 177 Corporation St, Birmingham B4 6RG www.facebook.com
Gig: Bad Nerves at The Dark Horse
Get set for a merciless blast of punked up rock and roll energy dripping with sweaty malevolence and fist in the air bravura, these boys make a sweet racket and thank you Sonic Gun for bringing them to Moseley. Feisty sonic backup comes from Lovebites and The Violent Hearts.
Fri 28 Sep 9pm at Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP www.facebook.com
Published on: Tue 24 Jul 2018