Eric Bibb | Mon 16 May | Town Hall | £26.50
Gorgeous acoustic magic from the Delta Bluesman and band. Bibb’s beautiful heartfelt blues along with his soul, gospel and folk roots, combine to make musical magic. Support from Bibb’s talented daughter Yana. See our Imagined Isle feature here
Eagulls | Tue 17 May | Hare & Hounds | £11
This is Tmrw present the Leeds Post-punk five-piece performing a fresh new set from their recently released 2nd album, ULLAGES.
Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds | Tue 17 May | Symphony Hall | SOLD OUT
Final tour for the Iconic Beach Boys album nuanced by Wilson’s own arrangements.
Yuck | Tue 17 May | The Rainbow Courtyard | £11
American rock-inspired sounds from this London-based quartet – for fans of Dinosaur Jr. and Sonic Youth.
James | Fri 20 May | The Barclaycard Arena | £42
Girl At The End Of The World tour celebrating the anthemic band’s new album with added shimmering electronica.
Laura Mvula | Sat 21 May | The O2 Institute | £16.50
The Kings Heath homecoming Queen makes a warmly welcomed return, sprinkled with that inimitable Nile Rodgers goldust. See our feature and listen, here
Graham Nash | Sun 22 May | Town Hall | £38
The final legend to top off this week’s bill, Folk-rock supergroup star, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young singer-songwriter Graham Nash visits the Town Hall with work from his new album, This Path Tonight.
Cate Le Bon | Sun 22 May | The Glee Club | £12.50
Recommended. Expect an arty party with an exceptional soundtrack as Moseley Folk brings Welsh indie pop wonder Cate Le Bon (pictured) to Birmingham to tell her quirky Crab Day tales with visual accompaniment. See our feature here
Published on: Thu 12 May 2016