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End-Of-Year Count 2013: Live Music (Pop)

Posted in Music, Uncategorized, Well, it passes the time by Russ L on 28 December, 2013

Righty-ho then, I’m not going to be going to any gigs in the next few days and so we can safely start doing the list posts with this one. I like lists!

In 2013, I went to the following gigs. On the few occasions when I wrote anything about them, links are provided for the few occasions on which anyone might want them.

Orange Goblin/Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell – The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – 7/2/13

Thurston Moore/Michael Chapman – The Glee Club, Birmingham – 8/2/13

Katherine Priddy – The ICC (Symphony Hall foyer), Birmingham – 28/2/13

Ore/Roadside Picnic/Szilard – The Hare & Hounds (small room), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 28/2/13

Skunk Anansie/Beware Of The Darkness – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton – 21/3/13

Ore/Female Smell – The Wagon & Horses (upstairs), Digbeth, Birmingham – 11/5/13

Steve Earle & The Dukes/The Mastersons – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 20/5/13

Chris Wood – The Glee Club (small room), Birmingham – 22/5/13

Goodnight Lenin/Howie Payne – The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham – 31/5/13

(Cradley Heath Women Chainmakers Festival) ?/Carol Widenbar/Easy Street/Tom Martin/Brett Huckfield/Folklaw/Stacey Blythe – Bearmore Mounds Playing Fields, Cradley Heath – 8/6/13

Wooden Horse – The ICC (Symphony Hall foyer), Birmingham – 27/6/13

(Mostly Jazz, Funk And Soul Festival) Bonobo/Yesking/Hypnotic Brass Ensemble/Stubborn Heart/Troumaca/Greg Bird & Flamingo Flame/Hiatus Kaiyote/BJ Smith/Alternative Dubstep Orchestra/Antelope – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 5/7/13

(Mostly Jazz, Funk And Soul Festival) Candi Staton/The Blockheads/Jess Roberts & The Silver Rays/The Fantasy Funk Band/The Soul Circle Gang/Smoove & Turrell/The Atlantic Players/Jeremiah Ferrari/The Haggis Horns/Leigh Coleman/The Bluebeat Arkestra/Dubcherry – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 6/7/13

(Mostly Jazz, Funk And Soul Festival) Chic/Lokhi Terra/Soul II Soul/Richard Foote’s Young Pilgrims/Snarky Puppy/Martin Trotman & The Just Groove Band/Gogo Penguin/The Anthony Marsden Band/The Initiative/The Stella Roberts Quintet/Mammal Hands/Jazzlines Ensemble – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 7/7/13

Akron/Family / Juneau Projects – The Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 22/7/13

(Moseley Folk Festival) Ocean Colour Scene/Trembling Bells/Goodnight Lenin/Boat To Row/Midnight Bonfires/The Leisure Society/Nayfe SJ/The Travelling Band/Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin/The Forestears/Abie’s Miracle Tonic/Blue Rose Code/Red Bird Sky – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 30/8/13

(Moseley Folk Festival) Edwyn Collins/Wolf People/British Sea Power/Mellow Peaches/The Dunwells/Efterklang/Alessi’s Ark/The Staves/Global Folk/Jack Savoretti/Cannon Street – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 31/8/13

(Moseley Folk Festival) The Dublin Legends/Dirty Old Folkers/Lucy Rose/Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys/The Be Good Tanyas/Klatsch Band/Kate Rusby/Dan Whitehouse/Chris Tye/Katherine Priddy/David Campbell/Tír na nÓg/The Cadbury Sisters/Karen Tweed – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 1/9/13

Leonard Cohen – The LG Arena, Marston Green, Birmingham – 8/9/13

Jim White/Paul Fonfara – The Glee Club (small room), Birmingham – 19/9/13

Johnny Dowd/The Kings Of Spain – The Hare & Hounds (small room), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 25/9/13

Tunng/Pinkunoizu – The Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 14/10/13

Half Man Half Biscuit/Roja – Academy 2, Birmingham – 17/10/13

(Bring To Light) Dinos Chapman/Sleaford Mods/Deafheaven/Hordes – The Rainbow Warehouse, Digbeth, Birmingham – 25/10/13

(Bring To Light) Gnod/Robedoor/High Wolf/Richard Dawson/Grumbling Fur/Shangaan Electro – The Library of Birmingham, Birmingham – 26/10/13

(Bring To Light) Masaki Batoh/Sarah Angliss/Laurence Hunt (2)/Delia Darlings ensemble – The Library Of Birmingham, Birmingham – 27/10/13

Dick Gaughan – The MAC (theatre space), Edgbaston, Birmingham – 27/10/13

Chris Cleverley – The ICC (Symphony Hall foyer), Birmingham – 31/10/13

My Therapist Says Hot Damn/Jesus & His Judgemental Father/Bad Vibes/A Year From Now – The Coal Vaults, Coventry – 2/11/13

Enablers/Backwards/? – The Rainbow, Digbeth, Birmingham – 5/11/13

Billy Bragg/Kim Churchill – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 24/11/13

Black Sabbath/Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – NIA, Birmingham – 22/12/13


Call it official – I am definitely Not As Into Gigs As I Used To Be.


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