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End-Of-Year-Count 2014: Popular music gigs

Posted in Music by Russ L on 4 January, 2015

Gig-going frequency has actually picked up a bit, for the first time in a fair old while.

Leaves’ Eyes/Pythia/Atrocity – The Institute (Temple Room), Digbeth, Birmingham – 18/1/14

Anna Calvi/Woman’s Hour – The Institute (Library Room), Digbeth, Birmingham – 10/2/14

(Hooker)/Mean Bikini/Bad Vibes/Not Right – The Coal Vaults, Coventry – 22/2/14

Katherine Priddy/The Cadbury Sisters/Drakelow – Ort Cafe, Balsall Heath, Birmingham – 14/3/14

The Webb Sisters/Sam Semple – The Glee Club (small room), Birmingham – 26/3/14

Robert Glasper Experiment/Soweto Kinch – The Institute (Library Room), Digbeth, Birmingham – 3/4/14

Jace Everett/Dan Stuart/Kathleen Haskard – The Hare & Hounds (small room), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 24/4/14

Wildflowers/The Ganders/Capital Sun – The Hare & Hounds (small room), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 25/4/14

Clutch – The Academy, Birmingham – 29/4/14

Spiers & Boden/Alchemy Duo – The Red Lion, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 21/5/14

(Birmingham Pride) Elle Robertson/Elyar Fox/Angie Brown/Miss Penny/?/Kelly Wilde/Beth Sherburn/Jazz Blaack/Tom Barnwell – various stages around Hurst Street, Birmingham – 25/5/14

Melt-Banana/Glatze – The Rainbow Warehouse, Digbeth, Birmingham – 27/5/14

(Supersonic Festival) Matmos/Anta/Basic House – The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham – 30/5/14

(Supersonic Festival) Jenny Hval/Karen Gwyer/Graham Dunning/Wolf Eyes/Sarah Kenchington/Youth Man/Alien Whale/Rattle/Agathe Max/Chris Brokaw/Ex-Easter Island Head – The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham – 31/5/14

(British Summer Time) Black Sabbath/Soundgarden/Bo Ningen/Faith No More/Motorhead/Broken Hands – Hyde Park, Kensington, London – 4/7/14

The Destroyers/United Vibrations – The MAC (outside amphitheatre), Edgbaston, Birmingham – 5/7/14

Banner Theatre – Victoria Square, Birmingham – 10/7/14

(Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival) Fun Lovin’ Criminals/Soul Jazz Orchestra/Omar Souleyman/Radio Riddler/Kraak & Smaak/Peaky Blinders/Sons Of Kemet/Jay Prince/Albare/Free School/I Am Anushka – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 11/7/14

Goodnight Lenin/Midnight Bonfires – The Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 1/8/14

The Arcades – Dunchurch Park Hotel, Dunchurch – 9/8/14

(Moseley Folk festival) The Waterboys/Zervas And Pepper/Lau/Marissa Nadler/Katherine Priddy/The Mick Hart (?) Dance Band/The Old Dance School/Georgia Ruth/Lisa Knapp/Cannon Street/Miles Hunt And Erica Knockalls/Olion Byw/Tom Hickox – Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham – 31/8/14

Ani DiFranco/Shabsi Mann – Glee Club, Birmingham – 17/9/14

The Burning Hell/The Dollcanoes/Tom Peel – The Hare & Hounds (small room), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 19/9/14

Vashti Bunyan/Katherine Priddy – The MAC (theatre space), Edgbaston, Birmingham – 7/10/14

The Hold Steady/The So So Gos – Academy 2, Birmingham – 13/10/14

Neil Cowley Trio – CBSO Centre, Birmingham – 14/10/14

Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express/Jonah Tolchin – The Oobleck, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham – 20/10/14

The Men They Couldn’t Hang/Joseph Hicklin – The Institute (Library room), Digbeth, Birmingham – 30/10/14

Band Of Skulls/Bo Ningen – The Institute, Digbeth, Birmingham – 6/11/14

The Wailers/? – The Academy, Birmingham – 8/11/14

Street Eaters/Two White Cranes – Talk Bar, Birmingham – 13/11/14

Against Me!/Billy The Kid – The Academy 2, Birmingham – 14/11/14

Dr John – The Warwick Arts Centre (Butterworth Hall), near Coventry – 16/11/14

The Tuts/Dirty/The Passéists/Not Right/Seth Corbin – The Coal Vaults, Coventry – 29/11/14

Martin Simpson/Chris Cleverley – The Red Lion, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 10/12/14

Glatze/The Lowest Form/Ravioli Me Away/Hordes/Table Scraps/Rainbow Grave – The Hare & Hounds (both rooms), Kings Heath, Birmingham – 13/12/14

Katherine Priddy/Chris Cleverley – The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath, Birmingham – 20/12/14

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