Category Archives: News

Joan Armatrading in conversation with Rachel Mayfield

We are very pleased to announce an exclusive show on Brum Radio: Joan Armatrading in conversation with Rachel Mayfield.  An hour of music and chat with two singer-songwriters who hail from Birmingham, England. Exclusively on Brum Radio. September 25th, 7pm, GMT. Joan plays the Town Hall on Thursday 20th September 2018 The new album “Not Too […]

Word.Play.Live

Word.Play.Live – World Premiere of a new piece of writing by acclaimed novelist Alison Jean Lester. “Talking about Lily May”  A powerful but playful story of love, music and life on the road.  Introduced by the author and performed by actor and musician Tom Clarke-Hill. The story of Sam, a blues musician with many years on the […]

Special New Series: Today at Lunar Festival

We have exciting plans this year for our coverage of Lunar Festival 2018.  Join the Brum Radio Lunar Festival team each day of the festival from 11pm, with highlights, interviews, sessions, live performances and much more brought to you directly from the festival, backstage and amongst the great and the good at Lunar. Tune in to […]

I found out the age of The Cosmics! (and much more…)

Photography by Nina Semple 21/06/2018 Nina Semple got the chance to interview The Cosmics for Brum Radio before their first gig at the Birmingham O2 Academy supporting Starcrawler this month. They chatted about the importance of hard-work, how their influences have changed, what cool things they have coming up, and most importantly their embarrassing stories. […]

Brum Radio New Breed Stage is coming to Lunar Festival showcasing music students

Lunar Festival and Brum Radio launch initiative for Midlands music students Music students from across the Midlands are being offered the chance to join the 2018 Lunar Festival line-up alongside headliners Amadou & Mariam, Basement Jaxx, Goldfrapp and The Stranglers thanks to a new initiative led by Brum Radio. The Warwickshire festival, celebrating its fifth […]

Brum Radio announces partnership with Town Hall Symphony Hall

As part of our mantra of “the alternative sound of Birmingham”, Brum Radio is very pleased to announce a new partnership with Town Hall Symphony Hall. This new partnership features a new series of Lunch Lounge lunch time events on the level 3 of Symphony Hall Birmingham. Brum Radio is proud to support this series of events, the first of which On Thursday 7th June at 12.30pm features […]

What the World needs now…is Peace!

Three years after the release of their second album ‘Happy People’, Midlands-based indie band, Peace, are back, much to the delight of their abundance of fans, with new album ‘Kindness is the New Rock and Roll.’ Behind the scenes at their show at Birmingham’s o2 academy, frontman, Harrison Koisser, meets amongst the hustle and bustle […]

Bad Girlfriend @Sunflower Lounge

One of the most wild, unpredictable and exciting bands to step out of Birmingham, punk three-piece, Bad Girlfriend, completely immersed themselves into The Sunflower Lounge last week, completely captivating everyone in attendance and making sure to cause a raucous for part one of their four-part launch in promotion of their upcoming third EP. Refusing several […]

MeMe Detroit Single Launch ‘Soc Med Junkies’

A Rock chick known for her energetic stage presence, kooky make up and grunge-fuelled tunes that describes herself as a ‘shy, reserved, private person’ who still gets nervous before going on stage, there is much more to MeMe Detroit than meets the eye.  On Thursday 29th March, with a little DIY show at the Actress & […]