Category Archives: News

Numero Seis: Barbara’s Christmas Cracker with The Bank Accounts and The Good Kids at the Midland Arts Centre (MAC)

 The Mrs Barbara Nice and Friends Podcast Numero Seis: Barbara’s Christmas Cracker with The Bank Accounts and The Good Kids at the Midland Arts Centre (MAC) Join Barbara and Producer Paul for a special Christmas treat behind the scenes of Barbara’s Jig at the Midland Art Centre in Birmingham She is joined on the podcast […]

Everything But The Cat (Twin Stranger at the Hotel Berolina)

On Christmas Eve at 6pm, listen in to Brum Radio for a mixtape from Georgiou and Tolley about how times and places feel. A playlist constructed in the spirit of Karl-Marx-Allee and based on playful philosophy, abstract concepts of un-knowing, identity, time, and space. Sounds that often allude to secrecy and surveillance or the history of division, acts […]

FABRIK – PREMIER NEW VIDEO ‘MURMURATION’ (FLAMINGO FLAME REMIX)

Birmingham bands FABRIK and FLAMINGO FLAME come together on FABRIK’s upcoming release ‘Murmuration’. Taken from FABRIK’s debut album, ‘City Islands‘, the track will be released on 14th January 2019 as a three-track single featuring the band’s original album version, a live acoustic version and the stunning 80’s infused remix by Flamingo Flame. The remix is […]

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. October 30th, 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 […]