2019 Gig Reviews


January

May Erlewine - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Rachel Baiman Trio - Thimblemill Library, Smethwick
Caroline Spence - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

February

Arkansas Dave - St. George's Hall, Bewdley
Wild Ponies - Elford Village Hall, Staffordshire
Laura Veirs - St. Paul's Church, Birmingham
Sarah Jane Scouten - The Slaughtered Lamb, London
The Artisanals - O2 Academy, Islington, London
McGoldrick, McCusker, Doyle - MAC, Birmingham
Emily Barker - Thimblemill Library, Smethwick

March

Cheley Tackett - St. George's Hall, Bewdley
Angel Snow - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Larkin Poe - Glee Club, Birmingham
Orphan Colours - St. George's Hall, Bewdley
Jason Ringenberg - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Blue Rose Code - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

April

Ruth Notman & Sam Kelly - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Molly Tuttle - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Good Lovelies - St. George's Hall, Bewdley
Amber Cross - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Simone Felice - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Danni Nicholls - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham
Kyshona + Michael Logen - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

May

Hannah Aldridge - St. George's Hall, Bewdley

There was a short break on gig reviews between May and July to re-charge the batteries, but the quality of shows never waned.

Hayes Carll - Glee Club, Nottingham
Thea Gilmore - Artrix, Bromsgrove
William the Conqueror - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Yola - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Dale Watson & His Lone Stars - The Bullingdon, Oxford

June

Rick Shea - Thimblemill Library, Smethwick
Sam Morrow Band - St. George's Hall, Bewdley
Jill Jackson - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Beardy Folk Festival - Shropshire
Irish Mythen - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

July

Traveling Broke and Out of Gas - Claptrap the Venue, Stourbridge

Gig reviews are back, well until the next break. Who knows?

Maverick Festival - Suffolk
The Bombadils - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Don Gallardo - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
SummerTyne Americana Festival - Sage, Gateshead

August

Baskery - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Lucinda Williams - Town Hall, Birmingham
Over the Hill Festival - Witney, Oxfordshire

September

Moseley Folk Festival - Birmingham
Native Harrow - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
The Long Road Festival - Leicestershire
Oh Susanna - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

October

Rod Picott - St.George's Hall, Bewdley
The Orphan Brigade - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Curse of Lono - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
The Rails - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Robert Vincent - Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Marry Waterson & Emily Barker - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Carter Sampson - St.Pancras Old Church, London

November

Kim Lowings Artrix, Bromsgrove
The Local Honeys - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
The Delines - St. John the Evangelist, Oxford
The Remedy Club + Hope in High Water - Kitchen Garden, Birmingham
Bella Hardy - MAC, Birmingham

December