May/June Gig Guide – Birmingham & Wolverhampton

Here are the gig listings for Birmingham and Wolverhampton for May/June 2012!

BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY
May 9 Tribes, Sharks
11 Ivyrise
12 Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets
12 Friends, AlunaGeorge
13 The Xcerts
16 Yelawolf
17 Get Cape Wear Cape Fly
18 Silent Filter, The Fakulty
19 Blancmange
20 Katzenjammer
21 Dick Valentine (acoustic)
22 Fei Comodo, Paige, I Divide
23 The Clocktower
23 Forever the Sickest Kids
25 Keane
25 The Skatalites
27 William Control, Fearless Vampire Killers, Obscure Pleasures
27 I Am I
28 The Parlor Mob
30 Peter Hook & The Light perform ‘Unknown Pleasures’ – A Joy Division celebration
30 Sharks Vs Bears EP Launch
June 2 StakeOut, Franklyn, Beyond Recall, Ten Twenty Six, Keep The Change
3 Hardcore til I Die, Warm Up To The Sun
6 Django Django
8 The Smyths
9 Cursive
12 Ben Montague, Kristyna Myles
13 Mark Stewart
15 The Cureheads
18 Best Coast, Spectrals
24 Alyssa Reid

BIRMINGHAM HMV INSTITUTE
May 11 Alabama Shakes
11 Marina & The Diamonds
12 Zakopower
12 Delain, Trillium
12 Adventures in Stereo, Panic!
14 Estelle
14 This Is Hell, Feed The Rhino
16 Temper Trap
18 Horrors
18 Fixers
22 Niki & The Dove
23 Gorgoroth, Abigail Williams
24 Jill Jackson
25 TYGA
26 Spector
26 Mac Miller
27 Frei, Wild
31 Gary Numan
June 6 No Lights At Lockdown
7 A$AP Rocky
9 Cud
11 Jim White
15 Fighting With Wire
17 Jack Savoretti
21 Hank 3, Hellbilly, Attention Deficit Domination, 3 Bar Ranch

BIRMINGHAM ASYLUM
May 18 Hanging Doll – Album Launch party, Free Entry
19 Violet, Attention Thieves, Stars Of The Search Party
20 Mortad, I Defy
22 Shane Henderson, Rob Lynch, Maycomb
26 Enchanted Burlesque presents Joe Black
30 Hit The Lights, Transit, The Story So Far, Decade
June 1 Hangfire, Love Bite

BIRMINGHAM TOWN HALL
May 13 Modigliani Quartet
18 Desi Moves
19 International Raw Energy
21 The Imagined Village
24 Juan Martin & his Musica Alhambra
25 BBC Big Band: Fever – The Music of Peggy Lee
June 2 Talent 2012 Finale Showcase
6 Michael Winslow – The Man of 10,000 Voices
7 Mary Black
9 Mike Denver, plus special guests Blake & Brazil
10 Jakob Koranyi

SYMPHONY HALL
May 14 Morten Harkett (A-Ha)
15 Elvis Costello: Revolver
17 Ramin Karimloo
18 Burman in Bollywood: CBSO Friday Night Classics
19 Mid-Day Mantra: Sarvar Sabri presents Synergy
22 An Appointment with The Waterboys
27 Karl Jenkins
31 Dionne Warwick
June 3 Russell Watson
5 The Chieftains

LG ARENA
May 17 Barry Manilow
20 Westlife – Greatest Hits Tour
26 Guns n’ Roses
June 4 Westlife – Greatest Hits Tour
8 Westlife – Greatest Hits Tour
13 Jay-Z & Kanye West
15 Elton John
16 Blink 182

NIA
June 7 Blink 182
26 Nicki Minaj

CIVIC HALL, WOLVERHAMPTON
May 9 Michael Schenkers Temple of Rock
13 Shappi Khorsandi (Wulfrun)
14 Michael Kiwanuka (Wulfrun)
18 Wolverhampton Soul Night Out (Wulfrun)
25 The Beat and From The Jam (Wulfrun)
27 Michael Winslow (Wulfrun)

SLADE ROOMS, WOLVERHAMPTON
May 12 Sex Pistols Experience
16 Justin Currie
19 Slade Alive, Crash, Dizzy Lizzy, Bon Giovi
21 The Primitives
23 General Fiasco
31 Kassidy
June 3 The Nightingales
7 Soil
9 The Uprising Tour: feat. The Town

{flike}{fcomment}