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We return to showcase some of the region’s best "Ones To Watch" live bands, who are creating a media "Buzz" in 2013. Do Not Miss This One!
Be the first to witness the rise of the new generation of bands soon to become regulars to your iPod playlist
Worcester band Ronin are fast becoming well known for their high energy, high emotion live shows; Ronin offer the antidote to a generation calling out for new direction, calling out for something real.
Greg Fidler, a singer/songwriter/producer from the East of England, merges an early influence of Nirvana and Biffy Clyro with a wide and polished pop sound.
Mezzotonic command attention with their explosive mix of Funk, Rock,Rap and Hip Hop. The midlands based band have been attracting quite a buzz with radio play of their debut single and are certain to make you break a sweat at their shows!
Rise In Our Time an alternative rock band from Cardiff South Wales providing an unique blend of soothing rhythms combined with heavy rock overtones.
They have a tendency to engage emotions in the audience and create an uncharted yet powerful atmospheric experience.
One of the most popular acts on the Midland's live gigging circuit, the band are back with an exciting new line-up. Recently they released the single Rising Sun on iTunes.
Youth are a four piece indie band from Bedfordshire. With their atmospheric songs, driven by gritty bass lines, melodic guitar and big, sing-along chorus', Youth are starting to make an impressive name for themselves.
"The embodiment of a bedroom band gone right, their sound captured the essence of youthful aspiration and charmed every girl in the room in the process."
Thieves are a five piece Indie rock band from Birmingham, UK, consisting of Nath Travell: Vocals, Jake Goodman: Guitar/Vocals, Liam Medlicott: Guitar, Dale Medlicott: Bass Guitar and Georgiou Moullaris: Drums. Thieves have gained a following of local fans from their energetic gig displays and have been quoted as a new Britpop/Alternative Rock band and have been referenced to the varying types of bands such as The Twang and The Libertines following recent gigs reviews.
Time of the Mouth are a hard-working, professional, alternative/indie-rock three piece from Kidderminster. They have played all over the UK, including the LG Arena in Birmingham and the Dublin Castle in London. In 2013 they released their single Urgent Joe and launched it with an explosive UK tour.
The Broken Rebels, hailing from Coventry are a Indie, Rock n Roll band. Pounding drums, hook heavy riffs who are sure to give fans a blast of much needed excitement!
Koh-I-Noor 28/29 Horsefair, B1 1DD
Great Indian restaurant, directly opposite the venue.
Café Soya Unit 2 Upper Dean Street, B5 4SL
One of the nicest Vietnamese/Chinese restaurant in the city!
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