● 5th May 2016 – Music

With the weather set to be pretty sunny till Saturday and last weekend’s antics finally over, it’s time to get the sun-cream out and disposable barbeques in to embrace May in a very British way. So Before the Sol disappears again, here are the events we have selected this week:

Wednesday 4th May – 28th May

Exhibition: ‘Is There Anyone Out There?’ @ Parkside Building, BCU

For those interested in Birmingham’s diverse music history head down to the Parkside Building situated in Birmingham City University’s city center campus. Opening this week and running through to mid-May this exhibition focuses on the hugely important Click Club in Brum’s intriguing nightlife of the eighties.

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Photo – Tom McElroy

Thursday 5th May
Listening Sessions: Showcase @ Club PST

Big week for Listening Session crew with their showcase on tonight and Rupture vs Skutta event this Saturday. We have featured their events before, but they’re doing a stellar job supporting the Birmingham music scene. Their showcase gives up and coming producers, based in Brum a stage and something other than their headphones to hear their tracks on.

Find out more by listening to this wicked five minute documentary HERE.


Friday 6th May
Lisa Lashes – Origin-L Launch @ The Blackbox

Lisa Lashes introduces her brand Origin-L to the Blackbox, bringing with her some up-and-coming DJs to show off to the underground, dance music community that thrives in Birmingham.


Saturday 7th May
Birmingham Record Fair @ Custard Factory

The Birmingham Record Fair is back! Catch some rays whilst doin’ some diggin’. Starts at 10am free entry after 1pm, as they say, worth a visit!


Saturday 7th May
Listening Sessions presents: Rupture vs Skutta #3 @ Club PST

The third installment of London vs Birmingham. There will be three rooms spanning the spectrum of electronic music from jungle to grime to techno there’s a sound for everyone at Listening Sessions. Get down to PST and back your city.


Saturday 7th May
MOSCHINO HOE, VERSACE HOTTIE: 90s v 00s @ Spotlight

It’s the first week of May and that means only one thing; getting down and dirty at Nineties vs Noughties. MoHo returns for another night at Spotlight it’s going to be a (Notorious) B.I.G one!



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