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The Fringe
Updated 08 Apr 2009

As part of the week Radio 1 is also hosting The Official One Live Fringe Festival, a load of gigs by local bands in small venues. They're all free, so you can see as many bands as you like in different venues across the week. Here's who is confirmed so far...

Friday 26th October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
Acoustic Chaos Night Presented by the Acoustic Chaos Co-op
- Steve Francis -    - Anthony Hughes -
- Scott Boohai -    - Mike Bethel -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Floyd -    - Jake -
- Theory of Everything -    - Muzzy -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Alaska -    - Parachute -

Scruffy Murphys // Dale End
- The Pressure Group -    - Rupert -
- Thee Reverends -


Saturday 27th October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
- Sargent -    - Seven Cycles -
- Solar Flares -    - Adam Weishaupt -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Zinga -    - Chromium Hi-Jack -
- "x" is greater than "y" -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Delta -    - The Maze -

The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
- Nigel Clark -    - Junrai -
- Breezer -    - Checka -

Scruffy Murphys // Dale End
Metal/Hardcore Showcase
- First Offence -    - Intention -
- Syracurse -


Sunday 28th October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
All Day Independent Insanity
- Dubrokkaz -    - Manatee -
- Swamp Donkey -    - Dogfood -
- Dallas -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Dropknee -    - Autopia -
- The Hudson Sound -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Jo Hamilton -    - Ellie and Roxy -

The Medicine Bar // Gibbs Street, Digwoth
- Bearos Day -    - The Regulars -
- The Starries -    - Grover -
- Crazyface -    - Calvados Beam Trio -
- Ben Calvert -    - Og's Bunkadoo Band -

The Trocadero // Temple Street
- Coffee Shop -    - Weaver -
- Holster -    - Paul Murphy -

The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
Birmingham Punk & Hardcore Showcase
- Farse -    - Harpies -
- Distophia -    - Cod Locker -
- Spine -


Monday 29th October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
Independent Rock and Blues Night
- The Trevor Burton Band -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Buick 6 -    - Cowboy -
- Unspeakable Turks -    - Vijay Kishore -
For more information on Buick 6 and Cowboy, visit www.winnebagorecords.co.uk

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Mocca -    - Horsefeathers -
- PVT -

The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
- April 28th -    - Dreyfus -
- Parisian Cowboy -

Scruffy Murpheys // Dale End
- Sonny Feelgood -    - 360 -
- Where? -


Tuesday 30th October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
Punk and Hardcore Night
- The Buggers -    - Eggraid -
- Sist -    - Fnord -
- Flyboy -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Twist -    - Ego So So -
- Grandscope -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Copter -    - Yoot Club -

The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
Birmingham All-Star Electronic Showcase
- Alderaan -    - Pemalas -
- K Formation -

Scruffy Murpheys // Dale End
Birmingham nu-metal showcase
- Dumb Saint -    - Super J -
- Surplus Disorder -


Wednesday 31st October

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
Acoustic show in the Old Railway front bar
- G.o.r.g.e.o.u.s -    - Pigfish -
- The Bushberry Mountain Daredevils -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- Sally -    - Baxxter -
- Hyper Hyper Girl Lover -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Misty’s Big Adventure -    - Blueprint -

The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
- Strong -    - Odessa -
- Nowhere Near The Garden -
- Mike -    - Floach -

Edwards No8
Ska Punk & Hardcore - Pignut -    - Zero Chance -
- Breaker -    - Trigboy -

Scruffy Murphys // Dale End
All-Star Electronic showcase
- Mike In Mono -    - Floach -
- Tele:funken -    - Broadcast (DJs) -
- Plone (DJs) -


Thursday 1st November

The Old Railway // Curzon Street, Digbeth
- Sweeny Todd -    - Zekas Cruise -
- Jason Ensa -    - Lost Kings Of Bavaria -

The Flapper and Firkin // Cumbrian Wharf
- New Electrics -    - Palantines -
- Autolight -

The Jug Of Ale // Moseley
- Jameson -    - Blisst -
The Finn and Firkin // Selly Park
- Myst -    - Stealer -
- 8 Days Late -

Scruffy Murphys // Dale End
Birmingham Punk and Oi Showcase
- Road Rage -    - Rotunda -
- Dog**** Sandwich -

None Official Fringe Events:
The following gigs are also happening in Birmingham but are not free to enter...

Birmingham Academy 2 // Dale End
Friday 26th October
- Four Star Mary -    - Whitehouse -
Tickets £6

Ronnie Scotts // Broad Street
28th & 29th October
- Dean O'Loughlin -    - Phony -
Tickets £9


Other non-official fringe events happening during the week.


Related Links:
For more info on gigs and promoters in Birmingham have a look at these sites...
www.birminghammusicscene.co.uk
www.fortuneandglory.co.uk
www.badgerpromotions.co.uk
www.wagdog.co.uk
www.zootmusic.net
www.catapultclub.freeserve.co.uk


All details were compiled to the best of our knowledge on 08 Apr 2009 and are subject to change without notice. All times are GMT+1.

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