Category: Get a gig (Page 2 of 3)

Artsfest request Applications from Performing and Digital Artists – Closing date Friday May 28th 2010

ArtsFest, Birmingham will run from 10th -12th September 2010

We are very pleased to announce that applications for ArtsFest 2010 for performing and digital artists are now open. Applications for visual artists will open next week, week beginning 10th May and close 28th May 2010.

To apply please log onto the website:

Mid way down the homepage there is a link to the performing and digital arts applications forms.  Please click on the link for the form you wish to complete.

You will then be directed to guidelines to help you complete your application, and by entering your email address where requested, you will then be directed to your application form.

Once you have entered your email address, you will receive an email containing a unique link to your application form. Using the save buttons at the bottom of each page in the application, you can save your application part way through completion of it.  Then by clicking on the link in the email, you can return to your application at another time. This means that you do not have to complete your application in one sitting, but can complete it in several sittings if you wish, provided you do so by the closing date of 6pm, Friday 28th May.

If you are having difficulty completing your application, please remember to look at the information, hints and tips given when you click on the blue

Information symbols that appear throughout the application form.  If you have a query not answered by this information then please contact us on 0121 464 5678 or by emailing artsfest at

ArtsFest receives large numbers of applications from artists each year and to assist the efficiency of our administration processes we ask that wherever possible you complete your application on-line.  If for any reason however you are unable to do this and would like to request an email, hard copy, or large print version of the application form then please do so by telephone or email at the details above.

We look forward to receiving applications from all involved with The Music Network

Birmingham City Council
Events Section
C/O Manor House
40 Moat Lane
B5 5BD
0121 464 5678
artsfest at
ArtsFest 10th -12th September 2010

Musoplex, Monkey Business, Get A Gig, Recording Studio, Photoshoots and the rest…..

Monkey Business gigs…


The Olde Queen’s Head,
Birmingham Street
Halesowen B63 3HN
0121 585 8228
Thurs 29th April Skull Fox + Frozen Theory Metal Night

Also Musoplex is offering:
Half a day in the studio (Mon to Fri).
Pay just £15 a song for anything you want to take with you from the session.
Book a photo shoot for £40 and get songs for £10 each

Rehearse, Get  a Gig, Recording, Pictures, Video….all in one place

Never Mind The Bullocks gig nights – LAUNCH IN WORCESTER – THURSDAY 18 FEB 2010

nmtB midweek club night launch @ The Firefly Worcester.
After this launch, if it goes well regular gig nights at The Firefly will continue on the first Thursday of every month, the night after my regular Hereford shows on the first Wednesday of every month and the night before my regular show at The Globe At Hay on the first Friday of every month.

Doors 8pm-1am | £5 entry | £3 Students (please bring NUS card)

Drinks offers >>>
San Mig £2 – Grolsh £2 – Vodka Mixer £2 Selected Shots £1

10% of profits from all nmtB shows goes to support Love Music Hate Racism!





LADYFLASH + 9099L35 (vjs)


Here is some footage from the 13 festivals, including Glastonbury that they played last year..

Here’s the video for the last single…..

Last year SUBSOURCE toured with Dreadzone, and had some good shows with Beardyman, Far too Loud, Dizzie Rascal, Dub Pistols and Rodney P.

BREAKING NEWS Subsource gets an honourable mention in Metal Hammer`s 2010 Hot List of bands to keep an eye on this year! Rock on!

The FLY says
“Bionic Breakbeat Punks have the dance-floor squirming with their jaw-dropping power, soul and perception”

Eddy Temple-Morris (XFM) says
“Those who know me well know that breakbeats give me the raging horn but so do some bands… this is so up my street.”

The Metro says
“The best cyberpunk riot since The Prodigy”

BBC Online says
“A live electronica dance band who are loved by those who know and are about to be adored by those who don’t”

LTD Magazine says
“This is a band that truly demands a larger setting – the main stage at Glastonbury comes to mind. Subsource make Pendulum look like the f**king Carpenters”

Liam Howlett (The Prodigy) says
“Amazing vocals”

Single ‘The Ides’ released March 29th, 2010
Album ‘Tales From The Doombox’ released April 5th, 2010
(Doombox Records)


Two piece Dance/Dnb/Electro/Rock duo from North Wales. Supported bands such as, Dananananaykroyd, Black Lips, The Chapman Family, You love her coz shes dead, Casio Kids, Das Wanderlust, James Yuill, Cage The Elephant, The Little Comets and Noisettes. Were crowned KING OF THE MOUNTAIN at Snowbombing Austria 2009. Have performed a live session for Bethan Elfyn BBC RADIO 1 WALES.

Bethan Elfyn BBC Radio 1 Wales
“I haven’t loved anything this much since I heard the Manics’ Generation Terrorists. Bloomin’ ace! xx”
“My new favorite band!”
“like one fifth’s Kings of Leon crossed with the ghost of Death From Above”

A new band a
“I Am Austin are all hair, hormones and songs about lust”
“It’s a big, bruising sound that always threatens to explode violently”

Red Stripe Music Awards
“This stunningly different electro, dance, rock duo have managed to create something unique”

The Fly Magazine, In the city review
“Nice job fellas and our eardrums have been flexed like they’ve done an Elle Macpherson workout.”

The Fly Magazine
“Like the Black Keys meeting Nu-Rave, I Am Austin deliver drum and bass exactly as it says on the tin”

Adam Walton BBC Radio Wales
“The new I Am Austin recordings are skyscraping filth: Add ‘N’ to X, DFA, Kills… a pummeling, monstrous future blues. Ace, in other words”


Bringing a blend of funk, reggae, soul, hip-hop, and alternative/punk-rock! It’s for you! Enjoy!

Surface Unsigned (Midland Final Review)
Saturday 12th September 2009 @ The O2 Academy (Main Stage), Birmingham, Words by Ashley Neal….
“Great catchy dance along tracks merged with some incredibly tight musicianship pulled together to deliver one of the stand out sets of the day”

Brendan Stephens

« Older posts Newer posts »