The Colour Guide to Upcoming Events: November

What better way to forget the supposedly impending meltdown of civilisation than by wrapping up warm and heading out to a gig next month? There’s plenty going on in the region in November to keep you entertained and oblivious to the bigger picture. Our picks are now available in the new Events Guide section, which will be updated when events are announced or we stumble upon them.

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Neon Neon play The Glee Club, Birmingham, Monday 10th November

Sunday 2nd

The Sunflower Sessions
The Sunflower Lounge, Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham
What better way to enjoy a Sunday than in the company of the Sessions stripped-down sets from five musicians.

Tuesday 4th

Bohemian Jukebox Presents: Jayne Powell, Erinn Williams & Ben Calvert
Hare & Hounds, King’s Heath, Birmingham
Longtime Colour comrade Ben Calvert presents his Bohemian Jukebox, featuring the stunning country-roots music of Jayne Powell, singer-songwriter Erinn Williams (who wowed a Colour audience earlier this year) and the man himself performing a solo set.

Wednesday 5th

Micah P. Hinson & The Retribution Gospel Choir
The Glee Club, The Arcadian, Birmingham
The Tennessee-born purveyor of gloomy but impassioned country tours his latest release Micah P. Hinson & The Red Empire Orchestra, backed by a band featuring Alan Sparhawk of Low.

Friday 7th

Mercury Rev
Carling Academy, Dale End, Birmingham
Ten years after their masterpiece Deserter’s Songs was released, the veterans of rustic psychedelia tour their latest release Snowflake Midnight, which saw them embracing electronics to a greater extent.

Saturday 8th

Colour Presents: Flip Animation Festival Closing Party featuring Epic45 & Lime Chalks
Lock Works Café Bar, Light House, Wolverhampton FREE
Live sets from Epic45 and Lime Chalks, plus we’ll be bringing the usual unusual sounds via our DJ sets, as well as homemade cakes and live visuals.

Monday 10th

Neon Neon
The Glee Club, The Arcadian, Birmingham
The collaboration between Gruff Rhys of the Super Furry Animals and producer Boom Bip yielded Stainless Style, one of the year’s most enjoyable records so far with its loving re-enactment of ’80s musical excess. Support comes from Yo Majesty.

Okkervil River
Wulfrun Hall, North Street, Wolverhampton
Rising Austin, Texas band bring their particular brand of theatrical, literate indie to the UK touring in support of The Stand Ins, sequel to last year’s The Stage Names.

Monday 17th

Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
Carling Academy, Dale End, Birmingham
I’m finding it hard to get excited about new Ryan Adams’ releases these days, but apparently when the mood takes him he’s damn good live.

Thursday 20th

Capsule Presents: Clinic
Factory Club, Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham
Birmingham’s renowned promoters present a collaboration between intense Scottish rockers Clinic and renowned animator Clemens Habicht. Support comes from Cardiff’s Threatmantics.

The Notwist
Barfly, Digbeth, Birmingham
Brothers Acher & co. play in support of new record The Devil, You + Me, their first release in six years, which featured their unique electronica-infused indie rock.

Friday 21st

Future of the Left
The Rainbow, Digbeth, Birmingham

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