The other night I went to Speak Up at the Hare and Hounds – a night of poetry, spoken word and music with a little bit of crazy dancing thrown in for good measure. It was good – the place was busy, there was a nice, relaxed atmosphere and the performers were an entertainingly mixed bunch. I’ve … [Read more…]
Drive Home by Poppy Tibbetts and Jodi Ann Bickley The rest of the EP – two duets by Jodi and Poppy Tibbetts and a solo track by each – is worth a listen but this track grabbed me.
This is on tomorrow night at the MAC. Fatima Al Matar, Jodi Ann Bickley and Matt Windle all presenting new work. More info via Apples and Snakes.
In January this year we introduced and thanked the first few CiB Supporters. Congratulations were given to Raphael Selbourne for winning the 2009 Costa First Novel Award and we came across The Music Quarter, a new music blog. Hustle made the move to the Midlands, we had a giggle with Kipple and the Emerging Festivals Fund was … [Read more…]
OxjamBrum is fast approaching, the bands are ready to go, with 12 hours of live music coming from 40 local acts from 2pm onwards on Sat 16 October. Tickets are only £6 and get you access to all the venues at any time. Advance tickets are on sale until Fri 15 October at midnight, but … [Read more…]
Jodi Ann Bickley is a Moseley-based poet. This is Jodi performing one of her lovely pieces ‘You Make Me Lose My Cool‘ to an improvised jazz soundtrack: You can hear more from Jodi over on her Myspace page.