BSWA Fundraiser 2020

Sunday March 8th – 7pm to 11pm

Indie Midlands is proud to present a night of of live music at The Sunflower Lounge on Sunday March 8th to raise funds for Birmingham & Solihull Womens Aid (BSWA) as part of International Womens Day 2020.

After the success of 2019’s event we are hoping we can raise even more money for a great charity.

We will have live music from five acts on the night for a ticket price of just £5. All profits made from ticket sales will be donated to BSWA.

The Sunset Beach Hut

Indie-pop quartet The Sunset Beach Hut have been rapidly gaining attention on the Birmingham gigging circuit. Taking influence from the likes of Two Door Cinema Club, The Japanese House, Bombay Bicycle Club and Fickle Friends, they have combined their efforts into creating something new. With funk-y bass lines and prominent guitar hooks, and pop inspired vocals, The Sunset Beach Hut are starting to win the hearts of the Midlanders and look forward to taking their music elsewhere.

Debut singles ‘Comfort’ and ‘Upside-Down’ both were awarded BBC Introducing Shropshire’s Track of the Week and their most recent single ‘Bury’ has captured over 20,000 streams on Spotify and they look to follow this success with future releases.

They filled 2018 with some incredible gigs selling out The Sunflower Lounge and supporting some of the UK’s best upcoming bands including SPINN, Stereo Honey, Peaness and The Cheap Thrills and taking their first trip down to London supporting Shields. 2019 has only given them reason to look up, kicking off the new year with a packed headline show at O2 Academy 3, supporting Calva Louise at The Sunflower Lounge as part of their ‘Rhinoceros’ tour and securing their place at international music festival FOCUS Wales 2019.

Glass Ceilings

Branded a “light-hearted indie sweetness” that “carry so much promise”, this 4 piece are rising fast with “infectious melodies and tight vocals”.

Fawner

Fawner are a 4 piece grunge outfit based in Bristol with influences ranging between Dinosaur Jr., Queens of the Stone Age and Wolf Alice.

Having formed in late 2016, the band have released two singles, an EP, and most recently, their debut album ‘It Was Beautiful’, as well as playing shows around the UK. They create a unique blend of dreamy vocals, cutting lead lines and driving bass to create atmospheric, emotional cuts.

Ruby J

Midlands based Teenage Singer/Songwriter & Recording Artist ‘Ruby J’ has already performed at numerous venues throughout the UK including Jimmy’s – Manchester, The Shipping Forecast – Liverpool, The Church – St Helens, The Cookie – Leicester, RedRum – Stafford and The O2 Institute 3 – Birmingham and many more.

Early comparisons to Lauryn Hill, Macy Gray, Joy Crookes, Tash Sultana and Amy Winehouse however her sound and style is unique in itself.

Ruby J continues to impress with her versatility and is fast becoming an exceptional song writer with her highly anticipated debut single ‘ANNOY’ set for digital release in early 2020.

Shanghai Hostage

Shanghai Hostage are a multi-genre band with their original material ranging from funk to folk, rock to jazz and disco to pop.

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