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01 March 2024

The Streets Confirmed For Centenary Square Summer Series

The Streets Centenary Square Concert Series
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The Streets, Jungle, Cian Ducrot and Ocean Colour Scene have been confirmed as headliners for the brand new Centenary Square Summer Series.

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Taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, the outdoor concert series will transform Birmingham’s iconic Centenary Square into a hub of live music, bookended by headline artists from the city. The series features a diverse supporting cast of international & local artists, booked in collaboration with BBC introducing. Tickets go on general sale Friday, 8 March at 10 am via the event’s official website.

Kicking off the series on Friday 23 August are multi-award-winning & Birmingham raised The Streets. Since their breakthrough in 2002 with the Mercury Prize-nominated Original Pirate Material, frontman Mike Skinner, has established himself as a prominent voice that resonates with society.

Spanning across five albums and one mixtape, Skinner explores the intricacies of everyday life and reimagines them by cutting commentary from the perspective of an everyman with finesse. With a supporting cast of Billy Nomates, a Leicester-born beacon of brutal truth, & SANITY, an Erdington-based rapper & MC The opening night of the Centenary Square Summer Series features a line-up that promises to set the tone for the entire series.

Hot off the back of their Brit nomination for group of the year, Jungle will bring their forward-facing hybrid of disco, soul & hip hop to headline Saturday night on Centenary Square. Irish singer-songwriter, producer & multi-instrumentalist Cian Ducrot will headline on Sunday, 25 August. Closing the series on Bank Holiday Monday are local Britpop legends Ocean Colour Scene.

Centenary Square Summer Series is programmed by Metropolis Music & produced in partnership with Cuffe & Taylor. With ambitions to be one of the greenest events on the summer calendar, the series will be powered solely by the national grid & be single use plastic free.

Centenary Square Summer Series 2024:
Friday 23rd August The Streets, Billy Nomates, SANITY
Saturday 24 August Jungle, METTE, Ella More
Sunday 25 August Cian Ducrot, Talia Mar, Holly Rolfe.

Buy The Streets vinyl and CDs at the Dig! store.


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