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Applications for Autumn 2018 Shows Now Open!

Follow this link to apply for shows in the 2018 schedule if you have any queries about the application process please email: Emily Youlton at stationmanager@burnfm Will Wright at programming@burnfm Sophie Rainbird at

Interview: DMA’s

With their second album For Now released in late April 2018, The Australian Garage-Pop band DMA’s started their second tour all around the world. Allowing some time for their British fans in this month of May, they gave a very energetic and colourful concert in Birmingham’s O2 Institute. In return, the crowd apparently enjoyed the …Read More

ValeFest 2018 Lineup Preview

The acts are confirmed, the grass is cut and the stage is set. (Well nearly). The opening of the ValeFest 2018 gates is just over a week away, and with the juiciest lineup in its history, it promises to be star-studded spectacle of music, comedy and dance. So who will we be seeing this year? …Read More

Gig Review: Front Bangs

As I headed to B2 to see my friends in their recently formed band, Front Bangs, I had a fairly biased view going into it, but was sceptical of how good the gig would be. I was pleasantly surprised. Unfortunately missing their previous gigs in and around Norwich this was my first opportunity to see …Read More

Gig Review: ValeFest Launch Party 2018

It’s that time of year again, where Birmingham’s up-and-coming bright sparks light the ValeFest torch and ignite the excitement for UoB’s very own summ er festival. Taking to Beorma Bar for their official launch party, the ValeFest crew put on a jungle themed night of live music on Friday night to campaign Europe’s biggest student-run …Read More

Burn Weekly Playlist

Follow Burn FM on Spotify here to stay up to date with all our playlists, and tune in to the Music Team show (Tuesday 7-8pm) for the premier of next weeks playlist, along with discussion, interviews and more! You can find Burn Weekly on Spotify here, including 6 bonus tracks not featured below…   Tom Misch ft. De …Read More

Gig Review: Jorja Smith

I spent my Valentine’s Day running through the rain with my Dad with newspapers on top of our heads for protection. Luckily, this was on the way to the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London, to see the wonderful Jorja Smith in concert. My stress levels were at their maximum as my Dad had purchased …Read More