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FIVE FOR THE WEEKEND

26-02-2010

Here’s the Stirrer’s guide to what’s on and what’s best in our region over the next few days.

SATURDAY

Beth Nielsen Chapman. 7.30, Birmingham Town Hall. £21
The US country/pop singer/songwriter whose new album Back to Love was released last month. She’s written for and worked with some of the biggest names in country music and her work features on many a TV and film soundtrack.
www.thsh.co.uk 0121-780 3333

Jimmy Carr. 7.30, Symphony Hall. £22.50
Rapier wit, even if he doesn’t have a long sword to go with it. Instead, Jimmy Carr is quite rightly described as one of the funniest comics in the country.
www.thsh.co.uk 0121-780 3333

Chew Lips. 8pm, Slade Rooms, Broad Street, Wolverhampton. £7
Techno-dance-pop from a band who have been in existence for barely twelve months but have already been tipped for success.
www.wolvescivic.co.uk Tel: 0870-320 7000

SUNDAY

Andy Hamilton & the Blue Notes. 1pm, The Drum, Aston. Free.
A month away from his 92nd birthday, saxophonist Andy Hamilton continues to play some of the finest jazz Birmingham has ever produced. Get along and watch a bona-fide living legend
www.the-drum.org.uk Tel: 0121-333-2400

Gig 4 Gambia. All day from 2.30pm, Robin 2, Bilston. £5
A host of local bands get together to raise funds for the Kabafita school in Gambia
www.gig4gambia.co.uk

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