What’s On at ACM – BMAs, The Alternative Escape and More!

30 Apr 2019

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From the Birmingham Music Awards to The Alternative Escape, let’s take a closer look at what’s on at ACM over the coming weeks.

“Acoustic Thursdays” (Jamie’s Italian, Guildford) – Thursday 2nd May

Join us for “Acoustic Thursdays” at Jamie’s Italian in Guildford this Thursday, with live music from ACM artists Eddie George, Bethia Ward, Hannah Dorman and Kayleigh Megan between 7 – 9pm! If you want to perform at future events, apply by emailing a submission to Learn more about what Acoustic Thursdays has to offer in our recent article.


The Alternative Escape (North Laine Brewhouse, Brighton) – Friday 10th May

ACM is proud to announce our third annual showcase at the North Laine Brewhouse in Brighton on Friday 10th May, as part of the legendary Alternative Escape! Featuring ACM artists LongDayLateNight, Chinchilla, Nath Brooks, LUNA, Neon Islands, BRUCH, China Bears, Krankhead, Luke Lorenz, Eva-Lina, Pablomari, Angel Blue, NaMo, Joe Carabine, LIME and Son Of Cabe.  Learn more in our recent article.


Downtown Roundabout Headline Show (The Star Inn, Guildford) – Monday 13th May

Head over to Guildford’s The Star Inn on Monday 13th for some fantastic ACM entertainment. Featuring music from ACM headliner Downtown Roundabout as well as  Zach JohnsonRebecca Jayne and Beth Manners! Check out the Facebook event page. 


Birmingham Music Awards 2019 (The Mill Digbeth, Birmingham) – Thursday 16th May

This year’s search for excellence in Birmingham music will culminate in the prestigious Birmingham Music Awards ceremony on Thursday 16th May at Trinity Street’s stunning new live music venue, The Mill Digbeth. This event is the only city-based awards to exclusively celebrate music achievement and will reward the best of Birmingham’s musicians and contributors to the music business.

Find out more on the BMA Facebook event page.


Uprawr Mental Health Q&A (Total Uprawr, Birmingham) – Thursday 16th May

Join Uprawr for a two hour discussion, delving into some of the many topics surrounding mental health. Featuring guests and speakers from Adam Zindani (Stereophonics), Clare Maxwell (Rise Records), Leadly (Channel 4 Music), Tom Ross (Broadcaster and talkSPORT radio host) and more! Find out more on the Facebook event page.


Electric Sessions (Electric Theatre, Guildford) – Summer 2019

Learn more about what we have in store for diploma and degree students at ACM Guildford! Including masterclasses and sessions with industry professionals.




If you’d like to learn more about how we can help kick-start your music career, why not come along to one of ACM’s Open Days.

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