The SoundLounge Festival 2017 is right around the corner!

Can you believe that the SoundLounge Festival 2017 is only 11 days away?

Here at SoundLounge HQ we’ve been working really hard to create the greatest musical experience we can for Saturday 5th August and we are positive that you will not be disappointed!

The programming team have been finalising all details with our 8 wonderful acts, as well as putting together the schedule for the day!

The production team have been sorting out all arrangements for the Birmingham Town Hall, from decorations to technical equipment!

And finally the marketing team have been focused on finding ways to tell you guys about the festival and making it bigger an better than ever!

So, as you can see we are pretty excited  and hope that you guys are too!

Remember, the SoundLounge Festival 2017 takes place on Saturday 5th August at Birmingham Town Hall, with doors opening at 5pm.

You can get your FREE ticket here: 

In the meantime, you can follow us at:

Facebook – @ProjectSoundLounge 

Twitter – @SoundLoungeTeam

Instagram – @projectsoundlounge 

And listen to our festival playlist here:

Volunteer for the SoundLounge Festival 2017!

Exciting news!

we need you

Project SoundLounge is looking for volunteers to help out at the SoundLounge Festival 2017.

There will be a variety of roles on the day, from flyering to helping backstage! This is a great opportunity for anyone with a positive attitude and willingness to get stuck in and lend a hand, but in particularly those who are passionate about music and live events! Remember, the festival is taking place on Saturday 5th August at Birmingham Town Hall, so please only apply if you know that you will be free on that day!

So, want to know what it’s like working on a live music festival at an iconic venue? Then apply now:


Announcing the SoundLounge Festival 2017!


On Saturday 5th August, the Birmingham Town Hall will play host to the SoundLounge Festival 2017. Doors will open for the FREE festival at 5pm.

There will be 8 fantastic acts taking to the stage throughout the evening, each with their own individual sound. They are The Real Cool, Normanton Street, Byron Hare, Slick Don, Lycio, Tantskii, The Americas & Victories at Sea.

You can find out more about the acts here:

And to get you hyped, have a listen to our festival playlist:

So, if you’re a lover of the arts, want broaden your musical tastes, or just simply want to hang out with like minded people then get your free ticket here:


Retrospective: Digbeth Dining Club

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Thank you to everyone who came along to our pre-festival event at Mama Roux’s last Friday, as part of Digbeth Dining Club. All of the team here at Project SoundLounge had a fantastic time and are over the moon that the night went as well as it did! There was an amazing atmosphere throughout the evening and the crowd really got into the three amazing acts performing!

If you have become a new fan of any of the three acts, then feel free to check the rest of their music out here:

Lady Sanity –

Verschieden –

Tehillah Henry –

We hope that everyone enjoyed themselves and saw what Project SoundLounge can deliver. So if you did have a good time or missed the pre-festival event and are interested, then come along to our main event – the SoundLounge Festival 2017 on Saturday 5th August at Birmingham Town Hall! Doors open at 5pm!

In the meantime, take a look at some of the amazing photos from our pre-festival event:






Pre-festival event

We are excited to announce our pre-festival gig! Here at Team SoundLounge, we want to get you all as hyped as possible for the main event in August!

We’ve lined up 3 amazing artists to play THIS FRIDAY (23rd June) at Mama Roux’s in Digbeth, Birmingham in conjunction with Digbeth Dining Club! Great music, great food, what’s not to love?

First up is Lady Sanity – a female emcee ‘with a message’, hailing from our very own city.

Second on stage is Verschieden – a 5 piece pop/funk band – who make ‘music to make you feel good’!

To end the show, we have Tehillah Henry Music – a soulful singer/songwriter from Wolverhampton.


If you want to hear more and just can’t wait until Friday, check our artists out!

Lady Sanity –

Verschieden –

Tehillah Henry –

May 2017 catch up!

It’s been a really busy month for all of us at PSL but the festival is taking shape and we’re all really excited to show you guys what we’re up to!

If you haven’t already, check out our previous post and get to know everyone on the PSL team:

Marketing are working on designing a new logo and flyers and we’re coming up with ideas for new social media campaigns. We also have an interesting collaboration announcement to make soon – keep your eyes on our Instagram! @projectsoundlounge

Programming are working on confirming acts for the festival, sending out contracts to secure our acts and fitting them into time slots on the day. So far we have an amazing line-up and we can’t wait to finally reveal those to you all in the coming weeks!

Production are sorting out all info for Town Hall, the overall schedule for the festival and working out what needs to happen on the day so everything runs smoothly. The team are also working on an amazing upcoming event which we will be announcing on social media soon – but our lips are sealed for now!

Keep checking back for further updates and information about the Project SoundLounge 2017 festival – all will be revealed soon!

And don’t forget to like and follow us so you get all of our important updates

Facebook @ProjectSoundLounge

Twitter @SoundLoungeTeam

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Project Sound Lounge 2017!

A new year, a new Project Sound Lounge…

It’s been a busy couple of months since we all started the Project but the team is really getting to grips with the planning process for the festival. So far we’ve done loads of networking and had some really interesting and useful workshops from various members of the Town Hall & Symphony Hall team, including members of marketing, programming and production.

We are split into three groups: marketing, programming and production. We all work on group tasks in our team and then feedback and discuss it in the whole group so everyone can bounce ideas off of each other and help out each team, and it keeps everyone informed about what’s going on and when things are happening.

Currently we’re focusing on the theme of the festival, including selecting the artists and really looking at what we want you guys to take away from the festival – as well as a few other things but everything will be revealed soon, watch this space!

Here’s a couple of pictures of some of our team in action:


Workin’ hard


Workin’ hard

– PSL marketing team

Project SoundLounge is now recruiting!

Fancy a career in music or the Arts but not sure where to start?

If the answer is ‘yes’ and your aged between 16-25, then Project SoundLounge needs you!

The group takes on all the programming, producing and marketing of the festival. You’ll gain valuable experience working in the arts, and develop skills in artistic programming, digital media and communication.


If you’d like to apply download and complete the application form that is available at and send to before the closing date Wednesday 11th January 2017, at 12pm.



SoundLounge Festival 2016 Review

Project SoundLounge is over for another year and it finished with a bang as SoundLounge Festival took over Town Hall on Saturday 6th August. The afternoon session was kicked off by a familiar face from last year’s project, the wonderful AffieJam. She was followed by a selection of the freshest female talent including Barbella, Truemendous, Kemi Sulola and MArieè. One particular highlight of the session was Barbella’s impromptu PSL chant which was taken up by the crowd!





After a short break Docrha turned up the volume for the evening session, introducing their unique and powerful sound. This was followed by the jazz and soul influenced Butternut and the psychedelic rock band, Karl Monroe to finish the night.




Photo credit: NUBI magazine

The team of young people behind the festival have worked incredibly hard over the past 8 months to create an event which showcased and celebrated diverse talent from across Birmingham. Taking on various roles leading up to festival and during the day itself the group learned a variety of skills in programming producing and marketing a festival and gained real life hands on experience. The festival was very well received and the feedback from audience, artists and crew members was incredibly positive.

Full Line Up!!

On Saturday 6th August 2016 the Project SoundLounge Festival will be bringing a full line up of amazing artists to the Town Hall stage with music from 3pm-11pm. Doors open 2.30pm, FREE ENTRY.
(Click Here to obtain limited Free Ticket)

Showcasing the best under the radar performers from across the city, the freshest female talent will take the stage in the afternoon, then as the night progresses we up the volume for three genre-bending bands!!


15:00 – Affiejam


15:45 – Barbella

16:30 – TrueMendous


17:15 – Marieè


18:00 – Kemi Sulola Artist

18:30 – 20:00 – BREAK

20:00 – Dorcha


21:00 – Butternut[1]

22:00 – Karl Monroe

Come on down to celebrate the amazing talent and creativity we have in our amazing city!

Project SoundLounge is Town Hall Symphony Hall’s youth development programme enabling young people to create an arts festival in Birmingham. The 16-25 year old participants take on the programming, producing and marketing of the festival, building a range of employability skills.