The Sunflower Lounge, a staple independent venue on the Birmingham music scene, has recently undergone a refit with a new 60s-inspired, Op Art installation. The venue, which is situated in Birmingham’s Southside District, relaunches with its new aesthetic on Saturday 19th November from 7pm. Entry is free on the night.
The new look comes from the hard work of local artists Sleep Sparrow and Foka Wolf. Speaking of the refit, manager Ben Drummond said: “We’ve been working closely with two of our favourite local artists and the venue has been enlivened into an eye popping 1960s inspired haven with Op Art murals and pop culture paste ups.” He goes on to add, “The look has been completed with nods to mid century design including a Videosphere TV, Pop Art comic books and ‘bad taste made good’ kitsch prints.”
With the new interior comes the promise of 60s-themed nights on the horizon blended in with the usual indie, disco and good sounds from the past that you’d expect to hear from the Sunflower Lounge balcony decks. Plus you can expect the usual mix of incredible local and touring talent to hit the downstairs stage most nights.
The Sunflower Lounge has also issued a zero tolerance policy towards harassment of any sort, alongside the introduction of ‘Ask for Angela’ to ensure all its customers feel safe and welcome when visiting.
We’d like to invite you all to the relaunch of The Sunflower Lounge, where I’ll be joined on the decks by DJs Alexandra Rose and Sean T. Taylor. We’ll be playing 60s Soul, Beat and Psychedelia on original 45s. Come check it out!