Live Music Double Bill from Raptusound!

We are extremely delighted to announce that electro rock band, Raptusound, will be performing two acoustic sets on Friday 16th August from 10.30am-12.30pm at Church St and from 2pm-4pm at the Jewellery Quarter. Giving you the perfect excuse to sample the delights of both of our emporiums as you immerse yourself in some ‘atmospheric and brooding’ (BBC 6 Music Review) live music!


Raptusound, comprising Christopher Brown (vocals, guitars, synths), Tristan Owen (drums, synths), and Jack Liquorish (bass, synths) have been described as an electro Radiohead meets a heavy Alt-J with a dash of Joy Division, their powerful meld of rugged guitars, driving bass, impassioned vocals, soaring keyboards and Herculean drums make Raptusound a formidable sound, and one that has been captured in their debut 4-track EP release ‘From My Hands’, which Raptusound wrote, arranged, recorded, produced, mixed and mastered themselves.

‘From My Hands’ is available digitally on iTunes (worldwide), Amazon MP3, Spotify, eMusic and Rhapsody, and also as a beautifully designed CD from the band (email

We cannot wait to have them with us for the day and hope that you will be able to join us for one or both of their shows. We can think of no better way to start your weekend early!

Urban Emporiums | 30 Church Street, Birmingham, B3 2NP