Best Live Music, Christmas & NYE Gigs Dec 2017

Our Brumbeat live music guide for Birmingham offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month to ensure you won’t be missing out on the very best this city has offer.

For our pick of the best gigs in Brum December 2017check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full listings and the Best Christmas and NYE Parties.

Recommended Music Events Dec 2017

The Birmingham dream-pop trio, JAWS prepare for a headline date this winter as they support their acclaimed album, Simplicity at O2 Institute, Friday 1 December. Also on the 1st: our friends are eclectic DJ sets at The Patrick Kavanagh Bar, Friendly Fire Music Presents: Susan Cadogan at Hare And Hounds, and there’s a Cafe Artum Digbeth Dining Club Takeover.

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown play The Castle & Falcon Sat 2 Dec. Also on the 2nd: Omar-S plays a last minute set at Hare And Hounds. The Rebellious Jukebox with DJ Richie Rundle playing eep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings at The Ruin Digbeth 8-1, Free entry. Winter Sessions Part One with Baked in Brick & DJ’s Lovely Helen & Steve Hodge from 2.30pm The Plough, Sunday 3rd. The brilliant Jordan Mackampa plays The Sunflower Lounge also the 3rd.

Kilimanjaro Live Presents Son Little (14+) at Hare And Hounds, Monday 4th December. Live Nation Present Pumarosa at Hare And Hounds also the 4th. This Is Tmrw Presents The Wytches (Ages 14+) at Hare And Hounds, Tuesday 5th. Confidence Man play Hare And Hounds Thursday 7th. The Pale White play The Sunflower Lounge same day, and Punks Alive PresentS an Early Xmas Present the Uk Subs at Castle & Falcon also the 7th.

Break Thru: DJ Marky plays Hare And Hounds, Friday 8th. Baddies Boogie All Day Christmas Festival is on the 9th at Castle & Falcon. Also on the 9th: Phat Sams – Electro Swing takes place at The Bull’s Head, and psychedelic Sensateria comes to Night Owl with The Trouble & Man and the Holy Mountain. Plough Winter Sessions Part Two with Low ’N’ Slow & DJ Phil Cooper take place from 5pm at The Plough on the 10th.

Brum’s Gleam perform one final farewell show at The Sunflower Lounge Fri 15 Dec. Another Birmingham band Paper Buoys return to The Sunflower Lounge Sat 16 Dec. Heritage Homegrown: Mark Jarman, Jon Hollis, Alex Hammond + more play Hare And Hounds, Friday 15th. The Rebellious JukeBox with DJ Al Mackenzie playing soul, funk, rare groove at The Ruin Digbeth, 8-1, Free entry RetroForward Presents Pleasure Unit at Hare And Hounds, Saturday 16th with futuristic electronica. Plough Winter Sessions Part Three with Eat Vietnam & Leftfoot DJ’s start at 5pm, Sunday 17th.

Midlands 5 piece Violet come drenched in big sounds with an indie spark, combining influences that draw from 90s Grunge to Britpop Wed 20 Dec The Sunflower Lounge. Another local band Swampmeat Family Xmas at Hare And Hounds Thursday 21st December. This Is Tmrw & Foma’s Christmas Party with Youth Man and more grace the Hare And Hounds also the 21st. NoAsis – A Night of Credible 90s takes place at 1000 Trades, 22nd. The Twang play O2 Academy with an all Brum line-up of Jaws, Ivory Wave, Cut Glass Kings.. Saturday 23 December. *The Big Xmas Eve, Eve Party* From 8pm at Island Bar, resident DJs will be playing Hip Hop, Soul, Funk & 90’s gems with a few “Now That’s What I Call Christmas” party classics! Festive specials and rounds of Flaming Moe’s will be in attendance! Drinks offers and festive tiki shooters will be on all night. DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll.

Misty’s Big Adventure and The Dollcanoes perform their annual Xmas Eve gig at Hare And Hounds, Sunday 24th December, a Brummie band with a fantastic live show.

Love The Life vs MOHO – Boxing Day Bashment Free Party at Hare And Hounds, Tuesday 26th. Teenage Kicks homeless fundraiser at Hare & Hounds Kings, 27th. Brum Punx Xmas Bash at Dares Bar, 30th.

The Best New Years Eve Parties 2017/18

The Plough Presents SIDEDOOR SPEAKEASY, 31st Dec. Celebrate a stylish New Year’s Eve at the Bulls Head and immerse yourself in the glamour of 1920s with a Prohibition Cocktail Party. Hare & Hounds New Year’s Eve PartyHeritage vs House Sound of Birmingham + Killer Wave vs Paid In Full. The Night Owl New Years Eve Allnighter with DJs: Sonny & Spare, Mazzy Snape, Richard Priest, Josh Pye, Richard Buckley and Noel Jebster. Magic DoorGold & Glitter NYE at Lab11.

NewHam: A Night of Incredible 80s with DJs: Rob J (Bam Bam/Dropout Boogie), Stuart Robinson (Great Outdoors) and Jon Harris (Pigeonhole). Lord Clifden NYE Party, 2 rooms of music Garden – UAB Residents ft Djs from The Collective/Soulshake/TLC/Great Outdoors, Lounge – djSamm, 7pm – late. NYE Rooftop Party at The Bureau with Morais Vibes and Bradski Love, 7pm –
late.

Moho Snow Show NYE Party at Old Crown Digbeth. The Rebellious Jukebox NYE party at The Ruin Digbeth  Resident DJ’s Richie Rundle and Al Mackenzie play their well selected mix of deep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings, £5 entry includes bubbly and nibbles! 7pm till 1am. Check out other venues such as The Castle & Falcon, Actress & Bishop and other venues listed directly for more NYE mayhem.

Enjoy a rum filled trip down Bourbon Street, New Orleans to see out the old and welcome the new with Island Bar – 2 Floors of DJs, Cocktails, Dancing, Shooters & Fire, lots of Fire! Entry is free and guests can enjoy 2 cocktails for 8 all night. Island’s own house DJs: Takin’ Care of Business and guests playing Funk, Soul & Street Party Music, Shimmy Shimmy Ya and Who’s That Girl – Strictly Rap, Hip-Hop and R ‘n’ B, From 8pm – late.

New Years Eve At The VicGoing Back To The 90’s! 90’s NYE: 2 Floors of the Best of the 90’s with Dan Kelly
Plus Cocktails, Bubbles, Ales & Wines! Downstairs – 90’s and 00’s Floor Fillers with DAN KELLY Upstairs – Classic House & Trance with DAVEY ECKO. 9pm – until early 2018.

Jekyll & Hyde – New Year’s Eve – The Tale Of Two Floors. Join Birmingham’s original gin destination to say cheerio to 2017 and Good Morning to 2018! Upstairs in The Gin Parlour: Gin, Cheese & Charcuterie Experience
£40 per head – limited spaces. Welcome Drink – Cheese & Charcuterie from Anderson & Hill – Gin Masterclass & Bubbles at Midnight. Downstairs – Mr Hyde’s Swinging NYE, £10 per head = Entry & 2 Cocktails.

GLAS New Years Day 2018 – Kurupt FM, Sonny Fodera, Chris Lorenzo at LAB11.

See Also..

This December, Buffalo and Rye will be having live music on Sunday 3rd, 10th & 17th from 7pm to accompany your meal. On Wednesday 6th December, Rose Villa Tavern will be hosting some of the best local artists for a night full of blues, soul and fun. Join us from 7.30pm and sing along to your favourite Christmas songs.

The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs on weekends with Snobs legend Paul CookThe Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! If you love pizza then The Stable has live music and DJs each and every weekend. Digbeth Dining Club DJs entertain diners at Spotlight Fri and Sat nights. Davenports bring live music to Dares & The Bull’s Head Club Room most weekends. A range of regular monthly night take place at 1000 Trades. Not forgetting the best in balearic, house, disco and soul from Dean Smith’s TLC Saturday afternoon/evenings and CollectiveSoulshakeLoose Joints on Fridays at the Lord Clifden (don’t forget the best Sunday Roasts too!). Vintage Mixmasters ft DJ Damian (UK Vibe) is at Bourne & Co. every Friday and Saturday from 7pm- 1am, playing soulful jazz, latin house, boogie, disco, new electronica and raregroove on vinyl.

Full Gig Guide by date Dec 2017

Fri 1 Dec 17

The Collective – Tom Malam & Steve Thornton 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Hare & Hounds x Friendly Fire Music Present Susan Cadogan @ Hare & Hounds
Snowbound Live Showcase with Layla Tutt and Nite Byrds @ Hare & Hounds
Dan Gleeson @ The Stable
Jaws @ O2 Institute
CANTALOOP return for another high energy gig of Live Jazz / Funk & Hip Hop! @ Dark Horse
Magic Door @ Lab11
Ember Weir / Animal Noise / Ten Tombs @ Actress & Bishop
1000 Trades Presents: Schmoov! (DJ set) @ 1000 Trades
Paid in Full with DJ Jam Fu & Jaws afterparty @ Night Owl
GIndependent Birmingham presents Gin Battle @ Old Crown Digbeth
our friends are eclectic @ Patrick Kavanagh
Digbeth Dining Club Takeover @ Cafe Artum
Metz Jnr @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Daisy DJ @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
Digbeth Funk Sessions, with DJ Paul Finn, 8-1, Free entry

Sat 2 Dec 17

TLC – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
The UAB Selectors – Sean Taylor 8pm – late (Lounge) @ The Lord Clifden
Hare & Hounds Presents The Major Toms – Performing the Music of David Bowie & Roxy Music @ Hare & Hounds
Bruk Up with Marcia Carr & Sophie Callis @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The Grey Goose Band @ Hare & Hounds
Aimee Fisk Trio @ The Stable
Gorillaz @ Arena Birmingham
Scott Revelle / Smokin’ Eskimo / Upstream @ Actress & Bishop
Make It Reggae! @ 1000 Trades
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown with Blackwater Conspiracy @ Castle & Falcon
Funk & Soul Party with Fatlip (live) & Sam Redmore @ Night Owl
GIndependent Birmingham presents Gin Battle @ Old Crown Digbeth
The RPMs @ Sunflower Lounge
Lail Arad & JF Robitaille @ ORT
Roley Martin @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar Tiki Shuttle – Darrol @ Island Bar
The Rebellious Jukebox with DJ Richie Rundle playing eep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings. 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sun 3 Dec 17

Pink Floyd Tribute: Dark Side Of The Wall @ Hare & Hounds
Quality Reggae Roots @ Actress & Bishop
Jordan Mackampa @ Sunflower Lounge
Winter Sessions Part One with Baked in Brick & DJ’s Lovely Helen & Steve Hodge from 2.30pm @ The Plough
Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
Live music @ Buffalo and Rye

Mon 4 Dec 17

Live Nation Presents Pumarosa @ Hare & Hounds
Kilimanjaro Live Presents Son Little (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Jam Jah Mondays: Peppery’s Bday Bash @ Dark Horse

Tue 5 Dec 17

Kerrang! Tour 2017 The Amity Affliction, Boston Manor, Vukovi, Casey @ O2 Institute2
ACM Birmingham Student Christmas Party @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw Presents The Wytches (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Kings Heath Food Assembly – A Weekly Food Co-operative Allowing You to Pick up the Finest in Local Produce Each and Every Week @ Hare & Hounds
Exhailers @ Sunflower Lounge

Wed 6 Dec 17

The Hardcore Listing Podcast with Chris & Stu @ Hare & Hounds
Touch My Secret (Japan), Einstellung and Exotic Pets @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Happy Mondays – 30th Anniversary @ O2 Institute
SoulJam – Festive Funk @ Lab11
Suzi & The Backbeats @ Actress & Bishop
Blake Morgan @ Sunflower Lounge
The best local artists for a night full of blues, soul and fun @ Rose Villa Tavern

Thu 7 Dec 17

Punks Alive PresentS an Early Xmas Present the Uk Subs @ Castle & Falcon
This Is Tmrw & Sonic Gun Present Confidence Man @ Hare & Hounds
Punch The Sky Presents: The Naughty List @ Hare & Hounds
The Pale White @ Sunflower Lounge
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar

Fri 8 Dec 17

Loose Joints End of Year / Xmas Allstars Party – Discomendments (Lee Fisher & Paul Kaminski), Stu Hatton, Richard Buckley, Steve Thornton 5pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Break Thru Presents DJ Marky @ Hare & Hounds
Enter The Dragon – House Classics @ Hare & Hounds
Bandidos @ The Stable
Kasabian @ Arena Birmingham
Triple Cooked | Christmas Carnival @ Spotlight & Mama Roux
Sebastian Tree / Sam Johnson / Lunafall @ Actress & Bishop
Open arms live plus special guests @ Dares Bar
Social 11 Afterparty @ Castle & Falcon
Northern Soul Allnighter with Top DJ’s @ Night Owl
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
Connor Pursell @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Taking Care of Business @ The Victoria
DJ Sam Redmore – The best in funk, soul and party tunes @ Island Bar
The Rebellious JukeBox with DJ Al Mackenzie playing soul, funk, rare groove and anything else, 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sat 9 Dec 17

TLC – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
Fleetmac Wood Presents Rumours Rave @ Hare & Hounds
Encore vs Trance Angel Present AJ Gibson – Trance Classics @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Dr Dan’s Blues Remedy @ Hare & Hounds
Deano Ferrino @ The Stable
Liquescent Presents :Alix Perez/Hybrid Minds/Pola&Bryson/SP:MC @ Lab11
Sensateria with the trouble and man and the holy mountain live @ Night Owl
The Luka State / The Seagulls / FLO @ Actress & Bishop
Baddies Boogie All Day Christmas Festival ft Cabbage @ Castle & Falcon
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
Jordan Allen @ Sunflower Lounge
Phat Sams – Electro Swing @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @ The Victoria
DJ T Bird – DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, Tiki Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ Island Bar
The Rebellious Jukebox with DJ Richie Rundle playing eep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings. 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sun 10 Dec 17

The UAB Selectors – Matt Bowen 8pm – late (Lounge) @ The Lord Clifden
Beer Blues Sunday @ Actress & Bishop
Plough Winter Sessions Part Two with Low ’N’ Slow & DJ Phil Cooper from 5pm @ The Plough
Live music @ Buffalo and Rye

Mon 11 Dec 17

Kilimanjaro Live Presents Ryan McMullan (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 12 Dec 17

Liam Gallagher @ Arena Birmingham
Robert Plant @ Symphony Hall
Kings Heath Food Assembly – A Weekly Food Co-operative Allowing You to Pick up the Finest in Local Produce Each and Every Week from the Hare & Hounds @ Hare & Hounds

Wed 13 Dec 17

Kilimanjaro Live Present Jacob Banks (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Ian McNabb @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 14 Dec 17

Throwback Thursday’s Xmas Party – Thurs 14th Dec @ Night Owl
Nick Harper & The Wilderness Kids @ Hare & Hounds
Board Game Smackdown: Live Podcast Recording @ Hare & Hounds
She Makes War @ ORT
MY-HI @ Sunflower Lounge
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar

Fri 15 Dec 17

The Collective – Lee McBride & Steve Thornton @ The Lord Clifden
Heritage Homegrown: Mark Jarman, Jon Hollis, Alex Hammond + more @ Hare & Hounds
Rhubarb Bikini Social @ Hare & Hounds
Craig Ward @ The Stable
Bendable presents Jack Berry w/Samo Lung & Caam [extd sets] @ Spotlight
Karousel Does Disco (Nervous Christmas Breakdown) @ 1000 Trades
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Sonny & Spare and Mazzy @ Night Owl
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
Gleam Farewell Show @ Sunflower Lounge
Andy Sax @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Chris DJ @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
The Rebellious JukeBox with DJ Al Mackenzie playing soul, funk, rare groove and anything else, 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sat 16 Dec 17

TLC – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
The UAB Selectors – Sean Taylor 8pm – late (Lounge) @ The Lord Clifden
Hare & Hounds Presents Dub Pistols @ Hare & Hounds
RetroForward Presents Pleasure Unit – featuring Keyboard Masher, Joe Morris, Field of Dreams, and Jack Barber @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The Catwalk Villains @ Hare & Hounds
George Wilson @ The Stable
Queen + Adam Lambert @ Arena Birmingham
TRMNL presents: Neverdogs & Praslea @ Lab11
1000 Trades Presents: Disco Sucks @ 1000 Trades
The Real People plus support from The Universal & Roseville @ Castle & Falcon
SKA XMAS with The Ska 45s (Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady covers band) @ Night Owl
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
Paper Buoys @ Sunflower Lounge
The Busker-Tears @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @ The Victoria
DJ LeeGoodman : music such as alternative, funk, hip-hop, soul, disco, Tiki Darrol @ Island Bar
The Rebellious Jukebox with DJ Richie Rundle playing deep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings. 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sun 17 Dec 17

Hare & Hounds Presents Boat To Row – Christmas Special @ Hare & Hounds
An Audience with Ash Sheehan @ Actress & Bishop
A Christmas Gift For You @ Night Owl
Plough Winter Sessions Part Three with Eat Vietnam & Leftfoot DJ’s from 5pm
Live music @ Buffalo and Rye

Mon 18 Dec 17

White Trash @ Sunflower Lounge

Tue 19 Dec 17

GypsyFingers @ Hare & Hounds
Kings Heath Food Assembly – A Weekly Food Co-operative Allowing You to Pick up the Finest in Local Produce Each and Every Week from the Hare & Hounds @ Hare & Hounds

Wed 20 Dec 17

Hannah Johnson & The Broken Hearts @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Violet @ Sunflower Lounge

Thu 21 Dec 17

The Underclass BIG Christmas PARTY @ Actress & Bishop
The Night Owl Free Karaoke & Christmas Party @ Night Owl
Hare & Hounds Presents Swampmeat Family Xmas @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw & FOMA’s Christmas Party with Youth Man, Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam and more @ Hare & Hounds
Open arms @ Sunflower Lounge
Daisy DJ @ The Victoria
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar

Fri 22 Dec 17

The Collective Christmas Party – djSamm ALL NIGHT LONG! 5pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Poolside Strut @ Hare & Hounds
Getting Away With It Xmas Party – A Night of The Smiths, New Order, Pet Shop Boys and more @ Hare & Hounds
A Cracked Christmas – Cracked Actors Big Fat Christmas Party! @ Dares Bar
NoAsis – A Night of Credible 90s @ 1000 Trades
The Charlemagne & Karl Monroe @ Castle & Falcon
Burnside Live Jukebox Christmas Party @ Night Owl
The Alamo Christmas Party @ Night Owl
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
Abi K @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Kris DJ Taking care of business @ The Victoria
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ Island Bar
The Rebellious JukeBox with DJ Al Mackenzie playing soul, funk, rare groove and anything else, 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sat 23 Dec 17

TLC – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
The UAB Selectors – Steve Jones 8pm – late (Lounge) @ The Lord Clifden
Vice City Presents George Michael Tribute – Birmingham @ Hare & Hounds
Dirty Old Folkers – 10th Annual Pantomime – Aladdin @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Midnight City @ Hare & Hounds
The Twang, Jaws, Ivory Wave, Cut Glass Kings @ O2 Academy
Dead Sea Skulls – Christmas Riot (Twangs unofficial afterparty) @ Dares Bar
Christmas Party @ Castle & Falcon
Disco Dance Class Taster with Tori @ Night Owl
Le Freak Christmas Party & Soul Train Final @ Night Owl
Digbeth Apres Ski @ Old Crown Digbeth
The Mothers Earth Experiment @ Sunflower Lounge
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
From 8pm resident DJs will be playing the best (cheesy) tunes in town! Drinks offers, happy hour and festive shooters will be on all night! Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
*The Big Xmas Eve, Eve Party* From 8pm, resident DJs will be playing Hip Hop, Soul, Funk & 90’s gems with a few “Now That’s What I Call Christmas” party classics! Hand crafted cocktails, Festive specials and round of Flaming Moe’s will be in attendance! Drinks offers and festive tiki shooters will be on all night. DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
The Rebellious Jukebox with DJ Richie Rundle playing eep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings. 8-1, Free entry @ The Ruin Digbeth

Sun 24 Dec 17

Misty’s Big Adventures @ Hare & Hounds
Leftfoot Christmas Party @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 26 Dec 17

MotoMo Motown Special – djSamm ALL Night from 8pm @ The Lord Clifden
The Acid Experiment x Sum Cellar Presents: You want sum acid? @ Lab11
DJ’s till late @ Castle & Falcon
MHVH vs LTL Boxing Day Bashment – Free Entry @ Hare & Hounds
House of Jealous Lovers @ Hare & Hounds
Kings Heath Food Assembly – A Weekly Food Co-operative Allowing You to Pick up the Finest in Local Produce Each and Every Week from the Hare & Hounds @ Hare & Hounds

Wed 27 Dec 17

SO2F/Secret Reels present A Night Of Disco, Soul & Funk Classics @ Hare & Hounds
Teenage Kicks @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 28 Dec 17

Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar

Fri 29 Dec 17

Soulshake – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
Bruk Up End of Year Party with Daz-I-Kue, 4 To The Floor and Bruk Up Soundsystem @ Hare & Hounds
Signing Off at The Night Owl @ Night Owl
Metz Jnr @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co

Sat 30 Dec 17

TLC – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Guests 7pm – late (Beer Garden) @ The Lord Clifden
The UAB Selectors – Lee McBride 8pm – late (lounge) @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Club with The Blithering Idiots @ Hare & Hounds
Brum Punx Xmas Bash @ Dares Bar
Matt James @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!

Sun 31 Dec 17

2 rooms of music Garden – UAB Residents ft Djs from The Collective / Soulshake/TLC/Great Outdoors Lounge – djSamm, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Hare & Hounds New Year’s Eve Party – Heritage vs House Sound of Birmingham @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds New Year’s Eve Party – Killer Wave vs Paid In Full @ Hare & Hounds
Magic Door – Gold & Glitter NYE @ Lab11
NewHam: A Night of Incredible 80s @ 1000 Trades
NYE Party @ Castle & Falcon
The Night Owl New Years Eve Allnighter @ Night Owl
Moho snow show NYE Party @ Old Crown Digbeth
NYE SIDEDOOR SPEAKEASY @ The Plough
New Years Eve 1920S Party @ The Bull’s Head, Bishopsgate St
The Bureau Rooftop NYE Party with Morais Vibes and Bradski Love.
The Rebellious Jukebox NYE party. Resident DJ’s Richie Rundle and Al Mackenzie play their well selected mix of deep soul, heavy funk, head nodding hip-hop, edits and re-workings. £5 entry includes bubbly and nibbles! 7pm till 1am @ The Ruin Digbeth
New Orleans Party over two floors @ Island Bar
New Years Eve At The Vic – Going Back To The 90’s! @ The Victoria
New Year’s Eve – The Tale Of Two Floors @ Jekyll & Hyde

Mon 1 Jan 18

GLAS New Years Day 2018 – Kurupt FM, Sonny Fodera, Chris Lorenzo @ Lab11

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