Birmingham Gig Guide Feb 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for February 2019, 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 live music today and this month, check out our Youtube playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full recommended listings.

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Regular Weekly Events..

The city’s finest disco, soul, eclectic DJs at Digbeth Dining Club every Thurs, Fri and Sat starting 24th Jan. The Victoria and Island Bar host a wide variety of funk, soul, disco and indie DJs every weekend with occasional live  gigs upstairs at the Vic (check out Tikki Thurs at Island). The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs on weekends. The Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! The Stable hosts a variety of DJs and live music throughout the month.

A range of regular monthly DJ and jazz nights nights take place at 1000 Trades. Not forgetting the best in balearic, house, disco and soul Saturday evenings and CollectiveSoulshakeLoose Joints on Fridays at the Lord Clifden (the best Sunday Roasts too!). The Ruin, Digbeth is home to some of the city’s finest disco, funk and vintage house DJs every weekend. You can find soulful & funky live jazz at The Spotted Dog, Digbeth every Tuesday. Bourne & Co host DJ Damian Saturdays playing latin, soul, disco and boogie.

Recommended Music Events February 2019

Friday 1 February 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Loose Joints DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Blue Dot Radio 8pm–12am. Birmingham based Blue Dot Radio have a proud reputation for entertaining listeners. An eclectic mix of soul, jazz, neo-soul. jazz funk and reggae. Free. @ 1000 Trades
Birmingham Jazz Presents: Jam Experiment 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Common People at Come Together. Live. Britpop and indie covers plus DJs Dom Cross & Shaun Walsh. 9Pm @ Night Owl
Resonate Presents: LOFT RAVE w/ Sync24 @ Lab 11
Edible Beats – Eats Everything b2b Green Velvet – Extended Set
Café Artum x Voyage presents: Nu Guinea [Live Keys] @ Café Artum
Playaz – Birmingham – FLASH SALE @ The Mill
Resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
Her’s @ Sunflower Lounge
Nu Guinea [DJ Set + Live Keys] @ Hare And Hounds
Toddla T @ Hare And Hounds

Saturday 2 February 2019

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
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 + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Pigeonhole 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
The Bongolian. Latin flavoured jazz and boogaloo bongo fusion. 8pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night with DJs Andrew Marshall & Sam Redmore. 11pm @ Night Owl
And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead + Special Guests 7pm 14+ @ Castle & Falcon
Format: Zendid
Moho: The Beyonce Party
Sophie Callis In-store @ Café Artum
Tip-Top DJs creating genre-hopping dancefloor mayhem every Saturday! @ The Victoria
Saturdays bring the party with some of our favourite DJs manning the decks from 9pm @ Island Bar
Heritage: X-Press 2, Kelvin Andrews and Phil Gifford @ Hare And Hounds
Bruk Up w/ Sophie Callis + For The Love DJs @ Hare And Hounds
Tendayi Chikara playing soulful, jazzy, hip-hoppy stuff @ The Ruin

Sunday 3 February 2019

Afta-Dark | New Basement launch @ Lab 11
Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am @ Island Bar
Joe Armon-Jones @ Hare And Hounds
Liela Moss @ Hare And Hounds

Monday 4 February 2019

Neighbourhd Progressive urban music and jam session. 7:30pm @ Night Owl
ODUNSI @ Hare And Hounds

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
BINGO LINGO – Birmingham @ The Mill
The Murder Capital @ Sunflower Lounge

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Smartphone Quiz! @ The Victoria

Thursday 7 February 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Kaleidoscope w/ Silvershores + Brainfood + Sorry Grace. Free live psych music and arts market. 8pm @ Night Owl
ORBIT 003: 07 / 02/ 19 @ Lab 11
Shotty Horroh @ Hare And Hounds

Friday 8 February 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Mummy was an Asteroid 8pm–12am. Join your JQ neighbour Luke Brooke for a stroll, a skip and a wiggle down the less-travelled 70s boulevards where Prog meets Glam. Free. @ 1000 Trades
Birmingham Jazz Presents: Alina Bzhezhinska Quartet 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Barefootin’ with The Spinout Revue 50s/60s club soul, R&B, mod, 60s garage & more from DJs Lee Grimshaw & Glyn Preece plus live vocals from Little Miss Mojo. 9Pm @ Night Owl
Off The Cuff Presents: Big Miz @ Lab 11
Old Is Gold: Bollywood Karaoke Night @ Indico
Resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
The Seamonsters plus special guests @ The Victoria
allusinlove @ Sunflower Lounge
George FitzGerald (DJ Set) @ Hare And Hounds
Too Many Man @ Hare And Hounds

Saturday 9 February 2019

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
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 + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
The Yardbird Sessions 7pm–12am. @ 1000 Trades
Brunch’in and Hip Hop Reggaeton Valentine’s special with DJs & street food. 12pm-6pm @ Night Owl
Signing Off Live UB40 tribute. 8Pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night with DJ Steve Connelly & friends. 11Pm @ Night Owl
Elite Talent presents: In The Spotlight *Sold Out* 1pm 8+ @ Castle & Falcon
As You Were: Tribute to Liam Gallagher with Definitely Oasis 7pm 18+
80’s Rampwalk (NTS Radio) @ Café Artum
Carnival Magnifico w/ Big Narstie @ The Mill
Tip-Top DJs creating genre-hopping dancefloor mayhem every Saturday! @ The Victoria
Saturdays bring the party with some of our favourite DJs manning the decks from 9pm @ Island Bar
Hidden Agenda: Benny Page, Brian Brainstorm, DJ Hybrid, + more! @ Hare And Hounds
Richie Rundle playing edits, remixes and head-nodding beats @ The Ruin

Sunday 10 February 2019

Old Firm Casuals + Drongos for Europe + Suckerpunch 7pm 18+ @ Castle & Falcon
Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am @ Island Bar
The Lucid Dream @ Hare And Hounds
KH Walk Of Fame present Made In Liverpool Beatles Tribute @ Hare And Hounds

Monday 11 February 2019

Co headliner – The Murlocs / Night Beats @ Hare And Hounds

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Whenyoung / The Ninth Wave @ Hare And Hounds
HOT 8 BRASS BAND @ Hare And Hounds

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Followed by Thirteen 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Soul dance classes with Ed Quigley Weekly soul, funk and disco dance classes with Ed Quigley. 6:30pm @ Night Owl
Smartphone Quiz! @ The Victoria
Another Sky + Chartreuse + Imogen @ Hare & Hounds
The Amazons + The Mysterines @ Hare And Hounds

Thursday 14 February 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
TEKTU. Presents: The Love Shack @ Lab 11
Valentine’s Day: Romantic Saxophone And Free Prosecco! @ Indico Street kitchen
Floating World @ Café Artum
Marc Rebillet @ Hare And Hounds
Listening Sessions: February Showcase @ Hare And Hounds

Friday 15 February 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Ska Valentine’s Party with The Ska 45’s Live music from The Ska 45’s plus DJs 2 Fat Skins & Mazzy Snape playing ska, rocksteady & more. 8pm @ Night Owl
Beans on Toast + Jess Morgan + Benjamin Folke Thomas 7pm 14+ @ Castle & Falcon
Holy Goof: Globes @ Lab 11
Space•lab launch party: Helena Hauff, Batu, Truly Madly, Sybil @ Lab 11
Mystic Brew #3 @ Café Artum
Resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
TFSP: Frankie. / Cotter / Robyn Gordon / Death by Stampede @ The Victoria
Back 2 The Old School: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Special @ Hare And Hounds
Ruts DC Aftershow Party @ Hare And Hounds

Saturday 16 February 2019

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
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 + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
The Curv3 Live mod and indie covers. 8pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night with DJs Sonny and Spare & Lee Fisher. 11pm @ Night Owl
Bill Ryder Jones + Brooke Bentham7pm 14+ @ Castle & Falcon
The Acid Experiment – February Showcase @ Lab 11
Sum Cellar: Decoy (Kurupt FM) & Emerald (Rinse FM) @ Mama Roux’s
One More 4 Dilla (Vinyl Tribute) @ Café Artum
Westway Warehouse @ The Mill
Tip-Top DJs creating genre-hopping dancefloor mayhem every Saturday! @ The Victoria
Saturdays bring the party with some of our favourite DJs manning the decks from 9pm @ Island Bar
DJ Peach @ Hare And Hounds
A-Z of the 80’s with Paul Finn and Michael McGhee @ The Ruin

Sunday 17 February 2019

1Sunsoul 3–8pm. Barefoot in the Head and Grapevine controller Nick Byng brings the Sunday vibes to 1000 Trades for a chilled out soundtrack to your Sunday roast. Free. @ 1000 Trades
Aminé @ The Mill
Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am @ Island Bar
Setting Son Records Presents: Japanese Television + guests @ Hare And Hounds

Monday 18 February 2019

This is Tmrw Presents Ohmme @ Hare And Hounds

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
BINGO LINGO – Birmingham @ The Mill
This is Tmrw Presents The Orielles @ Hare And Hounds
Du Blonde @ Hare And Hounds

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Soul dance classes with Ed Quigley weekly soul, funk and disco dance classes with Ed Quigley. 6:30pm @ Night Owl
Nils Frahm @ O2 Academy
Smartphone Quiz! @ The Victoria

Thursday 21 February 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
This Is Tmrw Avi Buffalo @ Hare And Hounds
Electronic Music Open Mic Night, hosted by Martin Christie @ The Ruin

Friday 22 February 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Soulshake DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Le Freak The Get Down Part 2 Disco Vs 70s hip hop! Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender launch party with DJs Tom Mason, Joel Webster, Richard Buckley & Mazzy Snape. 9pm @ Night Owl
FATBOY SLIM Plus Special Guest DJs – Cousn & Hannah Wants @ Arena Birmingham
Percolate w/ Denis Sulta, Willow, Krywald & Farrer @ The Mill
Fast Car To Florence + Special Guests @ The Victoria
Portobello @ Sunflower Lounge
Broken Minds Presents Grooverider @ Hare And Hounds
Emo Disco – From Under The Cork Tree Special @ Hare And Hounds

Saturday 23 February 2019

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
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 + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
NowHam – A Night of Credible 80s 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
Magic Hour Murder Mystery Disco Solve the murder on the dance floor in this interactive play. 1:30pm @ Night Owl
French Boutik + The Deep Six Live French mod/pop. 8pm start @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night with DJs Ben Drummond & Ed Edwards. 11pm start @ Night Owl
An Afternoon & Evening w/ Seth Troxler @ Lab 11
Soul Fusion :- Sean McCabe & Groove Assassin 4hrs Back2Back @ Mama Roux’s
Hospitality : Birmingham @ The Mill
Tip-Top DJs creating genre-hopping dancefloor mayhem every Saturday! @ The Victoria
Saturdays bring the party with some of our favourite DJs manning the decks from 9pm @ Island Bar
Enter The Dragon showcasing DJ’s from the mid to late 90’s playing House Classics @ Hare And Hounds
Blues Club with Emma Jonson @ Hare And Hounds
Vice City: Queen Night @ Hare And Hounds
Richie Rundle playing foot tapping, head nodding stuff @ The Ruin

Sunday 24 February 2019

Wyvern Lingo + Effervescent7pm 14+ @ Castle & Falcon
Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am @ Island Bar

Monday 25 February 2019

Murkage Dave @ Sunflower Lounge

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
IDER @ Sunflower Lounge
This Is Tmrw MOTHERS @ Hare And Hounds

Wednesday 27 February 2019

She Drew The Gun + Special Guests *Sold Out*7pm 14+ @ Castle & Falcon
Flashback @ Spotlight
Frank & BeansR @ Sunflower Lounge

Thursday 28 February 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Jerome Thomas @ The Cuban Embassy
Willie J Healey @ Sunflower Lounge
Table Scraps SXSW Fundraiser @ Hare And Hounds

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