Birmingham Gig Guide March 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for March 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. You’ll also find DJ Morais Vibes at The Pint Shop spinnin’ his uicy disco grooves weekends.

Recommended Music Events March 2019

1 March 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
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
Funky Fridays @ The Coach House
Come Together with Oasis Maybe Live Oasis tribute plus DJs Mazzy Snape and Dom Cross playing Britpop, new wave, alternative and more. 9Pm @ Night Owl
Our best resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
SecretCity – Warehouse Rave @ Lab11
Friday Pop up – Little Urban BBQ @t Actress And Bishop
Light Years, Coast To Coast, Fullshore, Downcast @t Actress And Bishop
Dave Holdsworth’s New Brew @ 1000 Trades
An Orchestral Rendition of Dr.Dre: 2001 @ The Mill
DCMI @ The Victoria
YOU DIRTY BLUE + STUKA + THE HOLE IN THE HEAD GANG @ The Sunflower Lounge
MoodFix Presents Dan Shake (All Night Long) @ Hare & Hounds

2 March 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!
Spin It Up DJs @ The Coach House
Sold Out Seafret + Roborough + Jessie Reid // 7pm 14+ £12.50 @ The Castle and Falcon
Harry Jordan + Rai Kah Mercury. Decadent rockabilly and devilish rock & roll with support from Rai Kah Mercury. 8 pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night with Mazzy Snape & Steve Connelly. 11pm @ Night Owl
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
12 – 7:30: Desert Island Discs 7:30 – 12: Tom Mason plays the ‘good’ kind of music @ The Ruin
Skepsis Presents Selection @ Lab11
MOHO: The Garage Special @ Spotlight
The Catapult Club‎ Rats in a Cage / Gosford Compound / 626 / Strip Club Punks @t Actress And Bishop
Pigeonhole with Jon Harris @ 1000 Trades
Shanty Town DDC Takeover @ Mama Roux’s
Renaissance Birmingham w/ Dixon & more @ The Mill
BASS DRUM OF DEATH @ The Sunflower Lounge
Midnight Riot/Big Lucky: Yam Who? Jaegerossa Will Dawson D.Kane @ Hare & Hounds
Sweat @ Hare & Hounds
Dreadzone @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Terry Clarke Band @ Hare & Hounds

3 March 2019

Sick of seeing everyone else having a good time on the weekend while you slog away till the early hours?! Island Bar presents Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am the tunes will be playing and the drinks will be flowing! We’ve even got some lovely drinks at ‘mates rates’ here for you! @ Island Bar
AFTA DARK after party // Special Guest @ Lab11
Ashton Smith // Sunday Jazz @ 1000 Trades

4 March 2019

Neighbourhd Progressive urban music and jam session. 7:30pm @ Night Owl

5 March 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse – Opening Night! @ The Bull’s Head
BINGO LINGO @ The Mill
BADLAWS. / Guyana / Bermuda @ Hare & Hounds

6 March 2019

Soul Dance Classes with Ed Quigley Weekly soul and disco dance class. 6:30pm arrival for 7pm start @ Night Owl
Let’s Swim, Get Swimming‎Let’s Swim, Get Swimming + Flour Babies @t Actress And Bishop
Joel Culpepper @ Hare & Hounds
Joe Dolman @ Hare & Hounds

7 March 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Barive Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar
Launch party of The Jamboree Lounge @ The Actress & Bishop
Kaleidoscope Live music from Sancho Panza, The Taboo Club & Gork + DJs and arts market. 8Pm
Odmansbox 5pm @ SYMPHONY HALL LEVEL 3 FOYER
ORBIT 004: @ Lab11
Blood Youth, Palm Reader, Lotus Eater, Overthrone @ Mama Roux’s
Eliza @ Hare & Hounds

8 March 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
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
Funky Fridays @ The Coach House
Bad Girls X Slag Mag launch party with Sorry Grace & Sofa King // 8pm 18+ £6 including fanzine @ The Castle and Falcon
Barefootin’ Vs I Dig Your Wig Mod, club jazz, R&B & more plus raw and righteous rock and roll. 9pm @ Night Owl
Our best resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
Sean Duggan Band / Black Knight Satellite / Cali Row / Gazelle @t Actress And Bishop
Gazelle with Black Knight Satellite, Cali Row @t Actress And Bishop
Simon Tricklebank @ 1000 Trades
POWER : International Women’s Day @ Mama Roux’s
he Process & Project Birmingham present: Stage 3 @ Cafe Artum
Press To MECO – Acoustic @ The Victoria
MAN OF MOON @ The Sunflower Lounge
Nightmares On Wax (DJ Set) @ Hare & Hounds
Wheel & Come Again @ Hare & Hounds

9 March 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!
Spin It Up DJs @ The Coach House
Bonus RPK + Special Guests // 7pm 16+ £25 @ The Castle and Falcon
Amy Winehouse tribute by Marina Coombes Live Amy Winehouse Tribute. 8Pm
Soul Sisters DJs Mazzy Snape, Jo Prinsen, Mrs Ironside and Saffiyah Khan playing female fronted soul, ska, mod & more. 11pm @ Night Owl
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
Richie Rundle’s back playing it deep and down-tempo from 7 @ The Ruin
TRMNL presents FourThirtyTwo @ Lab11
TOWIG in collaboration with Country Beat… Wookie & Booker T @ Spotlight
BSWA Fundraiser @t Actress And Bishop
The Yardbird Sessions @ 1000 Trades
Selextorhood x IWD: Open Decks 12 PM – 6 PM @ Cafe Artum
ABODE Takeover @ The Mill
FEET + FLARES + THE CREATURE APPEAL + SLEEPY HEADS @ The Bristol Pear
Retroforward present An Alfresco Warm Up @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The Frenzies @ Hare & Hounds

10 March 2019

Sick of seeing everyone else having a good time on the weekend while you slog away till the early hours?! Island Bar presents Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am the tunes will be playing and the drinks will be flowing! We’ve even got some lovely drinks at ‘mates rates’ here for you! @ Island Bar
Beer and Blues at The Actress by Zoe Green Band @t Actress And Bishop
CALVA LOUISE + SPECIAL GUESTS @ The Sunflower Lounge
The Orb @ Hare & Hounds

11 March 2019

Jameson’s Irish Whiskey Tasting – 6pm free entry @ The Old Crown

12 March 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Quiz Kamara: Football Quiz and Q&A with Chris Kamara – 6pm £20 each @ The Old Crown
Smokepurpp @ The Mill

13 March 2019

Frances Black live with full band – 6pm £15 / £18 / £20 @ The Old Crown
Soul Dance Classes with Ed Quigley Weekly soul and disco dance class. 6:30pm arrival for 7pm start @ Night Owl
Halloumi Boogie Live @t Actress And Bishop
ARCADE HEARTS + HARICO + RISCAS DJ SET @ The Sunflower Lounge
Mutes / Robert Craig Oulton / Sofa King (+DJs) @ Hare & Hounds

14 March 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Barive Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar
St. Patrick’s Weekender with live music, sports, free stew and more – 11am each day, free entry, kids welcome @ Quinn’s
An evening with Paul McGrath & Steve Staunton – 6pm £15 @ The Old Crown
TEKTU. Presents: Back to the 90’s @ Lab11
Listening Sessions: March Showcase @ Hare & Hounds

15 March 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
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
Funky Fridays @ The Coach House
St. Patrick’s Weekender with live music, sports, free stew and more – 11am each day, free entry, kids welcome @ Quinn’s
Fleetwood Mac night – 9pm £6 / £8 / £10 @ The Old Crown
YONAKA + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £10 @ The Castle and Falcon
Dig? Soul and retro club night with DJ Paul ‘Mez’ Merrick & Jason Banner. 10Pm @ Night Owl
Our best resident DJs playing the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop & R’n’B @ The Victoria
Classic Records Showcase: Honey Dijon + Luke Solomon @ Lab11
This Feeling – Birmingham w/ Rory Wynne, Young Chasers + more @t Actress And Bishop
Blue Dot Radio @ 1000 Trades
Triple Cooked: Groove Arcade @ The Mill
Fey Militia / Frantic Action / The Mojo City Rebels @ The Victoria
The Atlantic Players @ Hare & Hounds
Tekno Disco & Friends @ Hare & Hounds

16 March 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!
Spin It Up DJs @ The Coach House
St. Patrick’s Weekender with live music, sports, free stew and more – 11am each day, free entry, kids welcome @ Quinn’s
Echo Beach! Farewell Party With George Pannell & more // 7pm 14+ £6 @ The Castle and Falcon
The Strange Doors Live tribute to The Doors. 8pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night with DJs Richard Bamber & Andrew Marshall. 11pm @ Night Owl
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
Digbeth Funk and Soul Sessions with Paul Finn and Michael McGee from 7 @ The Ruin
Low Steppa presents Boiling Point – Birmingham @ Lab11
Dead Pixels : Studio Ghibli Theme – £1 Entry (Charity Event) @ Spotlight
Gibney Jeys Dobson & Mann / The New Republic / Cheapside @t Actress And Bishop
I Don’t Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky @ 1000 Trades
discotech x re:cord | Miffy (Real Gang) Free Party @ Mama Roux’s
Percolate w/ Skream, K-Hand, Nathan Micay @ The Mill
XY&O + DAME + MARTIN YATES @ The Sunflower Lounge
Le Club Fondue @ Hare & Hounds
The Acid Experiment X Heritage soundsystem @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Melvin Hancox @ Hare & Hounds

17 March 2019

The Mighty Craic! Free St Patrick’s Parade Day Party – 1pm, free entry, kids welcome@ Night Owl
St. Patrick’s Day After Party with DJ Chris Lane – 10pm-4am @ Castle & Falcon
St. Patrick’s Weekender with live music, sports, free stew and more – 11am each day, free entry, kids welcome @ Quinn’s
The Old Crown St. Patrick’s day after party – 11am @ The Old Crown 
St. Patrick’s After Party // 10pm 18+ @ The Castle and Falcon
The Mighty Craic! Free St Patrick’s Parade Day party with live music from The Curv3 & Ash Sheehan plus DJs Dom Cross and friends + BBQ. 1pm start, kids welcome. @ Night Owl
Sick of seeing everyone else having a good time on the weekend while you slog away till the early hours?! Island Bar presents Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am the tunes will be playing and the drinks will be flowing! We’ve even got some lovely drinks at ‘mates rates’ here for you! @ Island Bar
Jameson Hub x Digbeth Dining Club – St Patrick’s Day @ Spotlight
Steve Ajao Blues Giants @t Actress And Bishop
Brum Beat: A Don Snorkie DJ evening of obscure edits, remixes and cool tracks by, or featuring musicians from Birmingham and The West Fucking Midlands @ 1000 Trades
This Aint Berlin // St Patrick’s All Dayer @ The Mill

19 March 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Damo Suzuki @ Hare & Hounds

20 March 2019

Soul Dance Classes with Ed Quigley Weekly soul and disco dance class. 6:30pm arrival for 7pm start. @ Night Owl
Leon C and his band
The Ocean “Phanerozoic Tour” w/ Downfall of Gaia & Herod @ Mama Roux’s
LOW ISLAND + SPECIAL GUESTS @ The Sunflower Lounge

21 March 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Barive Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar
‘Show Me What You Got’ The Ruin acoustic open mic night @ The Ruin
Sharon Van Etten + The Golden Filter @ The Mill
Corduroy @ Hare & Hounds

22 March 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
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
Funky Fridays @ The Coach House
Skinny Living + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £8.50 @ The Castle and Falcon
The Sensateria Resident Sensateria DJs & special guests Dave Grindi & Wez plus psychedelic visuals and liquid light show. 9pm @ Night Owl
Applebum / Birmingham / 5th Birthday @ Lab11
Space•lab Octopus Invasion: Joy Orbison, Saoirse, Holding Hands @ Lab11
99 Flake @ Mama Roux’s
Paluch @ The Mill
Sum Cellar Presents BRUM TROPICANA @ Hare & Hounds
All Vinyl Promotions present: Wax ON – The Midlands Mash Up Pt2! @ Hare & Hounds

23 March 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!
Spin It Up DJs @ The Coach House
My Baby + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £12 @ The Castle and Falcon
March of the Mods Live mod and indie music plus DJs in support of Teenage Cancer Trust. 1pm @ Night Owl
Live mod and indie music plus DJs in support of Teenage Cancer Trust. 1pm @ Night Owl
PANIC ON THE STREETS OF BIRMINGHAM – playing Morrissey Marr’s solo work plus The Smiths and a pre Panic Influences of… DJ Set. Doors from 9pm @ Eden Bar Marquee
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 R Rundle doing his usual thing from 7 @ The Ruin
NICE Underground Pres Back to the OLD SKOOL @ Lab11
Coughing Pigeon @ 1000 Trades
Cleverco Cabaret Night @ Mama Roux’s
Not Safe For Work – The launch @ Mama Roux’s
Cirque Du Soul : Birmingham // Road To El Dorado Pt. 2 @ The Mill
The Novus @ The Victoria
Modern Age Birmingham w/ MeMe Detroit, MOSES, Dirty Orange, DDC @ The Victoria
Kristin Hersh @ Hare & Hounds
Reflect Drum and Bass Showcase @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Dick Tracey @ Hare & Hounds

24 March 2019

Sick of seeing everyone else having a good time on the weekend while you slog away till the early hours?! Island Bar presents Industry Island! The night where the bar tenders, chefs, shift workers & NHS staff get to play! Every Sunday between 9pm-3am the tunes will be playing and the drinks will be flowing! We’ve even got some lovely drinks at ‘mates rates’ here for you! @ Island Bar
“We want less” open mic and jam night @ The Ruin
Riverside @ The Mill
Bonfire Radicals @ Hare & Hounds

25 March 2019

Neon Waltz @ Hare & Hounds

26 March 2019

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Normandie, Sun Arcana, Led By Lanterns @ Mama Roux’s
BINGO LINGO @ The Mill
The Gallerys Live @ Hare & Hounds

27 March 2019

Sophie & The Giants + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £8 @ The Castle and Falcon
Soul Dance Classes with Ed Quigley WeeklyWeekly soul and disco dance class. 6:30pm arrival for 7pm start @ Night Owl
MAKE FRIENDS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ The Sunflower Lounge
DECLAN J DONOVAN + GEORGIE @ The Cuban Embassy
Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn @ Hare & Hounds
Poppy Ajudha @ Hare & Hounds

28 March 2019

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Barive Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar
Sold Out Julia Jacklin + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £11 @ The Castle and Falcon
Saturdays bring the party with some of our favourite DJs manning the decks from 9pm @ Island Bar
We Run The World – Rogue Symphony @ The Mill

29 March 2019

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
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
Funky Fridays @ The Coach House
YAK + Special Guests // 7pm 14+ £12 @ The Castle and Falcon
Le Freak Vs The London Disco Society Disco, funk, soul and boogie from the past, present and future with London Disco Society DJs and Lee Fisher. 9Pm @ Night Owl
Magic Door @ Lab11
TAPS – Beer, Street Food, Music @ Digbeth Dining Club
Black Grape @ The Mill
Critical Sound @ The Mill
Broken Minds Presents: Dillinja @ Hare & Hounds
Habit: The 12th Birthday [Charity Fundraiser] @ Hare & Hounds
Pigs pigs pigs pigs pigs pigs pigs + Cattle @ Hare & Hounds
DeadNumbers Get Intimate @ Spotted Dog

30 March 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!
Spin It Up DJs @ The Coach House
The Good Water + Beach For Tiger Single release show for psych-pop band The Good Water with support from Beach for Tiger. 8Pm @ Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night with DJs Side Step 9 & friends. 11pm @ Night Owl
Tendayi Chikara playing jazzy, soulful stuff from 7 @ The Ruin
My Nu Leng & M8’s – Day Time Party @ Lab11
Hannah Wants UK & Ireland Tour (Birmingham) SOLD OUT @ Lab11
Touts @t Actress And Bishop
Evolve: Hamish & Toby @ Mama Roux’s
Foliée presents Vibe Killers & Reme (Solä/Hottrax) @ The Mill
Leftfoot and Shadow City present Call Super (All-Night Long) @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Dick Tracey @ Hare & Hounds

31 March 2019

Dorset Mind Fundraiser! @ The Stable
Shakedown present: Fabrik with special guest Jack Cattell @t Actress And Bishop
ORCHARDS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ The Sunflower Lounge

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