Brumbeat Live Music June 2017

Our Brumbeat live music guide for Birmingham offers more original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings than anywhere else online. 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.

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For our pick of the best gigs in Brum this June, check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full listings.

Leftfoot & Moodfix Present Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda Live at Hare And Hounds, Thursday 1st June. The Young / Yungblud / Mantra at Actress and Bishop, 2nd June. RISCAS + KING PURPLE + THE REAL COOL, 1st June Sunflower Lounge. Carnival Magnifico 2017 2nd June at Rainbow Venues. Jah Wobble’s Invaders of The Heart at Hare And Hounds, 2nd June. Under the Blossom that Hangs on the Bough ft Pram at Martineau Gardens, 3rd.

Pour on the Sauce, ska & reggae all dayer with Jerk BBQ at Night Owl 4th June. This Is Tmrw Present The Goon Sax & Quinn at Hare And Hounds, Monday 5th June. This Is Tmrw Present Froth at Hare And Hounds, Wednesday 7th June. LOW ISLAND + LYCIO + THE CHARLEMAGNE, Wed 7th June.

AGMP Present Cookin’ on 3 Burners at Hare And Hounds, Thursday 8th June. Heritage: Mark Archer (ALTERN8) + Crispin J Glover/Caucasian Boy at Hare And Hounds Friday 9th June. Baddies Boogie -Indigo Husk + Kung Fu Rintintin at The Victoria, 9th. EYEDRESS + SOCIAL STATE + FALLING GHOST, Sunflower Lounge 10th June. Prince: A Tribute 10th June at Night Owl. TRMNL presents An afternoon with Solomun at Lab 11, 10th June.

Supersonic is the UK’s premier experimental music festival, bringing together sound, digital, visual art, and audience participation to create legendary one-of-a-kind performances. The festival returns this June, and we are very proud to reveal the first line up announcement, taking place in the cultural hub of Digbeth in Birmingham, with a very special opening concert on Friday 16th June at Birmingham Town Hall, featuring Anna Von Hausswolff performing on the venue’s famous pipe organ.

Leftfoot & MoodFix Present Dego (2000 Black) at Hare And Hounds Saturday 17th June. This Is Tmrw present: WHITNEY + GIRL RAY 21st June at Rainbow Venues. San Proper Pre Party at The Old Crown, 23rd. Darlingside at Hare And Hounds, Sunday 25th June. THE WARLOCKS + VIOLET + THE HUNGRY GHOSTS, 28th June at Rainbow Venues. MIRANDA LEE RICHARDS + SPECIAL GUESTS at ORT Cafe 28th.

Scratch Club VS. Inna Steppah Style – Hip Hop Reggae Soundclash at Hare And Hounds Friday 30th. EAT STATIC @ SubAqua at Suki10c, 30th June.

See Also…

Chilled pre club DJs at Bar Opus every Saturday from 3pm (great sun terrace). The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs on weekends. The Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic sets and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! Dares bar has a great live music line-up with quality acts every weekend with their own real ale on tap! Watch out for weekend DJ sets from Morais Vibes and Lee at The Bureau. Rofuto Skybar plays host to DJs every Friday & Sat night. If you love pizza then The Stable has live music and DJs each and every weekend.

1000 Trades is home to some alternative DJ nights at weekend. The Castle & Falcon (formerly Ceol Castle) has a new live music policy with bands every week (see below). The Spotted Dog has everything from jazz to blues, folk to classical on Sundays. The Victoria and Island Bar hosts a fab array of live music and DJs, not forgetting the best in balearic, house, disco and soul from Dean Smith’s The Great Outdoors Saturday afternoon/evenings and Collective, Soulshare, Loose Joints on Fridays at the Lord Clifden (don’t forget the Sunday Roasts too!).

All Club & Live Music Listings

1 June 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Surprise You’re Dead presents Skarlett Riot @ The Castle & Falcon
Kitchen Garden Events Present Cale Tyson @ Hare & Hounds
Leftfoot & Moodfix Present Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda Live @ Hare & Hounds
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
RISCAS + KING PURPLE + THE REAL COOL @ Sunflower

2 June 2017

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
Loose Joints DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Birmingham Promoters Presents Definitely Oasis – the UK’s number one tribute @ The Castle & Falcon
AGMP Present Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart (Early Show) @ Hare & Hounds
Habit’s 10th Birthday with Jack2Front & Tiger Collective @ Hare & Hounds
Pilgrimage with Fofoulah, Districts & Young Pilgrims @ Hare & Hounds
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
DJ Shimmy Shimmy Ya – The Finest in Soul, Funck, Hip hop and r’n’b ! @ The Victoria
The Young / Yungblud / Mantra @ Actress & Bishop
Digbeth First Friday official party @ The Old Crown
Carnival Magnifico 2017 @ Rainbow Venues
Age of Consent: 70s & 80s alternative hits and rarities @ The Night Owl
Amy and Danny @ The Stable

3 June 2017

Craig Ward @ The Stable
Under the Blossom that Hangs on the Bough ft Pram @ Martineau Gardens
The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Aternoons til late @ The Lord Clifden
Cross The Track soulful DJs from 3pm – early evening @ Bar Opus
funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs @ Spotlight!
Punks Alive present Special Duties @ The Castle & Falcon
Emo Disco – Taking Back Sunday vs Brand New Special @ Hare & Hounds
Bruk Up with Minnie Dipple & Mr Tibz @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Maz Mitrenko @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Shimmy Shimmy Ya – The Finest in Soul, Funck, Hip hop and r’n’b ! Tiki Shuffle – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ Island Bar
DJ Jordan Hot Wax – Playing the best hip-hop, r’n’b, funk and soul @ The Victoria
Lekka vibe / Chris Flanagan / The Raides / Arkaydia / M-Tron @ Actress & Bishop
Carnival Magnifico After Party @ Rainbow Venues
Portal by Night – Detlef B2B Latmun @ Rainbow Venues
PORTAL by Day – Roof Terrace Party @ Rainbow Venues
Punks Disco – Six live acts + the best punk anthems in between @ Dares Bar
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Rob Perrens & Mazzy @ The Night Owl

4 June 2017

The Mersey Beatles Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary Show @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds Present Neon Waltz, The Hungry Ghosts & Alfresco Love Sounds @ Hare & Hounds
Live Acoustic Sessions @ Marmalade
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free entry @ Island Bar
Turn it up hosted by Samuel Rogers @ Actress & Bishop
Pour on the Sauce, ska & reggae all dayer with Jerk BBQ @ The Night Owl

5 June 2017

This Is Tmrw Present Bill Ryder Jones *SOLD OUT* @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw Present The Goon Sax, Quinn & The Bank Accounts @ Hare & Hounds
EVERY MONDAY PUB QUIZ FROM 20:30 @ Actress & Bishop

6 June 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
This Is Tmrw Present WHY? @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw Present Pixx @ 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
Laydeez do comics – Laydeez do Comics is a unique graphic novel forum with a focus on comic works based on life narrative, the drama of the domestic and the everyday. @ The Victoria

7 June 2017

This Is Tmrw Present Froth @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Mellow Yellow The first Wednesday of every month we will be welcoming Zee Khattak Music and a selection of Birmingham’s finest up and coming artists for a night of acoustics!Mellow Yellow The first Wednesday of every month we will be welcoming Zee Khattak Music and a selection of Birmingham’s finest up and coming artists for a night of acoustics! @ Island Bar
Nostalgia Night – a night of comic books and geekery. Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm @ The Victoria
Suzi & The Backbeats @ Actress & Bishop
LOW ISLAND + LYCIO + THE CHARLEMAGNE @ Sunflower

8 June 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Kitchen Garden Events Present Martha Tilston @ Hare & Hounds
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Electric Pyramid @ Actress & Bishop
The Wedding Present: Playing “George Best” @ o2 Academy
BETH ROWLEY + JP RUGGIERI @ Sunflower

9 June 2017

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
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Social 11 Afterparty – A night of old school, hip-hop, r’n’b, indie and alt @ The Castle & Falcon
Heritage with Mark Archer (Altern8), Crispin J Glover & Caucasian Boy @ Hare & Hounds
RElapse with Brendan Towey @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Sam redmore – The best in funk, soul and party tunes @ Island Bar
Baddies Boogie -Indigo Indigo Husk + Kung Fu Rintintin + Takin Care of Business: DJ T-Bird – Funk, Soul and Motown @ The Victoria
Spoort / Scarlet / Rascal / Grim Disco / Handwaxx @ Actress & Bishop
DJ Mazzy Snape @ The Old Crown
Fight Night presents MALL GRAB @ Rainbow Venues
GET TOGETHER – SUMMER PARTY @ Rainbow Venues
Floorshakers Mini Nighter with Mark Freeman plus guests @ The Night Owl
Jade and Sunny @ The Stable

10 June 2017

Soul cuts on Grapevine @ The Stable
Cross The Track soulful DJs from 3pm – early evening @ Bar Opus
The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Aternoons til late @ The Lord Clifden
funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs @ Spotlight!
Roulette Media presents The Cuckoos @ The Castle & Falcon
An Evening with The Major Toms Celebrating the Life & Music of David Bowie & Glam Era @ Hare & Hounds
Bendable Present Burton Joyce, Christy Lakeman B2B Niall Wolfe, Samo Lung & Mikelekim @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Paul Steadman Band @ Hare & Hounds
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar. Tiki Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ Island Bar
Daisy DJ 8pm – 1am, make the most of the extra day off with Daisy’s record bag of what we like to call “Victoria Classics”
Punks Alive – Kiss my Acid @ Actress & Bishop
GET TOGETHER – SUMMER PARTY @ Rainbow Venues
TRMNL presents An afternoon with Solomun @ Lab 11
EYEDRESS + SOCIAL STATE + FALLING GHOST @ Sunflower
Rockabilly Roar ft: the Uproars + Anthony Price & his Ruffians @ Dares Bar
Prince: A Tribute @ The Night Owl

11 June 2017

Kings Heath Dining Club @ Hare & Hounds
Live Acoustic Sessions @ Marmalade
Quality Reggae Roots @ Actress & Bishop

12 June 2017

EVERY MONDAY PUB QUIZ FROM 20:30 @ Actress & Bishop

13 June 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
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
Giggle Dunegon – Comedy night @ Actress & Bishop
KITE BASE + HOOPLA BLUE @ Sunflower

14 June 2017

H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Geek Quiz – Do you know your comics, games & films prove it! 7.30pm, £1 per head to enter, prizes to be won @ Island Bar
Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm @ The Victoria
Open mic @ Actress & Bishop

15 June 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Hilarity Ensues – Comedy show :presenting to you a mixture of up-and-coming and professional comedians, who will have a chance to perform their own routines before we place them in a separate challenge later on in the evening. Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Hit the ode – Hit the ode poetry night presents poets from around the world as well as local talent. @ The Victoria

16 June 2017

Supersonic Festival @ Various Venues
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
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Judge entertainments presents Revar the third summer of love (Pure 90’s Vinyl Night) @ Hare & Hounds
Second City – The Very Best in Chicago House with Bava, Mr Pickle, Tony Jay & More @ Hare & Hounds
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
Baddies Boogie – Daisy DJ @ The Victoria
Dead Summers / Juniper Wolf / Empyre / Electric Soup @ Actress & Bishop
DJ Liam Roberts @ The Old Crown
Paid in Full – Old Skool Hip Hop with a touch of soul & funk @ The Night Owl
Paradise Bros @ The Stable

17 June 2017

Supersonic Festival @ Various Venues
The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Aternoons til late @ The Lord Clifden
funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs @ Spotlight!
Baddies Presents Looking Glass, Shoot the Symphony, Smiler @ The Castle & Falcon
Scenic & Advisory Present Back To The Future III with DJ Ratty, Top Buzz & More @ Hare & Hounds
Leftfoot & Moodfix Present Dego (2000 Black) @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Midnight City Soul Band @ Hare & Hounds
DJ LeeGoodman : music such as alternative, funk, hip-hop, soul, disco. Tiki Bar – Darroll DJ LeeGoodman : music such as alternative, funk, hip-hop, soul, disco @ Island Bar
Contruction time again @ The Victoria
DJ Mazzy Snape and Bamber @ The Old Crown
Scooby’s Tosh (indie, mod and punk covers) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Paul Cook @ The Night Owl
Cross The Track soulful DJs from 3pm – early evening @ Bar Opus
Ricardo Thompson @ The Stable

18 June 2017

Supersonic Festival @ Various Venues
Kitchen Garden Events Present Chastity Brown & Otis Gibbs @ Hare & Hounds
Live Acoustic Sessions @ Marmalade
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free entry @ Island Bar
Sunday Sessions / An audience with Ash Sheehan @ Actress & Bishop

19 June 2017

EVERY MONDAY PUB QUIZ FROM 20:30 @ Actress & Bishop

20 June 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
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

21 June 2017

H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Geek Quiz – Do you know your comics, games & films prove it! 7.30pm, £1 per head to enter, prizes to be won @ Island Bar
Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm. Improv Comedy @ The Victoria
Suzi & The Backbeats @ Actress & Bishop
WHITNEY + GIRL RAY @ Rainbow Venues

22 June 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Punks Alive Present a very special Swamp Show @ Hare & Hounds
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar

23 June 2017

Paul Griff @ The Stable
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
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Social 11 Afterparty – A night of old school, hip-hop, r’n’b, indie and alt @ The Castle & Falcon
Simmer Down Lounge Present Motown in Dub @ Hare & Hounds
Enter The Dragon – A Night of Funky House Classics with Jim Shaft Ryan @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ Island Bar
Takin Care of Business : DJ T-Bird – Funk, Soul and Motown @ The Victoria
Lost at Home / Matt Millard / Zee Khattack @ Actress & Bishop
Collore, Cache, Moulin Groove and Lo Key San Proper pre party @ The Old Crown

24 June 2017

Dee Ajayi @ The Stable
The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Aternoons til late @ The Lord Clifden
funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Cross The Track soulful DJs from 3pm – early evening @ Bar Opus
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs @ Spotlight!
X-Side Music Presents Dixon37 @ The Castle & Falcon
The Daniel Wakeford Experience *SOLD OUT* @ Hare & Hounds
Getting Away With It On A Night Like This – A Club Night Devoted to the Smiths, Pet Shop Boys, New Order, The Cure & More @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Bonny Louisa Keenahan @ Hare & Hounds
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
Operation Drawstring – Live music, in aid of the Homeles @ Actress & Bishop
Off The Scale vintage kilo sale @ The Old Crown
SEMANTICS + THE MALTHUSIAN TRAP + TELL ME I’M PRETTY + BALABAN AND THE BALD ILLEAGLES @ Sunflower
The Ska 45s (Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady covers band) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul & retro club night @ The Night Owl

25 June 2017

Darlingside Live @ Hare & Hounds
Live Acoustic Sessions @ Marmalade
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free entry @ Island Bar
Rocksteady Sunday hosted by Ross Lydon @ Actress & Bishop

26 June 2017

Laydeez do comics – Laydeez do Comics is a unique graphic novel forum with a focus on comic works based on life narrative, the drama of the domestic and the everyday @ The Victoria
EVERY MONDAY PUB QUIZ FROM 20:30 @ Actress & Bishop

27 June 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
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
DR. DOG @ Rainbow Venues

28 June 2017

Oscar Young, Sweet Tooth, Sam Hollis & The Glow In The Dark Lizards & Jessie Dipper @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm. PubhD Lively talks and discussions – Each attendee is asked to contribute £1 in order to reward our fabulous speakers with a drink of their choice @ The Victoria
Open mic @ Actress & Bishop
THE WARLOCKS + VIOLET + THE HUNGRY GHOSTS @ Rainbow Venues
MIRANDA LEE RICHARDS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Sunflower

29 June 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden

30 June 2017

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
Soulshake DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Punks Alive present Ratty @ The Castle & Falcon
Scratch Club vs Inna Steppah Style – Hip Hop Reggae Sound Clash with Mr Switch, Jam Jah Sound & More @ Hare & Hounds
Open House Records – Summer 2017 Label Party @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Tom Mason and Adult Youth Club @ The Old Crown
EAT STATIC @ SubAqua at Suki10c
THE SHANKLINS + HANKKS + PLASTIC FACTORY + THE PURPLE SHADES @ Actress & Bishop
Owen Deep City Soul @ The Stable

Please note: always check with venues on ticket/event availability before travel.

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