Brumbeat Gig Guide July 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for July 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. *Scroll down for full listings by date.

Festivals

It’s Festival Month too, so look out for Birmingham Jazz Fest 19th – 28th, Mostly Jazz, Funk Soul Fest 12th – 14th July, MADE Festival 27th July, Supersonic Fest 19th – 21st Simmer Down Fest 21st, Independent Birmingham Festival 20 – 21st and Festival Of Audacity 18th – 20th. Don’t forget your sun-hats! A fine affair also is Desert Island Discs day-time party at The Ruin Sat 20th!

*First time in the city is  Beer Central festival  on the 5th and 6th July ft VerdantCloudwaterDj YodaKaiser Chiefs DJBrad Carter cheffing –tickets are available now at https://beercentralfestival.com/tickets/

Regular Weekly Events..

The city’s finest disco, soul, eclectic DJs at Digbeth Dining Club every Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday with the ever diverse Nigh Owl round the corner. 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. Digbrew also hosts some top DJs and live music most weekends as does Digbeth Works. For the best in blues check out Henry’s Blues every Tuesday at Bull’s Head Brum.

Recommended Music Events July 2019

Tue 2 Jul 19
Jazz @ The Spotted Dog
Wed 3 Jul 19
O, PEACE TOUR FT. JOSH GAUTON, JOSHUA LUKE SMITH & ATLAS RHOA @ The Sunflower Lounge
JOSHUA LUKE SMITH @ The Sunflower Lounge
Thu 4 Jul 19
Tiki Thursdays with DJs @ Island Bar
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
A Low Key Affair’ Odmansbox/Josh Herring Double Launch Party @ Hare & Hounds
Kaleidoscope #13 – The Good Water / Sam Hollis / Ead Wood @ The Night Owl
An audience with Ash Sheehan @ Actress & Bishop
Moseley Festival
Fri 5 Jul 19
Deano Ferrino @ The Stable
1000 Trades Presents: Down Tempo Disco 8pm–12am
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ The Lord Clifden
Joe Stafford – Live @ Bulls Head Brum
Dead Pixels : Labyrinth Theme : Raise the Ruth – Art Fundraiser @ Spotlight
Beer Central Festival with DJs @ 119 Digbeth
Anthony Duffy @ The Rebel Chicken
Dearist, Mantra, Y!KES @ The Victoria
Broken Minds Presents Kenny Ken @ Hare & Hounds
Join Odd² for a free night of IDM & more @ Hare & Hounds
Shanty Town Takeover @ Cafe Artum
The Night Owl 4th Birthday Part 1 w/ The Chords (Mod punk) @ The Night Owl
Moseley Festival
Sat 6 Jul 19
Scott Bleepz digging into his huge, virtual record bag 7 – 12pm, free entry @ The Ruin
Owen DCS @ The Stable
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ The Lord Clifden
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Beer Central Festival with DJs @ 119 Digbeth
Tekno Disco x Voyage presents: The Roof Garden Takeover @ The Mill
Morais Vibes @ The Rebel Chicken
Sumcellar presents Oneman @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Melvin Hancox @ Hare & Hounds
Moho & Only Jerkin present: Duppy Darnce @ Spotlight
Sarius • Birmingham • UK • Wszystko co złe TOUR @ The Castle & Falcon
MOHO Warm Up Sessions Part 3 @ The Old Crown
Night Owl 4th Birthday Part 2 w/ Eddie Piller, The Ska 45s &more @ The Night Owl
IAGO + YELLOW KING + KAIROS + JIM HARGREAVES @ The Flapper
Moseley Festival
The Acid Experiment Summer Showcase – ACID x Jungle special @ Lab 11
Sun 7 Jul 19
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Cher Tribute @ Bulls Head Brum
Quality Reggae Roots @ Actress & Bishop
Moseley Festival
Mon 8 Jul 19
Taffy with guests Dinky and Modern Literature @ Hare & Hounds
The Chieftains Plus Katherine Priddy @ The Old Crown
THE PHYSICS HOUSE BAND + MAN PUNCHES CLOUD + SOLARS @ The Flapper
Tue 9 Jul 19
Jazz @ The Spotted Dog
Killer Wave presents All Seeing Eyes @ Hare & Hounds
Wed 10 Jul 19
Acoustic Sessions with Joe Oakes @ Actress & Bishop
Thu 11 Jul 19
Tiki Thursdays with DJs @ Island Bar
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Watermark Live @ Hare & Hounds
Fri 12 Jul 19
Matt James @ The Stable
1000 Trades Presents: The Yardbird Sessions 7pm–12am
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house at The Lord Clifden
Joe Stafford – Live @ Bulls Head Brum
Rob Taylor Live @ Digbeth Works
Loco Disco: Loco Launch Party @ Spotlight
Lou Woodley @ The Rebel Chicken
Sam Lambeth – Ten Years on Four Chords (The Victoria 18+) @ The Victoria
Leftfield club night Freedom of Movement @ Hare & Hounds
Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul: Official Afterparty @ Hare & Hounds
DIE DAS DER present Kendo Nagasaki / The Nature Centre and more @ The Castle & Falcon
Simmer Down Lounge with Tippa Irie @ The Night Owl
Paper Buoys / Social Contract / The Pagans SOH / Sleep Patterns @ Actress & Bishop
Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival ft Jacksons, Brand New Heavies Khruangbin & many more @ Moseley Park
Sat 13 Jul 19
Richie Rundle playing it low and slow 7 – 12pm, free entry @ The Ruin
Oneironauts @ The Stable
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ The Lord Clifden
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Unicorn And Prosecco Festival @ The Mill
Dolce Vita: 5 Year Reunion @ The Mill Roof Terrace
Chris Wyatt @ The Rebel Chicken
Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul 2019 – Afterparty feat. Craig Charles @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Swampmeat @ Hare & Hounds
Carnaval w/ Edgar Macias Quartet @ Cafe Artum
Elton’s Rocketman Night – Birmingham (Free Party) @ The Old Crown
Soul Saturdays @ The Night Owl
The Backbone Slips (Late Night Show) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night w/ Richard Buckley & Joel Webster @ The Night Owl
Gouge Away, Super Lemon Days, Wax Futures @ Actress & Bishop
Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival ft Jacksons, Brand New Heavies Khruangbin & many more @ Moseley Park
Sun 14 Jul 19
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Bob Marley Tribute @ Bulls Head Brum
Sunset Sessions BHX Roof Garden @ The Mill
Endless Summer w/ Rob.J & Stuart Robinson @ Cafe Artum
Make It Reggae! July party @ The Night Owl
Beer Blues Sunday with The Zoe Green Band @ Actress & Bishop
Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival ft Jacksons, Brand New Heavies Khruangbin & many more @ Moseley Park
Tue 16 Jul 19
Jazz @ The Spotted Dog
Bob Wilson & Honeyboy Hickling @ Bulls Head Brum
Bursters @ The Mill
Wed 17 Jul 19
Living Colour + Wayward Sons @ The Mill
Listening Sessions: July Showcase @ Hare & Hounds
Boat to Row @ The Castle & Falcon
Thu 18 Jul 19
Electronic Music Open Mic Night with Martin Christie 7 – 11pm, free entry @ The Ruin
Tiki Thursdays with DJs @ Island Bar
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Jonathan Wilson @ Hare & Hounds
Yr Heritage #4: Kermes / Danger of Love + support @ Hare & Hounds
Karmic Cycle DDC Takeover @ Spotlight
Festival Of Audacity @ Various Birmingham Locations
Fri 19 Jul 19
Bandidos @ The Stable
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house at The Lord Clifden
Metz Jnr – Live @ Bulls Head Brum
BINGO LINGO – Birmingham – Summer Series @ The Mill
Ben Drummond @ The Rebel Chicken
Labelled Dead / Fabrik / China Moon / Pool & more (18+) @ The Victoria
Northern Soul Special @ Hare & Hounds
Selextorhood PARTY w/ Jossy Mitsu, Zoya, Robby Tesla, Freshta @ Cafe Artum
Andy Oliveri and the Mountaineers / Graywave + more @ The Castle & Falcon
Soulin’ with Andy Marshall, Paul Whittle & Mark Magoo @ The Night Owl
Rats in a Cage / Delta Rhythm / The Earnest Spears / Insomniacs @ Actress & Bishop
THE PINES + LAKE ACACIA + JACK CATTELL + AMY LOUISE ELLIS @ The Flapper
Festival Of Audacity @ Various Birmingham Locations
Supersonic Festival 2019
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Sat 20 Jul 19
Desert Island Discs vol. 8 from 2pm Followed by Digbeth Funk and Soul Sessions from 7:30 with Paul Finn and Michael McGhee Free entry @ The Ruin
Dee Ajayi @ The Stable
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ The Lord Clifden
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Voyage presents: Roof Garden Party w/ Zaltan [4-Hour Set] @ The Mill
Festival Of Audacity Afterparty: Headlined by Lowkey @ The Mill
JIT @ The Rebel Chicken
The Long Ryders @ Hare & Hounds
Cafe Artum 1st Birthday w/ Jamie Tiller @ Hare & Hounds
Young Culture Free Reggae Party @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Ceri Justice & the Jury @ Hare & Hounds
A Few Good Men presents An Ode 2 Rawkus Records (In-Store) @ Cafe Artum
Cafe Artum’s 1st Birthday w/ Jamie Tiller @ Cafe Artum
OJ Sound Presents Culture Sessions @ Spotlight
Sam Redmore Takeover @ The Old Crown
Tropicando @ The Night Owl
White Flag Dares live at The Night Owl @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
THE CREATURE APPEAL + REAL COOL + AFTERGLOW + THE RESERVOIR CATS @ The Sunflower Lounge
Festival Of Audacity @ Various Birmingham Locations
Supersonic Festival 2019
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Independent Birmingham Festival @ Aston Hall
Afta Dark pres. The Birmingham Summer Beach Party! @ Lab 11
Sun 21 Jul 19
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Party in the Park. Hosted by Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice and Digbeth Dining Club @ Selly Park Rec
Funk City: The Terrace Party @ The Mill
FLARES + PRETTY VILE + THE NEW CONSISTENT @ The Sunflower Lounge
Supersonic Festival 2019
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Independent Birmingham Festival @ Aston Hall
Simmer Down Fest @ Handsworth Park
Mon 22 Jul 19
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Tue 23 Jul 19
Jazz @ The Spotted Dog
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Wed 24 Jul 19
Shonen Knife @ Hare & Hounds
DADDY LONG LEGS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ The Sunflower Lounge
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Thu 25 Jul 19
Tiki Thursdays with DJs @ Island Bar
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
C4 Headline Show 001 @ Hare & Hounds
MeMe Detroit / The Luka State / Hollows / Namsakē @ Hare & Hounds
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Fri 26 Jul 19
Jus Neil @ The Stable
1000 Trades Presents: Pitch Control 8pm–12am
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house at The Lord Clifden
Infiniteoperaco bring Besse, the beer opera, back @ Dig Brew
Tom Mason @ The Rebel Chicken
Aloof Presents: Summer Session (Disco and House) @ Hare & Hounds
Table Scraps @ Hare & Hounds
Martin Yates / El Sam / Zoey Lily / Stella @ The Castle & Falcon
Le Freak: The Get Down @ The Night Owl
Estate / Humanstairs / Marstone / Invade the Arcade / Ghozer @ Actress & Bishop
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Sat 27 Jul 19
Richie Rundle doing what he does best 7 – 12pm, free entry @ The Ruin
Call Me Unique @ The Stable
NOW HAM – A Night of Credible 80s 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
DJs @ The Victoria
DJs @ The Sun On The Hill
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ The Lord Clifden
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
Almaz & All That Jazz @ Bulls Head Brum
Toots and Boots @ The Rebel Chicken
Genuine Panama / Faith / Echo Gecco, The Rotanas @ The Victoria
For The Love of Brian @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Maz Mitrenko @ Hare & Hounds
Poolside Strut @ The Old Crown
Soul Saturdays presents: Shake You Down @ The Night Owl
Prone 2 Madness (Live Madness Tribute) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Stress Release / Bath Tub / Louis Croft (18+) @ Actress & Bishop
DEAF BALLOONS
+ DEAFS DOOR + HEADWIRED @ The Flapper
Birmingham Jazz Festival
One Records – Rooftop Session #2 @ Lab 11
MADE Festival 2019 : After Party @ Lab 11
MADE Festival 2019 @ Perry Park
Sun 28 Jul 19
DJs playing funk, disco, soul, house @ Digbeth Dining Club Venues
ABBA Tribute @ Bulls Head Brum
Sunset Sessions BHX Roof Garden @ The Mill
Beavertown & BBQ @ The Victoria
Sugarfoot Stomp Tea Party @ The Night Owl
Birmingham Jazz Festival
Tue 30 Jul 19
Jazz @ The Spotted Dog
Victoria, Birmingham w/Danny Gruff and Glove Compartment @ The Victoria
Wed 31 Jul 19
Low Red Moon/ Hannah Brown / Capsule Six / Fallen Ghost @ Hare & Hounds
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