Brumbeat Gig Guide March 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for March 2020, 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.

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 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 with Bourne & Co hosting Damian (UK Vibe/Barefoot In The Head) every Saturday – also catch Damian every Friday at The Plough, Harborne.

A range of regular monthly DJ and jazz nights nights take place at 1000 Trades. 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 and Attic Brew hosts some top DJs and live bands various weekends. For the best in blues check out Henry’s Blues every Tuesday at Bull’s Head Brum.

Recommended Music Events March 2020

Mon 2 Mar 20

SOLD OUT: The Staves / Matilda Man @ Castle and Falcon
Neighbourhd #32 @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl

Tue 3 Mar 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum

Wed 4 Mar 20

The Rumjacks @ Castle and Falcon
Listening Sessions March Showcase @ The Hare & Hounds

Thu 5 Mar 20

Kaleidoscope #20 – Liquid Cheeks / Rosary / Herbals @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
TEKTU. Presents – TEKTU. 6th Birthday @ Lab 11
Floating World @ Café Artum
Quality Reggae Roots @ Actress & Bishop
Ash Sheehan Live @ Actress & Bishop
The Picturebooks @ The Hare & Hounds
Jadu Heart ‘Melt Away Tour’ @ The Hare & Hounds
Suckerpunch · Shanghai Treason · Hot Little Hands · The Scumbags @ Dead Wax Digbeth

Fri 6 Mar 20

Come Together Presents: Stride @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
MeMe Detroit and Glass Ceilings play The Bear Tavern for International Women’s Day Bear Grooves Gig @ Bear Tavern
The Social Club – Spotlight Party! @ Spotlight
Digbeth Records w/ Truly Madly & Dr Banana @ Mama Roux
Thirdeye Collective – Joshua Puerta & Mark Radford @ Lab 11
Rhytmo #4 @ Café Artum
Cherry Suede at Actress & Bishop (Mar 6, 2020) @ Actress & Bishop
Tassos Spiliotopoulus @ 1000 Trades
1000 Trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris
NSR Presents: POWER 2020 @ The Hare & Hounds
Futurepast Zine with West Norwood Cassette Library @ The Hare & Hounds
Andy John Jones & the Ginkgo Milk @ Dead Wax
Mosaics / By Devices / The Bracket @ The Victoria
Catapult Club feat. Southern Smoke @ O2 Institute

Sat 7 Mar 20

Ben Watt / Keeley Forsyth @ Castle and Falcon
Switch @ Castle and Falcon
Slag Mag present International Women’s Day Festival 2020 @ The Night Owl
Soul Sisters with Cate and Co @ The Night Owl
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Esther Turner @ The Bull’s Head
Body People x Digbeth Dining Club @ Digbeth Dining Club
Afta-Dark pres Hannah Wants – This saturday @ Lab 11
Stable Sessions: Jack and Mike Band @ The Stable
1000 Trades Presents: Downtempo Disco
Wax On !!!! @ The Hare & Hounds
The Acid Experiment x Heritage soundsystem @ The Hare & Hounds
Fergus Channell / Demelza / Tradin’ Fives / Olly Powell @ Dead Wax
Bleach / Honey I Shot The President / Bear Witness / Motives @ The Asylum Venue
Duffy laying Soul and Disco vibes @ The Ruin

Sun 8 Mar 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Jazz Connective: Olivia Murphy, Stella Roberts & Meesha Fones @ Mama Roux
AFTA DARK After Party @ Lab 11
Beer Blues Sunday ft Steve Ajao & The Blues Giants @ Actress & Bishop
Jazz Orchestra ft. Juice Aleem @ The Hare & Hounds

Mon 9 Mar 20

Highland Park Whisky Tasting – tickets only £5 @ The Old Crown
Employed To Serve @ Mama Roux
Declan J Donovan / Eliza May / Lucy Shaw @ The Hare & Hounds

Tue 10 Mar 20

The Father Ted Quiz hosted by characters from Father Ted @ The Old Crown
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
The Whiskey Brothers play Henry’s Blueshouse @ The Bull’s Head
Georgia Live @ Mama Roux
Gaffa Tape Sandy / Beach Riot / Quentin Francis @ Dead Wax
Eliza Shaddad / Charlotte Carpenter @ The Cuban Embassy

Wed 11 Mar 20

The Actress Acoustic Sessions with Joe Oakes @ Actress & Bishop
Dave Haslam: The Haçienda, Manchester & Courtney Love [talk] @ The Hare & Hounds

Thu 12 Mar 20

Joe Talbot in Conversation with Alan McGee @ The Night Owl
SOLD OUT Coach trip to Cheltenham Races @ DJ Quinn’s
An evening with Paul McGrath @ The Old Crown
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
iluvlive Birmingham @ The Hare & Hounds
Swampmeat Family Band SXSW Fundraiser @ The Hare & Hounds
Laura Oakes / Jen North @ The Cuban Embassy

Fri 13 Mar 20

Motown Night with The Midnight City Soul Band + DJs @ The Night Owl
Gold cup day with Ash Sheehan (live) @ DJ Quinn’s
St. Patrick’s Parade Day at DJ Quinns w/ Slibhin (live) @ DJ Quinn’s
Fleetwood Mac Vs Queen @ The Old Crown
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
The Frenzies play Birmingham Rocks @ The Bull’s Head
Format: Sugar Free @ Mama Roux
AFTA BASS 2020 launch party with Skepsis @ Lab 11
Eyes Shut – Launch 13/03/20 – £2 Early Birds up now @ Lab 11
Bugeye w/ Flake & Mvnich @ Actress & Bishop
Craig Charles DJ Set @ The Hare & Hounds
Catapult Club feat. The Mood @ O2 Academy

Sat 14 Mar 20

Switch @ Castle and Falcon
Brain Food EP Launch Party @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Six Nations Super Saturday with Guest List (live) @ DJ Quinn’s
St. Patrick’s Parade Day Fundraiser – Six Nations + Goats Don’t Shave! @ The Old Crown
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Conor O’Rourke @ The Bull’s Head
Fever presents Jackmaster @ Lab 11
Stable Sessions: Oneironauts @ The Stable
Among the Echoes – Naked Lunch – Koburg and SYNTH @ Actress & Bishop
London Calling play The Clash – Sandinista! + Northern Soul @ The Hare & Hounds
Evolve Spring Party @ The Engine Room
IDLES DJ Set @ The Hare & Hounds
Alessi’s Ark / Michael King @ The Cuban Embassy
Richie Rundle plays it low and slow @ The Ruin

Sun 15 Mar 20

Castle and Falcon St. Patrick’s After Party @ Castle and Falcon
The Mighty Craic! Free St Patrick’s Parade Day Party @ The Night Owl
The Old Crown St. Patrick’s Parade Day Party @ The Old Crown
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Rising Merch Faces of Death 2020 @ Mama Roux
The Ruth Kokumo Showcase @ Actress & Bishop

Mon 16 Mar 20

Bad//Dreems – Birmingham @ Castle and Falcon
Ceili Night: live music, dancing and great Craic @ The Engine Room

Tue 17 Mar 20

Squid / Kaputt *SOLD OUT* @ Castle and Falcon
St. Patrick’s Day at DJ Quinns w/ Ire-Ish @ DJ Quinn’s
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
After The Burial @ Mama Roux
Andy Shauf / Molly Sarlé @ The Hare & Hounds

Wed 18 Mar 20

An Evening with Romeo of the Magic Numbers @ The Hare & Hounds

Thu 19 Mar 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Triple Cooked: LAB11 – Odyssey @ Lab 11
TFSP: Cigarette Social Club – Single Launch @ The Hare & Hounds
Midge / Georgia Fenwick @ Dead Wax

Fri 20 Mar 20

DonGURALesko @ Castle and Falcon
The Cracked Actors live at The Night Owl @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
The Garage Band play Birmingham Rocks @ The Bull’s Head
Skankandbass @ Lab 11
The Hut @ Café Artum
TFSP: The Shoebills @ Actress & Bishop
1000 Trades Presents: Blue Dot Radio
Clark Tracey Quintet on tour @ 1000 Trades
Boiler Room pres. Bass & Percs: Birmingham @ The Hare & Hounds
Holy Youth Movement @ Dead Wax
Catapult Club feat. The Last Rogues @ O2 Academy

Sat 21 Mar 20

The Nu / La Dharma / Myriam Adams / Sundile @ Castle and Falcon
Switch @ Castle and Falcon
Marisa And The Moths / Hawxx / Nine Miles South @ The Engine Room
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Louie Forde @ The Bull’s Head
MY NU LENG & M8’s – U.K Tour @ Lab 11
Endless Summer 2020 series @ Café Artum
Stable Sessions: DJ Samson @ The Stable
POUT! @ The Hare & Hounds
Electric Cake Salad / Autumn Avenue @ Dead Wax
Roma Cove / The Five O Fives / The Jewellers @ Sunflower Lounge
The Victoria, Birmingham @ The Victoria
Lee Scratch Perry @ O2 Academy
80’s style with Paul Finn & Michael McGhee @ The Ruin

Sun 22 Mar 20

Sugarfoot Stomp Mother’s Day Tea Party @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
An Audience with Pearce Macca (The Clause) @ Actress & Bishop
Nordic Giants @ The Hare & Hounds
Real Lies / The New Consistent @ The Hare & Hounds

Mon 23 Mar 20

Humanist / White Noise Cinema / Hounder @ Sunflower Lounge

Tue 24 Mar 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
Pictish Trail @ The Hare & Hounds
Nimmo / Felix / Shai Brides @ The Hare & Hounds

Wed 25 Mar 20

SoulJam / The Tainted Love Tour @ Lab 11
Soul Acoustic 2020 Tour @ The Hare & Hounds
Sambroso Allstars perform the Buena Vista @ The Hare & Hounds
Dancing on Tables / Young Braves / Future Fires @ Sunflower Lounge
Invisions, A Titan A Deity, Phantom State, Colosseums @ The Victoria

Thu 26 Mar 20

False Heads @ Castle and Falcon
DIE DAS DER present Free Das Der #1 – with Hamer and Friends @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Applebum / Birmingham / Birthday Turn Up @ Lab 11
Will Downing Live @ The Hare & Hounds
Sløtface @ The Hare & Hounds

Fri 27 Mar 20

Saint Alto – Live Show Single Launch Party @ The Night Owl
Le Freak – Soul Train Special! @ The Night Owl
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
Sum Cellar: Riz La Teef + More @ Mama Roux
Low Steppa presents Boiling Point 2020 Tour @ Lab 11
Stable Sessions: Georgia & Prok @ The Stable
Hot Club de Swing – Swingamajig Warm up Show @ The Hare & Hounds
Retro Video Club @ Dead Wax
Catapult Club ft. Kitchen Party Club @ O2 Institute

Sat 28 Mar 20

Switch @ Castle and Falcon
Fleetingwood Mac @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Metz Jnr @ The Bull’s Head
Levels – #2 the loft @ Lab 11
Stable Sessions: Call Me Unique @ The Stable
The Arosa Live @ Actress & Bishop
Conor Coley / Astroboys / Naomi Dawes @ The Cuban Embassy
Open Arms @ Sunflower Lounge
Metal To The Masses – Heat 5 @ The Victoria

Sun 29 Mar 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
I Don’t Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky @ 1000 Trades

Tue 31 Mar 20

Hunter & The Bear / Stranded Astronaut @ Castle and Falcon
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
William DuVall (of Alice in Chains) @ O2 Academy
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