Brumbeat Gig Guide September 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for September 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.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in association with Middle Child, presents A WORLD PREMIÈRE – REBEL MUSIC at The DOOR, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Thursday 19 September – Saturday 5 October. A Diverse Musical Legacy Of The Midlands Celebrated.

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 September 2019

Sun 1 September 2019
Matt’s Fest @ The Night Owl
Mon 2 September 2019
Neighbourhd @ The Night Owl
Tue 3 September 2019
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
The Shufflepack – Henrys Blues House @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Frankie and The Witch Fingers, Thee MVPS, Krook Nootz @ Hare & Hounds
Wed 4 September 2019
Open Mic night hosted by Luke Webley @ Actress & Bishop
Thu 5 September 2019
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Kaleidoscope (Nonsuch, Super Lemon Days, Boogeyman and the Ghouls) @ The Night Owl
Live Latin Jazz @ Fiesta del Asado Solihull
After Edinburgh @ Hare & Hounds
High Vis The Anchor Take-Over @ The Anchor
Fri 6 September 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
Come Together With Stride @ The Night Owl
James Reidy Single Launch Party + Idol Pilots Society + Naomi Dawes @ The Castle and Falcon
Dead Pixels : Fifth Element Theme – £1 Entry Free to Play @ Mama Roux’s
UN:KNWN Presents: Vital, KY & Ben Snow @ The Mill
Format: Voigtmann & Julian Alexander @ Spotlight
Stable Sessions: The Bandidos @ The Stable
Solars / Echo Gecco / FORT / Jeremiah A.D. @ Actress & Bishop
Frequency presents Jey Kurmis, Yingyang B2B Ren Phillips @ Mama Roux’s
Sat 7 September 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
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Tom Mason playing the good kind of music, 7pm – 12 @ The Ruin
The Night Owl’s Soul and Funk Brunch @ The Night Owl
Bez and Rowetta presents on the sixth day god created Manchester @ The Night Owl
Pythia + Special Guests @ The Castle and Falcon
Huey Morgan’s NYC Roof Party @ The Mill
TRMNL Rooftop Session #002 @ Lab11
Moho: A Bizarre Journey @ Spotlight
Stable Sessions: DJ Craig Ward @ The Stable
Capsule Six / The Motive / Speakeasy / Returned Gifts / Vonics @ Actress & Bishop
Getting Away With It indie alternative clubnight @ Hare & Hounds
Pigeonhole @1000 Trades
Myriam Adams / The Silver Lines / Kasina @ The Victoria
Rai Kah Mercury / Murmur / Sleep Patterns @ Sunflower Lounge
Moho Summer Session & Hi Vis Party Free Entry @ The Old Crown
High Vis all dayer! live art and music from 11am, official afterparty from 10pm. With music from The Nextmen, Aries, Cromatouch and many more @ The Engine Room, Digbeth
High Vis Street Culture Festival Digbeth
Sun 8 September 2019
Make it Reggae! Closing party @ The Night Owl
Northern Soul & Motown Night @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Beer Blues Sunday ft co headliners: Neu’Shea & Ruth Kokumo @ Actress & Bishop
Mon 9 September 2019
Frankie Lee + Paul McClure @ Hare & Hounds
Tue 10 September 2019
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Gipsy Rufina – Henrys Blues House @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Wed 11 September 2019
The Actress Acoustic Sessions @ Actress & Bishop
Sharon Shannon & Seckou Keita @ Hare & Hounds
Froth w/ Brain Food & The New Righteous Mood @ Hare & Hounds
Hattie Briggs / Danielle Cawdell / Silas Burke @ Cuban Embassy
Thu 12 September 2019
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
An Audience with Pearce Macca (The Clause) plus guests @ Actress & Bishop
King Khan’s Louder Than Death + support @ Hare & Hounds
Inme, LeBrock & Oxygen Thief @ Hare & Hounds
Lincoln Durham, Harry Jordan, Brass Hip Flask @ The Victoria
Fri 13 September 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
White Flag Dares + Ruth Kokumo + Jadey Leigh @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
BBC Introducing: Spilt Milk Society + Flares + The Verse @ The Castle and Falcon
Next Noun’s on Me – Round 3 – Digbeth Dining Club @ Mama Roux’s
Ultimate Power @ The Mill
Boiler Room @ Lab11
The Sums plus Roseville and Burnside @ Actress & Bishop
Fantastic! An 80s Club Night @ Hare & Hounds
The Common EP Launch @ The Victoria
Sat 14 September 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
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Peaky Blinders Festival @ The Ruin
The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival @ Digbeth Arena
Afta Dark pres. The Birmingham Full Moon Party! @ Lab11
Voyage presents: 1st Birthday w/ Leo Pol [2hr Live] @ Spotlight
Blue Dot Radio @1000 Trades
Third Eye Collective @ Mama Roux’s
Sun 15 September 2019
Adrian Marx – A tribute to Bon Jovi and Bryan Adams @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival @ Digbeth Arena
Tom Walker & Christie Reeves (Tom & Christie) @ Actress & Bishop
Emo Disco – In Love & Death Special @ Hare & Hounds
The Stones at RollKing Stones Fest 2019 @ Hare & Hounds
56th Anniversary of Rolling Stones Birmingham Debut to be celebrated @ Fletchers and Hare & Hounds
Mon 16 September 2019
Ferris & Sylvester / Sam Johnson @ Hare & Hounds
Tue 17 September 2019
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
58’s Blues Band – Henrys Blues House @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Big Heath @ Hare & Hounds
Stephen Malkmus [solo] *SOLD OUT* @ Hare & Hounds
Free New Material Comedy Show @ The Victoria
ZUZU @ The Sunflower Lounge
Wed 18 September 2019
Open Mic night hosted by Luke Webley @ Actress & Bishop
The Delegates UK Tour @ Hare & Hounds
New Material Night @1000 Trades
The Velveteers @ The Victoria
Thu 19 September 2019
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Spear of Destiny @ Hare & Hounds
The Chesterf!elds @ Hare & Hounds
No Hot Ashes / Roma Co @ The Sunflower Lounge
Fri 20 September 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 + Barefoot In The Head DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Sensateria with The Sensation Seekers @ The Night Owl
Live Latin Jazz @ Fiesta del Asado Solihull
Jayda G, Eclair Fifi & Ruby Savage @ Cafe Artum
Headshrinkers / Handwaxx / The Fauna / The Raiders @ Actress & Bishop
Theon Cross @ Hare & Hounds
Jayda G, Eclair Fifi & Ruby Savage @ Hare & Hounds
Bermuda / Fat Cat / The Serpents / Afterglow / China Moon @ The Victoria
Sat 21 September 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
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
The Ruin is 2! With Digbeth Funk and Soul sessions with Paul Finn and Michael McGhee, 7pm – 12 @ The Ruin
The Night Owl’s Disco Brunch @ The Night Owl
Marquis Drive (live indie and Britpop covers) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Bleach + Kanvas + Stress Release + Just For Now + Chuck + Nameless Faces Band @ The Castle and Falcon
Cleverco Cabaret Show @ Mama Roux’s
Summer Of Love – Freshers Boogie + Circo pre party @ The Mill
02.31 pres FLAVA D – Extended Set @ Lab11
Freshers Rave @ Lab11
Hare & Hounds hosts – Nu:Groove @ Hare & Hounds
Sum Cellar presents DJ Zinc @ Hare & Hounds
The Old Crowns 651st Birthday @ The Old Crown
Erase and Refind Mix tape night – indie to punk, rock to retro @ Digbeth Works
Sun 22 September 2019
Sugarfoot Stomp Tea Party @ The Night Owl
David Bowie Tribute – Graham Bowie @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Applebum Freshers Sunday Special @ The Mill
Steve Ajao Blues Giants @ Actress & Bishop
Xander & The Peace Pirates + Dizraeli @ Hare & Hounds
FUR / Sleepy Heads @ The Sunflower Lounge
Mon 23 September 2019
Loco Disco: Freshers Ball @ Spotlight
Paul Gilbert @ The Mill
Camp Cope @ Hare & Hounds
Tue 24 September 2019
Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
David Moore Blues Band – Henrys Blues House @ The Bull’s Head, Brum
Freshers X @ The Mill Rooftop
Applebum / Birmingham / LAB11 / Block Party @ Lab11
The Howl & The Hum / Talkboy @ Hare & Hounds
Wed 25 September 2019
Nimbus • The Launch @ The Mill
SoulJam | Lost in Music | Birmingham Double Header Pt. 1 @ Lab11
The Actress Acoustic Sessions @ Actress & Bishop
Get Loud 2019: Akala @ Hare & Hounds
Alex Francis @ The Sunflower Lounge
Thu 26 September 2019
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Captain Suun + The Devil & Joe Joseph @ The Night Owl
Freshers Carnival x @ The Mill
TEKTU. Presents: Freshers 19 @ Lab11
KOYO + MOHIT @ Hare & Hounds
Fri 27 September 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 Disco V 1970s Hip Hop @ The Night Owl
LOST Freshers Festival @ The Mill
Magic Door @ Lab11
Visionbombing Live (Audio Visual Hip Hop Night) @ Cafe Artum
Fleetwood Mac Night @ Spotlight
Ghost Town x Hooker Club presents: Eliphino @ Hare & Hounds
The Arosa / Echo Gecco / Mosaics / Faith @ The Victoria
Sat 28 September 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
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Desert Island Discs vol. 11, 12pm – 7:30 – Richie Rundle 7:30 – 12 @ The Ruin
The Night Owl Takeover The Old Crown @ The Night Owl
Big Boss Man @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and retro club night @ The Night Owl
Arcade Hearts + Crymson @ The Castle and Falcon
Kings of the Rollers: Royal Rumble @ The Mill
The Acid Experiment @ Lab11
PNKSLM’s Slime Ball @ Hare & Hounds
Heritage Breaks: Freestylers VS Blapps Posse (Matt/Aston DJ Set) @ Hare & Hounds
Shai Brides & Miss June Co-Headline Show @ The Flapper
Blue Nation / Hardwicke Circus / Mind At Large @ The Sunflower Lounge
The Night Owl Takeover @ The Old Crown
Sun 29 September 2019
Shakedown presents: MeMe Detroit Plus Guests @ Actress & Bishop
Diddy Sweg – The Launch Party @ Hare & Hounds
Mon 30 September 2019
Crow Black Chicken @ The Robin 2 in Bilston
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