Birmingham Club & Gig Guide June 2016

Our live music guide for Birmingham offers more original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings than anywhere else online. We work with The Birmingham Mail and local promoters each month to ensure you won’t be missing out on the very best Birmingham has to offer.

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It would be a crime not to mention the brilliant Lunar Festival which is curated by the same folk behind the Mostly Jazz fest. This year sees Psychemagik’s Magik Forest, Horse Meat Disco, Craig Charles, Magic Door disco playing late night tunes.

Headliners include Super Furry Animals, Mercury Rev, Television, Badly Drawn Boy, The Zombies, Os Mutantes, Matt Berry and The Maypoles, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Ibibio Sound Machine, Bill Ryder Jones, Amber Arcades to name but a few.

The resting place of Nick Drake sets the scene for a mercurial weekend of amazing music, an odyssey joining the dots across a vibrant psychedelic spectrum. Festival features arts, crafts, activities and games for all the ages, sumptuous food and drink and wide range of boutique accommodation. Festival runs from 3rd to 5th June near Tanworth in Arden.

1st June sees local lads Hankks play The Rainbow Venues, with another local band The Surrenders playing the same place on the 3rd. For those who were into 1980s electro hip hop, Egyptian Lover will be live at The Dark Horse also the 3rd.

Coloré Free Entry Club Night takes place at Hare And Hounds 4th June, expect cool electronic and house. The broken DJ beats of Bruk Up also take place at the Hare the same night.

The Big Bull’s Head in Digbeth is seeing a renaissance in live music via their funky little back yard. You can catch the raw Brummie sounds of Dead Sea Skulls Live – plus The Commonjets and Bangford the 4th June.

June 4th June is a busy one it seems. The Soul Hole with Paul Cook (Sunflower Lounge & Snobs legend) & Living for the Weekend live soul band grace the Night Owl, The Rainbow Warehouse Closing Party takes place and there’s also a Brazilian Street Party outside Club PST Digbeth, with a vibrant celebration of Brazilian music, dance and culture.

The Stable plays host to Shanty Town micro-fest with loads of free live music, live art, poetry, spoken word, and vinyl DJ The Deviant on the 5th. Fill your wellies with cider and pizza. 2pm-10pm.

This is Tmrw presents Nicholas Allbrook (of Aussie Psych band POND fame) at Hare And Hounds Monday 6th, OCEAN STATE (new Birmingham band) play O2 Institute 10th and the KinKs Heath Fest ft Ex-Kinks members celebrate 50th Anniversary of the band’s Birmingham Debut in various venues around Kings Heath. on Sunday 12 June. Various venues around Kings Heath. Sunday 12th.

CITY OF SOUNDS festival brings New Compositions In Jazz with Saxophonist Tim Garland 14 June at Adrian Boult Hall, offering of new jazz compositions and arrangements from Birmingham Conservatoire’s senior students.

World Tapas Day comes to El Borracho as they celebrate their 1st Birthday on 16th June with live Spanish music. Killer Wave Psych Special secure The Cult of Dom Keller at Hare & Hounds, Fri 17th. Fables x Leftfoot Presents: The Loft Party at Hare And Hounds also on Friday.

Cinematic Time Machine: Anatomy Of A Murder + Sean Gibbs Quartet are live at The Electric Cinema on the 18th. There’s a Marvin Gaye Night at The Night Owl on the 18th with MoseleleSongs and Sunshine* BBQ 19th. MAXIMO PARK fans can enjoy a Live DJ Set 18th June at The Actress & Bishop.

City of Colours – Street Art Festival takes place the 18th June around Digbeth and is one of the UKs largest celebrations of graffiti, street art and urban culture, a free event with art, music food and party vibes. Loaded Acoustic Sessions Launch with Chris Helme (Seahorses) 23rd at The Night Owl, Circles presents Goldie (MBE) at Hare And Hounds Saturday 25th, Funkshun presents house legend Marshall Jefferson 25th at Lab 11, The Night Owl Takeover at The Old Crown is on the 25th, with a Night Owl Vintage & Vinyl Fair the 26th ft rare psych music from International Submarine Club.

Future spaced out trippy jazz of Kamasi Washington will be resonating throughout the O2 Institute 29th June, and Alibis are at Ort Cafe the 29th, think Rod Stuart meets Paul Weller meets Turin Brakes.. It does work honest!

It’s a busy month at The Old Crown in Digbeth, Trad Fest happens on the 11th, City of Colours Official Opening Party the 17th – 18th, Official launch of the garden on the 24th with the Night Owl Takeover

There’s live music at The Botanist every night, and tonnes of soulful DJs including T-Bird, Steve Jones & Sam Redmore play The Victoria and Island Bar weekends with Sound and Vision quiz hosted every Tuesday (The Vic). The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs and live music in their Sunsets night every Sunday from 6pm. Also on Sundays, Digbeth’s The Old Crown brings its Sunday Social gigs from 6pm. Watch out for weekend DJ sets from Morais Vibes and Lee at The Bureau with some rooftop Vinyl action weekends. The amazing Rofuto Skybar plays host to soulful chilled out DJs every Friday & Sat night, not forgetting the now legendary Lord Clifden which sees the best in balearic, house, disco and soul DJs every Friday with the Collective, Soulshare, Loose Joints, and The Great Outdoors celebrate their last Spring session on the 4th bringing the very best in local and international balearic, nu-disco DJs to the Jewellery Quarter. They return for a full summer line up the 16th July (don’t forget the Sunday Roasts too!). Enjoy!

All Club & Live Music Listings

Wed 1 June 2016

Gregory Peck’s, Jazz, Funk, and Soul Open Mic Night @ The Night Owl
The Soul Hole with Paul Cook (Sunflower) & Living for the Weekend live soul band @ The Night Owl
Second City Sounds – FREE live music from unsigned artists @Island Bar
Oobleck Live Present Adam Green & Friends @ Hare & Hounds
Impact Present Jump The Shark & Shrinking Violets @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Jazzlines Free Gigs: Elliott Sansom & Gareth Fowler @ Bramall Music Building Foyer
LAURA J MARTIN + LEE ENDRES + AARON JACKSON @ Ort Cafe
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist
HANKKS + SEMANTICS + CREATURES + QUINN @ The Rainbow Venues

Thu 2 June 2016

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Night (Blues Thursday) @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Manilla Road Comedy monthly comedy night featuring a combination of the finest acts on the circuit along with upcoming new talent. @ The Victoria
Meet the brewer Siren Craft @ The Victoria
Tiki Thursday – £1 off all Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – late @Island Bar
This Is Tmrw Present Joanna Gruesome @ Hare & Hounds
Leftfoot & THSH Present Mammal Hands @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Fri 3 June 2016

KOKO Friday’s Northern Soul/Motown/Ska with Top DJ’s @ The Night Owl
DJ Morais Vibes (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
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
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Prok & Georgia 8.30pm @ The Stable
DJ Jake Wilks aka Shimmy Shimmy Ya! spins the finest in soul, funk, hip-hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
Loaded – Playing premium Indie tracks and funky classics @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @Island Bar
Friday DJs playing Soul, Funk, Latin, Disco & Raregroove 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
Carnival Magnifico @ The Rainbow Venues
GOODALL + RINSE + THE SURRENDERS + JUNK @ The Rainbow Venues
SUNDARA KARMA + INHEAVEN + PLEASURE HOUSE @ The Rainbow Venues
Heritage Present Grant Nelson & Guests @ Hare & Hounds
Pilgrimage with Tiny Beast, Koco & Young Pilgrims @ Hare & Hounds
Lunar Festival 2016 @ Umberslade Farm Park
THE URBAN VOODOO MACHINE @ The Flapper
ROBERT CRAIG OULTON @ O2 Institute Blue Room
Egyptian Lover Live @ The Dark Horse
DUB FICTION ft DUB SMUGGLERS AND RTA @ ClubPST
The Coopers plus special guests – Live @ The Big Bulls Head
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Sat 4 June 2016

The Great Outdoors ft DJ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith and Special Guests with a 1st class selection of Disco, House & Boogie sounds. Mid afternoon – late @ The Lord Clifden
Lee McBride (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Paradise Brothers 8.30pm @ The Stable
DJ Jordan Hot Wax – Playing the best hip-hop, r’n’b, funk and sould @ The Victoria
Shimmy Shimmy Ya & Chris Wise DJ both floors of Island Bar for Bank Holiday, free entry 9pm – 3am @Island Bar
Tiki Bar: Dj Shuffle – Party guests get to choose what the DJ plays. @Island Bar
Saturday DJs playing Electro Swing, Funk, Soul beats 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
The Rainbow Warehouse Closing Party @ The Rainbow Venues
Playaz 20th Anniversary @ The Rainbow Venues
AGMP Present The Parlotones (Early Show) @ Hare & Hounds
Bruk Up – Broken Beats, Soulful House & Electronica @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Andy Bennett (OCS) @ Hare & Hounds
Lunar Festival 2016 @ Umberslade Farm Park
Magic Door @ Lunar Festival
Godskitchen The Last Dance Saturday : BBQ @ Spotlight
Carnival Magnifico After Party @ Spotlight
Sensateria Psych Club Night @ Lunar Festival
BRAZILIAN STREET PARTY @ ClubPST
Live Latin Music from 7:30 pm @ El Borracho
PUB BOOT – Vintage / Art / Bric & Brac/ vinyls / Jewlerry & more
Dead Sea Skulls Live – plus The Commonjets, Bangford – More TBA @ The Big Bulls Head

Sun 5 June 2016

Lunar Festival 2016 @ Umberslade Farm Park
Blues Club Barbecue with Hannah Johnson & the Broken Hearts @ The Night Owl
Sunsets. The best new musical talent spanning a breadth of genres! Free Entry @ The Sun on The Hill
Sin Sunday DJs & Roasts R Us @ The Lord Clifden
Sunday Classics 6pm Free Entry @ The Spotted Dog
Shanty Town Festival 2pm start @ The Stable
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free! @Island Bar
The Stairs Live @ Hare & Hounds
Punks Alive Present Backdoor Action, Headsticks, Sad Sally, Dregs & Supernaut @ Hare & Hounds
Ska Sunday June edition SKABUCKS featuring Those Fine Strangers Free entry / Free Food @ Actress & Bishop

Mon 6 June 2016

MotoMo Monday with DJ Samm spinnin soul classics from Tamela to Stax @ The Lord Clifden
This Is Tmrw Present Nicholas Allbrook (Pond) @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Tue 7 June 2016

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Sound and Vision quiz hosted every Tuesday evening by the now legendary Mr Simon. Quiz starts from 8pm with the winners receiving a £30 bar tab and the runners up a £15 one. 8PM start, £1 entry @ The Victoria
Kings Heath Food Assembly @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Wed 8 June 2016

Skeptic In The Pub – opportunity for people who are interested in science, skepticism, rationalism, critical thinking to socialise and discuss matters of interest @ The Victoria
Geek Quiz – Do you know your comics, games & films prove it! 730pm, £1 per head to enter, prizes to be won @Island Bar
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Thu 9 June 2016

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Night (Blues Thursday) @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Tiki Thursday – £1 off all Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – late @Island Bar
Birmingham Promoters Present Charlotte Carpenter @ Hare & Hounds
BEACH SLANG @ The Sunflower Lounge
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Fri 10 June 2016

DJ Morais Vibes (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
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
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Bear 8.30pm @ The Stable
Baddies Boogie – Acoustic mixing the best of natinal and local acoustic talent @ The Victoria
DJs Takin’ Care of Business playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9-2am @ The Victoria
DJ Sam Redmore playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @Island Bar
Friday DJs playing Soul, Funk, Latin, Disco & Raregroove 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
Birmingham Promoters Present Ben Watt Band Feat. Bernard Butler (Early Show) @ Hare & Hounds
Vice Is Nice Club Night @ Hare & Hounds
Die Das Der Present Post War Glamour Girls & Frauds (EP Launch) @ Hare & Hounds
Catapult Club feat. Rubio: Rubio, The Roscoes, Bolshie, Priests to Pilots, Pelican Fly @ o2 Academy
Jazzlines Free Gigs: John Martin’s Hidden Notes @ Symphony Hall Café Bar
Julian Arguelles’ Tetra with Percy Pursglove @ Adrian Boult Hall
OCEAN STATE (new Birmingham band) @ O2 Institute The Blue Room
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Sat 11 June 2016

Disco, House & Boogie sounds + Euro coverage live @ The Lord Clifden
Lee McBride (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Julian Rose Gibbs 9pm @ The Stable
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ The Victoria
Euro 2016 – England Russia 8pm @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @Island Bar
2 Floors of DJs, Main Bar T-Bird. Tiki Bar – Hot Wax 8pm – late, free @Island Bar
Saturday DJs playing Electro Swing, Funk, Soul beats 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
Euros 2016 – England V Russia Live Plus Free After Party – 8pm Kick Off @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Maz Miztrenko @ Hare & Hounds
BIG DEAL + FOX CHAPEL + PAPER BUOYS @ The Sunflower Lounge
Luke Vibert @ The Dark Horse
Strictly Bangerz presents D-Drive’s Birthday Bash @ ClubPST
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist
Trad Fest @ The Old Crown

Sun 12 June 2016

Sunday Social: James Leese / Mike Moloney / Cathal Keenan @ The Old Crown
Sunsets. The best new musical talent spanning a breadth of genres! Free Entry @ The Sun on The Hill
Sin Sunday DJs & Roasts R Us @ The Lord Clifden
Acoustic Night @Island Bar
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free! @Island Bar
Kings Heath Walk of Fame Present Kast Off Kinks @ Hare & Hounds
DANCING IN THE STREET Motown’s Greatest Hits! @ Town Hall
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Mon 13 June 2016

MotoMo Monday with DJ Samm spinnin soul classics from Tamela to Stax @ The Lord Clifden
Traditional Irish Music Session 8pm @ The Spotted Dog
BEN FOLDS & yMusic @ Symphony Hall
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Tue 14 June 2016

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Profitganda Improv Comedy @ The Victoria
Kings Heath Food Assembly @ Hare & Hounds
Nashville in Concert @ Symphony Hall
CITY OF SOUNDS: New Compositions In Jazz with Saxophonist Tim Garland @ Adrian Boult Hall
Jazzlines Free Gigs: Lee Jones Quintet@ The Jam House
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Wed 15 June 2016

Birmingham Salon @ The Victoria
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Thu 16 June 2016

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Night (Blues Thursday) @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Euro 2016 – England Wales 2pm @ The Victoria
Hit the Ode : electrifying spoken word by the best poets from around the corner – and around the world. @ The Victoria
Hilarity Ensues, Comedy night in the Tiki Bar, FREE! Donations welcome! @Island Bar
Tiki Thursday – £1 off all Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – late @Island Bar
Euros 2016 – England V Wales Live – 2pm Kick Off @ Hare & Hounds
Young Culture Presents – Style & Fashion Launch Party! @ The Night Owl
El Borracho First Birthday and World Tapas Day! With Live Music @ El Borracho
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Fri 17 June 2016

DJ Morais Vibes (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
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
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Back2Life 9pm @ The Stable
Baddies Boogie – Acoustic mixing the best of natinal and local acoustic talent @ The Victoria
DJ Chris Wise – Expect the best mi of soul, Motown, Northern Sould, 60s RnB, Ska, Funk, Disco… @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @Island Bar
Friday DJs playing Soul, Funk, Latin, Disco & Raregroove 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
Get Together Presents Murlo @ The Rainbow Venues
Fables & Leftfoot Present The Loft Party @ Hare & Hounds
Killer Wave Psych Special with The Cult of Dom Keller @ Hare & Hounds
Dr John Cooper Clarke plus special guests @ Town Hall
Jazzlines Free Gigs: Sona Jobarteh @ Symphony Hall Café Bar
Pete Churchill & Mishka Adams – Stories to Tell @ The Glee Club
KOKO Friday’s Northern Soul/Motown/Ska with Top DJ’s @ The Night Owl
Shaun Gamboll Walsh & The Plagiarists @ The Big Bulls Head
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist
City of Colours Official Opening Party @ The Old Crown

Sat 18 June 2016

City of Colours @ The Old Crown
Disco, House & Boogie sounds + Euro coverage live @ The Lord Clifden
Lee McBride (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Ed Geater 8.30pm @ The Stable
Construction Time Again – DJ Muncle Free entry – £1 from 11-1 @ The Victoria
DJ Lee Goodman at the main bar / DJ Dattoll Tiki Bar @Island Bar
Saturday DJs playing Electro Swing, Funk, Soul beats 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
AGMP Present Angelic Upstarts (Early Show) @ Hare & Hounds
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Club Night @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The Frenzies @ Hare & Hounds
Cinematic Time Machine: Anatomy Of A Murder + Sean Gibbs Quartet @ The Electric Cinema
PROSE @ The Flapper
City of Colours – Street Art Festival @ Digbeth
City of Colours Festival – After Party featuring Nicky Blackmarket Fleck Aries Cheshire Cat Mr Switch. @ ClubPST
Marvin Gaye Night @ The Night Owl
MAXIMO PARK – Live DJ Set @ Actress & Bishop
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Sun 19 June 2016

Sunsets. The best new musical talent spanning a breadth of genres! Free Entry @ The Sun on The Hill
Sunday Social: Brains For Breakfast / Waylor / AC Thomas / James Attwood @ The Old Crown
Sin Sunday DJs & Roasts R Us @ The Lord Clifden
Sunday Classics 6pm Free Entry @ The Spotted Dog
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free! @Island Bar
Edinburgh Fringe Preview show – Board Game Smackdown with James Cook @ Hare & Hounds
Kings Heath Dining Club Street Closure @ Hare & Hounds
Moselele – Songs and Sunshine* BBQ @ The Night Owl
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Mon 20 June 2016

MotoMo Monday with DJ Samm spinnin soul classics from Tamela to Stax @ The Lord Clifden
Euro 2016 England Slovakia 8pm @ The Victoria
Euros 2016 – England v Slovenia – 8pm Kick Off @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Tue 21 June 2016

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Kings Heath Food Assembly @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Wed 22 June 2016

CROBOT @ The Rainbow Venues
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Thu 23 June 2016

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Night (Blues Thursday) @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Tiki Thursday – £1 off all Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – late @Island Bar
Loaded Acoustic Sessions Launch with Chris Helme (Seahorses) @ The Night Owl
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Fri 24 June 2016

Official launch of the garden @ The Old Crown
DJ Morais Vibes (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
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
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Gary Ward 8.30pm @ The Stable
Catapult Club – Live gigs @ The Victoria
DJs Takin’ Care of Business playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9-2am @ The Victoria
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @Island Bar
Friday DJs playing Soul, Funk, Latin, Disco & Raregroove 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
AGMP Present Dexy’s Bootleg Runners (Early Show) @ Hare & Hounds
Young Culture Present Curtis Lynch, Jam Jah Sound, Cuppa T & Young Culture Sound @ Hare & Hounds
Moodfix v Bad Practice Club Night @ Hare & Hounds
Saul Williams @ O2 Institute
Jazzlines Free Gigs: Didier @ Symphony Hall Café Bar
IVORY WAVE @ O2 Institute The Blue Room
Jeff Lynne’s ELO Alone in the Universe Tour @ NIA
Mad Dawg Gemini Link Up Party @ ClubPST
LE FREAK: Late Night Disco @ The Night Owl
SRB (Samuel Rogers Band) / Natural Emotions / Grafton Ash / Rich FX @ Actress & Bishop
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Sat 25 June 2016

Disco, House & Boogie sounds + Euro coverage live @ The Lord Clifden
Lee McBride (applaudio audio) playing funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Namiwa Jazz 8.30pm @ The Stable
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ The Victoria
HOLIDAY 80’s Disco Sassy sounds served by: THE PRINCESS
DEEP RED, BUCKO ‘THE BUCK SHOT’ BUCKLEY, Free before 10pm, £3 after, 9-2am @ The Victoria
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @Island Bar
Saturday DJs playing Electro Swing, Funk, Soul beats 7pm – 1am @ Rofuto Skybar
Circles Present Goldie @ Hare & Hounds
TRÖNIKA present Dark Chambers, Sebastian Eric & More @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Midnight City @ Hare & Hounds
Sax in the City – Saturday 25 June @ Symphony Hall Café Bar
Funkshun presents Marshall Jefferson @ Lab 11
The Night Owl Takeover at The Old Crown @ The Night Owl
The Bandidos Latin Brazilian rhythms from 7:00 pm @ El Borracho
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist
Night Owl Takeover @ The Old Crown

Sun 26 June 2016

Sunsets. The best new musical talent spanning a breadth of genres! Free Entry @ The Sun on The Hill
Sin Sunday DJs & Roasts R Us @ The Lord Clifden
Industry Island Paradise Brothers DJ & offers on decent drinks for hard working shift workers! 9pm – 3am, free! @Island Bar
H&H Comedy Present Ellie Taylor (John Bishop Show) @ Hare & Hounds
The Sons of Pitches @ Town Hall
COLD OCEAN LIES (ACOUSTIC) @ The Sunflower Lounge
The Night Owl Vintage & Vinyl Fair + The International Submarine Club @ The Night Owl
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist
Sunday Social: Bear / The Fidgets / Joanna Karselis / Amika Barnett @ The Old Crown

Mon 27 June 2016

MotoMo Monday with DJ Samm spinnin soul classics from Tamela to Stax @ The Lord Clifden
Traditional Irish Music Session 8pm @ The Spotted Dog
George Benson in Concert @ Symphony Hall
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Tue 28 June 2016

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Sound and Vision quiz hosted every Tuesday evening by the now legendary Mr Simon. Quiz starts from 8pm with the winners receiving a £30 bar tab and the runners up a £15 one. 8PM start, £1 entry @ The Victoria
Kings Heath Food Assembly @ Hare & Hounds
An Evening with Kenny G @ THSH
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Wed 29 June 2016

Second City Sounds – FREE live music from unsigned artists @Island Bar
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Kamasi Washington @ O2 Institute
Oddisee & Good Compny @ O2 Institute
ALIBIS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Ort Cafe
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

Thu 30 June 2016

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Blues Night (Blues Thursday) @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
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
Tiki Thursday – £1 off all Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – late @Island Bar
Glasswerk Present John Bramwell (I Am Kloot) @ Hare & Hounds
SEAL @ Symphony Hall
Live music, featuring a selection of classic/contemporary acoustic rock, pop and soul & blues @ The Botanist

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