Live Music Birmingham Oct 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 October 2017check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full listings.

Stevie Parker at Flapper, 3rd. Club Lounge – Acoustic Sessions at Bull’s Head by Davenports. Magic Door 5th Birthday at Lab11, 6th. Estrons at Sunflower Lounge, 6th. Our friends are eclectic at Patrick Cav, Moseley, 6th. ATHLETICO with Greg Wilson and Renegade Soundwave at Hare And Hounds, 7th. The Skaliwags alternative 80s band play Night Owl, 6th. Dig? Soul & retro club night with Paul Cook & friends at Night Owl, 7th. John Power (Cast / The La’s) at Castle & Falcon, 7th

Nick Mulvey at O2 Institute, 9th. Joe Fox at Hare & Hounds, 12th. Floor shakers with Pep, Johnny Weston, plus guests at Night Owl, 13th. House of Jealous Lovers at Hare And Hounds, 13th. Pilgrimage: Juice Aleem /Delta Autumn /Young Pilgrims / UUOO at Hare And Hounds, 13th. Baby In Vain at Actress, 14th.

Mellow Gang at Sunflower Lounge, 17th. Becky Hill at O2 Institute, 20th. CIRQUE DU SOUL at RAINBOW VENUES, 20th. Project Birmingham & MoodFix Present: Mysteron at Hare And Hounds, 21st. All Years Leaving 2017 SaturdaySpring King, The Wytches, Pins at Hare And Hounds, 21st. Baby In Vain at O2 Institute, 22nd. Charlotte Carpenter at Sunflower Lounge, 23rd. All Years Leaving 2017 SundayIdles, Traams & More at Hare And Hounds, 23rd. London Grammar at O2 Academy Birmingham, 23rd.

Sleaford Mods at O2 Institute, 26th. Halloween Party at The Old Crown, 27th. Le Freak: Soul Train Tournament Round 2 at Night Owl with an awesome Halloween party, 27th. Day Of The Dead Halloween Party at Castle & Falcon, 27th. DJ Vadim – Reggae & Dancehall Set (Ninja Tune, BBE) at Hare And Hounds, 27th. The Mad Loves at Actress, 28th. Even Stranger Things Halloween Party at Night Owl, 28th. Hare & Hounds Presents Ibibio Sound Machine at Hare And Hounds, 29th. THIS IS TMRW present GHOSTPOET at MAMA ROUX’S, 31st.

See Also…

The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs on weekends with Snobs legend Paul CookThe Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic sets and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! If you love pizza then The Stable has live music and DJs each and every weekend. Morais Vibes plays disco soul and house at The Bureau every weekend, Digbeth Dining Club DJs entertain diners at Spotlight Fri. Davenports bring live music to Dares most weekends.

The Victoria and Island Bar hosts a fab array of live music and DJs every weekend, and Tiki Bar DJs at Island every Thursday. Not forgetting the best in balearic, house, disco and soul from Dean Smith’s The Great Outdoors Saturday afternoon/evenings and CollectiveSoulshareLoose Joints on Fridays at the Lord Clifden (don’t forget the best Sunday Roasts too!). Vintage Mixmasters ft DJ Damian (UK Vibe) is at Bourne & Co. every Friday and Saturday from 7pm- 1am, playing soulful jazz, latin house, boogie, disco, new electronica and raregroove on vinyl.

All Birmingham Club & Live Music Listings October 2017

Sun 1 October 2017

Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
Punks Alive Present Mortishead, Tin Fish, Free Galaxy and The Undecided @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 2 October 2017

Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown

Tue 3 October 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Harry Potter Quiz @ The Old Crown
Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
STEVIE PARKER + LYCIO + CALLUM KERRIGAN @ Flapper
SJM Present King No-One at Hare And Hounds (Ages 14+) @ 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 @ Hare & Hounds

Wed 4 October 2017

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm @ The Victoria
SoulJam – Five Years of Funk Tour – Birmingham @ Lab 11
Peaky Blinders Quiz @ The Old Crown
Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
STRANGE BONES + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Flapper
Willie & The Bandits plus Claude Hay @ Hare & Hounds
Live Nation Present Jarrod Dickenson (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Club Lounge – Acoustic Sessions @ Bull’s Head by Davenports

Thu 5 October 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Phones w/ Caro, Flatline Stereo & Curry Sauce @ Actress & Bishop
Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
REDFACES + THE MOJO FILTERS + THE REGULARS @ Sunflower Lounge
Solid Entertainments Present Chantel McGregor @ Hare & Hounds
Jazzlines Presents De Beren Gieren @ Hare & Hounds

Fri 6 October 2017

DJ Morais Vibes: 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
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Call Me Unique @ The Stable
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @ Island Bar
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar @ The Victoria
Catapult Club feat. MeMe Detroit @ O2 Academy 3 Birmingham
RESONATE W/ SCUBA, JOY ORBISON & OBJEKT @ RAINBOW VENUES
Magic Door 5th Birthday @ Lab 11
My Baby / She / The Borgias @ Actress & Bishop
Dare’s Bar Live lounge @ Dares Bar
Age of Consent with The Skaliwags – live alternative 80s duo @ Night Owl
Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
Punks Alive Presents U Want Fox and Friends @ Castle & Falcon
ALLMÄN BROWN + DAN BETTRIDGE + MATT MILLARD + ZEE KHATTAK @ ORT
ESTRONS + BOY AZOOGA + HIGH KNUCKS
our friends are eclectic @ Pat Cav Bar Moseley
ATHLETICO with Greg Wilson and Renegade Soundwave @ Hare & Hounds
Hot Ginger’s Harvest Hop @ Hare & Hounds

Sat 7 October 2017

The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Craig Ward @ The Stable
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar Tiki Shuttle – Darrol @ Island Bar
Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
02:31 6TH BIRTHDAY ICE CREAM JUNGLE – NEW VENUE LAUNCH: CRANE AT CRANE @ RAINBOW VENUES
02:31 6TH BIRTHDAY – (NIGHT TIME) @ RAINBOW VENUES
Methods / The Fever Club / After Elizabeth / Guns for Girls @ Actress & Bishop
Electric Soup / Jackabean / Troubador Circus / Teddy Matthews @ Dares Bar
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Paul Cook & friends @ Night Owl
Digbeth Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Old Crown
John Power (Cast / The La’s) @ Castle & Falcon
ROSIE CARNEY & HENRY JAMISON + SPECIAL GUESTS @ ORT
Hare & Hounds Presents Rhino & Ranters @ Hare & Hounds
Bruk Up with Mr Cook & For The Love DJs @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Andy Bennett @ Hare & Hounds
Phat Sam’s Swingers Club – The Club Lounge @ Bull’s Head by Davenports

Sun 8 October 2017

Turn it up – hosted by Samuel Rogers @ Actress & Bishop
KOYO + THE FIN @ Flapper
SKINNY GIRL DIET + IDEAL CLUB + MUTT + GOSKINO @ Sunflower Lounge
This Is Tmrw Presents Yassassin @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 9 October 2017

NICK MULVEY + ALL WE ARE @ O2 Institute1
AGMP Presents Supersuckers @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 10 October 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Kilimanjaro Presents Isaac Gracie and Wildes @ 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

Wed 11 October 2017

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm Skeptic in the pub @ The Victoria
Gary Numan, Jayce Lewis @ O2 Institute Birmingham
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
Phat Sam’s Swingers Club – The Club Lounge @ Bull’s Head by Davenports

Thu 12 October 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Tekno Disco @ Spotlight
Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts @ Hare & Hounds
Birmingham Promoters present Joe Fox, Benjamin Yellowitz and Isaaco @ Hare & Hounds
Exclusive Preview: Street Food, Craft Beer, Live Blues @ Bull’s Head by Davenports

Fri 13 October 2017

DJ Morais Vibes: 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
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Dee Ajayi @ The Stable
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, @ Island Bar
Takin Care of Business @ The Victoria
The Alarm Dave Sharp @ O2 Academy 2 Birmingham
GET TOGETHER: 13/10/17 @ RAINBOW VENUES
Stupid Boots / Devon / The Clause @ Actress & Bishop
Nine Dart Finish with Little White Envelope & Harry Daniels @ Dares Bar
Floor shakers with Pep, Johnny Weston, plus guests @ Night Owl
Healthy Junkies @ Castle & Falcon
House of Jealous Lovers @ Hare & Hounds
Pilgrimage: Juice Aleem + Live Band / Delta Autumn / Young Pilgrims @ Hare & Hounds

Sat 14 October 2017

The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
DJ LeeGoodman : music such as alternative, funk, hip-hop, soul, disco Tiki Darrol @ Island Bar
CARNIVAL MAGNIFICO : AUTUMN EDITION AT CRANE @ RAINBOW VENUES
JEREMY UNDERGROUND, MCDE, GILLES PETERSON, PALMS TRAX & MORE @ RAINBOW VENUES
Third Eye Pres. Rothstein & DJ Fleur @ Spotlight
Baby In Vain / Semantics / Apathy @ Actress & Bishop
Matty Coles – Part of me Tour @ Dares Bar
1000 trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris @ 1000 Trades
Burnside Live Jukebox plus entry to club night after @ Night Owl
The Nature Centre / The Dollcanoes / Crooked Hooks / Exotic Pets @ Castle & Falcon
The Atlantic Players with The Catwalk Villains Live @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw & Sonic Gun Concerts Present HMLTD & Dream Wife @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Kate Gee Band @ Hare & Hounds

Sun 15 October 2017

NELL BRYDEN + ALEX OHM @ RAINBOW VENUES
An Audience with Ash Sheehan plus guests @ Actress & Bishop
Poker night @ Castle & Falcon
Young Culture x Hare & Hounds Present The Sound of Black Uhuru Performed by Mykal Rose @ Hare & Hounds
The Real Cool, Qualms and More – In Aid of Help Musicians UK @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 16 October 2017

THE CORONAS @ RAINBOW VENUES
SJM Presents Pale Waves (14+) @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 17 October 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
MELLOW GANG + NONSUCH + CROP CIRCLES
The Eskies Live @ 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

Wed 18 October 2017

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm Skeptic in the pub – informal social event designed to promote fellowship and social networking among skeptics, critical-thinkers, freethinkers, rationalists and other like-minded individuals @ The Victoria
FREYA RIDINGS + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Sunflower Lounge
Luca Stricagnoli Live @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds Presents Elder Island @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 19 October 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Vindaloo Records Special With The Nightingales + Fuzzbox + Ted Chippington @ Hare & Hounds
Stand Up Showcase – An evening of comedy from StandUpCourses.com @ Hare & Hounds

Fri 20 October 2017

DJ Morais Vibes: 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
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Baddie’s boogies, Jack in a box . Shropshire’s indie pop/rockers Jack in a Box, perform their own blend of modern indie music, fused with punchy back-lines and melodic choruses. @ The Victoria
Dizzee Rascal @ O2 Academy Birmingham
CIRQUE DU SOUL: BIRMINGHAM // OPENING PARTY // FT. MOVE D! @ RAINBOW VENUES
Howie Payne / Patrick Brewer @ Actress & Bishop
Paid in Full with DJ Mylz (Heducation) @ Night Owl
KALI w Birmingham @ Castle & Falcon
MOHO vs LTL: Garage Special – Free Party @ Hare & Hounds
Project Birmingham & MoodFix Present: Mysteron @ Hare & Hounds

Sat 21 October 2017

The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Deano Ferrino @ The Stable
Becky Hill @ O2 Institute3
Metronomy @ O2 Institute Birmingham
25 YEARS OF RAM RECORDS : BIRMINGHAM @ RAINBOW VENUES
BLACKDOT PRES. DESOLAT W/ LOCO DICE, WAFF + MORE @ RAINBOW VENUES
The Acid Experiment 2nd Birthday – Graeme Park / Top Buzz / Altern 8 @ Lab 11
Dan Owen / Demi Marriner @ Actress & Bishop
Hunderground @ Dares Bar
PUNKS ALIVE Presents Mutant Reavers from Germany @ Castle & Falcon
TIGERCUB + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Flapper
All Years Leaving 2017 Saturday – Spring King, Pins & More @ Hare & Hounds
Getting Away With It – A Night of The Smiths, New Order, Joy Division, The Cure, Pet Shop Boys and more @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Hannah Johnson & the Broken Hearts @ Hare & Hounds

Sun 22 October 2017

KELE OKEREKE + SPECIAL GUESTS @ O2 Institute3
All Years Leaving 2017 Sunday – Idles, Traams & More @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 23 October 2017

London Grammar @ O2 Academy Birmingham
CHARLOTTE CARPENTER + ALESSI’S ARK + AUTUMN EVANSCHARLOTTE CARPENTER
+ ALESSI’S ARK + AUTUMN EVANS

Tue 24 October 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
The Horrors @ O2 Institute Birmingham
Hare & Hounds Presents Rationale @ 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 @ Hare & Hounds

Wed 25 October 2017

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8pm @ The Victoria
SLAMBOREE @ RAINBOW VENUES
In Vino Veritas #2: An Evening of Poetry and Wine @ 1000 Trades
Birmingham Promoters present Skinny Living @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 26 October 2017

Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Sleaford Mods @ O2 Institute Birmingham
ULRICH SCHNAUSS (LIVE) + NAT URAZMETOVA (VISUALS) @ RAINBOW VENUES
Birmingham Promoters Present Oh My God! It’s The Church (14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds Presents Ben Ottewell @ Hare & Hounds

Fri 27 October 2017

DJ Morais Vibes: 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
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Prok & Georgia @ The Stable
DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ Island Bar
Takin Care of Business @ The Victoria
GLAS presents Stranger Raves – Free Halloween Party @ Lab 11
Alkaline Trejo Halloween Gig @ Dares Bar
Le Freak September: Soul Train Tournament Round 1 @ Night Owl
Halloween Party @ The Old Crown
Day Of The Dead Halloween Party @ Castle & Falcon
Planet V Birmingham Halloween Special with Bryan Gee, Artificial Intelligence, DJ Patife and more @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Vadim – Reggae & Dancehall Set (Ninja Tune, BBE) @ Hare & Hounds

Sat 28 October 2017

The Great Outdoors – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Owen @ The Stable
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, @ Island Bar
Construction time again @ The Victoria
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ O2 Academy Birmingham
he Mad Loves + Hows Harry @ Actress & Bishop
Even Stranger Things Halloween Party @ Night Owl
PUNKS ALIVE Presents Hallowcrust with ”omega Tribe Etc @ Castle & Falcon
Hare & Hounds Halloween Party With The Destroyers @ Hare & Hounds
Tropical Soundclash with Sam Redmore and Spinx @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The Heels @ Hare & Hounds

Sun 29 October 2017

THE HAUNTING 2017 @ RAINBOW VENUES
PORTAL HALLOWEEN DAYTIME @ RAINBOW VENUES
The Lovely Eggs / Mark Wynn @ Actress & Bishop
Hare & Hounds Presents Ibibio Sound Machine @ Hare & Hounds
Hannah Aldrige Band & Jetbone @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 30 October 2017

Jared & The Mill @ Actress & Bishop
Crosstown Concerts Presents Steven Page (16+) @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 31 October 2017

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
THIS IS TMRW PRESENT GHOSTPOET @ RAINBOW VENUES
APPLEBUM / BIRMINGHAM / HALLOWEEN HIP HOP HORROR SHOW @ RAINBOW VENUES
Regression Sessions – Birmingham – Halloween Special @ Lab 11
Hare & Hounds Presents DJ Format & Abdominal Live @ 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 @ Hare & Hounds