Live Music & DJ Nights in Birmingham Feb 2018

Our Brumbeat live music guide for Birmingham 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.

For our pick of the best gigs in Brum Feb 2018, check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full listings.

Recommended Music Events Feb 2018

Propaganda – Peace DJ set! £4 guest list at Mama Roux’s, 2nd Feb. Shadow City Soundsystem b2b Salary Boy (Free Entry) at Hare And Hounds, 2nd.

1000 Trades Presents: Spaghetti Funktion 8pm–12am, 3rd. Heritage: Allister Whitehead, Jon Dasilva, Tomislav, Phil Gifford at Hare And Hounds, 3rd. Zara McFarlane at Hare And Hounds, 7th. Nightmares on Wax (Live) at Hare And Hounds, 8th.

Bob Marley Birthday Celebration – Reggae Takeover at Hare And Hounds, 8th. Takin Care Of Business – DJ T Bird Jones Acoustic Fridays – Autumn Evans acoustic folk singer-songwriter from South-East London currently based in Birmingham + Blu Ernest- Tasha Jerawan at The Victoria, 9th. Yung Jimmy’s Big Ideas at Actress & Bishop, 9th. Barefootin’ with Caroline Dann and Sonny & Spare at Night Owl, 9th.

J-Dilla Tribute Night with Damian (UK Vibe & #DJAprentice) 7pm – late at Bourne & Co 10th. Dead Weight Promotions – The Birmingham leg of Fathoms Final Farewell tour with support from LIFETIGHT, Fade // Decay, MSRY + more tba + DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar 10th at The Victoria. MoodFix Presents Krywald & Farrer at Hare And Hounds, 10th.

Our Friends Are Eclectic Present: Desert Island Discs 12pm–12am, 10th (After our castaways have shared their delights and the afternoon turns into the night, why not stay on as “Our Friends are Eclectic” with special guests Bowen Watt and Graeme Fisher keep you entertained with their boxes of musical treasures right up until the witching hour. Free). Victories At Sea, Matters, Outlander, Mysteron and more at Hare & Hounds, 10th. This Is Tmrw & Leftfoot Present Nick Hakim at Hare & Hounds, Feb 12th.

Baddies Boogie – The Desert Yetis– Hailing from the midlands + Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b – Main bar at The Victoria 16th. This Is Tmrw Presents Jen Cloher at Hare & Hounds, Feb 16th. Himalayas at Castle & Falcon, 16th. Tropical Soundclash at Hare And Hounds, 17th. Cabbage at Castle & Falcon, 17th. 1000 Trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris 8pm–12am, 17th. The Orielles at Hare & Hounds, 18th. Pama International Perform Trojan Records Songbook at Hare And Hounds, 17th.

Paul Young at Mama Roux’s, 21st. Brooke Bentham at Sunflower Lounge, 21st. Catholic Action at Sunflower Lounge, 22nd. Le Freak (February) – Disco, funk & boogie at Night Owl, 23rd. The Big Birmingham Soul Night by Night Owl at Town Hall, 24th. Shadow City & Farr Festival Present Call Super at Hare And Hounds, 24th. NOW HAM – A Night of Credible 80s 8pm–12am at 1000 Trades, 24th. The Front Bottoms at O2 Institute, 26th.

See Also..

The Victoria and Island Bar host a wide variety of funk, soul, disco and indie DJs 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 with Snobs legend Paul CookThe Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! Davenports bring live music to The Bull’s Head Club Room most weekends. 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 from Dean Smith’s TLC Saturday afternoon/evenings and CollectiveSoulshakeLoose Joints on Fridays at the Lord Clifden (don’t forget 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. 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 rare-groove on vinyl.

Full Gig Guide by date Feb 2018

Thu 1 Feb 18

Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Hare & Hounds Presents Bite The Buffalo, The Mighty Young & You Dirty Blue @ 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
Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden

Fri 2 Feb 18

Trudy and the Romance / Quinn / Deaf Balloons / Hankks 7:00PM – AGES 14+ – £7 ADV @ Castle & Falcon
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
Loose Joints – Richard Buckley & Steve Thornton 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Early doors with Paul Cook 8:30-1am Steve Jones @ Sun on The Hill
Birmingham Jazz Presents: Tori Freestone Trio 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Shadow City Soundsystem b2b Salary Boy (All Night Long) @ Hare & Hounds
Modern Day Delilahs – Kiss Tribute @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Catapult Club feat. Rookie @ O2 Academy
Propaganda – Peace DJ set! 02.02.18 | £4 guest list @ Mama Roux’s
Come Together with Scooby’s Tosh (live) @ The Night Owl

Sat 3 Feb 18

Koncert: Paluch w Birmingham – 8:00PM – AGES 18+ – SOLD OUT @ Castle & Falcon
DJ Tshimmy shimmy Ya playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, free entry 9pm – late in the main bar Tiki Hot Wax @ Island Bar
Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b @ The Victoria
Every Saturday 7pm in the beer garden TLC w/ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Matt Bowen 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Maz & Missy @ Sun on The Hill @ Sun on The Hill
ABI-K @ The Bulls Head Davenports
1000 Trades Presents: Spaghetti Funktion 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
Heritage Presents Allister Whitehead, Jon Dasilva, Tomislav, Phil Gifford @ Hare & Hounds
Bruk Up with Amazon & Rui Fradinho @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with The High Horses @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
The Acid Experiment Free Party @ Lab 11
Jerry Williams @ The Flapper
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Kaminski and Buckley @ The Night Owl
Peters plays Lennon (live John Lennon tribute) @ The Night Owl

Sun 4 Feb 18

Socialist Sounds – Celebrating the Rise of the Left @ Hare & Hounds

Mon 5 Feb 18

Jam Jah Mondays feat. Junior Roy (Paris) and Myki Tuff @ Dark Horse
The Early Days @ The Night Owl

Tue 6 Feb 18

Contemporary Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth

Wed 7 Feb 18

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8.30pm @ The Victoria
Jazzlines Presents Zara McFarlane @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 8 Feb 18

Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Leftfoot Presents Nightmares On Wax (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
Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden

Fri 9 Feb 18

DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Takin Care Of Business – DJ T Bird Jones Acoustic Fridays @ The Victoria
The Collective – Ian Light & Steve Thornton 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Early Doors with Missy Rodriguez 8:30-1am Carlton @ Sun on The Hill
THE CLUB LOUNGE ACOUSTIC SESSIONS @ The Bulls Head Davenports
Birmingham Jazz Presents: Alison Rayner Quintet (ARQ) 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Bob Marley Birthday Celebration – Reggae Takeover @ Hare & Hounds
Lost Society – Free Entry at Hare And Hounds @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Catapult Club feat. The White Noise @ O2 Academy
FORMAT [FREE PARTY] @ Lab 11
Propaganda – Valentine’s pizza party! 09.02.18 | £4 guest list @ Mama Roux’s
Yung Jimmy’s Big Ideas @ Actress & Bishop
Barefootin’ with Caroline Dann and Sonny & Spare @ The Night Owl

Sat 10 Feb 18

Cymbeline / The Arosa / No Silence / Lucy Blount. 7:00PM – AGES 14+ – £6ADV @ Castle & Falcon
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, Tiki Hot Wax @ Island Bar
Dead Weight Promotions – The Birmingham leg of Fathoms Final Farewell tour with support from LIFETIGHT, Fade // Decay, MSRY + more tba. 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
Every Saturday 7pm in the beer garden TLC w/ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith &ee McBride 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Slow Jamz & The Duke @ Sun on The Hill
CONNOR PURSELL @ The Bulls Head Davenports
Our Friends Are Eclectic Present: Desert Island Discs 12–6pm @ 1000 Trades
1000 Trades Presents: Our Friends Are Eclectic 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
This Is Tmrw Presents an All Dayer with Victories At Sea, Matters, Outlander, Mysteron and more @ Hare & Hounds
MoodFix Presents Krywald & Farrer @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with C Jam @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
J-Dilla Tribute Night 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Sum Cellar: MURLO @ Lab 11
Mercia / 10.02.18 @ Spotlight
The 3 Sixties (live) @ The Night Owl
Dig? With Tom Mason and Steven ‘Jools’ Belgium @ The Night Owl

Sun 11 Feb 18

KH Walk Of Fame present Made In Liverpool Beatles Tribute @ Hare & Hounds
Board Game Smackdown: Live Podcast Recording @ Hare & Hounds
Hot Ginger Presents Sunday Shakedown @ Hare & Hounds
Booze ‘n’ Ballz @ Mama Roux’s

Mon 12 Feb 18

This Is Tmrw & Leftfoot Present Nick Hakim & Jamie Isaac @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 13 Feb 18

Moseley Folk Festival Present Willy Mason @ Hare & Hounds
Madi Saskia: Autumn In Winter (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Contemporary Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth

Wed 14 Feb 18

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8.30pm. 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
47Soul: Birmingham Album Launch @ Hare & Hounds
Birmingham Promoters Present Redfaces @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds

Thu 15 Feb 18

Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
Snap Comedy – This February at Snap Comedy, we bring you half Egyptian, half Irish stand up comic, Zahra Barri @ The Victoria
Live Nation & SJM Concerts Present Col3trane @ 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
Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden

Fri 16 Feb 18

This Feeling: Himalayas + The Velvet Hands + The Mojo Filters + Plastic Factory. 7:30PM – AGES 18+ – £6 ADV @ Castle & Falcon
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
Baddies Boogie – The Desert Yetis- Hailing from the midlands. Hot Wax – Plays the best in funk, Hip hop and r’n’b – Main bar @ The Victoria
The Collective – Tom Belte & Tom Malam 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Early Doors with Adam Adam 8:30-1am Paul Cook @ Sun on The Hill
Birmingham Jazz Presents: Kate Williams Quartet 7.45pm @ 1000 Trades
Tekno Disco & Friends @ Hare & Hounds
This Is Tmrw Presents Jen Cloher @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Dark Horse Presents: Mutes/ Witch Fever/ Cave Girl @ Dark Horse
Club L’amour: Valentine’s Sesh 2k18 @ Suki10c
Himalayas @ The Castle & Falcon
Dig? with Rob ‘Chewy’ Wilson and Pete “Wheels of Steel” Sabell @ The Night Owl
THE BLINDERS + PAPER BUOYS + THE CLAUSE *SOLD OUT* @ Sunflower Lounge

Sat 17 Feb 18

Cabbage / The Rhythm Method / Slow Knife. 7:00PM – AGES 14+ – £13 ADV @ Castle & Falcon
DJ LeeGoodman : music such as alternative, funk, hip-hop, soul, disco Tiki Darrol @ 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
Every Saturday 7pm in the beer garden TLC w/ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Matt Bowen 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Chicks Dig Jerks @ Sun on The Hill
1000 Trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
Pama International Perform Trojan Records Songbook @ Hare & Hounds
Tropical Soundclash with Sam Redmore & The Mighty Magoo @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Melvin Hancox @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
One Dub: Dub Conductor Sound System @ Dark Horse
Peaches & Cream – Old School vs Nu School @ Lab 11
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Glyn Preece @ The Night Owl

Sun 18 Feb 18

This Is Tmrw Presents The Orielles (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds Presents Public Access T.V. @ Hare & Hounds

Tue 20 Feb 18

Goldenvoice Presents Laura Misch @ Hare & Hounds
Contemporary Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth

Wed 21 Feb 18

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8.30pm. Improv Comedy @ The Victoria
Hare & Hounds Presents Neon Waltz @ Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds Presents The Wandering Hearts @ Hare & Hounds
Paul Young @ Mama Roux’s
BROOKE BENTHAM + JESSIE REID + OLIVER RUDGE @ Sunflower Lounge

Thu 22 Feb 18

Tiki Thursday -£4.50 Tiki cocktails, tiki specials & DJ Sam Redmoore & DJ Magoo playing the tropical tunes, 5pm – 2am @ Island Bar
World Unlimited Presents John Otway @ 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
Speed Quizzing @ The Lord Clifden
IB Quiz Night – Rick And Morty @ Spotlight
CATHOLIC ACTION @ Sunflower Lounge

Fri 23 Feb 18

DJ Steve Jones – Soul and Funky music @ Island Bar
DJ Takin Care of Business @ The Victoria
Soulshake – Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & guests 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Early Doors with Steve Thornton 8:30-1am Wayne & Jim @ Sun on The Hill
The Godfathers @ Hare & Hounds
Young Culture Presents Comin’ in Hot – Milo’s Earthstrong @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
Dark Horse Presents: Delta Autumn @ Dark Horse
Le Freak (February) – Disco, funk & boogie @ The Night Owl

Sat 24 Feb 18

Conflict Plus Contempt – Punks Alive. 5:00PM – AGES 18+ – £10 OTD @ Castle & Falcon
DJ T-Bird playing the best in hip-hop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll @ Island Bar
Daisy DJ @ The Victoria
Every Saturday 7pm in the beer garden TLC w/ Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & Steve Jones 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Takin Care of Business @ Sun on The Hill
BEN AND SULLY @ The Bulls Head Davenports
NOW HAM – A Night of Credible 80s 8pm–12am @ 1000 Trades
Shadow City x Farr Festival Present Call Super @ Hare & Hounds
Blues Club with Abi K & the Roadsters @ Hare & Hounds
DJ Morais Vibes: funk, soul and disco @ The Bureau
Digbeth Dining Club + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Vintage Mixmasters playing disco, nu-boogie, soul, latin and raregroove 7pm – late @ Bourne & Co
The Big Birmingham Soul Night by The Night Owl @ Town Hall
Roni Size – New Forms Live @ O2 Institute
TRMNL Presents: Leon & Easternderz Show @ Lab 11
Beep Me 911 – The Valentines Ball! @ Spotlight
Puma Blue @ The Sunflower Lounge
All Shook Up at The Night Owl Birmingham – 50s/60s RnR & Soul! @ The Night Owl

Mon 26 Feb 18

The Front Bottoms @ O2 Institute

Tue 27 Feb 18

Kamikaze Club Open Mic: Ep.6 7.30–10.30pm @ 1000 Trades
Contemporary Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth

Wed 28 Feb 18

Quiz Night – Smartphone Quiz from 8.30pm. Improv Comedy Night @ The Victoria
Hare & Hounds Presents JD McPherson (Ages 14+) @ Hare & Hounds
Goldenvoice Presents Hak Baker @ Hare & Hounds
H&H Pub Quiz – £75 Cash First Place Prize @ Hare & Hounds
SoulJam – Soul Power – Birmingham @ Lab 11

Facebook