Birmingham Live Music Guide Nov 2017

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 November 2017check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full listings.

Regular Events

The Sun on The Hill offers the best in indie DJs on weekends with Snobs legendPaul 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 & The Bull’s Head Club Room most weekends. A range of regular monthly night take place at 1000 Trades ft Pigeonhole, across different genres, NowHam, 80s night and Spaghetti Funktion playing a truly eclectic psychedelic-afro-house-disco-funk!

Friday nights wouldn’t be the same in Brum without Digbeth Dining Club from 5pm at Spotlight, ft various DJs. 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 CollectiveSoulshakeLoose 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.

Recommended Music Events November 2017

Wed 1st – Sun 5th Nov

Mount Kimbie at O2 Institute, 1st.
Holiday Ghosts & Ben Kane at One Trick Pony Club, 2nd.
Francobollo + Afterbloom + Alfresco Love Soundsystem at The Sunflower Lounge, 2nd.
This Is Tmrw Present Big Thief / Katie Von Schleicher at Hare And Hounds, 2nd.
Shadow City at Rainbow Venues, 3rd.
King Kong Company / The Borgias at Actress & Bishop, 3rd.
Carnation live in Birmingham w/ Mojo Filters & Benjamin Banjo at Dares Bar, 3rd.
Christine Tobin trio + Gareth Lockrane/Crossing Boundaries at 1000 Trades, 3rd.
Come Together (NOV) w Scoobys Tosh & Shaun Gambowl Walsh live at The Night Owl, 3rd.
This Is Tmrw Presents Jesca Hoop at Hare And Hounds, 3rd.
Heritage: Ashley Beedle, K Klass, Micky Finn and The Freestylers at Hare And Hounds, 3rd.
Jamiroquai at Arena Bham, 4th.
James Tovey at The Club Lounge Bull’s Head, 4th.
Don Letts (BBC Radio 6 Music) at One Trick Pony Club, 4th.
The Head (Official) at Dare’s Bar, 4th.
Make It Reggae! at 1000Trades, 4th.
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Sonny & Spare at The Night Owl, 4th.
False Modesty / The Caldera Effect / Minimal Silence at The Castle & Falcon, 4th.
Starcrawler at The Sunflower Lounge, 4th.
Lobster Shack 2 Year Anniversary featuring Solo Banton & More at Hare And Hounds, 4th.
This Is Tmrw Present girl ray at Hare And Hounds, 5th.

Mon 6th – Sun 12th Nov

Goldfrapp and The Alpines AT O2 Institute, 6th.
Sylvan Esso and Bayonne at O2 Institute, 6th.
This Is Tmrw & Lunar festival present sylvan esso / bayonne at O2 Institute, 6th.
Ride & Ulrika Spacek at O2 Institute, 8th.
Future Bounce x Sum Cellar: Swindle, JD Reid, Big Dope P, Jossy Mitsu at lab11, 8th.
Quality Reggae Roots at Actress and Bishop, 8th.
Island at The Sunflower Lounge, 8th.
John Joseph Brill at The Sunflower Lounge, 9th.
Live Nation Presents Sampa The Great (Ages 14+) at Hare And Hounds, 9th.
Kagoule / Catholic Action at Actress and Bishop, 10th.
Pour on the Sauce Club Night at The Night Owl, 10th.
Mik Artistik’s Ego Trip at The Castle & Falcon, 10th.
Kagoule at Actress & Bishop, 10th.
Supersonic Festival x Hare & Hounds: Surgeon, Steve Davis + more at Hare And Hounds, 10th.
The Busker-Tears at The Club Lounge Bull’s Head, 11th.
Digbeth Dining Club & Original Patty Men present Sear & Smoke at Rainbow Venues, 11th.
SoulJam – The Best In Boogie at lab11, 11th.
Evolve: Unai Trotti & Annie Errez B2B Lewis Oxley at Spotlight, 11th.
Son of Dave at Actress and Bishop, 11th.
Desert Island Discs from mid day featuring a variety of local DJs and music enthusiasts at 1000 Trades, 11th.
1000 trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris, 11th.
RAIN (mod band) at The Night Owl, 11th.
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Mazzy & Joel at The Night Owl, 11th.
Punks alive presents the bloodstrings at The Castle & Falcon, 11th.
Son of Dave at Actress & Bishop, 11th.
Together Pangea at The Sunflower Lounge, 11th.
Leftfoot & Shadow City Present Art’s House with Artwork at Hare And Hounds, 11th.

Mon 13th – Sun 19th Nov

Blondie at Arena Bham, 13th.
Van Morrison at Symphony Hall, 13th.
Hare & Hounds presents Rationale at Hare And Hounds, 13th.
Alice Cooper at Arena Bham, 14th.
This Is Tmrw Present ulrika spacek at The Sunflower Lounge, 15th.
Malka at Hare And Hounds, 15th.
Wolf Alice at O2 Academy, 16th.
This Is Tmrw Presents Andrew Hung (F*ck Buttons) at Hare And Hounds, 16th.
Deep Purple at Arena Bham, 17th.
Incognito at Town Hall, 17th.
Craig Ward DJ @ The Stable, 17th.
TRMNL Presents: Marco Faroane & Barac at lab11, 17th.
Widowspeak / My Sad Captains at Actress and Bishop,  17th.
Greg Abate at 1000 Trades, 17th.
Henri Herbert and The Fury at The Night Owl, 17th.
Rogues in Brogues DJ Set at The Night Owl, 17th.
Peja/Slums Attack at The Castle & Falcon, 17th.
Break Thru : Metalheadz at Hare And Hounds, 17th.
Peaky Blonder at The Club Lounge Bull’s Head, 18th.
Call Me Unique @ The Stable, 18th.
New Street Adventure at The Night Owl, 18th.
Dig? Soul & retro club night with Noble & Heath at The Night Owl, 18th.
Only Shadows at The Castle & Falcon, 18th.
Leftfoot & MoodFix Present Chaos In The CBD at Hare And Hounds, 18th.
Depeche Mode at Arena Bham, 19th.
This Is Tmrw Presents Weaves at Hare And Hounds, 19th.
This Is Tmrw Presents Childhood (14+) at Hare And Hounds, 19th.

Mon 20th – Sun 26th Nov

This Is Tmrw & Killer Wave Presents Black Lips at Hare And Hounds, 20th.
Hare & Hounds Present Bad Sounds / Kyko at Hare And Hounds, 21st.
Leif Vollebekk at The Sunflower Lounge, 22nd.
Jim White / Cicada Rhythm at Actress and Bishop, 23rd.
Hare & Hounds Presents The Mouse Outfit Live at Hare And Hounds, 23rd.
Le Freak: Soul Train Tournament Round 3 & Dance Class at The Night Owl, 24th.
Sing for your supper charity night for Coventry Peace House with You Dirty Blue + support at The Castle & Falcon, 24th.
Fr3 Spirit Presents Sublime Music SCRATCH PERVERTS at Hare And Hounds, 24th.
Ed Geater @ The Stable, 24th.
Festival of Light Party at Rainbow Venues, 18th. Portal at Rainbow Venues, 25th.
The Unspeakable Portal Gun at Lab 11, 25th.
Moskalus at Suki10c, 25th.
SHHH at Dares Bar, 25th.
Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets) at The Night Owl, 25th.
Tom Walker at The Castle & Falcon, 25th.
Craig Ward @ The Stable, 25th.
25 Years of Wobble – The Annual Wobble Rave at Hare And Hounds, 25th.
Karan Casey with The Friel Sisters, Edel Fox at The Castle & Falcon, 26th.
This Is Tmrw Presents Algiers at Hare And Hounds, 26th.

Mon 27th – Sun 30th Nov

Sleeptalking at The Sunflower Lounge, 28th.
White Room w/ Phones & Drool / Free JD & COKE at Actress and Bishop, 29th.
This Is Tmrw Presents Jane Weaver at Hare And Hounds, 29th.
E Double D Birthday Party at Hare And Hounds, 29th.
Cosmic American Presents Ian Felice + Paul McClure at Hare And Hounds, 29th.
Queen + Adam Lambert at Arena Bham, 30th.
Stillia at The Sunflower Lounge, 30th.