Here’s our take on the best live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this August. From warehouse raves, to Irish festivals, Birmingham is a city of sound!
Call Me Unique presents: The Live Lounge
Evry Friday Night @ Hockley Social Club.
Big Boss Man live at The Night Owl
Saturday 6th August 2022 @ The Night Owl
Jam Jah Pop-Up Monday: Robidon’s Bday Bash
Monday 8th August @ Dark Horse Moseley
DJs playing Soul, Exotica, Country Psych, Yéyé, Beat, OSTs and killer Psych / Fuzz.
Saturday 13th August 2022 @ Cafe Artum/Hockley Social Club.
This Is Tmrw Summer All Dayer
Ft Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam, Exhaler, Manzoni Gardens, The Devil & Saint Jospeh, Robert Craig Oulton, Tremorsz + DJs.
Saturday 13th August 2022 @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
Supersonic & This Is Tmrw presents: WITCH (We Intend To Cause Havoc)
Wednesday 17th August 2022 @ Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath
Digbeth Rising: Summer Weekender
Friday: La Dharma + Bayboards + Quentin Francis + Sianon + Izuzvo
Saturday: Roma Cove + UNO MAS + Deffonotjacob + Veg + The Sunset Beach Hut + Watermark + 222 + Amie K
Sunday: The Pagans S.O.H + Fin Cliff + Flake + Rosa Caelum + Aidan McGuire + Twelve Twelve + Hamburger Momma + Homecoming
19th – 21st August @ The Rainbow Pub
The Sam Redmore Summer Takeover
Saturday 20th August @ The Old Crown, Digbeth
Wrekin Havoc present.. ONE OF US. Ft Kelvin Andrews
Saturday 20th August @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
This Is Tmrw and Leftfoot present Ural Thomas & The Pain
Monday 22nd August 2022 @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
Moonshine Collective presents: Efterklang
Tuesday 23rd August @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
Leftfoot presents Surprise Chef
Wednesday 24th August 2022 @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
Ocean Colour Scene + The Clause, Marquis Drive
Friday 26th August @ The Irish Centre Birmingham
TRMNL – Arch Sessions – Bank Holiday Showcase
Saturday 27th August 2022 @ LAB11
A celebration of Irish music and culture! Ft Imelda May, Finbar Furey, Nathan Carter, Hothouse Flowers, Beoga, Damien Dempsey, Sharon Shannon Trio, + more
Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th August 2022
Great Outdoors On The Terrace Ft: Eddie C
Saturday 27th August @ Hockley Social Club
Wobble all day
All day 3 rooms of music inc Alfresco terrace. Vintage House – Italo – Disco & Rave classics played by Shades of Rhythm – Jon Pleased – Justin Robertson – Phil Gifford – Andy Manston – Miss Sammy Dean – Natalie Hill & Paulos – Sarah G & more.
Sunday 28th August @ Dead Wax Digbeth
Ft: The Dirty Old Folkers, Black Crown (With Maggie from Fuzzbox), The Motive, Sam Rogers, Olivia White, Dahliah Rivers.
Sunday 28th August 2022 @ The Actress & Bishop
Ft: Are You Experienced?, The Daybreakers performing Electric Mud
Acoustic Who (a not-so acoustic tribute to The Who), Liam McKeown (Brain Food), The Preach
Sunday 28th August 2022 @ The Night Owl
This Is Tmrw presents: Sugar Candy Mountain
Monday 29th August @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
This Is Tmrw + Moonshine Collective presents: Moseley Folk Launch Party ft Ryley Walker
Wednesday 31st August 2022 @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath
There’s plenty more out there each week, with regular live music and DJs at The Actress & Bishop, The Night Owl, Hare & Hounds, Sunflower Lounge, Scruffy Murphys, Subside, Deadwax and Nortons. There’s live jazz and eclectic DJs every weekend at 1000 Trades. Spotted Dog (Jazz Tuesdays are not to be missed) with Rob J playing Balearic disco at The Bournebrook Saturdays. Hockley Social Club, Cafe Artum, Sun On The Hill, Snobs and Lab 11 have DJs each weekend. The Anchor has live acoustic music Sundays with The Ruin offering up live, free first Sunday of the months 2-5pm.