Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham April 2023!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this April 2023.

We search high and low to bring to you the best original music Brum has to offer each and every month.

The Night Owl

6th April – Kaleidoscope – Looking Glass Alice / Codex Serafini / Trip Westerns.

8th April – HIS LORDSHIP live.

9th April – The Reggae Cookout with BIG SHIP ALLIANCE LIVE – FREE ENTRY!

14th April – Back of the Bar presents: Five O Fives, Hamburger Momma & Breathe Easy.

16th April – Halligalli’s Unofficial GOAT Pre-drinks & Afterparty.

Hockley Social Club & Artum

1st April – Night Owl x Artum Takeover.

2nd April – Come Sunday, Birmingham’s biggest Jazz Sunday at Artum.

8th April – ARTUM PRESENTS: Wookie.

13th April – The Mellow Session: JASMINE MYRA Edition.

29th April – UNI:FI Spring Edition at Artum ft JEREMY SYLVESTER, West London’s SY SEZ, Brums LORD BYRON & West Midland’s DJ MJ.

The Unique Experience every Friday night ft live music and new bands showcasing the best of Birmingham at Hockley Social.

The Live Lounge every Saturday night ft new musicians, live acts spanning different genres at Hockley Social.


1st April – Levels 01/04 + Afta Dark w/ Sammy Porter.

8th April – WYLD 3rd Birthday W/ Hot Since 82, Toman.

9th April – Glas Easter Bank Holiday Rave.

22nd April – Esvdra – 1st birthday.

The Victoria

1st April – Sheep On Drugs + The Pink Diamond Revue + Colossloth.

22nd April – Brad Walton / The Mars Lounge / Seventh Syndicate / Beorma / Olympic Average.

28th April – CVC + The Chase.

The Jam House

9th April – Gabbidon Play Trojan: A Trojan Celebration.

6th April – OMAR.

Dark Horse Moseley

1st April – Into the Jungle ft world champion turntablist Jon1st hosted by Cheshire Cat & Natty D.

6th April – Listening Sessions April Showcase ft underground electronic music.

10th April – Jam Jah Mondays – Re- launch feat. YT til 2am

The Mill Digbeth


8th April – House of Legends ft Shades of Rhythm & Altern 8.

13th April – Halina Rice

16th April – GOAT + Special Guests.

21st April – Gaz Coombes.

Utilita Arena

22nd April – PARAMORE Plus very special guests Bloc Party.

Actress and Bishop

23rd April – Vincent Flatts final drive

The Sunflower Lounge


Tunnel Club

8th April – Birmingham Techno presents… you and what army!? The Headless Horseman and SHXCXCHCXSH.

The Rainbow Pub

28th April – DJ Duo Magoo & Wayne Chambers aka Segweh Sound take on a new residency at the Rainbow Pub in the graffiti clad courtyard. Expect to hear pure heavyweight Dub, Reggae and Dancehall tracks plus Hip Hop, Trip Hop and Electronic Music from around the globe.

Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

2nd April – David Kitt

4th April – Thee Sacred Souls

11th April – Holiday Ghosts + Swampmeat Family Band

13th April – Unkultcha, Robert Craig Oulton, Catmilk & Superfish

22nd – 20 Years of PBR Streetgang!

25th April – Junior Brother

26th April – A Certain Ratio

26th April – Weird On Purpose w/ Supercaan, Monday Club + Wiiince

28th April – Broken MInds Presents: Randall

29th April – Benefits

Dead Wax Digbeth

15th April – Desert Island Discs ft Dylan Gibbons, Carl Page, Phil Gifford, Graeme Fisher.

The Ruin

9th April – Free, live jazz on Sunday 2-5pm.

Luna Springs

29t April – Groove presents DJ Fat Tony.

1000 Trades

7th April – Bootes The Herdsman (DJ Nicky).

8th April – Jazz in the House, Bi-monthly jazz-infused deep house.

13th April – Kamikaze Club Open Mic.

14th April – Eclectic Sessions.

15th April – Moa Bay soothing soulful deep house.

16th April – Sunday Jazz.

21st April – Birmingham Jazz Presents: Pigfoot +

Bootes The Herdsman (DJ Nicky).

22nd April – Eclectic Sessions.

28th April – Birmingham Jazz Presents: Mindaugus Stumbras + Eclectic Sessions.

29th April – NOW HAM: A Night of Credible 80s.

Regular Events..

There’s plenty more out there each week, with regular live music and DJs at The Actress & BishopThe Night OwlHare & HoundsSunflower LoungeScruffy MurphysSubsideDeadwaxFletchers BarRock N’ Roll BrewhouseGunmaker’s Arms and Nortons. There’s live jazz and eclectic DJs every weekend at 1000 TradesSpotted Dog (Jazz Hockley Social ClubCafe ArtumSun On The Hill, Snobs and Lab 11 have DJs each weekend. The Anchor has live acoustic music Sundays.