Brumbeat DJ & Live Music Guide Feb 2022

February 2022 brings a fantastic selection of live new music and DJ events to Birmingham. See below for our picks of the best music events in Birmingham this Feb.

The Night Owl

The Payback (funk night) with DJ Steve ‘Jools’ Belgium (Sweat). The PayBack returns to the Night Owl this January getting you in the groove with the finest 70s funk and soul sounds that will have you dancing ALL night. 11pm start with advance tickets £6 / more on the door (NHS and Independent Birmingham discounts apply). 4th Feb.

Groove Line is back by popular demand … DJs Duffy & Rich play soul, funk, disco hip hop, motown + much more! Pre drinks at The Ruin! 11th Feb.

The Big Birmingham Soul Night at Birmingham Town Hall. Bringing all the best floor fillers to two rooms inside the historic Town Hall. Expect Northern Soul anthems and classic soul tracks all through the night featuring DJ sets from Colin Curtis, Pep, Mazzy Snape, Ed Edwards, Adrian Hawkins and Sonny & Spare. 12th Feb.

Cafe Artum

Wrekin Havoc at Cafe Artum. With music from some of the region’s finest, Stuart Robinson, Robert Johnston & co with some new record releases under their arms spinning everything eclectic and Balearic. Fri 4th Feb 8pm to 2am.

See also: The SOULective play Café Artum Feb 19th. Cafe Artum Presents: On the Rocks Records 25th Feb. Dilla Day at Café Artum 19th Feb.

Dead Wax

Molly Bethan at Dead Wax, Digbeth. 11th Feb.

Hare & Hounds

Heritage 6th Bday: Shades of Rhythm / Jon Pleased / Andy Baxter B2B Alex Hammond / Phil Gifford play Hare & Hounds. 5th Feb.

Altın Gün play Hare & Hounds. 10th Feb.

Bradley Zero – All Night Long play Hare & Hounds. 11th Feb.

George Fitzgerald [DJ Set] play Hare & Hounds. 12 Feb.

Abstract Orchestra play Hare & Hounds. 13th Feb.

Cage Park play Hare & Hounds. 13th Feb.

Home Counties play Hare & Hounds. 17th Feb.

Emma-Jean Thackray play Hare & Hounds. 23rd Feb.

Los Bitchos play Hare & Hounds. 24th Feb.

Voyage Presents: Moxie [All Night Long] play Hare & Hounds. 25th Feb.

Surgeon Curates: Jurango play Hare & Hounds. 26th Feb.

Actress and Bishop

4oz of Groove play Actress and Bishop. 4th Feb.

Ruth Kokumo‘s Showcase: Open jam, house band + guests play Actress and Bishop. 20th Feb.

Cut Glass Kings play Actress and Bishop. 25th Feb.

Future Days Festival

Date: Sat 26th Feb. Place: The Crossing. Time: 14.00pm


Date: Sun 27th Feb. Place: The Crossing Time: 14.00pm


The Rainbow Pub

MOHO at The Rainbow. 5th Feb.

Uncover Presents: ADULT DVD at The Rainbow. 18th Feb.

The Sunflower Lounge

IVW x So Young presentsdeep tan, Priestgate, DEADLETTER (rotating headliners tour) play The Sunflower Lounge. 4th Feb.

Francis of Delirium play The Sunflower Lounge. 12th Feb.

Theo Bleak play The Sunflower Lounge. 16th Feb.

Orchards / Petrie play The Sunflower Lounge. 26th Feb.

Castle & Falcon

Leftfoot + Tekno Disco presents Ross From Friends [Live] at The Castle & Falcon. 24th Feb.

Birmingham Town Hall

Suzanne Vega: An Evening of New York Songs and Stories. Plus guest John Smith play Town Hall. 11th Feb.

1000 Trades

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Fini Bearman at 1000 Trades. 4th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Eclectic Sessions. 4th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Pitch Control. 5th Feb.

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Denys Baptiste. 11th Feb.

Downtempo Disco. 12th Feb.

Kamikaze Club Open Mic. 16th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: OM! 17th Feb.

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Mark Lockheart Quartet. 18th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Eclectic Sessions. 18th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Bargain Bin Soul. 19th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Sunday Jazz. 20th Feb.

Social Circle. 24th Feb.

1000 Trades Presents: Moa Bay. 25th Feb.

NOW HAM: A Night of Incredible 80s. 26th Feb.

See Also…

The Old Crown ‘Slow Jams’ Free Valentines Party. DJs Jordan Lott & Matt Smith play a selection of grooves to get you in the mood including plenty of 80s & 90s slow jams, soul, r n’b, party tunes & more! Why not grab yourselves some dinner from BOP Kebabs while you’re at it! 12th Feb.

The brains behind Killer Wave take over The British Oak for a night of indie & alternative classics. Craft Beer, Cocktails & Food by Original Patty Men. FREE ENTRY, 12th Feb.

LAB11 presents HOT SINCE 82, 18th Feb. TS7, 19th Feb. Afta Bass, 25th Feb.

Fonografo takes place every Thursday night in Jan at Deadwax, ft Vinyl 45 spinners playing groovy vintage killer sounds.

There are DJs in both rooms of Hockley Social Club every weekend (main room + Cafe Artum) playing anything from disco breaks to Balearic grooves.

Live acoustic performers entertain at The Anchor Digbeth every Sunday.

If you dig live blues, Henry’s Blueshouse takes place every Tuesday at The Blue Piano.

Contemporary jazz fills the boozy atmosphere of The Spotted Dog Digbeth also every Tuesday.