Brumbeat Gig Guide January 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Jan 2020, 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. *Scroll down for full listings by date.

Regular Weekly Events..

The city’s finest disco, soul, eclectic DJs at Digbeth Dining Club every Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday with the ever diverse Nigh Owl round the corner. The Victoria and Island Bar host a wide variety of funk, soul, disco and indie DJs every weekend 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. The Actress & Bishop provides live acoustic and gig nights throughout the month with late entry! The Stable hosts a variety of DJs and live music throughout the month with Bourne & Co hosting Damian (UK Vibe/Barefoot In The Head) every Saturday – also catch Damian every Friday at The Plough, Harborne.

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 Saturday evenings and CollectiveSoulshakeLoose Joints on Fridays at the Lord ClifdenThe Ruin, Digbeth is home to some of the city’s finest disco, funk and vintage house DJs every weekend. You can find soulful & funky live jazz at The Spotted Dog, Digbeth every Tuesday. Digbrew also hosts some top DJs and live music most weekends as does Digbeth Works. For the best in blues check out Henry’s Blues every Tuesday at Bull’s Head Brum.

Recommended Music Events January 2020

Thu 2 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar

Fri 3 Jan 20

Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Loose Joints DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
Sleepy Heads / Hotplate / Glass Ceilings / The Common @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sat 4 Jan 20

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Bowie Night @ The Night Owl
Switch Club Night @ The Castle & Falcon
Deaf Balloons / Second Hand Genes / Honey Factory + more @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sun 5 Jan 20

Poonky Poofle and the Squiffel Squibs @ Lunatic Asylum
The Earnest Spears / Feed Me Milk / Simple Trixx / Spit @ The Sunflower Lounge

Mon 6 Jan 20

The Butters Aliens / Cornflakes at Kelly’s / In Our Lives + more @ The Sunflower Lounge

Tue 7 Jan 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
The Nu / Future Fires / Akande / The Flow @ The Sunflower Lounge

Wed 8 Jan 20

Outline / Crymson / Easy Company / The Mood @ The Sunflower Lounge

Thu 9 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Simon Whittle Williams and The Cheese Bandits @ The Stale Wotsit Club
Lady Sanity / Ed Geater / Astroboys / Stella @ The Sunflower Lounge

Fri 10 Jan 20

Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
All Mods Cons @ The Night Owl
From The Jam – Setting Sons @ The Mill
Broken Minds, Wax On and The Source Presents: A tribute to Tango @ The Hare & Hounds
Yardbird Jazz Funk Sessions @ 1000 Trades
Paper Buoys / The Good Water / Headshrinkers / Bermuda @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sat 11 Jan 20

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Black Elvis (live Elvis tribute) @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and Retro club night @ The Night Owl
Switch Club Night @ The Castle & Falcon
Femme Fatale – Swap/Sell shop, Stalls, DJ’s, Live music @ Actress & Bishop
Major Toms play Glam Era Bowie & Aladdin Sane in full @ The Hare & Hounds
The Assist / Karkosa / Roma Cove / The New Consistent @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sun 12 Jan 20

Riscas / Flares / 11 57 / Souki @ The Sunflower Lounge

Mon 13 Jan 20

Delta Autumn / Rosie Tee / Gaby Kettle / Cariss Auburn @ The Sunflower Lounge

Tue 14 Jan 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
SUE / Pretty Vile / Twelve Twelve / The Wolf Within @ The Sunflower Lounge

Wed 15 Jan 20

Odmansbox / Home Creatures / Muir @ The Hare & Hounds
Kioko / The Pagans S.O.H / Sketch / Stress Release @ The Sunflower Lounge

Thu 16 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Static Dress, The Well Runs Red, Jacky P @ Victoria
Violet / Rai Kah Mercury / Wishbone / The Space @ The Sunflower Lounge

Fri 17 Jan 20

Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
Soulin’ Soul and Funk night with live percussion @ The Night Owl
The Mowgli’s + Special Guests @ The Castle & Falcon
The Last Rogues / The Carousels / OSCA / ELBA / Southern Smoke @ Actress & Bishop
Sounds Familiar Birmingham 2020 @ Mama Roux’s
1000 Trades Presents: Blue Dot Radio @ 1000 Trades
Spilt Milk Society / Odd Soul / Cherry Cherry / Amy Louise Ellis @ The Sunflower Lounge
Soul & Mowtown Night @ Digbeth Works

Sat 18 Jan 20

TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
Amy Winehouse Tribute by Marina Coombes @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and Retro club night @ The Night Owl
Switch Club Night @ The Castle & Falcon
Triple Cooked: Garden of Eden @ The Mill
The Social Club – First Party Of The Year! @ The Hare & Hounds
Paranoid London (DJ SET) @ The Hare & Hounds

Sun 19 Jan 20

Veridian @ Victoria
Namiwa Jazz / Ruth Kokumo / Fergus Channell / Demelza @ The Sunflower Lounge

Mon 20 Jan 20

Lucy May Walker / Midge / Lucy Shaw / Ellie Poole @ The Sunflower Lounge

Tue 21 Jan 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
Y!KES / Free Galaxy / Baddreams / Bleach @ The Sunflower Lounge

Wed 22 Jan 20

Dead Mob / Born Zero / Insurgent / Chlorine @ The Sunflower Lounge

Thu 23 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Beautiful Little Fools EP Launch @ The Hare & Hounds
Genuine Panama / Melotone / Sriracha People / Tradin’ Fives @ The Sunflower Lounge

Fri 24 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
The Collective DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
Dig? Soul and Retro club night @ The Night Owl
This Feeling Birmingham – Big in 2020 – The Novus + More @ The Castle & Falcon
The Common plus supports @ Actress & Bishop
Resurrection + Oas-is @ The Mill
Rhytmo #3 @ Café Artum
Fantastic! An 80s Party @ The Hare & Hounds
The New Righteous Mood / La Dharma / Fat Cat / Cellar Door @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sat 25 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
TLC – disco, house, funk, balearic, cosmic, classics. Resident djs every week, 7pm – late @ The Lord Clifden
Saturday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Damian playing soul, funk, latin, disco & boogie @ Bourne & Co
Various DJs @ The Plough Harborne
The Deep Six: EP Launch night @ The Night Owl
Dig? Soul and Retro club night @ The Night Owl
VANT + Special Guests @ The Castle & Falcon
Switch Club Night @ The Castle & Falcon
The Rift / Mayjays / Turned it to Stone / Broken Looking Glass @ Actress & Bishop
Disko Haus – Digbeth Shakedown @ Mama Roux’s
Sleep Token @ The Mill
This Is Tmrw 2020 Launch: Table Scraps, SFL, The Cosmics & more @ The Hare & Hounds
Cory Wells, Lizzy Farrall, Luke Rainsford @ Victoria
Shai Brides / The Silver Lines / The Reservoir Cats + more @ The Sunflower Lounge

Sun 26 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Rozi Plain @ The Hare & Hounds
George Pannell / Sedated Society / Lauren Hoyle + more26/ @ The Sunflower Lounge

Tue 28 Jan 20

Jazz night. Free Entry 8pm @ The Spotted Dog, Digbeth
Henry’s Blueshouse every Tuesday live blues @ The Bull’s Head Brum
Peaness / Low Red Moon @ The Hare & Hounds

Wed 29 Jan 20

Bingo Lingo @ The Mill
Wire @ The Hare & Hounds

Thu 30 Jan 20

Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
Live Music @ The Gentleman & Scholar Bar
Digbeth Dining Club + Cafe Colette + DJs from 5.30pm @ Spotlight!
TEKTU Presents: Refreshers @ Lab 11
Sam Fender @ O2 Academy, Birmingham
Italia 90 / Kick The Clown @ The Sunflower Lounge

Fri 31 Jan 20

Friday DJs playing indie and alternative rock @ The Sun on The Hill
Soulshake DJs playing the best in soul, funk, disco, house and balearic @ The Lord Clifden
Barefoot In The Head soul, latin, jazz, disco & boogie @ The Plough Harborne
Le Freak: Soul Train Special @ The Night Owl
A Festival, A Parade @ Actress & Bishop
Sum Cellar – Murder He Wrote / iLL Disco: Special Guest @ Mama Roux’s
AC/DC UK @ The Mill
Digbeth Records 1st B’day w/ Francesco Del Garda @ Lab 11
Planet V Birmingham @ Lab 11
Keg @ Café Artum
20 Years of Leftfoot: Launch Party with Carista @ The Hare & Hounds
Who Needs Pete? @ The Hare & Hounds
Bombay Bicycle Club @ O2 Academy
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