Brumbeat Gig Guide – July 2023!

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

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

1st July 2023

Fontaines D.C [DJ Set] @ Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

A Daytime Disco on the Terrace with Neil Diablo @ Hockley Social Club

2nd July 2023

COME SUNDAY Jazz & Rare Groove Party @ Cafe Artum

6th July 2023

Jaydon Clover X Run Your Mouth Poetry Slam @ Cafe Artum

Motherhood @ The Victoria

7th July 2023

Birmingham Jazz presents Shirley Smart Sextet @ 1000 Trades

Mostly Jazz After Party with Goldie @ Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

Mostly Jazz Festival ft Fred Wesley, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Goldie (Live), Crazy P Soundsystem, Mr Scruff, Gabriella Liandu, KC & The Sunshine Band, Incognito + more @ Moseley Park

8th July 2023

Skream terrace takeover with the AFTA DARK Party crew @ LAB11

9th July 2023

TRMNL – Archie Hamilton @ LAB11

13th July 2023

ZYGGURAT, Broken Circle EP Launch @ Pan Pan, Digbeth

14th July 2023

Back of the Bar: Jeez LLuis & Liamosino @ The Night Owl

Voyage X High Key presents Higgo, Auracul & co @ Yhe Mill Rooftop

15th July 2023

Atjazz & Friends @ Artum

16th July 2023

An Afternoon w/ Dave Lee (JN) @ Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

19th July 2023

Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival: Florence Joelle @ The Night Owl

July 26th 2023

Weird On Purpose #6 ft Robert Craig Oulton, Odmansbox & Fergy LH @ Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

Seba Safe + Patrick James @ The Sunflower Lounge

27th July 2023

Freak Out Psych Night @ The Sunflower Lounge

28th July 2023

MADE Festival ft Eva Lazarus, Flowdan, Gardna, Girlgrinduk, Girls Don’t Sync, Hybrid Minds, Shy FX, Venjent & co @ Forum Digbeth

FKP Scorpio p.resents Baudelaire + La Dharma & Grave Palms @ The Rainbow

30th July 2023

H&H x DDC present: Highbury Hall Festival @ Highbury Hall

Melvin Hancocks Band @ Actress and Bishop

Regular Events..


Jam Jah Mondays ft Reggae & Dub sound system @ Dark Horse, Moseley


Contemporary live Jazz @ The Spotted Dog


The Unique Experience takes place 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 also at Hockley Social.


Live acoustic music @ The Anchor

There’s plenty more out there each week, with regular live music and DJs at 1000 Trades, Cafe Artum, The Actress & Bishop, The Night Owl, Hare & Hounds, Sunflower Lounge, Scruffy Murphys, Subside, Deadwax, Fletchers Bar, Rock N’ Roll Brewhouse, Gunmaker’s Arms, Sun On The Hill, Snobs, Lab 11, The Ruin, Stir Stores and Nortons.