Brumbeat Gig Guide – June 2023!

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

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

1st June

Miller Blue @ The Sunflower Lounge

When Tigers Used To Smoke & Adult Leisure, Izuzvo, Brad Walton @ The Sunflower Lounge

3rd June

Simemr Down Launch Party @ MAC

ft. Horace Andy, Big Ship Alliance, Robbie Levi, Jam Jah Sound and more.

4th June

The Melvin Hancox Band live @ Actress and Bishop

Come Sunday @ Artum, Hockley Social Club

A haven for some of Birmingham’s very best dancers.

Residents Jayson and Nick will be digging deep, promising an afternoon of deep, heavy, fast and funky Jazz, Fusion and Brazilian tunes played on one of Brum’s finest sound systems. Expect a warm welcome, friendly faces and Jazz, Jazz and more Jazz at one of the city’s most intimate venues.

5th June

Lera Lynn / Michael Malarkey @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

8th June

Kaleidoscope presents: Triptides / Baby Vanga @ The Night Owl

9th June

Algernon Cadwallader @ The Castle & Falcon

Ascension x High Key presents: Denham Audio @ The Rainbow Pub

10th June

Desert Island Discs @ Dead Wax Digbeth

A fantastic day of listening to friends and their friends 8 cherished tracks that they would take on a desert island… Castaways: Kaytee Thompson De-Wolfe, Ada Sly, Alex Hammond, Daniel Finnemore, Tom Mason. Back to mine DJ (3-4pm slot), Paul Boots. Starter and Dessert by Chris and Steve.

11th June

The Orielles @ The Castle & Falcon

12th June

Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express + Kris Gruen @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

The Beat featuring Dave Wakeling with Bow Wow Wow feat. Annabella Lwin @ Town Hall

16th June

Myles Newman + Sugarthief + Ocean Ivy @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

Dave Clarke @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

17th June

We Out Here Launch Party @ Artum, Hockley Social Club

A night with Alexander Nut, Ella Knight and Fools in the House

Susan Cadogan live @ The Night Owl

20th June

Frankie and The Witch Fingers @ Hare And Hounds Kings Heath

23rd June

Kurt Vile & The Violators + King Hannah @ O2 Institute

Barrington Levy @ O2 Academy

24th June

1000 Trades Summer Party 2023

12 hour music marathon ft Nowham, Pitch Control & more, bolstered by a live band, ping pong (or beer pong, if you must) and a BBQ by All Greek Street Food!

28th June

Weird On Purpose #5 | Einstellung, Zyggurat & Wildforms @ Hare & Hounds Kings Heath

Regular Events..


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.


Friends Like These ft Dean Sunshine Smith & Friends every Sunday @ Stir Stores

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 and Nortons.