Brumbeat Gig Guide – September 2023!

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

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

1st September

Cantaloop @ Actress and Bishop

1st – 3rd September

Moseley Folk & Arts Festival

Ft Squeeze, Sawdoctors, Wilco, Graham Nash, Billy Bragg, Mary Wallopers, Stornoway, Gwenno, Wild Rivers, Scott Matthews and more.

1st – 3rd September

Supersonic Festival

Ft Deerhoof, Ex-Easter Island Head, Hey Colossus, Godflesh, Algiers, Lankum, 75 Dollar Bill, Avalanche Kaito & more.

2nd September

Desert Island Discs @ Dead Wax Digbeth

Castaways: Simon Hale, Andrew James Perry, Leita Sly, Tristan Kelly, Mark Smith + Guest DJ for the 3pm – 4pm slot, with a magical box of 7’s, Al Mackenzie.

3rd September

Come Sunday Jazz & Funk, 3.00pm-8.00pm Free! @ Cafe Artum

This Is Tmrw presents Say She She + Echo Juliet @ Hare & Hounds

5th September

Kaleidoscope presents Dumbo Gets Mad with support from Otherless & Jackie @ The Night Owl

This Is Tmrw presents Takeshi’s Cashew @ Hare & Hounds

9th September

Victor Simonelli @ Cafe Artum

20th September

Black Josh, Lee Scott, SonnyJim Hare @ Hounds Kings Heath

27th September

This Is Tmrw presents Weird On Purpose #8 ft Rosie Tee @ Hare & Hounds

30th September

Wobble ft Andy Smith & Shades of Rhythm @ Deadwax Digbeth

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.