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Information on the live music events, music news, DJ nights and band reviews for Birmingham.

The Melon Ground Sessions Continue!

The Melon Ground Sessions Continue!

The Melon Ground sessions at Castle Bromwich Gardens bring soulful live music to the historic gardens on Thursday evenings throughout the summer, hosted by guitarist Vo Fletcher… Read more »

‘Lockdown FM Broadcasting In a Pandemic’ by Gilles Peterson.

‘Lockdown FM Broadcasting In a Pandemic’ by Gilles Peterson.

Lockdown FM: Broadcasting In a Pandemic is a 600+ page cultural documentation of a year in lockdown. Densely populated and rich in imagery, it records the response of London based DJ and… Read more »

Disco Brunch at The Night Owl with Joel and Buck – Saturday 12th June

The Night Owl’s Disco Brunch is finally back by popular demand! We’re so happy to be back with both our indoor and outdoor seating areas in sunny… Read more »

Gladys Knight Announces 2022 UK Tour Including date at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Tickets On-Sale: Friday June 11th 2021 The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last 50… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 5 June

Pete Steel is back in the OFFICAL Brum Radio A-List hot-seat (and it is red-hot) with new music to chill out to including from: Katherine Priddy // The Novus // SIPHO // T8PES // Kate B’mand // Jack… Read more »

This Is My City festival to take place on June 12th to 13th

This Is My City festival to take place on June 12th to 13th

The annual festival celebrating the diverse communities of Birmingham, ‘This Is My City’, will take place on June 12th – 13th and this year will welcome a… Read more »

Summer schedule of pop-up events announced to welcome people back to Brindleyplace

Brindleyplace is set to go pop this summer after announcing a series of events to be held at a brand new pop-up garden which will be located… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 29th May 2021

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List This week Danny de Reybekill takes the lid off a jam-packed hour of new Birmingham… Read more »

Luna Springs Brings Two New Exciting Events to Brum for First Time!

Luna Springs Brings Two New Exciting Events to Brum for First Time!

As restrictions lift on the 21st June, the outdoor venue will stage a series of large-scale events and parties  This summer Luna Springs is bringing a series of… Read more »

Jazz Trumpet Legend Coming To Birmingham

Summer 2021 marks the UK tour of Portrait: Reflections On Belonging, the new and much anticipated album from innovative UK trumpeter Byron Wallen. Having been struck by… Read more »

Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse Rides Again

Dateline Sunday 2pm: The first performance of the 2021 season of Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse. The Nitecrawlers opened their show precisely on time. So did the rain, but… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List – 22 May

Pete Steel is back downtown with a whole host of new music from uptown. This week he has brand new bangers from: William William Rodgers & Piera Onacko // Alex-is Music // The Silver… Read more »

Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse, Aaron Neville Quits and Jazz Gillum

The Blues are back at Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse It seems a lot more than just a few months since Birmingham had its last shot of The Blues… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 15th May

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the one and only OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List This week Danny de Reybekill takes the lid off a jam-packed hour… Read more »

Live music returns to The Actress and Bishop for May 2021

Live music returns home as one of Birmingham’s original and best live music venues, The Actress & Bishop, relaunch with another show stopping live music line up…. Read more »

Toy Story in Concert 2022 Tour Announced Film to Be Performed Live with Orchestra for First Time in UK

Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story” will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in 2022 with a nationwide tour. Toy Story in… Read more »

The New Consistent – new single

Effortlessly capturing the incoming optimism and care-free feeling of a sunny summer’s day, emerging West Midlands rapper The New Consistent today unveils his new single, ‘All That… Read more »

6 Summer Festivals in Birmingham not to miss in 2021!

6 Summer Festivals in Birmingham not to miss in 2021!

Birmingham festival goers have had a tough 2020, with most festivals cancelled or taken place online virtually due to the pandemic, but 2021, brings hope with large… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 8 May

This week the captain of the good ship A List is Danny de Reybekill whose cargo includes new music from: Holly Fitzgerald // YIKES // Katherine Priddy // The New Consistent There’s a track from… Read more »

Alex Westwood first release Clouds

Alex Westwood first release Clouds

Alex Westwood is a 19 year-old, midlands-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist & producer who independently conjures up creative, experimental and organic music which distorts the definition of genre,… Read more »

UB40 Launch Vegan and Organic ‘Red Red Wine’ to Celebrate 2021 Tour

Ali Campbell spent his adolescence harvesting grapes in Bordeaux and had always longed to launch a UB40 wine with fellow founding member and wine enthusiast, Astro. Eminent… Read more »

Best Places To Go For Food and Drink in The Jewellery Quarter!

The Jewellery Quarter is home to over 700 jewellers and independent retailers, with a thriving food and drink scene the district has an incredible history, from the… Read more »

The Delights of Digbeth – a Big Brummie Night Out!

The delights of Digbeth have been covered in just about every national news paper around the globe – however, it’s hard to keep up with all the… Read more »

Flatpack Festival 21-31 May 2021

“The festival that defines the word eclectic” – Sight and Sound Flatpack kicks off a four-month season of events on 21 May with a full-to-bursting programme of… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List – 1 May

Kick off your May Bank Holiday with Pete Steel and his fresh new earworms from the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List This week’s brand new music comes from: Ace… Read more »

The Goat Roper Rodeo Band play The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath 25th May

With just an upright bass, two old guitars and a bucketful of aching harmony, THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND are preaching ‘Country Blues’ like you never heard…… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List – 24 April

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List stars Danny de Reybekill who is once again celebrating the best 60 minutes of new music in and around Birmingham.  This week he has great new tunes… Read more »

May 2021 at The Old Crown Digbeth

May 2021 at The Old Crown Digbeth

The Old Crown Bank Holiday – SOLD OUT 1st May – 2nd May 2021 What’s on? Saturday – 01st May – Live music from Heavy Beat Brass… Read more »

Autumn 2021 UK Tour The Manfreds plus special guest Georgie Fame

Legendary pioneers of British Rhythm and Blues, The Manfreds, will be touring once again this autumn, featuring special guest Georgie Fame. The dates are rescheduled from 2020… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 17 April

Saturday is THE day for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – and this week Pete Steel celebrates his birthday by unwrapping brand new music from: Itona // Lady Sanity // DAME // Chris Cleverley // Molly // Quentin… Read more »

New 3,500 capacity music venue launches in Birmingham in time for lockdown easing

New 3,500 capacity music venue launches in Birmingham in time for lockdown easing

Stay at home orders are easing. Lonely nights are almost over. And now, just in time for our return to the dance floor, newly renovated, multi-faceted 3,500… Read more »

Local Singer Songwriter Bethan Wyn set for success!

A brand new personalised single from Solihull singer/songwriter Bethan Wyn is due this April. Clearly marking the wall with her trademark sound, this is her first release… Read more »

The Prodigy Star and Dan Pearce launch Art, Film and Music Project

The Prodigy frontman and artist, Maxim and mixed-media artist, Dan Pearce have collaborated on the powerful and poignant, pandemic Hope project, which will see the May 20 launch of 50 limited edition sculptures, containing an exclusive, four-track Maxim… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 10 April

Danny de Reybekill is stewarding your runners and riders on this week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List There’s great new music from: Katherine Priddy // The VCR // Eloise Fabbri x David Williams // North Parade // Icey… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 3 April

This Easter weekend Danny de Reybekill is hatching some eggs-ellent new local tunes on the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List. On this week’s show: Vital // The Clause // Stella Music // Darcy Holmes // YIKES featuring Geoff Rickly There’s a track… Read more »

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

The Actress & Bishop offers a newly refurbished private space available for hire, catering for special occasions and corporate events. The multi functional room boasts a private… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel 27 March

The clocks may have gone forward but we’ve still got an hour of the best new Birmingham music for you. Clocking in this week is Pete Steel who will… Read more »

10cc – The Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour – March/April 2022

TICKETS ON SALE:FRIDAY 26TH MARCH 2021 10cc have announced a new UK tour for 2022, where they will celebrate the hits which have seen them recognised as… Read more »

The Clause Time of Our Lives March 26th 2021

Time Of Our Lives is an anthem for this freak era, the year that never was, and the anticipation of breaking free from the viral chains which… Read more »

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Kitchen Disco Tour Rescheduled to 2022

Following on from the announcement of the 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has rescheduled her Kitchen Disco Tour, originally scheduled for May 2021,… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 20 March

On the first day of Spring Pete Steel is tending to the newest music blossoming in and around Birmingham. On this week’s stacked show he has music from: TrueMendous featuring Kofi… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List for 13 March

2pm on a Saturday can only mean one thing… it’s time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List! Your guide this week is Danny de Reybekill who will navigate you through… Read more »

New Outdoor Venue ‘Luna Springs’ to open in Digbeth April 12th!

London-based Adventure Bar Group – of famed late-night venues Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar, Blame Gloria, Bar Elba and The Escapologist – are to launch Luna Springs, their… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel – 6 March

This week on the A List it’s Pete Steel serving you up brand new bangers from: Akande // Laura Mvula // Thomas Atlas // Darcy Holmes // Graywave // Michael Personne There’s a new Featured Album this… Read more »

Craft beer festival, Beer Central, is returning on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd July at The Mill in Digbeth.

Craft beer festival, Beer Central, is returning to bring the best in beer, food and music to Birmingham for the second time. The festival, which was cancelled… Read more »

The Old Crown’s Reopening Roadmap

12th April – 24th April 2021 What’s on? Monday 12th April – Heavy Beat Brass Band 🎶 + DJs outside 📀 17:00PM – Midnight. Tuesday 13th April… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 27 February

Spring is coming and Birmingham’s music is blooming. Danny de Reybekill is digging brand new A List entries from: Saiem – Urban Hippie Music // Exhaler // Demelza // YIKES // OPEN ARMS // Jack Frohlich There’s another… Read more »

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

The BIMM group is opening two new colleges in Birmingham this year to meet the spectacular demand for industry-ready graduates in the creative sector. Screen and Film… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 20 February

It’s another 60 minutes of beautiful Birmingham music with Danny de Reybekill introducing brand new tunage from: Renny Jackson // Stone Foundation // T8PES // RISCAS // Lyon Tide // Overpass. // The Line Managers There’s another track from our… Read more »

Birmingham ‘Seoul’ sensation is big in South Korea

Birmingham ‘Seoul’ sensation is big in South Korea

Despite lockdown travel restrictions, a Birmingham artist’s voice has reached across the seas with an official release in South Korea. Anne-Marie Allen, age 33 from Birmingham, collaborated… Read more »