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

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… Read more »

Summer In The City Global Themed Parties coming to Jewellery Quarter’s Secret Garden

Summer In The City Global Themed Parties coming to Jewellery Quarter’s Secret Garden

Summer plans are sorted with The Button Factory’s new lineup of events taking place in The Yard, a brand new secret garden space. The Jewellery Quarter hotspot… Read more »

The Very Best of ElvisIn Concert Live on Screen with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra 

One of Elvis’ closest friends, Jerry Schilling, has been announced as Special Guest for the upcoming The Very Best of Elvis In Concert Live on Screen with the… Read more »

Forthcoming music shows Birmingham

Forthcoming music shows Birmingham

Transmission Saturday 27th May Castle & Falcon Birmingham The March Violets Wednesday 31st May The Castle & Falcon Birmingham My Life Story Thursday 8th June… Read more »

Teenage Fanclub – Announce New Album + Birmingham Show in 2023

Teenage Fanclub today announce their new album, ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’, due out 22nd September via their own label PeMa in the UK/Europe and Merge in the US…. Read more »

Barbara Dickson announces Farewell Tour with Birmingham date

Legendary Scottish singer-songwriter, musician and actress Barbara Dickson has announced her farewell tour, set to take place in February 2024. After a musical odyssey of five decades,… Read more »

Beginning this week – Tunde, the Voice of the Lighthouse Family – UK Tour May / June 2023

Singer-Songwriter Tunde, the iconic voice of the multi-platinum selling Lighthouse Family, has announced a UK tour through May & June. The singer will be performing Lighthouse Family… Read more »

NZ indie-rockers – THE CHILLS in Birmingham on June 15th

Back in the UK and Ireland for the first time in over six years, NZ indie-rockers – THE CHILLS – are set to play a series of… Read more »

NICOLE ATKINS & JIM SCLAVUNOS in Birmingham on June 8th

Nicole and Jim are joined on “Strange Weather” by guitarist George Vjestica (Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds) and pianist/keyboardist Dave Sherman (Valerie June, Elle King), and… Read more »

blur – Announce new album ahead of Wolverhampton Show (26 May)

blur will release their first album in 8 years, titled ‘The Ballad of Darren’ and comprising 10 new tracks, on 21st July on Parlophone. First track “The Narcissist” is… Read more »

The Mary Wallopers added to Moseley Folk 2023

Fast-rising Irish stars The Mary Wallopers have been announced as a surprise addition to this year’s Moseley Folk and Arts Festival (Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023, Birmingham). One… Read more »

Sarabeth Tucek at Hare & Hounds in Birmingham on June 4th

Emerging from a decade-long hibernation, American singer-songwriter SARABETH TUCEK has announced an 18-date UK tour for May/June 2023. Sarabeth Tucek officially broke onto the music scene in… Read more »

26th June, Suzie Ungerleider at Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath

Dates: June 24 – July 5, 2023Location: United KingdomTickets: JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider is UK bound this summer for her Bitch on Wheels Tour. Suzie, who… Read more »

Xhosa Cole TalkingDrumFest this weekend!

Xhosa Cole is to host a new festival at The Edge in Digbeth this weekend! Performers include: Mark Sanders, Vanley Burke, Chris Radford, Germa Adan, Millicent James,… Read more »

Misfits Music is calling on local people to support bid to win £69,950 of National Lottery funding!

Misfits Music is calling on local people to support its bid to win £69,950 of National Lottery funding in this year’s The People’s Projects ●     The Project Brum… Read more »

Brum’s Conserveatoire Folk Ensemble – New LP ‘Twenty-Five’ + Power Folk 10

Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble New album Twenty-Fivereleased27 May 2023 UK dates, spring/summer “Stunning … joyous …” FRUK “One of the great spectacles that folk music has to… Read more »

The New Consistent releases new single – Led Astray

‘The thing I love about TNC, is his detailed lyrical images which give such a vivid picture of the world he inhabits’ – BBC 6 Music Since… Read more »

Myriam Bleau – Soft Revolvers at Printmakers Arms 19th May 2023

The first of two performances by the Canadian composer Myriam Bleau, Soft Revolvers aims to immerse the audience in the music by literally showing us the link… Read more »

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music – Number 11 

A member of Kraftwerk during the group’s golden era, Wolfgang Flür was the band’s electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987. The Seventh Wave’s Eleventh Electronic Music Festival… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham May 2023!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this May 2023. We search high and low to bring to you the best original music Brum has to… Read more »

Come Sunday May 7th @artumbirmingham

Come Sunday “Jazz for you Head Jazz for your Feet” DJs Jayson Wynters, Nick Schlittner and Tom Belte  Artum Birmingham at Hockley Social Club, 60 Hampton Street… Read more »

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse – Live In Concert with Orchestra & Turntables UK Tour 2023

For the first time ever, the Academy Award® winning film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is set to tour the UK Live in Concert this Autumn, with tickets on-sale on… Read more »

blur – announce Wolverhampton warm-up show 26th May

blur have announced a series of warm-up shows around the UK for next month.Making the exciting announcement today (26 April), they will kick off a summer of… Read more »

Madness – 16th December 2023 – Utilita Arena Birmingham

21st April 2023: Today, one of the biggest and most loved British bands Madness announce their ‘C’est La Vie 2023’ tour. Beginning on 30th November in Aberdeen, the 13-date… Read more »

Shambolics head to Birmingham this May

Following the release of release their brand new EP ‘U Serious Boi?!’, Scottish indie breakaways – SHAMBOLICS – will be heading out on a full UK tour this… Read more »

Henry’s Blueshouse this April & May 2023

TUESDAY 25th APRIL AT HENRY’S BLUESHOUSE AT VELVET MUSIC ROOMS MELVIN HANCOX BAND Melvin has toured through Europe, the U.S.A. and even Costa Rica – that must… Read more »

Skinny Pelembe Announces Birmingham Show + New Album ‘Hardly The Same Snake’ out 28 April

Skinny Pelembe is excited to share his new single “Deadman Deadman Deadman” and its accompanying video. Watch the video HERE. The track is the latest release from his… Read more »

Laura Cortese and Dan Walsh bring one-off collaboration to Birmingham this May

Acclaimed American singer, songwriter and fiddle player Laura Cortese will bring her Laura Cortese & Friends UK tour to Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham on Thursday 4th May… Read more »

HENGE – Extraterrestrial band announce BIRMINGHAM show

ATTENTION HUMANS!Interplanetary ravers HENGE are coming to a town near you. Announcing plans for an extensive UK tour this Autumn, the Cosmic Dross pioneers will be unleashing… Read more »

The World of Hans Zimmer – 9th April 2024 – Resorts World Arena

Powerful. Beautiful. Dramatic. Breathtaking. Strong. Touching. This is the music of two-time Academy Award® winner Hans Zimmer. In 2024, his successful show The World of Hans Zimmer… Read more »

Birmingham Mods raising money for Cure Leukemia this weekend with Charity All-Dayer

The Night Owl Birmingham is proudly hosting a special Steppin’ Up Charity Soul-Mod All-dayer to raise money for the blood cancer charity, Cure Leukemia. Originally scheduled for… Read more »

Jewellery Quarter bar celebrates the launch of their exciting new outdoor space

The Button Factory in the Jewellery Quarter is preparing for a busy Summer with the launch of their stunning new 350 capacity, outdoor space ‘’The Yard’’. The… Read more »

UK’s first techno bar re-opens doors at new Digbeth location

UK’s first techno bar re-opens doors at new Digbeth location

The Berlin Bar has announced that they will be opening their new Adderley Street site on Saturday 13th May.  Situated on the Bordesley Junction in Digbeth, the… Read more »

Spiers & Boden – The Midsummer Tour

After a triumphant 2022 reunion tour with folk big-band “Bellowhead” (including a sold-out performance at the Royal Albert Hall) founder-members John Spiers and Jon Boden return as their… Read more »

Non Canon + Suzannah Evans plays Cherry Reds 23rd Apr

Long-term friends Non Canon and poet Suzannah Evans are set to tour a collaborative evening of music and poetry in April 2023. Non Canon, aka Bristol songwriter… Read more »

‘Grass Is Greener’ by Sanity out soon!

SANITY (formerly Lady Sanity) is known for encapsulating a distinctive blend of Hip-Hop, jazz and Soul. Her sharp commentary has a fearless instinct, expertly balancing smoothness, and… Read more »

Step back in time with brand new 60s influenced club night

Live It Up! is a brand new 60s influenced club night playing the finest music from the 60s and a dash of 50s. From the brains of… Read more »

Peter Hook & The Light – announce Wolverhapmton ‘Substance’ Show

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the seminal ‘Substance’ compilations – PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT – will be performing them in-full at a special show in Wolverhampton… Read more »

Ziggy Alberts plays O2 Institute in Birmingham Saturday, the 10th of June

Ziggy Alberts has established himself as one of Australia’s leading independent artists. His genuine grassroots story has lifted his artistry into universal acclaim, captivating audiences across the globe – a testament to his song writing ability… Read more »

Pet Needs Birmingham gig + The Lottery Winners, 18th April @ Mama Roux’s

A fiery and furious back-and-forth that sees PET NEEDS joined by collaborator Bridget, “The Argument” is a highly charged track about a relationship spiralling out of control…. Read more »

Gerry Love (ex-Teenage Fanclub) to headline new music festival The Ryland Caravan in Birmingham

Sat 27 May 2023 | 3.30pm – 10pm (doors from 3pm) | Tickets from £27.50. Soak up the summer vibes as local indie cowboys Independent Country present… Read more »

Independent Boldmere record store to throw launch party for latest vinyl release!

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist CARRIE MARTIN returns with a new album, Evergreen. Two events to launch the album are planned – 21st April in Hull followed by 28th April… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham April 2023!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this April 2023. We search high and low to bring to you the best original music Brum has to… Read more »

Fastest-selling MOSELEY FOLK & ARTS adds Stornoway, Josh Pugh & more

Moseley Folk and Arts Festival (Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023) has added even more artists to this year’s line-up. With ticket sales already at a record breaking peak, among the… Read more »

GRETCHEN PETERS – brings Farewell Tour to Birmingham this May

Legendary singer, songwriter and performer GRETCHEN PETERS has announced what will be her final ever tour of the UK.Over 25 years since she first set foot on… Read more »

THE HIGH KINGS announce June 2023 UK Tour coming to BIRMINGHAM – Town Hall on Friday 23rd June 2023!

After 15 years at the top of their game, The High Kings are still selling out venues around the world to an ever- growing army of loyal… Read more »

Icons of British music The Hollies announce a UK tour for 2023

Icons of British music, The Hollies, have announced a UK tour for 2023, celebrating embarking upon their 7th decade as a band.   The Hollies have been… Read more »

Come Sunday at Cafe Artum

Come Sunday @artumbirmingham Sunday 2nd April 2-7pm Free Admission Birmingham’s biggest Jazz Sunday is back for its third instalment this week. Residents @nicklovesjazz is joined by one… Read more »

Into the Jungle – 1st April at Dark Horse

We are very excited to announce the return of Into The Jungle! Join us for the best in Jungle, Drum & Bass and Bass Music. Headlining is world… Read more »

Flatpack Fes 2023 inc live Ukrainian musicians at Moseley Road Baths

Festival dates: Tues 16 May to Sun 21 May 2023 Tickets on sale: Tuesday 28 March  Flatpack Festival announces 2023 programme with special events including Soviet/Ukrainian film ‘In… Read more »