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

BMusic & BIMM announce lunchtime sessions at BEats where performers and students take stage!

BMusic & BIMM announce lunchtime sessions at BEats where performers and students take stage!

B:Eats, the cafe located within Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, will host a series of live music performances between February and July as part of an ongoing partnership with… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham February 2023!

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

MOSTLY JAZZ FESTIVAL Ezra Collective lead 2nd wave announcement

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2023 reveals more acts Second wave announcement. Ezra Collective, Incognito and Jamz Supernova all added to the line-up. 7-9 July 2023,… Read more »

ACID JAZZ curate music, arts, dance & cultural exhibition, March-May with live performances

AGMP in association with The Arts Council announce  ACID JAZZ & OTHER ILLICIT GROOVES MUSIC, ARTS, DANCE & CULTURE TOURING EXHIBITION  22-26  March – Centrala – Birmingham … Read more »

Moseley Record Fair New Venue New Season begins this Sun 5 Feb!

Moseley Record Fair Sunday 5 February 2023 Moseley All Services Club, Birmingham, B13 9EA Doors open at 12pm, ends at 4pm Cafe & DJs Free entrance… Read more »

Come Sunday Jazz Vinyl listening session at Cafe Artum

Come Sunday is Birmingham’s first Jazz Vinyl Listening session. Inspired by the Japanese Jazz Kissa, a post-war phenomenon,where because records were scarce and expensive , Jazz fans… Read more »

Sarabeth Tucek (SBT) – heads to Birmingham 4th June 2023

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 »

ERIC BIBB Blues Legend Heads to Birmingham This May

Today, ERIC BIBB releases “500 Miles”, a brand new track from the celebrated Blues musician’s forthcoming album ‘Ridin’’ (out 24 March on Repute Records).  Following the album’s release Bibb will… Read more »

Solar Eyes – March 10th – Naked Monkey on a Spaceship EP Party – Hare & Hounds

Psychedelic Indie rockers Solar Eyes are playing their home city on March 10th at The Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath. The Birmingham collective who have been making waves… Read more »

DAVID KITT – Announces BIRMINGHAM show this Spring

Genre-bending Irish musician and producer DAVID KITT has unveiled his new single “Wishing Well” and announced his ninth studio album ‘Idiot Check’, set for release on 31… Read more »

March, Rachel Baiman Americana Bluegrass from Nashville comes to Birmingham

Well versed in a variety of fiddle traditions including Old-Time, Bluegrass, Scottish and Canadian styles, Rachel Baiman is a versatile and dynamic musician. Rachel is a winner… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club are back in town!

Digbeth Dining Club are back in town!

Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs is set to host Digbeth Dining Club every Friday and Saturday, from 27th January – 1st April. This time round, expect to… Read more »

Hugh Cornwell new Moments of Madness tour comes to Birmingham May 2023

Accompanied by a full band, the shows will see Hugh perform two live sets: one filled with solo songs including cuts from his recent album ‘Moments of… Read more »

SOLAR EYES – Naked Monkey on a Spaceship

“Swooping and captivating soundscapes and haunting vocals that pull you in with twanging guitars, and haunting strings that pulls the big sky of the wild west into… Read more »

48 Hours in Birmingham – Two Kids on the Bloc

Living in Worcester, it’s a pretty easy commute to Brum. I’ve lived in The Jewellery Quarter, the worst parts of Wolverhampton & West Bromwich, and was born… Read more »

Brian Eno & Roger Eno Announce Live At The Acropolis, Concert Film of Their Only Ever Live Performance – Exclusive to UK Cinemas 2nd March 2023

“The Eno brothers make their much anticipated live debut on the slopes of the Acropolis. Were the gods listening they couldn’t help but be moved.” ~ Uncut September,… Read more »

UK Garage All Stars – 20 June 2023 – Utilita Arena Birmingham

Megaman, pioneering founder of So Solid Crew and S9, joins forces with major independent UK promoters Triple A in a wide-ranging partnership deal, which will see a… Read more »

Peter Gabriel new song and Birmingham date

PETER GABRIEL has revealed the first new song from his forthcoming album i/o. The track is accompanied by a cover image by the artist David Spriggs. LISTEN… Read more »

Sounds of the 60’s Live Tour 2023 – Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Every week,  listeners across the UK tune into BBC Radio 2 to hear the legendary Tony Blackburn  play the greatest songs of the 60’s. Now, the legendary… Read more »

BOXSTOCK – The UK Cigar Box Guitar Festival 2023

In today’s economic climate, there’s pressure on everybody’s finances, and many music-makers have gone back to the old-time approach of making their own entertainment, and making their… Read more »

Julian Siegel – Tales From The Jacquard Tour – February 2023


Beans on Toast — Brings ‘Back Out On The Road’ Tour To Birmingham in March 2023

Outlaw folk musician – Beans on Toast – will be “Back Out On The Road” next Spring.Following the runaway success of his extended UK tour in 2022,… Read more »

Goldie, Fat Freddy’s Drop + more set for Brum’s Mostly Jazz 2023

Fat Freddy’s Drop, Goldie and Jungle DJ Set announced. Friday 7 to Sunday 9 July 2023, Birmingham. Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival has revealed the first… Read more »

New nightspot set to shake up Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

New nightspot set to shake up Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

A brand new bar, restaurant and late-night venue will open in the Jewellery Quarter later this week, just in time for Christmas. Set to shake up the… Read more »

Live music and more at the We Are Birmingham ’22 Finale

This year is the 20th Anniversary of Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham. To mark the occasion, we launched a year long program called We Are Birmingham 2022. The programme… Read more »

ERIC BIBB – Blues Legend Announces BIRMINGHAM Show + New Album ‘Ridin’ out 24 March

Blues legend Eric Bibb has announced details of his new album ‘Ridin” and released lead single “Family”, listen here. Following the release of ‘Ridin’’ (on March 24 on Repute Records)… Read more »

1960s Soul icons The Flirtations to headline The Night Owl this December

This December 17th 1960s soul sensations, The Flirtations, are set to headline Digbeth’s soul & retro venue The Night Owl for a very special Christmas show. Support… Read more »

First acts for MOSELEY FOLK 2023 Wilco, Squeeze + more

Birmingham’s ever-popular Moseley Folk and Arts Festival returns for its 17th edition from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023. Adored for its forward-thinking yet accessible programming,… Read more »

Best New Bars, Restaurants & Cafes in Birmingham

We have searched high and low to bring you the best new bars, restauarants and cafes in Birmingham from 2022, as well as a few soon to… Read more »

12th January, The Completely Unique and Mind-blowing Martyn Joseph at MAC Birmingham

Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind-blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters and rip it up. For one man and a… Read more »

NEW FOR 2023! UK Arena Tour – The Very Best of ELVIS – In Concert, Live On Screen, with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

The King is back! One of the most unique concert experiences of recent years is set to return for 2023 having won the hearts of critics and… Read more »

Sophie Ellis-Bextor announces Christmas Kitchen Disco Tour 2023

Following on from the huge success of her 2022 Kitchen Disco Tour in which she brought her lockdown online sensation from her kitchen to sold-out stages across… Read more »

Matt Goss Announces Major UK Spring Tour including Birmingham date

Matt Goss, the legendary Bros frontman, is returning to the musical stage in the UK following his recent appearance on Strictly Come Dancing and an 11-year Las… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham Christmas & NYE 2022!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this December, including the best Christmas and NYE parties for 2022. We search… Read more »

Lobster Shack Returns to the Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

Lobster Shack Returns to the Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath

THE SHACK IS BACK! Lobster Shack returns to the Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath on Friday 2nd December after an eighteen month break. This is the first Lobster Shack… Read more »

Dehd to support Dry Cleaning in Birmingham 25 February 2023

Rising Chicago alt-rockers Dehd are set to return to the UK and Ireland next year for a live run supporting post-punk four-piece Dry Cleaning.2022 has been the… Read more »

Birmingham’s Best New Year’s Eve Nights Out

Birmingham’s Best New Year’s Eve Nights Out

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and we’re all looking for the best way to celebrate and ring in 2023. Whether you want a traditional… Read more »

Le Freak The Get Down – Hip Hop vs Disco at The Night Owl

This Friday The Night Owl is back with another fantastic Le Freak club night! With DJs T-Bird, Disco Duffy and Ed Quigley spinning the very best old… Read more »

B’ham Bach Choir – Nine Lessons And Carols, Dec 18, B’ham FREE!

Birmingham Bach Choir return to St. Alban’s Church, Birmingham, on Sunday 18 December for a traditional Christmas service, Nine Lessons And Carols. The popular afternoon service, which is free, features a… Read more »

Showhawk Duo Birmingham gig 27 Nov @ The Mill

Young British musicians Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright — known together as The Showhawk Duo —  have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the… Read more »

Peter Gabriel- 17 June 2023- Utilita Arena Birmingham

Peter Gabriel has announced plans for his 2023 tour across the UK & Europe next spring. The tour marks his first solo shows outside of North America since… Read more »

Disney 100-The Concert – 6th June 2023 – Resorts World Arena

A brand new concert will tour UK arenas in 2023, in celebration of 100 years of Disney!  Presented in the UK by Senbla and produced by Semmel… Read more »

Birmingham DJs Bring Stylish Cocktail Bar to the Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham DJs Bring Stylish Cocktail Bar to the Jewellery Quarter

Two of Birmingham’s notable DJ’s are set to make the already bustling nightlife scene in the second city even more fabulous, with the opening of an elegant… Read more »

The New Consistent new EP (ffo Loyle Carner, Jesse James Solomon and Verb T)

‘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 his… Read more »

CHARLIE CLARK – Astrid frontman plots Birmingham date – 24 Nov

Ahead of a stretch of UK shows – CHARLIE CLARK – is pleased to present the new single: “No Big Deal”. The inspiration for Charlie’s indie imprint… Read more »

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells 50th Anniversary Live in Concert at The Alexandra Birmingham 13 February 2023

To celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, the multi-million-selling and multi-award-winning album will be performed live in concert at The Alexandra Birmingham on Monday… Read more »

Diversity Supernova at The Alexandra Birmingham 17 & 18 November 2023

Britain’s most-successful dance group, Diversity, have announced their brand-new UK and Ireland tour, Supernova. The tour will arrive at The Alexandra Birmingham on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November… Read more »

MOHO Festive Events 2022!

MOHO Festive Events 2022!

MOHO: THE CHRISTMAS PARTY The Moho Christmas Party is back! Celebrating the festive season accordingly with a big Christmas party at Deadwax Digbeth on December 3rd! Expect… Read more »

Iconic grassroots music venue The Sunflower Lounge unveils 60s-influenced art refit

Iconic grassroots music venue The Sunflower Lounge unveils 60s-influenced art refit

The Sunflower Lounge, a staple independent venue on the Birmingham music scene, has recently undergone a refit with a new 60s-inspired, Op Art installation. The venue, which… Read more »

Swim Deep return to the homeland for their only Birmingham show this year

Brummie icons Swim Deep are set to headline at independent venue, The Castle & Falcon on Tuesday 22nd November. Support on the night comes from Devon’s Pale… Read more »