Music News

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

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill 18 September

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill presents 60 fabulous minutes of West Midlands music for your discerning ears,… Read more »

The Old Crown turns 653 years old with  a free weekend of events

The Old Crown turns 653 years old with a free weekend of events

The Old Crown, built in 1368, was the only structure left intact after the Battle of Camp Hill in 1643, and during its rich history was even… Read more »

Starlite Campbell Band – The Language of Curiosity Tour 2021 – The Hare and Hounds, Tuesday, October 12, 2021

‘Don’t miss them! They’re terrific live!” Music News, UK Renowned for their distinctive songwriting, onstage chemistry and electrifying live shows, European and British award nominees the Starlite… Read more »

Much loved festival and club event Hott Date returns after 2 year break

Hott Date finally returns! This time at the melting pot that is Dead Wax, with a massive lineup of DJs and 12 live acts… Otherwise known as… Read more »

Silent disco Oasis v Blur Head to Head Series

The first in our Head to Head Silent Disco Series: Oasis V Blur. TWO channels to choose from as our DJ’s go head to head. Expect all… Read more »

The Grand Hotel Birmingham’s Launch Party

The Grand Hotel Birmingham’s Launch Party

Last night VIP guests from the worlds of property, art, film, fashion and television gathered to celebrate the reopening of The Grand Hotel Birmingham. The hotel recently… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 11 September

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Pete Steel is back with great new music from Rosie Tee // Stone Foundation //… Read more »

A weekend of reggae at The Night Owl!

A weekend of reggae at The Night Owl!

On Sunday 12th September, The Reggae Cookout will be returning to The Night Owl! And with special guest, the legendary Rhoda Dakar. DJ and lead singer of… Read more »

Stackz Burger Shack permanently moving to The Flapper

This month two much-loved independent hospitality businesses are joining forces to bring epic burgers and beers to the people of Birmingham.  Stackz Burger Shack will permanently take over… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 28 August

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you a special 60 minutes of bank holiday listening pleasure from:… Read more »

First major music venue and club to launch in Birmingham city centre for a decade opens doors this week

First major music venue and club to launch in Birmingham city centre for a decade opens doors this week

Thousands of music fans, including NHS and hospitality workers from across the UK, are this week set to celebrate the opening of the first new major music… Read more »

Owlstock is back at The Night Owl this bank holiday Sunday!

Owlstock is back at The Night Owl this bank holiday Sunday!

The Night Owl are getting ready to welcome all Night Owls to one of their biggest events of the year… A day of peace and music paying… Read more »

The Engine Room’s Digbeth Sessions kicks off August Bank Holiday!

The Engine Room in Digbeth is gearing up for a new era in entertainment, featuring some of the city’s best DJs. This cool, retro style mini-warehouse, with… Read more »

The Specials on tour 2021 and new album!

The Specials who enjoyed a triumphant 2019 with the release of the critically acclaimed “Encore”, their first ever number 1 album, coming 40 years after they exploded… Read more »

Owlstock is back at The Night Owl!

After such a wonderful celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock back in 2019, we’re really pleased to be bringing Owlstock back to The Night Owl this… Read more »

The Magpies Transatlantic Folk tour!

It has only been a short space of time since The Magpies burst onto the UK folk scene, but they have already made a huge impact with… Read more »

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Number Ten

Members of Gary Numan’s ‘Tubeway Army’ (Dramatis) return to the live arena! Tenth Electronic Music Festival comes to Birmingham and once again it includes an all-day free… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 7 August

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you an Olympian music selection for your listening pleasure, including: R… Read more »

The Breakfast Club is coming to The Night Owl!

A brand new brunch is coming to The Night Owl… Head down to Digbeths favourite soul and retro club for all things 80s and to release your… Read more »

Henry’s Blueshouse Summer gigs at Bulls Head 2021

Henry’s Blueshouse, the legendary Birmingham Blues Club which was, 53 years ago, the birthplace of that most influential of all rock bands, Black Sabbath, has this week… Read more »

The Migrant Festival 19 – 22 August 2021

Ikon presents the third annual Migrant Festival. A four day programme mixing visual art, music, film and performance, it celebrates the contribution made by refugees and migrants to… Read more »

DJ Jools Belgium (SWEAT) back at The Night Owl and Attic Brew!

DJ Jools Belgium (SWEAT) back at The Night Owl and Attic Brew!

DJ Jools Belgium’s: Vinyl Sessions at Attic Brew The Legend Jools Belgium is making a long awaited come back to the Attic. Strictly Vinyl from the 60’s,… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 31 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Pete Steel is back on Brum Radio A-List duties with an hour of ALL NEW… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 24 July

Saturday at 2pm is the time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List and Danny de Reybekill is back with 60 minutes of blazing local music for you to soak up. Including:… Read more »

MOHO is back with an all day party at Deadwax on Saturday 7th August

MOHO is back with an all day party at Deadwax on Saturday 7th August

Moschino Hoe, Versace Hottie are back after an 18 month break since their last dance! They’ll be returning with an all day party at Deadwax in Digbeth… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 17 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you a red-hot 60 minutes of music from: La shana Latrice // Tarju… Read more »

Birmingham Production Duo Boyoca Share Slick Single ‘Bamboo Mask’

Emerging production duo BOYOCA share luscious, textured single ‘Bamboo Mask’, released via EMK – the new electronic music platform launched by Kartel Music Group – STREAM ‘BAMBOO… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 10 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List The wait is almost over, it’s coming home, 60 minutes of brilliant, hometown… Read more »

Local musician Adam Kyron realeses new single ‘Champagne’

Adam Kyron serves catchy pop hooks while taking you on a journey through lyrical dimensions. Inspired from a young age by artists like Luther Vandross, Beyonce and… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 3 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you a special and unprecedented 60 minutes of ALL NEW tracks… Read more »

The Flapper set to reopen after being saved from demolition

Iconic pub and alternative music venue, The Flapper, is set to reopen its doors in July, having been saved from demolition thanks to public support and Birmingham… Read more »

Tonight Josephine is here and ready to party

Tonight Josephine is here and ready to party

The Adventure Bar group have officially launched their newest bar in Birmingham, Tonight Josephine. A pink emporium located on Stephenson Street home to extravagant bottomless brunches, a… Read more »

Announcing BE FESTIVAL Summer 2021 Programme

Last year theatres across the world closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the UK, uncertainty remains around the easing of restrictions. Consequently, BE FESTIVAL has… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 26 June

Saturday at 2pm is the time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List This week Danny de Reybekill is back and buzzing from his audience with the Don ‘Rebel Dread’… Read more »

West Midlands Music Board launches to boost post-pandemic recovery of region’s music industry

Culture Central has announced today the launch of the first ever West Midlands Music Board (WMMB), with an ambitious plan, led by a diverse board of high-profile West Midlands… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 19 June

Pete Steel is back with the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List with Midlands midsummer melodies from: Laura Mvula // METHODS // Demelza // Lauren Hoyle // FEET // Myriam Adams // LOVEBREAKERS There’s a track from our Featured Album/EP by The Novus and there’s our… Read more »

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 »