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

Brum Community Choir Skylarks Release ‘Powerful’ Christmas Single to Commemorate 10th Anniversary

Skylarks, the south Birmingham Community Choir who actively promote the healing combination of community, harmony, and song, have released a Christmas single ‘Carousel’ to commemorate their 10th… Read more »

Four Fantastic Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Birmingham this Year

From Digbeth to the Jewellery Quarter, here are four brilliant ways to ring in the new year in Birmingham. Whether you’re after a disco blowout, a melting… Read more »

IDLES – Tickets for BIRMINGHAM date on sale Today + New Single “Grace” – Out Now

IDLES2024 UK TOUR DATESON SALE NOW! “The song came from nowhere and everything. It was a breath and a call to be held,” says Joe Talbot, “The… Read more »

Digbeth Indie & Rock Festival A Musical Extravaganza in the Heart of Birmingham!

Birmingham – Get ready for a sonic explosion as Digbeth Indie & Rock Festival takes center stage on Friday, April 5th at The Night Owl, followed by… Read more »

Experimental Sounds comes to Centrala in January and February 2024

Experimental Sounds comes to Centrala in January and February 2024

Mary Ocher / Hassan K / Rosie Tee / SteckdoseVenue: CentralaData: 26 Jan 2024Tickets: https://skiddle.com/e/36728122 Overview: Experimental political pop artist Mary Ocher returns to European stages with an exceptional… Read more »

Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds 2025 UK & Ireland Arena Tour Announced

Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds 2025 UK & Ireland Arena Tour Announced

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is back with a monumental new 17-date (19 shows) UK and Ireland arena tour including Resorts World… Read more »

PETE TONG IBIZA CLASSICS 2024 – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 12TH DECEMBER 2024

DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend Pete Tong has today announced that his critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics will return for a brand-new show in winter 2024…. Read more »

Birmingham Bach Choir – traditional Christmas service (Dec 17, St Paul’s, JQ, B’ham, FREE)

Traditional Christmas service. Sunday 17 December 2023, St Paul’s Church, Birmingham. Admission FREE.Birmingham Bach Choir return to St Paul’s Church, in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, on Sunday… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Music Guide – Christmas 2023!

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

Aluna Boxing Day Event – Aluna Unwrapped

Enjoy your Boxing Day with Aluna this Christmas. Aluna is a proud pan Asian restaurant and cocktail bar in Birmingham, situated on a beautiful canal-side setting at the… Read more »

AS SEEN ON TV, MASSAOKE’S MASS-GATHERING KARAOKE COMES TO BIRMINGHAM THIS XMAS

The ultimate Big Night Out mass-social gathering of the festive seasoncomes to O2 Institute Birmingham in the form of the largest mass-karaoke in the world. On Friday… Read more »

British soul icon Kenny Thomas announces biggest ever UK tour for 2024 including London Palladium date

KENNY THOMAS  THE OUTSTANDING GREATEST HITS TOURHIS BIGGEST EVER UK HEADLINE TOUR FEATURING THE SOUL-STRING COLLECTIVE  PLUS VERY SPECIAL GUESTSRUMER (REDTENBACHER’S FUNKESTRA)  Tickets on-sale: Friday 1st December… Read more »

Midlands music industry initiative celebrates 10 years with major celebration

– 25 artists, producers and DJs will celebrate Listening Session’s milestone with a special event held in Birmingham’s creative quarter of Digbeth – Listening Sessions has helped… Read more »

NICKELBACK – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 23RD MAY 2024

UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM 23RD MAY 2024 GENERAL TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER VIA THE TICKET FACTORY Today, Diamond-certified, award-winning rock band Nickelback announced the upcoming 2024 European dates for the Get Rollin’… Read more »

SQUEEZE TO PLAY BIRMINGHAM DATE ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

To celebrate their momentous 50th anniversary, British music legends Squeeze have today announced a massive UK tour for 2024 including a show at Birmingham Symphony Hall on 5th October.   With a… Read more »

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – IN CONCERT at Birmingham Symphony Hall

BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY HALL AND LONDON EVENTIM APOLLO Tickets On-Sale NowTicketmaster.co.uk This winter, Christmas favourite How the Grinch Stole Christmas is to be shown live in concert for the first… Read more »

MY LIFE STORY – confirm BIRMINGHAM show for Feb 2024

Epic pop pioneers – MY LIFE STORY – have announced the release of a brand-new album entitled ‘Loving You Is Killing Me’ on 9th February, via Exilophone… Read more »

Birmingham International Ska & Reggae Festival 2024

The stage is prepared, the rhythms are in order, and the excitement is palpable as the first-ever Birmingham International Ska & Reggae Festival 2024 reveals its soon… Read more »

THE K’s – Chart Birmingham O2 Institute Show for 2024

Ahead of a run of huge shows on the horizon, THE K’S release the brand new single “Heart On My Sleeve”.WATCH THE “HEART ON MY SLEEVE” VIDEO… Read more »

Eric Paslay returning to the UK next month for 8 headline shows

Platinum-selling, GRAMMY, CMA & ACM-nominated singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will be returning to the UK and Ireland next month on his Perfect Stranger headline tour, seeing him play in Cardiff, Reading, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Belfast and Dublin. His forthcoming six-track… Read more »

Moho Presents NYE 2023!

After a crazy year of non-stop parties, good vibes and better tunes.. We’ve gone bigger than ever as we bring you a specially curated lineup this NYE… Read more »

SPEAR OF DESTINY ANNOUNCE WINTER UK HEADLINE TOUR FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023 – BIRMINGHAM DATE ON DECEMBER 14TH

“Spear of Destiny are criminally underrated and are one of Britain’s best, Boys Own, punch the air, grandiose Rock ‘n’ Roll bands.” – Louder Than War “Kirk Brandon… Read more »

ORBITAL – Announce BIRMINGHAM date on ‘The Green Album – Live – 2024’ Tour

Orbital have announced a very special headline tour, The Green Album – Live – 2024, celebrating the hugely influential electronic duo’s seminal 1991 debut album.  The tour… Read more »

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT – Announce BIRMINGHAM Show

Peter Hook first revisited the seminal Joy Division album Unknown Pleasures back in May 2010 for a commemorative charity concert and has followed it each year by… Read more »

Iconic pub The Flapper to host celebration evening

One of Birmingham’s most iconic pub and music venues, The Flapper, is throwing a huge all day party this month to celebrate it being safe from demolition… Read more »

90’s and 00’s Christmas throwback party at The Actress & Bishop

Calling all fans of two of the best decades in recent history – the 90’s and 00’s, as we take you back in time for a special… Read more »

FERAL FAMILY – Announce Birmingham show for 2024

Leftfield Yorkshire rockers – FERAL FAMILY – have unleashed their latest single “Deep Cuts”, taken from their forthcoming debut album ‘Without Motion’ (out 19 January 2024).  STREAM… Read more »

THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 20TH APRIL 2024

Today, climbing from the Empire State Building in New York City, Oscar winning actor Jared Leto announced Thirty Seconds to Mars’ monumental Seasons 2024 World Tour — an extensive run across… Read more »

Button Factory Birmingham Transforms Outdoor Yard into Massive Apres Ski Wonderland

The Button Factory, Birmingham’s beloved nightlife hub, is gearing up for an extraordinary winter transformation that’s sure to leave the city buzzing with excitement. The Button Factory… Read more »

Rebecca Ferguson Announces Heaven Part II 2024 UK Tour

Rebecca Ferguson has announced a UK tour for 2024, which will follow on from the release of her upcoming fifth and final album ‘Heaven Part II’.  The… Read more »

Pet Shop Boys announce 2024 UK dates for critically acclaimed and sold-out Dreamworld tour

PET SHOP BOYS ANNOUNCE NEW 2024 DATES FOR ‘DREAMWORLD: THE GREATEST HITS LIVE’ TOUR  UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM SATURDAY 8th JUNE Tickets on sale Friday 10th November at 9am AFTER… Read more »

Alternative New Year’s Eve Events in Birmingham for 2023

Alternative New Year’s Eve Events in Birmingham for 2023

Looking for some party inspiration to make sure your 2024 gets off to a good start? With New Year’s Eve only a few days away, you may… Read more »

Quentin Francis return with their funk-fuelled third single F.C. (Take This From Me)

Indie pop four-piece Quentin Francis are set to release their third single ‘F.C. (Take This From Me)’ on Friday 10th November with an accompanying music video. The… Read more »

XOYO Birmingham celebrates Three Decades of Dance Music this November

The Midland’s hottest new nightspot, XOYO Birmingham, is to host a nostalgic night of dance music bliss on Saturday 18th November when it brings together an exceptional… Read more »

New Book and Documentary ‘Legacy’ to explore Untold Story of Birmingham’s Grime, Hip Hop and Rap Scene

FEATURING EXCERPTS FROM MIST, JAYKAE, REMTREX, STARDOM, LADY LESHURR, SAFONE AND MANY MORE Today, Birmingham based agency PUNCH announces the release of its latest venture, a 5… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Music Guide – November 2023!

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

Meat Loaf’s iconic band The Neverland Express announce UK Tour 2024 with new show Celebrating Meat Loaf

One year after it was announced that Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out of Hell” topped the chart of biggest-selling debut albums in UK history, members of his official band… Read more »

Teenage Fanclub Birmingham gig – 14 November

‘Nothing Lasts Forever’, the new album by Teenage Fanclub, is out now (via their own label PeMa in the UK/Europe).  Following the upcoming release of ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’, Teenage Fanclub… Read more »

Lobster Launch Debut Album at Popular Birmingham Nightclub

Lobster To Launch Debut Album at The Night Owl on Saturday 4th November The highly-anticpated debut album by Brummie Reggae Punk Renegades Lobster, ‘Year of the Lobster’,… Read more »

Beans on Toast – Heads to Birmingham

“She woke up as a dragon, turned into a unicorn, then invented something she called a… Dragicorn” If Beans on Toast’s previous single “The Golden Lion” was… Read more »

20th Dec. Down For The Count Orchestra “Swing Into Christmas” at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of the Down for the Count Orchestra, as they Swing into Christmas! This is a Christmas… Read more »

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Joe Hicks celebrates debut album anniversary with deluxe reissue & UK tour

To mark the first anniversary of his debut album The Best I Could Do at the Time, singer-songwriter Joe Hicks is releasing a deluxe version of the record… Read more »

American singer-songwriter – DEKKER – will share his new single “I Won’t”, ahead of a UK tour this November.

STREAM “I WON’T” ON YOUTUBE HERE || ALL SERVICES HERE With tour dates stacking up across the UK, Europe and beyond, it’s becoming clearer with each of… Read more »

14th Dec Legendary Folk/Rock Pioneers Steeleye Span at Town Hall, Birmingham

Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of the genre forever, taking it out of small clubs and into the world of gold discs and international… Read more »

Alabama 3 at the 02 Academy in Birmingham on November 24th

South London roots-futurists – ALABAMA 3 – will head out on a UK headline tour this Winter in support of their new album ‘Cold War Classics Vol.2’. Born… Read more »

XOYO Birmingham goes big for Halloween with four standout events

Since opening in mid-September, XOYO Birmingham has been churning out an impressive supply of high-quality clubbing experiences showcasing some of the world’s finest names in electronic music…. Read more »

elbow UK Arena Tour May 2024 

elbow return in May 2024 with UK tour dates to accompany the release of their tenth studio album.  elbow’s first arena tour since 2018 marks a moment… Read more »

XOYO LIVE launches Autumn / Winter 23 programme

XOYO:LIVE is the name behind the live music event series held at the freshly opened XOYO Birmingham. At the city’s essential new venue, XOYO:LIVE reveals a diverse… Read more »

Black Grape Birmingham show (23 Nov) + Touring New Album ‘Orange Head’

BLACK GRAPE will return in 2023 with a brand new album ‘Orange Head’, which will be released on DGAFF Recordings on 3rd November.  The new album arrives… Read more »

BECKY HILL ANNOUNCES BIGGEST HEADLINE SHOWS TO DATE WITH UK ARENA TOUR FOR OCTOBER 2024

British singer and songwriter, Becky Hill, is set to grace stages across the UK in October 2024 as she embarks on her biggest headline shows to date… Read more »