Coming to The Alexandra Birmingham – a week of wonderful one-nighters awaits

Coming to The Alexandra Birmingham – a week of wonderful one-nighters awaits

A week of wonderful one-nighters awaits, three must-see shows arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham w/c 4 July 2022: THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY AT THE ALEXANDRA BIRMINGHAM… Read more »

O’Neill’s relaunch with a brand new look on Broad Street, Birmingham

Legendary Birmingham sports bar and live music venue, O’Neill’s on Broad Street, closed its doors at the end of May for a full refurbishment and is now… Read more »

Fashion Spies previews at Old Joint Stock Theatre before it goes up to the Edinburgh Fringe

A queer, choose-your-own, family adventure filled with deception, divas and catwalk crooks. At fashion weeks across the globe, expensive must-have items have been stolen, and every top-secret… Read more »

Blood Red Shoes review by Wallis Brown

Blood Red Shoes are on tour celebrating their sixth album, ‘Ghosts on Tape’ and they showcased it for us in at The Rainbow in Birmingham. The sound… Read more »

Crazy Pedro’s Digbeth Launch Party review

Crazy Pedro’s Digbeth Launch Party review

*re-written in a better mood (the previous review was written after having my work Instagram hacked). A recent invite to check out the new Crazy Pedro’s pizza… Read more »

Other World Bar review

Other World Bar review

Myself and a mate were recently invited to try out the new Other World gaming bar on Bennett’s Hill in Birmingham city centre. It’s usually £18pp which… Read more »

South Pacific at The Alexandra Birmingham from 27 September to 1 October 2022

Jamie Wilson, Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce the full cast for the Sadler’s Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of… Read more »

Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival Programme Launch

Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival Programme Launch


Best nightlife casinos in Birmingham

Best nightlife casinos in Birmingham

The afterdark action in Brum can take many forms – from cheeky chance to grab some Indian street food to a full-on session at the best retro… Read more »

Major new initiative tackling sexual violence in music venues and clubs launched

A new UK-wide initiative working with music venues, clubs and industry to tackle sexual violence through a framework of support, guidance and technology officially launched today. Safer… Read more »

BEIJA FLO – Announces Birmingham Date + Reveals surreal video for “Waiting For The Sun”

BEIJA FLO is back with a spectacular new video for her latest single “Waiting for the Sun”.   The new visuals directed by Sam O’Leary (notable for his… Read more »

Guys and Dolls at The Alexandra Birmingham from 28 June to 2 July

Birmingham’s award-winning musical theatre company, BMOS, are excited to announce their forthcoming production of Guys & Dolls! A fantastic and funny musical story of gambling, luck and… Read more »

John Cale Reschedules UK Tour to October / November 2022

John Cale has announced the rescheduling of his upcoming UK tour – his first extended run of UK dates for over a decade – until October /… Read more »

19th July, Fiona Bevan and Adam Beattie at Kitchen Garden Cafe

19th July, Fiona Bevan and Adam Beattie at Kitchen Garden Cafe

Acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter Adam Beattie ‘Uplifting Reveries of Love’ (Mojo Magazine) and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Fiona Bevan ‘Startling odysseys’ (The Guardian) embark on a double headline tour of… Read more »

Noughts & Crosses at The Alexandra Birmingham 15 to 19 November 2022 – on sale now

Pilot Theatre is delighted to announce that from September it will be touring their award-winning 2019 production of Sabrina Mahfouz’s exciting adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s critically acclaimed young adult novel of first… Read more »

Crazy Pedro’s set to open doors at Custard Factory Friday 17th June

Crazy Pedro’s set to open doors at Custard Factory Friday 17th June

Crazy Pedro’s of the Liars Group is set to open its doors in The Courtyard, at The Custard Factory in Digbeth, Birmingham on Friday 17th June. The… Read more »

Best Music Festivals coming to Birmingham this Summer

Best Music Festivals coming to Birmingham this Summer

MADE FESTIVAL – SAT 30TH JULY 2022 The West Midlands’ biggest and best music and arts festival returns on Saturday 30th July for a huge 8th edition… Read more »

7th July, Australian ‘The Weeping Willows, Folk/Bluegrass/Americana at Kitchen Garden Cafe

James H Soars Media Services are promoting the Australian Folk/Bluegrass/Americana Duo, The Weeping Willows UK July Tour. 3 x CMAA ‘Golden Guitar’ and 2021 ‘Australian Folk Music’… Read more »

Heidi’s Bier Bar Review by Wallis Brown

Broad street has welcomed the UK’s second Heidi’s Bier Bar and it can boast to be the largest of the two. We were invited to the opening… Read more »

Beth Orton – announces Birmingham dates (June / October) + New album ‘Weather Alive’

Beth Orton is very pleased to announce details of her seventh studio album, Weather Alive – set for release on 23rd September 2022.  It will be her first album… Read more »

NEC Group Arenas What’s On June 2022

UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM AND RESORTS WORLD ARENA: WHAT’S ON, JUNE 2022 NB: tickets for this month’s shows are available via The Ticket Factory, the official box office… Read more »

Upcoming Events at 1000 Trades this June

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE Birmingham Improv Presents: Maestro 7.30pm Birmingham Improv brings you ‘Maestro’, the exciting elimination improv game where anything can happen. Twelve intrepid improvisers face a… Read more »

Kasabian – 4th November 2022

Ahead of their massive shows with Liam Gallagher at Knebworth this weekend, Kasabian have dropped ’CHEMICALS’, the third track from their highly-anticipated new album The Alchemist’s Euphoria,… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Music & DJ Guide June 2022

Welcome to our what’s on in Birmingham live music gig guide and DJ events listings for June 2022! If you are looking for a live music guide,… Read more »

Celebrate the Jubilee Weekend at Jojolounge

Celebrate the Jubilee Weekend at Jojolounge

Amidst the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations this long bank holiday weekend in Birmingham, just a short walk from Victoria Square where a lot of the action will be… Read more »

Beth Nielsen Chapman CrazyTown UK tour Autumn 2022

In celebration of her fifteenth studio album ‘CrazyTown’ (out 23rd September on Cooking Vinyl), Beth Nielsen Chapman will be bringing her CrazyTown tour to venues across the… Read more »

Trombone Shorty at O2 Academy2 review by Wallis Brown

Trombone Shorty at O2 Academy2 review by Wallis Brown

The sound of New Orleans was brought to Birmingham in the form of Trombone Shorty and his phenomenal band of talent; from the breath-taking vocals of two… Read more »

THE GULPS – Return with “King of the Disco” + UK Tour!

Arriving as the London five-piece’s second single with the tastemaker label, “King of the Disco” is a bubbling petri-dish of rock, pop and disco influences that pulsates… Read more »

Jubilee Weekend at The Old Crown

The Old Crown is living up to its name with a fantastic Jubilee weekend party this June bank holiday with a cracking lineup of live acts and… Read more »

Marc Almond Reschedules UK Tour for October 2022 including Birmingham date

Marc Almond is delighted to announce his rescheduled tour dates for October 2022 adding extra dates in Liverpool, Buxton, York and Cambridge.   Marc added “the fans have… Read more »

Key to the City – Opening Weekend Experience

For 6 weeks from 28 May anyone will be able to award the Key to the City to whomever they want, for whatever reason they want. Key… Read more »

The Best Gaming & Activity Bars in Birmingham!

With so many new exciting places to eat and drink in Birmingham, it is sometimes difficult to know where to go for that alternative experience. One option… Read more »

Blood Red Shoes heading to Birmingham June 2022

The tour comes in celebration of the band’s sixth album ‘Ghosts on Tape’, released earlier this year via Velveteen Records, and will see stops in Bristol, Leeds,… Read more »

JIM WHITE – Americana maverick heads to BIRMINGHAM – 19 June

Americana maverick – JIM WHITE – returns to the UK this Summer to tour his acclaimed current album: ‘Misfit’s Jubilee’. His most upbeat, hallucinogenic record to date,… Read more »

Sam Redmore & The Tropical Soundclash Allstars – Live! This Saturday at Hare & Hounds

Tropical Soundclash presents: SAM REDMORE & THE TROPICAL SOUNDCLASH ALLSTARS (LIVE) With support from: HEAVY BEAT BRASS BAND Plus DJ sets by: ECHO JULIET, JAPES, DEE’CLEO &… Read more »

Heidi’s Bier Bar Birmingham overwhelmed by job applications

Excitement is mounting as Birmingham becomes the first city in England to welcome Scandinavia’s popular après ski bar concept, Heidi’s Bier Bar on Friday 27 May. The… Read more »

Hocus Pocus In Concert – Film With Live Orchestra – Iconic Film to Tour UK, October 2022

The iconic Disney film “Hocus Pocus” will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in October 2022 with a nationwide tour. The… Read more »

Pairc Festival 2022 is coming to Kings Heath this August Bank Holiday (26th-28th) with Imelda May, Finbar Furey, Nathan Carter headlining

Páirc Festival 2022 is coming to Kings Heath in Birmingham this August Bank Holiday (26th-28th) with Imelda May, Finbar Furey, Nathan Carter headlining. Páirc Festival is all… Read more »

SPINN at Deadwax review by Wallis Brown

SPINN at Deadwax review by Wallis Brown

It was another trip to Dead Wax Digbeth for a good night of live music and discovering talent that I feel sad to have not known sooner…. Read more »

Kendrick Lamar coming to Birmingham this November

General on-sale starts this Friday, May 20th at 10am. Tickets available via The Ticket Factory Kendrick Lamar takes the global stage once again for The Big Steppers… Read more »

Kings Of Leon Tour comes to Birmingham!

Kings of Leon have today released a new wave of tickets for its UK arena tour, including their performance in Birmingham at Resorts World Arena on Monday… Read more »

Jeff Beck UK Tour + Sharon Corr of The Corrs!

Legendary guitarist and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck will embark upon a UK tour in May & June 2022, which includes two… Read more »

Lost and Found – The Lost Hours review

Lost and Found – The Lost Hours review

Lost and Found are reviving after work drinks with “The Lost Hours” and invited us to the launch to get a taste of what’s on offer. The… Read more »

Jack Valero / Will Varley: Brum gig this FRI

JACK VALERO is back with a new solo single: “Heaven Help Me”.  The track arrives as he prepares for a run of UK dates with Will Varley… Read more »

Infinite Opera, curates show designed for planetariums, next week at Thinktank Science Museum

Infinite Opera, Birmingham’s little operatic gem, renowned for being the creators of the first ever opera about beer, is thrilled to present their latest work, an opera… Read more »

Blue Violet at The Sunflower Lounge review

Blue Violet played at the Sunflower Lounge and it was definitely a performance to remember. The band are a very charismatic and talented couple (Sam and Sarah… Read more »

Classic Rock on Vinyl nights at Fletchers Bar

Nigel Busby is running a Classic Rock on Vinyl night at Fletchers Bar in Kings Heath with monthly slots. Details of the upcoming events: 18 June 16… Read more »

The Durham Ox in Shrewley will host a FREE Jubilee Party on Thursday 2nd June!

The Durham Ox in Shrewley will host a FREE Jubilee Party on Thursday 2nd June!

On Thursday 2nd June, The Durham Ox in Warwick will be celebrating the Jubilee Weekend with a big Jubilee Party in collaboration with award winning street food… Read more »

Fatherson to play Birmingham show this month – 20 May

The track is the fifth song to be shared from their first album in over three years, “Normal Fears”, which sees the band return, but not as… Read more »

Curbdawgz at Deadwax review

A lot of us love going to see live music, whether it is what you enjoy as a night out or because of how it gives you… Read more »