Birmingham events, clubs, gigs and what's on
England’s second largest city, Birmingham is home to a host of pioneering musical legends in addition to many of the UK’s most celebrated music venues, nightclubs and attractions. The birthplace of Ozzy Osbourne and his band Black Sabbath, 80’s legends Duran Duran, UB40 and The Streets, as well as celebrated comedians such as Jasper Carrott and Tony Hancock, it’s hard to deny the importance of Birmingham’s influence around the globe.
Boasting a calendar brimming with events all year round, the vast metropolis offers a broad range of entertainment to suit even the fussiest of tastes – from sweaty gigs in grass root venues and epic warehouse raves, to internationally acclaimed musicals and theatre shows, stand-up comedy, cabaret and drag queen pageants.
Accommodating a number of thriving scene’s and communities, with an especially big dance community, the city has become renowned across Britain for its vibrant and diverse nightlife.
Venues such as The O2 Institute, Lab11, The MillandPST, are amongst some of the many regular fixtures of clubbing events that take place across Birmingham, providing the boroughs many passionate promoters with a platform to showcase a mixture of emerging and established talents.
Looking to book your next night out? In need of some inspiration?
Head to our comprehensive What's On in Birmingham guide to discover upcoming events taking place in 2021 - including a Birmingham Events Gig Guide with full clubbing, comedy, theatre, restaurant and hotel listings.
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Popular venues in Birmingham
These venues are particularly popular on Skiddle right now, click to find out their upcoming events:
Plug · The Birmingham Repertory Theatre · The Dark Horse · Amusement 13 · Birmingham Hippodrome · Revolution · O2 Academy Birmingham · The Digbeth Triangle · Hare And Hounds · Centrala · Symphony Hall · PST · Spotlight · O2 Institute · The New Alexandra Theatre · The Roadhouse · Arena Birmingham · The Glee Club · All Bar One · LAB11 · Blue Orange Theatre
View an A-Z list of venues in Birmingham