One of Birmingham's biggest music venues, the O2 Academy is renowned for big gigs nearly every night. With an almost 3,000 person capacity, it splits into three venues worth of great rock music and cracking club nights - both emerging acts and established artists.
Fancy some sport activities? Try Rileys Sports Bar for a proper darts match. Combine it with snacks and a beer for some fun hours.
Wanna try some yummy Greek food? Ulysses is the one restaurant you need to head for. Authentic and comfortable.
In need for a drink? The Dragon Inn offers a range of beers and other drinks as well as proper pub food.
80,000 annual Rock fans cannot be wrong: Download Festival is the most popular British Rock and Heavy Metal festival. Always hosting the real big names in music scene. About 40 miles away, at Donington Park.
For the really big gigs, Arena Birmingham is the right place. Also located very nice in the canalside area with loads of restaurant and bar options around.
Independent music scene comes alive in the The Sunflower Lounge. DJs and live bands alike will promise best entertainment for tonight.
The Glee Birmingham is mostly about comedy performances, but also hosts live music shows on a regular basis, from Indie to Rock, and Pop music.
South of the inner city is The Hare and Hounds where UB40 once played a legendary concert. Now one of the most influential music venues in town.
Fancy some live music? The Actress & Bishop is probably a good choice on virtually every night. Also strongly supporting local acts from Birmingham and around.
One of the best options in Brum for vibrant live music atmosphere: The Asylum Venue. Always on the list are Punk, Rock, Heavy Metal, Grunge, or Indie.
The Digbeth Institute was originally built as a methodist congregational chapel at the turn of the 1900s. From 1955 on, it was used as a civic hall. It later became a music venue and has become an essential part of the Birmingham live music and club scene. Over the last 30 years this legendary venue has hosted numerous renowned bands.
O2 Academy Birmingham (Photo by Google Streetview)