Situated in the South Birmingham suburb of Kings Heath, The Hare and Hounds has stood in its present form since 1907 with its beautiful and unique Art Nouveau tiles that line the entry hall and staircase.
Although playing host to local Birmingham legends UB4O’s first ever gig in 1979, it is only in the past years that it’s really established itself as one of the most influential music venues in town. Cool and independent, and playing an essential part in the city’s vibrant music community. On 4 October 2011, UB40 were honoured with a PRS for Music Heritage Award. A plaque was erected where the original group once performed.
A simple, overall cute place with snacks from best ingredients. Perfect spot for an afternoon coffee break before you start your evening at The Hare and Hounds.
If you are in need of more than just a snack Sylhet Spice Cuisine offers excellent Indian and Bangladeshi dishes in a nice and welcoming suburban atmosphere.
Premier Inn Broad Street Canal Side is located at Brum’s picturesque canal, close to New Street train station and shopping area. It’s a laid-back spot for exploring the city. Finish your day inn of the numerous bars and restaurants nearby or try the tasty on-site restaurant. Definitely a benefit: the super-comfy kingsize beds.Book Now
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.
If you are heading for a major artist’s gig, you may probably have tickets for O2 Academy. Hosting concerts nearly every night, this one is all about live music.
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.
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.