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Digbeth Dining Club 21.03-24.03

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

The UK's No.1 Street Food Destination is now EVERY SINGLE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the year. Every Thursday find an exclusively Meat-Free Dining Club in the back yard, and then normal Digbeth Dining Club as usual out the front for all our meat eaters. (4pm-11pm) Friday 4-11pm Saturday 1-11pm Sunday 12-8pm Kids and dogs welcome as ever!

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99 Flake

Mama Roux, Birmingham

After a huge night at Lab11 last year, we're back with more sugary disco fun! Prepare for an evening of sweet treats, cheap drinks and disco music all night long... Mama Roux's sits at the heart of Digbeth: Its alternative decor and multilevelled dance floor is perfect for taking you back to the roots of disco and house.

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Birmingham Promoters presents: SKINNY LIVING + JAMES GILLESPIE

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

Off the back of a sold-out UK tour in September, Skinny Living announce an extensive UK and Ireland headline tour for March 2019. Skinny Living’s story is one of struggle, troubling situations and relentless hard graft. It’s also one of synchronicity, chance meetings, and unflinching belief that their glorious acoustic soul - with its echoes of Bill Withers and Paolo Nutini – will out. They are readying the release a new track ’I Still Love You’ in the coming week. English born, Scottish raised singer songwriter James Gillespie emer

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Applebum / 5th birthday

Lab 11, Birmingham

It's been 5 years since our very first party, an iconic coming together of good friends and good music in a little bar in Islington, North London. Since then, the Applebum crew have gone on to host parties in 15 cities across the world, carving out a signature sound of old school jams mixed with the freshest new music, from the world of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Grime, Afrobeat & beyond. The size of our crew might have changed, but the same attitude to throwing dope parties for good people with good music remains! Music Genres: R&B, Rap

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Applebum / Birmingham / 5th Birthday

Lab 11, Birmingham

t's been 5 years since our very first party, an iconic coming together of good friends and good music in a little bar in Islington, North London. Since then, the Applebum crew have gone on to host parties in 15 cities across the world, carving out a signature sound of old school jams mixed with the freshest new music, from the world of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Grime, Afrobeat & beyond. The size of our crew might have changed, but the same attitude to throwing dope parties for good people with good music remains! Now the Uk's biggest urban club

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99 Flake / 22.03.19

Mama Roux, Birmingham

After a huge night at Lab11 last year, we're back with more sugary disco fun! Prepare for an evening of sweet treats, cheap drinks and disco music all night long... Mama Roux's sits at the heart of Digbeth: Its alternative decor and multilevelled dance floor is perfect for taking you back to the roots of disco and house.

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NAO

O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham

Soul-pop singer, Nao is back with her refreshing, bold and experimental new album, Saturn, and she’ll be taking it on the road to showcase its power and positivity. 14+ https://academymusicgroup.com/o2institutebirmingham

Nightlife

Space•lab

TWENTY2, Birmingham

Holding Hands Showcase Desert Sound Colony Breaka Adam Pits The Darrs Dr. Baird On January 29 2019 we received a gurgling transmission from the Cosmos Redshift 7 galaxy from an unknown green planet. Early interpretations of the signal lead us to believe a colony of land-dwelling Octopuses inhabit its deep jungle and unforgiving mangroves. Curious to know more, a team of top space•lab scientists worked through the night and discovered bass-heavy soundwaves resonating through space. A space probe was sent down and sample was obtained which c

Nightlife

Applebum

LAB11, Birmingham

It's been 5 years since our very first party, an iconic coming together of good friends and good music in a little bar in Islington, North London. Since then, the Applebum crew have gone on to host parties in 15 cities across the world, carving out a signature sound of old school jams mixed with the freshest new music, from the world of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Grime, Afrobeat & beyond. The size of our crew might have changed, but the same attitude to throwing dope parties for good people with good music remains! Now the Uk's biggest urban club

Arts

CineQ

mac Birmingham, Birmingham

Occupying independent spaces and showing complex and engaging cinema, CineQ: Queer Film Festival will run from the 22nd -24th March 2019. CineQ started as a community cinema operating in Birmingham looking to grow appetites and audiences for Queer, and LGBTQIA+ films and also champion New Queer Cinema in the region, with a focus on the perspectives of Queer Trans and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPOC). We've now grown into a two day festival. @CineQBrum http://CineQbirmingham.co.uk

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SONIC GUN Concerts presents john Nicholas

The Flapper, Birmingham

SONIC GUN Concerts presents John Nicholas Edgy, Soulful and Heartfelt; this is the music of John Nicholas. With inspiration taken from the likes of Foy Vance and John Mayer, John’s story songs are catchy and relatable and envelope the listener through the textures he creates with his loop pedal. John had a stellar 2018 winning Firestone’s “Road To The Mainstage” Final and performing across the UK on two headline tours. In addition to this John had airplays and support from BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 2 cementing him as an exciting

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Cirque Du Soul // Road To El Dorado Pt. 2

The Mill Digbeth, Birmingham

After a Sold out Part 1 of our Road To El Dorado series we return for Part 2 to introduce you to everyones favourite El Dorado stage - Treasure Island! This Floating stage on a lake in the heart of the main arena with a huge pirate ship DJ Booth is the place to go for feel good music and a non-stop party! We'll be transforming the venue into a tropical pirate haven with huge production, brand new decor and a whole host of interactive performers to fully immerse you into our world.

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Multi art-form international collaboration featuring artistes from Pakistan and Birmingham

Birmingham REP Theatre, Birmingham

The Indus Valley, one of the 'cradles of civilisations', has witnessed the biggest mass migrations in human history leading to the 'Partition' in 1947, the creation of Bangladesh in 1971 and post-war migration to Britain. Peoples of the Indian subcontinent have been on an epic journey and this pilot production traces the paths taken across, through and beyond the boundaries of time and space by the peoples of Pakistan. Weaving together text, spoken word, sound-scapes, dance, visual projections and live music, Sigh Of The Musaafir is a cutting

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Not Safe 4 Work

Mama Roux, Birmingham

We are, Not Safe 4 Work. Launching our first event at the eccentric Mama Roux's in Digbeth, #NS4W is bringing the alt scene in Birmingham to a whole new level. Hosted by Jon Mahon, expect to see actual full club production & funky decor along with the most diverse Alternative club soundtrack you'll ever hear.

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Reflect drum and bass showcase

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Reflect Drum and Bass Showcase Music Genres: Drum n Bass

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Playground Presents: example live

PRYZM Birmingham, Birmingham

A name that needs no introduction... Example joins us at Birmingham's Premiere Nightclub!

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oddworld presents - kingpin's birthday bash

P S T, Birmingham

With the success of Oddworld's mission so far, we have decided to land on an unexplored planet full of deep, dense jungley vibes. Make sure you get down to PST for a night of some of the newest and upcoming DJ's and producers in the Birmingham area. We have got all of our friends coming to this one so make sure you do to! Music Genres: Drum n Bass

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Pist.on

02 academy3, Birmingham

PIST.ON appearing at O2 Academy3 Birmingham

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Tropical soundclash

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Join Sam Redmore, The Mighty Magoo and special guest Carl Finn for an evening of afrobeat, cumbia, salsa, samba and all that tropical goodness mixing it up with disco, house, broken beat and funk vibes.

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Little Mermaid sing along - brunch edition

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

Note: sing along edition. Rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. **2-course brunch** with unlimited prosecco by the glass included!!! Unlimited prosecco

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Nice Underground pres “Back to the old skool”

Lab 11, Birmingham

After the HUGE success of our previous “BACK TO THE OLD SKOOL” event, which was a complete SELL OUT Road block party, we have decided to take you back in time again to the days of Pure Old Skool UKG, nothing but Old Skool NICE Underground Presents.... BACK TO THE OLD SKOOL 2 Arenas of UKG & DNB Who remembers the dancefloor smashers 702, IMAGINE, 138 TREK, SORRY, 7 DAYS, HEARTLESS, 21 SECONDS, FLYBI, SAMBUCA, MY LOVE, RIGHT BEFORE MY EYES, DO YOU REALLY LIKE IT, SEXY CINDERELLA, THERE YOU GO Lets just agree there are to many to mention

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Shrewsbury Dining Club

Severn Social Hotel, Shrewsbury

Digbeth Dining Club is back in Shrewsbury for the first time in 2019!

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Truth in Birmingham

VOID Digbeth, Birmingham

Our first party for this year will start with a different flavour in a different city ,which is Birmingham on the 23.03.2019 at Void Digbeth. We will have 8 h of minimal music with: ZEFZEED an amazing accomplished Romanian Producer with releases for All in Black,MAYAK and Body Parts.His style is unique and he is one of the most respected and consistent Romanian Producer. The line-up will continue with another amazing talent ,a great dj and Producer ,our friend HERCK that keeps rising more each year with his stunning productions like Kate or F

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40 Years Of Disco 2

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

After the huge success of this year’s ‘40 Years Of Disco’ tour Tony Denton Promotions has announced the line up for 2019 that once more brings together disco legends for this unique arena concert. For over four decades disco has ruled the charts and dance floors and is currently stronger and more popular than ever. The ‘40 Years of Disco’ show is a high-energy hits only live extravaganza. The new tour takes in 4 arenas across the country starting on Thursday 21st March 2019 at the Brighton Centre and culminating on 24th March at Birm

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Loski- Mad Move tour

02 Institute, Birmingham

Loski is the young MC who’s made a name for himself as a driving force in the UK drill scene thanks to his long-awaited debut mixtape, Call Me Loose.

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Glee Club Presents The Mouse Outfit

The Glee Club, Birmingham

We welcome the hip hop super-group to The Glee this March, who have been playing to packed out audiences across three different continents and across multiple UK cities, cementing their position as one of the best hip-hop groups to ever come out of the country! Expect that classic TMO explosive live show as their incredible productions take a life of their own on the stage. This is party starting horn heavy, groove driven live hip-hop – just how it should be.

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Childish Gambino

The 02 london, London

GRAMMY, Golden Globe and Emmy-Award winning and multi-talented recording artist, actor and producer Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino announces a second date at London’s The O2 on 25 March 2019 due to phenomenal demand. Childish Gambino will be joined by special guest H.E.R. on both London The O2 dates. Childish Gambino's last live music production, "PHAROS," was a runaway success in 2016. The highly-acclaimed performances took place in Joshua Tree, California, where Gambino debuted songs from his third studio album "Awaken, My Love!" Th

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Tallinn Music Week 2019

Tallinn, Tallinn

TMW 2019 Festival for Tomorrow's Music, Arts and Ideas! Main dates: ♫ Music festival: 28-30 March ▸ Creative Impact Conference: 29-30 March Free City Stage concerts, public talks and urban space projects will also take place within the festival. Timeline and programme TBA. TMW 2019 is presented by Telia. First batch of programme line-up artists will be announced in January 2019! More info: tmw.ee

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The Internet

O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham

The summer of 2018 saw the return of Grammy nominated collective, The Internet, with the release of their multi-dimensional fourth album, Hive Mind. The new project is both intricate and minimal and presents kaleidoscopic, neo-soul, future sounds that reveal the growth in the band's creative chemistry. Don't miss the chance to see their phenomenal live show as they return to the UK and perform a handful of dates. 14+ https://www.academymusicgroup.com/o2institutebirmingham

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Drake: The Assassination Vacation Tour

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

Platinum-selling, chart-dominating powerhouse Drake announces the ‘ASSASSINATION VACATION TOUR’ with support from fellow Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter Tory Lanez. Fresh off the back of his sell out U.S tour, Drake will be taking his stellar production throughout the UK, with dates in Manchester, Birmingham and London. The tour announcement follows the record-breaking release of Drake's fifth studio album Scorpion which went onto make history racking up over a billion streams in its first week.

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Panic! At The Disco | Birmingham

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Panic! At The Disco announced a huge 2019 Europe and UK tour!

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Mø | Birmingham 2019

Birmingham, Birmingham

MØ has announced a new tour of the UK. The Danish electro-pop artist will play arenas in Glasgow, Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester, as well as two dates at the O2 in London, between May 24 and 30.

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Akala in Conversation

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Taking the discussions of his Sunday Times best selling memoir 'Natives' on the road, Akala is the award winning rapper, journalist, author, poet, and political activist who explores the vitally talked about themes of race, youth engagement and the condition of British/AfricanCaribbean culture across his mediums. This promises be a unique and important evening of thought and discussion - don't miss out.

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Drake: The Assassination Vacation Tour

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

Platinum-selling, chart-dominating powerhouse Drake announces the ‘ASSASSINATION VACATION TOUR’ with support from fellow Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter Tory Lanez. Fresh off the back of his sell out U.S tour, Drake will be taking his stellar production throughout the UK, with dates in Manchester, Birmingham and London. The tour announcement follows the record-breaking release of Drake's fifth studio album Scorpion which went onto make history racking up over a billion streams in its first week.

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Poppy Ajudha

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Rising jazz artist Poppy Ajudha will play a headline show at the Hare & Hounds on Wednesday 27th March.

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SoulJam / Birmingham / Family Affair

Lab 11, Birmingham

As you know by now, every SoulJam party is a fun filled, packed out family affair, with dancers strutting their stuff to the biggest and best Soul, Funk & Disco from all those incredible artists we all love! There's no party quite like a SoulJam party and we absolutely love it every time we come to boogie under the disco ball with you in Birmingham. Tickets never last long, so be quick and grab one from the link below, or alternatively post your name on the event wall for £5 entry before 12 (please note, facebook guestlist is not guaranteed

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TORY LANEZ LIVE Supported by DJ Russke and Shaqfive

STORIES Nightclub, Birmingham

TORY LANEZ LIVE Supported by DJ Russke and Shaqfive Wednesday 27th March 2019 DJs on the night DJ Russke SHAQFIVEDJ More information 01217690322 @storiesnightclub NO ID NO ENTRY 10.30pm - 4am Dress Code: Smart / Casual

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The Whisky Club Presents :The Cheese Board

The Whisky Club, Birmingham

The Whisky Club invites you to join us them for their regular cheese and whisky sampling session in our tasting room. We will provide you with four different whiskies that are matched by flavour profiles to four cheeses from local delicatessen, Anderson and Hill. The Cheese Board will start at 6pm. The bar will be open as normal offering a selection of whiskies, spirits, wines and cocktails.

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Julia Jacklin - Birmingham

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

The second full-length album from Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin, Crushing embodies every possible meaning of its title word. It’s an album formed from sheer intensity of feeling, an in-the-moment narrative of heartbreak and infatuation. And with her storytelling centered on bodies and crossed boundaries and smothering closeness, Crushing reveals how our physical experience of the world shapes and sometimes distorts our inner lives.

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Drake: The Assassination Vacation Tour

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

Platinum-selling, chart-dominating powerhouse Drake announces the ‘ASSASSINATION VACATION TOUR’ with support from fellow Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter Tory Lanez. Fresh off the back of his sell out U.S tour, Drake will be taking his stellar production throughout the UK, with dates in Manchester, Birmingham and London. The tour announcement follows the record-breaking release of Drake's fifth studio album Scorpion which went onto make history racking up over a billion streams in its first week.

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Candlelit Tour with Prosecco

The Coffin Works, Birmingham

Spend a special evening at the Coffin Works, an atmospheric candlelit tour of the museum. Join us for a glass of prosecco and exclusive screening of documentary films highlighting new areas of collections research before your tour. The Coffin Works Factory was opened by the Newman Brothers in 1894 to produce coffin fittings, renowned for their quality which made them perfect for dignitaries and royalty. Find out more about the unique collection, and the royal connection from our new research films, and before exploring the time capsule museum

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TEKTU. 5th Birthday

Lab 11, Birmingham

We're going back to the 90'S in a big big way!

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Digbeth Dining Club 28.03-31.03

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

The UK's No.1 Street Food Destination is now EVERY SINGLE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the year. Every Thursday find an exclusively Meat-Free Dining Club in the back yard, and then normal Digbeth Dining Club as usual out the front for all our meat eaters. (4pm-11pm) Friday 4-11pm Saturday 1-11pm Sunday 12-8pm Kids and dogs welcome as ever!

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Sounds Familiar Music Quiz: Birmingham 2019

Mama Roux, Birmingham

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best and most raucous music quiz in the UK. With over 100 tracks across 8 categories per quiz, SFMQ ensures everyone in the team is included – you don’t have to know the answers to have a good time. From Wham! to Weller, Tina Turner to Tinie Tempah, Katy Perry to Tom Petty, from Bruno to Bowie – we’ve got it all. At the end of the night, crowds are on their feet – and the tables – dancing and belting out the tunes. We have prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and last place plus Best Team Name while

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Portsmouth

Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Sisters and Secrets; Sizing up and Sizing Down

Birmingham REP Theatre, Birmingham

Join us for staged readings of four striking short plays by newly discovered West Midlands writers of South Asian descent. Directed by Kali's Artistic Director, Helena Bell, these readings explore sisters and secrets, sizing up and sizing down. We Fight to Save a Flower by Dipali Das Amma's Girls by Natasha Hettihewa-Young Halima by Sabiha Mank Three Dates and a Girl by Aliya Perager Director Helena Bell Associate Director Balisha Karra Dramaturgy Daniel Bailey & Tessa Walker Video Designer Louise Rhoades-Brown

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Busted UK Tour

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

Busted have grown-up without growing old with their fourth album ‘Half Way There’ which will be released on February 8th. It finds the trio returning to their hyperactive pop-punk sound for the first time since 2003’s all-conquering, multi-Platinum album ‘A Present For Everyone’. The announcement comes after Busted announced the smallest show of their career this morning. They’ll play the 100 Club on Monday and the show sold-out within 2 minutes. In addition, band are also excited to confirm details of a major UK arena tour for Mar

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Tasting Event :An Evening with The Glenlivet

The Whisky Club, Birmingham

The Birmingham Whisky Club presents an evening with The Glenlivet, join us on the 29th as we're led through a selection of The Glenlivet whiskies by their UK Brand Ambassador. Details 7:00 pm - Tasting begins. You will be presented and led through with a line up of six whiskies. 9:00 pm - Although the tasting is over, please feel free to stick around and try some other drinks at the bar. Anything you were afraid to ask? Grab our resident expert and have all of your queries answered.

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Panic! at the Disco

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Panic! At The Disco has announced their biggest European Arena tour to date for March 2019! Released in June this year, Panic! At The Disco’s sixth studio album ‘Pray For The Wicked’ debuted at No.2 in the UK’s Official Albums Chart and No.1 on the USA’s Billboard 200. The album has spawned an array of huge singles including “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “High Hopes,” so this tour is not to be missed. Get your tickets now, to watch the band live at Arena Birmingham! http://www.arenabham.co.uk

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TAPS - Beer, Street Food & Music

The Custard Factory, Birmingham

After a hugely successful inaugural event back in September, TAPS is BACK!

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Magic Door

Lab 11, Birmingham

Get ready for our first party of 2019...a full compendium of mind bending visuals, lighting & installations, outrageous outfits, secret guest DJs, Crafty Girls, G.o.D, The Devil & of course lots of glitter. Friday 29th March, Lab11...It's going to be a special one! Music: Spookyhouse - Discotechno Music Genres: Disco, House, Tech House

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Broken Minds Presents: Dillinja

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Music Policy - jungle / drum & bass

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Critical Sound - Birmingham

The Mill Digbeth, Birmingham

Critical Music are back in Birmingham!

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The Cinematic Orchestra

O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham

LEFTFOOT PRESENTS THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA + SPECIAL GUESTS O2 INSTITUTE BIRMINGHAM FRIDAY 29TH MARCH 6-10PM The Cinematic Orchestra are back with a definitive new album that explores a timeless question of vital importance in 2019 - what to believe? Founding member Jason Swinscoe and longtime partner Dominic Smith have enlisted album contributions from collaborators old and new: Moses Sumney, Roots Manuva, Heidi Vogel, Grey Reverend (vocalist on Bonobo’s 'First Fires’), Dorian Concept and Tawiah (Mark Ronson, Kindness), Miguel Atwood-Fergu

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Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Supersonic Presents... ****RETURN OF THE PIGS!!!**** ***The Pigs are on the up and this could be your very last chance to see them in a venue this size*** **Supersonic faves and absolute babes ;) return to Brum for another round of noise** We're dead chuffed to bring the Pigs back to Brum for another night of fun. Joining them, Supersonic 2018 highlight - Cattle - bringing their own strand of raucousness (plus, we couldn't resist a good animal theme). Strap in for a night of double drumming, heavy riffs, sweaty Pigs and thundering hooves?!

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DJ Day Day's Birthday Event! Friday 29th March @ Bambu Nightclub

Bambu, Birmingham

FRIDAY 29TH MARCH DJ Day Day & Friends At Bambu Nightclub, Birmingham. Come Party With DJ Day Day On His Birthday! ------------------------------------------------------------- Terms & Conditions: Please arrive at this event before 01:00am with dress code in line with our policy to avoid disappointment. All tickets allow entry to the event anytime between 22:30 pm and 01:00 am. In the event of arriving to the venue later than 01:00am, you may be refused entry by the Bambu Nightclub door team. If your entrance is not granted due to your

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Folkestone

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Afrodance Mania

Roots, Liverpool

★☆★ ★☆★ ★☆★AFROHOUSE NATION ★☆★★☆★★☆★ PRESENTS FOR THE 1ST TIME ● ★☆☆★☆☆★ THE BIGGEST AFRODANCE NIGHT LIVERPOOL HAS EVER SEEN ★☆☆★☆☆★ ●══════════♫ ♫ı.ılı.♫ | ════════════●

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James Morrison | Birmingham

Birmingham, Birmingham

James Morrison will return with a new album and accompanying tour dates this spring!

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Evolve: Hamish & Toby

Mama Roux, Birmingham

For our 2nd party of 2019 we invite two special guests we’ve been trying to sort for a while. We met Hamish many years ago on the dance floors of Leeds and Birmingham and he is best known for his Butter Side Up party in Leeds and more recently for programming the Pickle Factory (alongside Toby) in London and Dimensions festival in Croatia. We know Toby from being resident at Dog Eat Dog in Manchester where they were bringing many former Evolve guests to Manc well before we were even a party. They are part of a big crew that co-exists betw

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An Evening With The Hairy Bikers

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

National Treasures Si King and Dave Myers, aka The Hairy Bikers, have been cooking together for more than 20 years. They have created haute cuisine dishes with Michelin-starred chefs and travelled the world in the pursuit of great food. They’ve also explored the length and breadth of the British Isles to discover brand new recipes and create their own fresh takes on cooking classics. The stars of several hit television shows, they are the UK’s most popular cookery duo with series including The Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure, The H

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ACES Birmingham At Etiquette

Etiquette, Birmingham

ACES Continue Their New Monthly Residence At Birmingham's Plushest VIP Club - Etiquette With DJ's Joe Lobel & DJ Fourty Providing The Soundtrack For Guestlist & Table Reservations - 07866585596 || 07583869218

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L!V!N Events presents EXPOSED @ PRIMO

Primo Bar & Lounge, Birmingham

L!V!N Events illuminating the scene with this new event!!

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Hannah Wants

Lab 11, Birmingham

Hannah Wants UK & Ireland Tour It’s safe to say this is the most excited I’ve ever been for a tour. After four successful years of sold out large scale U.K and Ireland tours it’s time to strip things and go back to basics with no frills, just a heavy sound system in an intimate setting where the DJ booth and crowd feel as one. www.lab11.co.uk

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MY NU LENG Bringing Tour to Birmingham

Lab 11, Birmingham

Music Genres: Bassline, Drum n Bass, House, Tech House, UK Garage Groups: 10:31 group, 02:31 group, Colours Roof Garden group, My Nu Leng + M8's tour group, My Nu Leng + M8's tour group

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Acrylic x Junior Spesh

Wigwam, Dublin

Acrylic arrives in Ireland to team up with Junior Spesh for a one-off rave at Wigwam headlined by UK garage prince Conducta. Support from Acrylic's own Amy Becker, Baliboc and CLU.

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Longbridge Dining Club - 2019 Launch Party

Austin Way, Longbridge, B31 2TS, Birmingham

Longbridge Dining Club is BACK for 2019! Come Saturday, 30th March, you can find some of the best in British Street Food pitched up at Longbridge Life all day long. With bars from Purity, Arts Markets and Arts and Crafts for the Kids, we can't wait to return! 11AM-6PM | FREE ENTRY | EVERYONE WELCOME

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Margate

Winter Gardens, Margate

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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ESL One Birmingham - Dota 2

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Twelve of the world’s best Dota 2 teams will return to the UK in 2019 for an all improved ESL One Birmingham powered by Intel. The event will take place from May 31 - June 2, 2019, at Arena Birmingham, for three days of intense Dota 2 action in front of one of the best crowds in esports history, battling it out for a share of the $300,000 prize pool. The UK community shocked the world by making ESL One Birmingham ESL’s fastest-selling Dota 2 event to date and illustrated the strength of the burgeoning UK scene. ESL has since been busy pr

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Dennis Bovell at Hare And Hounds

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Patron Saint of British Dub and National Treasure Mr Dennis Bovell plays a rare intimate gig at Birmingham’s Hare and Hounds. Having worked with artists as diverse as Fela Kuti, Arcade Fire, Steve Mason (Beta Band), Sade,Joss Stone, Orange Juice, the Slits, Bananarama and more. Toured the world with his own band Matumbi, and providing the backing music for Sir Linton Kwesi Johnson’s Dub Poetry, Dennis’s has been a life of creativity and drive. Celebrate a unique talent in an intimate setting.

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Hastings

white rock theatre, Hastings

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Birmingham Promoters presents: ETTA BOND

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

Etta Bond is known and loved for her soulful British vocal and straight-talking attitude. Inspired by the likes of Jill Scott, Billie Holiday, and Etta James, her songwriting finesse, coupled with her powerful delivery is teeming with a vulnerability and honesty that will warm even the coldest heart. Championed by The Guardian as a ‘skinhead soul princess’, she has been named one of their Future 50 rising stars to watch, as well as being tipped by The Fader in their list of 10 UK R&B Artists ‘You Need To Know About’. Etta can already b

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An Evening With Alfie Boe in Birmingham

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Renowned classical singer Alfie Boe has announced a return to the road across the UK in March and April next year. Tue 2 Apr 2019 @ 7:00 pm | Symphony Hall, Birmingham

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HARE & HOUNDS PRESENTS APRE

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Frighteningly composed and confident for a band's first step' DIY 'Endlessly curious art-pop...showing a fastidious eye for detail, the first sign of where APRE could lead - and it's very exciting indeed.' CLASH 'Anthemic...a refreshing taste of what it is to be young and in love' The Line of Best Fit London duo APRE have today unveiled their immersive first video for latest single ‘Backstreet’, alongside announcing details of a spring UK headline tour (tickets on-sale Friday at 9am GMT). This announcement follows their Hopscotch tour and

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LoveBrum Spring Members Mingle

Glimpse, Birmingham

Join us Tuesday 2nd April for an exclusive networking event for LoveBrum Members at Glimpse, in the prestigious Great Western Arcade! Enjoy a glass of fizz and canapes, kindly supplied by vendors in the Great Western Arcade! Plus guest speakers from previously funded LoveBrum causes. Grab your FREE ticket today and remember to save the date in your diary! See you there, LoveBrum ❤️

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Les Miserables in Birmingham

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

LES MISÉRABLES UK and Ireland Tour Announced! Tickets: http://tidd.ly/1a5a802e After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Misérables will play Birmingham Hippodrome from 2 April – 11 May 2019. This brilliant new staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed “Les Mis for the 21stCentury”. With scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, the magnificent score of Les Misérables includes the songs; I Dreamed a Drea

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KILLER WAVE presents the return of... BOB LOG III

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

KILLER WAVE PRESENTS THE RETURN OF.. BOB LOG III "And then there’s this guy named Bob Log, you ever heard of him? He’s this little kid — nobody ever knows how old he is — wears a motorcycle helmet and he has a microphone inside of it and he puts the glass over the front so you can’t see his face, and plays slide guitar. It’s just the loudest strangest stuff you’ve ever heard. You don’t understand one word he’s saying. I like people who glue macaroni on to a piece of cardboard and paint it gold. That’s what I aspire to

Attractions

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice lets you relive the magic of your favorite animated Disney films. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on a treasure-filled journey bound for heartwarming adventure. For the first time ever in the UK discover the true meaning of family with everyone’s favorite forgetful fish, Dory. March alongside the seven dwarfs, as they whistle off to work to while singing Heigh Ho. Feel the rush of the stampede as Simba learns to live by the motto of "Hakuna Matata". Be dazzled by the Genie as he makes Aladdin’s wish

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Poole

Lighthouse, Poole

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Digbeth Dining Club 04.04-07.04

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

The UK's No.1 Street Food Destination is now EVERY SINGLE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the year. Every Thursday find an exclusively Meat-Free Dining Club in the back yard, and then normal Digbeth Dining Club as usual out the front for all our meat eaters. (4pm-11pm) Friday 4-11pm Saturday 1-11pm Sunday 12-8pm Kids and dogs welcome as ever!

Nightlife

Ladies Night

Dares, Tamworth

Enjoy an evening of saucy fun with our wonderful host Amy LaQueefa.
Sit down and enjoy cocktails, comedy, drag and song!

 Our delicious handcrafted cocktails are 2-4-1 all night and will be served by our cheeky topless waiters.
You would be crazy to miss out on the fun, so don’t be shy. We dare you to enjoy yourself! 
_ 

 Tickets £5 - Includes complimentary glass of Prosecco

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Boyz II Men tour

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Renowned for their emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies, legendary American R&B vocal group Boyz II Men are back with a UK tour this spring.

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Mercia // 05.04.19

lower trinity st, Birmingham

Christian AB's in town! 5th April We have a truly brilliant selector; someone we have been closely following for a while now, joining us for a big ol' party back where it all started for us at Mercia... Open your diaries and get the date saved!!

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Moonlight 05.04.19

TWENTY2, Birmingham

We start the annual journey in our birthplace Lab11 to bring people together for the love of music and good vibrations

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Illa J (Full Live Band)

jazz cafe, London

John Derek Yancey, better known as Illa J is a rapper, singer, producer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. He is a former member of the legendary group Slum Village and is the younger brother of iconic hip-hop producer J Dilla, who worked with such artists as A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Common, Erykah Badu and MF Doom and more. After selling out Camden Assembly last year, J brings his full live band together for his biggest ever London show.

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Acrylic x Super Kitchen

The Loco Klub, Bristol

The final dance of the Acrylic UK and Ireland Tour sees the London-based brand team up with Bristol club night and record label Super Kitchen, headlined by the one and only Kode9. The Hyperdub head honcho will perform in one of the 3 impressive underground tunnels inside new venue Loco Klub, alongside Acrylic's own Amy Becker, Super Kitchen's DJ Stolen and Mixpak/More Time affiliate DJ Polo.

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Stardust presents 3 Years of Stardust & Pilgrims Birthday Bash

Tunnel Club Birmingham, Birmingham

ROOM 1 : OLD SKOOL JUNGLE ▪️ DRUM & BASS ******************************************** PILGRIM B2B RATTY ▪️ KENNY KEN ▪️ ENERGY & STIXMAN ▪️ GLEN ASTON ▪️ KELLA B2B ASTRO HOSTS : FLUX ◾️ RANSKI ▪️ SCARLET ▪️ STIXMAN ▪️ EXPRESS ******************************************** ROOM 2 : PRESENT DAY JUNGLE ▪️ DRUM & BASS ******************************************** PILGRIM ▪️ K- JAH ▪️ FRENETIC ▪️ RAW ▪️ ROLAKINZ ▪️ MIDLAND BREAKZ ▪️ DENNY HOSTS : FLUX ◾️ REEALITY▪️ MISTA X

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Plymouth

Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

Nightlife

The Night Owl's Soul & Funk Brunch

The Night Owl, Birmingham

We are proud to present.. The Night Owl Brunches! Launching with our 'Soul & Funk Brunch' on Saturday 6th April DJs Steve Connelly & Tom Mason will be playing the finest Soul & Funk from the 60s & 70s Your ticket includes unlimited beer/Prosecco/rum punch for the first hour AND soul food from House of Hen - think fried chicken & sides- vegan option available of course!

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Bath

The forum, Bath

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Loft: 1st birthday

Quantum Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM RAVERS, we are proud to announce our biggest and best line up to date as we showcase what Loft is all about on our 1 year anniversary. Tickets will be flying out so make sure you don't miss out on a show to remember! After our parties in Wolverhampton and Stourbridge were so successful last year, we have taken the decision to make the city of Brum our new home. This time we are expanding Loft and are bringing you our first WAREHOUSE RAVE - you do not want to miss this. As always expect a high-spec sound system with bass that will m

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Norman Jay MBE at Hare And Hounds

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Disco, Funk, Funky House, Soul

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Birmingham Promoters presents: GIRLI

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

North London upstart GIRLI concocted a chaotic mix of pop, electronic and punk spirit when she began her solo career in 2014. The rebellions singer/rapper/producer was part of indie rock band Ask Martin while in high school, but when her bandmates went on to college, she decided she didn't want to go down a traditional path. She chose a stage name inspired by Blondie, with an attention-catching aesthetic that was part of cyberpunk and part J-Pop. Today sees London’s very own brazen popstar GIRLI announce her debut album Odd One Out, due on 5

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The Acid Experiment April Showcase

Lab 11, Birmingham

We return to Lab11 for show number 2 of the year, Buzzing still from the feedback we had from the feb showcase. Expect the same intimate raving experience alongside top sound production and visuals.

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MOHO: Straight Outta Compton

Spotlight, Birmingham

Compton, Longbeach, Inglewood! Welcome to our Westside Special featuring Dre, Snoop, Kung Fu Kenny and everything in between. La-da-da-da-dahh, our Moho All Stars will be serving up all the West Coast has to offer in Mama Roux's. Off the back of our sickest party in a long time room 2 riddim duties will be seen over by none other than Krishen Pitrola, Blukey Rinsle and the Moho Family, expect all of those classic bubblers! 2 ROOMS OF FLAMES

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chris lorenzo - you & me tour (birmingham)

Lab 11\, Birmingham

Chris Lorenzo brings his You & Me Tour to Birmingham taking over the Afta-Dark room Tickets on sale 10am Dec 18th 2018

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CHEESE FEST 2019

The Bond Company, Birmingham

After a complete sell-out in 2018 - Brimingham Seasonal Markets present Cheese Fest 2019! On the 6th April 2018 Birmingham Seasonal Markets will return The Bond Company, Digbeth for a one-day festival with all the cheese you could possibly wish for. We’ll be open 12pm-6pm for everyone to come and have some cheesy fun – with cheesed-up street food, bars, DJs and a Market Hall of 25 traders selling cheese and all things cheesy.

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Cheltenham

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Sunday Sessions

Bantu (Formerly Nakira), Birmingham

Sunday Sessions returns for the first time in 2019 Sunday 7th April @ Bantu (Formerly Nakira)

Arts

Katya Zamolodchikova

The Alexandra Birmingham, Birmingham

DragWorld in association with The MJR Group proudly present... an evening with Katya Zamolodchikova "Help me I'm dying" Don't miss, Katya's first one-woman comedy show coming to the UK 14+ http://www.dragworld.co.uk

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Cardiff

Tramshed Cardiff, Cardiff

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Shawn Mendes Tour

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer. He began his career by posting short song covers on Vine and later landed his own hits "Stitches" and "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back." He has last toured in 2017 with his "Illuminate World Tour". Shawn Mendes is bringing his live tour to the Europe, UK and Australia in 2019 and you can be there!

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This Is Tmrw presents TVAM

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Alternative, Indie, Rock

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Secret Supper 2019

The Jam House, Birmingham

New for 2019, our Secret Supper is a unique multi dining experience where you will visit three different restaurants for three different courses. Set around St Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, this small Georgian square is bursting with fantastic restaurants, making it a perfect location for a Secret Supper. During your 2019 Secret Supper event experience your registration details will be used to send you event communications by post, phone, email and SMS.

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" (Tramshed, Cardiff) SECOND DATE

Tramshed Cardiff, Cardiff

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Maverick Sabre 'When I wake up' Tour

02 Institute, Birmingham

Respected songwriter and artist, Maverick Sabre is embarking on his first headline tour in five years, in support of independently released and deeply personal new album, When I Wake Up.

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SJM Concerts presents South London guitarist Nilufer Yanya

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

“Nobody does steely, wounded restraint now quite like this south-London guitarist” - The Guardian “Nilüfer Yanya makes her jazzy pop anthems both slow-burning and urgent, pairing delicate verses with bursts of cinematic guitar-plucking.” - Pitchfork Nilüfer Yanya, London’s 23 year-old “effortlessly smooth new soul star” (The FADER) has today announced her biggest U.K., Europe and Turkey headline tour to date. Beginning with a date in Nilüfer’s father’s ancestral homeland Babylon in Istanbul on 28 March and taking in U.K.

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Alex Rex (Alex Neilson) at Hare And Hounds

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

lex Rex is the solo project from Alex Neilson (founding member and songwriter of folk-rock bandTrembling Bells & colaborator with Bonnie “Prince” Billy) and friends. Singing songs of love, loss and loathing. This is their first UK tour promote new album OTTERBURN (Tin Angel Records). Misanthropy has never sounded so glorious. Known for his continuing collaborations with Alasdair Roberts and Richard Youngs, and for his work with elusive Jandek, Alex grew up in Leeds and now resides in London. An accomplished drummer, percussionist and singe

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Digbeth Dining Club 11.04-14.04

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

The UK's No.1 Street Food Destination is now EVERY SINGLE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the year. Every Thursday find an exclusively Meat-Free Dining Club in the back yard, and then normal Digbeth Dining Club as usual out the front for all our meat eaters. (4pm-11pm) Friday 4-11pm Saturday 1-11pm Sunday 12-8pm Kids and dogs welcome as ever!

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Leamington Spa

Leamington spa, Leamington Spa

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in L

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Shay D- LIVE in Birmingham- Queens of Art UK Tour

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

For the first time EVER in UK Hip Hop history, an all female line up has united for a tour called Queens of Art, curated by UK rapper Shay D. Celebrating the release of her new album Human Writes, the tour presents Shay D's new music, alongside an all female program of high quality, handpicked female artists smashing it in their artforms at present. You will be able to come & experience female rappers & DJ's both local & London guests smash it on stage! This is for everyone with a real focus on supporting women in Hip Hop & Grime, so come & ge

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Digbeth Records Live In-Store - Abstrakt Warm Up

Digbeth records, Birmingham

Join us for our FREE Abstrakt warm up inside Digbeth Records! The space is located within the Digbeth Dining Club complex, just a stone's throw away from Mama Roux's.

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liquescent presents : bryan gee, bladerunner, document one, inja

Lab 11, Birmingham

Liquescent returns after a SOLD OUT feb show. This time were inviting down the Legendary Bryan Gee, Bladerunner, Document One, Inja + A VERY SPECIAL GUEST. Alongside our residents Olskwa, RVS, Itmek who just keep going from strength to strength. Not to forget our good friend 'Demtew' who make there Liquescent debut. * LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT*

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HARE & HOUNDS PRESENTS DJ YODA

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

This year DJ Yoda is bringing his latest collaborative project ‘Home Cooking’ to the stage, welcoming some of his special guest contributors to join him on the tour of his new material. 'Home Cooking' represents a new direction of sound for DJ Yoda - inspired by soul, jazz and 90s hip-hop with a sprinkle of his signature scratching mixed in for good measure. Recorded between DJ Yoda’s studio and the acclaimed Abbey Road, the album is influenced by Guru’s ‘Jazzmatazz’ and showcases some of the most exciting talent within their genre

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Thinking/Not Thinking Fest 2019

Centrala, Birmingham

Festival of contrasts, curveballs and juxtapositions in Birmingham Cat's out the bag! Thinking/Not Thinking Fest will return in April 2019 for not only the first festival in our new home of Birmingham, but also our first three day extravaganza of what might be our most ambitious programming to date. More details to follow! https://www.facebook.com/thinkingnotthinkingfest/

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Abstrakt Launch

Mama Roux, Birmingham

LINE UP: Lopaski (Evolve) Elliott (PENDA) Mercia JOSH GUEST (TRMNL) An intimate bi-monthly party set in the heart of Digbeth. Exploring the sound of Brum in all its diversity. //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Lopaski: DJing from the age of 14 Patrick is no stranger to the wax. His intricate, spacey and explorative style of House has seen releases on imprints like Elephant Moon and Slapfunk among others. Track 'Time Lapse' was even premiered on global dance music platfor

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VOCAL presents Full Intention

Lab 11, Birmingham

After an amazing year of parties we kick the first VOCAL of 2019 with the Grammy nominated master production and remix duo FULL INTENTION!! They have been a pioneering force on the global house scene for over 15 years, and remain the undisputed masters of the remix...behind many of our favourite VOCAL anthems!

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VOCAL

LAB11, Birmingham

After an amazing year of parties we kick the first VOCAL of 2019 with the Grammy nominated master production and remix duo FULL INTENTION!! They have been a pioneering force on the global house scene for over 15 years, and remain the undisputed masters of the remix...behind many of our favourite VOCAL anthems! Saturday 13th April 21:00-04:00 Lab11 This is just the beginning of a HUGE year of parties. Thank you for all your support and continued love for the VOCAL sounds ❤️ #VOCALpeople www.lab11.co.uk

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Brunch and Old Skool

The Glee Club, Birmingham

There's nothing better than good food and good music. We bring you both with anthems from 90s and 00s. Join your host Kat (MTV BASE) as he keeps you entertained with fun and games while the Midlands top DJs throws down some of you favourite RnB, Hip Hop, Dancehall and Garage anthems. Kat B: Kat is quick, quirky and an all-round comedian/entertainer with enormous appeal to adults and teenagers up and down the country. He is well known for his antics on MTV Base where he has presented numerous shows including a show about Trinidad Carni

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Stoke

Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in L

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Fusion - Music Industry Networking

Boxpark Shoreditch, London

Fusion is back! After the huge success previously partnering with iluvlive, MEISTAR MUSIC is back to bring you the final Fusion event of 2018, a networking event for the next generation of the music business. Organised with the aim to assemble aspiring young creatives, students and entry-level professionals from all fields of the music industry. The event is designed to connect ambitious creatives as well as enjoy live music from some great upcoming UK talent. Whether you’re an artist looking for a producer, perhaps a producer looking for

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Llandudno

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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One Acen Live

02 Institute, Birmingham

English rapper who has made waves as an unsigned artist with tracks like "Rolling," "Pattern," and "Hold Tight." He has also produced songs by such artists as Tion Wayne, Olami Still, and J2O.

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Back To The Future In Concert

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Experience the blockbuster film like never before accompanied by Alan Silvestri’s iconic score conducted live by Czech National Symphony Orchestra playing in sync with the film projected on the big screen.

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IAM PRESENTS...MADI'S LEAN UP TING #4 - ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham

IAM presents the fourth instalment of Madi’s Lean-Up Ting, a chill intimate evening in its’ home town of Birmingham. This event is aimed at showcasing the crème de la crème in the West Midlands’ underground scene. The lineup for the one year anniversary lean-up is just as wavy as the last, including Jae Renee (rapper/songwriter), Tai (rapper/songwriter/instrumentalist) and Lekky (spoken word/lyricist/singer-songwriter). It’s gonna be a vibe, and all y’all should be there!

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Wrexham

Aston Hall, Wrexham

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Stefflon Don Tour

02 Institute, Birmingham

Following the release of her new mixtape, UK rapper, Stefflon Don has added an extra date to her Secure Tour, which sees her return to her birthplace of Birmingham.

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Lowkey live

The Glee Club, Birmingham

London-based rapper & activist returns to The Glee this April with special guest AWATE! LOWKEY "Arguably the biggest name on the UK hip-hop underground scene" The Guardian Lowkey has announced his long awaited return with news that will be music to the ears of every hip hop fan in the land. After a hiatus which saw the British-Iraqi hip hop artist take time off to focus on studies and activism, he blasts back into view with brand new music for 2019 – announcing a new album and first single from it. Dropping a single each month in the le

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Joyce Manor - Birmingham

Mama Roux, Birmingham

In support of their fifth studio album Million Dollars To Kill Me, released earlier this year, the California-based four-piece Joyce Manor will play Birmingham's Mama Roux's

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Alice Phoebe Lou - The Bodega

The Bodega, Nottingham

Alice Phoebe Lou's fiercely independent approach to her music has given the singer songwriter a creative confidence that shines through in her captivating vocals and stripped back music. Having developed her bluesy, folk sound busking on the streets of Berlin, Alice has caught the ears of a community of music lovers the world over with her honest storytelling and raw, beautiful voice. Alice grew up on a mountainside in South Africa listening to her parent's records and indulging her love of theatre, arts and music at a local Waldorf school; a

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Digbeth Dining Club 18.04-21.04

Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

The UK's No.1 Street Food Destination is now EVERY SINGLE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the year. Every Thursday find an exclusively Meat-Free Dining Club in the back yard, and then normal Digbeth Dining Club as usual out the front for all our meat eaters. (4pm-11pm) Friday 4-11pm Saturday 1-11pm Sunday 12-8pm Kids and dogs welcome as ever!

Music

UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Preston

Preston Guild Hall, Preston

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Insomnia Gaming Festival

NEC Birmingham, Marston Green

Let the e-games begin! This April, the UK's biggest gaming festival Insomnia is back, bringing another weekend of non-stop gaming to the city. From old school arcade games to cutting-edge VR technology, all things gaming will be at the NEC Birmingham for the Easter weekend extravaganza, with organisers expecting over 50,000 people to join in the action. Forecasted to be the biggest show yet, Insomnia 2019 is brought to fans by GAME, and will take place from 19-22 April, giving attendees an opportunity to meet like-minded members of the gaming

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Liverpool

Liverpool Olympia, Liverpool

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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The Tins tins RE UNION

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

The annual Re Union for 2019 Easter Good Friday

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R&B Brunch

The Bierkeller, Birmingham

Welcome to Birmingham’s official R&B Brunch. Don your furs, dust off your cane and order the crystal so we can get popping dem bottles at Birmingham’s first R&B Brunch. It’s a well-known fact that parties round ours have gained legendary status; the drinks don’t stop flowing and the dance floor never stops moving – so we suggest you come through. Playing everything great and next in R&B and soul from the past few decades – think TLC to Mary J. Blige to Pharrell to SZA and all dancefloor heavy grooves in-between, with a sprinkling o

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TRMNL x LOLiFE with Raresh

Lab 11, Birmingham

Easter bank holiday weekend we are back with a 12 hour Bank Holiday showcase...

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Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival 2019

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

NOW IN ITS 4TH YEAR, SHALL WE GO BIGGER AND BETTER FOR 2019? It’s tasty and topped with juicy double cheese combinations; it can only mean one thing! Brum’s Big Fat Pizza returns for 2019. Making your cheesiest dreams come true pizza fans, pay attention! Taste and Liquor’s Big Fat Pizza Festival is the largest, most important pizza festival in the country. It’s a whole festival dedicated to Margherita’s, Gluten Free Pizza's, Meat Feast’s, Hot and Spicy, Vegan and Chocolate Nutella Pizzas, we love ‘em all. Deep filled or thin a

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Amnesia House proudly presents

the empire, Coventry

The Legendary Amnesia House proudly presents ‘The Big Bank Holiday Bash’ on Saturday the 20th of April 2019 at our Coventry home ‘The Empire’ bringing you music from the past the present and the future. Expect another epic lineup and production from the Original Amnesia House crew with no expense spared. We look forward to seeing the Amnesia House crew out in force again in April. Love & Peace Amnesia House (Our House is Your House)

Nightlife

TRMNL x LOLiFE with Raresh

LAB11, Birmingham

Easter bank holiday weekend we are back with a 12 hour Bank Holiday showcase... TRMNL x LOLiFE w/ RARESH Support from Lauren Lo Sung & more to be announced. #thisisTRMNL www.lab11.co.uk

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Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival 2019

Quantum Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

The Biggest Big Fat Pizza Festival returns To birmingham. It's tasty and topped with juicy double cheese combinations; it can only mean one thing! Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival is back! Making your cheesiest dreams come true pizza fans, pay attention! Taste and Liquor's Big Fat Pizza Festival is the largest, most important pizza festival in the country. It's a whole festival dedicated to Margherita's, to Meat Feast's, Hot and Spicy to Chocolate Nutella Pizzas, we love 'em all. Deep filled or thin and crispy, there's a style and a topping comb

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Easter Hott Date

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

Line up is looking fresh! Don't muck about! 3 rooms: Main room live bands & DJs (with bar) Front bar has the music flowing through Outside terrance with DJs

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" (Colosseum, Watford)

Watford Colosseum, Watford

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in

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Dropkick Murphys | Birmingham

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

Dropkick Murphys have announced 2019 UK shows and coming to Birmingham!

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Harry Potter 8 Film Marathon

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

Join us as we enter Hogwarts for a truly magical weekend, yep, you guessed it were showing all eight Harry Potter Films back to back. Harry Potter - 8 Film Movie Marathon Dig out your cloaks, mount your broomsticks and don't forget your wand! We'll see you at the gates. Sunday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 13:50 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 16:45 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 19:15 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Bank Holiday Monday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 13:35 -

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Harry Potter 8 Film Marathon

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

Sunday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 13:50 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 16:45 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 19:15 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Bank Holiday Monday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 13:35 - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 16:20 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 19:15 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II We will try and stick to timings as best as possible but this will be the earliest each film will start. 12+

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AFFION CROCKETT LIVE IN BIRMINGHAM – REAL DEAL COMEDY JAM TOUR

Rosies, Birmingham

Come see Hollywood superstar comedian Affion Crockett perform his Live & Uncut stand-up special for the first time in England, including stops in London (18 Apr), Nottingham (19 Apr), Leeds (20 April), Birmingham (21 April). This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see one of the best Hollywood comics live in the UK on the Real Deal Comedy Jam supported by a selection of UK’s hottest comedians for what promises to be a night that you’ll never forget. Affion is famed for his spoof impressions of famous celebrity acts including JAY Z,

Nightlife

Easter Hott Date

The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

It's back. Line up is looking fresh! Don't muck about! Easter Sunday 21st April Easter Hott Date 2pm-2am 3 rooms: Main room live bands & DJs (with bar) Front bar has the music flowing through Outside terrance with DJs The Castle & Falcon, 402 Moseley Rd, Birmingham B12 9AT https://www.facebook.com/hottdatebirmingham/

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Dave Tour

O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham

South London rapper, Dave, will follow-up the release of his long-awaited debut album, Psychodrama, with a substantial headline tour.

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UB40 - 40th Anniversary Tour "For The Many" - Lincoln

Engine shed, Lincoln

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can't Help) Falling in