There will be live music at The Victoria, Birmingham, this weekend
If you’re yet to make plans this weekend, don’t panic! we’ve got you covered.
There’s plenty of live music and entertainment to keep you busy across the city’s venues and theatres.
The Victoria on John Bright Street will be welcoming customers - without all the scaffolding outside for the first time in so long - isn’t it looking fab! It’s got entertainment on across the weekend, details below.
Here’s a selection of all our recommended things to do in Birmingham this weekend.
Have a great time whatever you decide to do.
Flowvers live at the Sunflower Lounge - Friday
Portsmouth four piece Flowvers are bringing their indie dream-pop to Birmingham this Friday with a headline show at the Sunflower Lounge.
Fresh from a performance at the Isle of Wight festival last month, the quartet have been making waves in the indie scene this year and will be supported at the Sunflower by Paradise Circus, The Pines, and Mild Headache.
Doors open at 7pm.
More information can be found here.
The Night Owl - Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Heavy Sol live - Friday
There’s also plenty of fun to be had at The Night Owl this weekend.
Heavy Sol, a mod and soul covers band from Leicestershire, with influences from Paul Weller, The Jam and The Who, will be kicking things off with a set at the venue on Friday night.
The Atlantic Players Live - Saturday
The Atlantic Players also return to The Night Owl for a long-awaited night of big beats, live brass and plenty of soul on Saturday.
The authentic 9-piece will be hitting the stage at 8pm.
Rocky Horror Brunch - Sunday
And from 2pm to 8pm this Sunday, you can check in for The Night Owl’s Rocky Horror Brunch.
The event will include DJ and Magician Ed Quigley, themed cocktails, visuals and street food available plus prizes for best costumes and best time warp!
Hit the Ode at Birmingham Hippodrome - Friday
Live poetry returns to the Hippodrome, with Hit the Ode, a unique performance poetry night bringing world-class spoken word artists to the heart of Birmingham to perform alongside open micers.
This Friday’s show marks the long awaited return to live poetry performances. The brilliant big brummy line-up features sets from the multi-lingual Bohdan Piasecki, performance powerhouse Jasmine Gardosi, poet and playwright Nafeesa Hamidand, poetic producer Jess May Davies and poet and actor, Lexia Tomlinson.
Featuring guest host Steve “PolarBear” Camden and guest Dj sets from the Birmingham Poet Laureate Casey Bailey.
The event gets underway at 7.45pm this Friday.
The Many Saints of Newark at the MAC - Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Characters from The Sopranos have hit the big screen with this prequel to the hit television series.
The film features a young Anthony Soprano (played by the son of James Gandolfini - Michael) while he is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city.
Alessandro Nivola stars as Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities while guiding the young Tony.
You can book tickets here.
Dirty Dancing at The Alexandra - Friday and Saturday
Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
The stage version of the hit film has arrived and The Alexandra and you can still catch the production on Friday or Saturday.
Digbeth Deadbeats live at The Victoria - Friday
One of Birmingham’s best live music venues, The Victoria, is looking better than ever after scaffolding was removed from the building.
The pub is hosting the rock band Digbeth Deadbeats on Friday night, who will be playing the likes of AC/DC,Ramones, Steppenwolf, Kings Of Leon, ZZ Top, Black Sabbath, Electric Six plus their take on a few guilty pleasures.
Support comes from the 3-piece alternative rock band Slim Blade and rock band plus Raggedstone Crawler.
Yungblud live at the 02 - Friday
Doncaster rocker Yungblud arrives in Birmingham this weekend as he brings his Life on Mars tour to the 02 Academy.
The multi-instrumentalist’s second studio album Weird! became his first UK Number 1 album in the UK.
You can buy tickets here.
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