Birmingham is becoming known as a city filled with a variety of live music venues offering intimate acoustic sets, wild indie rock nights or funky electronic beats. For those who enjoy taking a step back in time, ‘The Night Owl’ with its vintage interior and northern soul vibe is the place to go. Known as the only bar dedicated to Motown and northern soul, the unique venue is perfect to dance the night away whilst reversing the clock.
A large music venue guaranteed to provide big names in the industry is the ‘02 Institute’ that holds regular club nights, as well as showcasing touring musicians. With Victorian décor and a sound system that packs a punch be ready for a loud night! Previous names to grace the stage include The Foals and Rita Ora.
If a live music bar is more appealing then head to ‘The Sunflower Lounge’, resembling an old school dive bar in New York from the punk era it is the perfect place to catch local bands exhibiting their talent. In their early career Peace and Royal Blood rocked out here!