Pop up street food at the Rowheath Pavilion
A mini Bournville Food and Drink Festival in preparation for the next full scale event in July. The beautiful Rowheath Pavilion is hosting gourmet street food vendors Buddha Belly, Holy Moly Macaroni, Flying Cow Burgers and our absolute favourite the Bournville Ice Cream Company, 99’s all round then. There’s face painting and kids entertainment from Rocka Tots and Mr. Twist, bring a blanket and spend the day.
Mon 29 May 12pm at Rowheath Pavilion, Heath Road, Birmingham B30 1HH www.facebook.com
The Collective: Roots, rock, reggae at the Prince
The Moseley seven piece skanksters will be bringing their singular roots vision to the Prince to carry you through Bank Holiday Monday in a chilled out mass of blissful dub rhythms and sounds. As if that wasn’t enough the fabulously titled West Midlands Jerk Centre will be laying on the finest Jamaican food to soak up all those rum cocktails.
Mon 29 May 5pm at the Prince, 118 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8EE www.facebook.com
I See Rivers, Green Leaves Down and Josh Flowers at Yorks Cafe
A Bank Holiday special at the Yorks Cafe weekly musical showcase featuring three quality artists with the harmonising Scandinavian folkers I See Rivers headlining. Also appearing are folk pop duo Green Leaves Down and the sublime country of Josh Flowers. Included in our gig picks this week here.
Mon 29 May 5pm at Yorks Cafe, 29 / 30 Stephenson St, Birmingham B2 4BH www.facebook.com
The Button Band at The Spotted Dog
The critically acclaimed Button Band were formed in 2012 and have been making a beautifully uniquely sophisticated fusion of jazz, blues and township ever since. New album ‘Emilie’ has been released to universal acclaim, this is a great chance to catch some of the country’s finest jazz musicians in a cosy up close environment.
Tue 30 May 8.30pm at the Spotted Dog, 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH www.facebook.com
Burning Soul Tap Take-over at The Dark Horse
Hockley’s Burning Soul are fast earning a reputation as one of the most innovative brewers in the city with an exceptional range of ales, stouts, saisons and sour beers. For one night only they are taking over the Dark Horse and we heartily recommend you go check them out. If you ask for a pint of Carling you may be asked to leave.
Wed 31 May 6pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8JP www.darkhorsemoseley.co.uk
Open mic night at Black Lab
Great open mic night at the wonderfully contemporary Black Lab Lounge in Kings Heath. Your host for the evening will be renowned local photographer and gent about town Owen de Visser. Already confirmed are singer songwriters Sam Harrison and Char Bacciochi, so if you have artistic flair to share and fancy a free drink contact Owen and get yourselves on the bill.
Thu 1 Jun 8pm at Black Lab, 100 High St, Alcester Rd S, Birmingham B14 7JZ www.facebook.com
Launch of Liquor Friday’s Summer Garden Sessions at No. 21 Digbeth
Every month the Taste and Liquor crew will change the theme of their new Summer Garden Sessions but for the first blast it’s a full on rum rumble. Rum cocktails, rum punch, rum everything. In addition to lashings of the sailor’s favourite tipple there will be the usual array of delicious street food all complemented by some of the coolest DJ’s spinning wicked grooves all night.
Fri 2 Jun 5pm at No. 21, Milk Street, Birmingham B5 5TR www.facebook.com
Transmission at The Black Hole Club
Two days of audio experimentation hosted by The Black Hole Club and Vivid Projects down at that hotbed of innovative art The Minerva Works. Centre stage goes to a live streaming performance from musician Jeff Kolar alongside installations and artwork from several Black Hole Club artists including Alex Billingham and Coral Manton.
Fri 2 & 3 Jun at Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, Digbeth B5 5RS www.facebook.com
Supersonic Social at Centrala
Get ready for the UK’s number one experimental festival with the Supersonic Social for artists, volunteers and punters. It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the creative nirvana of the Supersonic family and steel your senses for the incredible festival onslaught that kicks off on June 16th. DJ sets from Sausage, Dorcha, Mothwasp and Girls! Girls! Girls! Supersonic visuals and an appearance from unhinged local eccentrics GorillaBot.
Fri 2 Jun 8pm at Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, Digbeth B5 5RS www.facebook.com
10 Years at The Prince Birthday Bash!
For a wonderful decade now the present incarnation of the Prince has been dazzling the inhabitants of Moseley with its stunning array of events, friendly atmosphere and fine beers and food, not to mention that incredible garden. Join in the birthday celebrations with rock steady rockers 360 and some fine tunes from DJ Dylan, who else?
Fri 2 Jun 8pm at the Prince, 118 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8EE www.facebook.com
Modo at The Dark Horse
The Music Of Distinct Origin party animals are back with a series of events that kicks off with a nineties classic house special. DJ’s Miguel Verde, General Lee and Pearce M, will be spinning us back to a time of whistles, glow sticks, furry bras and angel wings. Woop woop.
Fri 2 Jun 9pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8JP www.darkhorsemoseley.co.uk
Habit Big Birthday Riot at The Hare and Hounds
Legendary ravers Habit are coming out of retirement to celebrate their tenth anniversary with an almighty party at the Hare and Hounds, demand has seen the event moved to the main room which means decibel levels will now be rocketing through the roof. Expect wicked tunes all night long from residents Jack2Front and the Tiger Collective. Arrive before 11pm and it’s free entry.
Fri 2 Jun 10.30pm at The Hare and Hounds, 106 High St, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7JZ skiddletickets.com
Published on: Sat 20 May 2017