Gig: Valley Maker at Subside
Seattle’s philosophical folk artist Valley Maker, who was born Austin Crane, wends into Digbeth to start your week off with a dreamy range of earnest songwriting in support of his third album Rhododendron.
Mon 29 Oct 7pm at Subside, 57 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DA www.facebook.com
Film/Party: Party Monster at Centrala
Macaulay Culkin stars as the notorious king of the club kids Michael Alig, in this biographical tale of drugs, prostitution and murder, come dressed to impress as CineQ host a unique Halloween party.
Wed 31 Oct 7pm at Centrala, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RT www.eventbrite.com
Gig: Sam Leak Trio at The Spotted Dog
Critically acclaimed jazz pianist Sam Leak performs with his trio featuring Simon Read on bass and Jon Scott on drums.
Wed 31 Oct 9pm at The Spotted Dog, 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH www.facebook.com
Comedy: Darren Harriott at Patrick Kavanagh
Birmingham’s own Darren Harriott performs in his home town after receiving much critical acclaim for his show Visceral at The Edinburgh Fringe, Eshaan Akbar appears on the same bill with some uncomfortably hilarious laughs.
Wed 31 Oct 8pm at Patrick Kavanagh, 142 Trafalgar Rd, Birmingham B13 8BX weebly.com
Gig: Gabbidon at The Jam House
Basil Gabbidon is a founder member of Steel Pulse whose seminal album Handsworth Revolution recently received a memorial in Handsworth to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Basil will be performing tracks from the record alongside his solo material.
Wed 31 Oct 9pm at The Jam House, 3-5 St Paul’s Square, Birmingham B3 1QU thejamhouse.com
Arts: Poetry Jam at Waylands Yard
The monthly poetry jam’s have become something of an essential literary experience, bringing together a host of performers across all genres from experienced to first timers, creating a special energy and vibrancy that is unique to the Jam. There will be laughter, there may be tears, but there will definitely be honesty.
Thu 1 Nov 7pm at Waylands Yard, 42 Bull St, Birmingham B4 6AF www.facebook.com
Shopping/Food/Arts: Harborne Night Market at The Green Man
The night market returns to Harborne with a hefty line up including No Fuss Beauty, Lush Tush and the excellent Off the Scale vintage bus. Plenty of food and drink options too with our favourites Fat Snags and Middle Feast the pick of the bunch.
Fri 2 Nov 4pm at The Green Man, 2 High St, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9NE www.facebook.com
Gig: Rascalton at The Dark Horse
Sonic Gun takeover the Dark Horse again and provide a triple barrelled lineup of top quality live talent headlined by Glasgow’s smart punks Rascalton, with Bilk and local trouble makers Bad Girlfriend in support.
Fri 2 Nov 9pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP www.facebook.com
Published on: Fri 29 Jun 2018