Club: Leftfoot vs Cafe Artum at The Hare & Hounds
Five hours of exquisite beats from two of Birmingham’s superior purveyors of musical good taste as stalwarts Leftfoot face off against the young disco pups from Cafe Artum. Of course, there can only be one winner, and that’s your lugholes with vinyl overlords Adam Regan, Christy Lakeman, Jason Wynters and Matt Beck on spinning duties.
Fri 14 Sep 9pm at The Hare & Hounds, 106 High St, Birmingham B14 7JZ www.skiddle.com
Club: The UAB Collective at The Lord Clifden
Every second & third Friday of the month, in The Clifden’s funkily salubrious lounge, a rotating roster of UAB Collective DJs get busy with the beats and soundtrack to your evening. Mixing a raft of styles through soul, Motown, funk, ska and reggae with infectious positive energy, the atmosphere generated in The Clifden is second to none.
Fri 14 Sep 7pm at The Lord Clifden, Great Hampton St, Birmingham B19 3DL thelordclifden.com
Club/Food/Gaming: Dead Pixels at Digbeth Dining Club £1
Retro games by the thousand alongside the eating connoisseurs of Digbeth Dining Club with live art and DJs throughout featuring Linevillain, Void-One and Chunxx. The theme is Ghost in the Shell, so prepare to bow down to the puppet master and redefine your identity whilst snacking on delicious street food and hammering those joypads.
Sat 15 Sep 1pm to 1am at Spotlight, Lower Trinity Street B9 4AG £1 www.facebook.com
Gig: Horse Feathers at The Spotted Dog
Birmingham’s own ten gallon cowboy dust bowl blues merchants finally get round to releasing their debut album El Bendito y El Maldito and you’re all invited along to the launch party. Several thigh slapping surprises are promised along with The Unlikely Lads’ bizarre quiz.
Sat 15 Sep 4pm at The Spotted Dog, 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH www.facebook.com
Gig: Cop Music at The Dark Horse
Dunk your brains into a rip roaring funk cacophony, powered along by the cream of seventies and eighties cop themed film and TV soundtracks. Expect grooves as bone shatteringly deep as the roar of Peter Fonda’s V8 Chevrolet Impala in Dirty Mary Crazy Larry as the inimitable car chase filth of Cop Music revs up. Part of the The Yardbird Live Sessions featuring Yardbird residents and attitude.
Sat 15 Sep 9pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP www.facebook.com
Club: Tommy Vercetti at Amusement 13
Tommy Vercetti gathers a host of friends and sonic beat masters to batter home the finest house and techno grooves well into Sunday morning. Joining him are James Dexter, Casey Spillman, Josh Gregg, Amo and more, all will be pushing the incredible Nexus sound system to breaking point.
Sat 15 Sep 11pm at Amusement 13, 71 Kent St, Birmingham B5 6RD (1st 500 tickets free) www.skiddle.com
Published on: Thu 12 Jul 2018