Subtle Sounds at Amusement 13
The beats will be dope, dirty and loud down at Amusement 13 tonight. A plethora of talented selectors mixing raging drum and bass tunes from The Subtle Sounds posse including Canista, Brent Kilner, Demtew and Versipelli. Move quick for your comp ticket because it will sell out for sure, free entry is only before 11.30pm, £5 after. Boom. See all our weekend club picks here.
Fri 17 Nov 10pm at Amusement 13, 71 Kent Street, Birmingham B5 6RD www.skiddle.com
Baudelaire Song & Spoken Word event at The Barber Institute
‘I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy’. Poetry and prose exploring the darkest of places with an unflinching and graceful eye. Join Professor Helen Abbott, specialist in nineteenth-century French poetry and music at the University of Birmingham, for an afternoon of intellectual insight with music from soprano Mary Bevan, and pianist Joseph Middleton.
Fri 17 Nov 1pm at The Barber Institute, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TS barber.org.uk
Steve Ajao Blues Giants at The Hare and Hounds
Mention the blues and Birmingham and you can guarantee the name of Steve Ajao will be mentioned. The Blues Giants are well named with Ajao’s jet propelled guitar energy taking live shows through the roof. The boys power through swamp classics and rock anthems from Muddy Waters to Hendrix at breakneck speed. Live legends. Hold onto your hats.
Sat 18 Nov 4pm at The Hare and Hounds, 106 High St, Birmingham B14 7JZ skiddletickets.com
Dead Pixels at Mama Roux’s
How does an evening of retro gaming, tasty street food, live music and DJ’s sound? Yes we can’t wait either. Dead Pixels events are a blast and best of all you won’t need a pocketful of change to partake in the gaming. Digbeth Dining Club will be responsible for feeding hungry faces; with wicked beats courtesy of Doktah Jekyll and Squirrel and live art from Powis, Alex WV, Mose 78, Nick Edge and Liam 05. The theme for the evening is Metroid, s0 join Samus Aran and protect the Galactic Federation from the infernal Space Pirates.
Sat 18 Nov 4pm at Mama Roux’s, 23 Lower Trinity St, Birmingham B9 4AG www.facebook.com
CS Film Nights at The Gunmakers Arms
Widely regarded as the best Czech comedy ever made, Marie Poledňáková’s sweetly enjoyable ‘I Enjoy The World With You’ (1982) follows the adventures of Pepa, Albert and Michal on holiday in The Beskid Mountains. Do you think they can escape their pesky families for a night of grown up fun? Well you’ll just have to watch it. The Gunmakers is a lovely venue, recently refurbed and piled high with stunning ales and food. Electric Ale please barman.
Sat 18 Nov 8pm at The Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath St, Birmingham B4 6HG www.facebook.com
An Audience with Ash Sheehan at The Actress & Bishop
The indubitably sharp dressed king of spiv Grandmaster Ash, member of local indie rockers The Twang and Dead Sea Skulls, brings his occasional ‘Audience With’ shebang to The Actress and Bishop to liven up Sunday evenings. Expect lively banter, choice guests and some cracking tunes.
Sun 19 Nov, The Actress & Bishop, 35 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham B3 1EH. 7.30pm www.facebook.com
Published on: Wed 1 Nov 2017