Brum has all the genres on offer this week; from grime to gangster hip-hop, chill-out to two step. Whatever you feel like, have a look at what Before the Sol have selected for your dancing and reading pleasure this week:
After unleashing his elusive album to the world on Friday, Skepta says “Konnichiwa” to Birmingham. There’s not much information on the last minute gig but ‘+ special guests’ has got us intrigued, but now sold out, will we ever (Boy Better) Know?
We’re live online from 9pm on Wednesday for two hours of soulful dub and other electronic goodness. With special guest from Forward coming in ahead of their Henry Wu show next Friday (20th) at the Hare & Hounds.
Friday 13th May
Outlook Festival Launch Party @ The Rainbow Venues
From the coast of Croatia to the streets of Digbeth, Outlook is throwing a festival-sized party at The Rainbow. Whether you’re already making the pilgrimage to Pula or are still undecided, this night will have you buying tickets on the spot.
Friday 13th May
SKIT-FEST @ Hare & Hounds
SKIT has welcomed dozens of West Midland artists into its open arms over the past year at the Sunflower Lounge, but now the SKIT family are taking things up a notch. Catch them all on one stage for a night of sweat and swears at the Hare & Hounds. A full bill from 8.45pm and free entry all night so there’s no excuses not to join the raucous!
A great weekend for the Brum Radio gang. Weekly show Music For Airports, is taking their eclectic sound off the air waves and into Six Eight Kafé for an evening of live music, chilled atmosphere and even chillier beer (or slightly warmer coffee!) All proceeds from the night go towards supporting the great work at Brum Radio too.
Saturday 14th May
Spotlight Sessions #2 @ Spotlight
Spotlight Sessions is back for another cheeky, free party with DJs from big brands across the city. Dance the night away under the disco ball at one of our favourite venues in Brum with friendly faces and house-y tunes.