BASS And Other Upcoming Events In Birmingham

BASS And Other Upcoming Events In Birmingham

Birmingham is widely known for its amazing musical offerings. As a European music fan, you owe it to yourself to partake in some of the amazing musical events in the area. Birmingham is home to a wide array of amazing musical events and concerts. Whether you’re a fan of Jazz, Classical music or any of today’s top artists, you’ll definitely find something to satisfy your desires, within the area. Below, you’ll find a breakdown of the upcoming events so that you can partake in them all!

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

If you’re a diehard fan of classical music, you’ll adore the city’s orchestra. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra puts together an abundance of amazing performances at the local Symphony Hall. Regardless of when you plan on visiting Birmingham, you can rest assured knowing you’ll be able to enjoy the symphony and some of the most amazing classics, including those of Bach, Chopin and Mozart.

The orchestra performs over one hundred and thirty concerts each and every year! The mass majority of these events take place right in Birmingham. Although the group is best known for their classic performances, they also perform contemporary, symphonic disco, and even film music!

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Vaughan Williams

The mass majority of classic music enthusiasts are more than familiar with Mozart and Bach. Unfortunately, a lot of European music lovers are unfamiliar with their country’s own composers, such as Ralph Vaughan Williams. This is truly unfortunate, but you can change this problem immediately! In the coming months, the Symphony Hall and the CBSO Centre will be hosting performances of Williams’ most amazing pieces, including the Phantasy Quintet and Symphony No. 5.

The compositions will be performed by some of the area’s most amazing up and coming talents, including Emily Davies, Christopher Yates, Alice Coote, and John Wilson. If you find yourself in Birmingham in May, you will definitely want to partake in one of these events!

Mostly Jazz Festival

Birmingham has always been a central hub for jazz music! In fact, the city is home to the Mostly Jazz Festival. This annual festival is right around the corner, and it will be held in Moseley Park. The 3-day event will host some of the world’s best well-known performers from the Jazz genre, as well as many others. De La Soul, Average White Band, Booker T. Jones, Grandmaster Flash, and Blackalicious are all scheduled to perform.

Many ups and coming artists, including Zoe Gilby, will also make an appearance. Tickets for the event are currently available online, and you’ll want to make sure to go ahead and purchase yours right away! Remember that they tend to sell out rapidly weeks before the event. So do not wait!

Birmingham Jazz

If you do not want to partake in a massive gather, yet absolutely love jazz, you’ll want to check out the offering from Birmingham Jazz. The talent agency is well known for their ability to bring together some of the biggest and brightest artists from the genre. The good news is that the group puts together performances throughout the year. The Red Lion pub, which offers delicious food and real ale, is one of their primary venues.

If you want to kick back and relax, you’ll visit the establishment at 5 PM on Friday! During this time, you can experience the recurring “After Work Fridays” event. The atmosphere is truly amazing; the ale is delicious, and you may never leave!

Bass Festival

If you’re interested in exploring the best musical performances Birmingham has to offer, you will definitely want to partake in the Bass Festival. The Birmingham Art and Street Sounds is a local festival, which brings together an abundance of amazing performers, including Toni Kofi, DJ Woody, Tigerstyle, and Jazzy B. Also, the event offers workshops, artist lounges, film screens, and other amazing exhibits.

This year’s Bass Festival will be sponsored by Man with a Van  and is expected to be the biggest festival in Birmingham this year! If you love an array of music, such as techno, dubstep and house, and plan on being in the area, you cannot miss the Bass Festival! Be sure to acquire your tickets are quickly as possible because they’ll fly off the shelves, before you know it!

Creamfields Festival

Do you love to dance and live in or around Cheshire? If so, you will definitely want to make plans to join your favorite local band at the Creamfields Festival. This festival is schedule to being 26th August 2016 and last for two full days. Each day will offer unlimited musical performances including:

Calvin Harris
Fatboy Slim
Pete Tong
Duke Dumont
Axwell + Ingrosso
Danny Howard
Annie Mac

Of course, this is only to name a few. Be sure to request a few days off of work so that you can attend this amazing outdoor event.

No Man’s Land Festival

If you are a fan of live music and DJ performances, you should definitely plan on attending the No Man’s Land Festival. The event is schedule to take off on the 27th May 2016. Not only will you be provided with three days of talented performances, but you will be able to shop and browse through various booths filled with arts, crafts, and delicious cuisine.

The Correspondents, China Shop Bull, Captain FlatCap, Too Many T’s, Gaudi “Live”, and many more vocalists and performers are scheduled to take the stage. This lineup of hip-hop, gypsy, swing, and electronica entertainment is something that you do not want to miss.



If you have nothing special scheduled for 29th April 2016, you should plan to attend the amazing Bonfest. This is the 10th year anniversary of the Bonfest festival, and if you have never attended before, it is highly recommended that you do so at least once. Performers from all around the globe are scheduled to hit the stage including:

Chaman (Spain)
BACK: N: BLACK (Switzerland)
BON The AC/DC Show (Germany)

If you live in or around Kirriemuir, you should definitely pack your bags and head out to the 10th Bonfest Festival. Get there early, because you do not want to miss out on a second of the amazing live music, food, and games.

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