Promoting national and international contemporary jazz in local venues, provide a platform for new talent and offers a friendly club atmosphere in which to enjoy the music.
Unit 3, 14 Hylton Street, Birmingham B18 6HN
Jazzlines is Town Hall Symphony Hall’s dynamic programme of live jazz performances and education projects across Birmingham, from jazz producers Tony Dudley-Evans and Mary Wakelam, connecting people to jazz music.
www.thsh.co.uk/jazzlines 0121 644 5172
Jazz at the Spotted Dog
Regular weekly gig organised by David Ferris and Chris Young with a mix of local and national musicians and a jam session.
The Spotted Dog 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH
0121 772 3822
Regular weekly gig featuring free improv jazz with local, national and international bands. Organised by Andrew Woodhead.
The Lamp Tavern 157 Barford Street, Birmingham B5 6AH
improvisationuk.wix.com/fizzlebirmingham 0121 622 2599
Silvershine Club at Corks Club
At the Silvershine Jazz Club we are looking to put on the very best in Jazz music from across the region and beyond, and whilst we have a resident band in The Blue Notes and a number of good local acts who play here regularly we are always looking for new and diverse talent to excite our audience.
558 Bearwood Rd, Smethwick B66 4BT
0121 429 2091
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham Conservatoire is part of Birmingham City University and runs one of the leading Jazz departments in the UK. Puts on regular perfomances by students, tutors and alumni. Now in their new building with a dedicated jazz venue called the Eastside Jazz Club.
Eastside Jazz Club 200 Jennens Road, Birmingham B4 7XR
www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire 0121 331 5901
Run by Tony Dudley-Evans to promote free and improv jazz gigs and projects in Birmingham - often in collaboration with Fizzle.
TDE Promotions with Fizzle: improvisationuk.wix.com/fizzlebirmingham
For the events in the Hexagon Theatre at mac the Box Office number is 0121-446-3232 and the website www.macbirmingham.co.uk
Late Night Jazz at Cogs
Weekly night run by Xhosa Cole and Shivraj Singh 10:30pm set from the house band featuring special guest with a jam til late. Bring your horns!
61 Newhall Street B3 3RB 0121 233 3150 www.facebook.com/jazzatcogs/
Bringing the vibe of Pizza Express London to Brum with jazz and other gigs.
Water’s Edge, Brindley Place, Broad Street, B1 2HL
www.pizzaexpresslive.com 0207 439 4962
Monthly Ellington Big Band night run by Michael E Fletcher
The Highbury Dad’s Lane, B13 8PQ www.highburypub.co.uk
Bournville Social Club
Social club near Cadbury’s in Bournville that puts on mainly mainstream and swing, but also New Orleans-style trad on the last Tuesday of each month.
91 Franklin Road Bournville Birmingham B30 2DN www.bournvilleworkingmensclub.co.uk 0121 451 3427