Friday Nights in Birmingham
TGIF! TGIF! That's 'thank god its Friday' in cool trendy lingo for you not so in the know cats. But who cares if you know that phrase or not, Friday night is the night to celebrate the end of the week, and where better than in amongst the exclusive clubs and trendy bars of Birmingham? From alternative indie nights to a VIP champagne service, show that hard working week how its done by working hard on the party. Check out a collection of great Friday night events in Birmingham and see the weekend in in style.
Last updated on 20th April 2017
Swarming with Birmingham's happening hipster kids and indie patrons every Friday night in the city, Digbeth Dining Club invite hoardes of hungry locals for a burger bashing selection of award winning street food at Spotlight come sundown. From cracking house DJ's and classic spotlight cocktails to tum tickling grub, this is a night for those after something a little different in Birmingham on a Friday night.
Looking for a laid back night in the city, but still with a little party pazazz? This trinket of a cocktail bar in Birmingham could be just the ticket as The Jekyll and Hyde host a night of cocktails and DJ vibes every Friday night come sundown. Spinning the best in soul, funk, indie and churning out some of the most creative concoctions in town, The Jekyll will wow your tastebuds and ear drums.
It’s time to go through a door into another universe – a Magic Door, where Lab11 will be completely transformed from every nook, cranny and terrace. Expect a night of magical décor and disco, house and techno on the decks.
Queens of cheese Popworld are obviously bringing a Friday night to die for. With free entry and 50% off drinks until 11pm, more drinks discounts and even free lollipops, there’s no point in kicking your weekend off another way.
Get yourself down to Touche if you want a club night with a difference. This is purely for those people that like to meet others who dress smart, love great music and love cocktails. This multi-culture event will also play an eclectic range of music, from RnB to club classics and house.
If you love hip hop, you’ve heard of Klashnekoff. The London legend has made a bit of a name for himself in recent years, with his songs being used on critically acclaimed films. Now he’s coming to the Hare and Hounds, bringing his big tunes and that unbeatable atmosphere.
Tearing the house down on a Friday night in the Jewellery Quarter is fun time bar, The Lord Clifden. Head down to the Clifden for The Collective, a free DJ buzzing with the very best in Disco, Funk and Soul. Head to one of the coolest beer gardens in Birmingham for a feisty DJ evening surrounded by hordes of cool and vintage odds and sods.
Your Friday night partying just got more intense as The Bunker takes over Amusement 13. Not only will their sublime DJs be bringing the best in tech house, techno minimal, disco and more, they’ll have brought their unique brand of underground décor to the whole venue.
Boxxed in Digbeth hosts a Japanese themed club night that's sure to draw in music fans from all over the Midlands. Celebrating Japan's vibrant and diverse culture, the evening will feature two beautifully decorated rooms. The first room will be drenched in neon paint and will play the best hip hop and pop tracks, while the second room will be dressed as a serene jungle temple, playing rnb and break tracks.
Rowdy nightclubs may not be your go-to come sundown at the end of the week, so why not dabble in the decadent party antics of Friday Night Live a Fleet Street Kitchen instead? A night to doll up and get your fancy feet on as FSK source some cracking musicians for a night of dulcet tones and international tipples.
Friday nights haven’t been the same since club heavyweights ATHLETICO stopped bringing the party. Well, the 90s heavyweights are back again, delivering the biggest sounds and the best tunes to legendary music venue Hare & Hounds.
Boasting one of the best alternative nights in the bizz, O2 Academy Birmingham are host to Propaganda, the UK's biggest indie night. Spread over two buzzing rooms worth of rock and party roll, music venues in Birmingham have a lot to learn from this regularly heaving party place just tucked away behind Gay Village where lego haircuts and polka dot dress certainly don't go amiss.
Your Friday night live music is sorted at the Hare & Hounds as Lobster Shack returns for another party. They’ll start off with the Lobster, bringing reggae, ska, and hip-hop; Malarkey’s next with their punk and heavy dancehall rhythms; the night ends with Wool-Lea, who delivers Studio One classics and Dancehall champions.
A slick party night in the city for those looking to don their LBD's and brush alongside some of Birmingham's young and fun socialites, Poise Fridays is a fun and frivolous DJ night in the heart of the city. Spinning a premium selection garage mash-ups and bass vibes, Poise Fridays adopt the go hard or go home philosophy every Friday night in the city.
The best in up-and-coming or established headline comedy acts descend onto The Comedy Loft every week for their Friday Night Comedy night. Four acts take to the stage, managed by a hilarious compere, and afterwards you are invited to their premier afterparty.
Start your Friday night in Birmingham off properly: with comedy. Ross Noble will be hosting Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft in a hilarious one-off special. Along with other comedians, he’ll be bringing the laughs to make sure your weekend sets off with a bang.
Friday night comedy just got funnier, as Rob Rouse comes to the stage with his hilarious set. Showcasing his unique brand of storytelling at The Glee Club, he’ll take you on a hilarious journey through the trauma of being a married, middle-aged man with two kids and a tonne of debt.