Live Music, Live Comedy & Special Events Calendar | Joe Joe Jim's Bar Birmingham

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Coming Up at Joe Joe Jims

We have live entertainment most Fridays, Saturday and Sundays throughout the year. Check the listings below – and click on ‘Load More’ at the bottom of the list – to see what’s coming up and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook or sign-up to our Newsletter to keep up-to-date with the latest news and new events.

Jazz at Joe Joe Jims - Tina Law & the Garry Allcock Trio

Jazz at Joe Joe Jims - Tina Law & the Garry Allcock Trio

May 23, 8:00pm - May 23, 10:30pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Join us for Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims - Tina Law sings the Great American Songbook with the Garry Allcock Trio featuring Brian Hadley on Keyboards, Nick Wiltshire on String Bass and legendary drummer Garry Allcock.

Join us for the first of what we're hoping will be a regular jazz event at Joe Joe Jims.

DATE: THURSDAY 23RD MAY

ENTRY: £8.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.00PM

16 interested  ·  1 going
Merrymaker Presents - Featuring Jack Hopkinson & Chessi O’Dowd

Merrymaker Presents - Featuring Jack Hopkinson & Chessi O’Dowd

May 26, 3:00pm - May 26, 6:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On the last Sunday of every month, Dan Sealey (The Rockbottoms, ex Ocean Colour Scene) and Adam Barry (The Rockbottoms, ex The Misers) will be performing and hosting 'Merrymaker Presents ...', showcasing TWO featured artists performing original material.

DATE: SUNDAY 26TH MAY

ENTRY: £3.00

SHOW STARTS: 3.00PM

8 interested  ·  7 going
BurtonFest - Benefit Event for Trevor Burton

BurtonFest - Benefit Event for Trevor Burton

Jun 1, 2:00pm - Jun 1, 11:00pm+1Jun 2, 2:00pm - Jun 2, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

We are pleased to announce Joe Joe Jims are to hosts to a two-day music festival running from Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd June. BurtonFest is in aid of local music legend and virtuoso guitarist Trevor Burton and features a whole host of top-notch musical acts and special guests.

Saturday Doors 2.00pm - Curfew 11.00pm

3.00pm - Kimmy & the Wahoos
4.30pm - Melvin Hancox Band
5.30pm - The Steve Gibbons Band
BREAK
7.15pm - The Maz Mitrenko Band
8.15pm - Tom Walker Trio
9.15pm - The Temple St. Resistance
10.00pm - Steve Ajao Blues Giants

Sunday Doors 2.00pm - Curfew 11.00pm

3.30pm - Pete Hyde & the Vieillards
4.30pm - Highway 61
5.30pm - Ricky Cool & the In Crowd
BREAK
7.30pm - The Big Wolf Band ft. Zoe Green
8.30pm - The TB Band (Special guest Danny King)
9.30pm - Vincent Flatts Final Drive

*STRICTLY OVER 18s ONLY*

DATE: SATURDAY 1ST JUNE - SUNDAY 2ND JUNE

ENTRY: £15.00 PER DAY OR £25.00 FOR BOTH DAYS

SHOW STARTS: 2.00PM

Please note: tickets are only available for purchase online, we are not selling tickets at Joe Joe Jims: www.wegottickets.com/f/11929

208 interested
Ann Duggan - Country, Folk & Rock

Ann Duggan - Country, Folk & Rock

Jun 7, 8:30pm - Jun 7, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Ann and her musicians mix influences from folk, blues, country Americana, rock and jazz have has travelled the length and breadth of both the UK and America and presently promoting their highly acclaimed new album Dust upon the wind.

The past few years has seen Ann and the band perform a variety of clubs, festivals and private and corporate events alike with growing media attention to match all done by word of mouth in confirmation of their outstanding ability to entertain.

Ann's music might best be described as a seamless mix adding country, folk and rock, played with a powerful combination of energy, melody and lyricism and we're very much looking forward to welcoming Ann and the band to Joe Joe Jims!

DATE: FRIDAY 7TH JUNE

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

20 interested
The Frenzies – Rockabilly, Surf & Rock n’ Roll

The Frenzies – Rockabilly, Surf & Rock n’ Roll

Jun 8, 8:30pm - Jun 8, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Saturday 8th June we have a treat lined-up when we host Rockabilly, Surf & Rock n’ Roll band The Frenzies for what promises to be a great gig!

The powerful three-piece – comprising drums (the legendary Buzby Bywater), guitar/vocals (Daz Dolczech) and double bass (Jimmy White) – will be serving-up two sets of high octane tunes to get everyone on their feet … Jellyfish being a particular favourite of ours!

DATE: SATURDAY 8TH JUNE

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

33 interested
Mute the Flute – Rock/Funk/Blues

Mute the Flute – Rock/Funk/Blues

Jun 9, 2:30pm - Jun 9, 5:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On the afternoon of Sunday 9th June we feature the first visit to Joe Joe Jims of Rock/Funk/Blues three-piece Mute the Flute.

Playing classic covers from classic rock to funk, the band get a great party atmosphere going and will provide an excellent experience for a Sunday afternoon’s entertainment withe the aim to get everyone up and dancing.

For only £3.00 entry, great music and food available, come and spend the afternoon at Joe Joe Jims!

DATE: SUNDAY 9TH JUNE

ENTRY: £3.00

SHOW STARTS: 2.30PM

4 interested  ·  1 going
The Ziggie Paul Band – Classic Rock, Funk & Heavy Blues

The Ziggie Paul Band – Classic Rock, Funk & Heavy Blues

Jun 14, 8:30pm - Jun 14, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Friday 14th June we welcome the Ziggie Paul Band to Joe Joe Jims for what should be an excellent night of music from the boys.

The band describe their style as “a Midlands based three piece juggernaut of Heavy Blues and Classic Rock” and with influences including Joe Satriani, Mars Volta, Rage Against the Machine, Joe Bonamassa, Miles Davis, Return to Forever and King crimson we’re sure we’ll be in for a varied and powerful couple of sets … presumably a hint of ‘fusion/prog’ in the mix too?

Not that the band do requests, but we did ask Ziggie to include Killing Floor by Hendrix in the set which is a killer live track by the band … definitely a gig not to miss!

DATE: FRIDAY 14TH JUNE

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

28 interested  ·  4 going
Ceri Justice & the Jury – Powerful Blues Rock

Ceri Justice & the Jury – Powerful Blues Rock

Jun 15, 8:30pm - Jun 15, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Ceri Justice & the Jury make their Joe Joe Jims debut on Saturday 15th June for what promises to be a great evening of powerful, bluesy vocals backed by a very experienced band (featuring Rick Sandford on guitar no less – more ‘mature‘ music lovers may remember Rick from a later incarnation of the Starfighters, among others)!

Ceri herself is a local singer songwriter, whose set list features covers from the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow and various covers from band from the seventies as well as self-penned numbers and has recently completed recording her debut album ‘Justified’.

DATE: SATURDAY 15TH JUNE

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

21 interested  ·  1 going
Al Jolson’s Dog – Classic Covers Supergroup

Al Jolson’s Dog – Classic Covers Supergroup

Jun 16, 4:00pm - Jun 16, 6:30pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Al Jolson’s Dog return to Joe Joe Jims on Sunday 16th June. The band features Johnny Caswell, Howard Smith, Fred Skidmore and Buzzby Bywater – all names that will be known to music lovers from their work both solo and backing some of the top musicians in the country over many years including forming the backbone of the Steve Gibbons Band.

This ‘Supergroup’, featuring the cream of Birmingham’s most accomplished and respected musicians, promise an afternoon of classic covers drawn from a wide range of artists and styles from Robert Palmer to Eric Clapton!

Come and join us for an afternoon of great music.

DATE: SUNDAY 16TH JUNE

ENTRY: £3.00

SHOW STARTS: 4.00PM

6 interested
Riggerz - Rock, Reggae & Ska

Riggerz - Rock, Reggae & Ska

Jun 21, 8:30pm - Jun 21, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Friday 21st June Birmingham 4-piece Riggerz make their Joe Joe Jims debut playing "a selection of covers from the Sixties through to the present day mainly covering the Rock genre as well as a smattering of Reggae and Ska."

The band comprises of Chris - Guitar, Noddy - Bass, Pete - Drums, Gaz - Vocals and Guitar and in addition to a great selection of covers the band are also increasingly adding a selection of original compositions to their set covering the Rock and Reggae genre.

DATE: FRIDAY 21ST JUNE

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

38 interested  ·  1 going
Arcadia Roots – Trance, Dance, Reggae and Roots

Arcadia Roots – Trance, Dance, Reggae and Roots

Jun 22, 8:30pm - Jun 22, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Saturday 22nd June we are pleased to welcome back Arcadia Roots to Joe Joe Jims once more entertain us with their “exciting hypnotic blend of Trance, Dance, Reggae and Roots music.”

Their website describes them as combining “world, reggae and rock music to create a very unique & captivating sound” … and we know first-hand that the band are great at getting everyone up and moving and this Glastonbury ‘warm-up’ gig will definitely be one not to miss!

DATE: SATURDAY 22ND JUNE

ENTRY: £7.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

55 interested  ·  9 going
Loz Rabone – Acoustic Performance

Loz Rabone – Acoustic Performance

Jun 23, 2:30pm - Jun 23, 5:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Mother Popcorn’s Loz Rabone treats us to an intimate, acoustic performance on Sunday 23rd June.

In his own right, Loz is professional singer and guitarist with many years of experience performing acoustic covers drawing from a huge repertoire of rock, indie, folk and pop classics from 60’s to modern day.

A typical set would include covers from bands such as: The Beatles. Oasis, Paul Weller, The Verve, The Stereophonics, The Kooks, Chili Peppers, Kings Of Leon, Foo Fighters, The Cure, Green Day, Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Kinks … sounds good to us!

DATE: SUNDAY 23RD JUNE

ENTRY: £3.00

SHOW STARTS: 2.30PM

12 interested
Ricky Cool & the In Crowd - Upbeat Ska and Red Hot R&B

Ricky Cool & the In Crowd - Upbeat Ska and Red Hot R&B

Jul 5, 8:30pm - Jul 5, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

Joe Joe Jims is pleased to welcome back Ricky Cool & the In Crowd on Friday 5th July for another great evening of "Red Hot Rhythm and Blues! Scintillating Ska and Bluebeat! Sensational Soul!" from Ricky and the boys.

For anyone who was at Ricky's last gig at Joe Joe Jims, you know you're in for a treat, and to those who weren't, make a date for this gig as we can guarantee you'll have a great evening with the boys thundering through a relentless set of upbeat ska and rhythm and blues ... you won't be able to stand still!

DATE: FRIDAY 5TH JULY

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

58 interested  ·  3 going
Woo Town Hillbillies – Bluegrass Country Hoe-Down!

Woo Town Hillbillies – Bluegrass Country Hoe-Down!

Jul 6, 2:30pm - Jul 6, 5:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

The Woo Town Hillbillies make their Joe Joe Jims debut on the afternoon of Saturday 6th July for what promises to be a full-on bluegrass country hoe-down!

You can expect high-flying bluegrass with tumbling banjo, mandolin and harmonica breaks, all mixed with a smattering of beautiful heartfelt tunes, accompanied by harmonies. All the musicians are versatile, composing their own songs and using pulsating rhythms on double bass, ukulele and guitar to drive this catchy fun-fuelled band.

Come on down, nip a shot of Wild Turkey (other beverages are available!), “grab a pal, kick off your shoes and dance along to the Woo Town blues!“.

DATE: SATURDAY 6TH JULY

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 2.30PM

23 interested  ·  2 going
Clarksville Mountain Band - Acoustic Bluegrass With A Twist!

Clarksville Mountain Band - Acoustic Bluegrass With A Twist!

Jul 6, 8:30pm - Jul 6, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

A treat for all lovers of the country, blues and bluegrass (and great live music in general!), we are pleased announce the return to Joe Joe Jims of the excellent Clarksville Mountain Band on Saturday 6th July.

The acoustic trio play a great selection of "well known covers in a Bluegrass style (with a twist!)" - Johnny Cash, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles ... so come and join us for an evening of great music!

DATE: SATURDAY 6TH JULY

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

23 interested  ·  1 going
Free at Last – Free/Bad Company Tribute

Free at Last – Free/Bad Company Tribute

Jul 12, 8:30pm - Jul 12, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

For lovers of classic rock and blues rock we have once again secured the services of the excellent Free & Bad Company tribute band Free at Last on Friday 12th July.

The band have been on the road honing their craft since 1996 and promise “a night of 70’s style red hot blues influenced, soul stealing ROCK” playing all of the classics of both groups as well as a few lesser known gems.

If you attended their gig earlier in the year you’ll know you are in for a great night and if you didn’t, don’t make the same mistake twice!

DATE: FRIDAY 12TH JULY

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

105 interested  ·  11 going
Primer - Celtic, Alternative Rock

Primer - Celtic, Alternative Rock

Jul 14, 2:30pm - Jul 14, 5:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On the afternoon of Sunday 14th July we are pleased to announce the first visit to Joe Joe Jims for Dudley’s [Primer].

The female fronted rock group from the West Midlands formed in 2007 and has seen several member and sound changes before settling on their distinctive, inimitable style; a mix of Celtic inspired vocals mingle with a calling violin, intense drums and an resonating bass to drive an original, unique sound with a difference that is not to be missed.

Currently working in the studio on new material, following a tweak to their sound and line-up, the band are looking forward to hitting the road again and we are looking forward to welcoming them to Joe Joe Jims.

DATE: SUNDAY 14TH JULY

ENTRY: £3.00

SHOW STARTS: 2.30PM

37 interested  ·  6 going
Lenny James & the Gator Squad - No-Nonsense Blues

Lenny James & the Gator Squad - No-Nonsense Blues

Jul 26, 8:30pm - Jul 26, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

5-piece R&B / Blues group Lenny James & the Gator Squad make a welcome return to Joe Joe Jims on Friday 26th July for some no-nonsense 'swamp blues'.

Comprising of Lenny James, Rick Lambe, Colin Andrews, Tony Baylis and Tony Perkins, all of whom are seasoned local musicians, the boys will surely give us a great night of live music with their well-honed stage act certain to go-down well with the Joe Joe Jims faithful "who like their music Swampy, Loud, no nonsense and dirty!" ... well, who doesn't?

DATE: FRIDAY 26TH JULY

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

43 interested  ·  4 going
The Electric Blues Rebellion – Classic Blues Rock

The Electric Blues Rebellion – Classic Blues Rock

Aug 11, 2:30pm - Aug 11, 5:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

*** Rescheduled from Friday 7th June ***

The afternoon of Sunday 11th August sees the welcome return of The Electric Blues Rebellion, featuring legendary local blues singer Paul Bridgewater (Slowburner), playing a powerful mix of original blues rock numbers taken from Paul’s solo albums ‘Seven Songs’ and ‘The Other Side Of The Sun‘ plus the 2016 collaborative ‘Setting Suns’ album.

Paul, best known as front man for Slowburner, is renowned as one of the UK’s finest vocalists, so much so in fact that another local singer who did alright for himself, called Robert Plant, commented that “Paul’s a great singer who continues the tradition of great British blues & soul singers” … great praise indeed!

DATE: SUNDAY 11TH AUGUST

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 2.30PM

19 interested  ·  2 going
The Rooters – Classic Rock

The Rooters – Classic Rock

Aug 16, 8:30pm - Aug 16, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

If you love classic rock, and we know you all do, then Saturday 16th August will be a date for your diaries as we welcome The Rooters to Joe Joe Jims.

Describing themselves as “a Classic Rock Band playing smoking classic rock tunes with twin guitars, vocals and amazing drums and bass“, we’re sure we’ll all be in for a great night’s entertainment with two sets from the boys covering songs from bands such as Thin Lizzy, Queen, Metallica, Black Stone Cherry, Thunder, Black Sabbath, Rush, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ozzy, Iron Maiden and Deep Purple amongst many more artists.

Don’t miss it!

DATE: FRIDAY 16TH AUGUST

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

22 interested  ·  2 going
Vaseline – Punk Rock

Vaseline – Punk Rock

Sep 14, 8:30pm - Sep 14, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Saturday 14th September we’re pleased to present something a little different for Joe Joe Jims – our first punk band: Rubery’s very own Vaseline!

The band features former Birmingham Poet Laureate Spoz on guitar and vocals, Toppo on drums and vocals, Ratty on guitar and Couchy on bass and vocals. Spoz describes the live Vaseline experience as “chock full of 70s punk rock nostalgia, jumping about and strange hair cuts“!

Intrigued? Then get down to Joe Joe Jims on the night for what should be an energetic, highly charged performance.

DATE: SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

142 interested  ·  25 going
The Strays – Powerful Rock ‘n’ Roll

The Strays – Powerful Rock ‘n’ Roll

Sep 20, 8:30pm - Sep 20, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Friday 20th September we’re excited to present The Strays who will be “fusing a multitude of genres to create a unique modern sound with a gritty, vintage edge. Described as No Doubt meets Imelda May”!

The Cheltenham based garage rock ‘n’ roll band have been gigging and recording heavily over the past few years and will be releasing their debut album this year wit the gig at Joe Joe Jims forming part of their promotional tour so expect some great new numbers as well as classics from the band’s back catalogue (checkout their excellent Brand New Day EP) and the video for Go Go Boy below for a taste of what the band have to offer.

Make sure you don’t miss what promises to be a great gig from a band whose career is on a steep upwards trajectory!

DATE: FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

27 interested
Get Stoned - Celebrating the Music of The Rolling Stones

Get Stoned - Celebrating the Music of The Rolling Stones

Sep 28, 8:30pm - Sep 28, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

On Saturday September 28th we are excited to present Get Stoned who will be "Celebrating the music of the world's greatest rock n roll band" at Joe Joe Jims!

The boys will be playing two sets of Rolling Stones classics from all eras of the band in what promises to be a great night ... it's only rock n roll, but we like it!

DATE: SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

86 interested  ·  5 going
The Marwills – Canadian Blues Rockers

The Marwills – Canadian Blues Rockers

Oct 12, 8:30pm - Oct 12, 11:00pm

Joe Joe Jims Bar
444 Lickey Rd
Birmingham,  B45 8UU Map

We are fortunate to have secured the services of Toronto-based blues rock band The Marwills on Saturday 12th October for a date on their short tour of the UK in support of their latest album A Mother’s Worry.

Major players in the US and Canadian rock market and frequent festival headliners, The Marwills are planning to take-on Europe and the UK in 2019 so this gig should be a great opportunity to catch them in an intimate environment! The band “make music with serious guts and they sweat while they do it. Their sound conjures smoky blues bars, shady drinking establishments, and the golden age of rock and roll”.

We’re sure the band are destined for big things this side of the pond and are hoping for a great turnout to welcome them to both Joe Joe Jims and the UK!

DATE: SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER

ENTRY: £5.00

SHOW STARTS: 8.30PM

3 interested  ·  2 going
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