We have a busy calendar of live events throughout the year from both new and established artists and musical genres from blues, to rock, reggae, jazz, country and beyond! So keep an eye on the website 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!

Mar
24
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Mar
26
Thu
Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims – Tina Law & The Garry Allcock Trio
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims - Tina Law & The Garry Allcock Trio

On the last Thursday of every month Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims returns for an evening of ‘great swingin’ classics from the Great American Songbook sung by Tina Law backed by the excellent Garry Allcock Trio featuring Nick Wiltshire on string bass, Brian Hadley on keyboards and, of course, legendary drummer Garry Allcock behind the kit with special surprise guests!

Please Note: Entry is £8.00

Mar
27
Fri
Bonnylou – Soul, Blues & RnB
Mar 27 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Bonnylou - Soul, Blues & RnB

On Friday 27th March we are pleased to welcome back the excellent Bonnylou to Joe Joe Jims presenting an evening of Soul, Blues & RnB.

Bonnylou Emery started performing live from the age of seven, singing Patsy Cline standards in local clubs…. two decades later, and thousands of gigs down the line…. Bonnylou and her fantastic band ( Baz Newey – Bass, John Caswell – Guitar, David Moore – Guitar & Christopher Emery – Drums) are WOW-ing crowds across the UK with their energetic live performances full of punchy Rnb, Bluesy shuffle and raw, spine tingling Soul tied together with explosive power and dynamic light and shade. 

Following their first gig with us we can safely say that this will be an evening not to be missed!

Please Note: Entry is £5.00 in advance | £7.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Mar
28
Sat
Midnight City Soul Band – Northern Soul & Motown
Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Midnight City Soul Band - Northern Soul & Motown

On Saturday 28th March we are pleased to welcome back the excellent Midnight City Soul Band to Joe Joe Jims who are a well established (formed in 1982) five piece band playing a mix of classic Northern Soul & Motown grooves.

The band have in store classic tracks such as Uptight, Seven Days Too Long, Do I Love You, Green Onions and Time is Tight. To sum-up the band, “the sound is big and full, Hammond organ, tenor sax, bass, lead guitar and drums; one of the most powerful and soulful musical line-ups to come out of Birmingham” … well, we should all be in for a good evening then: a ‘must’ for all lovers of Northern Soul!

Tickets are £5.00 in advance | £7.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Mar
31
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
3
Fri
Vaseline – Punk Rock
Apr 3 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Vaseline – Punk Rock

Rubery’s very own Vaseline return to Joe Joe Jims on Friday 3rd April for what promises to be another great gig from the boys!

The band features former Birmingham Poet Laureate Spoz on guitar and vocals, Ringo 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“!

So, get down to Joe Joe Jims on the night for what will be an energetic, highly charged performance and we’re selling tickets in advance for this gig as we’re expecting high-demand … it may sellout before the gig (they did last time) so we’d recommend getting your tickets early!

Please Note: Entry is £5.00 in advance | £7.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
4
Sat
Musical Exchanges – Musical Gear & Accessories Buy & Sell
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Musical Exchanges - Musical Gear & Accessories Buy & Sell

On the first Saturday of each month from 12-6pm we host our Musical Exchanges event – a swap/sell Buy, Swap, Sell & Exchange market type affair for musical instruments and accessories …. flight cases, mic stands, guitars, amps etc.

Just bring your stuff to sell or pop along for a browse: entry is FREE and there are no charges for selling your gear whether you have one item or setup a stand. So come on down and grab yourself a bargain!

Please Note: Entry is FREE

MSF Charity Fundraiser
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
MSF Charity Fundraiser

On Saturday 4th April we present a charity fundraiser in aid of Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) featuring a great line-up of bands, with door proceeds going to the charity, featuring sets from:

– Dave Onions
– Howlin’ Mat
– Born Healer
– Tom Kilner Band

MSF is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation who provide medical teams to save people’s lives in conflict zones, scenes of natural disasters and epidemics. To find out more about them, visit: www.msf.org.uk

Please Note: Entry is £10.00 in advance | £12.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
5
Sun
Merrymaker & Friends – Contemporary Country Showcase
Apr 5 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Merrymaker & Friends - Contemporary Country Showcase

On the first 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 & Friends’, featuring sets from Merrymaker and showcasing selected contemporary country artists and singer/songwriters.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
7
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
11
Sat
Paul Bridgewater & The Electric Blues Rebellion – Classic Blues Rock
Apr 11 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Paul Bridgewater & The Electric Blues Rebellion – Classic Blues Rock

Saturday 11th April 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!

Please Note: Entry is £5.00 in advance | £7.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
14
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
17
Fri
Melvin Hancox Band – Blues/Rock Psychedelia
Apr 17 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Melvin Hancox Band - Blues/Rock Psychedelia

The Melvin Hancox Band make a welcome return to Joe Joe Jims on Saturday 17th April for another great evening of “blues/rock played with more psychedelic experience and imagination than most“!

Melvin has had a varied musical career from securing his first record deal at 16 to forming Joe Joe Jims favourites Vincent Flatts Final Drive and working with Budgie, Man, Tony McPhee, Canned Heat and the Ace Kefford, among many others, and now fronts his own band – featuring local legend Tony Baylis on drums – playing classic rock and blues numbers with their own twist. Their extended version of Freebird (yes, it is possible to extend the guitar solo!) formed a show stopping finale to their last gig and we’re glad they could fit us into their hectic schedule.

We can guarantee this show will be one not to miss.

Please Note: Entry is £5.00 in advance | £5.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
18
Sat
West Coast Eagles – A Tribute to the Eagles
Apr 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
West Coast Eagles - A Tribute to the Eagles

On Saturday 18th April we are pleased to present the West Coast Eagles performing their tribute to legendary LA country rockers the Eagles.

Covering the band’s extensive career from their early country-tinged hits to their more classic rock sounds that became more pervasive during the 1970’s and 1980’s, as well as solo songs by the group’s leading song-writers, Glenn Frey, Don Henley and Joe Walsh, the West Coast Eagles will provide a great evening of high quality music and musicianship.

Nailing the bands precise five-part vocal harmonies, arrangements, stage presence and staggering musical pedigree of the Eagles, with five singers, acoustic and electric guitars, keyboard, drums, and bass they provide a full sound, able to cover many bases, including one of the most famous harmony guitar parts in rock music, in Hotel California

We’re selling tickets in advance for this gig and as we’re expecting high-demand, it may sellout before the gig so we’d recommending booking early.

Please Note: Entry is £10.00 online | £12.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
21
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
24
Fri
Born Jovi – A Tribute to Bon Jovi
Apr 24 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Born Jovi - A Tribute to Bon Jovi

On Friday 24th April we are excited to announce we have secured the services of Born Jovi – one of the leading Bon Jovi tribute bands on the circuit for what promises to be a great night!

Born Jovi bring one of the most faithful tributes to the legendary New Jersey Rockers Bon Jovi, who’s 25+ year career has brought hit after hit of melodic rock including songs such classics as “Its My Life”, “Runaway” and the anthemic rock classic “Living On A Prayer” to name but a few.

Born Jovi have been performing their tribute to Bon Jovi since 2000 and are currently comprised of Adrian Marx as Jon Bon Jovi, Alex Leventhal as Richie Sambora, Tim Tandler as Tico Torres & Neil Martin as Hugh McDonald who will be presenting a non-stop show of hits from New Jersey’s finest!

We are expecting high-demand for this show so would strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please Note: Entry is £10.00 in advance | £12.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
25
Sat
8 Foot Under – 70s Classic Rock
Apr 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
8 Foot Under - 70s Classic Rock

On Saturday 25th April we welcome 70s rock power-trio 8 Foot Under to Joe Joe Jims who will be playing the best album tracks and classics from the great 1970’s hard rock monsters!

From 70s classics such as Free and AC/DC, through to the pride of the Midlands great metal bands such as Black Sabbath, the band have a large repertoire of songs including a range of album classics from the biggest 70’s rock bands – Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Status Quo & The Who – and including a large selection of classics from bands that should have been bigger – Montrose, Budgie, UFO & Rory Gallagher to name but a few.

Well, if that’s not enough to whet the appetite then we don’t know what is! So, if classic rock’s your bag (we know it is!), come on down for what should be a great night!

Please Note: Entry is £5.00 in advance | £7.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

 

Apr
26
Sun
Raymond Froggatt – Legendary Singer/Sonwgriter
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Raymond Froggatt - Legendary Singer/Sonwgriter

We are very excited to announce that legendary singer-songwriter Raymond Froggatt will be returning to Joe Joe Jims from 2pm on Sunday 26th April for what we’re sure will be another standout performance!

In 1964 Raymond met with Lou Clark, Len Ablethorpe and H Cain to form a band – at that time in Birmingham they were surrounded by talented friends who were doing the same;
Roy Wood, Jeff Lynn, Tony Iommi, Ozzie Osbourne, Bev Bevan, Carl Wayne, Trevor Burton, Steve Gibbons, Robert Plant – and in 1967 wrote his first hit followed by many more hits both here and abroad.  His songs have been covered by the likes of Cliff Richard, Dave Clarke, Daniel O’Donald, Gladys Knight and many, many more.

Playing every venue from large to small – Ronnie Scott’s in London to the Tulsa Ice Drome, the Elbow Room Birmingham to Wembley Arena – and has continued gigging and touring to this day with his band featuring Tom Farnell, Roger Brown and Pez Conner

So, to experience a fantastic show, with great songs spanning 54 years in the business, make sure to make a date in your diary and we’d strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance using the link below:

Please Note: Entry is £10.00 online/in advance | £12.00 on the door | Buy Tickets Online

Apr
28
Tue
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night – Just Turn Up & Play!
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Dan’s Open Mic Night - Just Turn Up & Play!

Big Dan brings his musical Open Mic Night to Joe Joe Jims every Tuesday, giving both experienced and inexperienced musicians the chance to get on stage and perform to an appreciative audience.

If you’re not a budding Neil Young (or Ed Sheeran for our younger guests), no problem! Come along and enjoy the performances … you never know, you could witness the next big thing in our intimate setting before they hit the big time.

Please Note: Entry is FREE

Apr
30
Thu
Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims – Tina Law & The Garry Allcock Trio
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims - Tina Law & The Garry Allcock Trio

On the last Thursday of every month Jazz @ Joe Joe Jims returns for an evening of ‘great swingin’ classics from the Great American Songbook sung by Tina Law backed by the excellent Garry Allcock Trio featuring Nick Wiltshire on string bass, Brian Hadley on keyboards and, of course, legendary drummer Garry Allcock behind the kit with special surprise guests!

Please Note: Entry is £8.00