Critical List: The Best Events Happening Across The Midlands This August
We’ve rounded up some of the best events across Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Derby this August!
back 2 life launch party
10th august AT lab11
Back 2 Life is a brand new speed garage event hitting Digbeth Birmingham
Tickets and more information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Birmingham/LAB11/BACK-2-LIFE—Launch-Party—Speed-Garage—LAB-11/13269041/
an orchestral rendition of daft punk
17th august AT o2 institute birmingham
Over the past year, Re:imagine’s 16-piece orchestral rendition of Daft Punk hits has become one of London’s most sought-after musical experiences, with immersive visuals and an elaborate light show to complete it. Following staggering demand, they’ve decided to take the show on the road, so make sure you don’t miss out.
Tickets and more information: academymusicgroup.com/o2institutebirmingham/events/1174560/orchestral-rendition-daft-punk-tickets
18th august AT town hall, birmingham
Curated and created by a collective of young people, this year’s festival is set up to be the biggest and best yet, showcasing award-winning Birmingham solo artists and musicians. This year’s SoundLounge festival will focus on raising awareness of homelessness in our city through collaboration with the charity Crisis.
Tickets and more information: www.thsh.co.uk/event/soundlounge-festival
alaska thunderf**k 5000
22nd august AT glee club, nottingham
The Klub Kids are back and this time they are bringing RuPauls All Stars 2 Winner Alaska Thunderf**k 5000, with her chart topping hits and witty banter, this evening is sure to be loads of fun. Expect something different from Alaska when she brings her live musician with her. Also supported by the amazing Klub Kids team.
Tickets and more information:https://www.glee.co.uk/performer/alaska-thunderfk-5000/#show-list
r&b summer jam ft trevor nelson, dru hill & sisqo
25th august AT o2 institute birmingham
Join Trevor Nelson for the ultimate 90s / 00s RNB throwback party with live performances from US RNB superstars Dru Hill (official) & SisQó.
Tickets and more information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Birmingham/O2-Institute-/Trevor-Nelson-Dru-Hill–SisQo—RB-Summer-Jam-/13283209/
26th august AT sk cash & carry
Tickets and more information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Birmingham/SK-Cash-And-Carry/Brunchin-Festival/13271016/
shaqfive & friends
26th august AT 101 nightclub birmingham
Shaqfive is back with his friends at 101 nightclub for the amazing event.
Tickets and more information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Birmingham/101-Nightclub-Birmingham/Shaqfive–Friends-Bank-Holiday-special/13275157/
nosa: 12 hour launch rave
26th august AT monastery, birmingham
NOSA is for the raver who wants to experience the excitement of hearing tunes for the 1st time at raves! With only the best DJs on board for the mission.
Tickets and more information: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Birmingham/Monastery-/NOSA–12-Hour-Launch-Rave-Bank-Holiday-Sunday-BBQ-/13186834/
27th august AT arena birmingham
Following the release of his highly anticipated album Man of the Woods and his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show performance, Justin Timberlake has announced his return to Birmingham.
Timberlake’s last tour was the critically acclaimed The 20/20 Experience World Tour, which sold out arenas and stadiums around the globe in 2013 and 2014.
Tickets and more information: www. arenabham.co.uk/whats-on/justin-timberlake
30th august AT arena birmingham
The legendary comedian has been pretty busy since the last time he ended up in Brum with his sell out ‘What Now’ tour. With his memoir ‘I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons’ debuting at Number One on the New York Times Bestseller list, he’s been voicing the character Captain Underpants in its first Epic movie plus who could miss him starring in the Sony reboot of the classic film Jumanji alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black!
Tickets and more information: www.arenabham.co.uk/whats-on/kevin-hart
31st august AT 2funky music cafe
Tickets and more information: www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Leicester/2Funky-Music-Cafe/GZA-LIVE-in-Leicester/13266502/
31st august AT genting arena
Experience Britney classics like ‘…Baby One More Time’, ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’, ‘Toxic’ and ‘(You Drive Me) Crazy, in a phenominal set list that will keep you dancing all night long. Added to all this, Grammy-Award winning, multi-platinum selling artist Pitbull will be joining her!