Tickets for most Birmingham events can be purchased through entertainment megacorp TicketWeb (

Gigs and events are listed at

Live Music

The Arena Birmingham, north of Brindley Pl, and the National Exhibition Centre Genting Arena, near Birmingham Airport, host stadium-fillers from the world of rock and pop.


Birmingham has three football (soccer) clubs within striking distance: Birmingham City Football Club, West Bromwich Albion ('West Brom') and, most famously, Aston Villa Football Club, who play at Villa Park.