Birmingham - Second City in Size, First-Class Entertainment
The Birmingham entertainment scene is thriving. Known as the UK's second city, Birmingham is bustling with a wealth of
culture, events and fantastic local venues. Following London, some claim that
the second position should belong to Manchester, but Birmingham's live
entertainment is second to none.
As the birthplace of heavy metal music and the hometown of musical legends Black Sabbath, Birmingham live music has inspired
the current generation of musicians. Birmingham is also home to numerous Birmingham sports teams; why not head to Villa Park
and see Aston Villa FC play on their home turf?
Birmingham event tickets can be bought and sold on StubHub!
Jazz, Ballet, Comedy, live music; Birmingham has it all.
A hub for music, entertainment and sports, Birmingham caters to all tastes. Trip-hop act The Streets and alternative rockers
Ocean Colour Scene are proud to call the city home. Jazz lovers can enjoy the annual Mostly Jazz festival, while Birmingham
concerts held at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham O2 Academy or the NEC won't disappoint.
For upscale entertainment try the Birmingham
Hippodrome; fresh from its £35 million renovation, this 2,000 capacity theatre sells more seats per year than any
other British theatre and is home to the Birmingham
Royal Ballet. The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, affectionately known as The Rep, will be completely refurbished by 2013,
further polishing the city's rich cultural landscape.
Birmingham comedy venues have produced comedy greats such as Bill Oddie and Frank Skinner. As host to many UK tours, Birmingham's
comedy clubs The Glee Club and Jongleurs are always good for a laugh.
StubHub! UK is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell tickets to the hottest entertainment in Birmingham. Read more about upcoming music events, find out when your favourite comedians will be performing and learn more about the range of great entertainment waiting for
you in Birmingham.