Venues 2014

Blue Piano Bar and Restaurant

BLUE PIANO: PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION Playing a key role in this year’s festival is the Blue Piano Bar and Restaurant in Edgbaston. The Blue Piano provides a suitably stylish setting for Welcome to the Land of Jazz, an exhibition of photographs taken at previous Birmingham International Jazz Festival by photographer-in-residence Merlin Daleman. Action photographs feature such festival favourites as […]

Bournville Village Green

Sycamore Road Bournville B30 1UE 0121 374 2139 Events: Saturday 19th July – 16:00 – The Chase Jazzmen – Free Event Saturday 19th July – 17:00 – New Orleans Hot Shots – Free Event Saturday 19th July – 19:00 – The Chase Jazzmen – Free Event  

Cadbury World

Linden Road, Bournville, B30 2LU Tel: 0844 880 7667 Event: Saturday 19th July – 12:00 – The Chase Jazzmen – Free Event

Café Opus

Café Opus is in the front of the Ikon Gallery, an internationally acclaimed modern art gallery with great exhibitions on frequently. Café Opus has a perfect view of the nearby courtyard, and is only minutes walk away from Brindleyplace. The food served tends to be traditionally british and high quality, with no fuss over the simple […]

Cafe Rouge, The Mailbox

61 Wharfside Street, B1 1XL Tel: 0121 665 6437 Events: Friday 18th July – 19:00 – Val Wiseman Quartet – Free Entry Sunday 27th July – 18:00 – Bob Hall & Dave Peabody – Free Entry

Chung Ying Cantonese Restaurant

Events here: Saturday 19th July – 19:00 – New Orleans Hot Shots – Free Entry Saturday 26th July – 19:00 – Jazz Buddies – Free Entry      

Chung Ying Central

Events here: Friday 18th July – 17:00 – Suzi Woods – Free Entry Friday 25th July – 17:00 – Bobby Woods – Free Entry

Library of Birmingham

The new Library of Birmingham, opened in September 2013, is a brand new cultural and social hub for Birmingham. It contains spaces for both private reading, and public meetings, with everything from recording rooms to cafés. This building is an example of Birmingham’s great cultural heritage, and holds some important works such as early Shakespeare […]

Church Street Square

Church Street B3 2RT Tel: 0121 454 7020 Events: Monday 21st July – 17:00 – Bostin Brass – Free Entry Wednesday 23rd July – 17:00 – Kansas Smitty’s Big Four – Free Entry (with digby fairweather)

Colmore Square

34-38 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6BN Events: Wednesday 23rd July – 12:00 – Kansas Smitty’s Big Four – Free Entry Friday 25th July – 12:00 – Potato Head Jazz Band – Free Entry