Live on the Bandstand returns for 2024!

Live music returns to The Gardens iconic bandstand this summer, with performances taking place on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.
On the second Sunday, expect the big beautiful sounds of a range of regional brass bands, and on the fourth Sunday of each month, we’ll be focussing on Jazz and Blues acts.
We’ll also be featuring a range of guest food offerings throughout the summer. Check ahead to find out more!
So bring a picnic blanket, grab a coffee from our cafe, and join us for a dance on the lawn.

Tickets: The performances are included with general admission to the Gardens. Click here to book day tickets.

Members admission free (that’s 8 free gigs included with your membership this summer!) Click here to become a member.

Keep an eye out for guest food vendors throughout the year.

The Live on the Bandstand full programme is as follows:


Sunday 12 May
11:30am – 4:30pm: Live on the Bandstand launch event featuring The Honeyboy Hickling Blues Band and The Melvin Hancox Band.


Sunday 9 June
2pm – 4pm: City of Birmingham Brass Band


Sunday 23 June
2pm – 4pm: Jamie Thyer & the Worried Men


Sunday 14 July
2pm – 4pm: Burton Concert Band


Sunday 28 July
11:30am – 4pm: Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival Special with 2 x Acts TBC


Sunday 11 August
2pm – 4pm: Blackwell Concert Band


Sunday 25 August
2pm – 4pm: Jo Baldwin Project


Monday 26 August (Bank Holiday Special)
2pm – 4pm: Back on the Road


Sunday 8 September 
2pm – 4pm: Salvation Army Band


Sunday 22 September 
2pm – 4pm: Out of the Blue Big Jazz Band