Town Hall & Symphony Hall latest

The two city centre venues have announced another series of concerts.

Unfortunately, due to an unavoidable change to their schedule, the Christmas with the Puppini Sisters concert due to take place on 7th December has been rescheduled to Thursday 15th December, and the group apologise for the inconvenience caused.  Tickets for the original concert will be valid for the rescheduled date or refunds available from the original point of purchase.

Birmingham-born R & B singer, multiple MOBO award winner and TV presenter Jamelia will join the prestigious BBC Big Band on stage at Birmingham Town Hall on 16th December to perform a few surprise numbers in their swinging Christmas show. Tickets £13.50/£17/£19.50, on sale now.

Local radio heavyweight Ed Doolan MBE brings his popular live Christmas broadcast back to Symphony Hall on 22nd December at 11.45am with an array of special guests, chat and performances. Tickets £3.50, on sale now

The legendary frontman of 2 Tone heroes Madness, Suggs, promises an emotional journey through the ups and downs of his astonishing thirty-year career – with musical accompaniment in his Life Story in Words & Music show at Birmingham Town Hall on 4th February. Tickets £19.50, on sale now.

The 152 year old Yorkshire Black Dyke Band – named after the mills where most of the original musicians worked – return to Symphony Hall with the 50-strong Manchester Chorale on 12th February 2012 at 2.30pm. Tickets £13.50, on sale now.

Comedian, actor and Choice FM DJ Richard Blackwood teams up with warm-up man extraordinaire Danny ‘Slim’ Gray for an evening of laughs and insightful, razor sharp observations at Birmingham Town Hall on 12th February 2012. Tickets £22.50, on sale now.

Fresh from performing her debut single Nothings Real But Love at last Sunday’s X-Factor results show, the legal secretary turned singer Rebecca Ferguson has announced a date at Symphony Hall on 1st March 2012. Tickets £19.50/325/£32.50, on sale now.

The Mercury-nominated four-piece cool jazz experimentalists Portico Quarter return to Birmingham Town Hall on 7th March 2012, performing material from third and self-titled album, to be released on Real World Records in early 2012. Tickets £15, on sale now.

Cuban pianist and former Buena Vista Social Club protégé Roberto Fonseca performs his vibrant, sexy and beguiling cocktail of Latin and Jazz traditions at Birmingham Town Hall on 1st April 2012, accompanied by British vocalist, cellist and composer Ayanna. Tickets £15/£17.50, on sale now.

Tony Christie, the voice behind I Did What I Did for Maria, Is This the Way to Amarillo and Avenues and Alleyways, and multi-million selling recording artist, heads to Birmingham Town Hall for one night only on 23rd April 2012. Tickets £25, on sale now.

Channelling influences as varied as the Beatles, Burt Bacharach, Frank Zappa and the Beach Boys, the 70s supergroup 10cc return to Symphony Hall on 8th May 2012, featuring a combination of original members and new musicians. Tickets 328.50/£31.50/£34.50, on sale now.

Male vocal quintet the Overtones, who blend classic 50s’ harmonies with modern R & B and pop, reminiscent of the Temptations, return to Symphony Hall on 10th December 2012 after a triumphant show back in October. Tickets £19.50/£26/£32.50, on sale now.

Elkie Brooks, one of the UK’s most successful and popular female singers, heads back to Birmingham Town Hall on 9th February 2013 as part of her tour following the success of her 20th studio album Powerless. Tickets £22.50, on sale now.

For further details contact the Town Hall/Symphony Hall box office on 0102 780 3333 or visit