PizzaExpress Live

PizzaExpress Live
1-2 The Waters Edge, Birmingham, B1 2HL
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Ashton Jones presents: Legends of Funk

An evening of live music celebrating the genius of James Brown, Earth Wind & Fire, Prince, Stevie Wonder & many more.

Sat 20 Nov


Bobby Rush & special guests

See in the New Year with Grammy-winning blues legend, 13-time Blues Music Award winner, Bobby Rush. Rush has been making records for nearly 70 years and has more than 400 recordings, 75 career releases, and now 27 studio albums to his name. Though he turns 88 in November 2021, Rush in a rich seam of form. With the release…

Fri 31 Dec


Candace Woodson

Soulful singer songwriter Candace Woodson brings The Midas Touch tour to the UK. With previous UK number ones in the UK soul charts behind her, Candace brings the souful jazzy sounds back to the UK with her new projects & an simultaneous exclusive vinyl release.

Fri 12 Nov


Darius Brubeck Quartet

In November of 2019, the DBQ returned to Poland 60 years after the classic Dave Brubeck Quartet became the first American jazz group to play there in 1958. Darius and his musicians reprised that original multi-city tour and a live recording will be forthcoming. Concerts always include Darius Brubeck compositions, South…

Fri 29 Oct


Dean Friedman

The pop troubadour who thanked his lucky stars in the 70s is experiencing a revival.

Fri 29 Apr 2022


Digby and Daryl celebrate Satch

Two great PizzaExpress favourites join forces to celebrate the music and songs of Louis Armstrong. New York singer-pianist Daryl Sherman is joined by British trumpet legend Digby Fairweather in a deep dive into the works of one of the greatest of all jazz performers, Satchmo. Digby and Daryl are joined by Dave Green on…

Sat 13 Nov


Eddie Henderson Quartet

Eddie Henderson, continues to be one of the most original trumpet players in jazz today. At 81 years old he remains very much at the height of his musical prowess, and continues to produce music on a par with the greatest trumpet players in the history of jazz. He first got worldwide recognition for his work with Herbie…

Sun 14 Nov


An Evening with Su Pollard

Su is about to embark on her first ever 'An Evening with Su Pollard' tour where she will talk about her exceptional career, which is sure to be filled with laughter and a few tears. Su will also undertake a Q & A with the audience. Su made her television debut on Opportunity Knocks, where she came second to a singing…

Thu 3 Mar 2022


The Horse Puppets

After touring Europe and becoming a hit in Germany, The Horse Puppets have changed their rootsy indie/folk approach during lockdown adding violin's into their soundscape. With large vocals harmonies and instantly accessible music, expect a mixture of ambient and upbeat folk songs that you’ll be reliving for weeks.

Thu 25 Nov


Jaki Graham

Jaki Graham is one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, as a true pioneer having paved the way for many a black British female solo artist who followed. Jaki achieved international success with a string of hits from '85 including 'Could it Be I'm Falling In Love?', 'Round and Around', 'Set Me…

Fri 26 Nov


Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri 'An Acoustic Journey'

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. Join Kiki and Carmelo for an…

Sat 23 Oct


King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys

A swinging non-stop mix of 40s Kansas City jazz and blues.

Sat 30 Oct


Leo Green

Broadcaster & Saxophonist Leo Green brings his explosive band & singers, for a night of sax drenched jazz & soul. With his trusty band of musicians, along with TV’s Strictly Come Dancing vocalist, Hayley Sanderson, you’ll hear Swinging Jazz and Soul classics from all the decades – do not miss this one!

Sat 18 Dec


Matt Cardle: Intimate & Live

Following his two sold-out shows in July 2021, Matt Cardle returns for a 2-date residency this November. Over the last 10 years Matt Cardle has become a household name as a multi-platinum recording artist and award-winning West End actor. Matt was the resounding winner of The X Factor’s highest rating series in 2010…

Fri 5 Nov


Sat 6 Nov


Motown Live Revue: 'Signed, Sealed and Delivered'

Motown Live Revue is an amazing show with a stellar cast of singers and a powerhouse band to take you on a journey through some of Motor City’s countless hits from some of the world’s biggest artists. The show features the best in classic funk, rhythm & blues and soul from perhaps the most famous record label in…

Fri 17 Dec


Nell Bryden 'Coming & Going Tour'

With this tour, New Yorker Nell has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King. Having recorded an album (to tape!) at Ray Davies Konk Studios in London, Nell’s songs reference a soon to be released debut novel, for which this music…

Thu 9 Jun 2022


Powerhouse Gospel Choir Presents

The unique sound of Powerhouse Gospel Choir is found in the magical blend of their voices producing a sound that is soulful, passionate, uplifting and utterly captivating. Most of these seasoned singers and musicians have worked with some of the world’s top artists and music legends, and have been singing together in…

Sat 11 Dec


The Rat Pack Christmas Show

The star studded cast of The Rat Pack Christmas show have achieved many accolades and awards after appearances worldwide, including seasons in The West End, A Royal Command Performance and numerous T.V shows including Strictly Come Dancing for The BBC. The show which also has had the honour of being voted the number 1 Rat…

Wed 8 Dec


Raxstar: A retrospective

In celebration of over 15 years in the music industry, Raxstar hits the stage for this unique live event to showcase his career highlights, rarities and never before performed songs along with the stories behind their conception. From Keep It Undercover in 2005 to Forever Jaaneman in 2021 and everything in between. VIP…

Sat 4 Dec


The Reggaelators

Sunshine Entertainment Presents The Reggaelators are a versatile Birmingham-based 9 piece band. They have been performing on the circuit for, in excess of 12 years covering the best in reggae and ska artists who include John Holt, Bob Marley, Ken Booth, Toots and the Maytals and many more. They guarantee to get any crowd…

Fri 19 Nov


Remi Harris Jazz & Blues Project

Acclaimed guitarist Remi Harris and his band present an eclectic show featuring music ranging from the acoustic jazz of the 30s and 40s to the electric blues of the 60s and 70s; influenced by such greats as Django Reinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Green and Wes Montgomery. Remi will be playing on a variety of acoustic and…

Fri 22 Oct


Salute to Humph

2021 will see the 100th anniversary of the birth of Humphrey Lyttelton, the doyen of British Jazz, who led the way for the jazz revival of the late 40s and 50s, and brought jazz to the mainstream with the first UK jazz record to reach the Top 20, ‘Bad Penny Blues’. Lyttelton was of course just as well-known for his…

Sat 27 Nov


The Snake Davis Trio

The legendary Snake Davis teams up with long time cohort and best buddy Johnny Thirkell and their mutual friend, guitarist Mark Creswell, for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with jazz soul and pop. Snake is one of the most in-demand rock soul and jazz sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on…

Fri 3 Dec


So Live sessions

So Live sessions has arrived at PizzaExpress Live to bring our audiences the most entertaining and coveted rising stars of the UK’s pioneering and multicultural new Jazz era. So Live Sessions has a reputation for supporting many multi talented developing musicians who have gone on to great success in the live and recorded…

Thu 28 Oct


Fri 10 Dec


Tom Seals Presents

Following the success of 'Tom Seals Presents' on Sky TV, PizzaExpress Live are delighted be hosting the first LIVE edition of the show in Birmingham. Fresh from his sell-out “Let The Good Times Roll” Tour – Tom Seals, “quite possibly the future of jazz and blues”, has the world at this fingertips. His virtuoso solo-ing…

Thu 2 Dec


Tommy Blaize Trio

Tommy Blaize is quite simply one of the world’s finest vocal talents. As lead singer of the BBC Strictly Come Dancing band, Tommy's powerful yet sensitive performances have helped create some of the most memorable TV moments of recent times. Singing live to an audience of more than 12 million every week, Tommy is the man…

Sun 7 Nov