The Asylum is Birmingham's finest live music venue. Purpose built, The Asylum has been designed and built by musicians, with musicians in mind. 

With a state of the art 12k EV sound system (the same gear that Metallica use) and with a brand new fully DMX automated custom lighting installation, there are few venues of it's size that can put on a show like The Asylum. With friendly staff, and featured doctor and nurses bar staff, the whole Asylum gig experience is one that is so rare in the UK.

The Asylum is a purpose built venue with fantastic facilities situated about a 3 minute walk from Birmingham city centre's Snow Hill Station & is home to Total UPRAWR

Past shows here include:

The Automatic, Of Mice & Men, Pierce The Veil, SHY,Funeral For a Friend, Motionless in White, Kids in Glass Houses, LetLive, Issues, Trivium, Hit the Lights, Dave McPherson (inme), The Story So Far, Tonight Alive, TRC, Hands Like Houses, Yashin, Chunk! no, Captain Chunk & many more



If walking to The Asylum from Birmingham City Center simply head towards Colmore Row (known to the locals as Pidgen Park), turn left at Snow Hill station (away from the center) and walk in a straight line (towards Reverb music shop) for 3 minutes and your there. 


There is plenty of lit on street parking directly outside the building and a lit car park on the other side of the road opposite the main doors. 


All busses to the city center stop just a few minutes walk from The Asylum. Services that stop at Colmore Row (just a 3 minute walk from the Asylum) include the 9, 99, 138, 22, 23, 29, 140, 128, 258, 103, 101, 46, 7. 
Services that stop at Bull Street (Next to Colmore Row, 3 minute walk from the Asylum) include the 104, 105, 107, 108, 904, 905, 907, 915, 74, 79, 110,112, 115. 
Services that stop on Constitution Hill (just a 30 second walk away!) include the 7, 16, 46, 74, 79. Metro
Midland Metro trams run frequently between Wolverhampton and Birmingham 7 days a week and stop at Snow Hill station, just a 3 minute walk! 


The closest train station is Snow Hill, visible from the venue Snow Hill is just a 3 minute walk. New Street and Moor Street Station are both slightly further away been closer to a 10 minute walk. All three stations have taxi ranks outside.

Open for business and ready to rock your world The Asylum is here. So get down to the live shows that are each in their own a completely new and improved gigging adventure, and feel the full power of this fully functional live music venue.

Where to Stay 

Birmingham has several accommodation options, there are a number of low budget, family-friendly Travelodges in Birmingham
Travelodge Central Newhall Street is less than a 10 minute walk to our venue. This Travelodge is offering our visitors a 5% discount on your next stay when registering your details here