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Coming Soon, Utilita Arena Birmingham!

From 15th April 2020, Arena Birmingham will be renamed Utilita Arena Birmingham as a part of major new partnership with Britain’s leading Smart Pay As You Go (PAYG) Energy provider, Utilita.  For more information, click here.

BBC Radio 1Xtra Live line-up is FIRE!

Just last week, we confirmed that BBC Radio 1Xtra Live 2019 will take place here in Birmingham just next month! The line-up so far is FIIIIIIIIRE with some of the biggest acts in the world right now making up the bill! Here's who you can expect to see on stage this October!


1Xtra Live will return to the Midlands this year, where some of the hottest acts from across the black British and global music scenes will take to the stage.

Performing on the night will be (in alphabetical order)..







The station’s flagship live music event will take place at the Arena Birmingham on Saturday 5 October 2019. The first acts were revealed on MistaJam’s 1Xtra Show, with more to be announced in the coming weeks. Keep ya ears locked on BBC Radio 1Xtra and ya eyes locked on our social channels for the next artist announcements!