Walsall has a lively music scene and there are several places in and around the town that offer live music. Whatever your taste in music, you are sure to find a venue in Walsall that caters for you.
The Wheatsheaf has a reputation for being one of the most popular venues in Walsall for live music. They have a wide range of acts that suit every musical taste from jazz to heavy metal. A jazz night is held once a month and live entertainment is offered every Friday and Saturday night. These nights always attract local artists and it is a great chance to see up and coming bands and singers from the Walsall area. The Wheatsheaf also offers a very popular jam session twice a month. You can take part in these sessions regardless of whether you are in a band or not.
442 Bar and Lounge
The 442 Bar and Lounge is well known in Walsall for the quality of the tribute acts that perform at the venue. These acts travel all over the country so you can be sure that the act that you will be seeing is one of the very best. There is always a good atmosphere at the live music nights that 442 Bar and Lounge put on and the bar has a very friendly atmosphere overall. The food is also very good and you can make a real night of it by enjoying a meal beforehand.
The Range also hosts very popular tribute acts every weekend with something to appeal to everyone. Acts that have performed at The Range include tributes to Take That, Michael Jackson and Oasis. There is also a disco that plays before and after the main act of the night that plays something for everyone. The Range has a large dance floor where you can dance the night away and also an extensive seating area where you can sit and enjoy the show – or just have a rest after all that dancing! The atmosphere is always very relaxed and friendly, and they have a large selection of drinks to choose from.
The Watering Trough
The Watering Trough is one of the best known bars in the town for its lively music scene. Entertainment is provided every weekend and there is something for everyone in terms of the bands that play. The Watering Trough is a very friendly pub and the staff will do all that they can to ensure that you have a good night out while enjoying the live music. A lot of local bands play here, as well as those from further afield. They also have solo singers that always prove to be popular.
The next time you are stuck for something to do in Walsall, you could check out some of these venues and see what live music is being played that evening. Watching live music is always a good night out. It may not be something you have considered before for evening’s entertainment, but you may be pleasantly surprised about how good a night you have. So, get yourself out there, and support your local music venues.