Two of Birmingham’s notable DJ’s are set to make the already bustling nightlife scene in the second city even more fabulous, with the opening of an elegant independent cocktail bar, located in the heart of the historic Jewellery Quarter.
No.21, a beautifully stylish space, officially opened its doors on 5th November and was a huge success, with Birmingham most glamorous crowd in attendance including celebrity hairdresser, Jay Birmingham, amongst the guest list.
With the Christmas party season heading our way, No.21 is set to become a favourite neighbourhood independent bar. Friends and colleagues can come together to party and celebrate with elegant cocktails and the best tunes.
A seasonal cocktail collection will be served against a soundtrack of bespoke live music and guest DJ’s. Owners and friends, Danny Kane and Paulos Barron first met in 2008 when Danny was running the iconic Bushwackers club in Birmingham.
With a musical career spanning over two decades, musician, DJ and producer, Danny Kane has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. Massive Attack’s Sara Nelson, Brit Pop sensations All Saints, Reggae legend Bitty McLean and the uber talented vocalist Robert Øwens, are to name just a few.
Danny was also a co-producer on the UB40 hit album Labour of Love 3 which saw him tour with the band. More recently, Danny produced Jack Tyson Charles’ album, the son of TV & BBC presenter Craig Charles. Paulos Barron, known as DJ OneFour, a popular DJ on the Birmingham circuit with a loyal following. OneFour has played at most clubs in the city and was the main resident DJ at Bushwackers for 5 years which saw him tour at Ibiza’s iconic Pacha club and some of the most popular European hot spots, including the Garden Festival, Croatia and Marbella.
He also co-promotes and plays at the monster house event VOCAL and Lab11. Danny Kane said: “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to open a brand new cocktail bar, in what is already a neighbourhood filled with fantastic independent bars and restaurants.
“We have so much experience and contacts from our time working in the music industry, and we know what works! It will be a place where people can socialise together whilst being entertained by live music and DJ’s.” In the spring, No.21 will also expand into a dining experience. Breakfast, brunch and lunch will be served from Monday – Saturday and customers can indulge in roast platters on Sundays.
Paulos Barron said: “It’s an exciting time for Birmingham. The city is finally getting the recognition it deserves following the success of the Commonwealth Games. We can’t wait to add to what is already a fantastic independent bar scene with the opening of No.21”
No.21 is located on Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.