Gigbeth is a music festival and conference held in Digbeth, Birmingham, England. First launched in March 2006 and the creation of Birmingham-based producer, promoter and performer Andy Bucknall it is held annually on the first weekend in November. The festival has stages at different venues in the area including The Custard Factory and Digbeth Institute. The event is organised by Clare Edwards, winner of the 2008 Young Musical Entrepreneur of the Year. Gigbeth aims to support local musicians and to boost Birmingham's profile as a centre for music.