Category : Gig Guide

Benjamin Clementine to play O2 Academy, 3/12

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Benjamin Clementine has one of the most riveting backstories in recent years; banned from listening to popular music during his strict Catholic adolescence, the soulful performer found himself homeless on the streets of Paris. He soon achieved cult status on the Parisian music scene as a self-taught classical pianist with … Read More

Matt Maltese to play Oporto, 7/11

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It’s the final night on earth… Donald Trump and Theresa May have just pressed the Big Red Button… before slinking into the bedroom. This scene, horrifying and humorous in equal measure, was the inspiration for Matt Maltese’s sleazy ballad ’As the World Caves in’, and the outcome demonstrates the artist’s … Read More

ISLAND to play Brudenell Community Room

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London based band ISLAND are heading out on their UK tour, starting in Manchester, and will be performing at Brudenell Community Room in Leeds this Monday 6th November. The alternative band are relatively new to the music scene, performing their first ever gig just a little over two years ago. … Read More

Declan McKenna to play Leeds University Union

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Declan Mckenna has achieved an amazing amount in an admirably short space of time. First surfacing in 2015 as the winner of Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent prize, the talented teen has already produced a collection of indie hits including ‘Isombard,’ ‘Brazil’ and recent single ‘Humungous.’ A stint on the esteemed ‘BBC … Read More

Jordan Rakei to play Belgrave Music Hall, 18/10

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Straight off of the release of his full-length album Wallflower in September, soulful New Zealand native Jordan Rakei will be bringing his silky-smooth tunes to Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on the 18th of October. The 25-year-old multi-instrumentalist first garnered attention with his debut EP Franklin’s Room in 2013, which … Read More

Dream Wife to play The Wardrobe, 18/10

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Dream Wife exploded onto the music scene last year. The British and Icelandic trio, made up of Rakel Mjöll (lead vocals), Alice Go (guitar, vocals) and Bella Podpadec (bass, vocals), met when studying art in Brighton, originally creating Dream Wife as a “fake band” as part of an art exhibition. … Read More

Not with a fizzle but with a bang: Secret Garden Party 2017

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It is with a heavy heart that we must wave goodbye to Secret Garden Party, an institution of British festival season since its debut in 2004. But every dog has its day, and as the festival closes its doors on over a decade of fun and madness, we take a … Read More

Top 5 acts to see at Secret Garden Party 2017

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To celebrate their last festival, Secret Garden Party are putting on quite a shindig. Booking only the best for their loyal punters, they’ve well and truly smashed the line-up this year. So, from knock-out headliners and to the gems in the rough, here’s The Gryphon’s top 5 acts to see … Read More