Category : Gig Guide

Preview: The Exciting Bands Playing the One-Day Riffffest

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This weekend, Rifffest will be bringing some of the best riff-heavy music to Leeds’ Lending Room. Zack Moore previews: First of all, we have to talk about Leeds’ very own Brooders, the coolest band you’ve never heard of. Musically, no other band in Leeds comes close. Tracks like ‘Haze,’ and … Read More

LSTwo Showcases New Music Ensembles, 8.12.18

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Next Saturday, an eclectic range of 10 international musical works by living composers will be performed by LSTwo, the student new music ensemble of the School of Music, directed by Dr Mic Spencer. The event includes pieces for 3 players up to circa 40 players and some of the pieces … Read More

Preview: The Golden Thread – Music for Gamelan, 30.11.18

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Prepare yourselves to be transported by the magical sounds of Gamelan. On November 30th in Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, students from the School of Music will take the listener on a musical journey to the depths of Indonesia through the beautiful and meditative sounds of a Javanese percussion orchestra. A … Read More

Rick Astely’s Rickrolling His Way to First Direct Area This Friday

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Question, Reader: Who is so powerful that he could become a prince of pop culture without even trying? You’re right. It’s Rick Astley. Although you might know him from the ‘Rickrolling’ meme from 2007, there’s actually much more to Astley’s music than one may suspect. He is just one of … Read More

Alt-Rocker Sam Fender Comes to Leeds, 02.11.18

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Newcastle native Sam Fender has had quite the year. Beginning with being named one of BBC Sound of 2018 was only the tip of the iceberg, as the months following saw him tackle almost every festival on the circuit before gearing towards the release of his debut EP on November … Read More

Bristol-Based Trio Elder Island are Taking to the Stage at Belgrave, 02.11.18

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This Friday, our beloved music hub Belgrave Music Hall will play host to the sensual and exotic grooves of Elder Island, a three piece hailing from Bristol, making up one of the dates of a tour that celebrates the long-awaited release of some new music for the band. New track … Read More

The Colourful Indie-Pop of Bad Sounds Comes To The Wardrobe, 31.10.18

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The colourful indie-pop band with a flair for the unusual, Bad Sounds are taking over after the release of their debut album Get Better. Their first EP, PHRESSSH succinctly summed up the band’s energy and introduced them to the world. Get Better was released this year and includes favourites such as … Read More

The Melvins are Bringing American Rock to Leeds

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In April traffic was diverted, residents warned and establishments closed after a sink-hole opened up on the Otley road running through Leeds. Leeds City Council may want to consider taking the same precautions when the Melvins tour rumbles into Leeds University Stylus tomorrow night. Stalwarts of low-end doom rock and … Read More

The O2 Academy Leeds Opens Its Doors to Bugzy Malone

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On his 2018 UK tour, grime sensation Bugzy Malone is ready to perform his new album on a night for rap lovers galore. B. Inspired is littered with his recognizable intensity, not only within his lyrics but also in his strong rhythms. These are carefully balanced with guest appearances from … Read More

R&B Singer-Songwriter Mahalia Comes to Leeds October 15th

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Mahalia Burkmar, originally from Leicestershire but now based in Birmingham, is a 20-year-old singer and songwriter who wrote her first song when she was around 8 years old, and was signed to a record label by 13. However, she didn’t release her first EP until 2012, called Head Space. It … Read More