Tag : gig guide

Sam Fender Electrifies Chapel, 02.11.18

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Chapel’s backdrop of graffiti and neon signs fits the atmosphere of Sam Fender’s alt-rock perfectly. On the precipice of his debut EP, the North Shields born musician took to the sold-out venue for a show eagerly-anticipated by all. Support band A Festival, A Parade kicked the night off with a … Read More

Preview: Isle of Wight Festival, 8th-11th June

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What better way to kick off the festival season than with a trip to the Isle of Wight? Exams have just finished and it’s time to blow the cobwebs away with some hippy-esque vibes. This year’s Isle of Wight Festival has a deliciously eclectic line-up which has something to offer … Read More

Preview: Luke Sital-Singh @ Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, 18/5/17

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Singer songwriter Luke Sital-Singh first came onto the scene in 2012 with his debut EP Fail for You and this song was actually featured on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. He’s gone on to release more EPs and singles and was even longlisted for BBC’s Sound of…2014 alongside the likes … Read More

Preview: Green Man 2017, 17th-20th August

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As if Green Man Festival weren’t treating us enough with their stellar line-up this year, they’ve only gone and topped it all by announcing a whole new wave of acts that will perform on Thursday evening. For their 15th birthday party, Green Man are pulling out all the stops. Thursday … Read More

Preview: Iron Maiden @ First Direct, 11/5/17

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What more can be said of Iron Maiden that hasn’t been said already? Instrumental to the success of the NWOBHM scene of the early ‘80s, early pioneers of both the Progressive and Melodic metal subgenres, and possibly metal’s best-known band outside of Black Sabbath and Metallica, Iron Maiden have reached … Read More

The Hubbards @ Trinity Church, 24/3/17

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Having already taken their home town of Hull by storm, lad band The Hubbards gave an unmissable performance at Leeds Trinity Church last week, wowing the crowd with their feel good indie tunes. Named as the City Of Culture’s Ones To Watch, The Hubbards’ performance to the people of Leeds was … Read More

Glass Animals @ Beckett, 11/3/17

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Last summer’s release of Glass Animals’ second album How to Be a Human Being saw the band begin to break through into the mainstream. They’ve gone from being four individuals who used to stand timidly behind their instruments to a group who thrive off of the energy their devoted fans … Read More

Penguin Café Orchestra @ Howard Assembly Rooms, 12/3/17

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A Sunday night on desolate upper-Briggate’s Howard Assembly Rooms is not the most typical of settings, but Penguin Café are far from typical. As a ten-piece chamber jazz collective that ranges from Suede and Gorillaz members to Royal College of Music luminaries, the group that formed as the continuation of … Read More

The Stranglers @ O2 Academy, 17/3/17

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It is the 40th anniversary of The Stranglers’ first ever recorded album Rattus Norvegicus and they have been touring up and down the country, showcasing their phenomenal catalogue. Having released 18 albums, spanning over 35 years, The Stranglers really are at the heart of the British rock/punk scene. Now living in Leeds themselves, … Read More

Preview: Peter Hook & The Light @ O2 Academy, 18/3/17

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Legendary bassist Peter Hook (affectionately referred to by fans as ‘Hooky’) and backing band The Light will play the O2 Academy on Saturday night, and it promises to be a real treat for fans old and young. Often it can get tiresome watching members of old bands rehashing their classics, … Read More