Tag : leeds nightlife

Leeds Voted Fifth Best City in Europe

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Lonely Planet, one of the largest travel guide publishers in the world, has voted Leeds the fifth top city to visit in Europe in its ‘Best in Europe 2017’ guide. Leeds is credited for its hard work over the past few years at improving the city and making it an attractive … Read More

DJ Sprinkles Breaks the Mould

1 year ago / 0 comments

Deep house DJs are often unfairly pigeonholed as warm up DJs, such is the misinterpretation of the mellow brand of house music that they offer. What is deemed acceptable house club music too often nowadays is all about pumping rhythms well above 122bpm, drenched in throwaway vocal samples and showy … Read More

Kontra give HAAi a Vibrant Leeds debut

1 year ago / 0 comments

There often seems to be a very unique atmosphere in clubs during weeknights, and in many ways mid-week clubbing can feel more carefree than it might do at the week’s end. Kontra’s first night at wire, which brought HAAi for her Leeds debut exemplified this perfectly; a no frills, unpretentious … Read More

Living Dead Halloween Festival returns to LUU

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union is preparing to be transformed into the most terrifying event space in the city this Halloween, with the Living Dead Halloween Festival descending on Lifton Place for one night only on the 31st of October. With the event’s Facebook page promising “live actors, terrifying performers, haunting production” … Read More

We’re Feeling Up For Up4

1 year ago / 0 comments

This Saturday night, Canal Mills was the place to be for the classic Leeds jungle and DnB lover. As a third year, I have seen the Up4 team (who officially got things going two years ago) put on great night after great night, and, after making its way round the … Read More

Losing my Bongo’s Bingo Virginity

1 year ago / 0 comments

Bongo’s Bingo was something that I heard about from week one of Leeds. Throughout my first year, friends went and insisted it was one of the best nights they’d ever had. When I asked ‘why?’ the only answer I’d get was ‘you had to be there’. At the time it … Read More

Dark and Experimental Hauff Returns to Wire

1 year ago / 0 comments

It might be strange to think that Helena Hauff’s first visit to Wire was on an inconspicuous Tuesday night in November 2015. This time, though, her visit was comfortably one of the city’s most significant and irresistible winter bookings. In the two years that separates these two gigs; relentless touring, … Read More

Subdub Lives up to the Hype

1 year ago / 0 comments

Despite two years of living in Leeds, I’ve never been to SubDub. I know for some that this is akin to living in Venice and never going to St Mark’s Square, or living in Paris and never going to the Louvre. When I’m comparing SubDub to these cultural hotspots, I’m … Read More

Pretty Pretty Good Present: Palms Trax

1 year ago / 0 comments

Despite only laying on infrequent visits to Wire, Pretty Pretty Good have established a reputation for serving up brilliant, sweaty nights. This visit, headlined by the Berlin-based Palms Trax, was no different. Considering the night was hosted on a freezing Wednesday, the event was hotly anticipated. Long queues swamped Wire’s … Read More

Clubbing with a Conscience

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Leeds nightlife scene caters for far more than just its attendees, with many events donating large quantities of money to charity. Editor-In-Chief Reece Parker gives us the run-down on such events. The morning after any enjoyable night out, you could be forgiven for thinking that clubbing never did anyone … Read More