Tag : Stylus

Vance Joy radiates warmth at Leeds Union Stylus

1 week ago / 0 comments

Whilst Leeds recovered from last week’s snowmageddon, a slice of Australian sunshine was a most welcome respite. That sunshine came in the form of Vance Joy, who kicked off his world tour in our very own students’ union on Tuesday. Showcasing the recently released Nation of Two, the catchy and … Read More

Living Dead gets Groovin’

4 months ago / 0 comments

Halloween’s spookiest club night production, the Living Dead Festival, descended on Leeds University Union on the 31st of October, ready to flip the Leeds student favourite of Fruity on its head, placing its own unique spin on the well-known space of the union with its plethora of chart music gems … Read More

Living Dead Halloween Festival returns to LUU

5 months 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

Loyle Carner @ Leeds University Union

5 months ago / 0 comments

Loyle Carner has something special. This was evident from his first outings in Leeds, at Headrow House and Belgrave respectively, but even more so now, with this gig having to be upgraded from the latter to Stylus. For one night only, Carner brought his rhyming capabilities to the VK soaked … Read More

In The Middle with Japandroids

11 months ago / 0 comments

Japandroids are a Canadian rock band who formed in 2006. Likened to Bruce Springsteen and Husker Du, the band’s new album Near to the Wild Heart of Life follows the critically acclaimed Celebration Rock. Their current world tour is their first in three years after taking an extended break away … Read More

Peace @ Stylus, 22/3/17

12 months ago / 0 comments

“I’m sorry I don’t have much banter, I haven’t spoken to anyone but myself for a year,” frontman Harry Koisser jokes, clad in full camo print and a ‘Choose Love’ t-shirt. This could well be true – there’s been a musical absence of a year and a half, with Peace … Read More

Kate Nash @ Stylus, 08/02/17

1 year ago / 0 comments

When I heard that Kate Nash was playing Leeds, I didn’t expect there to be much of a turn out for the London lass made famous for ‘Foundations’. Yet even before the support band, Leeds Stylus was bustling with keen Nash fans, crowding towards the barrier before any late comers … Read More

White Lies @ Stylus, 30/11/16

1 year ago / 0 comments

A couple of weeks ago, White Lies played here at the Union as part of their UK tour; a spectacular gig that cemented the band’s latest music in fans’ hearts with the same adoration as their previous albums. As I walked into Stylus, The Ramona Flowers were just beginning their … Read More

NAO @ Stylus, 27/10/16

1 year ago / 0 comments

Electronic R&B has arguably become one of the buzziest genres around right now.  Artists like FKA twigs and The Weeknd have melded the squeaks and squelches of electronic music with R&B, securing the adoration of blogs, critics and the public alike.   NAO’s path to stardom has mirrored this process … Read More

Dinosaur Jr @ Stylus, 26/10/16

1 year ago / 0 comments

Dinosaur Jr’s set at Stylus was remarkable to say the least. The fact the band are still able to combine such a playful accessibility with their excessive volume and experiments with noise, especially in a live setting, is a testament to how truly dedicated to their craft they are. The … Read More