Tag : The Wardrobe

RAYE Brings a Whirlwind of Emotion to The Wardrobe, 02.11.18

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What can you say about Raye that hasn’t been said before? Frankly, a lot. Compared to the opening act, Kara Marni, Raye was extraordinarily versatile and talented. It was like Led Zeppelin following up a high school band recital. Yet at the same time, Kara Marni wasn’t that bad. Indeed, … 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

Sunflower Bean bring New York rock to The Wardrobe, 29/03

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Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in the Top 40 up against pop stars Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, as the band … Read More

Blaenavon @ The Wardrobe, 21/11

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fucking yes leeds — BLAENAVON (@Blaenavon) November 22, 2017 It is always nice to see a queue snaking out of a venue, especially when it’s for a band once deemed small and relatively unknown. However, Blaenavon’s ‘2017 success’ is unsurprising after the release of their debut album, a sold-out headline … Read More

Marika Hackman @ The Wardrobe, 17/11

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“I’m not your man”, Marika sings to the crowd during opening song ‘Good Intentions’, a lyric in keeping with the line-up of remarkable female vocalists and musicians that graced The Wardrobe’s stage last Friday. Soph Nathan of Our Girl kick-started the evening with a grungy lo-fi style reminiscent of Best … Read More

Fickle Friends @ The Wardrobe 17/10/2017

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It may be cold and dreary outside, but Fickle Friends are already pre-empting next summer with their breezy melodies and palm tree decorated set, framing the band in a tropical retro looking landscape. The Wardrobe is the perfectly charming venue for an irresistibly charming band. Despite not having released a … Read More

Dream Wife @ The Wardrobe 18/10/2017

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I can easily say that Dream Wife on 18th October at The Wardrobe was the most fun I have ever had at a gig. Dream Wife were supported by The Boxing and Dead Naked Hippies who both did a good job of getting the audience warmed up, ready for the … 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

PP Arnold to play The Wardrobe, 16/10

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In the mid-60s, PP Arnold came to England as an Ikette for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, singing backing vocals and harbouring a huge undiscovered talent. Yet, by 1966, Arnold was signed to Andrew Loog Oldham’s Immediate record label, after being spotted by Mick Jagger. Several huge hits followed, … Read More