The Japanese House at The Brudenell on 23 November

Amber Bain, who is The Japanese House, released four EPs in the period 2015 – 2017, a period which helped her develop and refine a clear artistic vision.  Much of the time has been spent touring with The 1975 and Wolf Alice, although Amber admits she doesn’t commit easily and is not a finisher. She […]

Jessie Jo Stark – At Church on 20 November

Jessie Jo Stark, embarking on her UK tour, is at Church on 20 November in support for Sunflower Bean, having just completed a US tour with The Vaccines. She is considered to have established her place as an emerging voice in rock, having opened for Guns N’ Roses and headlined her own month-long residency in […]

Leeds’ First Pantomime of the New Season Opens at City Varieties Music Hall

For two performances only, Dick Whittington and His Cat is at City Varieties this Saturday 10 November, performed by On Stage Productions. The London streets are paved with gold, or so Dick believes. The tales is transformed into traditional pantomime – the dame, music, jokes, songs and custard pies, with a slapstick version of The Twelve Days of […]

Opera North’s Songs of Love and Battle Marks Armistice Centenary in Leeds

The premiere of a specially commissioned work by composer Will Todd in commemoration of the centenary of the World War One Armistice will bring various arms of Opera North together. Opera North’s Orchestra, Youth Chorus, Young Voices and Children’s Chorus will perform Songs of Love and Battle, with Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs on 1 […]

Pizza For The People Christmas Indie Banquet

Pizza For The People have announced their next ‘Indie Banquet’, due to take place at Wharf Chambers on 15 December.   Headliners are post-punks and Fat White Family off-shoot Warmduscher, with post-punk Hull quartet Lumer, South London quintet Hotel Lux, Leeds newcomers Wilted and Huddersfield’s Polevaulter as well as food from VFC (Vegan fried chicken). […]