In Conversation With Izzy Hobbs

The Belgrave will open its doors on Friday 19 November for a special event by Girls Can Play Guitar and Come Play With Me. Girls Can Play Guitar’s founder Izzy, originally moved to Leeds and studied pop music at Leeds’ conservatoire. Whilst also playing guitar in various groups, she found her feet by putting on […]

Long Division Part 2

Wakefield, known to some as Shakey Wakey, welcomed back the long-standing festival Long Division for a whopping 10th year. The multi-venue, multi-genre festival showcases all that is local. Long Division was created in 2011, and partnering with Ossett Brewery, the inspiration was for a festival celebrating local talent and bringing in visitors to Wakefield. Over […]

In Conversation With Treeboy and Arc

With Long Division Festival right around the corner, I wanted to get to know some of the bands a bit better. The first act in this series of interviews with Leeds Living, is the brilliant Treeboy and Arc. A little bit of background for people who may not be familiar with Treeboy and Arc, they […]

Slam Dunk North Festival 2021

After what’s been a rocky road of having to cancel and then postpone the festival, FutureSoundsknew there were big expectations from Slam Dunk fanatics for this year’s event, and boy did they deliver the goods. Previously held in the City Centre of Leeds across various venues, Slam Dunk is “the UK’s biggest independent Rock Festival” […]

James: All The Colours of You

All The Colours Of You, the 16th Studio album from “Madchesters” one and only James. There are not many bands around today who can hand on heart say they have conquered 16 studio albums and a whopping 38 years together. The work this band has produced over the years and their contribution to live music […]