Music Venue Trust World Record attempt: Frank Turner at Leeds Boom on 4 May

On 4/5 May, Frank Turner will attempt a world record for the most gigs played in 24 hours. The attempt is sponsored by London’s taxi app FREENOW and will take place in Leeds, Liverpool, London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Chesterfield, Aldershot and beyond. Frank Turner’s tenth album ‘Undefeated’ is out on 3 May (you […]

Leeds Gigs: Music in May

Barry Adamson, Blancmange, Willy Cobb, The Hanging Stars, The Mysterines, Tors and The Warning Tors at The Wardrobe on 1 May The band have shared their new single ‘Only For You’ from their new EP ‘Miracle’, out on 26 April. “Tors know how to make you feel good.” – Jack Saunders, BBC Radio 1 “Kind of like a Sea Girls […]

Big Special: at Key Club on 8 May

A new single, a debut album, a UK/EU headline tour and festival appearances – 2024 is a huge year for Black Country duo Big Special. Big Special – A visceral assault on softer dispositions; a collision of skullcrunching guitars, head-wobbling synths and face-belting drums. Couple this with darkly humorous observations of personal mental struggle in […]

Van Houten: at The Brudenell on 29 March

The Leeds shoegaze band released their debut album ‘The Tallest Room’ on 22 March, via groundbreaking new label imprint Clue Records / EMI North. Founded on seven years of friendship through times thick and thin and a shared obsession with exploring the fuzziest, far-out corners of 90’s guitar music, Leeds-based sextet Van Houten is ready to show us what they’ve been […]

Gentlemen of Few: at Settle Victoria Hall on 12 April

Indie/pop rock band Gentlemen of Few will perform at Settle’s Victoria Hall on 12 April. Yes, Settle’s a fair way off Leeds, but we allow ourselves some exceptions from time to time. The band has been performing with their signature raw passion and intense energy for dedicated fans across the UK for the past twelve […]