So good to anticipate the return of live music to some of our favourite Leeds venues. This is our first roundup of 2021:
14 August at Hyde Park Book Club
Part of Another Sky’s tour for the band’s 2020 album I Slept on the Floor. Catrin Vincent’s powerful prose adds to the band’s compelling performance.
10 September at Brudenell Social Club/Crash Record Store
Celeste’s 2021 album Not Your Muse showcases her talent, after she was named Rising Star of 2020 at the Brit Awards, as well as No.1 breakthrough artists on BBC’s Music Sound List.
14 September at Jumbo Records and 10 October at The Brudenell
The quartet will be touring their latest release, Written & Directed. Everything indie rock needs.
23 September at Brudenell Social Club
An indie rock band with a mission to make music they want to listen to. Founders Tom Beer (vocalist.songwriter) and Dan Lucas (guitar). Inspired by Pavement and the Pixies. Touring their first album Discover Effortless.
24 September at Brudenell Social Club
Third album Flora Fauna release date is 21 May. Billie Marten was raised in Yorkshire and released her debut album, Writing of Blues and Yellows, when she was just 17.
29 September at 02 Academy
New single Cheer Up Baby was released in March 2020. Debut album comes out in July. Alternative, infusing, psychedelic sound melded with indie-rock rhythms.
2 October at 02 Academy
This rescheduled tour promotes new single Last Time. A showstopping hitmaker.
20 October at 02 Academy (supporting Sea Girls)
With songs on modern escapism, social media and young love, Baby Queen is being seen as one of anti-pop’s new voices.
20 October at 02 Academy
Energetic and exciting live indie rock performances, combined with great songwriting for this rescheduled tour.
RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN
21 October at 02 Academy
Three years after his award-winning debut album, Human, Rag n Bone Man returns with a new album filled with heart and soul, out on 7 May. Life by Misadventure is a collection of emotional songs.
30 November at Brudenell Social Club
Going on tour with their electro-rock 2020 album Barbarians, blending experimental post-punk rock, hip hop and electronic music.
11 December at 02 Academy
Their ten year career has taken this post-punk band to four top ten albums, millions of streams, sell-out world tours and multiple awards. This tour is with their new album Nothing is True & Everything is Possible. With Dinosaur Pile-up and Nova Twins.
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