Music

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

Running for its sixth year, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) will host its musically mesmerising Summer Solstice festival in collaboration with Opera North for the first time. To mark the longest day of the year, this year’s festival will take place in Leeds on Wednesday 21st June in the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North on […]

HOLLYWOOD HITS

HOLLYWOOD HITS

  John Wilson’s superstar orchestra returns to Leeds Town Hall on Thursday 7 December with their new show ‘A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals’.  The orchestra has established an international reputation performing repertoire from the golden era of Hollywood and Broadway musicals and music for the big screen. Joined by guest soloists and for the first […]

ONE HUNDRED YEARS…..

ONE HUNDRED YEARS…..

Leeds Male Voice Choir celebrates its 100 year anniversary with a programme of voice and brass for the whole family at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 24 September. In celebration of its centenary, Leeds Male Voice Choir takes the audience on a musical journey through the last hundred years to perform a spectacular gala concert […]

CAPE CUB TO RELEASE DEBUT EP ‘CLOSER’ ON 25th MARCH LIVE LEEDS DATES

CAPE CUB TO RELEASE DEBUT EP ‘CLOSER’ ON 25th MARCH LIVE LEEDS DATES

Marske-by-the-Sea artist Cape Cub will release his debut EP, Closer, on 25th March – with the stunning visuals to its title track streaming now at DIY. Having accumulated huge numbers of plays across SoundCloud and Spotify with his trio of 2015 uploads – as well as over 1,000,000 listeners on Mr Suicide Sheep’s YouTube channel for the outstanding ‘Keep […]

SECOND WAVE OF ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL

SECOND WAVE OF ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL

   26th- 28th August 2016 Bank Holiday Weekend   ANNOUNCING 2016 CO-HEADLINERS   FOALS // DISCLOSURE  JACK Ü, IMAGINE DRAGONS, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB,  FETTY WAP, CRYSTAL CASTLES,  PARKWAY DRIVE, THE INTERNET, NOTHING BUT THIEVES, OLIVER HELDENS AND HANNAH WANTS All revealed to play across the weekend!   ALTERNATIVE STAGE ANNOUNCES KURUPT FM: CHAMPAGNE STEAM […]

WILLOWMAN FESTIVAL 2016

WILLOWMAN FESTIVAL 2016

(pictured The Beat) North Yorkshire’s ‘Willowman’ Music Festival set for summer 2016 UK’s Best Value four-day festival announces wave of acts over 16th –  19th June 2016 weekend. Original punksters The Undertones will take to the stage along with ska legends The Beat.  They will be joined by reggae stars Misty in Roots and jazz funksters […]

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

Leeds Dock will throw open the doors of pop-up riverside bar Dock 29 next Tuesday (December 15th) to welcome Sky moving into the area and offer a plethora of winter warming cocktails, sparkling wines and beers. The eclectic space will comprise of chic furniture, rich fabrics and a suspended aeroplane to offer a contemporary urban […]

FAMILY FAVOURITES

FAMILY FAVOURITES

Delight your family this Christmas with a double-bill of classic musical stories for children: The Snowman and Paddington Bear’s First Concert, accompanied by a live orchestra at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 20 December. Accompanied by the Orchestra of Opera North, the enchanted animated film The Snowman will be shown on a giant screen with […]

THE CIVIC BARNSLEY INTRODUCES ALLOCATED SEATING AND NEW WEBSITE

THE CIVIC BARNSLEY INTRODUCES ALLOCATED SEATING AND NEW WEBSITE

You asked, The Civic listened  Following audience feedback, The Civic has introduced allocated seating and launched new website alongside the recent release of their new Autumn/Winter 2015 brochure. The Civic’s new season brochure lists an abundance of events and exhibitions at the venue from September 2015 to January 2016. Chief Executive, Helen Ball surmises their […]

INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SUCCESS FOR TRINITY SESSIONS WINNER

INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SUCCESS FOR TRINITY SESSIONS WINNER

Leeds-based singer-songwriter Malaika, recent winner of city-wide musical talent search Trinity Sessions, took the stage at this year’s Montreal Jazz Festival where her performance (presented by Radio 2 DJ Jamie Cullem) was recorded for BBC Introducing earlier this month. Malaika, an alumnus of Leeds College of Music, played along with two other “best under-the-radar” jazz acts from the UK. […]

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