Music

BACK TO BASICS

BACK TO BASICS

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics featuring the Orchestra of Opera North on Millennium Square, Leeds on Friday 27 July. This year’s collaboration between Dave Beer’s trailblazing Leeds club and Yorkshire’s resident […]

TUNING UP FOR THE FUTURE

TUNING UP FOR THE FUTURE

  Talented young orchestral players across the North of England and beyond are being given the opportunity to spend a week of their summer holidays immersing themselves in music and developing their playing and performance skills with some of the country’s most highly-regarded musicians as Opera North announces its first residential Orchestra Academy. Designed for […]

ALL ABOARD THE LOVE TRAIN

ALL ABOARD THE LOVE TRAIN

One of the most popular club nights in the city’s history will return to Leeds this summer when the legendary Love Train takes over Millennium Square. Seventies disco icon Brutus Gold will take charge of the retro spectacular on August 10 in what will be one of the highlights of this year’s Millennium Square Summer […]

LIVE SCREENING OF THE CHARLATANS

LIVE SCREENING OF THE CHARLATANS

Leeds City Council is excited to announce that Leeds Kirkgate Market will host a live screening of The Charlatans homecoming gig, which is taking place in lead singer Tim Burgess’ hometown of Northwich, Cheshire. In a first for Leeds Kirkgate Market, the giant screen in the event space will broadcast the live show at the […]

PUNJABI SUPERSTAR RETURNS

PUNJABI SUPERSTAR RETURNS

Punjabi superstar, singer & style maven (GQ India, 2017), Diljit Dosanjh, is set to return to the UK this May for a brand new tour for his new album CON.FI.DEN.TIAL. After selling out his tour in 2016, Diljit is set to wow his fans once again as he brings his astounding live spectacle to British […]

JUNIOR STRINGS PROGRAMME

JUNIOR STRINGS PROGRAMME

Opera North has launched a new youth ensemble for aspiring young instrumentalists across Leeds following the findings of a recent In Harmony report which highlighted the barriers to keeping children musically engaged as they move from primary to secondary school. Opera North Junior Strings is open to all budding string players with a view to […]

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 […]

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