City Varieties date for folk-rock star Martha Wainwright

Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright is heading for Leeds this week as part of her tour in support of acclaimed new album ‘Goodnight City’.


VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Israel Nash: Gig with Band of Horses in Leeds.

Nash brings touch of psychedelia to Leeds

Israel Nash returns from Texas Hill Country with his Silver Season, a wholly immersive nine-song set that plays less like an album and more like a cross section of time and space.

Hippo Campus: Gig in Leeds.

Landmark band prepare for Leeds date

Fresh from a breakthrough 2016 which saw them complete work on their debut album tipped American indie rockers Hippo Campus are heading for this country to play some gigs and win some new friends.

Amber Run: Gig in Leeds.

Amber Run into Leeds for Stylus gig

Amber Run return with a British tour on the back of the release of their new album ‘For A Moment, I Was Lost’, next month and are including a stop off in Leeds.


Futurist duo Alpines set to play Leeds gig

Following the release of their second album ‘Another River’ the hotly-tipped Alpines have unveiled new single ‘Motionless’ before starting out on a UK headline tour that brings them to Leeds in early 2017.

Beartooth: Appearing at the 2017 Slam Dunk Festival.

Additions to Slam Dunk line-up are confirmed

American rockers Beartooth are among several additions announced for the Slam Dunk Festival’s huge punk party in Leeds later this year.

Argentinian rockers The Otherness hoping to win Excite and Entertain Leeds talent competition

VIDEO: Argentinian rockers The Otherness enter talent competition to Excite Leeds

Are you the next Kaiser Chiefs, Ernie Wise or Damien Hirst?

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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It's elementary! The Sherlocks are hitting the big time with record deal

South Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks sign record deal

South Yorkshire's Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have signed a record deal - bringing news of a long awaited debut album even closer.
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Boxing Day homecoming for Sheffield-based DJ producer Sandy Turnbull.

PREVIEW: Boxing Day homecoming for Sheffield superstar DJ producer Sandy Turnbull

Sheffield superstar DJ producer Sandy Turnbull will have fans in a spin on Boxing Day - he is playing a special homecoming.
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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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MP Jo Cox, who was murdered on June 16 this year.

More in common as Mick Jagger and bookies waive profits and Jo Cox single heads to No1

Sir Mick Jagger and bookmakers William Hill have declared the Jo Cox charity single, which is said to be on course to be the Christmas number one record, a no-profit zone.

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The Cribs headlining Long Division at Unity Works , Wakefield.  (w601k438)

Long Division 2017 festival cancelled due to ‘hiatus’

Wakefield’s popular Long Division festival has been cancelled for 2017, its organiser has confirmed.

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The Pigeon Detectives, included in the Live at Leeds line-up.

Pigeon Detectives among first names for Live at Leeds festival

The award-winning Live at Leeds festival has announced the first names for their 2017 event, which officially kicks off summer’s huge outdoor music season.

Sheffield superstar Paul Carrack dreaming of a chart-topping Christmas.

AUDIO: Sheffield Arena homecoming star Paul Carrack tipped for charity Christmas number one

Sheffield superstar Paul Carrack is dreaming of a chart topping Christmas with bookies tipping his new charity version of The Living Years in running for the top spot.

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Your first chance to hear Jo Cox Christmas charity single

Supporters of the Jo Cox Foundation will this week release a charity song recorded in her name.

Slam Dunk headliners Enter Shikari meeting fans at Jumbo Records, in Leeds recently.

Enter Shikari excited to be Slam Dunk headliners

After celebrating its tenth anniversary in emphatic style earlier this year, Leeds city centre’s Slam Dunk Festival is set to return in 2017, with Enter Shikari picked out as the headliners for the first time.

Ranking Roger, of The Beat, playing a gig in Wakefield. Picture: Jim Stokes

The Beat goes on in Wakefield

After releasing their first album in 30 years ska legends the Beat are now hitting the road and will be appearing in Wakefield next week.

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