Category: Live

Trainspotting Live at the Curve (22/06/17)

How many times can can you say that, on your way into the theatre, you were handed glow sticks and earplugs? How often do you walk into a makeshift 90s-era club – music pounding, lighting just right – to the...

/ 24th June 2017

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at The Cookie (01/06/17)

For their first Leicester gig in seven years, indie darlings The Pains of Being Pure at Heart remind music-goers that, in a venue renowned for highlighting hot new talent, a decade of passion is faultlessly evident when performing live. Hailing...

/ 8th June 2017

Tom Chaplin – De Montfort Hall (19/05/17)

Perhaps fittingly, it poured it down on the night where Tom Chaplin (frontman of Keane) brought his ‘Carried By The Wave’ tour to De Montfort Hall Leicester. By the end of the night, any lingering negativity regarding the weather had...

/ 25th May 2017

Warpaint – Birmingham’s O2 Institute

Having graced the Birmingham O2 Institute almost two years previously to the date, it’s clear that Warpaint are creatures of habit – or just have very firm, OCD management. However having brought out their third studio album, Heads Up, in...

/ 19th May 2017

Interview Time – Maxïmo Park

Indie, charismatic and Geordie. Well, we couldn’t be talking about anyone other than Maxïmo Park. Undoubtedly, Maxïmo are one of the pinnacle bands from the noughties indie-rock scene, and even the current indie-rock scene. Having created music since I was...

/ 22nd April 2017

Stormzy – Leicester’s O2 Academy

One of the biggest faces of grime tore up the stage, throwing Gang Signs and Prayers around like they were going out of fashion, and us? Well, we all f*cking loved it. Coming onto the UK’s hottest current music scene...

/ 12th April 2017

St. Paddy’s Showcase: The Whiskey Rebellion @ BrewDog Leicester

17th of March 2017 saw the Irish festivities hit the streets of Leicester, shamrocks, Irish flags and green top hats paraded around the city and in the evening the bars made sure that the Leicester nightlife was not without some...

/ 28th March 2017

The XX – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena (04/03/17)

The xx were back in Nottingham – four years after their last shows in Britain – for the first night of the UK leg of the I See You world tour. The band have a busy schedule ahead of them, including a sold-out residency...

/ 11th March 2017

Drum and Bass Awards 2017 – The Aftermath

When attending a night of non-stop, 10 hour, drum and bass raving it’s almost impossible for everything to not blend into one. However by splitting up the night, with the awards being revealed at midnight, the poignant and best sets...

/ 10th March 2017

White Lies – Leicester’s O2 Academy

Whether you’re an old or new fan of White Lies, their set wasn’t going to disappoint. Despite the crowd being older, with the majority of young attenders being their offspring, the setlist was there for all ages. With obvious favourites...

/ 7th March 2017