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One hell of a good party

We were at the Soundhouse on 13th August

UK:ID at The Soundhouse for the DCIP party, August 2016

UK:ID at The Soundhouse for the DCIP party, August 2016

for the Dreaming In Colour birthday celebrations;

and what a good night it was!

Greyhaven in Leicester

GreyHaven at The Shed, August 2016

GreyHaven at The Shed, August 2016

At The Shed we discovered a new band – Greyhaven – and they were sensational.

Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival 2016

Caribbean Carnival 2016

Music formed a key part of this year’s carnival as dancers moved around the streets and artists performed on stages at Victoria park.

See the report on Arts in Leicester Magazine.

July – another magic month for music in Leicester

Broken Witt Rebels in Leicester, July 2016

Broken Witt Rebels in Leicester, July 2016

A month of top class live music came to a close with an appearance by Broken Witt Rebels from Birmingham.

Read our report on their show with Tom McCartney and The Jav’lins at The Soundhouse.

25th July

Festival report

The Brandy Thieves at Simon Says 2016. Photo: Pascal Pereira Photography.

The Brandy Thieves at Simon Says 2016.
Photo: Pascal Pereira Photography.

After wo days of Simon Says we begin our coverage of the festival in Leicester today.

Go behind the scenes of MIL magazine with the editor as he explains of the SSF reports were produced

16th July

We follow the music out of town

The Harmonics lead singer George Ramplin at Enderby festival, July 2016

The Harmonics lead singer George Ramplin at Enderby festival, July 2016

to the village of Enderby for a day of live music.

Local band hits the headline

Conor and Tom on stage at The Cookie, 16th July 2016

Conor and Tom on stage at The Cookie, 16th July 2016

One out-of-town band, one band from the ‘States and one from Leicester. It’s the kind of thing that makes our city an interesting place for music.

Aztec Temples at The Cookie.

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