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Music in Leicester


The best magazine for popular music in Leicester –
gigs, bands, singers, metal, hip-hop artists – we cover it all.

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Our annual review of the year – 2016


Going to Gigs

Just published: Round 3 – How do gigs get organised? Round 2 – gigs and venues.

Abduction of Margaret at the Sun Bar in 2007. Photo by Trevor Sewell.

Going to Gigs is a new series of articles that looks back on the live music of days gone by.

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A night of intense metalcore; it was “sick”

Cabin Joy Jumped Ship at The Shed. 15th July 2017.

Read about Cabin Boy in this month’s round-up of live beats.

Round-up for July

Finches of Attica at The Shed 7th July 2017

July – we will have some great reports on Leicester’s live music, this month.

Listening Post.  Latest record reviews.

Earls. Album cover. Skum King. 2017

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Strutt Your Stuff

Singer Chikka Moyo

Singer Chikka Moyo in 2013

at an open-mic night; gigs throughout the county.

New from Leicester. Forget the Roman Forum. We now have


PYRVMIDS on stage at the O2. 17th June 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan

Leicester’s new rock sensation storms the O2.

Download has been downloaded

The main stage at the Download festival 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

and Kevin Gaughan was there to bring you this report.

June is here

Tom Iliffe at Riverside festival 2017.

Our monthly round-up of live music for the month of June.

Glastonbudget – what a success!

Anoa, on the Icon stage, at Glastonbudget 2017.

Our report on this year’s Glastonbudget festival is available now

Who runs live music in Leicester?

The Lids at the Cookie. 20th May 2017.

Gigs don’t just happen;  someone has to to put them on.

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