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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.

Month by month in 2018

Music in February 2018
Music in January 2018
More January 2018


Review of gigs in 2017
Music in December
Music in November
Music in October
Music in September
Music in August

For a full listing of monthly music reviews, go to the contents page.

Conjurer bring The Mire to Pi Bar

Pi Bar hosted the first night of their tour in support of their upcoming debut album, Mire, and the tiny stage could hardly contain the sheer chaos brought by the headliners and their similarly wild support acts….

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival, 2018

MIL checked out the metal at the start of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Making fire at The Shed

MIL went to The Shed to see some firey bands.

Welcome to 2018

Great bands. Great Gigs. MIL goes out in Leicester.

Ballsdeep at Firebug with Seven Hells, I Saw The World Burn and King Leviathan. The Musician with Dig Lazarus, The Jav’lins and The Brew. Read our Review.

Listen to DemonFM. Listen via the Demon website. Broadcast on 107.5 FM.

Local music, bands and singers on Saturday morning on the Live, Local and Loud show with Kevin Gaughan and Jas Minhas; find the show on Facebook.

Shrines performing live in the DemonFM studio on Saturday 20th January 2018. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Go to a show

Why not try an open-mic night in Leicester or Leicestershire.

Krystatic at the Soundhouse, Saturday 13th January 2018. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Our coverage of Leicester’s music scene starts now.

Making waves

Joe Doyle, Homeless Shakespeare at the Soundhouse, 28th December 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

We were at the Soundhouse to see artists, bands and the launch of Homeless Shakespeare’s latest album.

We wish you a metal Christmas

Resin at Firebug, 23rd December 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

and a hardcore new year. Resin’s Christmas Party gig report is up now.

What did the Romans ever play for us?

Musicians playing instruments from a detail from the Zliten mosaic

In the last instalment of the series Going to Gigs we look at the music of the ancient Romans, in Leicester, around 145 AD.

December offers winter warmers

Event Horizon at Vault on Saturday 16th December 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Plenty of hot bands to dispel those chills of winter, on our December page.

Gigs in medieval Leicester

Medieval gig-goers

Come back in time with us to the middle ages and find out what people were listening to back then.

Dogs a-plenty

The Mignight Dogs at the Soundhouse, 7th December 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

We were at the Soundhouse to see some legendary bands.  Woof. Woof.

Bands from Leicester

Anoa at the Cookie, 1st December 2017. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

feature in our monthly roundup of live music gigs in the city and county.

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This magazine is edited by Trevor Locke. See his blog for more about music and bands

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