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BREAKING: The Sherlocks to play Sheffield Arena supporting Kings Of Leon

Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have announced their biggest date yet - they will make their Sheffield Arena debut supporting Sex On Fire superstars Kings Of Leon.

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The Clone Roses play Sheffield O2 Academy on Saturday, April 1, 2017

PREVIEW: The Clone Roses at Sheffield O2 Academy Saturday April 1

Don't be fooled on April 1st at Sheffield O2 Academy - the band on stage that night is not The Stone Roses but the next best thing...The Clone Roses.
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Doc Brown

Gig review: Doc Brown at The Wardrobe, Leeds

“This is the hardest thing, y’know,” Ben Bailey Smith tells the small crowd in front of him at The Wardrobe. “Trying to convince people I was born into this. Not Leeds”, he clarifies quickly to laughs, “but hip-hop.”

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Jason Lytle of Grandaddy

Gig review: Grandaddy at Leeds Irish Centre

“We’re going to stand here for 20 minutes and figure out what’s wrong with my guitar,” Jason Lytle jokes a minute after he’s arrived on stage and stared at his instrument in bemusement. “We run a tight ship here.”

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The Jesus and Mary Chain

Gig review: The Jesus And Mary Chain at The Church, Leeds

Jim Reid is a master of understatement. “They’re just a bunch of rock chords,” he deadpans as brother William’s guitar shreds into a fade out.

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Blossoms

Music interview: Tom Ogden of Blossoms on headlining the VO5 NME Awards Tour

The time where British guitar bands sat unchallenged at the very top of the music industry may be well behind us but thanks to bands like Blossoms, the art of growing your hair long and singing love stories along to strummed guitars has clearly not lost its widespread appeal.

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James Arthur

Gig review: James Arthur at O2 Academy Leeds

Barely three songs into his performance, and James Arthur finds a lacy, purple thong wrapped around his jaw. Various other items of lingerie follow; with preternatural ability, he throws his fist to the side and captures a large burgundy brassiere. “Great reflexes, right there,” he quips to much screaming.

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Sinkane. Picture: Jo Bongard

Gig review: Sinkane at Headrow House, Leeds

There’s a need for positivity and unity in these troubled political times and Sinkane are the perfect band for the job.

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Hurray For The Riff Raff

Gig review: Hurray For The Riff Raff at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

The first wave of releases to address Trump’s America includes Hurray For The Riff Raff’s The Navigator. The New Orleans-based outfit’s sixth album is a concept about songwriter Alynda Segarra’s Puerto Rican heritage that explores immigration, identity and cultural theft.

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John Legend announces Leeds tour date

John Legend announces Leeds tour date

Grammy winner John Legend has confirmed a Leeds date as part of his upcoming UK tour.
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Frank Carter

Gig review: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes at Leeds University Stylus

Arms aloft, microphone swinging precariously in his grasp, Frank Carter stands tall, balanced upon a sea of raised hands in the middle of the floor of Leeds University’s Stylus venue, some distance away from the stage.

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Warpaint

Gig review: Warpaint at Leeds Beckett University

A hiatus can often be the make-or-break of a band reaching a commercial nadir. For some, the extended absence can be a springboard to greater success; for others, it is a death knell that can kill momentum stone dead.

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Emeli Sande at O2 Academy Leeds. Picture: Anthony Longstaff

Gig review: Emeli Sande at O2 Academy Leeds

EMELI SANDE fans have had to bide their time for her much-anticipated second album but, as she proved at Leeds’ O2 Academy, it has certainly been worth the wait.

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WATCH: Yorkshire police band's moving tribute to PC Keith Palmer

WATCH: Yorkshire police band's moving tribute to PC Keith Palmer

A police brass band performed a moving rendition of Abide With Me which they dedicated to murdered officer Keith Palmer.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire world premiere for Brexit inspired piano recital European Unison

A Brexit inspired recital written for 28 pianos - one for each member of the European Union - hopes to hit the right notes with Remain supporters when it gets its world premiere this weekend in Yorkshire.
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Peter Hook. Picture: Stefano Masselli

Gig review: Peter Hook and The Light at 02 Academy Leeds

WATCHING Peter Hook perform without Bernard Sumner and the rest of New Order is like going to Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain. Picture: Steve Gullick

‘It felt as if nobody cared that we’d been exiled’ says Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain

Damage and Joy, the new album from The Jesus and Mary Chain, has been a long time coming.

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Cara Hammond. Picture: Megan Roe

Gig preview: Cara Hammond at 360 Club, Leeds

Hot on the heels of her recent single Waiting, which led to her being acclaimed as BBC Introducing Artist of the Week, Leeds-based singer songwriter Cara Hammond is already planning her next release.

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Dave-O

Gig preview: Dave-O at Applebum at Canal Mills, Leeds

Dave-O is the latest MC, songwriter and producer to emerge from Leeds’s flourishing grime scene. His new single Dem Tingz recently featured on Charlie Sloth’s show on BBC 1Xtra.

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Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena.

WIN: Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon will rock Sheffield Arena this summer and we are giving you the chance to win tickets and meet the band.

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