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ALBUM REVIEW: King of the Slums – ‘Artgod Dogs’

'I was surprised, I reeled in wonderment, and frankly shed a tear at the sheer brilliance of the songs on this album, it’s that good.'
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THERE’S A WHOLE WORLD OUT THERE – BAND FEATURE teepee

This ‘There’s a whole world out there’ features a band from Prague – teepee. I came across this band when attempting to listen to...
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SINGLE & TOUR NEWS: Ed Poole new single/lyric video ‘(Falling Apart,...

Ahead of his co-headline UK tour in August with Swansea-based singer-songwriter Heartwork, Ed Poole has released a lyric video for his new digital single...
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SINGLE NEWS: The Sunset Radio drop ‘Old Goodbyes’

Selby based band The Sunset Radio have released 'Old Good Byes' and an accompanying video. The release follows their first two singles 'Amphetamines and...

GIG NEWS: It’s a PAC hat-trick for singer songwriter Katie Spencer

Progressive-folk singer songwriter Katie Spencer has just been announced as the support for King Creosote when he plays at PAC in September - just weeks before joining the Handpick’d Festival 2018 line-up alongside Thea Gilmore, The Eskies, Seafret, Coco & The Butterfields and many more.

FESTIVAL NEWS: Stellar line-up unveiled for 2018 York’s Little Festival of...

Having received over 700 applications from bands and musicians from across the country eager to play at the 2018 York’s Little Festival of Live Music, the team behind the annual event are delighted to be unveiling the line-up for this year’s 28-hour live music festival, which will take place alongside the York Food and Drink Festival on Parliament Street from Friday 21st – Saturday 29th September (excluding 24th and 25th September)

CAMPAIGN NEWS: After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here

It finally happened. After four solid years of campaigning by Music Venue Trust, Agent of Change entered into UK planning advice in the National Planning Policy Framework on 24 July.

FESTIVAL NEWS: Tramlines Festival & Sheffield City Council announce permanent memorial...

Following the tragic passing of Festival Director, Sarah Nulty who died just weeks before the tenth edition of Tramlines, plans have now been confirmed...

LIVE REVIEW: Antony and friends, Central Methodist Church, Todmorden, 21st July...

This concert featured additional players Bob Shaw on French horn and Tim Benjamin on piano and violin, and a first performance of Tim Benjamin’s...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here

It finally happened. After four solid years of campaigning by Music Venue Trust, Agent of Change entered into UK planning advice in the National Planning Policy Framework on 24 July.

FESTIVAL NEWS: Stellar line-up unveiled for 2018 York’s Little Festival of...

Having received over 700 applications from bands and musicians from across the country eager to play at the 2018 York’s Little Festival of Live Music, the team behind the annual event are delighted to be unveiling the line-up for this year’s 28-hour live music festival, which will take place alongside the York Food and Drink Festival on Parliament Street from Friday 21st – Saturday 29th September (excluding 24th and 25th September)

LIVE REVIEW: Anti-fracking event, The old Co-op Todmorden 4th August 2018

This was a relaxed event with vegan food, speakers and music, and though not a concert as such it did feature several local musicians. First...

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LSF Statement: Hope & Glory Festival

We've had some queries from our readers asking whether, because we published news pieces about Hope & Glory, we have any formal connection to,...

LSF is now all about Yorkshire

We are now all about Yorkshire. Our service is now for people living in Yorkshire and about music from and played in Yorkshire. We'll be continuing to post news of gigs and concerts in places that people living in Yorkshire can travel to.

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