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THERE’S A WORLD OUT THERE – ALBUM REVIEW: Vukovar – ‘Puritan’

A new album by Vukovar, so which way are the band going to take us this time. Further into the darkness. ‘Puritan’ is dark, it’s disturbing. Disturbing in a good way, it draws you in and drags you down a dark tunnel, where it goes nobody knows.

LIVE REVIEW: Tramlines 2017

Tramlines 2017 was a festival that refused to be dampened by the weather. Yet again the inner city festival brought eclectic sounds from all over the world into Sheffield, old favourites mixed with up-and-coming talent in all genres of music.
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VIDEO, TOUR & ALBUM NEWS: Don Broco reveal video for ‘T-Shirt Song’,...

Don Broco have revealed the brand new video for their latest single ‘T-Shirt Song’, which was hailed as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the...

GIG NEWS: Craig David plays Aintree Racecourse 15th June

The Jockey Club Live and Aintree Racecourse are excited to announce Grammy and BRIT award nominated and multi platinum-selling artist CRAIG DAVID as the...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Handmade Festival 2018 Leicester – first wave of bands announced

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography,...

GIG NEWS: Heather Findlay and Friends – Expect a Magical Night...

Heather Findlay will play a one-off Snowstorms and Icicles Winter Concert at York Central Methodist Church on Friday 8th December

FESTIVAL NEWS: Handmade Festival 2018 Leicester – first wave of bands announced

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography,...

NEWS: Help Musicians UK has launched its new 24/7 mental health service...

The country's leading independent music charity, Help Musicians UK (HMUK), has launched its landmark new 24/7 mental health service ‘Music Minds Matter’ for anyone...

NEWS: Help Musicians UK has launched its new 24/7 mental health service...

The country's leading independent music charity, Help Musicians UK (HMUK), has launched its landmark new 24/7 mental health service ‘Music Minds Matter’ for anyone...

LIVE REVIEW: Antony & Friends, Todmorden Methodist Church, 18th November

This programme, in which Antony Brannick was joined by Jenny Sheldon on piano and David Leys on cello, was mainly by melodious Mendelssohn. Antony Brannick...

Dinner Show Dance is a huge hit for Maverick’s 80s Lounge...

After the success of their one-off Dinner Show Dance event in October, the Maverick’s 80s Lounge team have announced that they are turning the...

Best Art Vinyl – celebrating the best in record cover design,...

Best Art Vinyl: 12 Years on 12 Inches and Best Art Vinyl Barnsley open at The Civic Barnsley on 11th November 2017 and closes 20th January 2018. Admission is free.

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.

LSF is launching an event listing service!

Our FREE listings are for: Bands, groups or individual performers People who represent or manage ONE band, group or performer only Benefit or charity gigs or concerts Are...

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Sell or swap your stuff, Find bands and groups who want new members. Small ads will always be free. To submit your small ad go to this page, click ‘Place Ad’ just fill in the form and hit submit. Further information on this page

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