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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.

ALBUM REVIEW: King Of The Slums – ‘Manco Diablo’

'A fantastic collection of songs. Musically it’s immediate, these are great from the first listen. Lyrically they are thought provoking, emotional and incredibly well written'
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TOUR & ALBUM NEWS: Lord Huron October 2018 dates, ‘Vide Noir’...

‘Wait by the River’, the new track from Lord Huron’s highly anticipated album 'Vide Noir', debuts today The band’s forthcoming album is out April...

GIG NEWS: Paloma Faith plays Haydock Park Racecourse 10th August 2018

PALOMA FAITH is the latest artist announced for the 2018 summer season at Haydock Park Racecourse, joining previously announced Plan B who will headline...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Tramlines Festival first lineup announcement for 10th edition

The first Tramlines lineup announcement unveils headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Craig David’s TS5. PLUS Blossoms, De La Soul, Jake Bugg,...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Music Venue Trust launches Fightback across the UK

Since the Fightback gig at Roundhouse in October 2016 MVT have been working on a way to develop the concept of fundraising concerts. This...

EP & TOUR NEWS: Lo Shea releases ‘Iterations’, on tour with...

Fresh from his ‘Let’s Roll EP’ on Radio Slave’s Rekids, Hopeworks curator Lo Shea further cements his status as a true innovator of the...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Tramlines Festival first lineup announcement for 10th edition

The first Tramlines lineup announcement unveils headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Craig David’s TS5. PLUS Blossoms, De La Soul, Jake Bugg,...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Music Venue Trust launches Fightback across the UK

Since the Fightback gig at Roundhouse in October 2016 MVT have been working on a way to develop the concept of fundraising concerts. This...

LIVE REVIEW: Antony and Friends, Central Methodist Church Todmorden, 27th January...

Three string players joined Antony Brannick for a programme consisting entirely of the melodious music of Dvorak. Antony Brannick played the piano throughout the...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Music Venue Trust launches Fightback across the UK

Since the Fightback gig at Roundhouse in October 2016 MVT have been working on a way to develop the concept of fundraising concerts. This...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Long Division announces first acts and format

Long Division takes place in Wakefield 1st/3rd June 2018. Billy Bragg will headline the festival at the stunning Wakefield Cathedral. Wakefield’s Long Division Festival has announced...

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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