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Local Sound Focus is a hub and news and information service for music lovers and music makers in Yorkshire.

Please note that we having some problems with the gig and concert listing on our home page and we’ve reverted to an old style listing until we can get this fixed. Listings will go back to monthly lists as soon as possible.

Features

BAND FEATURE: jellyskin

Frank introduces this Leeds based band who make music which is 'post-punky, psychy, gothic, moody and atmospheric with this sense of dark joyousness'

LIVE REVIEW: The Little Unsaid, Northorpe Hall Mirfield, 18th June

Henrietta Bond gets verbose about her newly found passion for The Little Unsaid, who she encountered for the first time at their gig at Northorpe Hall, Mirfield on 18 June.
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ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: William The Conqueror release ‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’...

William The Conqueror premiered a new video for their single ‘Tend To The Thorns’ via FOLKRADIO before they release their debut ‘Proud Disturber Of...

ALBUM NEWS: Merch Table release ‘The Merch Table – Compilation VI’

The Merch Table hear lots of great music from unsigned bands and thought it would be a good idea to put a digital compilation...

SINGLE, ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Wildwood Kin ‘Taking A Hold’ out...

Following revered sets at Glastonbury Festival this summer, acclaimed indie alt folk band Wildwood Kin have announced their new single ‘Taking A Hold’, impacting 25th August. The band are set to release their much-anticipated debut album ‘Turning Tides’ on August 18th.

FESTIVAL NEWS: HOPE AND GLORY final line up announcements

The festival will be held on 5th and 6th August in Liverpool. The complete line-up across all three stages has now been revealed with some...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Less than a week to go! – Important information...

Tramlines have released information about ticket exchange, venues and afterparties. They have also released information about the Peace Gardens stage from Smoke BBQ and street...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Tramlines online programme now available

Tramlines have published an online programme for this year's festival Access the programme here: http://online.flipbuilder.com/npuo/xpnp/mobile/index.html#p=1 Tramlines Festival 2017 Lineup The Libertines All Saints / Kano / Metronomy / Primal Scream / Toots...
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TOUR NEWS: Australia’s notorious Spooky Men’s Chorale 7th UK tour July/August...

Australia's weird and wonderful black-clad choristers have embarked on another biennial blast round Britain including Bury, Settle, Penistone

LIVE REVIEW: A Night at the Opera, Todmorden Town Hall 24th June...

As the title suggests, this was an evening of opera extracts, some old favourites but also some lovely, perhaps less-known music. It featured the...

FESTIVAL NEWS: HOPE AND GLORY final line up announcements

The festival will be held on 5th and 6th August in Liverpool. The complete line-up across all three stages has now been revealed with some...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Less than a week to go! – Important information...

Tramlines have released information about ticket exchange, venues and afterparties. They have also released information about the Peace Gardens stage from Smoke BBQ and street...

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...

Frog Box Comedy Club

One of Todmorden's most prolific music venues is opening itself up for a new form of entertainment - with the launch of the Frog Box Comedy Club at The Golden Lion. And because a large percentage all its profits are strictly for charity, and run by people who are musicians and such good friends of LSF, we're bending our rules to support it

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