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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.

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'

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Table Scraps announce new album, Upcoming 2017/2018...

Table Scraps have announced their new album 'Autonomy' and released a brand new track from it, 'Sick Of Me'. On the song, Scott Vincent Abbott...

SINGLE & TOUR NEWS: Sea Girls unveil new single ‘What For’,...

Sea Girls, a four piece from Leicestershire and Kent, give a nod to the best of British indie in their music, such as Catfish...

TOUR & ALBUM NEWS: Thomas Rhett dates November 2017, new album...

Thomas Rhett's third studio album, ‘Life Changes’ was released on September 8th via Big Machine Records. Thomas has also shared the album's next single...

TOUR NEWS: East Nashville singer-songwriter Amelia White announces November 2017 tour

The tour is in support of her new album 'Rhythm of the Rain' (out October 27th) AMELIA WHITE · UK TOUR · NOVEMBER 2017 Accompanied by...

TOUR NEWS: 40 Years of Disco Show dates March 2018

Seven of the biggest and legendary disco acts appear on one stage at these amazing live concerts in March 2018 - Sister Sledge, Tavares, Rose Royce, Boney M, The Real Thing, Odyssey & George McCrae

TOUR NEWS: Flamenco Flow dates September/October 2017

The guitarist and flamenco dancer duo are playing five dates in the North

OPERA NEWS: Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Square Chapel...

Following their critically acclaimed five-week run in London’s West End, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose launch the UK tour of Mozart’s The Magic Flute; making their Halifax debut this October at square Chapel Arts Centre on Saturday 21 October, 7pm

CONCERT NEWS: Barnsley girl Hannah Peel returns to her roots for...

In a magnificent new music event a featuring Yorkshire’s own Hannah Peel, 28 piece brass band perform Mike Oldfield’s iconic album, Tubular Bells at The Civic, Barnsley on Saturday 21 October at 7:30pm

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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