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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.

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Josh Rouse releases new album ‘Love In The...

Singer-songwriter Josh Rouse will release his new album 'Love in the Modern Age' on April 13rd via Yep Roc Records. Similar to his work on...
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TOUR NEWS: The Lovely Eggs announce February 2018 tour with Porky...

Hot on the heels of their Autumn tour, Northern psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs announce their next series of live dates for February ahead...

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Stick In The Wheel ‘Follow Them True’ out...

East London five-piece folk band STICK IN THE WHEEL have announced a series of UK shows for 2018. Headed by singer Nicola Kearey, and guitarist/producer...

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘May Your Kindness Remain’ out...

Courtney Marie Andrews’ new full-length album, May Your Kindness Remain, will be released March 23 on Loose in the UK & Europe and is...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Campaign for Agent of Change takes huge step forward

Today has been an important day for Music Venue Trust, the network of grassroots music venues and everyone who supports their work. Over three...

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,...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Campaign for Agent of Change takes huge step forward

Today has been an important day for Music Venue Trust, the network of grassroots music venues and everyone who supports their work. Over three...

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...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Campaign for Agent of Change takes huge step forward

Today has been an important day for Music Venue Trust, the network of grassroots music venues and everyone who supports their work. Over three...

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...

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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