On a cold November evening, Irish singer/songwriter Lyra descended on to the Leeds Arena stage as the support slot for fellow Irish musicians, Westlife. Her music in the past has been compared to the likes of Florence and the Machine, Kate Bush and Enya and it’s clear to see why. Her stage presence is magical …

BM So I’ve just come back from watching your set. How was Reading compared to Leeds? WF They were both pretty even I think. I think Leeds felt slightly more bit. Bit crazy maybe. Yeah, the crowd were like I think. The crowd were crazier there in Leeds. They were, they were sick in Reading. …

BM So have you just got to the festival? DMAs We arrived last night from London on the tour bus and then just woke up here nice and early, it’s a beautiful morning. BM Have you had a chance to have a look around the festival or anything? DMAs Yeah yeah we have! BM So …

The final day of a festival is always bittersweet but you still have that last bit of adrenaline to push you through. Our final day at Leeds started with a little hiccup so we didn’t manage to catch any bands until mid afternoon but what a great first act of the day to choose in …

The second day of a festival always has a weird vibe, you’re a little bit hungover but you know you’ve still got two days of amazing music to go. The only way to blow any cobwebs off is getting in a moshpit and sweating it out and the most perfect act to supply the music …

Descending on Bramham Park (just off the A1) again this year are hoards of music fans ready for a weekend of live music and good vibes. It’s clear that some revellers are celebrating recent GCSE and A-Level results and are using this as a celebration of all the hard work they have done over the …

The final day of a festival is always a little bit sad. The realisation that there is only one day left and time to reflect on how wild the weekend has already been. However, there is no time to be sad as Sunday at Leeds is jam packed of great bands that you shouldn’t miss, …

Day two of the festival is always a party, you’re hyped from day one, maybe a little tired but just stoked for whats to come. Here are our ten to see on Saturday at Bramham Park MAIN STAGE EAST Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes: Special guests for Saturday at Leeds are British heavyweights Frank Carter …

Packing up our stuff to head back to Bramham Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing… LEEDS FEST! This year we’re covering the entire festival and are looking forward to seeing some acts in particular, here are our top 10 acts to see each day at this years’ Leeds Festival …

The Brackets are continuing to become one of the brightest new bands to come out of Yorkshire in years. Having released an EP with an older line-up a couple of years ago, the band have rebranded slightly and listeners have been gifted with a couple of standalone singles from the northern outfit.  Latest release Flotsam …