Delayed, but not dampened by the rain, Loyle Carner delivered an electrifying set of honesty and connection in Halifax

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Tom Grennan never gives less than his all, and his show lit up Millennium Square in Leeds on Saturday.  Following a slightly delayed start, due to England scraping through to the Euro semi finals, we were finally treated first to the sublime Victor Ray, before Grennan kicked things off with a quick fire trio of …

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Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls seemingly never actually sleep. Following Turner’s world record attempt to play the most gigs in different cities in 24 hours, he’s back on the road with the band through July.

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The early summer had been hot through June, but it wasn’t just the rain that brought the cool to Halifax’s Piece Hall last week.  Michael Kiwanuka has been working his way through European festivals, on his way to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury. His final stop before the legendary festival was the no less iconic …

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Ensconced stage left, Fenne Lily almost seems to offer centre stage to her band. However, it’s the songwriting and arrangement of the Dorset-born folk singer’s songs that really come to the fore throughout this intimate performance at Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club.  Up against the Euros, Lily expresses her gratitude that we have chosen to spend …

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Canadian electro-funk masters light up Project House in Leeds

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Scarcely has the prospect of a person standing on stage and singing their songs generated the kind of excitement and anticipation that has enveloped the UK lately. But then, that person isn’t always the pop colossus that is Taylor Swift, nor the songs part of the biggest concert tour in history.

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The end of May heralds the start of Festival Season and to kick things off, we have headed to Temple Newsam for Live At Leeds in the Park.  In its third year, this is a great value one dayer that is, for many in attendance, their first festival foray of the year. There’s a good …

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Australian indie up-and-comers Teenage Dads brought their tour to Leeds last week, and gave a performance that stamps their mark on the scene and promised big things for the future. The band are mid-tour as they arrive in Leeds, having played in the US, around the UK before heading off into Europe before a well …

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Following the release of the latest EP, Accelerator, which we gave a resounding 9 out of 10 at Backseat Mafia, HighSchool hit the road on their European tour and we caught the show in Leeds. The Australian indie band bounced up the 3 steps on to the stage in Brudenell’s Community Room, but to a …

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