A trip to the now iconic Leadmill in Sheffield for what promised to be a great night. First up was Luxury Goods a band unknown to me before tonight, performing their first gig since before lockdown. This Sheffield based band hit the stage and from the off some catchy tunes followed. Charismatic singer Leonie charmed the audience …

Thursday night saw a trip to the O2 Academy in Sheffield for what promised to be a great night of entertainment, and it didn’t disappoint. First up was The Clause hailing from Birmingham, who took to the stage with a confidence rarely seen in such a young band. They have good reason to be having …

I first discovered Lauren Housley purely by chance during a pub crawl around Kelham Island! Lauren was playing a free gig at Yellow Arch in the summer and I was massively impressed by the performance.  So much so that when the opportunity to review and photograph Lauren’s headline Sheffield gig came along, I snapped up the …

Saturday saw an outing to the Winter Rocks Festival at The Corporation in Sheffield City Centre. I was pretty excited about this one with eleven top bands ready to rock, the day was set to be a stormer. Steal The City On entering the venue, the opening act Steal The City had just started their …

A chilly December night saw a trip down to Sheffield’s Sidney and Matilda for what promised to be a tremendous night of entertainment given the headline and supports on offer. First up was Oxfords Danny Mellin who is currently studying at Uni in Sheffield and has become a very welcome addition to the local music …

Red Rum Club Thursday evening saw Liverpool’s intoxicating indie-pop band Red Rum Club play a special intimate gig at the Leadmill to mark the release of their fabulous third album ‘How To Steal The World’, which dropped last Friday. Having discovered Red Rum Club through my son Dan whose own band played on the same …

Words: Martin Clarke // Pictures: Jason Siddall Last night was the debut headline gig for Sheffield’s emerging indie-pop prince Frankie Beetlestone – fresh from a triumphant run of support shows on Tom Grennan’s recent sold-out tour and successful appearances at festivals including Dot to Dot, Liverpool Sound City, Live At Leeds and Twisterella. A new, …