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To celebrate the release of their new album ‘Homesick’ released in March 2022, Sea Girls have scheduled a number of smaller, more intimate gigs, partnering with local independent record stores. Tonight’s gig was at The Wardrobe in Leeds and in conjunction with local record store Crash Records. Comprising Henry Camamile (vocals, guitar), Rory Young (lead …

Mae Muller opens her Leeds show in a style that would translate well to a much bigger venue. Already hyped by the excellent Cat Burns and a pre-set playlist that included Harry Styles, Britney and Dua Lipa, Muller’s band take the stage and slowly build on the anticipation. The opening chords of Nails So Long …

Key Club is the host this evening for The Hara’s UK Headline 2022 tour. The Hara are an alt rock band who, in spite of the pandemic, have gone on to increase their listeners and profile dramatically over the last few years, securing radio plays and also getting that blue tick on social media. They …

There’s already a buzz in Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club by the time Baby Queen hits the stage, a bundle of neon coloured energy. The 24 year old London based singer hits her stride from the off, covering the stage and connecting with the audience with immediate effect. It’s an accomplished opening, especially given this is …

This evening marked the rescheduled gig at Leeds O2 Academy for Echo and the Bunnymen. Formed in 1978, this gig is part of their 40-year anniversary tour – presumably something went a little awry with the calculations there, but with all the Covid postponements of the last few years, I’m not sure anyone in the …

This is something of a homecoming for Kawala who formed in 2014 at Leeds College of Music, literally a stones throw from The Wardrobe where they kicked off their 2022 tour tonight, supporting their first album Better With You. Entering the stage with a bang, frontmen Jim Higson and Daniel McCarthy certainly made an impression. Jim …

Having a career that spans over three decades is a feat for any band, especially in 2022 but Welsh kings of pop rock Stereophonics are still going strong 25 years after their debut album. Leeds Arena is a funny old venue, it obviously hosts around 10,000 fans but, because of the crescent shaping of the …

By Izzy Clayton Leeds is the third stop for the four-piece rock band Crawlers on their sold out UK tour. The last 12 months have seen the band go from strength to strength with their break-out 2021 hit ‘Come over (Again)’ having over 25 million streams on Spotify, culminating in the band signing with Polydor …

Ever had that feeling you’ve forgotten something? Maybe you’ve left the house and forgotten to put something on? “Good evening Leeds. We’re Half-Naked!” was the greeting from Barenaked Ladies lead singer, Ed Robertson. Missing two of their regular 4 piece lineup (due to COVID), Ed and drummer Tyler Stewart have decided to carry on with …

By Izzy Clayton Topping off a gloriously sunny day, it was down to the basement at Hyde Park Book Club to catch the wonderfully self-titled ‘Masked Drag Monster’, Lynks. The Leeds show also marked the halfway point of the 2022 tour.  Opening the show was STRAIGHT GIRL, an electropunk artist based locally in Leeds. As …