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The best magazine for popular music in Leicester –
gigs, bands, singers, metal, hip-hop artists – we cover it all.

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Year by year

Coming soon – our annual canter through what made Leicester one of the country’s best destinations for live music. In progress now – Leicester in 2016.

Music month by month

Music in September

Music in October

Music in November

Music in December

Time to get your band on

A new year means a new list.

Get your Leicester band listed on MIL by completing our on-line form.

See which band are on the list already.


songwriters, rappers, instrumentalists and acoustic duos

Toby Joe Leonard at the Jukebox December 2016. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

are celebrated on our new page that lists the ones we know about from Leicester; still many more to come though.

Gone but never will be forgotten

Linear’s last gig, December 2016

Linear hang up their guitars for good.

for links to all our monthly roundups this year go to the contents page –

Contents | Bands | Festivals | Metal sceneNews for 2016 | Editorial | Latest articles

Notes and current awareness about national bands and artists.

Open-mic nights in Leicester and Leicestershire

Latest record reviews


Always a new band to discover

Escapade at Firebug, December 2016

Bands may come and bands may go but there are always some new kids on the block

Abandon Her at the Jukebox, December 2016. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Abandon Her at the Jukebox, December 2016. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Can’t believe how quickly the year has gone.

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