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25th September

Band of the Month

We celebrate Leicester punk band The Budgie Smugglers

The Budgie Smugglers at The Donkey, 24th September 2016. Photo:  Kevin Gaughan.

The Budgie Smugglers at The Donkey, 24th September 2016. Photo: Kevin Gaughan.

Read our feature article on The Budgie Smugglers.

17th September

Music to move people

Jonezy at The Y Theatre, September 2016

Jonezy at The Y Theatre, September 2016

MIL was at The Y Theatre to see Jonezy and a full programme of bands and singers supporting a good cause.

Read about Heart & Soul of Leicester.

September’s live music is available now

at The Shed, 6th September. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Flip Like Wilson at The Shed, 6th September. Photo by Kevin Gaughan.

Read our reviews of gigs this month.

Record Reviews

Pocket Watch by Trilogy album cover

Pocket Watch by Trilogy album cover

We turn our attention to the recorded music of bands and artists from Leicester.

Calder

Calder McLaughlin performing at the Musician pub during the obs finale in 2013

Calder McLaughlin performing at the Musician pub during the obs finale in 2013

We celebrate the work of one of our finest singers.

Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival 2016

Caribbean Carnival 2016

Music formed a key part of this year’s carnival as dancers moved around the streets and artists performed on stages at Victoria park.

See the report on Arts in Leicester Magazine.

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