Category 2013

Stars of Leicester

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Jaws at the O2

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2013: music festivals

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2013 – our pick of the gigs

We look back at 2013

and make our selection of its live music highlights

See our main listing of forthcoming gigs

Part 1 – Live music reviews 2013

Thank you to many people who suggested which gigs stood out for them.   We have not included all of them but we have certainly put in those that attracted more than one nomination.

For local festivals see the home page of the Festivals Section

In 2013 Leicester permanent live music venues* included The Cookie Jar, The Donkey, The Firebug, Lock42, The Musician, Leicester O2 Academy, The Music Cafe, The Shed, The Soundhouse and Sumo.  Out of the City the Vic at Coalville was one of the few venues to have a fixed live music stage.

* Permanent live music venues are those that are used solely for live music or for which live music plays a key role...

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