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February 2018

Reviews of live music gigs in February 2018Read More

2015 Review of the year

Review of the gigs of 2015Read More


Thursday 23rd July 2015

Pi Bar

We saw: Chasing Deer, Ladies, French Leave and Rebel Westerns.

Emperor Penguin Productions put on the show tonight and Nile McGregor was on the sound desk. Pi Bar, in Narborough Road, is a popular venue and its free entry shows are a draw people who like good live music. It always seems to be full.

Chasing Deer

Chasing Deer when they were in Leicester for the gig at Pi Bar

Chasing Deer when they were in Leicester for the gig at Pi Bar

I saw Chasing Deer at The Shed in June and noted: ‘Chasing Deer played Pompeii – Bastille’s much-loved song that I have heard from many acts before. Many of you will be able to sing

And the walls kept tumbling down
In the city that we love
Great clouds roll over the hills
Bringing darkness from above

Even though I have heard this before – for example from the acapella group The Simpl...

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June 2015

MIL’s round-up of live music

for June 2015

Each month we  look at some of Leicester’s live music.

Trevor Locke looks back at the music, gigs, shows, festivals, singers and bands that made June another huge month for Leicester.

Tuesday 30th June

Quite a varied day for music! On the hottest day of June, Leicester basked in a mini-heatwave. So, it was a good evening to pay a visit to the Soundhouse for the open-mic night.  Tonight’s line-up was opened by Joe Doyle (aka Homeless Shakespeare) who sang some songs, with his usual highly individual voice, and also told the audience about his showing coming up on Saturday at The Soundhouse (there’s more about this on Facebook.) Joe told his audience to expect “violent grindcore and free cupcakes”, at least that’s what I thought he said...

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April 2015

Our round-up of live music

in April 2015

Our monthly look at some of Leicester’s live music.

NEW. We will now use the monthly round-up pages to list shows that we will be reviewing and to publicise shows that we think will be good. This replaces our page called Gigs list.

The list of (what were) forthcoming shows has moved down the page.


Wednesday 29th April

We went to The Shed to see Matt Humphries, The Reckless Youth, Evanstar, Eva Plays Dead and Patriot Rebel.
The Reckless Youth were at the O2’s scholar bar at the weekend.  Here is our review.

The Reckless Youth at The O2 Photo RhinoFeroSs

The Reckless Youth at The O2
Photo RhinoFeroSs

Tonight TRY played their own songs: Reckless Youth, Sinners in Disguise, This is Home, Lone Soldier, Evening Cabaret and Hearts, Fires, Animals.  The band members are:  Ash Wright – Voca...

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