Gigs Listing

Forthcoming gigs

in Leicester and Leicestershire.

compiled by Music In Leicester staff.

Page updated: 17th August 2017

The listing provided here is not intended to be a fully comprehensive list of every gig that is coming up in Leicester. However, it is hoped that it becomes the place to check to see what is on in Leicester, but bear in mind that it is only provided through the voluntary effort of the Music In Leicester team collating and inputting the data.

Always check the venue’s information as schedules can change right up until the gig happens.

The attention of venue owners and promoters of shows is drawn to our message to them on our About Us Page.

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 AUGUST 2017

Thursday 17th August.

  • The Musician.  Chris Conway + Andy Griffiths + Steve Parker.
  • The Donkey.  Anny Celsi & Nelson Bragg with Duncan Maitland + The Junipers.

Friday 18th August.

  • The Musician.  The Bronsons + The Wilbur Project.
  • The Donkey.  The Ska 45’s.
  • Dryden Street Social.  Resin + Temple Of Lies + Fractions.
  • Pi Bar.  Skirt + Gunk + Fivehead.  Free entry.

Saturday 19th August.

  • The Soundhouse.  Revival + Luke Austin.  Free entry.  2pm start.
  • The Criterion.  Cliff Bywater.  Free entry.  3pm start.
  • The Musician.  Simon ‘Honeyboy’ Hickling,
  • The Soundhouse.  Mellor + Jimmy Amnesia + Kynch + Kane Harlow.
  • The Shed.  Her Burden.
  • Duffy’s.  Try Subversion + Gestalt + Ghosts Of Dead Air Planes.

Sunday 20th August.

  • The Soundhouse.  Michael Vickers + Tom Iliffe + Nicole Bradley + Steve Parker.  Free entry.  2pm start.
  • The Musician.  Ali Clinton.
  • Academy.  Ash + Get Inuit.
  • The Shed.  Damage Protocol.
  • Natterjacks.  Mikey Kerslake + Fullfathom5 + Ailsa Gray.  Free entry.
  • Pi Bar.  Open mic featuring Jazz Defector.  Free entry.

Monday 21st August.

  • The Musician.  City acoustic club.

Tuesday 22nd August.

  • The Musician.  Karl Blau + Mountaintop Junkshop + Hope In High Water.
  • Firebug.  Tricot + Ash Mammal + Vasudeva + Zyweth.

Wednesday 23rd August.

  • Nothing on.

Thursday 24th August.

  • Duffy’s.  Kirk Brandon.

Friday 25th August.

  • The Shed.  Jonah Matranga + Weallfallsilent + Sophia Dady + Darren Jilks.
  • The Musician.  Ryley Walker + Bill MacKay.
  • The Donkey.  Kate Bush tribute.  Free entry.
  • The Soundhouse.  Captain Accident and the Disasters.
  • Pi Bar.  Strange Blues + Slim Louis + Izi Phoenix.  Free entry.
  • The Criterion.  The Happy Fridays.

Saturday 26th August.

  • The Criterion.  Carole Palmer.  Free entry.  3pm start.
  • The Musician.  Laura Gibson.
  • Firebug.  Metal All Dayer.
  • The Shed.  Blur2 + Pulp’d.

Sunday 27th August.

  • The Soundhouse.  Gazelle.  Free entry.  2pm start.
  • The Musician.  Nadia Reid.
  • Firebug.  All Dayer with Goldwater + GuRu + Last Edition + Sophia Marshall + Speaking In Italics + The Whiskey Rebellion.  Free entry.
  • The Donkey.  Tanni Browne.
  • The Cookie.  Neon Waltz.
  • The Shed.  Pop punk pizza party.  Free entry.

Monday 28th August.

  • Firebug.  Sam Coe & The Long Shadows.

Tuesday 29th August.

  • The Shed.  First Blood + Drawn In + Full Contact + Bar Fight.

Wednesday 30th August.

  • The Musician.  The Horsenecks.

Thursday 31st August.

  • The Musician.  Sly and the Family Drone.
  • The Cookie.  Band Of Skulls.
  • The Shed.  The Trend + Head In The Sky + Stillwave.


Friday 1st September.

  • The Soundhouse.  The Chessmen.
  • The Musician.  Gwyn Ashton.
  • The Criterion.  Mama Don’t Allow.

Saturday 2nd September.

  • The Criterion.  Andy Robbins.  Free entry.  3pm start.
  • The Soundhouse.  Viva Morissey.
  • The Musician.  Real Magic (Queen tribute).
  • The Cookie.  Traps.
  • The Shed.  Musicians Against Homelessness.

Sunday 3rd September.

  • The Donkey.  Backbeat Drivers (covers).  4pm start.
  • The Cookie.  Glitterfest with Kermes + Jitterz + more.
  • Natterjacks.  Will Harding + Jane Orton + Emily Carr.  Free entry.

Monday 4th September.

  • The Musician.  City acoustic club.

Tuesday 5th September.

  • The Cookie.  Joy Room.

Wednesday 6th September.

  • Nothing on.

Thursday 7th September.

  • The Musician.  Vic Goddard + The Bitter Springs + Helen McCookerybook.

Friday 8th September.

  • The Soundhouse.  Never The Bride.
  • The Cookie.  Part Chimp.
  • The Shed.  Grumble Bee + Chapter & Verse.  Free entry.

Saturday 9th September.

  • The Cookie.  We Three And The Death Rattle + Courtney Askey.
  • The Musician.  U2 Tribe (tribute).
  • The Soundhouse.  Musicians Against Homelessness.
  • Firebug.  The Lab + Supercrazybrain + Yodaclub + Joe Smith.
  • Natterjacks.  The Fraud (covers).  Free entry.

Sunday 10th September.

  • The Musician.  Marcus Malone Band + Attila Vural.
  • The Exchange.  Mia and the Moon.
  • Natterjacks.  Andrea Kenny.  Free entry.

Monday 11th September.

  • The Musician.  The Real McEnzies + The Brandy Thieves.

Tuesday 12th September.

  • The Musician.  The Rails.
  • The Cookie.  James Yuill.

Wednesday 13th September.

  • The Soundhouse.  And Yet It Moves + Avalanche Party.

Thursday 14th September.

  • The Musician.  The Willows + Red Herrings.

Friday 15th September.

  • The Donkey.  Crazyhead + Mystery Action.
  • The Musician.  Weller Unplugged (tribute).
  • Firebug.  Traps + JSP + The Racketeers + Mountainjam + The Clarendons.
  • The Shed Vault.  Brawlers + The Family + Waco.  Free entry.

Saturday 16th September.

  • The Soundhouse.  Ming City Rockers.  Free entry.
  • The Musician.  Stipe (tribute).
  • Academy.  Soul II Soul
  • The Cookie.  Barns Courtney.
  • The Shed.  Anoa + Jouska + Super73.  Free entry.

Sunday 17th September.

  • The Musician.  Sean Taylor + Les Hayden.


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See also:

See our new list of live music venues in Leicester, as of April 2017