Venues list

Leicester music venues 2013

Permanent live music venues in Leicester as at June 2016

The Shed, we were told, will close from 1st January for several months while refurbishment is carried out; watch for a news announcement when we know the date on which it will re-open. It reopened in April 2017 under new management.

The Shed, Yeoman Street
The Shed, Yeoman Street

Cookie Jar – in the High Street.

Donkey – Welford Road.

Firebug – in Millstone Lane.

Music Cafe – in New Park Street, near Braunstone Gate.

Musician – in Grafton Street West.

O2 Academy – near Leicester University.

Pi Bar – Narborough Road.

The Soundhouse – in Southampton Street.

Sumo – in Braunstone Gate.

There are lots of other venues that put on live music – pubs, cafes, theatres – from time to time. Facebook is the best place to look for these (see links below.)

The Soundhouse, Leicester
The Soundhouse, Leicester

See our page listing forthcoming live music gigs in Leicester

See our page on open-mic and acoustic nights in Leicester and Leicestershire.