ThatWasAugust

31st August 2014

That was August

Live music in Leicester in August 2014

Sunday 31st

Steve Faulkner plays at Sloanes Bar

Steve Faulkner at Sloanes Bar

Steve Faulkner at Sloanes Bar

Singer Steve does a three hour non-stopper of popular songs.

Saturday 30th

Miss Marty with Hollyoaks actor PJ Brennan Pride 2012

Miss Marty with Hollyoaks actor PJ Brennan Pride 2012

Singers, dancers and bands perform on the main stage at Leicester Pride with Lisa Lashes in the headline slot.

See the report on Arts in Leicester

Friday 29th

Casin Empire

Casino Empire

Murmur, Casino Empire, Ash Mammal, Over the House at The Soundhouse.

Monday 25th

The Leicester Mela

Rapper LackyC was back again this year on the stage at the Clock Tower.

Sunday 24th

Dancers at the launch of the City Festival

Dancers at the launch of the City Festival

City Festival main stage at Humberstone Gate.

Read the report of the City Festival on Arts in Leicester.

This year the City Festival featured a large main stage in Humberstone Gate; several local artists were on it including Jonezy, Joe Doyle, Kevin Hewick, Mia and The Moon  and Bizzie Dixon.

Rhett Barrow City Festival

Rhett Barrow
City Festival

The stage opened with a performance by Rhett Barrow.

Read our report on the City Festival

Siobhan Mazzei.

Siobhan Mazzei Photo Keith Jobey

Siobhan Mazzei
Photo Keith Jobey

Siobhan Mazzie at Thornton. Read our review.

Jonezy at BeaconFest

Jonezy's set at the Brush Jubilee event Photo: Mat Borland

Jonezy’s set at the Brush Jubilee event
Photo: Mat Borland

Singers at The Shed.

Joe Connor at The Shed

Joe Connor at The Shed

Singers and bands at The Shed

Saturday 23rd

The Cosmopolitan Carnival 2014

The Cosmopolitan Carnival 2014

Cosmopolitan Carnival took place in the City Centre with bands, musicians, dancers and artists of all kinds.

Friday 22nd

Billy Chamberlain from The Bench That Rocked Photo: Mat Borland

Billy Chamberlain from The Bench That Rocked
Photo: Mat Borland

Glastonbudget auditions at The Shed with The Bench That Rocked

Tuesday 19th

Ruthie Coles was at the Barley Mow

Rhett Barrow at the Soundhouse

Monday 18th

Kevin Hewick

Kevin Hewick City Festival

Kevin Hewick
City Festival

Kevin Hewick was at The Musician

Saturday 16th

Launch of the City Festival

Launch of the City Festival

City Festival Launch with band and dancers took place at The Clock Tower. Mayor Soulsby welcomed people and then Paraiso Samba dancers and their band entertained people.

Read our report on the City Festival on Arts in Leicester magazine.

Stop That Train headlined a show at the Cookie Jar

Elizabeth Cornish August 2014 Photo Keith Jobey

Elizabeth Cornish August 2014
Photo Keith Jobey

Elizabeth Cornish at the Musician

The Simpletones played at Duffy’s Bar

Canadian Band Double Experience

Canadian Band Double Experience

Double Experience at the Soundhouse

A band from Canada stopped to play at The Soundhouse as part of their UK tour

Friday 15th

Beneath The Lights at The Shed

Beneath The Lights at The Shed

Beneath the Lights at The Shed

Thursday 14th

Radio Active at The shed

Radio Active at The shed

Young bands showcase at The Shed plus
Leicester Promotions gig in the basement

Sunday 10th
Strawberry Fields Festival

Saturday 9th
Strawberry Fields Festival

Friday 8th
Strawberry Fields Festival

Neon Sarcastic at The Shed

Neon Sarcastic at The Shed

Neon Sarcastic at The Shed

Sunday 3rd

Steam traction engine at the Brush jubilee event. Photo: Mat Borland

Steam traction engine at the Brush jubilee event.
Photo: Mat Borland

Loughborough – bands and singers at the Brush Silver Jubilee

Saturday 2nd August

Ronin The Shed, August 2nd

Ronin
The Shed, August 2nd

Music First Promotions birthday show at The Shed.

Read our report.

Caribbean Carnival

Read the report on Arts in Leicester
Cosby Big Love Festival day 2

Friday 1st
Cosby Big Love Festival day 1

See also:

Sionhan Mazzie

Casino Empire

Elizabeth Cornish at The Musician

Music First Promotions celebrates its birthday