Archive for the ‘LEICESTER CITY VENUES’ Category



Cheatahs headlined the “What Became Of  Us” festival weekend of great Indie Bands in Leicester, Cheatahs are a London based band recently released their debut album after some great single , I really expect this band to be huge



Palace the London based band are about to release their debut EP due out this week the band are steadily gaining good reviews by word of mouth, Bluesy indie Rock with brooding reverb ridden guitars and amazingly good vocals, darkly beautiful with theatrical melodies, Another band that should be a festival favourite next summer,



The superbly talented singer songwriter Marika Hackman performs for the Cologne based in Germany “Cardinal Sessions” Marika has recently played as support for Alt-J. Her quiet and fragile songs with the quality of her voice and songwriting is hypnotic, Marika will have a new album out early in 2015, There is also a headlining UK tour during November. check out a new track “Drown”.




A new track from Erland and the Carnival taken from the new album “Closing Time” the band will be at the Musician in Leicester on Thursday 16th October this track has one Mr Paul Weller on guitar,


As Elephants Are an indie band from Aylesbury in Bucks this is from the new EP due out in November capturing their live sound this has a great guitar riff with soaring vocals, they can be seen at the Cookie Jar in leicester in early November



Ryan Adams has announced a new EP with a Halloween theme titled “Vampires” released on his own PAX-AM label with one track named “Clown Asylum” and others “Magic Flag”, “Surburbia” and the title track “Vampires” due for release 28th October, Earlier this year his 14th studio album was released plus two singles as part of his 7″ music issues “1984” and “Jacksonville”.
Alt-Country Ryan Adams has announced an extensive UK tour starting in February 2015, Adams will be at Leicester De Montfort Hall February 21st

Following their critical and commercial success of last year’s debut album and after extensive touring throug out last year and over the last eighteen months Public Broadcasting Services have a new album for release next year in February 2015 titled “THE RACE FOR SPACE”. The only appropriate place to debut the new album is at the National Space Centre in Leicester on the 26/27th February. The Album Recorded at the Pool Studio and Abbey Road Studios in London, with exclusive footage from the British Film Institute the new album will tell the story of the American and Russian Space Race from 1957-1972 their guitar driven electronica. propulsive drumming and the spoken word samples prove these shows should be something special.




A track taken from the “Ancient Lights” EP featuring the wonderful vocals of Sophie Jamieson showing off both their vocals to great effect. Sophie Jamieson is supporting Pale Seas at the cookie Jar in Leicester



Counting Crows are about to tour the UK in support of a newly released album “Somewhere Under Wonderland” their seventh studio album the first studio album since 2008 album “Saturday Night and Sunday Mornings” the band will be playing at Leicester De Montfort Hall on 8th November this is a clip from their recent session for “Front and Center” in New York. there is lots of piano and wonderful guitar textures and moments of the band rocking out the music weaving within Adams soulful vocal and lyrics full of stories.

christian bland



with a new album out September 22nd titled “The Unseen Obscene Green” Christian Bland is a guitarist vocalist with the band The Black Angels, dripping with kaleidscopic imagery and psychedelic rock particulary 1968 style his own named band The Revelators from Austin Texas are on a short European and UK tour playing the liverpool Psychedelica Festival in Liverpool This coming weekend on the 26/27th of September and a local date at The Musician in Leicester on Wednesday 24th September.