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August 2017
Saturday 19 August

Simon Honeyboy Hickling

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Sunday 20 August

Ali Clinton

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Sunday 20 August

Ash

O2 Academy Leicester, Percy Gee Building, University Road LE1 7RH United Kingdom + Google Map

Following the 20th anniversary of their debut number 1 album, 1977, last year, Ash return with a must-see headline show this summer.

Monday 21 August

The City Acoustic Club

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Tuesday 22 August

Tricot, Ash Mammal & Guests

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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TRICOT is a Japanese all-female alternative rock band formed in historical and cultural city Kyoto in Sep 1, 2010. They started to expand their career in Asia, Europe and North America in 2014 and 2015. The band develops a unusual and distinctive sound that consists harmonization of pop and emotional vocals with that complex rhythm. Although the members are not familiar with math rock and such harmonization is not created on purpose.

Tuesday 22 August

Karl Blau

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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A Northwest indie hero, Blau channels darkness and hope in a cinematic collection of Nashville country hits from the 1960’s and 70’s.

Tuesday 22 August

Open Mic with Rhett Barrow

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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Friday 25 August

Ryley Walker

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Friday 25 August

The Blue Carpet Band, Mystery Action and Jesuscarfish

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Friday 25 August

Missing Mile

Manhattan 34, 34-38 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RD United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 August

Laura Gibson

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Both literary and raw, with a love of a traditional folk music and a bent towards experimentation, multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter Laura Gibson has toured four continents, and is a frequent collaborator. She just recently received an MFA in Fiction Writing from Hunter College, while working on her forth release, the wise and vulnerable "Empire Builder", which Pitchfork called her best record to date.

Saturday 26 August

Myoptik Summer Art Sound Ceremony

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1RE United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 August - Sunday 27 August

Journeys Weekender (Part of Journeys Festival International)

Jubilee Square, Jubilee Square
Leicester, LE15LD United Kingdom
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A free festival weekend that celebrates influences and talent from around the world in one weekend. Jubilee Square will be transformed into a vibrant melting pot with a main stage of world music delights, street food and hands on creative workshops influenced by every corner of the globe.

Saturday 26 August

BMF666 Metal Alldayer

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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Sunday 27 August

Nadia Reid

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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"Reid is a remarkably talent, assured, clever and confident singer-songwriter..... a devastating youthful wisdom that gives her songs a feeling of lasting profundity." The Guardian

Sunday 27 August

August Bank Holiday Alldayer

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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Monday 28 August

Sam Coe & The Long Shadows

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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Modern Country band from Norwich, Norfolk.

Wednesday 30 August

Lincoln Durham

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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Thursday 31 August

The Psychadelic Filbets

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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September 2017
Friday 1 September//8:00 pm

Musicgooroo presents: Red Tape

Saturday 2 September//7:30 pm

Viva Morrissey

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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Viva Morrissey tribute includes classic Smiths songs, alongside Morrissey's best known and most loved solo material

Saturday 2 September//8:00 pm

Real Magic (Queen Tribute)

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Saturday 2 September//8:00 pm

Musicians Against Homelessness

A national campaign endorsed by Alan McGee raising vital funds for Crisis

Saturday 2 September//8:00 pm

Nick Aslam and The Rebel City Revival

Pi Bar, 1 Norman St
Leicester, LE3 0BA United Kingdom
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Saturday 2 September//8:00 pm

Vault Cracker

3 DJs playing the best funk, soul, disco, motown and reggae tunes, free entry all night long

Monday 4 September//7:30 pm

Drinks and Jams

Half open mic / half gig. Live streamed via Facebook from 9pm!

Monday 4 September//8:00 pm

The City Acoustic club

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Tuesday 5 September

Joy Room

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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London based four piece Joy Room bonded over a mutual love for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and watching The Last Waltz.

Tuesday 5 September//7:30 pm

Open Mic with Rhett Barrow

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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One of the city's best loved Open Mic nights every Tuesday hosted by legendary local musician Rhett Barrow.

Wednesday 6 September//12:00 am

Swing Social

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Wednesday 6 September//7:00 pm

Open Hype

2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Leicester, LE3 5NH United Kingdom
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A Free Monthly Open Mic For Rappers, Singers And Poets To Showcase Material, Perform To An Audience And Get On Stage

Thursday 7 September//8:00 pm

Vic Goddard + Helen McCookery Book

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Friday 8 September

Circe’s Diner & Elysian

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Friday 8 September

Part Chimp & Guests

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Part Chimp is an English rock band from Camberwell, London.

Friday 8 September

Never The Bride

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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Friday 8 September//7:30 pm

Circe’s Diner with support from Elysian

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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A night of candlelit piano pop and brilliant song writing presented by Dave & Doug, who play the odd song, bicker a bit and try to be funny.Circe’s Diner are two talented, glamorous ladies from Bristol. Described by Hidden Herd as “In three words? Quirky. Folk. Glamour. Vocalist Bronte Shande’s jazzy-folk tones perfectly complement the vintage coo of alternate lead Rosina Buck above the wondrous arrangements.” Supported by Leicester acoustic duo Elysian, citing their unique and special blend of jazz…

Friday 8 September//8:00 pm

Ska Night Supporting Musicians Against Homelessness

2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Leicester, LE3 5NH United Kingdom
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Supporting the wonderful charity Crisis, who are in their 50th anniversary year.

Friday 8 September//8:00 pm

Fleetingwood Mac

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Friday 8 September//8:00 pm

Grumble Bee, Chapter and Verse & Toby Joe Leonard

Free entry show featuring one of the UK's top alternative acoustic artists

Saturday 9 September//12:00 am

We Three and The Death Rattle

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Saturday 9 September//7:30 pm

Musicians against homlessness

The Soundhouse, 28 Southampton Street
Leicester, LE1 1SJ United Kingdom
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some of the best local talent as part of ‘Musicians Against Homelessness’ – proceeds of which go to the Crisis charity.

Saturday 9 September//8:00 pm

U2 Tribe ( U2 Tribute)

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Saturday 9 September//8:00 pm

Double Denim Live

The UK’s top Rock N Roll club night with live bands and DJs

Saturday 9 September//8:00 pm

Stevie Jones and The Wildfires

Pi Bar, 1 Norman St
Leicester, LE3 0BA United Kingdom
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Saturday 9 September//10:00 pm

Fishead Birthday Party

2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Leicester, LE3 5NH United Kingdom
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Sunday 10 September//4:00 pm

Raas Garba

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Open to amateur performers from communities in the UK, the event welcomes the whole community and gives young people a chance to perform on stage.

Sunday 10 September//7:30 pm

Lauren Lovejoy + Guests

Pi Bar, 1 Norman St
Leicester, LE3 0BA United Kingdom
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Sunday 10 September//8:00 pm

Marcus Malone Band

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Monday 11 September//8:00 pm

The Real McKenzies + The Brandy Thieves

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Monday 11 September//8:00 pm

Drinks and Jams

Half open mic / half gig. Live streamed via Facebook from 9pm!

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