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January 2018
Wednesday 24 January//7:30 pm

Choir Night

Upstairs @ The Western, 70 Western Rd
Leicester, LE3 0GA United Kingdom
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The best of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland choirs on stage for a night of sweet harmonies

Thursday 25 January//7:30 pm

Emily Saunders

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Emily's self-styled Latin Mix - a London twist on upbeat Samba and Baiao tunes, combines spirited grooves, driving basslines and sultry ballads with splashes of Drum & Bass and 60's jazz.

Thursday 25 January//8:00 pm

Emily Saunders

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Emily's self-styled Latin Mix - a London twist on upbeat Samba and Baiao tunes, combines spirited grooves, driving basslines and sultry ballads with splashes of Drum & Bass and 60's jazz.

Friday 26 January//8:00 pm

Bootleg Blondie

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Bootleg Blondie are Europe’s official Deborah Harry & Blondie tribute band and are the only Blondie tribute to play at the legendary CBGBs.

Saturday 27 January//7:30 pm

The Brew

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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One of Europe's most potent rock acts, combining the musicianship of classic rock with youthful energy and a brash, contemporary outlook.

Saturday 27 January//7:30 pm

Resin Events present Ballsdeep & King Leviathan

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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Sunday 28 January//3:00 pm

Roger Pugh

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Album launch show featuring a cast of local musicians.

Sunday 28 January//4:00 pm

Sally Barker

The Donkey, 203 Welford Rd
Leicester, LE2 6BH United Kingdom
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Sally Barker has been around for decades but her voice just gets better with age. Whether she is singing to seven million on the final of TV's 'The Voice' or to 7 people in a local folk club Sally is the consummate professional.

Monday 29 January//7:30 pm

Blue Rose Code

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Blue Rose Code is as slippery as an eel; a genre dodger; a mess of influences and contradictions. This rare display of soul and emotion will not be boxed, a sign of something special.

Monday 29 January//8:00 pm

City Acoustic Club

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Tuesday 30 January//7:30 pm

Flamingods

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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International Psych Explorers Flamingods make their Leicester debut.

Wednesday 31 January//8:00 pm

Kent DuChaine

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Kent has a ferociously wild slide technique that exudes a frenzied power and he can switch gears in the wink of an eye to play some beautiful acoustic melodies.

February 2018
Thursday 1 February//7:00 pm

The Sherlocks

O2 Academy Leicester, Percy Gee Building, University Road LE1 7RH United Kingdom + Google Map
Friday 2 February//8:00 pm

Renegades (Thin Lizzy tribute)

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Renegades are four mega-talented, Midlands-based musicians with one thing in common; an undying love of the timeless and unforgettable music of Irish superstar rock band Thin Lizzy.

Saturday 3 February//4:00 pm

Legend of the Sky

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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The Philharmonia Orchestra joins with Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service for an concert celebrating the extraordinary achievements of the music service over the last 70 years. This ambitious new commission offers music lovers the opportunity to experience the full forces of a massed choir, orchestral ensemble, steel pans, sitar players of over 250 young people from across the city and county alongside members of the Philharmonia: a seamless blend that celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the local area.

Saturday 3 February//7:00 pm

The Damned

O2 Academy Leicester, Percy Gee Building, University Road LE1 7RH United Kingdom + Google Map
Saturday 3 February//8:00 pm

Bootleg Boss

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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A Springsteen fan for 25 years, he has lived and breathed the spirit of the New Jersey landscape and developed an amazing way of delivering the classic hits of the Boss.

Saturday 3 February//8:00 pm

Sea Girls

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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Embarking on their first UK tour Sea Girls, have been making waves with their single 'Call Me Out'

Sunday 4 February//3:00 pm

Bardi Symphony Orchestra

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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This concert features the first of Beethoven’s great romantic symphonies, the ‘Eroica’ and a performance of Sibelius’s virtuosic Violin Concerto by rising star Tamsin Waley-Cohen. The afternoon gets off to a rousing start with Mozart’s overture to his opera ‘The Magic Flute’.

Sunday 4 February//4:00 pm

Strange Blues

The Donkey, 203 Welford Rd
Leicester, LE2 6BH United Kingdom
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Strange Blues have earned a reputation as a blistering live act, gigging steadily around the East Midlands.

Sunday 4 February//8:00 pm

Kevin Hewick

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Sunday 4 February//8:00 pm

Haus

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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HAUS are a 5 piece from North London with Indie Rock and Alternative influences. Members include Sam Kelly Daniel Hylton-Nuamah, Lyle Simpson, Ellis Mortimer, and Ashley Mulimba.

Monday 5 February//7:30 pm

The Blinders

The Cookie, 68 The High Street
Leicester, LE1 5YP United Kingdom
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The band attempts to be in your face at all times, smelting loud and visceral political punk rock with enigmatic, psychedelic poetry and tones'

Tuesday 6 February//7:00 pm

Rat Boy

O2 Academy Leicester, Percy Gee Building, University Road LE1 7RH United Kingdom + Google Map
Wednesday 7 February//7:30 pm

Philharmonia Orchestra

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra isn’t just a magnificent showpiece for 80 world-class musicians. It’s a salute to the human spirit by a composer in exile: filled with bold colours, supercharged dance-tunes and moments of piercing emotional honesty.

Wednesday 7 February//8:00 pm

Orphan Colours

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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After the indefinite hiatus in 2013 of UK alt country outfit Ahab, song writer Steven Llewellyn went on to form his own band with the help of Ahab originator Dave Burn.

Thursday 8 February//8:00 pm

Jess & The Bandits

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Jess and the Bandits are back with a brand new album and UK tour.

Friday 9 February//8:00 pm

Korn Again

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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After forming just seven years ago, Korn Again have wasted no time in cementing their claim as the world's greatest Korn tribute act.

Friday 9 February//8:30 pm

Mercury Queen tribute

The Donkey, 203 Welford Rd
Leicester, LE2 6BH United Kingdom
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Saturday 10 February//8:00 pm

Creedance Clearwater Review

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Creedence Clearwater Review take you on a swamp-rockin' musical journey through the years of CCR.

Saturday 10 February//8:00 pm

Jackie Oates

The Guildhall, 11-15 Guildhall Lane
Leicester, LE1 5FQ United Kingdom
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Double Folk Award winner Jackie Oates and member of the folk super-group The Imagined Village.

Sunday 11 February//8:00 pm

Catfish

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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British Blues Award winners Catfish have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal frontman in 22 year old guitarist/vocalist Matt Long who plays with a real passion for the blues.

Monday 12 February//7:30 pm

UK Pun Championships

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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A total sell out for the last four years, The UK Pun Championships returns to De Montfort Hall as the culmination of #UKPunDay. Celebrating the great British pun with contestants from across the UK.

Monday 12 February//8:00 pm

Hope In High Water + Sophia Marshall

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Hope in High Water are an Americana duo based in Milton Keynes. 'Never Settle’, their new album, encapsulates the wanderlust and sense of movement that carries through their music and their lives.

Tuesday 13 February//7:00 pm

Free Throw

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

Nashville emo-punk outfit Free Throw established themselves in 2012 and quickly become a fixture of the D.I.Y. circuit of basement and house shows. Now they take the UK by storm.

Thursday 15 February//8:00 pm

Solitaire (Carpenters tribute)

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Solitaire Carpenters tribute pays homage to the illustrious music of Karen and Richard Carpenter, with authenticity to their music at the heart of the show.

Friday 16 February//8:00 pm

London Calling (Clash tribute)

The Donkey, 203 Welford Rd
Leicester, LE2 6BH United Kingdom
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Saturday 17 February//8:00 pm

Black Country Community

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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A four-piece band from the West Midlands performing a heavy mix of rock, blues and soul from the Glenn Hughes and friends family tree.

Sunday 18 February//7:00 pm

The Xcerts

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

Three piece rock band originally formed in Aberdeen, come to Leicester just under a month after their new album ''Hold On To Your Herat' is released!

Sunday 18 February//8:00 pm

Alex Cornish

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Classic and inventive singer songwriting, top notch piano playing, beautiful backing from his band and stories from the road.

Tuesday 20 February//7:30 pm

The Classic Rock Show

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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As testimony to the ever increasing popularity of classic rock music, the critically acclaimed live show The Classic Rock Show, returns to the UK in January and February 2018 to bring us, Guitar Greats - World Tour 2018, an amazing new live production, celebrating the world’s greatest guitarists.

Tuesday 20 February//8:00 pm

Brooke Bentham + Phol

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Touching upon themes of frustrated relationships, reaching a point when everything is static and feeling unfulfilled, her music possesses the epic alt rock journeying of War On Drugs or Ryan Adams with the added emotional vocal depths of Sharon Van Etten or Angel Olsen.

Thursday 22 February//7:00 pm

Alvvays

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

Indie-pop heroes, Alvvays are making their Leicester in February and will play the historic Academy 2 hot on the heels their second album, Antisocialites, that was released early September!

Friday 23 February//7:30 pm

Mark Nevin

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Former Fairground Attraction member.

Friday 23 February//7:30 pm

Paul Carrack

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Paul Carrack, legendary Sheffield-born singer, songwriter and former frontman of Ace, Squeeze and Mike & The Mechanics returns to the road with his band. Undoubtedly a key figure in British pop history, a Paul Carrack show is truly something very special.

Saturday 24 February//3:00 pm

Leicester Indie Pop Alldayer

Firebug, 1 Millstone Lane
Leicester, LE1 5JN United Kingdom
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Saturday 24 February//7:00 pm

High Tyde

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

With a sold out Cookie show under their belt and and huge support slots with The HUNNA and Rat Boy, High Tyde are destined for greatness.

Saturday 24 February//7:30 pm

Jonathan Pie

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Jonathan Pie, the frustrated news reporter is back, attempting to host a night of serious discussions on current affairs whilst simultaneously smashing the system from within. Join him for a night of political comedy that soon descends into chaos.

Saturday 24 February//8:00 pm

Duran UK

The Musician, 42 Crafton St W
Leicester, LE1 2DE United Kingdom
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Duran Duran tribute.

Sunday 25 February//3:00 pm

Leicester Symphony Orchestra

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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A family concert featuring: A family concert featuring: Peter and the Wolf ROSSINI William Tell Overture GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Flight of the Bumble Bee

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