Now in 286 cities in 50 countries around the world, Sofar (Sounds From a Room) was originally founded in London, and will be coming to Leicester this November.

Sofar LeicesterIt’s an intimate, invite-only secret show, with the best new music performed in a unique space to a “passionate audience of influential music fans.” Their vision is to be everywhere, in every city, every night, in your house, on your street.

Their first ever Leicester show takes place in a secret city centre location. The venue is revealed to guests 36 hours before, with a secret line-up of three superb acts reflecting emerging music from the city and beyond.

“We’re excited to bring Sofar to Leicester. The City has a fantastic music scene with great venues and emerging talent across musical styles” organiser James Hickford says of the project. “Adding Sofar will bring something a bit different for gig lovers and those just looking to have a different experience.

The first Sofar Leicester event takes place on Monday 28th November and is now Sold Out, but their February event is open to registration now at

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Great Central, John has been actively involved in Leicester's creative community for over a decade - promoting shows and releasing records under the name Robot Needs Home. He is a director of Handmade Festival, and ex member of the band Maybeshewill.

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