Gigs – Coming Alive Again in Leeds

So good to anticipate the return of live music to some of our favourite Leeds venues. This is our first roundup of 2021:

ANOTHER SKY
14 August at Hyde Park Book Club

Part of Another Sky’s tour for the band’s 2020 album I Slept on the Floor.  Catrin Vincent’s powerful prose adds to the band’s compelling performance.

CELESTE
10 September at Brudenell Social Club/Crash Record Store

Celeste’s 2021 album Not Your Muse showcases her talent, after she was named Rising Star of 2020 at the Brit Awards, as well as No.1 breakthrough artists on BBC’s Music Sound List.

BLACK HONEY
14 September at Jumbo Records and 10 October at The Brudenell

The quartet will be touring their latest release, Written & Directed.  Everything indie rock needs.

BULL
23 September at Brudenell Social Club

An indie rock band with a mission to make music they want to listen to.  Founders Tom Beer (vocalist.songwriter) and Dan Lucas (guitar).   Inspired by Pavement and the Pixies.  Touring their first album Discover Effortless.

BILLIE MARTEN
24 September at Brudenell Social Club

Third album Flora Fauna release date is 21 May.  Billie Marten was raised in Yorkshire and released her debut album, Writing of Blues and Yellows, when she was just 17.

INHALER
29 September at 02 Academy

New single Cheer Up Baby was released in March 2020.  Debut album comes out in July.  Alternative, infusing, psychedelic sound melded with indie-rock rhythms.

BECKY HILL
2 October at 02 Academy 

This rescheduled tour promotes new single Last Time.  A showstopping hitmaker.

BABY QUEEN
20 October at 02 Academy (supporting Sea Girls)

With songs on modern escapism, social media and young love, Baby Queen is being seen as one of anti-pop’s new voices.

SEA GIRLS
20 October at 02 Academy

Energetic and exciting live indie rock performances, combined with great songwriting for this rescheduled tour.

RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN
21 October at 02 Academy

Three years after his award-winning debut album, Human, Rag n Bone Man returns with a new album filled with heart and soul, out on 7 May.  Life by Misadventure is a collection of emotional songs.

YOUNG KNIVES
30 November at Brudenell Social Club

Going on tour with their electro-rock 2020 album Barbarians, blending experimental post-punk rock, hip hop and electronic music.

ENTER SHIKARI
11 December at 02 Academy

Their ten year career has taken this post-punk band to four top ten albums, millions of streams, sell-out world tours and multiple awards.  This tour is with their new album Nothing is True & Everything is Possible.  With Dinosaur Pile-up and Nova Twins.

All images provided by Chuff Media.

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