Leeds, Wire

Leeds, Wire

Photography by Elliot Young. Wire is one of Britain’s premier underground venues, pushing quality electronic music in an intimate and friendly environment. Our 300 capacity basement, accessed via an unassuming entrance on Call Lane in Leeds city centre, is powered by a full Funktion One Soundsystem and fully stocked with a selection of the finest…

Doncaster, The Blacksmiths Arms

Doncaster, The Blacksmiths Arms

The Blacksmiths Arms, in conjunction with GingerBeard Promotions, have been running independent gigs for 8 years now. Residing in Harworth (just outside of Doncaster), it’s friendly, warm and vibrant atmosphere has made the venue popular with bands and punters alike. Over 8 years the venue has hosted some amazing shows by the likes of Salad,…

York, Spark:York

SPARK:York is a community venue, located in the centre of York. It is a temporary structure, made from recycled shipping containers that houses over 15 local start-up businesses and offers free meeting space for community groups. While not exclusively music focussed as a venue, SPARK has hosted everything from emerging local bands to international DJs….

York, The Basement

The Basement is a 100 capacity events venue situated below City Screen Picturehouse cinema, right in the heart of York city centre. The venue has hosted an eclectic mix of events including comedy, live music, poetry & drama since March 2000. Its low ceiling and side on layout make the venue incredibly intimate, with the…

Bradford, Tapestry Arts

Our 10,000 sq ft arts complex hosts a super cool 300 capacity air conditioned live performance and live music venue with a late license. We have a fabulous café with comprehensive menu choices, including vegetarian, vegan and halal.

Keighley, Exchange Arts

Exchange Arts is a grassroots music venue in Keighley within the Bradford District. Determined to represent live music on a wide range of genres in the best way it can be, they have hosted bands such as Biohazard, Steve Tilston, Random Hand and The Men The Couldn’t Hang. With a passion for showcasing new and…

Sheffield, Cafe Totem

Welcome to Café Totem, Sheffield’s home of rock and roll, set across two floors. Be it late night partying or an evening pizza date, we’ve got you covered. Downstairs we host the best live music the city has to offer, From touring artists to grassroots local shows in our 100 capacity venue. Upstairs we host…

Sheffield, Corporation

Corporation is a live music venue in the heart of Sheffield City Centre. We have spent over 20 years bringing the most exciting live music to the city. From Heavy Metal and Classic Rock to Pop and Hiphop, we have hosted some of the best musicians in the world while providing great drinks offers and…

Walsden, The Mill Venue

New venue, built with music in mind with all features recycled from existing timber, fixtures etc of the old Mill its situated in. sloman music and dark matter promotions with over 30 years experience between them in the music industry, onboard to put this venue on the map as a place to play and see…

Leeds, The HiFi Club

Leeds, The HiFi Club

Photography by Elliot Young. HiFi has been making Leeds dance for 20 years. In that time our intimate, 400 capacity basement has hosted a diverse programme of events, original specialising in soul and jazz and more recently expanding to a full range of dance music genres. Our booming D&B Audio sound system and fully stocked…

York, The Victoria Vaults

The Victoria vaults is a newly refurbed pub/venue with a capacity of 130 people. We have Emerging York talent, where we have 3 or 4 local indie bands play, we show tribute acts, punk bands such as uk subs, local cover bands and mod bands. Venue is all on one level, Information available in alternative…

Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth Community Centre

Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth Community Centre

Photo by Nigel Plant. Wadsworth Community Centre is situated in a hilltop village 600 feet above Hebden Bridge, Calderdale. The Centre is owned by Wadsworth Parish Council who leases it to the Community Association to run as a community centre. Wadsworth Community Association is a charitable organisation established to support the residents of Wadsworth Parish…

York, FortyFive Vinyl Café

Situated one of York’s most historic streets, FortyFive Vinyl Café is a friendly, relaxed environment where our customers can enjoy fantastic food and coffee with music spinning on vinyl all day from our extensive collection of records for sale, as well as exclusive live music events in the evening, we are a home away from…

Hull, The Welly

The Welly is Hull’s legendary alternative night club and live music venue – existing for over 100 years! Hosting weekly club nights playing the very best in:Indie, Pop-Punk, Alternative, Electro, 90s, Rock, and Drum’n’Bass. The Welly consists of three separate capacity rooms W:1 , W:2, LOUNGE, and our hidden ‘Pub in a Club’ Mrs. Wilson’s…

Leeds, Hyde Park Book Club

What started in 2015 as a cafe, re-purposing an old, disused petrol station kiosk adjoined to a fancy dress shop, has transformed into a live music and arts space over two floors serving food and drink and selling books, craft ale records and more. Found in Leeds 6, the two venue spaces take in a…

Leeds, The Wardrobe

Leeds, The Wardrobe

Opening it’s door in 1999, The Wardrobe is a multi-functioning bar, kitchen, venue & events space in the heart of Leeds’ Art Quarter. Since then we have proudly remained an independently-owned business serving quality food, great drinks and hosting a variety of live music, comedy & club nights in our basement venue. Over the years…

Doncaster, Wroot Rocks

Doncaster, Wroot Rocks

Our venue Wroot Rocks since we have started has just grown and grown, and being in such a small village what we do shouldn’t work…. but it really does. I started Wroot Rocks up because I was fed up with not being able to take my kids to live music, so many venues have age…

York, The Crescent

York, The Crescent

The Crescent is a former working mans club saved from redevelopment by a York based family who work in the venue every day. A small team of mixed experience staff manage and programme the 250 capacity venue four or five nights a week with music, comedy, club nights and community events.

Sheffield, Yellow Arch Studios

Yellow Arch Studios started life as an Edwardian Nuts & Bolts factory for the bridge & shipping industry at the turn of the century. After being rediscovered in 1996 in disarray and ruin, the Yellow Arch team got their ladders and paint brushes out and set about designing and refurbishing the building, opening its doors…

Huddersfield, The Parish

Huddersfield, The Parish

Opening in 2006 The Parish fast became a go to venue on the UK touring circuit. The listed building set behind the main bar has become well known for it’s fantastic hospitality, amazing sound and outstanding live shows. Boasting nearly a hundred bands a month covering all genres and everything from grassroots bands to some…

Halifax, Square Chapel Arts Centre

Halifax, Square Chapel Arts Centre

Square Chapel is a thriving venue in Halifax (West Yorkshire), that presents a vibrant mix of shows, events and workshops. Now in its 30th year, Square Chapel welcomes over 100,000 people annually. The venue is a Grade II* listed building in the centre of Halifax that was saved and restored by six friends and the…

Scunthorpe, Cafe INDIEpendent

Scunthorpe, Cafe INDIEpendent

Cafe INDIEpendent is a 220 capacity venue with a reputation for lively crowds, exceptional atmosphere and looking after artists well. We’re passionate about music and work in conjunction with other promoters to draw in a range of national and international acts – whilst continuing to support the growth of Scunthorpe’s own music scene. We pride…

Leeds, Oporto

Leeds, Oporto

For 22 years Oporto has brought the best drinks, music and atmosphere to the centre of Leeds with resident DJs and weekly live music curated by Dead Young Records and their talented friends  The 120 capacity venue attached to the infamous Call Lane bar is located at the edge of the city centre, it’s a…

Halifax, The Lantern

Halifax, The Lantern

The Lantern is an independent Bar & Live Music Venue in Halifax, West Yorkshire. We opened our doors in November 2017.  We pride ourselves on our fun loving, all-inclusive attitude and putting on killer shows that champion live music and those working hard to keep it alive.  Music at The Lantern has no boundaries. Previous Acts…

Halifax, The Grayston Unity

Halifax, The Grayston Unity

We are a tiny bar in a grade 2 listed building in Halifax town centre. Music is really important to us and although our size does limit what we can do we don’t let it stop us! Since opening in May we have held fortnightly music nights including sell out shows by Tom Hingley.

York, The Fulford Arms

York, The Fulford Arms

York’s best small live venue, now in it’s 6th year and hosting over 250 shows each year with everything from national touring bands to upcoming local talent – recent artists include – ChameleonsVox, Discharge, SubHumans, Mark Morriss, Tony Wright, Dick Valentine and more For the best live music and real ales its time to Live…

Hull, The Polar Bear

Hull, The Polar Bear

A unique venue set within the surroundings of a traditional boozer The Polar Bear also boasts a sizeable outside space comprising a large seated area with room for outdoor live performances. The Polar Bear founded in the 1840’s and residing at its current location since 1860, with a rebuild in 1895 and modifications made in…

Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

The Brudenell is a lively and fun loving venue that embraces music and art under a wide and diverse umbrella that has no boundaries. Our open music policy believes in freedom and creation and holds the belief that music and expression provide useful social interaction. The Brudenell has been in the past most famous for…

Hull, The New Adelphi Club

Hull, The New Adelphi Club

The Adelphi is Hull’s foremost venue for original live music. We get bands from the local and regional area, as well as national and international acts, covering a wide range of genres. The front room (wherein you may find the pool table) is always open and free, if you fancy joining us for a tasty…

Hebden Bridge, Trades Club

Hebden Bridge, Trades Club

The Trades Club is a celebrated venue for live music and has for several years running been voted into the finals of the NME Small Venue of the Year Awards. The last few years have seen the club updating its facilities with a new stage, PA system, mixing desk & LED lighting rig. Alongside the…

Leeds, 360 Club

Leeds, 360 Club

The Library is a grade 1 listed building which many years ago was a Public Library. It is a wonderful example of historic architecture. Located in the Hyde Park area of Leeds, next to the city’s main University. The 180 capacity venue is upstairs above the pub, in a beautifully tiled space with vaulted ceilings;…

Sheffield, The Leadmill

Sheffield, The Leadmill

The Leadmill is the UK’s longest running independent live music venue, starting in 1980, and still going strong! The Leadmill is a vital part of the UK live music scene playing host to local, up and coming and established acts from Arctic Monkeys to Bellowhead to Public Service Broadcasting, The Verve, The Strokes amongst many…