Listings: Music

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July 13 - July 20 2017

Thurs 13 JULY

Fusion Inusual: ‘Fusión Inusual’ is fronted by the amazing Sophie Henderson, one of the most exciting vocal talents to appear on the scene for years. Sophie’s repertoire includes songs from Stevie Wonder, Etta James, Pharrel Williams, Nora Jones and Oleta Adams. For Sofie’s debut gig at Cubana she’ll be performing with Alex Henderson (her father) on bass guitar and Cubana favourite Chris Walker on guitar –one not too miss – at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday, July 13th. 8pm. Free Admission.

Fri 14 JULY

Boy On A Dolphin: John Reilly and the band play the first of two nights at the Greystones, 8pm (£12).

Viva Salsa: with DJ Antonio (Sabroso) at Sheffield’s original Latino Club night. Latin music, Salsa, Samba, Mambo and Bachata - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday July 14th.. 9pm. Free Admission.

Simon Peat: live sax at the live music cocktail chill out - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday, July 14th. 8.15pm.Free Admission.

Samantha Jade: Live sax at the live music cocktail chill out lounge - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday July 14th. 10.15pm. Free Admission.

ComRock-Mod For It: Maida Vale, West St. Mod For It DJ’s early start 8-10. 60’s Mod, Soul, Ska, Britpop, Indie and New Wave etc. Mod For It at Maida Vale 10:-Late. Free entry.

Sat 15 JULY

The ELO Experience: Back Into The Blue tour, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Out of the Blue album. The promise of an epic show with string section, stunning light show and large screen projection – and a treasure trove of 70s and 80s hits –in tribute to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra. City Hall, 7.30pm (£24.64).

The Levellers: Brighton folk/punk band, Leadmill, 7.30pm (£25).

Boy On A Dolphin: John Reilly and the band’s second night at the Greystones, 8pm (£12).

Brasilica: DJ Chris Welch (Adelante) playing the perfect party mix up of nu Latin sounds from Brazil to Cuba via the UK and beyond - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday July 15th. 9pm. Free Admission.

Tonino Sardisco: live sax at the live music cocktail chill out lounge - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday, July 15th. 11:15pm. Free Admission.

Soul FunKtion: Saturday Grooves at Maida Vale Every Week. Resident DJ’s playing Soul, Funk, Disco, 70’s/80’s Rare Groove and Modern Soul Classics. Maida Vale, West St. 3-8pm Followed by Saturday Nights at Maida Vale with Resident DJ Paul Fevere playing a fine selection of classics 8-4am. Free Entry.

Mod For It DJ’s Playing 60’s Soul, Mod, Ska, Britpop, Indie and New Wave: The Green Room, Devonshire Street. 8-1. Free entry.

Mahogany Newt: Thurcroft Miners Welfare, Katherine Street, Thurcroft. S66 9LB. 8:30pm.

Sun 16 JULY

Deliverance: Walkley WMC, 207 Providence Road. Sheffield. S6 5BH. 8:30pm.

Thurs 20 July

Dean Friedman: American singer, songwriter and musician best known for hits Lucky Stars, Lydia, McDonald’s Girl, Ariel and Women of Mine, who is releasing his first album in seven years, 12 Songs, combining jazz, pop, rock, folk and country styles. Lantern Theatre, Kenwood Park Road, Nether Edge, 7.30pm.(£22.50).

Folk & Roots

Mark Hearne: Crookes Folk Club, Princess Royal, Slinn Street, tonight (Thursday), 8.30pm.

Open mic/acoustic: Platform for local talent at the Greystones, Monday, 8pm (free).

Jim Lauderdale: The award-winning singer, songwriter and musician visits Sheffield with a distinguished track record covering 30 years and with a lifetime achievement award from the Americana Music Association to add to his list of achievements. Touring in support of a fine new album, London Southern. The Greystones, Tuesday, 7.30pm.

The Jigantics: Nether Edge Folk Club, Nether Edge Bowling Club, Nether Edge Road, Wednesday, 8.30pm.

Simon Kempston: Crookes Folk Club, Princess Royal, Slinn Street, next Thursday, 8.30pm.

Crazy Heart: Venue Folk Club, Stocksbridge. Saturday, 15th July. Start 8.15pm Doors open 7.45. Entrance - £8.00 (payable on the door).

Cua Irish Band + Nigel Parsons supporting: Roots Music Club, 45 Beckett Rd., Doncaster, DN2 4AD. Roots Music Club puts on live roots and acoustic concerts every Friday where the very best artists from the International and British folk, roots and blues scene often appear. Friday 14th July, 7:30 pm. Tickets £ 10 on the door or £ 8 in advance from…

Sheffield City Morris Men: Men’s Morris dance team, doing dances mainly in the ‘Cotswold style’, meets every Monday night, 19:45-21:30, at the Burton Street Centre, S6 2HH (and afterwards in The Gardener’s Rest pub, S3 8AT). All welcome, whether you have previous dance experience or not. For further information contact Dominic Rice, tel: (0114) 2665373, or e-mail


Ryan Taylor: Soul Blues and Jazz with Ryan Taylor on piano – at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday July 13th 7pm. Free admission.

Charlotte Branson: Hear Charlotte’s beautiful vocals as she performs live with Jeremy Meek on bass, Sam Wain on Keys and John Waterson on drums. Their playlist includes RNB and pop favourites done in jazz/blues/funk style covering artistes such as Etta James and Bill Withers - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday July 13th. 9pm. Free Admission.

CubaVida duo: Manchester based CubaVida duo headed up by Jesus Moreau Batallan offer a unique sound emerging from Latin, Jazz, & Funk - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday July 14th. 7pm. Free Admission.

Emily Claire West: Jazz, swing & soul mellow smooth vocals - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday July 15th. 9:15pm. Free Admission.

Pilo Adami: Live Bossa Nova, and Latin Jazz – mellow, sensuous and exotic Brazilian rhythms with Pilo Adami - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Tuesday July 18th. 8pm. Free Admission.

The Big Swing with live music from 3 Mojito Sam: Calling all movers, shakers and swingers: Samantha Jade and the boys are bringing the heat to a dance floor near you. Contemporary classics, pop, rock and even hip-hop shaken and stirred for a swinging party sure to get the feet stomping, hands clapping and heart pumping. Led by vocalist/saxophonist Samantha Jade and organ/vocalist Ryan Taylor, and featuring Chris Walker on guitar and Steve Hanley on drums; The Hot Hammond Heat bring the swing - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. FREE Swing Dance class for beginners from 8pm. Wednesday July 19th. 8pm. Free Admission.

Dave Angel: Dave Angel is a classical guitarist whose repertoire draws on a wide range of styles, from flamenco to jazz, blues, folk, popular and his repertoire culminates in a multi-layered frenzy of guitar loops, based on Cuban rhythms – at Cubana (upstairs) Wednesday July 19th. 8pm. Free Admission.

Hansu-Tori: Keyboard player and composer/arranger David Austin Grey with his critically acclaimed music written as a multi-discipline ballet/jazz/illustration performance piece ‘Wolves Are People Too’. To perform this wonderful music David will be joined by a group of some of the UK’s most creative improvising musicians. David Austin Grey (Piano/Keyboard/Synth), Eliza Shaddad (Vocals), Chris Young (Alto Sax), Lluis Mather (Flute/Tenor Sax), Nick Jurd (Double Bass/Electric Bass), and Euan Palmer (drums). Nuanced, textured, outward looking and original contemporary music. The Lescar. 19th July 2017. £8.


Summer Folk Concert: in support of Totley Library, with ‘Spoil The Dance’, and ‘Half A Rake’. Friday 14th July – 7.30pm, Totley Library. Tickets £7 (Friends of Totley CRIC £5).