Listings: Music

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March 23 - March 30 2017

Thurs 23 March

Goldfrapp: Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory tour in support of new album Silver Eye, Leadmill, 7.30pm (£24.50).

Barry Steele as Roy Orbison: Homage to the Big O, City Hall, 7.30pm (£21.50).

Broken Witt Rebels/Bad Touch: The best in blues and rock, The Greystones, 7pm (£14).

Sonic Boom Six/Ghouls/Forefathers: O2 Academy 2, 7.30pm.

Lewis Nitikman: Playing play beautiful set of background piano – at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday 23rd March. 7pm. Free admission

Martin Robinson: live sax - Upbeat funky stuff Live music cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday 23rd March. 9pm.Free Admission

Fri 24 March

Ben Haenow: 2014 X Factor winner, Plug, 7pm (£12.50).

Wille and the Bandits: Classic blues-rock three piece, in the vein of Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Greystones, 8pm (£12).

All Time Low/ SWMRS/Waterparks: 02 Academy, 6.30pm.

Rosie Brown and Jamie Taylor: Starts at 7.30 ( to get a seat) we will probably start at 8. I am with the wonderful Jamie Taylor on guitar. Cafe #9, 9 Nether Edge Rd, Sheffield S7 1RU. Tickets are £8 from Cafe #9 beforehand. ( 8.80 from here) You can bring your own wine and there is a corkage charge for that or you can or buy tea or coffee/ soft drinks from there.

LIVE at Maida Vale: Beat The Bandit. The Empire Police. Three excellent bands with their own unique brand of Indie Rock N Roll from Sheffield, Preston and Grimsby respectively. Make sure you catch this one...Band session kicks of at 8pm followed by Mod For It at Maida Vale 10-Late. Maida Vale, West St. Free entry.

Pilo Adami: Brazilian Samba & Bossa Nova - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday 24th March.7pm. Free Admission.

Viva Salsa: with DJ Chris Welch (Adelante) with Armando Murillo, at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday 24th March. 9pm. Free Admission

Cat Miles: Live sax - Live music cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday 24th March. 9pm. Free Admission.

Martin Robinson: live sax - Live music cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Friday 24th March. 11pm.Free Admission

Sat 25 March

TRUE BRIT + support/Brit pop and rock covers: Doors 7.30pm/£3 on the door or in advance. Arrive early for Happy Hour 630pm until 7.30pm buy one get one free offer on draft only. Tickets online, at The Trades Box office or telephone to reserve. See or FB for full listing and details. The Trades, Greasbrough Rd, Rotherham (opposite Rotherham Rail Station/only a 10 minute journey from Sheffield). Tel 01709 370651.

Mallory Knox/Lonely The Brave/Fatherson: Leadmill, 7.30pm (£16).

The Verve ExperienceVague/Neon Dolls: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Verve’s Urban Hymns, 02 Academy 2, 6.30pm.

WagonWheel Presents: Vera Van Heeringen. A gifted multi instrumentalist who combines soulful contemporary Americana-roots flavoured songwriting with tasty playing, Vera currently tours accompanied by Dave Luke and Andy Seward as the Vera Van Heeringen Trio. Support comes from Adam Myers & Emma Johnstone who open the show. Advance tickets priced at £8 are available from and the venue (12-6pm), or entry on the night will be £10. Doors open 7.45pm.

Soul FunKtion: Saturday Grooves at Maida Vale Every Saturday. Resident DJ’s playing Soul, Funk, Disco and 70’s/80’s Rare Groove. 3-8pm Followed by Saturday Nights at Maida Vale. Free Entry.

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

Simon Peat: live sax - Live music cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday 25th March. 11:30pm. Free Admission

Brasilica: with Annita De Orte (direct from Barcelona) with Armando Murrilo (congas) - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday 25th March. 9pm. Free Admission

Sun 26 March

Bear’s Den/Banfi: Leadmill, 7.30pm (£16.50).

Mon 27 March

Temples: Leadmill, 7.30pm (£12).

Paul Newman: A cool mix of classic, contemporary and popular songbook favourites: at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Monday 27th March. 8pm. Free Admission

Tues 28 March

John Reilly & Lewis Nitikman: Return of singer-songwriter John Reilly,voice of Boy on a Dolphin and Acoustic Angels accompanied by Canadian pianist and co-songwriter Lewis Nitikman. John will be performing songs from his three solo albums, plus the Women of Steel EP, one or two Boy on a Dolphin favourites and a few covers. The Greystones, 8pm (£10).

Thurs 30 March

Desperate Journalist/Henderson/Caroline Francess: Leadmill, 7.30pm (£6).

Folk & Roots

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

Vera Van HeeringenTrio/Adam Myers & Emma Johnstone: Classy multi-instrumentalist Vera Van Heeringen offers soulful contemporary Americana-roots accompanied by Dave Luke and Andy Seward, The Greystones, Saturday, 8pm (£8 adv/£10 otd).

Henhouse Prowlers: Chicago band are inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into their own unique sound, switching between lightning fast picking and sentimental ballads. Original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers. The Greystones, Monday, 8pm (£14).

Devon Sproule: Canadian singer/songwriter who embraces folk, bluegrass, country and a little jazz. A thought-provoking and entertainer storyteller with a Bjork-like quirkiness. The Greystones, Wednesday, 8pm (£12).

Nether Edge Folk Club, Nether Edge Bowling Club, Nether Edge Road, Wednesdays, 8.30pm.

Luke Daniels: Award-winning singer and composer and member of Cara Dillon’s band brings his Revolve & Rotate solo show to Sheffield, harnessing his clockwork Polyphon machine to modern morality tales and instrumental music, The Greystones, next Thursday, 8pm (£12).

Skinner & T’witch: Crookes Folk Club, Princess Royal, Slinn Street, next Thursday (March 30), 8.30pm.

Folk Session with The Fates and Friends: Wharncliffe Arms, Wharncliffe Side, 8.30, Thursday 30th March. Traditional Music and Songs, singers and musicians welcome.

Double Bill: The Djooks + Jack Burness and Finn McArdle. Roots Music Club, The Ukrainian Centre, 48 Beckett Road, Doncaster DN2 4AD. Friday 24 th March, 7:30pm Tickets £10 on the door or £8 in advance from…

Wisewood Inn Loxley Folk: on most Wednesday evenings in the Cellar Bar at 9 pm proceeded by an hour of open mic/floor singers. Free admission. Further details at

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


THE BIG SWING Presents: Nicola Farnon outstanding vocalists and bass player. Informal swing dance session all welcome. Live jazz band followed by swing and electro swing DJ. Wednesday 29th March. Cubanas, Unit 4, Leopold Square, Sheffield S1 2JG. Free Entry all night. More info-

FROSTLAKE / TOPMOB: Psych Folk / Jazz Rock double header (check Shakespeares Facebook) . Saturday March 25th, Shakespeares, 146-148 Gibraltar St. 8pm (£5).

Jasper Hoiby’s Fellow Creatures: With this superb new quintet Jasper Høiby builds on the meteoric rise and continuing critical success of his glowing international career as one of the most creative, innovative and powerful performers, composers and bandleaders of his generation in Europe. Sheffield Jazz, the Crucible Studio, Tudor Square, Sheffield S1 1DA. Friday 24 March at 7.15 pm (£16/£12.50, NUS £7, under 16s £3. Advance Tickets available from the Crucible Box Office 0114 249 6000 or

Paul Newman: Live Bossa Nova, and Latin Jazz – at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Tuesday 28th March. 8pm. Free Admission.

Pilo Adami: Live Bossa Nova, Samba and Latin Jazz – at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Wednesday 29th March. 8pm. Free Admission.

Emily Claire West: Live music cocktail chill out lounge - Jazz, swing & soul mellow smooth vocals at - Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Saturday 25th March. 9:30pm. Free Admission

Chris Goodwin trio: performing a collection of Bossa Nova by and jazz standards – at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday 23rd March. 8pm.Free Admission


Spring Concert: at the Lomas Hall, Stannington, on Saturday 25 March. The concert starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from Stannington Hardware or telephone 0114 233 2821.