Listings: Music

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June 29 - July 6 2017

Thurs 29 JUNE

Shaun McLoughlin: Shaun performs a cool mix from the classic and contemporary songbook - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. 9pm. Free Admission.

Ian Hunter & The Rant Band: Musician and songwriter best known as the lead singer of Mott the Hoople brings his band to Plug, 7pm (£25).

Limehouse Lizzy: Keeping alive the spirit of Phil Lynott and his band, The Greystones, 8pm (£16).

Fri 30 JUNE

Samantha Jade: live sax - at the cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. 8.15pm. Free Admission.

Piero Tucci: live sax - Live music cocktail chill out lounge at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. 10.15pm.Free Admission.

Viva Salsa: with DJ Chris Welch (Adelante)at Sheffield’s original Latino Club night. Latin music, Salsa, Samba, Mambo and Bachata - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. 9pm. Free Admission.

Shaun McLoughlin: Shaun performs a cool mix from the classic and contemporary songbook - at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. 7pm. Free Admission.

REBEL REBEL: Fantastic Bowie show with all the hits and costumes. Doors 7.30pm/£7.50. 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 min journey from Sheffield). Tel 01709 370651.

Deliverance: Chapeltown WMC, Market Street, Chapeltown. S35 2UU. 8:30pm.

The Bootleg Beatles/The Bootleggers: Open air performance by the evergreen Beatles tribute band who are firm favourites every year at the City Hall. Plus the Sheffield-based ‘party band’. Part of the annual charity fund-raiser by the Rotary Clubs of South Yorkshire. Music in the Gardens, Botanical Gardens, gates open 6pm (adults £27; 16 & under £11).

The Strypes: Young Irish four piece draw inspiration from 1960s R&B and 1970s pub rock bands, Plug, Matilda Street, 7pm (£12.50).

ComRock-Mod For It: Maida Vale, West St. LIVE at Maida Vale. Los Lads. Sheffield Pop/Rock covers band with a Latin twist, not to be missed! Band Session 8-10 followed by Mod For It at Maida Vale 10:-Late. Free entry.

Sat 1 JULY

Ace In The Hand Rock Band: play The Gardener’s Rest, 9.30pm. More than just a leap onto the acoustic wagon, here be deep resonant folk and blues roots with sparse, driven percusion. Whilst woody guitars will play their soothing part mid-show, resonating with covers and originals, the night will be opened with a guitar that shines like the Mississipi Delta.

Red River Rebels: The Union Hotel, Nether Edge. In Aid Of Weston Park Cancer Charity. 9pm, free.

Brasilica: 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. 9pm. Free Admission.

10CC/John Reilly: Their heyday was in the 70s, but Graham Gouldman and Co continue to enjoy a new lease of life thanks to their enduring string of hits and top class musicianship. Their previous appearance at Music in the Gardens was almost waterlogged, so here’s hoping for more traditional summer weather. Support from John Reilly, the voice of Boy On A Dolphin, and keyboard player Lewis Nitikman. Botanical Gardens, gates open 6pm (adults £32, 16 & under £16).

Muskoka Drive: Covers and originals that dip into blues, soul and jazz from the Sheffield band, The Greystones, 8pm.

Cyferdyne/Future Perfect/Promenade Cinema/The Cincinnati Box: Corporation, Milton Street, 7pm (£12 adv).

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.

Sun 2 JULY

The River Rats: The Red Deer. Pitt St (off West St). 9pm, free.

Mon 3 JULY

Green Day/Rancid: From punk roots to huge-selling rock band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015, Green Day’s Revolution Radio Tour comes to Sheffield’s east end. Motorpoint Arena, 7.30pm (£72.80/£61.60/£43.74.

Wed 5 JULY

LIVE first Wednesday of the month: It’s a packed and eclectic bill pre Tramlines and the last one before we break for the Summer. You can catch Live on the night: General Panic, Why Be Wives, Worthless Motivation, Modern Antiques, Sophie Anna. The Green Room, Devonshire Street. 8-11:30. Free Entry.

Folk & Roots

Sheffield Folk Chorale: Concert, Thur, 29 June: All Saints, Ringinglow Road, S11 7PQ - 7.30 pm / £7. Contact 07805 642536. Special guests: Paul Sartin, Bryony Griffith, Jackie Oates.

Darlingside: Eagerly anticipated return to Sheffield for the Boston-based four-piece whose rich harmonies have drawn comparisons with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Byrds and Fleet Foxes. Tremendous musicianship and plenty of banter, too. One of the big successes at last year’s Cambridge Folk Festival. Memorial Hall, tonight (Thursday), 8pm (£17.92).

Andy Whitehouse: Crookes Folk Club, Princess Royal, Slinn Street, tonight, 8.30pm.

Julian Jones: Country tinged sound with an indie pop melodic ring and meaningful lyrics from the singer songwriter from Sheffield, backed by a four-piece band, The Greystones, Friday, 8pm (£7).

The Grand Ol’ Country & Western Show: Andy Booth returns with his renowned chorus and orchestra for a family show of country and western music, City Hall, Sunday, 3pm (from £11.20).

Justin Townes Earle: Americana singer-songwriter back in Sheffield with his compelling mix of country and blues and a new album, Kids In The Street, Memorial Hall, Sunday, 8pm (£19.04).

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

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

The Peatbog Faeries: From the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries steer traditional Scottish music through a maze of jazz, hip hop, reggae and more, The Greystones, next Thursday, 8pm (£16).

Gordon Tyrrall: Crookes Folk Club, Princess Royal, Slinn Street, next Thursday, 8.30pm.

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

Tildon Krautz + Tim Manning 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 30th June, 7:30 pm. Tickets £ 10 on the door or £ 8 in advance from…


The Djangonauts: a terrific foursome from Yorkshire, playing hard, swinging gypsy Jazz inspired by Django Reinhardt. Consisting of the mighty talents of Chris Walker (guitar), Piero Tucci (accordion), Phil Johnson (rhythm guitar) and Kevin Walker (double bass), they play swinging covers and outstanding versions of jazz standards. This acoustic Jazz with a smile, absolutely bound to be a crowd pleaser live – at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday, June 29th. 8pm. Free Admission.

Ryan Taylor: Soul Blues and Jazz with Ryan Taylor on piano – at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Thursday June 29th. 7pm. Free admission.

Little Lions: Three of the finest of the new generation of UK jazz musicians in an original, fun and utterly unique take on the classic piano trio line-up. Constantly inventive Corrie Dick (Dinosaur) is on drums and is joined by two of the best keyboard players around, Matt Robinson and Joe Webb. Its joyous and engaging music that’s alive with possibility; soulful, melodic, euphoric, nostalgic yet fresh and contemporary, mixing jazz, ambience, soundtracks and singer-songwriter music. Wonderful stuff. The Lescar. 5th July 2017. £6.


AN EVENING AT THE OPERA: Join Hallam Choral Society and soloist Emma Louise Jones on Monday, July 10th for a concert of Operatic Choruses and Arias, featuring music by Purcell, Verdi, Leoncavello, Handel, Puccini, Mozart and Rossini. The concert is at 8.00 in Hallam Community Hall, Hallam Grange Crescent, S10 4BD and will be conducted by Hallam Choral Society Musical Director Elspeth.