THE CLASS OF ’97 TONIGHT – OK COMPUTER & BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY SPECIAL

20 years ago, the world was a very different place. Clinton and Blair came into office. Princess Diana died. We cloned a sheep!
It was a time of change, upheaval and innovation, and 1997’s music certainly reflected that. Game-changing dance records, legacy-cementing classics, endless innovation and the mainstream end of Britpop were the flavour of the year, and in 2017 some of the most revered albums will turn 20 years old.
Time to feel old and join us to celebrate a monumental year of music!

We bring the Class of ’97 with a special night dedicated to the release of seminal album Radiohead’s OK Computer & The Verve’s huge single Bitter Sweet Symphony on 16th June 1997.

Expect to hear 97 classics from Oasis, The Charlatans, Mansun, Spirtualized, Daft Punk, Blur, Finlay Quaye, Notorious BIG, Chemical Brothers, Supergrass, Foo Fighters, Wu Tang Clan, The Prodigy, Primal Scream, Cornershop and more.

Free entry.
7pm-1am.
Drink offers (7pm-9pm)

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TOWERS OF LONDON SPECIAL SHOW IN JULY!

The Soundhouse Leicester & Wake up promotions present a special show with the mighty Towers of London on Friday 14th July!

Towers of London are a band that wear their influences on their hearts. 2017 sees them blending rock, punk, rap and funk into a melting pot, emerging with a brand new sound that defines them as a band that are inclusive to all kinds of music and exclusive of none. Their hedonistic reputation precedes them but they’ve grown into something more. The bands new dawn sees them here seeking to make a difference with the music they make. Rock and Roll, Spirit and Soul.

£10 ADV via SEE Tickets
7.30pm doors.

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CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN FOUNDING MEMBER BILLY BIBBY HERE THIS FRIDAY!

Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles are at the venue this Friday 9th June!

Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles are a four-piece band from North Wales/Chester, comprised of Catfish and the Bottlemen founding member Billy Bibby – lead vocals, guitar; Rob Jones – lead guitar, vocals; Matt Thomas – bass, vocals; and Mike Pearce – drums. Since playing their first full band gig in November 2015, it’s been non-stop with close to 100 gigs and festivals in 40+ UK cities, combined with the release of a debut EP and two follow-up singles.

Manchester legend Clint Boon describes the band’s music as “that classic sort of British songwriting with a strong nod to Americana” naming Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen as points of reference and predicting “a massive future”.
Bibby has clearly surrounded himself with talent. Experience also plays a key role considering Bibby’s history as a UK Platinum Certified recording artist with Catfish and the Bottlemen, bringing to bear seven years of gigging and songcraft to every show and in every heartfelt song he’s written.

The band’s influences remain diverse and ever-changing, both classic and cutting edge, with new songs constantly being added to the live repertoire. Come to a gig and experience the band at their very best!

LOCAL SUPPORT:
The Lids & Racketeers

£6 ADV via SEE Tickets
7.30pm doors.

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BRING THE PAINT FESTIVAL TODAY!

Today – Bring The Paint – Street Art & Music Festival – Leicester!
Funk Nation are taking over the venue with a packed day of entertainment.
Live sets from Nia Soul Band + Audiodope + Pass the Mic – open mic spot for wordsmiths, poets, rappers and vocalists.
Resident Funk Nation DJ’s in the venue and in the beer garden.
Waxworks. Vinyl selling a selection of Vinyl (records) & Art Prints & BBQ in the beer garden
2.30pm -1am. FREE ENTRY!

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THE FIRST A PINT OF POETRY TONIGHT!

TONIGHT we have the first A Pint of Poetry!
Headlining is the brilliant JB Barrington plus poets Jim Higo, Poetman, Joe Beaumont-Howell & Ash Er.

JB’s poems are about portraying life as it truly is, through the eyes of the working class and he’s a spoken word maestro who provides one of the most powerful performances on the UK scene picking up fans from John Cooper Clarke to Sleaford Mods.
“Lovely stuff, touches heart strings and the odd raw nerve” – Johnny Vegas
7.30pm doors. Tickets available on the door.

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