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    Live at Leeds 2019: What To Expect

    It’s no doubt Live At Leeds 2019 is set to be one of the biggest yet. With names like Kate Tempest, BRIT Critics Choice winner Sam Fender, and Sundara Karma all set to play, it’s no surprise that the festival has been renowned for its ‘unrivalled discovery’ of new talent and award winning music. With a vast array of talent spread across a large number of Leeds’ greatest venues on the 4th of May, including The Wardrobe, The Key Club, Refectory, and the O2 Academy, Live At Leeds really is a festival to go to if you want a day of amazing music and chill vibes. Inviting a stellar cast…

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    Cinematic, retro, romantic guacamole: an interview with Izzy from Black Honey

    I caught up with Izzy from Black Honey, a band from Brighton taking the music scene by storm recently, being penned up for Live At Leeds this year, headlining Poltimore Festival and more recently announcing a new tour across Eastern Europe. The band are doing extremely well across the UK, their self-titled debut album reached 33 in the UK album charts, several music video releases, including their most recent ‘Crowded City’ from the album. Hi Izzy! First of all, let’s get down to the basics. What did you want to be when you were younger? I really wanted to be a stuntman, like an acrobatic person, jumping out of cars…

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    Live At Leeds: 30/04/16

    Live At Leeds celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday, with a successful day full of live music. The annual festival’s line up boasted 180+ acts, performing on twenty-two different stages across the city. With such a huge variety of bands and artists for the 10,000+ strong crowds to see, there was certainly something for everyone. We headed down to the festival to catch the best up-and-coming artists from across the UK. 2:00pm – Flawes – The Wardrobe The first act we went to see was Huddersfield-based band Flawes. The alternative pop trio performed in the basement of The Wardrobe, a dark venue lit by multi-coloured fairy lights, giving the feeling…

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    Live At Leeds Preview: Interview – VITAMIN

    If you’re a local in the Leeds area you’ve probably either been to see local band VITAMIN or seen a tonne of posters promoting their many gigs in the city. The group, who met at school, have had a successful career so far, receiving praise from BBC Introducing… and being played on Radio 1 numerous times. We caught up with lead singer Jared to talk about their return to the festival and their upcoming debut album. Q: You performed at Live At Leeds last year – which venue did you play at and what was the atmosphere like on the day? A: We loved Live at Leeds last year! We…

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    Live At Leeds Preview: Venue Guide

    It’s back! Saturday 30th April 2016 welcomes Live at Leeds as it returns to West Yorkshire bringing with it over 73 fresh acts. Headliners include a woman who has recently dominated the charts with her new album I Cry When Laugh and scored 5 UK number one hits since 2014; Jess Glynne. This year it is more than just amazing talent being celebrated, as the annual event has reached its tenth anniversary. Bringing the biggest pop sensations and the freshest talent to the beautiful city of Leeds, the event makes great use of the outstanding venues throughout the city. Approximately 22 of Leeds’ venues will be used as platforms for…

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    Live At Leeds Preview: Interview – Shura

    One of the most highly anticipated artists at this years Live At Leeds Festival is Manchester born singer/songwriter and producer Shura. Having made the longlist on the ‘BBC Sound of’ poll back in 2015, Shura has released a string of successful singles including ‘2Shy’ and ‘Touch’, and her debut album Nothing’s Real is set for release on July 8th. We caught up with Shura before her performance at Live At Leeds to find out how she’s looking forward to the festival. Q: Hi Shura! How are you feeling about playing Live At Leeds this year? A: Super excited about returning to Leeds! I had a great time playing the city…

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    Preview: Live At Leeds 2016

    Live At Leeds is back again this month and proudly celebrating its tenth anniversary with a huge line-up full of established and up-and-coming acts. The award-winning metropolitan festival will take place this year on Saturday 30th April in a variety of venues across Leeds and presents a convenient opportunity for fans to see new emerging artists as well as more established acts in different locations across Leeds – all in one jam-packed day! With the festival now in its tenth year, a huge accolade for such a small music event, the Live At Leeds line-up this year is bigger and better than ever before. With a variety of artists from across…