A citywide initiative linking multiple music-themed events across a variety of venues showcasing the vibrant local scene. It combines existing regular freestanding activities with a range of special events suitable for varying ages and tastes to provide a coherent musical strand for the eighteen days of the City Festival celebrating music in all its forms and embracing performance, radio and the visual arts. See websites/brochure for details.

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Diary Correct at 12.00hrs 13th August











11
F
The Criterion Kenny Wilson


11
F
Queen of Bradgate Echo Drive


11
F
The Cookie Fatmate
£6

11
F
Black Horse,Foxon St Ash Francis
Free
T 11
F
The Shed Jakkals plus 4 supports (& Festival Special Beers from noon) 20.15hrs Free

12
Sa
The Criterion Ruthie Coles 15.00hrs Free
T 12
Sa
The Shed Rockaoke (Live Transmitters) plus 2 supports (Beers from noon) Free

12
Sa
Sound House A Tribute to Chris Cornell   18.00hrs Donate

12
Sa
The Donkey Wayne Mcarthur & Universal Players + Aqua Levi + Emperorfari Sound System 20.00hrs £5/7

12
Sa
The Musician Travelling Riverside Blues Band
£8/10

12
Sa
Firebug Event Horizon, Chambers, Bodrum Sailing Club & Arron Dudfield 20.00hrs £5

12
Sa
Brewdog Hanzo (Electro-pop rockabilly surf) + Jitterz,  20.00hrs Free

12
Sa
Duffy's The Blue Carpet Band + jesuscarfish + Mystery Action 20.00hrs £5

12
Sa
Black Horse,Foxon St Kevin & Dave
Free

13
Su
The Donkey The Troubadours (David Wyatt/Simon Gilroy)
£3
T 13
Su
The Shed Grunge UK plus support (Festival Special Beers from 12 noon)
Free

14
M
The Donkey Dinner with David (David Wyatt) - £3 for non-diners 18.00hrs Varies
A 14
M
Black Horse,Aylest Learn to play the Ukelele (18.30-21.00hrs) All abilities welcome 18.30hrs Free

14
M
The Shed Drinks & Jams - Open jam session 19.00hrs Free

14
M
Manhattan 34 Open Mic
Free

14
M
Black Horse,Foxon St Open Mic
Free

14
M
The Cookie Hurray for the Riff Raff 19.00hrs £13.50

15
Tu
The Donkey Titanic Jazz Band 12.00hrs Free

15
Tu
The Donkey Salsa Classes - Salsa en Leicester 19.30hrs £6/9

15
Tu
Sound House Open Mic 19.30hrs Free

16
W
Cow & Plough Jazz Wednesdays (12.00 -14.30hrs) 12.00hrs Free

16
W
The Musician Dexeter - Country Music
£7.50/10
A 16
W
The Shed Rory Indiana & Veridian with Redspace and Event Horizon 19.30hrs Free

16
W
Broood Open Mic
Free

17
Th
Black Horse,Foxon St Open Mic
Free

17
Th
The Musician Chris Conway, Andy Griffiths & Steve Parker
£5/6

17
Th
Broood Special Pop Quiz


17
Th
The Donkey Anny Celsi & Nelson Bragg w Duncan Maitland + The Junipers 20.30hrs £5

18
F
Black Horse,Foxon St Double Shot
Free
K 18
F
The Criterion Press, KC Event Launch feat. King Brasstards, etc 17.00hrs Free

18
F
The Shed Garden of England Tour

K 18
F
The Hind Blues Super Jam - Dawson Smith & The Hind House Band 21.00hrs Free
K 18
F
The Musician The Bronsons (with special guests The Wilbur Project)
£8/10
K 19
Sa
Broood Blues All-dayer; John Fryer, Al Sansome, Tony Alles & others 12.30hrs Free
K 19
Sa
The Donkey Blues All-dayer with Beer Festival 15.00hrs W

19
Sa
Sound House Wake Up Summer Sessions:Revival (Acoustic), Luke Austin,etc Free

19
Sa
Duffy's Try Subversion + Ghosts of Dead Airplanes + Gestalt 20.00hrs PayWYF

19
Sa
Firebug Desert Storm - Limb uk tour 21.00hrs £5

19
Sa
Black Horse,Foxon St Artist tbc


19
Sa
Sound House Mellor
£5adv
K 19
Sa
The Musician Simon "Honeyboy" Hickling
£8/10
K 20
Su
The Donkey Blues Breakfast with Beer Festival  12.00hrs Free
K 20
Su
The Donkey Blues Evening with Beer Festival  16.00hrs £3
A 20
Su
Black Horse,Aylest Summer of Love Festival - 5 bands 14.00hrs Free
K 20
Su
The Musician Ali Clinton
£8/10

20
Su
The Shed Damage Protocol


20
Su
Pi Bar Open Mic featuring Sebastian Buccheri (Jazz Defector) 20.00hrs Free

21
M
The Donkey Dinner with David (David Wyatt) - £3 for non-diners 18.00hrs Varies

21
M
Black Horse,Aylest Learn to play the Ukelele (18.30-21.00hrs) All abilities welcome 18.30hrs Free

21
M
The Shed Drinks & Jams - Open jam session 19.00hrs Free

21
M
Black Horse,Foxon St Open Mic
Free

21
M
The Musician The City Acoustic Club
Free

22
Tu
The Donkey Titanic Jazz Band 12.00hrs Free

22
Tu
The Donkey Salsa Classes - Salsa en Leicester 19.30hrs £6/9

22
Tu
Sound House Open Mic 19.30hrs Free

22
Tu
Brewdog Open Mic Battle -The Final
Free

22
Tu
The Musician Karl Blau (Bella Union) + Guests
£8

22
Tu
Firebug Tricot, Ash Mammal, Vasudeva & Zyweth 20.00hrs £12adv

22
Tu
Broood Themed Music Quiz


23
W
Cow & Plough Jazz Wednesdays (12.00 -14.30hrs) 12.00hrs Free

23
W
The Shed Swingaree - Swing Dance Class (with live Swing/Jazz bands) 19.30hrs Free

24
Th
Brewklopedia Monthly Beer matching with a musical twist 19.00-21.00 19.00hrs

24
Th
Duffy's Kirk Brandon acoustic plus The Midnight Dogs plus Gestalt. 20.00hrs £10adv

24
Th
Black Horse,Foxon St Open Mic
Free

25
F
Black Horse,Foxon St Armson
Free

25
F
Sound House Details tbc


25
F
The Shed Jonah Matranga (+ Weallfallsilent,Sophia Dady,Darren Jilks) 20.00hrs £8/11

25
F
The Musician Ryley Walker 20.00hrs £12/15

25
F
The Criterion Happy Fridays


25
F
Duffy's Duffy's Trad Session with The Duffy's Orchestra 21.00hrs Free
A 26
Sa
LCB Depot Myoptik, Summer Art Thread, Silver Vine Arts 11.00-23.00 11.00hrs £3 Adults

26
Sa
Firebug Bloodstock - metal all-dayer  14.00hrs £5

26
Sa
The Criterion Carol Palmer 15.00hrs Free

26
Sa
The Musician Laura Gibson 20.00hrs £10/12

26
Sa
Black Horse,Foxon St Izzarra
Free

26
Sa
Broood Rock Night
Free
A 27
Su
Firebug Bank Holiday Family-friendly All-Dayer (upstairs & downstairs) 12.00hrs Free

27
Su
Duffy's SWP All-day: Bomb Dogs, Not My Good Arm, Gummi Bears, etc 12.00hrs Fundrsr

27
Su
The Shed Magnetize - Pop Punk Pizza Party
Free

27
Su
Blue Boar Folk Night - Open mic
Free

27
Su
The Musician Nadia Reid
£9/11

27
Su
The Cookie Neon Waltz 20.00hrs £6

27
Su Cow & Plough Beers Buskers & Barbecue 20.00hrs - 24.00hrs 20.00hrs

28
M
The Western Bank Holiday all-dayer
Free

28
M
The Donkey Dinner with David (David Wyatt) - £3 for non-diners 18.00hrs Varies
A 28
M
Black Horse,Aylest Learn to play the Ukelele (18.30-21.00hrs) All abilities welcome 18.30hrs Free

28
M
The Shed Drinks & Jams - Open jam session 19.00hrs Free

28
M
Firebug Sam Coe & The Long Shadows 19.30hrs £7.50adv

28
M
Black Horse,Foxon St Open Mic
Free









T

Part of Trailblazer to kick-off the Leicester Music Trail - Real Ale and Real Music

A
Suitable for under 18's - See individual event details

K

Part of King City Blues & Brews Festival

W
Tickets via "We Got Tickets"















Addition since printed brochure published