to Leicester's music scene
For day to day shows
and gigs of all kinds, go to Arts
in Leicestershire gigs and shows diary -
day by day listings for all kinds of music
Find Leicester Music
For Jazz - see our Leicestershire
Singers in Leicester
There are several venues
where you can hear singers and songwriters
performing their material at open mics
For a more up to date listing see the Acoustics listing on Arts in Leicestershire.
Mondays - City Acoustic
Club at the Musician, Clyde Street, Leicester
from 8.30 p.m.
Tuesdays - Odyssey Bar,
32 Millstone Lane, Leicester, from about 8.30 ish
or Bar Gaudi, at
situated at St Nicholas Island on the corner
of St Nicholas Place and Vaughan Way opposite
the Holiday Inn. The building was formerly
known as Mosquito Coast. Open Mic is presented
by Hunter and Brown, from 9 p.m. onwards
- all singer/slongwriters welcome.
Wednesdays - at Olive's
Bar in Queens Road, Clarendon Park and check out the Acoustics Competition at the Pavilion.
Fridays - at the Shed, Yeoman Street, in the lower bar.
Sundays - Farside Music
at the Y, East Street, Leicester (near
to the train station) from 8 p.m.
also at the Donkey In
Welford Road, The Song Club, see The
Donkey Bar web site.
Leicester music scene - showcasing all things musical in the Leicestershire area.
BBC Radio Leicester - Music Listings
live world music in Leicester - Farside
jazz, folk, blues, traditional, roots
song and music around Leicester
Leicestershire is unusual
in having a concentration of really good
rock bands and several busy, live music
venues offering rock gigs. For rock bands
and music see Leicester Rock Bands
General music venues
De Montfort Hall
Leicester's biggest music venue is the De Montfort Hall
De Montfort Hall
Leicester LE1 7RU
Box office enquiries: 0116 233 3111
Location - within reasonable walking distance of the railway station
The Y - city centre theatre offering theatre, comedy and live music
7 East Street
Box office: 0116 255 7066
Location - click here for on-line map
Rock Music Venues
The Pavilion Venue, Victoria Park, Leicester
The Charlotte, Oxford Street, Leicester
The Musician, Clyde Street, Leicester
The Shed, 5 Yeoman Street, Leicester
Sumo, 54 Braunstone Gate,
Retribution, Rock Night at Leicester Square, Belgrave Gate.