Live at Leeds will once again return in 2011 on the bank holiday weekend 29th April – 1st May for a fifth year to showcase more of the region’s emerging musical talent alongside specially selected national acts at the only music festival in the heart of Leeds city centre. As ever we aim to bring you the absolute best in fantastic new bands and artists and this year is certainly no exception.
Exclusive live sessions:
Exclusive live sessions for Live at Leeds are now up on the facebook page featuring Villagers, Post War Glamour Girls & Paul Thomas Saunders:
Upcoming videos from Wild Beasts & Pulled Apart By Horses coming soon! Hit the like button to gain access.
Live At Leeds organisers have announced that they be hosting their very successful Unconference again in 2011.
Organisers this year are increasing the capacity with a move to Leeds University Union and are able to offer a full day of music industry discussion and inspiration for up to 300 guests.
The day will feature panel discussions, industry talks, creative workshops and performances from the national and local music industry; focusing on themes such as press exposure, music production and the live arena.
The conference is free to attend, you just need to register to guarantee entry. Send your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any spare places will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day.
Live At Leeds Unconference takes places on Friday 29th April, 10am to 6pm at Leeds University Union.
Live at Leeds Football Tournament:
The action will take place on Monday 2nd May from 2pm, at Goals Soccer Centre on Kirkstall Road, Leeds.
A Nation Of Shopkeepers
Brudenell Social Club
Big Scary Monsters
FC Lokomotiv ILT
The Pigeon Detectives
Wot Gorilla / Keys To Machinery
Post War Glamour Girls
Sam Airey / Arthur Rigby
Loose Talk Cost Lives
Please note the deadline for submitting a team is Thursday 7th April.
Full list of bands performing at this year’s festival:
Friday 29th April:
Villagers – The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Saturday 30th April:
James Blake + Frightened Rabbit + Pulled Apart By Horses + The Futureheads + Anna Calvi + The Duke Spirit + Young Knives + Aloe Blacc + Slow Club + Dinosaur Pile Up + The Twilight Sad
Catherine AD + Cocknbullkid + Dutch Uncles + Fight Like Apes + Fixers + Jon Fratelli + Kassidy + Kong + Spark + Swimming + The Chapman Family + The Whip + Tribes + Trophy Wife
2:54 + Alice Gold + All The Young +Alpines + Breton + Cloud Control + Cosmo Jarvis + Films + Findlay + Foreign Office + Gabrille Aplin + Katzenjammer + Lanterns on the Lake + Lets Buy Happiness + Marcus Foster + Mazes + Mojo Fury + Paper Crows + Paul Thomas Saunders + Polarsets + Romance + Saint Saviour + Sissy and the Blisters + Stagecoach + Starlings + Star Slinger + Still Corners + Tall Ships + The Kill Van Kulls + THe Lines + Yaaks + Young Legionnaire
Adult Jazz + Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles + Aviaries + Bearfoot Beware + Bear Mask + Blacklisters + Blood Command + Blood Oranges + Castrovalva + Circles + Club Smith + Double Muscle + Escort Knights + GOLD + Hail Animator + Honour Before Glory + Human Fly + Insect Guide + Just Handshakes We’re British + Killing Fields of Ontario + Little Parades + Loose Talk Costs Lives + Love at Death Beach + Maggie8 + Marmozets + Milk White White Teeth + Piskie Sits + Post War Glamour Girls + Runaround Kids + Sam Airey + Satellite + Soul Circus + Stalking Horse + The ABC Club + These Monsters + Various Cruelties + We Are Losers + Wot Gorilla? + Yonderboy + Young Liar
Sunday 1st May
Glasvegas and Guests – Leeds Metropolitan University £16 plus booking
Times New Viking, Wild Palms, Wonderswan and Cissy – The Brudenell Social Club – This event is free to people with wristbands and £6 for those without, doors at 5pm.
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Multi-venue all day event from 12 midday // wristbands are £17.50 for the event.
Official box office: http://www.seetickets.com/Tour/LIVE-AT-LEEDS