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Diary Dates

Threaded – Sunday 30 June
The Musician

With the unique instrumental line up of clarinet, violin and guitar, Birmingham based Threaded creates a distinctive sound like you’ve never heard before. With a classically trained background but a love for folk and acoustic music, this young and inspired trio wanted to combine their passions into one musical experience. Featuring beautiful melodic lines, combined with stylistic harmonies, atmospheric counter melodies and carefully crafted riffs, the balance between these three musicians is stunning.

The Hunna – Wednesday 3 July
O2 Academy Leicester

Hertfordshire four-piece, The Hunna, have become one of indie rock’s brightest lights. With obvious influences from the likes of Kings Of Leon and Foals, they deliver frantically-paced, guitar-driven anthems with a dramatic statement of intent.

Gorilla Riot – Friday 5 July

Gorilla Riot are a dirty rock n’ roll blues machine from Manchester, England. They play raucous blues based rock, combining elements of grunge, stoner and country to create a full-on high energy rock show.

Kasabian – Saturday 6 July
Victoria Park

Yes, there are still tickets available for Summer Solstice II as Kasabian take to Victoria Park for a huge homecoming show. Join Serge et al for all the biggest hits with support from the Kaiser Chiefs.

Riskee & The Ridicule – Friday 19 July

Riskee and The Ridicule formed in Kent, The Garden Of England, when frontman Scott Picking, aka Riskee, happened upon his musical counterpart in Jimbo Aglony on lead guitar. Joining the other soon to be members and Riskee and The Ridicule became a powerhouse of a genre-mixing-pot. Combining politically-charged Grime, hardcore and dash of pop-punk, the band found that they were able to collaborate and produce something fresh without ever sounding confused.


NEWS: The Millstone opening this summer

Looking forward to some live music this summer? The Millstone is opening in the former Ronnie Roos space on Millstone Lane and will be operating until the end of the year.

Officially launching on Saturday 29 June, The Millstone will play host to a fantastic range of live acts, including tributes to your favourite artists, dedications to your favourite decades and movies, and much more.

Manager of The Millstone commented, “We’ll be bringing back some of the stand out shows from the past two years plus some amazing brunches. We can’t wait to welcome back DJ SOUL DFECT as Resident DJ for the live events.”

The Millstone will be run by the same team behind Boxed Bar (Braunstone Gate) and will also be welcoming back Dale Walton who was the main man behind the hit live music bookings when it was Ronnie Roos.

Whilst only open until the end of the year due to building development work, The Millstone will become an exciting new live music courtyard venue, complete with new lighting and sound system and multiple bars in operation for the big events.

The team commented, “We’ve got an incredible lineup of live events planned but also the venue is available to anybody wishing to put on their own events from Monday to Friday. Please get in touch with us to discuss private hire and we look forward to welcoming everybody for the great live music over the weekends.”

The Millstone launches on Saturday 29 June with a fantastic George Michael tribute act headlining the event. Tickets are available via Skiddle. Please also keep an eye on The Millstone’s page on Skiddle for upcoming event updates.

The Millstone is located at 31 Millstone Lane, Leicester, LE1. 


In this week’s playlist take a listen to some of the acts you can see performing live in Leicester over the coming weeks.