Rap with a British accent that talked about UK-centric issues was a sharp contrast to the American dominated landscape when Mike Skinner released Original Pirate Material in 2002. He's since become one of leading voices in UK music and culture.
Make some dates with excellent bands and artists, with a hand from our Tom's picks of the gigs coming soon in Sheffield – or streaming online from the city to the digital world.
Browse the What's On calendar for even more music events.
Fri. 28 January 2022
A Texas hip-hop collective who also label themselves as "the world’s greatest boyband." Their music ranges from R&B balladry to more aggressive, hard hitting hip-hop.
Thu. 3 February 2022
Welsh three-piece The Bug Club make rock 'n' roll nuggets in the vein of The Modern Lovers and The Kinks. Their music is catchy, infectious and fun – the perfect antidote to cold February nights.