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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Music picks

Make some dates with excellent bands and artists, with a hand from our Tom's picks of the gigs coming soon in Sheffield.

Browse the What's On calendar for even more music events.


Sat. 20 July 2019

Hagglers Corner

From 2001 to 2016, Kabal was the most exciting, and most clandestine, party in town. Bask in its return this summer at a free all-dayer.


Fri. 19 July 2019 — Sun. 21 July 2019

Hillsborough Park

A three-day summertime celebration of music.

Horse Meat Disco

Sun. 21 July 2019

The original 'queer party for everyone', the disco revival geniuses behind Horse Meat Disco are bringing a glittering set to the Peddler Warehouse on Tramlines Sunday. Read on for a chance to win a pair of tickets.


Tue. 23 July 2019

The Leadmill

A special show to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their second studio album Liquid Skin.

Helen McCookerybook

Thu. 25 July 2019

Lantern Theatre

A John Peel favourite. The original bass player and lead singer of 70s/80s Brighton-based punk band The Chefs, whose upbeat pop tunes about everyday subjects became a key influence on the C-86 and twee pop movements that would follow.

White Denim

Wed. 31 July 2019

The Leadmill

Texan psych-rockers. Their latest album is full of hard hitting riffs and psychedelic breakdowns that take you from A to B in the blink of an eye, as if someone has cut and spliced together every classic rock album since the 1960s.

No Bounds

Fri. 11 October 2019 — Sun. 13 October 2019

A weekend of bleeps, beats and sweaty grins. Bringing together music, visual art, poetry, and workshops.