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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.

Piatti Quartet

Thu. 21 March 2019

Crucible Theatre

A concert of music by Bridge, Mendelssohn and Beethoven by the award-winning Piatti Quartet.

Ineza

Thu. 21 March 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

A composer who creates an intriguing mix of jazz, R&B and soul, with expressive lyrics, unusual chord progressions and surprising movements.

Henry Lowther's Still Waters

Fri. 22 March 2019

Crookes Social Club, Mulhouse Road, S10 1TD

Sheffield Jazz present Still Waters, a project born out of a long friendship between Henry Lowther and bassist Dave Green.

David Thomas Broughton + Neil McSweeney

Sat. 23 March 2019

Merlin Theatre, Meadow Bank Road, Nether Edge, S11 9AH

Opus and Now Then present a very special show, with two fantastic songwriters in a beautiful, intimate setting, nestled in leafy Nether Edge.

Simon Lethem with Rachel Gerrard

Fri. 22 March 2019 — Sat. 23 March 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

Returning to their home city after many years, songwriter and musician Simon Lethem will be showcasing the album Lessons in Life with singer Rachel Gerrard.

Why Isn’t Everybody Talking About Fifi?

Multiple dates

Yellow Arch Studios

A new show from Jamie Campbell, the inspiration behind the hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. It tells the story from the point of view of his drag-queen alter-ego Fifi la True.

The Undercover Hippy

Thu. 28 March 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

A drum and bass MC turned singer-songwriter described as being “like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest and the Sleaford Mods.”

Housewives

Thu. 28 March 2019

Picture House Social

Music for the future.

Feeling Good in a Green City

Wed. 27 March 2019 — Thu. 28 March 2019

Weston Park Museum

A two-day festival of nature and wellbeing in three of the city's beautiful green spaces.

Tony Kofi Sextet: A Portrait of Cannonball

Fri. 29 March 2019

Crookes Social Club, Mulhouse Road, Sheffield S10 1TD

Sheffield Jazz present a loving celebration of the jazz giant Julian ‘Cannnonball’ Adderley.

Sheffield University Symphony Orchestra

Sat. 30 March 2019

Firth Hall, Western Bank, S10 2TN

University of Sheffield’s spring concert.

Yellow Arch Culture Clash

Sat. 30 March 2019 — Sun. 31 March 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

The sounds of West Africa and the West Indies come together, as Zion Train and K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade meet face-to-face with one thing in common: good vibes.

Vula Viel

Thu. 4 April 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

A uniquely engaging mix of African, punk and minimalist influences, based around the gyil – a Ghanaian xylophone.

Tommy Smith Quartet

Fri. 5 April 2019

Crucible Theatre

The internationally-acclaimed saxophonist and his outstanding new group pay tribute to jazz icon John Coltrane.

Concerto

Fri. 5 April 2019

Drama Studio

A unique musical experience inspired by Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, Concerto is a deconstructed and re-orchestrated exploration of the legacy of war and the healing power of music to overcome tragedy.

Standing at the Sky's Edge

Fri. 15 March 2019 — Sat. 6 April 2019

Crucible Theatre

A story of 50 years of Park Hill, with music by Richard Hawley.

Tim Horton

Sat. 6 April 2019

Crucible Theatre

A cycle of Schubert's major piano sonatas, alongside music by Ravel.

Nubiyan Twist & special guests

Fri. 5 April 2019 — Sat. 6 April 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

Opus and Now Then present a multi-room party featuring a 10-piece that effortlessly blends Future Jazz, afro beats, heavy dubs and blistering musicianship into their own sound.

The Indecision

Thu. 11 April 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

The high-energy ska band come to town with their brand new album, Give It Up!

Harry Allen Quartet with Andrea Pozza

Fri. 12 April 2019

Crookes Social Club, Mulhouse Road, Sheffield S10 1TD

Sheffield Jazz present the unsurpassable talent of Harry Allen.

Atomic's Rainbow Rampage

Fri. 10 May 2019

Yellow Arch Studios

Let’s see what happens when you mix 1980s pop music from Sheffield’s Atomic 80s band, the LGBT+ community, and the singer from the Everly Pregnant Brothers.

Mingus Profiles Sextet

Fri. 10 May 2019

Crookes Social Club, Mulhouse Road, Sheffield S10 1TD

A rousing gig to round off the Sheffield Jazz spring season.