Jazz at The Lescar host tabla and santoor player and educator John Ball, leading the Sheffield Indian Music Ensemble, and the multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer Vijay Venkat.
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.
Thu. 30 May 2019
Foundry, Sheffield University Students' Union, Western Bank, S10 2TG
An expert at condensing all parts of American life into three minute, cinematic pop songs that take their cues from Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Bruce Springsteen.
Sat. 15 June 2019
A show looking at displacement from two perspectives: a grandfather struggling with Alzheimer’s and an artist struggling to stay in the UK. What happens when neither can remember where they belong?
Wed. 19 June 2019
All Because of Love is a new production bringing the poetry of Persia’s beloved mystic poet Rumi to life in the magificent Picture House – with hauntingly beautiful Sufi music, dance and poetry.
Fri. 21 June 2019
An evening of reggae-poetry from one of the greatest poets of his generation, strongly influenced by the music and poetry of Jamaica and what he calls “street politics”. With support from Sheffield’s first poet laureate Otis Mensah.
Sat. 15 June 2019 — Sat. 22 June 2019
An innovative audio adventure created by Syrian refugee families in Bedford and singer-composer Roshi Nasehi.
Fri. 21 June 2019 — Sat. 22 June 2019
A night of global adventures in bass, welcoming to town Nídia all the way from Lisbon.
Sat. 22 June 2019
An evening of songs by people seeking sanctuary in County Durham, coming to Sheffield on tour.
Fri. 28 June 2019
St Catherine's Scout Hut, Holtwood Road, Pitsmoor, S4 7BA
A Scout-themed cabaret held in an actual Scout hut, hosted by Sheffield's finest poet-comedian Stan Skinny.
Sat. 6 July 2019 — Sun. 7 July 2019
An oasis of calm between the trees. With music, arts and crafts market, heritage craft workshops, and more.
Fri. 19 July 2019 — Mon. 22 July 2019
This year's Bungalows lineup features Yazmin Lacey, Galaxians, Baba Naga and more – all for free.
Fri. 11 October 2019 — Sun. 13 October 2019
A weekend of bleeps, beats and sweaty grins. Bringing together music, visual art, poetry, and workshops.