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Quad Studios - 78 Friday Street, Leicester, LE1
3BW (0116 251 2516)
electronics, anything from outer space nebula meltdowns to Terry Riley in a
Not that we'd ever get the real Terry to join in! Instead, regulars these days
Chris Conway, Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman, Jim Tetlow, Jez Creek, etc.
Anyone with a sense of adventure is welcome to join-in the impromptu jams!
Of course an audience welcome too, and it's free!
Refreshments, tea, coffee available, but no bar, so bring your own booze if you
recent/upcoming dates below...
gigs in and
around Leicester / East Midlands...
The Musician pub, Clyde Street, Leicester - ? December 2022
a unique evening of prog, psych & trippy sounds
Live electronic music at The
Cookie, High Street, Leicester, United Kingdom
Out there sounds, cheap admission, nice venue!
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Church Of Sound
Electronic events in Nottingham (monthly)
Modulight - Thurs 18 August
MTI De Montfort University
Electronic event at PACE Studio 1 (18:00-20:30) free
Wd 18 February - event postponed
QE142 - 16 August -
event was postponed from 24 March 2020
QE143 - 13 September - in the lobby again!
QE144 - Tues 18th October
QE145 - Tues 15th November
QE146 - Tues 13th December
new dates - all in lobby unless there's an issue.
"Subject to change if my diary gets busy..." - Chris Conway
United Isolation Ensemble
As Qudelectronic wasn't happening due to lockdown during the
a special new remote collaboration was established with the project name:
United Isolation Ensemble.
is gigging all over the place, with various different projects.
Check his gig news http://www.chrisconway.org/gigs.html
Gong + Ozric Tentacles: 16
November at 02 Academy
places in the UK...
previously: Branston, Burton On Trent, now: Lea Hall Social Club,
regular (about 10 months of the year) ambient, electronic, synth gigs and
of a gig that's of interest to us that isn't listed? Email me and I'll post it
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The Abattoir - The Abbey
Pub, 104 St Margarets Way, LE4 (0116 2622103) music venue, closed
Bambu - Welford Road, café / bar & music venue, closed, now an
- closed-down / re-opened, closed again. Now reopened primarily as a pub.
The Cookie -
68 High Street, City Centre, Leicester LE1 5YP -
café/bar with cellar venue
The Criterion - 44 Millstone Lane (0116 262 5418) real ale pub & general music venue (both recent web
De Montfort University
- PACE buiding, DMU campus. MTI contemporary &
electronic music events
The Donkey Bar
- 203 Welford Road (0116 270 5042) pub & general
Duffy's Bar - 18 Pocklingtons
Walk (0116 255 3316) pub & general music venue
Firebug - 1 Millstone Lane / Pocklingtons
Walk (0116 255 1228) pub & general music venue
Fabrika (The Independent Art Centre) - 68-70 Humberstone Gate,
Leicester LE1 3PL - closed since 2012
International Arts Centre - Garden St, Leicester LE1 3UA - seems to
have closed in 2013
Lock 42 - 2-4
Frog Island - rear entrance of new Stayfree building (0116 223 0304) new
general music venue (no new dates listed)
The Looking Glass - 68-70 Braunstone Gate, Leicester, LE3 5LG -
café/bar with cellar venue (2000-2015), now called The West End Bar
The Magazine - Newarke Street, Leicester LE1 5SP - public house with a
function room upstairs, hosted by Haz in early 1990s
The Musician - 42 Crafton Street
West / Clyde Street (0116 251 0080) general music
O2 Academy former Leicester
University Students Union
The Pavillion - Victoria Park, off London Road café / bar & music
venue, closed, now an Indian Restaurant!
Phoenix Arts - now at Phoenix Square
(0116 255 4854) theatre/film/arts/gigs
Physio & Firkin - 19 Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LG - public
house and music venue circa 1995 to 2000
Pump & Tap - 42 Duns Lane, Leicester, LE3 5LX - public house and
music venue 1988 to 2009
Quad Studios - 78 Friday Street,
Leicester, LE1 3BW (0116 251 2516) Quad Electronic
The Royal Mail - 20 Campbell Street, Leicester LE1 1PW - public house
and music venue 198? to 2000
The Shed - 5
Yeoman Street (0116 262 2255) general music venue -
recently bought over by: Ambush Events
The Sound House
- 28 Southampton St, formerly The Queen Victoria (07830 425 555) new general music venue
The Spread Eagle - Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1LB - public house
with a function room upstairs 198? to 199?
Stench - arts & music workshop
Sumo - 54 Braunstone Gate - club & venue
The Victory - 21 Aylestone Rd, Leicester LE2 7LG - public house with a
function room sometimes used for concerts circa 1999 to 2002
Y Theatre -
7 East Street (0116 255 7066) theatre in the YMCA
Arts in Leicestershire
useful news pages
Leicester rock gigs
useful news pages
This Is Leicestershire
useful news pages
see also: gigs log and Leicester
Centre Royal Festival Hall / Queen Elizabeth Hall
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