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Supporting the Leeds music scene for 10 years, we have always been the primary resource for reviews of gigs, festivals and live music events in Leeds and around West Yorkshire.

Our gig reviews go back to the year 1999, so select a year below to go through our archives.

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Stars

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 8th December 2005

 

Micky P Kerr

Live @ The Vine on Thursday, 29th December 2005

 
 

Rob Nichols

Live @ Mixing Tin on Friday, 23rd December 2005

 

Armor For Sleep

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 13th December 2005

 
 

O Fracas

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 17th December 2005

 

Bridewell Taxis

Live @ Bien Venue on Friday, 9th December 2005

 
 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Live @ Faversham on Tuesday, 15th November 2005

 

Pen Knife Love Life

Live @ The Vine on Friday, 9th December 2005

 
 

The Maccabees

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 10th December 2005

 

Jont

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 1st December 2005

 
 

LCD Soundsystem

Live @ Blank Canvas on Tuesday, 6th December 2005

 

My Awesome Compilation

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 27th November 2005

 
 

Fran Rodgers

Live @ Sela Bar on Sunday, 4th December 2005

 

The Haunted

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 26th November 2005

 
 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Live @ Faversham on Tuesday, 15th November 2005

 

The Convulsions

Live @ Junction Inn (Otley) on Tuesday, 1st November 2005

 
 

Elbow

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday, 22nd November 2005

 

Alkaline Trio

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 17th November 2005

 
 

Boy Kill Boy

Live @ Cockpit on Friday, 11th November 2005

 

Melt Banana

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 18th November 2005

 
 

Skin

Live @ Cockpit on Sunday, 20th November 2005

 

Unclejohnny

Live @ Packhorse on Friday, 11th November 2005

 
 

The Good Die Young

Live @ Cockpit Room 3 on Wednesday, 9th November 2005

 

Of Montreal

Live @ Faversham on Wednesday, 16th November 2005

 
 

All My Friends Are Dead

Live @ Mixing Tin on Wednesday, 9th November 2005

 

Bloodhound Gang

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday, 8th November 2005

 
 

The Hair

Live @ University of Lincoln on Thursday, 20th October 2005

 

Mucky Sailor

Live @ Milo on Thursday, 27th October 2005

 
 

The Young Knives

Live @ Tokyo (Huddersfield) on Tuesday, 8th November 2005

 

This Et Al

Live @ Music Box (Manchester) on Thursday, 3rd November 2005

 
 

Nightmare Of You

Live @ Joseph's Well on Monday, 7th November 2005

 

The Sunshine Underground

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 5th November 2005

 
 

The Warlocks

Live @ Faversham on Monday, 7th November 2005

 

Buck 65

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 6th November 2005

 
 

Four Tet

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Wednesday, 2nd November 2005

 

Morassi

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 21st October 2005

 
 

10,000 Things

Live @ The Vine on Friday, 28th October 2005

 

Starsailor

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 3rd November 2005

 
 

Towers Of London

Live @ Joseph's Well on Wednesday, 26th October 2005

 

Swap

Live @ Courthouse (Otley) on Thursday, 20th October 2005

 
 

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Live @ The Venue on Wednesday, 19th October 2005

 

Nine Black Alps

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Saturday, 15th October 2005

 
 

The Fall

Live @ Irish Centre on Thursday, 20th October 2005

 

The Glitterati

Live @ Cockpit on Monday, 24th October 2005

 
 

Minus The Bear

Live @ Joseph's Well on Tuesday, 25th October 2005

 

Arctic Monkeys

Live @ Blank Canvas on Monday, 17th October 2005

 
 

Ladytron

Live @ Cockpit on Wednesday, 19th October 2005

 

The Cut

Live @ Cockpit on Friday, 14th October 2005

 
 

Engineers

Live @ Cockpit on Sunday, 16th October 2005

 

Dead Disco

Live @ Mixing Tin on Tuesday, 11th October 2005

 
 

The Subways

Live @ Blank Canvas on Saturday, 15th October 2005

 

Stateless

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 14th October 2005

 
 

The Terminals

Live @ Escobar (Wakefield) on Friday, 14th October 2005

 

Bridewell Taxis

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 7th October 2005

 
 

Kid 606

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Wednesday, 12th October 2005

 

The Glitterati

Live @ Fibbers (York) on Wednesday, 12th October 2005

 
 

Jon Gomm

Live @ Mixing Tin on Sunday, 9th October 2005

 

Deadstring Brothers

Live @ New Roscoe on Sunday, 9th October 2005

 
 

Infrasound

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 8th October 2005

 

The Chalets

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 1st October 2005

 
 

The Raindogs

Live @ Jug & Barrel on Friday, 16th September 2005

 

Ali Whitton

Live @ Faversham on Sunday, 2nd October 2005

 
 

four day Hombre

Live @ City Varieties on Thursday, 22nd September 2005

 

Chicken Legs Weaver

Live @ New Roscoe on Wednesday, 28th September 2005

 
 

These Monsters

Live @ Dr Wu's on Monday, 26th September 2005

 

White Rose Movement

Live @ Cockpit on Monday, 26th September 2005

 
 

Mew

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 22nd September 2005

 

9 Volt Shot

Live @ New Roscoe on Wednesday, 7th September 2005

 
 

Wildhearts

Live @ Scarborough Castle on Saturday, 17th September 2005

 

The Starting Line

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 20th September 2005

 
 

O Fracas

Live @ Faversham on Monday, 12th September 2005

 

3 Colours Red

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 18th September 2005

 
 

John McCusker Band

Live @ Otley Methodist Hall on Thursday, 1st September 2005

 

Shout Out Louds

Live @ Cockpit on Friday, 9th September 2005

 
 

This Et Al

Live @ The Vine on Thursday, 8th September 2005

 

Foo Fighters

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Sunday, 28th August 2005

 
 

iLiKETRAiNS

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 2nd September 2005

 

iLiKETRAiNS

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 2nd September 2005

 
 

Goldie Lookin' Chain

Live @ HMV on Wednesday, 7th September 2005

 

The Killers

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Saturday, 27th August 2005

 
 

Rivers

Live @ Mixing Tin on Friday, 2nd September 2005

 

The Delamores

Live @ Xscape (Castleford) on Thursday, 1st September 2005

 
 

Backyard Babies

Live @ Cockpit on Friday, 2nd September 2005

 

The Research

Live @ The Vine on Thursday, 1st September 2005

 
 

Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Saturday, 27th August 2005

 

Iron Maiden

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Friday, 26th August 2005

 
 

Bloc Party

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Friday, 26th August 2005

 

Arcade Fire

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Sunday, 28th August 2005

 
 

Pixies

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Saturday, 27th August 2005

 

Marilyn Manson

Live @ Leeds Festival 2005 on Friday, 26th August 2005

 
 

Iodo

Live @ Carpe Diem on Thursday, 25th August 2005

 

The Research

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 13th August 2005

 
 

The New Drifters

Live @ Denby Dale Festival on Sunday, 21st August 2005

 

The Coral

Live @ Faversham on Friday, 12th August 2005

 
 

The Delamores

Live @ Escobar (Wakefield) on Monday, 22nd August 2005

 

Supergrass

Live @ City Varieties on Tuesday, 16th August 2005

 
 

The Breech

Live @ Mixing Tin on Friday, 5th August 2005

 

Shatner

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 5th August 2005

 
 

Editors

Live @ Cockpit on Wednesday, 3rd August 2005

 

Infadels

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 30th July 2005

 
 

Farming Incident

Live @ The Royal Oak (Halifax) on Friday, 29th July 2005

 

Idlewild

Live @ Holmfirth Picturedrome on Friday, 29th July 2005

 
 

Devendra Banhart

Live @ City Varieties on Wednesday, 3rd August 2005

 

Half Man Half Biscuit

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 28th July 2005

 
 

The Sunshine Underground

Live @ Escobar (Wakefield) on Monday, 1st August 2005

 

The Sunshine Underground

Live @ Faversham on Thursday, 21st July 2005

 
 

The Fever

Live @ Joseph's Well on Wednesday, 20th July 2005

 

O Fracas

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 14th July 2005

 
 

The Playmates

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 14th July 2005

 

Palo Alto

Live @ Mixing Tin on Thursday, 14th July 2005

 
 

Rent

Live @ Love Apple (Bradford) on Wednesday, 13th July 2005

 

Electric Mud Generator

Live @ New Roscoe on Wednesday, 13th July 2005

 
 

Jon Gomm

Live @ Cardigan Arms on Saturday, 2nd July 2005

 

Uiscedwr

Live @ Commercial (Cleckheaton) on Friday, 1st July 2005

 
 

Finch

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday, 5th July 2005

 

Hard-Fi

Live @ HMV on Tuesday, 5th July 2005

 
 

Funeral for a Friend

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 30th June 2005

 

Martha Wainwright

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 30th June 2005

 
 

Adult.

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 26th June 2005

 

Gold Blade

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 21st June 2005

 
 

Sons and Daughters

Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 16th June 2005

 

Jeff Klein

Live @ Joseph's Well on Tuesday, 21st June 2005

 
 

Duke Special

Live @ Cornerhouse (Huddersfield) on Wednesday, 8th June 2005

 

LaRusso

Live @ Carpe Diem on Thursday, 16th June 2005

 
 

Oceansize

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 4th June 2005

 

All My Friends Are Dead

Live @ Mixing Tin on Thursday, 9th June 2005

 
 

Patrick Wolf

Live @ Faversham on Thursday, 9th June 2005

 

Why?

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Tuesday, 7th June 2005

 
 

A

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 7th May 2005

 

Oceansize

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 4th June 2005

 
 

Young Heart Attack

Live @ Joseph's Well on Thursday, 2nd June 2005

 

The Duke Spirit

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 24th May 2005

 
 

Milburn

Live @ Escobar (Wakefield) on Monday, 16th May 2005

 

McQueen

Live @ The Vine on Tuesday, 24th May 2005

 
 

The Mystery Jets

Live @ The Vine on Monday, 23rd May 2005

 

The Playmates

Live @ Mixing Tin on Tuesday, 24th May 2005

 
 

Allister

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 17th May 2005

 

The Scaramanga Six

Live @ The Vine on Thursday, 19th May 2005

 
 

Tsunami Bomb

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 20th May 2005

 

Mono

Live @ Joseph's Well on Monday, 16th May 2005

 
 

Billy No Mates

Live @ Primrose on Tuesday, 10th May 2005

 

The Futureheads

Live @ The Refectory on Wednesday, 11th May 2005

 
 

Unexploded Shells

Live @ Primrose on Saturday, 7th May 2005

 

Dead Fly Buchowski

Live @ Faversham on Thursday, 5th May 2005

 
 

The Fret

Live @ Bassment on Friday, 29th April 2005

 

Space Ritual

Live @ New Roscoe on Thursday, 28th April 2005

 
 

Million Dead

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 26th April 2005

 

The Durbervilles

Live @ New Roscoe on Friday, 22nd April 2005

 
 

Atholl Ransome

Live @ Grove Inn on Sunday, 24th April 2005

 

Hell Is For Heroes

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 16th April 2005

 
 

Yorkshire Bone

Live @ Mixing Tin on Tuesday, 26th April 2005

 

The Hives

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 21st April 2005

 
 

Duels

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 15th April 2005

 

Bad Beat Revue

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 17th April 2005

 
 

Manic Street Preachers

Live @ The Refectory on Sunday, 17th April 2005

 

The Sunshine Underground

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Thursday, 14th April 2005

 
 

The Playmates

Live @ Joseph's Well on Sunday, 17th April 2005

 

Duels

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 15th April 2005

 
 

Mama Scuba

Live @ Mixing Tin on Wednesday, 13th April 2005

 

Love with Arthur Lee

Live @ Irish Centre on Friday, 8th April 2005

 
 

British Sea Power

Live @ Blank Canvas on Friday, 8th April 2005

 

Do Me Bad Things

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 2nd April 2005

 
 

ˇForward, Russia!

Live @ Packhorse on Friday, 1st April 2005

 

Delmonica

Live @ New Roscoe on Wednesday, 6th April 2005

 
 

The Glitterati

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 5th April 2005

 

The Breech

Live @ Faversham on Sunday, 27th March 2005

 
 

The Somatics

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 1st April 2005

 

Duels

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 26th March 2005

 
 

O Fracas

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Thursday, 24th March 2005

 

The Blood Brothers

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 22nd March 2005

 
 

The Dead Pets

Live @ Joseph's Well on Thursday, 17th March 2005

 

Unfolds

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 19th March 2005

 
 

The Cribs

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 12th March 2005

 

6 Fingered Man

Live @ The Vine on Wednesday, 16th March 2005

 
 

Mama Scuba

Live @ The Vine on Thursday, 17th March 2005

 

Thirteen Senses

Live @ Cockpit on Sunday, 6th March 2005

 
 

Secret Machines

Live @ Cockpit on Monday, 14th March 2005

 

LaRusso

Live @ The Vine on Saturday, 12th March 2005

 
 

Bright Eyes

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Thursday, 10th March 2005

 

Duels

Live @ Woodhouse Liberal Club on Friday, 11th March 2005

 
 

The Fall

Live @ Irish Centre on Wednesday, 9th March 2005

 

Brudenell Benefit Night

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Monday, 7th March 2005

 
 

The Wedding Present

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Sunday, 6th March 2005

 

Modeliste

Live @ The Royal Oak (Halifax) on Friday, 4th March 2005

 
 

Pure Reason Revolution

Live @ Cockpit on Monday, 28th February 2005

 

Laughing Gravy

Live @ Junction Inn (Otley) on Tuesday, 1st March 2005

 
 

Kelly Joe Phelps

Live @ City Varieties on Monday, 28th February 2005

 

Duels

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 4th February 2005

 
 

Roots Manuva

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Thursday, 24th February 2005

 

Deadline

Live @ Fenton on Sunday, 20th February 2005

 
 

Death From Above 1979

Live @ Cockpit on Friday, 4th February 2005

 

Biffy Clyro

Live @ Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday, 22nd February 2005

 
 

Being 747

Live @ Cardigan Arms on Thursday, 17th February 2005

 

Deadstring Brothers

Live @ New Roscoe on Monday, 21st February 2005

 
 

Nutty Skunk

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 18th February 2005

 

Fall Out Boy

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 19th February 2005

 
 

Gold Chains & Sue Cie

Live @ Joseph's Well on Saturday, 19th February 2005

 

Hood

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Thursday, 17th February 2005

 
 

Bilge Pump

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Wednesday, 26th January 2005

 

Stephen Fretwell

Live @ Cockpit on Monday, 14th February 2005

 
 

New Rhodes

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 12th February 2005

 

Dead Peter

Live @ Cardigan Arms on Sunday, 30th January 2005

 
 

The Scaramanga Six

Live @ Courthouse (Otley) on Saturday, 12th February 2005

 

The Duke Spirit

Live @ Joseph's Well on Tuesday, 8th February 2005

 
 

The Paddingtons

Live @ Joseph's Well on Thursday, 3rd February 2005

 

The Kills

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 1st February 2005

 
 

65 Days Of Static

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Saturday, 5th February 2005

 

Mama Scuba

Live @ The Vine on Friday, 28th January 2005

 
 

Underoath

Live @ Cockpit on Saturday, 29th January 2005

 

The Killers

Live @ The Refectory on Thursday, 27th January 2005

 
 

It Takes Bridges

Live @ Mixing Tin on Wednesday, 26th January 2005

 

Jesse Malin

Live @ Joseph's Well on Saturday, 22nd January 2005

 
 

ˇForward, Russia!

Live @ Faversham on Saturday, 22nd January 2005

 

Being 747

Live @ Royal Park Cellars on Friday, 21st January 2005

 
 

Colour Of Fire

Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 11th January 2005

 

AntiProduct

Live @ Brudenell Social Club on Thursday, 20th January 2005

 
 

Kaiser Chiefs

Live @ Joseph's Well on Friday, 7th January 2005

 

Vib Gyor

Live @ HiFi Club on Friday, 7th January 2005