This article was published in 2011.

Two Leeds venues - Brudenell Social Club and Cockpit - have made it to the short-list in the NME search to find the Best Small Music Venue in the UK.

There are 5 bands per region, with the Leeds venues representing the North East region. Other venues include The Boardwalk (Sheffield), The Cluny (Newcastle) and Fibbers (York).

The NME are now looking for your votes - vote here - with voting to close on June 10th.

The overall winner will be announced on June 14th.