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PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, March 14th-20th

All information correct at the time of publishing – to our knowledge! – regarding Coronavirus cancellations presents ‘Grl Pwr’ @ Hyde Park Book Club, Monday 16th March

In association with, the cosy Hyde Park Book Club puts on a night of local artists and bands, celebrating the best female artists / female-led acts in Leeds as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. At £6 a ticket, you get Allora, Hayley Gaftarnick and Pigeon’s Pocket on the line-up. (TICKETS)

Ash @ Leeds University Union Stylus, Tuesday 17th March

Evergreen Britpop heroes Ash marked their 25th anniversary as a band last year with a new compilation, Teenage Wildlife, and a UK tour announced for 2020 which arrives in Leeds on Tuesday night. The Northern Irish trio are, quite simply, one of the greatest singles acts in living memory, delivering an unbroken string of chart hits from the mid-Nineties to the mid-Noughties indebted to everything from The Undertones to Scott Walker. (TICKETS)

Andy Shauf @ Brudenell Social Club, Friday 20th March

Following the release of his sixth studio album The Neon Skyline, a loose concept record told from the perspective of a lonely, pining narrator as he sits in a bar and interacts with other patrons, Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf is in the form of his life. The tour behind it comes to the Brudenell Social Club on Friday night – limited tickets are still available for you to catch this exceptional talent! (TICKETS)

Ratboy @ The Wardrobe, Friday 20th March

Going slightly under the radar when released at the start of last year, Jordan Cardy’s second Rat Boy album Internationally Unknown continued the good work of his 2017 debut album SCUM. He brings his energetic brand of indie and hip-hop, reminiscent of the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Jamie T and The Streets, to the Wardrobe to kick off the weekend! (TICKETS)

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