Church Leeds’ has been dubbed one of the most exciting new venues the city has on offer, a stunning grade two listed church that boasts a state of the art El’ Acoustic sound system and has already played host to the likes of Jamie Jones, Fatboy Slim, Erick Morilo, Louie Vega, Kolsch, Derick Carter, Craig Richards, Todd Terry, Damian Lazarus & Matthias Tanzmann to name just a few.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/churchleeds/
The cities much loved, iconic basement venue pushes quality underground music in a personal setting. The club is powered by a full Funktion One Sound system and is a favourite home to world class DJs, with previous guest including Daniel Avery, Midland, Ben UFO, Hunee, Joy Orbison and many more.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/wireclub/
Web - http://wireclub.co.uk/
The HiFi Club is home to a wide range of DJ led and live music nights based around a variety of musical genres, including Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, Motown, Reggae and Disco, with previous guests including Nightmares on Wax, Onra, Horse Meat Disco, Gilles Peterson and many more.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HiFiClubLeeds/
Web - http://www.thehificlub.co.uk/
Located in Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter, Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen is a much loved treasure in the city of Leeds. Spread over three floors, the venue comprises of two bars, two kitchens, an event space and a spectacular roof terrace. Known for hosting an array of live music, comedy, film and art exhibitions and more, the Belgrave has played host to the likes of Romare, King Krule, Ghost Poet, Loyle Carner, Maribou State, Mr Scruff and many more.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BelgraveMusicHallandCanteen/
Web - http://www.belgravemusichall.com/
Headrow House is a former textile mill located in one of Leeds' historic yards in the vibrant city centre. After 10 years of neglect Headrow House has recently been transformed into a multi use arts and event space comprised over 4 floors with three bars, a restaurant, beer hall, three outdoor areas and an events space, which has already seen the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, Crazy P, DJ Boring, Jungle, Detroit Swindle, Lapalux and many more take to it’s stage.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HeadrowHouse/
Web - http://headrowhouse.com/
The Wardrobe sits amongst some of the most iconic live music venues in the city. Since opening its doors in 1999 it has played host to a vast array of live music, as well as comedy & club nights in its basement venue. Wardrobe plays an integral role to the cities Live at Leeds festival as well as curates a board range of regular club and live shows, with previous guests including Trevor Nelson, Dutch Uncles, Aquilo, JP Cooper, Sub Motion Orchestra and many more.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thewardrobeleeds/
Web - http://www.thewardrobe.co.uk/
Distrikt is a unique, intimate, underground bar located in the city centre that has played as a firm favourite for underground music enthusiastsin the city, bosting a state of the art sound system and out door terrace space, the venue has seen the likes of Shonky (Apollonia), Adam Shelton, Nick Curly, Nightmares on wax, Session Victim, Gideon, Audiojack, San Proper, Marshall Jefferson and many more illuminate it’s dance floor.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/distriktbarleeds/
Web - http://www.distrikt.co.uk/
With a new lease of life being poured into a red brick Victorian factory on the cusp of the South side of the River Aire, Sheaf Street offers an artistically inspiring cafeteria, events space and terrace, situated as the front door to Duke Studios, a creative co-working and studio space. As a venue, Sheaf Street is quickly becoming a favourite for local residents and promoters and has recently been fitted with a custom built pioneer sound system.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sheafcafeteria/
Web - http://sheafstcafeteria.com/
Hope House is the home of inspiring Leeds based organisation MAP (Music and Arts Production) that provides alternative education for young people who are having difficulty accessing mainstream education. The Hope House Gallery occasionally holds exhibitions and events, using both internal and external art, as well as the much-loved underground clubbing event cosmic slop. As a venue it has recently received notoriety due to its outstanding custom built sound system, created based of the sound system in New Yorks famous Paradise Garage club.
Cosmic Slop – https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/2909
MAP Charity - http://mapcharity.org/
OLD RED BUS STATION
The Old Red Bus Station is a bar, music club and canteen, which has transformed an out of use relic of the city's past and quickly become home to a selection of the cities underground electronic music events. The venue offers two events spaces spanning both floors of the old station with a stripped back industrial interior.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheOldRedBusStation/
Web - https://theoldredbusstation.com/
HYDE PARK BOOK CLUB
Hyde Park Book Club is one of the cities many unique gems, situated on the edge of the city centre the venue is a boutique arts space serving coffee, beers, wines and food on Leeds’ Hyde Park Corner. Through the day, a chilled out space to hang out, eat, meet, read or write.
At night, an array of the most interesting creative groups from the city pop by to speak, perform, exhibit and play, with a wide range of happenings from techno to spoken word poetry.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/hydeparkbookclub/
Web - http://www.hydeparkbookclub.co.uk/