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5 Sheffield gigs not to miss this week

From indie pop to live hip-hop and folk, here’s a round up of five of the best gigs of the week in Sheffield.

Menace Beach / Avida Dollars / Katie Pham And The Moonbathers @ Picture House Social

Touring with their recently released sophomore album Lemon Memory in tow, Leeds five-piece Menace Beach will be hitting up the Picture House Social with their own brand of fuzzed out indie-pop on Tuesday 31st. Support comes from Sheffield rockers Avida Dollars, and dream pop trio Katie Pham And The Moonbathers.

Tickets available here.

Big Thief / Mega Bog / Dead Slow Hoot @ The Leadmill

Catch Brooklyn’s Big Thief at The Leadmill on Saturday 5th Feb, alongside pop/jazz outfit Mega Bog and Sheff’s Dead Slow Hoot. Having released debut album Masterpiece last spring, Big Thief have already been making waves stateside with a spout of high-energy live shows and festival appearances.

Tickets available here.

The Abstract Orchestra “Tribute to J Dilla Live” – O2 Academy Sheffield

16 piece ensemble fronted by Haggis Horns’ saxophonist Rob Mitchell, The Abstract Orchestra are masters of live hip-hop, and will be bringing their jaw-dropping J Dilla Show to the O2 on Friday February 3rd.

Tickets available here.

Mowbeck @ The Rocking Chair / The Fifty Nine / Josh Anderson @ The Rocking Chair

On their first trip to the Steel City, Notts grit-pop foursome Mowbeck will take over The Rocking Chair basement on Friday 3rd February. Backed by BBC Introducing, these boys had a big year in 2016, playing the likes of Reading and Leeds – catch them in this intimate setting while you can.

Megson @ The Greystones

Causing somewhat of a revival on the British folk scene, husband and wife duo Debs and Stu Hanna AKA Megson are gracing The Greystones’ Backroom on Sunday 5th February. Stunning harmonies and clever songwriting has seen the pair recognised in the national press, as well as take home myriad awards.

Tickets available here.




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