Sheffield Sounding Off

Brand new mini fest, the Sheffield Sound Festival started life as a wishlist of Steel city bands on a poster for a fictional fest…
 
Co-creator Tom was studying his GCSEs at the time but that dream lineup has become a real, flesh-and-blood event in the few short months since. Sheffield Sound Festival features 20 local bands including Americana unit The Blame, rock bezerkers The Ratells, Arkham Karvers and many more. Here's the Ratells' new one, which we're a fan of…
 
<a data-cke-saved-href="http://theratells.bandcamp.com/track/phobia" href="http://theratells.bandcamp.com/track/phobia">Phobia by The Ratells</a>
 
The highly fancied, John McClure-mentored, Liberty Ship will no doubt be a draw on the Friday, and Gallaghered five-piece Kartica bring the noise on Saturday with other highlights including The Monday Club, Blind Drivers and Sour Cherry.
 
As well as these worthy troubadours, Sheffield Sound will host a raft of artists and DJs doing their thing. The organisers are beavering like crazy to finalise the line-up, with a top secret city centre location currently being finalised. 
 
So if you didn’t get enough of a local music fix at Tramlines, Sheffield Sound will give you a much needed booster jab. Find out more at the official Sheffield Sound Festival twitter feed here. Tickets will be available from artists involved and a selection of Sheffield outlets priced at £5 per day and £8 for the weekend.
 




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