Tasty line-up announced for Sheffield food and music celebration

Sheffield’s food, drink and creative scenes are set to unite for a celebration of all things independent in the city centre this month.

Taking place the weekend of 21-23 September, A Taste of Independent Sheffield has been organised in conjunction with True North Brew Co and Timm Cleasby from Tramlines Festival. Coinciding with the return of the native student population, the event will feature a wide mix of food traders as well as art showcases and a live music programme featuring local talent.

Stalls will spread across Fargate and the Peace Gardens, including a True North drinks tent serving a selection of the brewery’s finest drinks and hosting live music through to the evening. Also featured will be a gin and rum festival, with more than 100 different spirits on offer and talks from experts throughout the day.

The Traders
Sweet or savoury, food or drink, there’s something to whet every appetite. Here are the traders announced so far…
Sheffield Dry Gin – Broadfield Pies – Café Carte – Mama Tornado – Secret Cake Club – Signor Arancini – Coffee On The Run – Pinch & Pull – Pura Cosmetics – Sunshine Pizza – Kevins Pies Caribbean Fusion – Doughology – Samantha Vintage – Lovely Pear – The Yorkshire Crepe – Blessones Kitchen – Beaumont Bags – Noodle Box

Who’s Playing
Life Aquatic Band // Multi-genre group fusing disco, jazz, groove, soul, indie and reggae styles into a sumptuous and evocative soundtrack.
Sheffield University Jazz Orchestra // UoS’ finest jazz aficianados offer an unmissable blend of great music and talented artists.
Hot Soles // Rambunctious rock ‘n’ roll duo known for high-energy live shows.
Cora Pearl // Expect catchy indie goodness with a grungy twist. In the meantime, new single Graffiti is well worth a listen.
Alvarez Kings // Assured indie pop with an experimental side. Well-known in Sheffield and last year released their first major label record, Somewhere Between, on Warner Bros. Records.
Rogue Siesta // A daring blend of genres results in quality music best described as “Reggae-plus”.
Henderson // Indie rock band on the up, delivering catchy guitar music and a suitably ‘Sheffield’ name.

For the latest information and updates, head to tasteofindependentsheffield.uk

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