5 Gigs in Sheffield for August
If you’ve not had you’re live music fill from Tramlines Festival recently, there are plenty of good gigs taking place in Sheffield this month. We’ve picked out five top shouts below.
Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds
Sheffield City Hall // 2nd Aug // £56
Originally released on May 16th, 1966, ‘Pet Sounds’ is universally hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time. Wilson and his band are joined on this tour by former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin for a live performance of ‘Pet Sounds’ in its entirety, as well as top hits spanning his 54-year career with The Beach Boys and as a solo artist
Plug // 18th August // £10
This explosive Yorkshire outfit hail from Bingley and peddle an electrifying blend of math rock, hardcore and post-punk.
The Greystones // 24th August // £8
Since forming in 2010, Sheffield-based folksters The Buffalo Skinners have toured up and down the country and continent. With their sound firmly rooted in traditional folk, the five-piece bring a unique spin on the genre with latest album ‘Cease Your Dreaming’ seeing a clear development on the bands firmly established skiffle-folk sound.
Leadmill // 28th Aug //£12
After being introduced to an international audience via their brilliant self-titled 2014 album, you can expect an array of catchy, melodic pop melodies from this upbeat Canadian quintet.
Leadmill // 29th August // £12
Reminding us that American rock & roll is still alive, this young five-piece from Chicago play a mixture of blues/garage rock.