Come What May: 7 live shows to check out in Sheffield this month
Exposed and local ticket office SIV have got together and had a long hard think about some of the cracking shows in Sheffield this month. We’ve whittled them all down to just seven, just so you’re not overwhelmed with choice.
OUR HOUSE: THE MADNESS MUSICAL
Sheffield City Hall // May 15 – 18 // From £9
Manor Operatic Society return to the City Hall stage for a right old knees-up with their production of Our House: The Madness Musical, featuring iconic hits from ‘House of Fun’ to ‘Baggy Trousers’.
RHYTHM THEORY LAUNCH NIGHT
Yellow Arch // May 15 // Free
Exposed have teamed up with champions of alternative sounds Yellow Arch Studios and the Zongo Music collective to bring you a jam night like no other! It’s free an’all.
More info here
Yellow Arch // May 16 // £7.70
Bristol-based electronic jazz outfit Ishmael Ensemble hit the road for their first official U.K. tour. Bridging jazz and electronica the group have found a unique and refreshing voice. With a breakthrough year impending, there’s no surprise their records caught the attention of tastemakers and DJs across the board.
WALLACE & GROMIT’S MUSICAL MARVELS
Sheffield City Hall // 19 May // From £17.92
Everyone’s favourite dynamic duo present a cracking live orchestral show featuring new specially created animations and a full screening of classic short film ‘The Wrong Trousers’ with a live orchestra soundtrack.
Picture House Social // May 22 // £10
Synonymous for his airy, chanted lyrics and a taut guitar line, Pelembe’s music veers off on psychedelic tangents as it nods towards Afro-soul with a political undercurrent.
THE GUILTY FEMINIST LIVE
Sheffield City Hall // 23 May // From £16.80
Special guests Rosie Jones, Jess Fostekew, Kemah Bob and Grace Petrie join comedian Deborah Frances-White for a funny, feisty and frank exploration of feminist issues, as heard on the hit podcast.
DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY
O2 Academy // May 30 // £38
The youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley was previously known as the ‘the youngest veteran’ by his fellow artists. Now, Damian “Jr. Gong” is a seasoned pro in the game who’s not afraid to speak his mind out of respect for the music and culture he loves. Back with his GRAMMY award-winning album Stony Hill, Marley sets to showcase the album in its entirety in his latest tour.