Indie and Alternative

Want to find out where your favourite bands are playing next? Want to read interviews with the next big thing, or reviews of the latest guitar driven masterpiece? This section features some of the most comprehensive information on the web about the UK indie scene, with a constantly updated gig section backed up by up-to-date news and insights for the rock enthusiast.

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What people don't realise is that we're all homosexuals.

- Nick Valensi (The Strokes)

Indie and Alternative Venues

We've plucked out the greatest venues from across the land for you to experience indie and alternative, each home to a smorgasbord of live acts and performers week in week out.

Thekla

Bristol
BS1 4RB

The Leadmill

Sheffield
S1 4SE

Hinds is a Spanish indie rock band from Madrid, formed in 2011, consisting of Carlotta Cosials (vocals, guitar), Ana Perrote (vocals, guitar), Ade Martin (bass) and Amber Grimbergen (drums). The original name of the band was Deers, but they were forced to change it at the end of 2014, due to the threat of legal action from a similarly named band. The group chose "Hinds" (female deer) as the new name of the band and announced officially the name change on 7 January 2015. They have released one album and two singles. Hinds are considered a garage rock, garage pop and lo-fi band, and have been compared to a blend of rock bands such as Velvet Underground, The Paste...

Hinds

Leeds Festival 2018
Popular Event: 14747+ going
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Leeds Festival 2018

Bramham Park, Wetherby

Friday 24th Aug

11:00am til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 16

From 205

From punk, metal and grime through to rock, alternative and dance music, Leeds offers 80,000 music f...

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Reading Festival 2018

Richfield Avenue Festival Site, Reading

Friday 24th Aug

11:00am til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 16

From 205 (+BF)

With the most revered artists from across the globe playing each year across the August Bank Holiday...

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This week's Indie and Alternative events

 
This Feeling - Nottingham
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This Feeling - Nottingham

Chameleon Cafe Bar, Nottingham

Thursday 19th Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

6

“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher

ROAM
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ROAM

Record Junkee, Sheffield

Tuesday 17th Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

10

ROAM Milestones Wolfculture Tuesday 17th July Record Junkee Sheffield Doors 7.30pm 14+ ...

Breaking Bands for Macmillan Cancer Support
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Breaking Bands for Macmillan Cancer Support

Cunliffe Hall, Chorley

Thursday 19th Jul

7:00pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 14

10

Local showcase of live music from the finest Chorley talent - Tea included by way of Bowens Pie & pe...

Preoccupations
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Preoccupations

Hare And Hounds, Birmingham

Monday 16th Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

14 Advance

This Is Tmrw welcome Preoccupations on Monday 16th July 2018.