Live At Leeds – Unconference / Final bands and football tournament
aaamusic | On 20, Mar 2012
With Live At Leeds now just over 6 weeks away we can now bring you the final additions to the already huge line-up which boasts the likes of Marina & The Diamonds, Los Campesinos!, The Subways, LadyHawke, The Enemy, Chew Lips and more.
U.S punk legends Alkaline Trio will open up the weekend on the Friday at Leeds Met University* while Gabrielle Aplin, Lulu James, Cashier No. 9 and Fun Adults have been added to the Saturday line-up.
The main acts playing Live at Leeds 2012 now are:
EXAMPLE*//WRETCH 32*//NINA NESBITT*//ALKALINE TRIO*
The Enemy//Marina and the Diamonds//Los Campesinos!//The Subways//Ladyhawke
Chew Lips//Dog Is Dead//Dot Rotten//Friends// Ghostpoet// Howler//I Like Trains//Jakwob//Jamie N Commons//Jess Mills
Lianne La Havas//Niki & the Dove//Ren Harvieu//Reverend and the Makers//Scroobius Pip//Spector//Stooshe
* separate ticketed events
The full line-up of over 100 bands is available here:
Sunday’s and Monday’s Hangover* events at the Brudenell Social Club will feature Male Bonding, Au Palais, Young Magic, and Azores with more to be added in the coming weeks.
The Unconference will take place on 4th May between 11am – 2pm. The main themes and discussions will be focused on the role of digital platforms in the distribution, marketing and promotion of music, creating a forum of networking with industry experts, and giving a platform for artists to air their music and ambitions.
The event is hosted at Munro House, centre of the newly emerging Arts Quarter in Leeds City Centre. Guests already confirmed to appear this year include:
Tom Robinson – BBC 6 Music, BBC Introducing
Sean Adams – founder of Drowned In Sound, The Sunday Times columnist
As well as representatives from West Yorkshire BBC Introducing, I Like Press, Big Life Management, Loudhailer PR, Sentric Music Publishing, Work It Media and more. Registration is free. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org to guarantee your place.
The Live at Leeds 5-aside Football Tournament will bring the bank holiday weekend to a close. Featuring bands playing the festival and fans the event takes place on Monday 7th May from 2pm, at Goals Soccer Centre on Kirkstall Road, Leeds.
There will be a launch night at A Nation Of Shopkeepers on Sunday 25th March featuring the live draw for the groups, as well as instant reaction from various teams. Entrance is free
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Official box office: https://www.lunatickets.co.uk/event_page.php?event=Live+at+Leeds+Saturday+Wristband
Box office number is 0113 2434849.