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.

Hare And Hounds

Birmingham
B14 7JZ

The Leadmill

Sheffield
S1 4SE

The Lanes

Bristol
BS1 2LE

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: 14752+ going
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Leeds Festival 2018

Bramham Park, Wetherby

Friday 24th Aug

11:00am til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 16

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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

 
Ego States Centre Stage Final Coach Ticket
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Ego States Centre Stage Final Coach Ticket

O2 Academy Leeds, Leeds

Thursday 26th Jul

6:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

8

Return coach ticket for the Centre Stage Final

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Co-operative Gig

St Marys In The Baum Church, Rochdale

Friday 27th Jul

7:00pm til 11:00pm

No age restrictions

6

New live music event to showcase young talent in Rochdale through co-operation on historic Toad Lane...

The Roz Bruce Infusion presented by Piggyback Studios Featured event
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The Roz Bruce Infusion presented by Piggyback Studios

The National Brewery Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Saturday 21st Jul

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

7 in advance inc. booking fee

The Roz Bruce Infusion supported by The Tracers (formerly Gecko) and David Jones. ORIGINAL Indie and...

This Feeling - Manchester
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This Feeling - Manchester

Jimmy's , Manchester

Saturday 21st Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

6

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