Leadmill Acoustic Trail

Once again the Leadmill lead us on a merry dance around Sheffield’s shops, bars and cafes to celebrate some of the city’s burgeoning talent. Some quiet and acoustic, some loud and plugged in, all thrilling. A rapidly growing annual event taking on a life of its own. Don’t miss out!

* Some stuff is plugged in!

11.00 – 11.30am

Kommune, Angel Street

Jack and Grace

A unique chemistry of tight harmonies and lush acoustic arrangements from this sophisticated acoustic duo.

12.15 – 12.45pm

Waterstones, Orchard Square

Caroline Francess

Stepping away from her band The Lights for one day only, Caroline Francess combines powerful vocals with witty thought provoking lyrics to great effect.

1.15 – 1.45pm

John Lewis, Barker’s Pool

Ben Ibbotson

Ben is a born and bred Sheffield singer/songwriter. Catchy, throaty vocals and emotive lyrics make for a memorable performance.

2.15 – 2.45pm

200 degrees, Division Street

Jacob Oldroyd

is style is influenced by a selection of artists ranging from Ed Sheeran, to Shawn Mendes to the indie-rockers Kings of Leon.

3.15 – 3.45pm

Great Gatsby, Division Street

Bedroom High Club

The best indie rock in town, by way of Barnsley.

3.30 – 4.00pm

John Lewis, Barker’s Pool

Ensemble 360

Violinists Benjamin Nabarro and Claudia Ajmone-Marsan regularly perform as part of Music in the Round’s resident group Ensemble 360. For Sheffield Makes Music, they will play short, fun duos by Bartók based on folk music, songs and dances from Eastern Europe.
Please note other locations too.

4.00 – 4.30pm

The Forum, Division Street

The Chanteuse

The Chanteuse is a torch-singer dedicated to dusting
off old French chanson and yéyé records from the 1960s, a time when Serge Gainsbourg ruled the
radio waves.

4.45 – 5.15pm

 The Green Room, Divison Street

Clear Vinyl

Fun and escapist polished alternative pop.

5.45 – 6.15pm

Frog and Parrot, Division Street


Full-bodied guitar solos, strong beats and soulful vocals.

6.30 – 7.00pm

Frog and Parrot, Division Street


Heavy riffs and flawless vocals, raw and atmospheric.