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Quad Studios - 78 Friday Street, Leicester, LE1 3BW (0116 251 2516)

Quadelectronic 61: on Ultima Thule gig info page

Improvised electronics, anything from outer space nebula meltdowns to Terry Riley in a jazz café!
Not that we'd ever get the real Terry to join in! Instead, regulars these days are usually...
Chris Conway, Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman, Jim Tetlow, Jez Creek, etc.
Anyone with a sense of adventure is welcome to join-in the impromptu jams!
Of course an audience welcome too, and it's free!
Refreshments, tea, coffee available, but no bar, so bring your own booze if you wish
see info page!

in and around Leicester / East Midlands...


QE116 - Jan 30th
- Chris missed this one
QE117 - Feb 27th
QE118 - March 20th
QE119 - April 24th

QE120 - Tue May 22nd
QE121 - June 19th - 10th Anniversary
QE122 - July 24th
QE123 - August 21st
QE124 - September 25th
QE125 - October 23rd
QE126 - November 20th
QE127 - December 18th

"Subject to change if my diary gets busy..." - Chris Conway

Ambient Underground

Live electronic music at The Cookie, High Street, Leicester, United Kingdom
Out there sounds, cheap admission, nice venue!
Tuesday, 23rd January: Audible Light + Carise Zangerle Murray
Wednesday, 30th May: Audible Light + Windfall Light
?day, ?th April?: Audible Light + TBA


future events - TBA - watch this space!

Church Of Sound

Electronic events at Lee Rosy's Tea Shop in Nottingham (monthly)

inc. Memory Wire in June, see...


MTI De Montfort University

Electronic events at PACE Studio 1 (19:00-21:00) free


The South Leicestershire Improvisors Ensemble
Quad Studios, Leicester. Free improvised music from a core ensemble plus guest artists:
music starts at 8.30pm and admission is FREE!! Bring your own beer
Could/should be interesting!


other gigs

Chris Conway...

is gigging all over the place, with various different projects.
Check his gig news http://www.chrisconway.org/gigs.html

Black Carrot + Echolocation
7 March Wed 20:00 · The Musician Pub · Leicester

Damo Suzuki (CAN) - The Return!
Tuesday 15 May at 19:30–23:30
The Soundhouse Leicester - 28 Southampton Street, LE1 1SJ Leicester, United Kingdom

other places in the UK...

previously: Branston, Burton On Trent, now: Lea Hall Social Club, Rugeley, Staffs
regular (about 10 months of the year) ambient, electronic, synth gigs and festivals



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Local venues etc...

The Abattoir - The Abbey Pub, 104 St Margarets Way, LE4 (0116 2622103) music venue, closed
Bambu - Welford Road, café / bar & music venue, closed, now an Indian Restaurant!

The Charlotte - closed-down / re-opened, closed again. Now reopened primarily as a pub.
The Cookie - 68 High Street, City Centre, Leicester LE1 5YP - café/bar with cellar venue
The Criterion - 44 Millstone Lane (0116 262 5418) real ale pub & general music venue (both recent web sites dead)
De Montfort University - PACE buiding, DMU campus. MTI contemporary & electronic music events (no 2016/7 term events listed as yet)
The Donkey Bar - 203 Welford Road (0116 270 5042) pub & general music venue
Firebug - 1 Millstone Lane / Pocklingtons Walk (0116 255 1228) pub & general music venue
Fabrika (The Independent Art Centre) - 68-70 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PL - closed since 2012
International Arts Centre - Garden St, Leicester LE1 3UA - seems to have closed in 2013

Lock 42 - 2-4 Frog Island - rear entrance of new Stayfree building (0116 223 0304) new general music venue (no new dates listed)
The Looking Glass - 68-70 Braunstone Gate, Leicester, LE3 5LG - café/bar with cellar venue (2000-2015), now called The West End Bar
The Magazine - Newarke Street, Leicester LE1 5SP - public house with a function room upstairs, hosted by Haz in early 1990s

The Musician - 42 Crafton Street West / Clyde Street (0116 251 0080) general music venue
O2 Academy former Leicester University Students Union
The Pavillion - Victoria Park, off London Road café / bar & music venue, closed, now an Indian Restaurant!
Phoenix Arts - now at Phoenix Square (0116 255 4854) theatre/film/arts/gigs
Physio & Firkin - 19 Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LG - public house and music venue circa 1995 to 2000
Pump & Tap - 42 Duns Lane, Leicester, LE3 5LX - public house and music venue 1988 to 2009

Quad Studios - 78 Friday Street, Leicester, LE1 3BW (0116 251 2516) Quad Electronic events
The Royal Mail - 20 Campbell Street, Leicester LE1 1PW - public house and music venue 198? to 2000
The Shed - 5 Yeoman Street (0116 262 2255) general music venue
The Sound House
- 28 Southampton St, formerly The Queen Victoria (07830 425 555) new general music venue
The Spread Eagle - Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1LB - public house with a function room upstairs 198? to 199?
Stench - (?) arts & music workshop
Sumo view Leicestershire pages
The Victory - 21 Aylestone Rd, Leicester LE2 7LG - public house with a function room sometimes used for concerts circa 1999 to 2002

Y Theatre - 7 East Street (0116 255 7066) theatre in the YMCA buidling

Gig Guide pages - Leicester
Arts in Leicestershire useful news pages
Leicester rock gigs useful news pages
This Is Leicestershire useful news pages

see also: gigs log and Leicester bands page

other venues etc...

South Bank Centre Royal Festival Hall / Queen Elizabeth Hall / etc.

Anything else that should be listed?