Tag Archives: Millennium Square

258. The Specials: Millennium Square, Leeds [27.5.17]

258a_The Specials [270517]Artist: The Specials

Support: Toots & The Maytals / Jaya the Cat

Venue: Millennium Square, Leeds

Date: 27.5.17

The Specials returned to Millennium Square, this time supported by the legendary Toots and The Maytals.

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236. Ocean Colour Scene: Millennium Square, Leeds [24.7.16]

235a_Ocean Colour Scene [240716]Artist: Ocean Colour Scene

Support: Shed Seven / The Bluetones / Reverend and The Makers

Venue: Millennium Square, Leeds

Date: 24.7.16

“When you find that things are getting wild, don’t you want days like these?”

Back to Millennium Square, for the second big gig of the weekend, as Ocean Colour Scene celebrated the 20th anniversary of their ‘Moseley Shoals’ album.

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OCS [Moseley Shoals]

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235. The Cribs: Millennium Square, Leeds [22.7.16]

234a_The Cribs [220716]Artist: The Cribs

Support: The Thurston Moore Group

Venue: Millennium Square, Leeds

Date: 22.7.16

Not quite their home town of Wakefield, but The Cribs played their biggest headline gig to date at Millennium Square, Leeds.

Local boys done good!

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This gig was later released on DVD as part of the limited edition CD version of the ‘24-7 Rock Star Shit’ album.

The Cribs [24-7 Rock Star Shit]


166. The Specials: Millennium Square, Leeds [24.5.09]

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Artist: The Specials

Support: Kid British

Venue: Millennium Square, Leeds

Date: 24.5.09

A long overdue and welcome reformation of the pioneers of 2 Tone, as The Specials celebrated their 30th anniversary.

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157. The Pigeon Detectives: Millennium Square, Leeds [3.5.08]

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Artist: The Pigeon Detectives

Support: The Twang

Venue: Millennium Square, Leeds

Date: 3.5.08

The evening required a choice between two hometown bands: New indie upstarts The Pigeon Detectives or the ‘last ever’ gig by veterans CUD.

Years later, The Pigeon Detectives still have to live up to their debut album, and CUD have made more comebacks than Rocky Balboa.