Leicester Fringe Festival at Firebug
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The run up to this years Summer Sundae Weekender this year is The Leicester Fringe Festival – bringing you awesome music from across the country, culminating in Fringe Thursday, showcasing some of the best music in the city, and donating a whole load of money to LOROS.
Firebug has traditionally always been at the centre of Fringe festivities, and we’re particularly proud of our line-up this year.
SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST
A diverse collection of tribute and covers acts put together by the Leicester music community. FREE ENTRY.
SUNDAY 7TH AUGUST
&U&I, HERRA HIDRO, SPEAKING IN ITALICS & JUNIOR FENCING CLUB
Spectacularly heavy pop songs from Birmingham’s &U&I with support from Leicester’s Herra Hidro, Speaking In Italics and Junior Fencing Club
MONDAY 8TH AUGUST
FIREBUG OPEN MIC NIGHT
An anything goes open mic for soloists, duos and trios – turn up and perform. FREE ENTRY.
TUESDAY 9TH AUGUST
HER NAME IS CALLA & DAYDREAM CLUB
The gloriously eclectic vocal post-rock meets folk of Her Name Is Calla is always spellbinding. Support comes from Leicester duo Daydream Club.
WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST
HYMNS, TALL SHIPS, THESE FURROWS & BUENOS AIRES
Spiky religion bating duo Hymns and Electronic trio Tall Ships pair up with Leicester’s These Furrows and Buenos Aires
THURSDAY 11TH AUGUST
Codex Leicester, Sisterland, We Three and the Death Rattle, Grace Petrie and Dark Dark Horse perform across two stages around the building.
FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST
LATE NIGHT DJ SETS
Artists from Summer Sundaes past and present DJ late in to the night as an unofficial after party to the festival’s Friday night. FREE ENTRY.
SATURDAY 13TH AUGUST
8:00PM – THE HEATHENS, REASON FOR TREASON & MORE
A collection of brilliant local indie acts performing upstars from 8:00 – 11:00pm
11:00PM – LATE NIGHT DJ SETS
Artists from Summer Sundaes past and present DJ late in to the night as an unofficial after party to the festival’s Saturday night. FREE ENTRY.