Plug Independent live music and club venue
14-16 Matilda St, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Since opening in 2005, Plug has established itself as one of the top independent live music and club venues in Sheffield and the North of England.
We have had the good fortune to play host to some incredible acts over the years including Arctic Monkeys, The Prodigy, Patti Smith and Lily Allen and we remain constant in our quest to bring the very best acts, both old and new alike, to the stage.
Website : www.the-plug.com
Mobile: 0114 241 3040
Address : 14-16 Matilda St, Sheffield, S1 4QD
PLUG / LIVE AND CLUB LISTINGS / FEBRUARY 2016 – APRIL 2016
CIRQUE DU SOUL: FKJ (LIVE) & ARTFUL DODGER
WEDNESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2016
DOORS: 10.30PM / PRICE: £10 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
After their debut show sold out weeks in advance Cirque do Soul return to Plug with their biggest line-up to date and they’re celebrating their 3rd Birthday! Come down and shake a leg with some of the world’s finest live acts on what is set to another night of madness and mayhem.
THURSDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2016
DOORS: 7.00PM / PRICE: £17.50 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
Rock veterans Therapy? have established a long career with their industrial-tinged, metallic sound and found breakout success with their 1994 album Troublegum.From thrashy punk roots they developed a darker, more intense sound that showed greater sophistication without ever sacrificing their accessibility or mainstream cross over potential.
JAMES ZABIELA W/ PEDRAM
FRIDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2016
DOORS: 11.00PM / PRICE: £9 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
James Zabiela needs little introduction. Safe to say he’s an absolute demon in the DJ booth. Bringing the words ‘using technology’ to a whole new level he cuts, layers, splices and samples tracks to within an inch of their lives. Blending grooves seamlessly you’ll not hear anything else like it.
SATURDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2016
DOORS: 2.00PM / PRICE: £16 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
We’re delighted to announce that Roots Manuva will headline the first ever Outlines Festival, set to take place in Sheffield on Saturday 27th February. Outlines has been put together by the makers of Tramlines and will take place across a range of venues in Sheffield. Venues will range from established spaces like Plug, Queens Social Club, O2 Academy and The Harley to more unusual areas, including the city’s roller rink, where festival-goers will have the chance to strap their skates on while the bands play.
AC/DC UK & DIZZY LIZZY
FRI 4TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7.30PM / PRICE: £15 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
TQD (ROYAL T, DJ Q, FLAVA D)
SATURDAY 5TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 11.00PM / PRICE: £10 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
Butterz members Royal-T, DJ Q & Flava D are one hell of a combination. All three DJ/producers are heavyweights in their own right, each with a string of certifiable classics to their name. So you can imagine the pandemonium in the UKG world when they announced they’d be teaming up together to push things forward in the bass scene!
THURS 10TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7.30PM / PRICE: £16 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
THE FARGO RAILROAD CO, THE VEGAS 6, THE CLENCH & BLACK SHOES
SATURDAY 12TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7.30PM / PRICE: £7 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
With a reputation for incredible live shows, spectacular musicianship and catchy, country-driven tunes covering topics such as drinking, women and driving (Although not at the same time). To see a Fargo show is to see how it should be done, so do not miss this chance to get your dancing shoes on and enjoy one of Sheffield’s finest!
Genre: Rock, Americana, glam blues.
ROBYN SHERWELL @ PICTURE HOUSE SOCIAL
THURSDAY 17TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7.30PM / PRICE: £7 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
Robyn Sherwell is set to release her brand new single My Hand on Friday 11th March. The single, taken from her self-titled debut album follows previous singles Lowand Pale Lung, plus the EPs Islander and Love Somebody. Produced by David Kosten (Everything Everything / Bat For Lashes), ‘My Hand’ is the perfect showcase for Robyn Sherwell’s soulful vocals, set over a backing of pounding drums, shimmering guitars and atmospheric beats and electronics.
I SET THE SEA ON FIRE, SHEAFS, LIINES & THE BLINDERS
FRIDAY 18TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7PM / PRICE: £6 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
Genre: Indie, rock & grunge
SATURDAY 26TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 7PM / PRICE: £15 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1/strong>
This year will see the release of Kano’s most important body of work to date. The 158 track album Made in The Manor was recorded in London and is an intimate portrayal of life in inner city England. Catch Kano at Plug in March.
Genre: Grime & hip-hop
DJ TARGET & DANNY WEED PRESENT HISTORY OF GRIME W/ SKILLZ & CARDIAC
SATURDAY 26TH MARCH 2016
DOORS: 11PM / PRICE: £7 / AGE: 18+ / BOOKING FEE: £1/strong>
Seminal figures in musical subcultures can occasionally be outshone by the stars of the scene. While it would surely exist without Roll Deep’s Danny Weed and Target, grime wouldn’t be grime as we now know it.
TRIBUTE TO BOWIE – CHARITY FUNDRAISER WITH ABSOLUTE BOWIE
SATURDAY 2ND APRIL 2016
DOORS: 7PM / PRICE: £10 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
David Bowie’s departure from Earth will see his legacy grow as steadily as his mystery. He re-wrote the rules of pop – exploring, challenging and inspiring anyone who wanted to push the boundaries of music, art, fashion and society. We’ll be paying homage to Bowie and celebrating his incredible creative impact with a night dedicated solely to his music, and all proceeds will go to Cancer Research UK.
THURSDAY 8TH APRIL 2016
DOORS: 7PM / PRICE: £10 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1/strong>
With Oasis currently not together, Definitely Oasis do an amazing job of keeping the music alive and set the bar high by re-creating the look, sound and feel of an Oasis gig that fans come to expect. This is the only Oasis tribute band in the world that has both Liam and Noel Gallagher soundalikes that look and sound as close to the real deal as you can get.
SATURDAY 23RD APRIL 2016
DOORS: 7PM / PRICE: £6.50 / AGE: 14+ / BOOKING FEE: £1
VANT is the brainchild of frontman Mattie Vant. Born out of discontent and frustration at the fucked up world we currently inhabit, he built an arsenal of songs that are short, poignant and socially aware remedies to the ignorance of most modern consumerist pop music.
Genre: Indie rock, punk rock & garage rock
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