Tramlines has announced that almost £20,000 was raised for Sheffield charities in last weekend’s online fundraiser as well as confirming festival dates for 2021. The money raised will go to Roundabout, I Forge, Disability Sheffield, Sheffield S6 Food Bank and Cavendish Cancer Care. The weekend online celebration of Tramlines took place on dates previously in the calendar for this year’s festival but cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Tim Cleasby, operations director at Tramlines Festival.
Sheffield Tramlines festival has teamed up with Leadmill, Jon McClure and others to raise money for Sheffield causes on what would have been the weekend of Tramlines festival 2020. The event featured a host of online activities from pub quizzes to charity raffles as well as the music. All money raised is to go to Sheffield causes including Roundabout, Sheffield S6 Food Bank, Disability Sheffield, iForge and Cavendish Cancer Care. Sheffield Live ! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Alex Deadman of Tramlines Festival.
The UK’s premier synthesizer festival, SynthFest, has returned to Sheffield for its fourth year with over 1000 delegates attending exhibitions, workshops and performance at the Octagon Centre. Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to Paul Gilby, festival organiser and digital media director at Sound on Sound.
Rose Deline Bazzie, a Liberian refugee who came to Sheffield 15 years ago has launched her debut music album called Grateful Heart. The artist, a professional nurse, moved to the city in 2014 under the United Nations gateway program. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Within hours of going on sale Sheffield’s Tramlines Music Festival has already sold out on early bird tickets, following the success of this year’s event. About 7,000 people were already in a queuing system on the organisers’ website on Monday evening when the “super early bird tickets” went on sale for the annual event. Elise Freshwater reports for Sheffield Live!
Thousands of revellers converged on Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park this weekend for the annual Tramlines music festival. Sheffield Live! reporter Elise Freshwater-Blizzard spoke to festivalgoers.
Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure told Sheffield Live! he is a “big fan” of Tramlines and delighted to perform at the annual festival. Elise Freshwater-Blizzard reports for Sheffield Live!
Sadacca Studios on the Wicker has re-opened at the weekend as a music space and arts venue after a budget makeover. The former Bob Marley studio, unused for nearly a decade, has been equipped by Musical Works, a not-for-profit organisation. Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to project manager Chris Morris.
Sheffield City Region Mayor, Dan Jarvis, has announced the launch of a new scheme to help shape and grow the region’s music industry. The Sheffield Music Board will bring together artists, music businesses and festival organisers in partnership with UK Music. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Dan Jarvis and Michael Dugher, chief executive of UK Music.
Afro-beat and hip-hop artist, Breis, praised the “incredible” Spirit of Africa Festival after headlining at the Crucible Theatre. In an interview with Sheffield Live, the Nigerian born Londoner, said the festival was inspiring and should grow bigger in the future. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!