Music Venues in Leicestershire


Athena The unique nature of Athena`s fabulous building means that putting on the latest comedy, the brightest music and the best new entertainment acts is a breeze.

From Julian Clary to Roy Chubby Brown and renowned psychics Derek Acorah and Sally Morgan, there`s always something for someone at Athena.

Such is the range of entertainment at Athena, we`ve even hosted cooking nights with The Hairy Bikers and Hardeep Singh Kohli - who could resist and evening of food, fun and anecdotes?

  0116 262 6556

Website Athena

Address: Athena Queen Street Leicester Leicestershire LE1 1QD

Black Horse, Leicester

Black Horse, Leicester The Black Horse is the perfect enclave for you to come in and settle down with one of five guest ales. Refurbished in 2011, we pride ourselves on our choice of ales, relaxed and cosy surroundings and regular live music and open mic nights.

  0116 254 0446

Website Black Horse, Leicester

Address: Black Horse, Leicester 1 Foxon Street Leicester Leicestershire LE3 5LT

De Monfort Hall

De Monfort Hall De Montfort Hall is Leicester`s largest entertainment venue and has been serving the city with quality live acts since 1913.

On our website you can find details on shows, news, booking information and details on the facilities here at the hall. Our programme ranges from jazz, ballet, comedy and opera to world and roots music and West End musicals.

Address: De Monfort Hall Granville Road Leicester Leicestershire LE1 7RU

Don Paddy`s

Don Paddy`s Don Paddy`s is situated in the elegant market town of Uppingham and offers a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Open mic nights are held quarterly throughout the year and local musicians are all welcome.

  01572 822255

Website Don Paddy`s

Address: Don Paddy`s 8 Market Place Uppingham Leicestershire LE15 9QH

Elephant and Castle

Elephant and Castle The Elephant & Castle is a delightful country pub at the heart of Thurlaston village. Offering good home cooked food with daily offers, as well as a range of Everards award winning ales from their own award winning cellar.

Regular Live Music & Open Mic Nights.

  01455 888213

Website Elephant and Castle

Address: Elephant and Castle Main Street Thurlaston Leicestershire LE9 7TP


Firebug As well as hosting lots of quality gigs for local and out of town bands the Firebug venue is a really good 100 capacity music venue based in Leicester for parties and events.

  0116 2551228

Website Firebug

Address: Firebug 1 Millstone Lane Leicester Leicestershire LE1 5JN

Loaded Dog

Loaded Dog THURSDAYS - 90's NIGHT...

STOP....Collaborate and Listen to the very best that the 90's had to offer!

Drink Offers Available, open til LATE!

FRIDAYS - LOADED...In association with "QUIDS"



AND....If that wasn`t enough...from 9PM

Our resisdent DJ playing a masterclass of all your favourite PARTY ANTHEMS!

Address: Loaded Dog 144 London Road Leicester Leicestershire LE2 1ED

Melton Theatre

Melton Theatre The Melton Theatre was built over 25 years ago and has supported many college and community ventures plus other touring productions and large scale tribute acts.

Guests who have performed at the theatre recently include: Ken Dodd, Ed Byrne and other comics as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival.

Opening Hours: Monday 8am – 9.30pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 8am – 8.30pm, Thursday 8am – 7.00pm, Friday 8am – 5.30pm

Address: Melton Theatre Asfordby Road Melton Mowbray Leicestershire LE13 0HJ

Nine Bar

Nine Bar Live music venue in Leicester. Check the website for more information.

  0116 255 1355

Website Nine Bar

Address: Nine Bar 74 Narborough Road Leicester Leicestershire LE3 0BS

Polar Bear

Polar Bear We are on the main De Montfort University campus, in the heart of Leicester, on the site of the former Fox's Glacier Mint factory – hence "Polar Bear", after the famous Peppy the Polar Bear.

The pub is one of the oldest in Leicester, has a tree holding it up (no joke...come see!!!) and is a focal point before, during and after Leicester Tigers and Leicester City home games, welcoming a mix of students and local customers.

Regular live music.

Address: Polar Bear 44 Oxford Street Leicester Leicestershire LE1 5XW

The Barley Mow, Leicester

The Barley Mow, Leicester Open Mic Night: Every Wednesday & Thursday

Live Music: Every Friday

  0116 2557 722

Website The Barley Mow, Leicester

Address: The Barley Mow, Leicester 149 Granby Street Leicester Leicestershire LE1 6FE

The Baron of Hinckley

The Baron of Hinckley The name of this Wetherspoon pub recalls the office created by William the Conqueror. The Baron of Hinckley was also Lord High Steward of England.

Regular live music.

  01455 890169

Website The Baron of Hinckley

Address: The Baron of Hinckley 5-7 Regent Street Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 0AZ

The Blue Bell Inn

The Blue Bell Inn The Blue Bell is probably one of the youngest pubs in Desford although the building itself is probably one of the oldest, starting life as three cottages, one a bakery and one a grocers.

Live music every Saturday.

  0145 5822 901

Website The Blue Bell Inn

Address: The Blue Bell Inn 39 High Street Desford Leicester Leicestershire LE9 9JF

The Blue Bell, Stoney Stanton

The Blue Bell, Stoney Stanton Live music every Friday and occasional karaoke nights.

Address: The Blue Bell, Stoney Stanton 20 Long Street Stoney Stanton Leicestershire LE9 4DQ

The Fairfield

The Fairfield At the Fairfield you can enjoy delicious, traditional home cooked food.

Take-away breakfasts are available from 8am-12noon, Monday to Friday.

We have a regular Sunday night pub quiz and function rooms are available for events.

Address: The Fairfield Gloucester Crescent South Wigston Leicestershire LE18 4YE

The Musician

The Musician The Musician is an independent music venu, hosting live music up to six nights a week

The venue holds 220 people and features comfortable seating, full disabled access, easy parking and a selection of real ales.

Genre incudes contemporary singer-songwriters to rock, blues, folk, ska, punk, world, bluegrass, reggae, metal, soul, indie, avant-garde and Americana.

  0116 251 0080

Website The Musician

Address: The Musician Clyde Street Leicester Leicestershire LE1 2DE

The Shambles

The Shambles Welcome to the shambles located in the heart of Lutterworth landlords Denise & George East offer cask marque ales, and traditional fresh food prepared daily.

As well as well as offering good food and good ales we also have live music nights and regular charity events.

Address: The Shambles 10-12 Bell Street Lutterworth Leicestershire LE17 4DW

The Three Crowns

The Three Crowns The Three Crowns is a beautiful 17th-century building situated in the centre of the vibrant village of Barrow upon Soar. We know you will love our stylish yet rustic interior with a warm friendly bar, a cosy restaurant and well-kept garden.

The Three Crowns is a favourite place to meet, providing live weekly entertainment – there is always something happening.

  01509 621177

Website The Three Crowns

Address: The Three Crowns 2 Cotes Road Barrow upon Soar Leicestershire LE12 8JS

The Victoria Bikers Pub

The Victoria Bikers Pub The Victoria Bikers Pub Coalville, Leicestershire, apart from being one of the best known biker pubs in the country it is one of the midlands top rock venues catering for covers and unsigned bands please see website

Address: The Victoria Bikers Pub Whitwick Road Coalville Leicestershire LE67 3FA

The Western

The Western Situated in Leicester`s West End, ideal for City or Tigers matches, we also have a large beer garden, a log burning fire and regular food, drink and music events.

Address: The Western 70 Western Road Leicester Leicestershire LE3 0GA

The White Horse, Birstall

The White Horse, Birstall Here at the White Horse we aim to give you a warm welcome, the best home cooked food and of course a great range of Beers, wines and Spirits for you to enjoy. We are a real hidden Gem of a pub, nestled away in the old part of Birstall, set against the picturesque backdrop of Water mead Park, the grand union Canal and River Soar. Regular live music.

Address: The White Horse, Birstall White Horse Lane Birstall Leicestershire LE4 4EF

White Hart, Ashby De La Zouch

White Hart, Ashby De La Zouch The White Hart is found on the main street running through the historical market town of Ashby De La Zouch, and is a great place to meet friends during the day for hot pub food and a drink.

In the evening the inn provides entertainment and is ideal for those looking for a party. We are not only famous for Bears but also live pub music on Sundays - a showcase for various local talents. We serve food till late all week and it can be enjoyed indoors or alfresco on our patio area.

Address: White Hart, Ashby De La Zouch Market Street Ashby De La Zouch Leicestershire LE65 1AP

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