The Leadmill unveil Music Trails range as free shows return to Sheffield

The Leadmill this week announced the highly anticipated lineup for Sheffield Music Trails, which is set to return for its second year.

Artists including headliners Kawala, Abbie Ozard and BedThe High Club room will take over the stages of 19 different venues on Saturday, April 2.

Frazier Spooner, 23, promotions assistant at The Leadmill, said: “It’s such a collision of styles and genres, but that festival feel is what really excites us.”

From brass instruments to banjos, the diverse lineup will introduce the best up-and-coming British artists to the people of Sheffield.

He said: “These are all acts that keep on increasing and growing.

“In fact, on the day we announced the line-up, Kawala was touted on BBC Radio 1 as having the hottest record around, which perfectly sums up the caliber and next generation of artists we want. showcase.”

The programming of the 2022 Musical Tracks

After the success of the trails last year, Frazier was eager for the event to return.

He said: “It’s the second year, but this time it’s much more special. There is less doubt about the pandemic and the excitement is palpable.

“We look forward to introducing other incredible young talent to the people of Sheffield, which was the original inspiration to launch this event.”

Baby Queen, last year’s headliner

The entire day is also free, which Frazier says makes it accessible to everyone.

He said: “Even now we are seeing people coming to events for the first time since the pandemic, so this free entry is part of the motivation to come and experience something new, and who knows, you just might find your new favorite group. .

“It’s an opportunity for people in Sheffield and beyond to get out and see what this city has to offer.”

The Leadmill will also host Kawala, Youth Sector, Bedroom High Club and Tom A. Smith.

Live music will be hosted by venues across the city, including The Frog and Parrot, Corporation, Sydney and Matilda and The Washington.

Right hereis the aftermovie of trails from last year.

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