A new vintage?
OSSETT soul singer Jaqui Wicks has stepped out on her own to produce her debut album. The Sex Patels songstress has recorded her first solo work with her own take on a host of timeless classics, including covers of songs by Tom Waits, Nina Simone, and Nick Drake. Her album Vintage will be launched at The Peacock Lounge, Viaduct Street on March 12.
BBC finalists at Cockpit
GRIME MC Giggs is the latest BBC Sound of 2010 finalist to come to Leeds. The rapper, who has worked with The Streets and recently signed to record label XL, is playing The Cockpit on Friday February 26. Winner Ellie Goulding is playing on April 1.
Tip top ‘Tyrannopop’
THE Scaramanga Six have emerged from winter hibernation to announce a couple of West Yorkshire gigs.
Huddersfield’s premiere exponents of Tyrannopop are set to play The Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge on February 26.
The following evening they will headline the Terror Twilight club night at The Library in Leeds