Where To Go Out In Sheffield: Live Music & Nightclubs

Where To Go Out In Sheffield: Live Music & Nightclubs

A weekend in Sheffield is easy to fill with fun things to do. Sheffield by day is an exciting cultural experience to mooch around and Sheffield by night has some of the best nightclubs and live music venues the north has to offer - slightly biased? We think not! Here are where our Sheffield store team and HQ like to hit up to let off a bit of steam!

The Leadmill 

Some may say it is one of the most iconic venues in Sheffield. The longest running live music venue and nightclub in the city. Pulp, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, The Killers and The Stone Roses are just a few of the acts to have graced the stage at The Leadmill. Head there for some live music or their club nights. Open til 4am on Fridays and Saturdays, you can dance all night long. 

6 Leadmill Rd, Sheffield S1 4SE Get Directions


If you’re in the city to study, Foundry is your go to for food, live music and club nights. Find the venue at Sheffield's Students' Union specialising in freshers events to get your geared up for the study periods. Grab a bite to eat before a gig from their many of all rounders, including pizza, burgers and chips. 

University, Students Union, Western Bank, Broomhall, Sheffield S10 2TG Get Directions

Sidney and Matilda

Sheffield’s cosy little bar and live music venue with an industrial vibe. Perfect to hit up for intimate gigs with up and coming artists with good times guaranteed. Sidney and Matilda is a short 5 minute walk from their station and is a warehouse you shouldn’t miss!

Rivelin Works, Sidney St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4RH Get Directions

Yellow Arch Studios  

A Kelham Island and Neepsend must visit is Yellow Arch Studios; a recording studio, rehearsal rooms, bar and event space a short walk from the city centre. A venue that pretty much every band from Sheffield has recorded at, being the birthplace of Arctic Monkeys. Others seen recording here include Kylie Minogue, Duane Eddy and Jarvis Cocker

30-36 Burton Rd, Neepsend, Sheffield S3 8BX Get Directions

Hope Works 

Located in the industrial heart of Sheffield only a 10 minute walk from the city centre. This venue is a former WW1 gun barrel factory and is now a progressive music venue with art gallery space committed to bringing a creative and expressive venue to Sheffield. 

Unit 1A, Hope Works, 1A Sussex Rd, Sheffield S4 7YQ Get Directions

DryAd Works 

A unique underground grassroots music venue & creative workspace that values creative arts, sound system culture & unique nightlife experiences. Hidden in an industrial estate at the top of a hill. Late night til early morning vibrations.  

Unit 3, Dryad Works, 2 Parkwood Rd, Neepsend, Sheffield S3 8AG Get Directions

Delicious Clam 

A labour of love, unique DIY alternative venue in Sheffield’s city centre. Operating as a label, practice and recording space as well as hosting live music, club nights and stand up comedy. Locals of Sheffield love this venue for their rough and ready approach to nightlife.

12 Exchange St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S2 5TS Get Directions

Plot 22

An intimate multi purpose event and workshop space for Sheffield's creative underground. Expect to see worldwide DJs and artists showcasing genres including disco, house, jungle, DnB and all in-between on one of Sheffield's best sound systems. Your favourite there’s no phones on the dance floor type of vibe.

20-22 Exchange St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S2 5TS Get Directions


LGBTQ+ popular nightclub located in the centre of Sheffield. Across 2 floors you can expect bangers from their resident DJ, karaoke and games nights! Expect pop music to your hearts content.

1 Hereford St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4PR Get Directions