Exciting Summer Series Concerts Return to Leeds' Iconic Millennium Square

Big names from the music world will have Millennium Square rocking this summer as the venue’s annual concert series returns with a blockbuster programme.

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Millennium Square is set to host some of the most exciting acts in music this summer as it gears up for the highly anticipated Summer Series from July 3 to August 4, 2024. Bringing a vibrant festival atmosphere right to the heart of Leeds, the annual concert extravaganza returns this year with 13 nights of unmissable gigs.

Set against the majestic backdrop of Leeds Civic Hall, music aficionados will be treated to an eclectic combination of emerging artists and globally renowned icons. 

The festival kicks off on Wednesday, July 3 with the Sounds Of The City concert series, featuring a stellar line-up of rock, indie and pop sensations. Chart-toppers lined up to perform include Nothing But Thieves, Anne-Marie, Tom Grennan, Paloma Faith, Busted, James Arthur and Suede & Manic Street Preachers plus special guests.

For those looking to experience some nostalgia, on July 20, the fifth edition of 80s Classical with the Orchestra Of Opera North features iconic acts Bananarama, Midge Ure, Johnny Hates Jazz and Deniece Pearson (Five Star).

For 70s fans, the world-renowned Brutus Gold’s Love Train will return for its annual outdoor disco party. Millennium Square will also host two unmissable tribute headline shows with Legend – The Music of Bob Marley (August 1) and The Magic Of Motown (August 2).

Celebrating local talent, Leeds’s very own Yard Act take centre stage on August 3 for their biggest hometown show to date. The series will wrap on August 4 with the annual Leeds Ska & Mod festival with this year’s line-up including the likes of The Beat ft Ranking Jnr, Stranger Cole and The Chords UK.

Adding to the festivities, Millennium Square will once again host the official start of the annual Leeds Pride celebrations with a free event on July 21.

Councillor Jonathan Pryor, Leeds City Council’s deputy leader and executive member for economy, culture and education, said; “Every summer, Millennium Square becomes a focal point for music and live performances which bring thousands of people together at the heart of the city centre.

“It’s great to welcome back such a vibrant and eclectic programme of events once again this year and to be giving the people of Leeds the chance to enjoy some incredible artists.”

A number of street food catering concessions together with a fully licenced bar will be available within the specially created outdoor arena. The venue is also fully accessible with a raised viewing platform, disabled toilets and Mobile Changing Places. Full accessibility information and companion ticket details are available from the venue website or by calling Leeds Ticket Hub.

Tickets for all events along with information on the full line-up are available to purchase online from www.millsqleeds.com, by phone on 0113 376 0318 (Mon-Sat 10am-4pm) or from the Carriageworks Theatre (open two hours before any performances at the Carriageworks Theatre).

Wednesday 3 July 2024: NOTHING BUT THIEVES (Bad Nerves) – SOLD OUT

Thursday 4 July 2024: ANNE-MARIE (special guests TBA) – £44.00 BOOK NOW

Saturday 6 July 2024: TOM GRENNAN (special guests TBA) – SOLD OUT

Sunday 7 July 2024: PALOMA FAITH (Gabrielle) – £49.50 BOOK NOW

Thursday 11 July 2024: BUSTED (Scouting For Girls, Soap and Muddy Elephant) – £46.75 SOLD OUT

Friday 12 July 2024: JAMES ARTHUR (special guests TBA) – £54.45 BOOK NOW


Saturday 20 July 2024: 80S CLASSICAL – from £36.85 BOOK NOW

Saturday 27 July 2024: BRUTUS GOLD’S LOVE TRAIN – £25.00 BOOK NOW

Thursday 1 August 2024: LEGEND – THE MUSIC OF BOB MARLEY – £29.70 BOOK NOW

Friday 2 August 2024: THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN (Give Me The Night) – £35.20 BOOK NOW

Saturday 3 August 2024: YARD ACT (special guests TBA) – £33.00 BOOK NOW

Sunday 4 August 2024: LEEDS SKA & MOD FESTIVAL – £38.50 BOOK NOW

Nothing But Thieves
+ Bad Nerves
Wed 3 July 2024

+ special guests TBC
Thu 4 July 2024

Tom Grennan
+ special guests TBC
Sat 6 July 2024

Paloma Faith
+ Gabrielle
Sun 7 July 2024

+ Scouting For Girls, Soap & Muddy Elephant
Thu 11 July 2024

James Arthur
special guests TBC
Fri 12 July 2024

Suede & Manic Street Preachers
Sat 13 July 2024

80s Classical
Sat 20 July 2024

Brutus Gold’s Love Train
Sat 27 July 2024

Legend – The Music Of Bob Marley
Thu 1 August 2024

The Magic Of Motown
Fri 2 August 2024

Yard Act
special guests TBC
Sat 3 August 2024

Leeds Ska & Mod Festival
Sun 4 August 2024

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