Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sat 10 Aug 2019
Dress UP, Get DOWN, Have FUN!
All roads lead to Millennium Square for the largest gathering of fun lovin’ 70’s disco freaks in the UK at this huge annual open air party!
Following last year's successful event which attracted thousands of happy disco freaks and by popular demand, the Brutus Gold's Love Train is thrilled to announce that they are returning this summer to make it even bigger and better ‘Open Air On The Square’!
You are all invited to bump to boogie and hustle back to those disco dancing days. Expect an A-Z of classics, cheese and funky stuff from Abba to The Average White Band - Boney M to the Brothers Johnson - Baccara to the Bee Gees- KC & The Sunshine Band to Kool And the Gang - Labelle to Leo Sayer - SIster Sledge to Sylvester and many more!
The perfect evening out for groups, parties and celebrations!
Why not dress up as your favourite 70s pop stars...Abba, Chic, The Jackson’s or even your favourite movie or tv icons, Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman The stepford wives, Rocky, Starsky and Hutch.
Doors | 6.30pm
Entertainment begins | 6.45pm
Event ends | 10:45pm
Under 16's to be accompanied by an adult.
VIP ticket includes priority entry and access to a private bar.
For general Love Train information, visit www.love-train.co.uk
Handy and helpful event information:
Gates open at 6.30pm with the show starting at 6.45pm.
Tickets can be collected on the day from the Carriageworks Theatre Box Office located on Millennium Square which will be open from 5pm until 9pm.
Millennium Square FAQs
For your safety, the venue security team will be running bag searches ahead of entering the arena for all events in Millennium Square. We advise you to plan your travel arrangements in advance and arrive in plenty of time.
Please note, no portable chairs / large outdoor furniture will be permitted inside the concert arena.
Please note, you cannot bring your own food and drink (other than small 500ml water bottles with unbroken seals) into the arena. Free drinking water will be provided.
A selection of hot food & drinks will be available to purchase inside the arena including pizzas, burritos and burgers. Plus, there'll be a licensed festival bar, a coffee unit and free drinking water.
The Great British Weather
It is an outdoor event, therefore there is no roof cover. You are advised to dress warmly as, even on a nice day, the temperature will drop in the evening.
In the case of bad weather, you are advised to pack a waterproof as no large umbrellas are allowed, and umbrellas in general may restrict the views of others so a steward may ask you to move down towards the back of the arena. Ponchos will be available to buy inside the arena (subject to availability).
Please note, there are no cash machines within the arena. The nearest is near Carriageworks, however due to long queues in previous years you may want to plan in advance.
The nearest secure parking is available at The Light (accessible via Great George Street) £8.50 between 6pm and 9am.
24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park. Price: £2.20 for 2 hours, £4.40 for 3 hours, £6.50 for 4 hours, £8 for 12 hours.
On-street parking is also available. For further information on parking, please see the Leeds City Centre car parking map
How do I get into the arena?
The main entrance / exit gates to the concert arena are located on Cookridge Street (Gate C) adjacent to Leeds City Museum and on Portland Crescent (Gate A). The latter is closest to the accessible viewing area.
Can I leave the arena if needed?
No. There are no pass outs issued – when you’re in, you’re in.
Anyone aged under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Millennium Square is fully accessible, with a raised viewing platform, disabled toilets and a Changing Places high dependency unit. Full accessibility information and companion ticket details are available in PDF form or by calling the City Centre Box Office.
As the groovy people of Leeds get ready to disco dance the night away to the sounds of the 1970s, we grabbed a quick transatlantic Skype with the big daddy himself, Mr Brutus Gold, to get an insight into the world of a self-proclaimed 70’s styled Puerto Rican Love God. He certainly lived up his claim, calling us from a luxurious hotel suite with a stunningly beautiful lady friend playfully giggling in the background.
Needless to say, it was a very brief conversation before he politely brushed us off to resume eating caviar and watching Kojak in bed with his female companion.
Let us begin…
So Brutus, tell us about The Love Train
What is there to say…. It’s the greatest disco party on earth!
Well yes, we know that much. How did it start?
It was 1989 and I was down to my last $235. I was living in a tent with only my box of disco 45s for company. Then one night I just had the idea to start playing these great disco tunes at adult cinemas. The rest was history, as they say.
Why the 70s? What was it about the records from this era that urged you to share them via some of the biggest stages in the world?
Why not? It’s got the groove!
Fair point! Tell us what’s the craziest thing that’s happened at one of your shows?
I dropped 12 feet through a hole in the stage whilst ridin’ my chopper at the MTV music awards
Ouch, did any pop stars come to your rescue?
No, but I rode an ambulance to get 12 stitches in my butt.
Talking of pop stars, you once performed with the iconic Tina Turner, how was that?
It was Simply the Best.
For people who have never been to one of your shows name 5 songs you’d play to back-to-back to encourage them to strut their stuff on the dance floor
Disco inferno, Le Freak, Blame it on the Boogie, Night Fever and of course the Love Train.
Ahh, brilliant choices, what do you think set’s the Love Train apart from other 70s disco nights?
Hey, me of course…”I got style, I got grace, I gotta moustache on my face”!
Do you have any advice for people attending Brutus Gold’s Love Train at Albert Hall this August?
Let yourself go, turn off your mind and boogie.
And with that, the playful sound of his female guest giggling in the background returned and Brutus politely ended the call. What a stud muffin!
Brutus Gold’s Love Train returns to Millennium Square this Saturday 10th August. SOLD OUT
Prices (incl. booking fee)
Early Bird £15 (sold out)
Group (4+) £15
VIP £20 (sold out)