They turned down Madonna - but Leadmill is still a music legend

Leadmill, Sheffield

Leadmill, Sheffield

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Fears that The Leadmill may close have prompted many memories of the legednary venue. Colin Drury looks at its star-studded history...

IT would surely have been a gig which went down in Sheffield history.

The Leadmill, the city’s world-famous music venue, has staged shows by some of rock n roll’s biggest names during its 34 year history: Oasis, Joe Strummer, The Strokes, Coldplay and The Stone Roses to name just a few.


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