Reviews

  • Tramlines Festival: Pride of Sheffield
    Tramlines has been and gone, and what a weekend it has been. A huge credit to the wonderful city that is Sheffield. Having come to this festival fo...
  • Folking Brilliant
    Three-piece indie-rock outfit Blaenavon were a pleasant surprise to the Folk Forest stage on Saturday. Having released their first album That’s Y...
  • Hip Hop Icons: The Pharcyde
    90s hip hop icons The Pharcyde showed no sign of aging as they brought life and vigour to the Devonshire Green on Friday night. With the crowd slig...
  • The Coral Close With A Bang
    The Devonshire Green stage at Tramlines was thoroughly rocked by The Coral as they closed the show for the 2017 festival. They’ve been around lon...
  • Reggae Rocks Main Stage
    Things started off with the sun shining as the reggae band 'Toots and the Maytals 'took to main stage. Their unique and feel-good sound makes for the ...
  • Faithless Gets After Party Raving
    On the Friday night at the Octagon, Faithless performed alongside Kideko, Pedram and Denney. People flocked into the dancehall at 11pm and stayed danc...
  • Tramlines Get Their Rocks On For Primal Scream
    It was day two and the weather was one drop away from being classified as a monsoon. Most of us were covered in day old glitter, barely able to make o...
  • Loyle Carner: A Tramlines Favourite
    Carner jumped onto the stage, bursting with energy, in what can only be described as an understated outfit - a black t-shirt and shorts. His lanky lim...
  • The Libertines: The Unstoppable Headliners
    Taking Libertines When Tramlines first announced The Libertines would be headlining this year the noughties teenager in me was screaming. I made the s...
  • Kano Injects the Grime into Tramlines
    On a typical grey and rainy Sheffield evening, Kano stepped out with the spotlight shining down on him. His stage charisma and street charm instantly ...
  • Forge does Tramlines 2017 | Guide to Tramlines
      Here is our new guide to Tramlines 2017. We felt it was needed to update you about this 9th edition of the festival as its layout is complet...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | Eliza and The Bear @ O2 Academy
    Since the start of 2016 Eliza and the Bear have been touring the UK. As part of their 26 date tour the band paid a visit to the Steel City to perform ...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | Kelis @ Ponderosa
    A modern day renaissance woman, Kelis is both a popstar and a certified chef, while also having her own brand of fashion accessories. This tendency to...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | Dandy Warhols @ Ponderosa
    Despite producing several albums worth of top-quality material, the Dandy Warhols have always found themselves trying to live up to the reputation cre...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | The Crookes @ o2 Academy
    Straight off the back of their recent tour supporting Tramlines headliner Catfish and the Bottlemen, Sheffield sweethearts the Crookes return to the f...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | Little Comets @ Ponderosa
    The music of Little Comets is so sunny and joyful that the surprise is almost palpable among those unfamiliar with the group when they announce ...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | Milburn @ The Leadmill
    Sheffield’s very own band, Milburn, filled The Leadmill to the brim on Saturday night after revealing earlier in the afternoon that they would be pe...
  • Forge Does Tramlines | David Rodigan @ o2 Academy
    In the sweaty o2 Academy, at 2am, following Todla T is not where you expect to see a 65 year old playing reggae, but that is exactly what you would ha...
  • Forge TV's guide to Tramlines
    Tramlines is back! From the 22nd-24th July, Sheffield will be taken over by music fans and the festival atmosphere. ForgeTV’s very own Autumn Carp...