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Spirit of the Wapentake

Presented by: Graham Marshall, Sinead Rankin
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Produced by: Graham Marshall, Sinead Rankin

Wednesday 5 pm - 7 pm

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Presented live every week by Graham and Sinead

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, with help from rock gods Bona and Andy, from Studio 1 every Wednesday teatime 5 till 7. Our mission is simples…to ROCK SHEFFIELD’SFUNGLIN SOCKS OFF!!!!

we play the best rock music from the last 40 years or so as well as letting you know the latest rock news, gig reviews and local rock gig information. We also publicize new local, national and international rock bands that come to  our attention.

Each show is painstakingly researched and lovingly crafted. Unfortunately, all that goes out of the window as soon as the sliders are cranked up. Hopefully, during the following 2 hour rock-fest we play some of the greatest music ever recorded, in spite of Graham’s best efforts to cock things up.

The Wap, the Buccaneer Bar and Rebels are long gone and some of us may be looking a bit worse for wear, but the Sheffield rock scene is still alive and kicking with great rock pubs and live music venues all over the place.

We love the classic rock of the Wapentake era but we also love all the new rock springing up everywhere. The metal / Heavy rock scene is definitely in the ascendency and this is also part of what we are about.

Check out our Facebook page for the latest about the show including up-coming guests and ticket comps. https://www.facebook.com/groups/121701393136/

Also don’t forget our sister Facebook page aimed specifically  at metal fans run by our metal guru Bona https://www.facebook.com/thedarksidemetal

Looking for the next great local gig? Start with the facebook pages and then check out our venue links at the bottom of the page.

ENJOY!!!!!

 

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/Send us your pics both new and old. If they are relevent,legal and don’t involve cruelty to farmyard animals we will add them to our collection. sheffieldrocks@outlook.com

Useful Local Venue Gig Information Links

Motorpoint Arena

http://www.motorpointarena.co.uk/home/

O2 Academy Sheffield

http://www.o2academysheffield.co.uk/

Corporation

http://www.corporation.org.uk/

The Plug

http://www.the-plug.com/events-and-tickets

The Leadmill

http://leadmill.co.uk/events/month/

The Greystones

http://www.mygreystones.co.uk/Events_2.html

The Dove and Rainbow

http://doveandrainbow.com/

Mulberry Tavern

https://www.facebook.com/mulberrytavern

West St Live

http://www.mentholmans-weststreetlive.com/

The Green Room

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Green-Room-Sheffield/112377985488740

The Red House

https://www.facebook.com/BeRedhouse

The Hop

http://www.thehop-sheffield.com/

The RS Bar (was The Royal Standard)

https://www.facebook.com/thersbar

Birdwell Venue

http://www.birdwellvenue.com/whatson.html

The Classic Rock Society

http://www.classicrocksociety.co.uk/

2 thoughts on “Spirit of the Wapentake

    1. Carol Stevens
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      Gosh, I’m on one of those pics! Does that mean I have to admit to being over 30?

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      1. Graham
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        Yes… Sorry, but I was in your class at school and I am 38… ish

        Reply
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