Sizzling Summer Series concerts set to return to Millennium Square: Summer Series 2023

16 May 2024

Sizzling Summer Series concerts set to return to Millennium Square

Events Millennium Square

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.

Bringing a vibrant festival atmosphere right to the heart of Leeds from July 3 to August 4, 2024, 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, 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).


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Leeds City Council Communications team