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  • The Cookie Presents: NATALIE McCOOL + ELIZABETH CORNISH 27/09/16

    Natalie McCool brings her glittery-pop tunes to The Cookie as part of her UK Tour in September. Tickets on Sale Now! NATALIE MCCOOL www.facebook.com/nataliemccoolofficial http://www.nataliemccool.co.uk/ https://soundcloud.com/nataliemccool 14+ // 8PM // £6.50 ADV
  • The Cookie Presents: MEADOWLARK + Guests 28/09/16

    The acoustic-folk trio have supported the likes of Bastille, Elvis Costello, Gabrielle Aplin and Lewis Watson; they've recorded an excellent debut EP; played a summer of amazing festivals; had a full month of touring; built themselves a devoted following and gained support from all over the world. Wednesday 28th September Meadowlark http://meadowlarkofficial.com/ + Support
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: JUSTIN MOORHOUSE 29/09/16

    Justin Moorhouse - People and Feelings Thursday 29th September £15 Advance. From Live at the Apollo, The News Quiz and Fighting Talk. A little slimmer but still as “belly laugh funny” Manchester Evening News, everyone’s favourite northern charmer is back on the road and better than ever. After touring last year’s show, of which The Guardian said “the amount of first-rate comic craft that goes into his deceptively simple routines is worthy of admiration” he’s had a think about people. And feelings. About people Justin knows, their feelings and how he feels about them. And they about him. It’ll be a (very) funny show. Promise. ‘He charms the pants off the crowd’ The Sunday Times ‘Comedic tour-de-force… brought a tear to a critical glass eye” The Herald ‘Simultaneously down-to- earth and out of this world” The List
  • The Cookie & The Honey Label Present: ROYAL ARCADE + Guests 30/09/16

    As part of our new partnership with The Honey label, we present three headlines shows, Alligatr, Gloss & Royal Arcade. The second show, Royal Arcade September 30th. We can't wait to have them back!
  • The Cookie Presents: FEWS + Guests 01/10/16

    We're psyched to announce the awesome FEWS are coming to Leicester on their October tour. Saturday 1st October FEWS fewsmusic.com facebook.com/fewsmusic soundcloud.com/fewsmusic 8pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: HONEYBLOOD + Guests 05/10/16

    With a charming sweetness that scoops into a snarl at any moment, Glaswegian duo Honeyblood are back and driving up the volume. Wednesday 5th October No Booking fees, with Dice https://dice.fm/event/honeyblood-5th-oct-the-cookie-leicester-tickets
  • The Cookie Presents: STORNAWAY + Guests (Y Theatre) 05/10/16

    We're pleased to announce the awesome Stornoway will be joining us for a special night at The Y Theatre. Wednesday 5th October STORNOWAY 7pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: ESTRONS + THE BAY RAYS DIY Tour 07/10/16

    We're pleased to announce Estrons & The Bay Rays will join us as part of the DIY tour. 7th October ESTRONS https://www.facebook.com/Estrons THE BAY RAYS https://www.facebook.com/thebayrays £7 Advance // 8pm // 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: MEILYR JONES + Guests 07/10/16

    Ex-Racehorses member Meily Jones is here in support of his awesome new record. Friday 7th October Meilyr Jones meilyrjones.com twitter.com/meilyrjones facebook.com/meilyrjonesmusic £9 Advance . 8pm
  • The Cookie Presents: THIS FEELING w/ WHITE ROOM + Guests 08/10/16

    This Feeling DJs till 2am + live sets from White Room £3 adv (Q jump / guaranteed entry) £4 door Free Jack & coke to first 50 in. £3 entry list closes 5pm day of event. info & free downloads > http://www.thisfeeling.co.uk/club/ This Feeling DJs play...Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles, The Beatles, The Bohicas, The Black Keys, Black Rivers, Blossoms, Blur, BRMC, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Charlatans, The Clash, Concretes, The Cribs, The Coral, Courteeners, The Cure, Dexters, Doves, The Enemy, Eugene McGuinness, Fleetwood Mac, Foals, Foo Fighters, Friendly Fires, Happy Mondays, The Horrors, Ian Brown, Kasabian, Kings Of Leon, The Kinks, Jake Bugg, The Jam, Joy Division, The La’s, The Libertines, The Maccabees, Madness, Miles Kane, MGMT, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Nirvana, Oasis, Palma Violets, Peace, Primal Scream, Pulp, RIDE, The Rifles, The Rolling Stones, Shack, The Small Faces, The Smiths, The Specials, Stone Roses, Super Furry Animals, The Streets, The Strokes, Suede, Supergrass, Temples, The Twang, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, The View, Verve, The Vines, Von Bondies, The Walkmen, Paul Weller, White Stripes, The Who, The Zutons & lots more
  • The Cookie Presents: CC SMUGGLERS + Guests (THE MUSICIAN) 08/10/16

    The Cookie proudly presents CC Smugglers as part of their UK tour. More details to follow.
  • The Cookie Presents: SHVPES + Empire 10/10/16

    The hotly tipped metal boys Shvpes and coming with support from the awesome Empire. Monday 10th October SHVPES www.facebook.com/SHVPES www.youtube.com/shvpesofficial EMPIRE www.facebook.com/ShoutEMPIRE/
  • The Cookie Presents: ASH MAMMAL + Guests (O2 ACADEMY) 08/10/16

    Cookie fav's Ash Mammal take on their biggest headline show yet at O2 Academy2 on Saturday 8th October. Tickets on sale Friday 22nd July.
  • The Cookie Presents: DROWNERS + Scarlet Rascal 12/10/16

    New York based indie rockers Drowners hit the UK in october. Wednesday 12th October DROWNERS facebook.com/drownersofficial
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: KERRY GODLIMAN 13/10/16

    Kerry Godliman joins us in October for her briliant tour show 'Stick or Twist.' Tickets on sale now. http://www.kerrygodliman.com/ “A great comic who oozes personality” BRUCE DESSAU, EVENING STANDARD “She may present herself as just one of the girls, but this young Londoner has clearly got the potential to really stand out” THE SCOTSMAN
  • WHAT BECAME OF US WEEKENDER: GENGHAR + Guests TBC Leicester & Oxford 14-15/10/16

    The event that bought you Blossoms, Cheatahs, God Damn, Spring, Lola Colt and more over the past 2 years is back for it's 3rd year. This year the event takes place across two cities Leicester & Oxford, so expect the event to be bigger & better than ever. Friday 14th - Saturday 15th October Ltd early bird tickets now on sale at £10.
  • The Cookie Presents: SKINNY LIVING + Guests 17/10/16

    Soulful vocals, four part harmonies and original sounds with influences from many genres http://www.skinnylivinguk.com/
  • The Cookie Presents: JAMES CHERRY + Guests 18/10/16

    Channeling melancholy admissions through old, gravelly soul, James Cherry is one to watch. The Leicester native has been writing songs since he was 13 and last year his break coming as Clash, Huw Stephens and Annie Mac praised his first single, I Cried Myself To Sleep. Loaded with brooding backing vocals, scatty vocalisations and a sparse, vintage feel, the pleading cut was a hit. Returning with the frustrated blues of Why Don't You Listen, Cherry's infectious groove will be irresistible and he heads to The Cookie on October 18th.
  • The Cookie Quiz: PIXAR 19/10/16

    Our monthly quiz is back and this time the theme is PIXAR movies! Book in advance to save missing out! Dressing up is advised.
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: ANDREW O'NEILL 20/10/16

    Andrew O'Neill, stand-up comedian, a metalhead, an amateur occultist and a musician is back! "An increasingly distinctive, imaginative act... brilliant, genuinely unexpected lines are added to the mix. At this rate, it won't be long until he's huge." Chortle "One of the funniest comedians on the circuit at the moment... hitting new heights of comedic brilliance." TimeOut "He's got a natural optimism and love of silliness that leaves you feeling remarkably positive... a winning blend of polemic and off-beat whimsy." The Guardian
  • The Cookie Presents: INHEAVEN + PALE WAVES + Guests 21/10/16

    The awesome INHEAVEN return after supporting YAK back in May. Support comes from PALE WAVES Friday 21st October INHEAVEN facebook.com/INHEAVENBAND http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-radar/new-music-of-the-day-inheaven-meat-somebody-video-premiere Pale Waves facebook.com/palewaves soundcloud.com/palewaves
  • The Cookie Presents: LEO STANDARD + Guests 22/10/16

    Nationally recgonised local Leo Stannard returns to The Cookie Tickets on sale now!
  • The Cookie Presents: SLOW CLUB + Guests (O2 ACADEMY) 22/10/16

    One of our favourite bands return on their Autumn tour. Saturday 22nd October SLOW CLUB http://www.slowclubband.com/ 7pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: TELEMAN + Guests 23/10/16

    Indie pop heroes Teleman join us in October. Sunday 23rd October Teleman twitter.com/Telemanmusic instagram.com/telemanmusic/ youtube.com/user/telemanVEVO www.telemanmusic.com £13 Advance / 8pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: ALL TVVINS + Guests 24/10/16

    All Tvvins return to The Cookie. Monday 24th October ALL TVVINS 7:30pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: MUSICAL BINGO 26/10/16

    Do you like Music? Do you like Bingo? We bring you Musical Bingo the craze sweeping the country and festivals this summer. Eyes down for a full house on October 26th. More info to follow....
  • The Cookie Presents: ASYLUMS + Guests 27/10/16

    Asylums join us in October, with influences listed as 'Comics, Bad TV, Rock and Roll, Computer Games' you know this one can't be missed "Killer Brain Waves' has to be a contender for album of the year" - Subba-Cultcha "Accomplished, fresh and exhilarating" 9/10 - Louder Than War Magazine "Killer Brain Waves is an incredible debut, and Asylums are a band you can’t ignore" - Gigslutz "Killer Brain Waves is universal in its message, urgent in its sound, and downright brilliant" - Punktastic "All killer and no filler" 9/10 Whisperin & Hollerin "Powerful, invigorating and simply incredible" Muso's Guide "the most relatable piece of music for the modern millennial" Brightons Finest "Anti-boredom Anthems for the "information genocide age" 10/ 10 The Zine "Complete in measurement, quality and sheer brilliance. A flawless debut album from your new favourite punk band" The Pentatonic.
  • The Cookie & The Honey Label Present: GLOSS + Guests 31/10/16

    As part of our new partnership with The Honey Label, we present three headlines shows, Alligatr, Gloss & Royal Ardaces. The third show, Gloss October 31st. Gloss have previously supported The Magic Gang & High Tyde
  • The Cookie Presents: PILE + Guests 01/11/16

    Tuesday 1st November PILE http://www.facebook.com/pileof http://www.twitter.com/pilemusic http://www.pilemusic.tumblr.com/ http://www.pile.bandcamp.com/ The band's name speaks volumes to most, and to the rest... it soon will. Earning the reputation of "your favourite band's favourite band," the quartet (Rick Maguire, Kris Kuss, Matt Connery, and Matt Becker) have been setting the DIY indie punk scene ablaze since 2009, developing a unanimously praised back catalogue in the process and a legion of diehard fans throughout the entire country and abroad. The band have toured heavily over the years, playing all ages venues and basements in the spirit of DIY culture with peers Speedy Ortiz, Big Ups, LVL UP, Two Inch Astronaut, Krill, etc. Pile started to work on You're Better Than This at Omaha's Another Recording Company with producer Ben Brodin. The result of those sessions is Pile at their absolute finest, a perfect mix of the band's ferocious and gentle sides, an undeniably explosive record that twists and convulses with unexpected turns at every corner. Pile's exceptional ability to warp through loud-soft-loud dynamics is on full display, forgoing predictable song structures and triumphantly crushing any false sense of security. You're Better Than This is comforting at one moment and brutal the next, ripping through influences that include post-punk, noise rock, folk song-writing, and a particularly colossal take on indie rock.
  • The Cookie Presents: SWING SOCIAL 02/11/16

    If you liked Shagtober, you'll love Shagvember! It's the regular Swing Social night, plus Neil & Sharon will be teaching a beginners Collegiate Shag dance class between 7 and 8pm. Wednesday 2nd November, 7pm till 11pm. FREE Entry. Practice your dances moves in a great venue and friendly atmosphere.
  • The Cookie Presents:THE VRYLL SOCIETY + HIDDEN CHARMS + Guests 03/11/16

    The awesome Vryll Society are back, fresh from supporting Blossoms on their sold out show at Academy2 earlier this year. Hidden Charms join on this co-headline tour. Wednesday 3rd November The Vryll Society facebook.com/TheVryllSociety Hidden Charms facebook.com/hiddencharms 8pm / 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: LEDDRA CHAPMAN + Guests 04/11/16

    We welcome the awesome Leddra Chapman to Leicester as part of her UK tour. Friday 4th November LEDDRA CHAPMAN www.facebook.com/leddrachapman
  • The Cookie Presents: HIGH TYDE + Guests 05/11/16

    High Tyde are back! Saturday 5th November HIGH TYDE Twitter: http://twitter.com/wearehightyde Instagram: http://instagram.com/wearehightyde/ SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/wearehightyde YouTube: http://youtube.com/HighTydeUK Snapchat: wearehightyde
  • The Cookie Presents: DANE BAPTISTE 10/11/16

    ‘A striking set that leaves Baptiste’s talent in no doubt.’ ★★★★ Guardian In 2014 the London born stand up made comedy history as the first black British act to be nominated for a Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, being shortlisted for his debut show Citizen Dane. Now star of Live at the Apollo and his own upcoming BBC sitcom Sunny D, Baptiste brings his smash hit follow up show Reasonable Doubts to THE COOKIE as part of his nationwide tour.
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: ANGELOS AND BARRY 11/11/16

    When deep thinking, modern philosophers Angelos Epithemiou and Barry from Watford, individually known from their enormous parts in BBC TVs Shooting Stars, the BBC Radio 2 Steve Wright Show and Absolute Radio’s Iain Lee Show got together for The Angelos and Barry Show they made a massive dent in the ears of UK listeners with the highest ranking independently produced podcast on the iTunes Chart. They join us for a special live show in November 2016. £15 ADV // 7PM
  • The Cookie & Future Perfect Present: SHED SEVEN + Guests (O2 ACADEMY) 11/11/16

    We're pleased to announce our biggest show to date with indie brit pop legends Shed Seven. Friday 11th November SHED SEVEN shedseven.com facebook.com/shedseven
  • The Cookie Presents: TIGERCUB + Guests 14/11/16

    They're back after supporting Royal Blood back in 2015 in support of their new record on Alcopop Records. Monday 14th November TIGERCUB facebook.com/tigercubtigercub
  • The Cookie Presents: WEIRDS + Guests 16/11/16

    Weirds are a psych rock quartet formed in early 2013 whose debut single was released on Nottingham based Denizen Recordings. The band from Leeds, UK consists of Aidan Razzall, Matthew Vaughn, Zachary Thomas and David Nash.
  • The Cookie & The Robots Needs Home Collective Presents: THREE TRAPPED TIGERS + The Physics House Band 18/11/16

    The Cookie & Robot Needs Home present the awesome Three Trapped Tigers. TTT are back in November after their packed out show at Handmade Festival earlier this year. Friday 18th November THREE TRAPPED TIGERS facebook.com/threetrappedtigers £11 / 7pm
  • The Cookie Presents: FICKLE FRIENDS + Guests 24/11/16

    After a summer of packed out tents at festival across the UK & Europe, Fickle Friends are back. Thursday 24th November Fickle Friends http://www.ficklefriends.co.uk/
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: DANIEL SLOSS 'So?' 25/11/16

    Daniel Sloss joins us as part of his UK tour of 'So?' More details to follow.
  • The Cookie Presents: THE SPITFIRES + Guests 26/11/16

    “The fight-back from the beaten generation starts here” – Daily Mirror “Gaining more and more friends with their stunning live shows” – Fred Perry Subculture Saturday 26th November THE SPITFIRES £10 / 7pm
  • The Cookie Presents: ARCADES + Cupids + The Lids (O2 ACADEMY) 26/11/16

    Arcades biggest show on the famous Queens Hall stage in Academy2. Saturday 26th November ARCADES facebook.com/wearearcades www.twitter.com/wearearcades soundcloud.com/wearearcades https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/kings-queens-single/id1108858373 CUPIDS facebook.com/cupidsband THE LIDS facebook.com/TheLidsBand Tickets on sale.
  • The Cookie Presents: LEWIS WATSON + Guests 29/11/16

    Singer-Songwriter Lewis Watson joins us November 29th. Be quick as this one will sell out. Tuesday 29th November LEWIS WATSON + Support TBA
  • The Cookie Presents: CHARLOTTE CARPENTER + Guests 02/12/16

    Cookie favourite Charlotte Carpenter returns to The Cookie as part of her UK tour. Having put out several self-released EPs, the solo artist has forged a unique sound that takes heed to folk and traditional American rock and roll. Following the release of How Are We Ever To Know, you'll be mesmerised by Carpenter's gorgeously crafted songs when she plays The Cookie
  • The Cookie Presents: CLAY + Guests 09/12/16

    The awesome Clay are back on December 9th. You should be just as excited at we are.
  • The Cookie & Andy Wright Present: UK SUBS + Guests 10/12/16

    UK Subs 'Ziezo' tour to recognise their 26th album. The Cookie & Andy Wright presents Saturday 10th December UK Subs £12 / 8pm
  • The Cookie Presents: THE DUNWELLS + Guests 13/12/16

    The Dunwells join us as part of their Winter Tour Tuesday 13th December THE DUNWELLS thedunwells.com facebook.com/TheDunwells + Support TBA 14+ / 8pm
  • The Cookie Presents: DREADZONE + Guests (02 Academy) 16/12/16

    Dub & Reggae legends DREADZONE return to Leicester. Friday 16th December DREADZONE http://www.facebook.com/dreadzone/ http://www.dreadzone.com/ http://www.dreadzonedownloads.com/ http://twitter.com/dreadzonemusic http://www.youtube.com/OfficiallyDreadzone
  • The Cookie Presents: RICHARD HERRING: THE BEST (O2 Academy) 08/02/17

    Richard Herring - The Best. Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. From his deconstruction of the genealogy of Christ to him proving that racists are less racist than liberals, via some of the best knob jokes in the business. Will your favourite routine make the cut? A great introduction to this influential cult comedian for the newcomer and a welcome greatest hits for long term fans. ("a gloriously infantile delight in mischief, provocation and inspired rudeness” The Guardian)
  • The Cookie Presents: ALEX HORNE & THE HORNE SECTION (O2 Academy) 23/02/17

    Alex Horne & The Horne Section join us at O2 Academy Leicester for The Leciester Comedy Festival
  • The Cookie Presents: CHRIS RAMSEY (O2 Academy) 02/04/17

    Chris Ramsey plays Leicester's O2 Academy in April. Chris started comedy a few years ago and it’s been one hell of a ride so far. He's performed five solo stand up shows at the Edinburgh festival. His second show Offermation was nominated for the Fosters' Comedy Award in 2011 (formerly the Perrier) and then took it on a sell-out national tour in Spring 2012. Chris has appeared on panel shows such as 8 Out of 10 Cats & Mock The Week and many many more