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England Rocks! Landmarks in Sheffield

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England Rocks! is a specially made map of England, made in association with 'EnjoyEngland', featuring landmarks with specific and significant musical interest.

There are entries for every major town and city, with the more musical places getting multiple entries.

Sheffield is honoured no less than 6 times (in comparison to Leeds, who have one), the entries for the Steel City being:

The Boardwalk

There's live music every night of the week at this small and intimate music venue in the heart of the city centre, from China Crisis to Paul Young, from David Gray to Ryan Adams. Sheffield's answer to The Cavern was formerly known as the Black Swan and the Mucky Duck, and it's here that The Clash played their very first live gig in July 1976 supporting the Sex Pistols.

LINK: http://www.theboardwalklive.co.uk

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON THE BOARDWALK: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...p?showtopic=223

Castle Market

A young Jarvis Cocker used to work here on a wet fish stall. Richard Hawley used to visit Sharon’s Cafe in the market for his milkshakes and while there he would always stop by and insult Cocker as he worked.

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON CASTLE MARKET: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...hl=sheaf+market

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON JARVIS COCKER: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...hp?showtopic=20

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON PULP: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...hp?showtopic=52

Hallam FM (Sheffield) Arena

This popular large venue with 15,000 capacity is renowned for hosting some of the biggest names in rock and pop, including coming up this year, Shane Ward and the Sugababes.

LINK: http://www.hallamfmarena.co.uk

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON SHEFFIELD (HALLAM FM) ARENA: *coming soon*

Coles Corner

The song Coles Corner by Richard Hawley (the singer dubbed the ‘Sinatra of the North’) was inspired by this corner which has been a Sheffield meeting place for generations of friends and lovers, young and old.

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON COLES CORNER: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...hl=coles+corner

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON RICHARD HAWLEY: *coming soon*

The Leadmill

A leading light in the Sheffield music scene since its opening in 1980, hundreds of bands have started life here including The Fall, Pulp, and most recently, local lads Arctic Monkeys.

LINK: http://www.leadmill.co.uk

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON THE LEADMILL: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...p?showtopic=214

The Grapes

Arctic Monkeys hail from the Sheffield suburb of High Green and their first-ever gig was at The Grapes Pub in Sheffield city centre in June 2003.

SHEFFIELD HISTORY PAGE ON THE GRAPES: *coming soon*

LINK TO OFFICIAL ENGLAND ROCKS! SITE: http://www.england-rocks.co.uk/index.php

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