Tramlines 2015


From the archive

This event last happened on 24 July 2015


Tramlines is back with easily one of the biggest and best line-ups Sheffield has ever seen. The Charlatans, Wu-Tang Clan, The Buzzcocks plus countless others will be gracing the stages and venues of the city. The Showroom is delighted to announce our Tramlines schedule, which features young, upcoming artists alongside some classic music films . Enjoy a burger from our specialty BBQ, expertly prepared by the café bar staff. Friday kicks things off with three live indie acts in the Showroom bar, Saturday features live music all day and our very own Simon's Hip Hop Hooray all night, the perfect start to a weekend of hip-hop at the Ponderosa.

We couldn't do Tramlines without showing some music films, and we've got three of the best music documentaries ever made for those who want to escape the crowds and put their feet up (but not on the seats, please). Stones in the Park and Woodstock capture 60's spirit, when Jagger and Jimi ruled the stage and revolution was in the air. The Last Waltz, directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring performances from Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Eric Clapton amongst others, tells the story of the seminal final concert by rockers The Band.



8:30PM Jamie Ring

Acoustic musician changing songs to her unique style. Playing covers from artists such as The Smiths to LMFAO changing the beat and the tempo throughout alongside originals.

9:20PM Bayonet

Bayonet are best mates, Fifa fanatics and indie rockers from Sheffield who sound like a younger brother of The 1975 paraphrasing The Kooks in a warehouse full of Telecasters. Their debut EP titled "Elations" is out soon on The Animal Farm.


CROWS are an indie-punk band from Sheffield. They play hard-hitting, emotion driven music with all the melodic content of pop and indie married with the raw energy of punk and emo. 

"Like having you brain smashed out by a gold bar wrapped in a slice of lemon" - Zaphod Beeblebrox


2PM The Last Waltz (Film)

Seventeen years after joining forces as the backing band for rockabilly cult hero Ronnie Hawkins, Canadian roots rockers The Band called it quits with this farewell show at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Nov. 25, 1976. Filmed by Martin Scorsese, this documentary features standout performances by rock legends such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters, as well as interviews tracing the group's history and discussing road life.

4PM Eden Cowan

Sixteen year old acoustic singer/ songwriter. Relatively new to the acoustic circuit, Eden has quickly made a name for herself and is a regular in many pubs in and around Sheffield.

5PM Stones In the Park (Film)

Filmed just two days after the tragic death of guitarist Brian Jones, some 250,000 fans flocked to Hyde Park, London, on a pilgrimage to see the group described as "the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world" – The Rolling Stones. A fascinating documentary on the most successful band of their generation, captured at their most vulnerable, The Stones in the Park is a must for all fans of the legendary rockers.

7PM Christina Higgins + Support

16 year old musician from Sheffield. Her performances incorporate as many genres as possible, merging traditional concepts of a set technique.

8PM Perpetual Motion

Young Blues-Rock trio, bringing a unique and different approach to the genre focusing on power and feel.

9PM Hip Hop Hooray Vol II
An evening of the very best in rap and hip hop, from its birth in 1970’s New York to the present day.
From the Sugar Hill Gang to A$AP Rocky join us for a night of the most influential form of music in the world today.


2PM Woodstock (Film)

In 1969, 500,000 people descended on a small patch of field in a little-known town in upstate New York called Woodstock. This seminal documentary covers the festival in unflinching detail; from the event's inception all the way through to the unexpected air-delivery of food and medical supplies by the National Guard. The film contains performances, interviews with the artists and candid footage of the fans in a defining portrait of 1960s America.


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