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Review of Misfires + Support

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Great supports

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Hands Off Gretel

Overall rating: 4.5

Hands Off Gretel are the best up and coming band around and every performance is of the highest quality as was this one, a band that should be playing a lot bigger venues than the Rocking Chair, remember the name Lauren Tate! with Boyfriend Sean, Joe and Sam you have four very talented people coming together to give you a performance you will be telling everyone about
the stage was small so the mic stand had to be off the stage and with no barrier Lauren got hit in the mouth by someone knocking it forward as there were a few people thinking it good to push people forward when they have nowhere to go apart from onto the stage (please if you want to mosh, which is good, do it a bi further back so people at he front don't get hurt, or the performer!) which is not good when it is so small! H.O.G. will not have such worries about things like this soon as sure they will be playing bigger venues with proper set ups at the front to protect the artist
saying all this the staff were very nice, sound was good and a nice vibe about the place, bit more lighting around the stairs would be nice (ouch) though!
bonus of the night for me (I was there to see H.O.G. who of course were brilliant) was seeing the Mollyanna band, excellent

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Review of Beth McCarthy March 2017 Tour

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

An amazing artist backed by a great band with some really talented support acts.
A fantastic night in a lovely intimate venue.
And all for the same price as a subway.

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The Rocking Chair venue information

We are excited to announce the arrival of The Rocking Chair, a brand new music venue in the heart of Sheffield city centre!

Located at 23 Furnival Gate just minutes from Sheffield Station, Fargate and the universities (formerly The Nelson rock bar), we are perfectly situated to bring you a truly enjoyable drinking experience amongst a variety of different music nights and gigs! Any interested promoters get in touch...

We will be serving a great range of beers, lagers, wines and spirits at friendly prices and our two floor layout means you can choose to either come in for a quiet drink or venture downstairs to catch some fantastic live music!

Our opening hours will be from 16:00 till 02:00 (Mon-Fri) and 12:00 till 04:00 on a Saturday! Make sure you like the page to hear about all our exclusive offers and events before anybody else!

Venue contact details and info

Name: The Rocking Chair

Phone: 0114 241 234

Capacity: 100

Dress code: None

Parking: Parking outside

Address: 23 Furnival Gate, Sheffield, S1 4QR

Venue short url: https://www.skiddle.com/venues/53334/

Type of venue: Live

Opening hours: 12:00-04:00

Nearest Train Station: Sheffield

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