The Live Room

Carmel Smickersgill, Tours & Activities Editor
The Live Room
Image courtesy of Olcay Bayir/ The Live Room.

The Live Room, Caroline Social Club, Caroline Street, Saltaire, Shipley, BD18 3JZ – Visit Now

The Caroline Street Social Club is a bastion of culture in Saltaire. However, the standout feature of this intimate venue is a longstanding roots club that attracts crowds from all over Yorkshire and acts from across the country, this is The Live Room. Their series of live roots music celebrates the best of trad and roots and attracts big names from all over the world. Seen as one of the compulsory stops on a tour for any musician working in that genre, crowds gather to experience the energy and excitement of live performance.

Hear the folk traditions of Sweden and Turkey in the heart of Yorkshire

Giants of the scene, such as guitarist and songwriter Martin Simpson, perform on consecutive nights with younger up and coming artists. Both are met with warm and open receptions from the audience. The variety of nationalities and oral traditions represented at The Live Room is always impressive. Discover new bands in the Americanada series or hear the folk traditions of Sweden and Turkey in the heart of Yorkshire. While some may not be able to attend gigs, the Live Room has partnered up with Roots Live to live stream the gigs on their platform of online roots content. You can watch live or watch again via the Roots Live website, meaning you never have to miss a gig.

The venue is currently working a little differently. Due to social distancing each gig is now seated and has a capacity of 60. To stop people missing out The Live Room has booked double nights for most of their upcoming shows, giving you more opportunity to see the performers should you miss out on the first round of tickets. Some of the other changes include one-way systems and a pre-order drinks app as well as screens where necessary, and a limit on the number of people in any smaller areas. So you can go back to watch amazing acts perform with the peace of mind that you’re in as safe an environment as possible.

  • Caroline Social Club, Caroline Street, Saltaire
  • Shipley
  • BD18 3JZ
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