The Chemic Tavern




A friendly real ale pub on the outskirts of the city centre towards the LS6 student land. Free live music 4 nights a week featuring everything from traditional Irish and French Breton music to riot grrl and hip hop.

Pub quiz on Monday from 8.30. £15 prize money and free sandwiches for all!
Local legend Brendan Croker plays with his band ‘Eric Pope and the Cardinals’ every other Tuesday while folk and blues hero Duncan McFarlane fills in the alternate Tuesdays with his ‘Itinerent Waiters Club’ night featuring the best of local folk, blues and rock.
On Wednesday we have a ukelele jam 7.30-9 followed by the Irish session. Come and listen or bring an instrument and join in!

Thursday night is open mic night provided by local charity music initiative Clothcat. All talents and abilities welcome!

On Friday and Saturday nights we make our function room available for local promoters and host the best of the local talent plus touring bands, lip syncing contests and of course private parties.

We have no food facilities but you are more than welcome to bring your own!

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