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  1. Sheffield's indoor Rock and Bike festival. Corporation, Trafalgar Warehouse & Courtyard. Live bands-rock and blues, custom bikes, bike traders, DJ, stalls, talks, food & drink.Advance Tickets : www.corporation.org.uk Website Link https://www.roadragefestival.co.uk/ Facebook Event Link https://www.facebook.com/roadragefest1/ BANDS:Tyla's Dogs D'amourKris BarrasMassive WagonsThe Rising SoulsSilverjetLowdriveThe Dukes Of BordelloBlack HandsCoyote MadseedsThis State of OursBaranovichMore to be announced......!TRADERS:Down & Out MotorcyclesBMW Bikes - Allan JefferiesThe Bike Specialists HBCIndian MotorcyclesBennetsFastecMore to be announced......! ROADRAGE FESTIVAL 2019 - A two day, two stage, indoor Rock & Bike FestivalCalling all Rock, Blues and Motorbike Fans! Roadrage Festival hits Corporation and Trafalgar Warehouse on Sheffield Easter weekend 20th and 21st April 2019. Fed up with the dark cold nights and longing to get back on the road chasing the sun? Roadrage – Sheffield is the first INDOOR bike and rock festival and the first of the 2019 season. Shake off the winter blues and head down to this multi venue experience. Spread across both the 1600 capacity Corporation venue and the 1400 Trafalgar Warehouse, this event is set to kick start your rock & bike fests in 2019. British Superbikes is underway, the same weekend at Silverstone, so it’s time to dust off your own bikes and ride on down to the Roadrage Festival 2019 to see a whole range of new models unveiled by our local motorbike dealers. There is also a custom wheels section for your perusal and if we get our way, we will even hang them from the ceiling!Roadrage coincides with the annual charity ride out, “The Sheffield Egg Run”, traditionally led by James Toseland and is timed to start as the Egg Run finishes. So head down after your first ride out of the new season.Bikers YardThe “Bikers Yard” area in Trafalgar Warehouse 1 is where you will find bikes, bikes and more bikes. A no holds barred showcase of Custom, Café Racers, Bobbers, Classics, Harleys, Choppers, Streetfighters, Sportsbikes, Hypersports, Race Reps, 2 Strokes, Triples, V Twin, V4…..and more. Also located in the Bikers Yard you’ll find Joe our resident Barber extraordinaire, ready to trim, chop, cut and shape to your hearts desire. And if that’s not enough, you can even treat yourself to a sports massage, specifically designed for bikers aches and pains; you’ll feel like a new person! Gasoline StageThis stage is located in the main room at Corporation and will be home to some of the best and loudest blues and rock bands, all weekend. We’re proud to be hosting heavyweight headliners alongside local talent. Full ThrottleOur second stage is located in Local Authority, Corporation’s sister venue – all linked through, for this massive festival. Continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. Programming between the stages will not be back to back, so if you want to catch every single band, you will be able to.
  2. Reminder that Rhiannon: The Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac will be playing this friday, dont miss out! Support for the show will be the great blues/rock band Black Toad - check them out - https://www.facebook.com/blacktoadband
  3. We are pleased to announce that Rhiannon: The Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac will be performing live at Corporation, Sheffield on Friday 5th October. This fantastic and highly visual show faithfully recreates all the Fleetwood Mac hits you know and love. Venue - Corporation Date - 5.10.2018 Day - Friday Time - 7pm Price - £15 Advance Age - 14yrs plus Tickets from - http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/2278/Rhiannon%3A+The+Ultimate+Fleetwood+Mac+Tribute+at+Corporation+on+5+October+2018 Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/633971656958893/
  4. Hi guys! Our friends at Trafalgar Warehouse (next door to Corporation) have their wedding fayre coming up on the 22nd April. 11am-3pm featuring a chance to view Sheffield's fastest growing wedding venue and the opportunity to meet some of the best suppliers the region has to offer! https://www.facebook.com/events/2068516033431769/
  5. STREET FOOD WAREHOUSE ****pop-up street food dining**** WHEN - Monday 29th of May TIME - 5pm - 9pm WHERE - Trafalgar Warehouse , Sheffield, S1 4JT (Next door to Corporation Live Music Venue) PRICE - FREE ENTRY FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE - https://www.facebook.com/events/1988331784733595/ Vendors confirmed for the this event are: Make no bones - Vegetarian restaurant in Sheffield Sonora Tacos - mexican Dim Sum Su - just brilliant Chaat Cart - South Indian cuisine Food4Fiesta Greek - Greek Food Frank Corn Dogs - Corndogs. Clucking Oinks - Pulled pork n chicken Belgian waffle box - Waffles Fully stocked bar offering Cocktails, Real Ales and a sellection of Softdrinks.
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    The alternative xmas fair

    28th & 29th November | The Alternative Christmas Fair. The best ever Alternative Xmas Fair at Trafalgar Warehouse Roll up, roll up, for an extravaganza of festive stalls, entertainment and delicious food & drink. Join in the fun with our circus theme, fabulous costumes, magicians, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine and delightful stalls, perfect for finding that special gift. Fantastic family fun with Santa's Grotto, Farmers Market, Craft Stalls, Magician, Entertainment, Mulled wine, mince pies and much more. FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1507788276186758/ Tickets available on the door Adults - £2.50 Children - Free Trafalgar Warehouse Trafalgar Street Sheffield S1 4JT
  7. Event - Master Ken's - Enter The Dojo Seminar Date – Sunday, August 16th Time – 2.30pm Venue – Corp Do-Jo Milton St, S1 4JU Tel – 0114 276 0262 Tickets – See below for ticket options Facebook events page - https://www.facebook.com/events/1440301012954635/ youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/EnterTheDojoShow This summer’s BIGGEST martial art Seminar hits Corporation, ‘Ameri-Do-Te’ style. See #MASTER KEN and his assistant #TODD WOODLAND’s Enter The Dojo Seminar live, teaching the only martial art that isn't bull$#!@. Bow down to Master Ken (11th Dan) and let him instruct you in his NEW #Ameri-Do-Te techniques as well as practice the classics like the Kill Face, Thrust of Freedom, the Hurricane and Groin Grab. Participate or spectate in what is the greatest interactive Martial Arts comedy experience in our very own Corp DoJo. MASTER KEN and TODD WOODLAND will be filming the show for their up-coming Documentary based on the Ameri-Do-Ti way of life, and they’ll also be around for photographs and autographs after the seminar. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Adults Tickets (18+): - Participants – £30 http://tinyurl.com/nhvg58q Spectators - £10 http://tinyurl.com/qxtlvg3 Child Tickets (Under 18s):- Participants - £20 http://tinyurl.com/punx5bw Spectators - £5 http://tinyurl.com/nn28hun *10% discounts available for group booking for 10+ people, but this offer is only redeemed by calling the venue on 0114 276 0262 to purchase tickets.*
  8. let's get ready to rumble!!!!!
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    Does anyone out there like 'Alt Country'?

    Friday 24th July we (The Corporation) have the amazing Alabama 3 playing. Forum post - http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1395825 Facebook event - https://www.facebook.com/events/1585438221742253/ Tickets - http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/1831/
  10. We are really looking forward to host SouthsideWEs event, should be a great show!
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    999 - Sat 27th June 2015

    999 Plus Support From BONES PARK RIDER + SEPTIC PSYCHO'S + CRIMINAL X + BOUQUET OF STEEL DJ'S JAMIE HEADCHARGE & ZOWIE Date - Sat 27th June 2015 Time - 6.30pm Doors Price - £10Adv Address - Corporation Milton st S1 4JU Age - 14+ Book Now!, call - 0114 276 0262 Online Tickets - http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/1798/ Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/404241883072411/ 999 celebrated their 38th anniversary on 5th December 2014. The reason for their longevity is not airplay, massive publicity, hype or even a major recording deal but word of mouth and that "word of mouth" now extends to nearly every country on earth. 999 were first conceived in late 1976 when Nick Cash (vocals/guitar) and Guy Days (vocals/lead guitar), who were at school together, decided to form a group. Within a couple of months they had teamed up with Jon Watson (bass) and Pablo Labritain (drums) and 999 were officially born. Their first gig was at the Northampton Cricket Club in January 1977. Interest in the band was immediate and constant gigging around London brought with it critical acclaim and a hard core following of supporters from Southall, calling themselves "The Crew". These ranks were soon swollen by the Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Munich, Vienna, Zagreb, Stockholm, Oslo, Berlin, New York, LA., Toronto, Philadelphia, and San Francisco "Crews" each proving as dedicated as the last. The frenzy and raw energy of the early days were captured by their debut single “I’m Alive on the bands own Labritain label and sold well enough to become a minor hit. Next through their association with United Artists records the second and third singles, “Nasty Nasty” and the now classic “Emergency” were released both scaling the lower reaches of the charts and confirming 999 to be one of the major forces in the British New Wave Movement. The first album titled simply “999” was released and was greeted with impressive sales and critical acclaim. Extensive touring took them throughout Britain and Europe where they now encountered full houses. The second album "Separates" was released and immediately the single "Homicide" leapt straight into the UK top forty without any Radio airplay and was banned by the BBC and most radio stations. Early 1979 saw the band embarking on their first U.S. tour, which was an achievement in itself, as they were still without a record deal in America at the time. Response to the band was ecstatic, all the venues being filled and import albums being sold out in a rush of enthusiasm. The band were immediately booked for a return trip. Since leaving United Artists 999 have recorded another eleven albums. Jon Watson was replaced in 1986 on bass by Danny Palmer and subsequently by Arturo Bassick in 1991.
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    CHELSEA - Sat 9th May 2015

    CHELSEA Plus Support BONES PARK RIDER + NEXUS NOISE + BOUQUET OF STEEL DJ'S JAMIE HEADCHARGE & ZOWIE Date - Sat 9th May 2015 Time - 7pm Doors Price - £10Adv Address - Corporation Milton st S1 4JU Age - 14+ Book Now!, call - 0114 276 0262 Online Tickets - http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/1772/ Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/1517987478475347/ It was in August 1976 that Gene October placed an advert in Melody Maker which led to replies from guitarist William Broad, bassist Tony James and drummer John Towe. On October 18th they made their live debut as Chelsea supporting Throbbing Gristle at London's ICA. It was at this time that Gene convinced the manager of gay London nightclub in Covent Garden called Shageramas, to convert the club into London's first live punk rock venue called The Roxy - a fact for which he is given little credit. The band split in November 1976 where Gene briefly recruited guitarist Marty Stacey & bassist Bob Jessie. The other three former members formed Generation X. When Gene was asked about his former band colleagues he said "Generation X? Oh yeah they used to be in Chelsea." In early 1977 Jessie and Stacey left and Gene put together a new line up consisting of guitarist James Stevenson, bassist Henry Daze and drummer Carey Fortune. This line up was slightly more permanent and soon the band's first single, the punk classic Right To Work, was released. However, not long after the release of the second single High Rise Living, Chelsea played their "farewell" gig on October 6th 1977 at The Roxy. Gene appeared in Henry Rollins tour memoir book and spoken word CD; Get In The Van. In the book, Rollins encountered October twice, the first time on an early Black Flag tour of the UK, when October kept kicking Rollins to wake him up. The second encounter occurred during a later Black Flag tour. Gene appeared in two films by Derek Jarman; 'Jubilee', in which he played the character 'Happy Days' and in 'Caravaggio' he appeared as a fruit-eating model. Gene can also be seen in a blue suit at the rugby match scene in the horror film The Omen. Gene appeared on the T.V series Minder and is also the scroll reading monk in the Black Sabbath video for 'Headless Cross'. As we all know "farewell" gigs are not to be taken seriously and in December Chelsea reformed as a five piece with rhythm guitarist Dave Martin, bassist Geoff Myles and drummer Steve J Jones joining October and Stevenson. Extensive gigging and the third single Urban Kids was released before drummer Chris Bashford replaced Steve J Jones. The first album was released in early 1979 and the band continued to tour extensively including UK dates supporting The Clash and another tour, with The Police supporting them ! They also made their first foray into the U.S with an East Coast tour. As the first album contained none of the band's singles, a compilation of them was released as the second album; 'Alternative Hits' which also featured a couple of new tracks. The album sleeve designed by drummer Chris Bashford was banned in the U.S and so renamed 'No Escape' for that territory. This line-ups final show was at London's Notre Dame Hall on May 2nd 1980. They'd actually been together for two years! Sting got up and guested on a few numbers. James Stevenson, after playing on Charlie Harper's debut solo single Barmy London Army, went on to join the final incarnation of Generation X before spending a year in Kim Wilde's band. Stevenson formed Hot Club with former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and in 1985 he joined Gene Loves Jezebel. Dave Martin and Geoff Myles formed The Smart and as for Gene he did what he'd done before - recruited a new Chelsea line up and took it back out on the road. A temporary line up still featuring drummer Chris Bashford toured America later in 1980 during which their appearance in "Urgh! A Music War" was shot. Then in December 1980 the band split leaving Gene, once again, to rebuild and relaunch Chelsea. Having produced some of Punk's finest moments such as the single Right To Work and the self titled debut LP it seemed to many as though Chelsea's finest days had gone. But Gene had other ideas and over the next three years came up with some of the band's strongest and most enduring material. A new Chelsea line up featuring drummer Sol Mintz, bassist Tim Griffin and guitarists Stephen Corfield and Nic Austin debuted in January 1981. Austin became a strong song writing partner for Gene as aired on Rocking Horse the line up's first single and Chelsea's first for over a year. The band was reduced to a four piece following the departure of Corfield and a gig at London's Fulham Greyhound once again featured Sting guesting on bass as Griffin left the day before, later replaced in September 1981 by Paul "Linc. 1982 saw continuous gigging and the infamous 'So What Tour' with Anti Nowhere League, also the release of the third Chelsea album 'Evacuate' which gained substantial critical acclaim, hailed as "Chelsea's finest hour" in the music press. After1984 this version of Chelsea came to a close. Gene issued a couple of solo singles 'Suffering In The Land' and 'Don't Quit' (the latter featuring James Stevenson and Glen Matlock). Chelsea took a hiatus for a few years before Gene put together various line ups, releasing the albums Original Sinners, Rocks Off and Underwraps which never really lived up to the recordings the band made between 1977 -1984. Underwraps is notable for featuring The Clash's Topper Headon on drums. German punk supergroup; Die Toten Hosen, covered Chelsea's electrifying debut 45 The Right To Work which went platinum. Gene commented (The Loner) "Collectors items... I don't give a damn". 1992 saw Nic Austin's return to Chelsea with new recruits Mat Sargent on bass and Stuart Soulsby on drums. After touring Europe 'The Alternative' album was recorded and released in April 1993 on Miles Copelands I.R.S label 'Alto Ego'. Rob Miller was recruited as 2nd guitarist for 2 extensive Chelsea tours of the UK & Europe also recording the 'Traitors Gate' album which was released in August 1994 on the Wesser Label. Both 'The Alternative' and 'Traitors Gate' albums were produced by Dave Goodman who was known as the Phil Spector of punk and renouned for his work with The Sex Pistols. 1994 also saw the release of the first Gene October solo album; Life And Struggle, which was co-produced by James Stevenson. Mat Sargent went on to join Sham 69, also becoming veteran bass player for Splodgenessabounds. The classic Chelsea line up featuring Gene October, James Stevenson, Dave Martin, Geoff Myles and Chris Bashford reformed for the Social Chaos tour across America in 1999. These were their first shows together since 1980. The line-up of October/Stevenson/Bashford/Myles did sporadic gigs including; Holidays In The Sun festival 2001, Punk Aid at The Garage in London in September 2000 and the 100 Club in London in September 2001. Bassist Tony Barber, borrowed from the Buzzcocks, stood in as bass player for tours of Germany, France, Czech republic and UK appearances. Stevenson joined Mike Peter's revamped 'The Alarm' although he continued playing in Chelsea. 2005 saw the release of a new Chelsea album; ' Faster, Cheaper And Better Looking'. The Chelsea Anthology; 'Urban Kids' was also released in January 2005 on Sanctuary, containing a wide cross section of the band's essential recordings made between 1977 and 1983 as well as some bonus Gene October solo tracks including his never before released version of The Stooges 'Raw Power'. In October 2011, Gene put The Alternative / Traitors Gate, line-up back together, seeing the return of Nic Austin and Mat Sargent after 18 years. James Stevenson plays 2nd guitar and Lee Morrell completes the line-up on drums.
  13. KORY CLARKE (WARRIOR SOUL) Plus SUPPORT Date - Thurs 21st June 2015 Time - 6.30pm Doors Price - £8Adv Address - Corporation Milton st S1 4JU Age - 14+ Book Now!, call - 0114 276 0262 Born, Detroit, Michigan, lived through the riots, heroin wars, cocaine cowboy-ism, and absolute unappreciated isolation. Kory honed his skills as one of Detroit’s best drummers with the guidance of Adam Smith, (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), whom he studied under for 6 years and he taught him much. Growing up in the 1970’s, Detroit, which was the most influential rock n roll audience in the world at that time, he devoured rock and lived it. Coming of age in the 1980’s, he created the Detroit band “The Trial” ‘83-84’ with guitarist Kevin Quinn. He co-produce a record in LA with legendary producer and weirdo Kim Fowley. Kory Clarke then moved to New York and started doing solo spoken word shows called Kory Clarke/Warrior Soul and on a bet turned the performance piece into a band and managed to get a major record deal from Geffen records after a major bidding war. Warrior Soul, with high powered management and a massive record label should have done the trick for this great singer/song writer but unfortunately again he was too far ahead of his time. As the 1990’s turned into a hip hop graveyard, he moved to LA to start a new project that again was to influence new rock n roll bands worldwide and yet still just critical acclaim and not enormous sales. Going into recluse, in the years 2000 – 2003, he gave up on his musical career again to concentrate on his Spoken Word and live a quiet life. The situation changed in 2004 when he started playing again as a Solo Artist as Kory Clarke/Warrior Soul. Beginning to write again, he joined Dirty Rig, with the promise of rock riches once again. Again, this was a temporary situation of one Album, 2 Tours and out, that ended up with him going back to Warrior Soul and creating a new record. Kory reformed Warrior Soul with another new line-up creating a new album now known as ‘Destroy the War Machine’. The band has been touring since 2007 and continues to release records. Kory now lives outside the USA anonymously. He makes records, paints, writes poetry and produces records, enjoying his life in freedom.
  14. FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND Plus Support from HALF SIGHT + DEADSET DREAM + CAST ASHORE Date - Wed 3rd June 2015 Time - 7pm Doors Price - £12.00 Address - Corporation Milton st S1 4JU Age - 14+ Book Now!, call - 0114 276 0262 Funeral For A Friend is one of the last remaining bastions of the British hardcore scene that exploded into the mainstream at the turn of the century. Bursting out of Bridgend, South Wales, in 2001, Funeral For A Friend were hailed as the saviours of rock music from a young age and given the task of re-energising a scene in desperate need of fresh blood. They are veterans, in many ways, but fourteen years after their formation and the band still packs as much punch and purpose as they started with, if not more. 2013’s Conduit was an exemplary moment of a band breaking out from the weight of expectation that had been placed on their shoulders before they even started. Vivid, aggressive and urgent, Conduit shook off every presumption that had been attached to Funeral For A Friend after the release of their era-defining album Casually Dressed & Deep In Conversation in 2003. What follows, is Chapter & Verse – the band’s seventh full-length record and a natural follow-on from the confidence and conviction displayed on Conduit. Recorded in two weeks with Lewis Johns (Gnarwolves, Goodtime Boys), Chapter & Verse is a classic Funeral For A Friend effort in the spectacular way it melds gruff attitude with melodic choruses, but it also happens to be one of the most sonically diverse records the band has ever made. Flitting frantically between relentless blast beats and heavy, discordant riffs to the kind of guitar lines you would tend to expect from Midwestern bands like Sunny Day Real Estate, Chapter & Verse is yet another statement that says Funeral For A Friend is not a band that can be placed in a box as easily as some would assume. Opening with vocalist Matthew Davies-Kreye’s personalised off the hinges screaming, one ofChapter & Verse’s defining features is its unapologetically political lyrical content. From wealth inequality to feminism, the lyrics are a far cry from the band’s early material and display a sense of growth that can only come from experience. A self-assured and cohesive step on from Conduit, Chapter & Verse is one of the most hard-hitting albums in Funeral For A Friend’s catalogue. It is a raw and energetic effort that propels the band to a whole new level, whilst simultaneously raising the bar for everyone else. Emma G. Chapter & Verse will be released in the UK on January 19th 2015 via Distiller Records, in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland and Belgium on January 23rd 2015 by End Hits Records.
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    ALABAMA 3 - Fri 24th July 2015

    ALABAMA 3 Plus Support from Goat Leaf + Stop Drop Robot. Date - 24th July 2015 (Not part of Tramlines Weekend) Time - 6.30pm Doors Price - £20Adv (£25 OTD) Address - Corporation Milton st S1 4JU Book Now!, call - 0114 276 0262 Online Tickets - http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/1831/ Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/1585438221742253/ Alabama 3 is an English band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word styles, founded in Brixton, London in 1995. The band also known as A3, achieved international fame when the producers of hit TV series The Sopranos chose the track "Woke Up This Morning" for the show's opening credits. The band is notable for their fusion of styles, ironic lyrics, intentionally humorous personae, and outrageous live performances! A show NOT to be missed!!
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