Author Francesca Rolle

Francesca grew up being taken to festivals and gigs, and today is surrounded by friends' bands. She is now putting her proximity to the music scene to very good use, writing about local Sheffield bands and venues.

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Dead English Gentlemen’

The line-up this year at The Leadmill for Tramlines is just looking amazing. Included in that line-up is the fantastic local Sheffield band, Dead English Gentlemen. With a great sense of humour and good music to match, they’re not to miss this year. Social Sheffield writer, Francesca Rolle, talks to…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Hot Diamond Aces’

If you’re up for something a bit different, something lively and danceable, then you can’t go wrong with Hot Diamond Aces. Francesca Rolle, Social Sheffield music writer, talks to three of the band members, Paul, James, and Alex on life as professional musicians and their upcoming Tramlines gig. Francesca: What’s…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Seven Tors’

With a mixture of folk and pop-y dance music, Seven Tors are – to use one of their own puns – “Torrific”. With a shaky egg for a band mascot and with music that you find your feet moving along to, they are bound to go well with the beautiful…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘The Natterjacks’

If you’re ready to be lulled with upbeat, romantic lyrics and some beautiful banjo playing, it’s time you met The Natterjacks. The lovely indie folk duo will be playing The Folk Forest this year at Tramlines, and Francesca Rolle, Social Sheffield music writer, talks to them about how they’ve got…

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1 Tramlines Interview with ‘Inherit the Stars’

If you’re looking for something different to mainstream pop, then with Inherit The Stars you’re in for a treat. Possibly the loveliest rock band ever, and with good music to match, the band are destined for great things, and are ready to put in the work to get there. Social…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Liberty Ship’

Having toured with the likes of King Charles and Reverend and The Makers, Liberty Ship have firmly stamped their mark on Sheffield and spread their music on a national scale as well. In the words of The Killers ‘It’s indie rock and roll for me’. Francesca Rolle, music writer for…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘North Prism’

An alternative rock band from Leicester, the lucky lads have been chosen as honorary Sheffield locals to play Tramlines this year. Breaking into the Sheffield music scene they’re definitely ones to catch at the Millennium Galleries stage on Saturday. Social Sheffield music writer, Francesca Rolle, talks to three of the…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Bang Bang Romeo’

Bang Bang Romeo are set to make it big. Bringing back the 60s Rock ‘n’ Roll vibe with a modern twist, you can catch them a few times over Tramlines, including on Devonshire Green on Saturday. Social Sheffield music writer, Francesca Rolle, talks to Anastasia, Ross, Joel and Richard about…

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0 Tramlines Interview with ‘Dead Slow Hoot’

Alt-rock band Dead Slow Hoot are slowly making themselves a well-established and recognised name on the Sheffield music scene. With comparisons to artists such as The Smiths and Arctic Monkeys the band look set to join a long list of local favourites. Social Sheffield music writer, Francesca Rolle, talks to…