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The Cockpit is an independently run live music and club venue in the heart of Leeds City Centre. The venue is built underneath a series of three railway arches, giving the venue its distinctive curved ceilings.

Gigs take place on the three stages most nights of the week, showcasing bands from the Leeds music scene to an international level.

Since opening in 1994, the Cockpit has attracted some of the biggest names in music to Leeds and has remained dedicated to seeking out the most exciting new bands at the very start of their careers. Over the years, Coldplay, The White Stripes, Amy Winehouse, Queens of the Stoneage, Flaming Lips, The Libertines, Mars Volta, My Chemical Romance, Panic at the Disco, The Hives, Elastica, Les Savy Fav, The Killers, At The Drive In, Fall Out Boy, Hot Chip and Bloc Party amongst many, many others have taken to the Cockpit stages for truly legendary performances.

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Venue: The Cockpit

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Enquiries: 0113 244 3446


  → Leeds 3 min walk

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