Knaves Kitchen

Knaves Kitchen

History

For over 21 years Oporto has brought the best drinks, music and atmosphere to the loving crowds of Leeds with the best food & drink, resident DJs and weekly live music curated by Dead Young Records and their talented friends.

Located at the edge of the city centre, it’s a short stride from all transport links but a world away from your average small bar & venue. With a 120 capacity venue attached to the infamous Call Lane bar you can plan or attend a huge range of events with us or just let your hair down in a safe and inclusive space for fun lovers from all walks of life.

Whether you’re dancing on the bar, watching an intimate candle lit acoustic show or losing it in a sweaty rock gig, Oporto punches well above its weight, with a newly installed PA, stage & acclaimed vegan junk food pop-up Knaves Kitchen there’s plenty more fun to come.

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PAST EVENTS

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Tue26March
The Mary Whitehouse Memorial Lock-In
Poetry, stand-up, jazz, ukulele and much more.
8pm - 11pm

£2adv.
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Fornication, adultery, swearing, blasphemy, promiscuity and all-out filth! We pull out all the stops (and put them in again, and out again, and in again, etc) to celebrate the life and work of Constance Mary Whitehouse, campaigner against all things naughty, liberal or just plain fun, scourge of the BBC, Gay News and Badger Fancying Monthy. Expect jazz, poetry, comedy, rock, and a great deal of filth.*

*Audience members will have to bring their own filth. Badgers will be provided on request

More info: facebook.com/events/255169064619028

facebook.com/TheLeedsLockIn

From 8pm - 11pm (bar til 2am)
Oporto
Call Lane, Leeds, LS1

Entry £2adv. (including cakey niceness!)

Wed13March
JAWS
The Reacharounds & Soulmates Never Die
FREE

8pm - 11pm
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Debasser presents...

JAWS
Their fuzzed-out shoegaze-indebted sound can’t remain in the shadows for long in any era that sees a new My Bloody Valentine album so warmly received.
What they say about themselves: “I heard someone describe us as ‘Ian Curtis In LA’, which is pretty cool.” Connor Schofield.

Support from Leeds' The Reacharounds & Soulmates Never Die.

Wednesday 13th March, 8pm - 11pm

Free Entry



Tue12March
Undiscovered: Leeds Final
Wordy, Seas-of-Green, Jack Haining, Ella Rothwell, Jacobean Ruff and Kate Ryrie
7pm - 11pm

£6adv (£5 NUS)
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Undiscovered has returned this year aiming to find more unsigned original singer-songwriters and bands from within the Leeds student community!! The chosen finalists will be given the opportunity to showcase their talent and to compete for a single RECORD DEAL, from our partners BigOnRoad Records, in a live final!
 
Undiscovered: Leeds are proud to announce their finalists...

Wordy, Seas-of-Green, Jack Haining, Ella Rothwell, Jacobean Ruff and Kate Ryrie

For more info:

Undiscovered: Leeds page

In association with Bigonroad Records, The Ben Manning Foundation, LSR FM, HerCampus Leeds !

EMAIL: undiscovered@bigonroad.co.uk

WEBSITE: www.bigonroad.co.uk

TWITTER: @UndiscoveredBOR

Mon11March
Gaslight Club presents: Sam Sallon
Jim Adama and Jack Edwards
8.30 - 11pm

Free Entry
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Leeds' first free for all, NYC, Greenwich Village Style, Hootenanny.

Every Monday Gaslight Club welcomes the best songwriters, singers, acoustic acts, bands, performances and the more eclectic and eccentric elements of Leeds' (and more recently the world's) musical scene to Oporto for a hushed, candle lit soiree hosted by the incredibly gifted Gary Stewart and his talented friends.

This week we have...

Sam Sallon, Jim Adama and Jack Edwards

...and of course your host Gary Stewart!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gary-Stewart/188637709464

From 8.30pm - 11pm (bar til 2am)
Oporto
Call Lane, Leeds, LS1

FREE ENTRY!

Mon4March
Gaslight Club presents: Daniel Ross
Yarbo and Laura James
8.30 - 11pm

Free Entry
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Leeds' first free for all, NYC, Greenwich Village Style, Hootenanny.

Every Monday Gaslight Club welcomes the best songwriters, singers, acoustic acts, bands, performances and the more eclectic and eccentric elements of Leeds' (and more recently the world's) musical scene to Oporto for a hushed, candle lit soiree hosted by the incredibly gifted Gary Stewart and his talented friends.

This week we have...

Daniel Ross, Yarbo and Laura James

...and of course your host Gary Stewart!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gary-Stewart/188637709464

From 8.30pm - 11pm (bar til 2am)
Oporto
Call Lane, Leeds, LS1

FREE ENTRY!

Wed27February
Communion Leeds 2nd Birthday!
Cry Baby, Ric Hollingberry (Pengillys), Harry Ridgway, Lauren Bradford & Tom Hemmings
FREE ENTRY

7.30pm - late!
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Communion Leeds & Oporto present...
 
A celebration of 2 years (approximately!) of Communion shows at Oporto, as a special treat for the phenomenal support we've received we've got the most exciting new acts together for a FREE PARTY! Expect brand new, amazing music followed by us DJing classics, getting drunk and falling over. There will be balloons, and maybe even cake...

CryBabyCry

New project from blues legend Jonny the Firth, folk & Peter Gabriel backing singing sensation Rosie Doonan and Nici Todd of White Light Parade.Described as Tom Waits meets Nancy Sinatra.

Ric Hollingberry (Pengilly's)

Ric of celebrated Leeds group Pengilly's brings his new outfit to the party, expect more "experimental lo-fi weirdness meets the Brodsky Quartet" from this exciting talent.

facebook.com/pengillys

Harry Ridgway

Left college at 17 to move to London from sleepy Lincolnshire and pursue a career in music. Now residing in Leeds, gigging and 1/3rd of Communion Leeds! His recently self released Running To The North EP gained him a swift following and attention from the likes of Tom Robinson.

Lauren Bradford

American singer/songwriter, now located in the UK. Lyrically inspired by folk music and melodically by soul and blues. She makes up one half of Sudden Spark alongside Nadine Carina. Check her site

Tom Hemmings 

Lead singer of new Hull act Sin City Guns, very excited to bring them to Leeds for the first time... Facebook.com/Sin-City-Guns

Wednesday 27th February

7.30pm - 11pm (DJ's 'til 2am!)

FREE ENTRY!