The Donkey

The Donkey
203 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 6BH
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The Donkey

This 200-capacity space has been a live music venue since 2005. Previous acts to play there include Fun Lovin Criminals, Alabama 3, The South, Jah Wobble, Ruts DC and Danny & the Champions of the World. The Donkey also boasts a large beer garden, car park and free WiFi.

Events at this venue

There are 9 events at this location

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Disco Drop 80s

Disco Drop is back, with more props for you to wear, more visuals and more dancefloor bangers this time from the 80s.

Fri 22 Mar

£5.50 / 0116 270 5042

Disco Drop - 80s disco for grown ups

A proper disco for grown ups. We are back with a night of 80s props, 80s visuals, 80s drinks, disco lights and most of all 80s dancefloor bangers. It'll be like Top of the Pops but without the dodgy DJs and miming. DJ Marv Phythian will be taking requests in advance on the River Soar Records Facebook page so follow us…

Fri 22 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 270 5042

The Mods return to The Donkey

The Mods are back at The Donkey to bring you a night of Ska, Mod and 2-Tone Classics. Expect to hear Madness, The Specials, Bad Manners, Toots, Dexys, The Jam to name but a few.

Sat 8 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 270 5042

Northern Soul & Motown Night

DJ Irish Joe, Marv P return supported by Djook to bring you a night of Northern Soul and Motown. Friday 28th April. With a large selection of 7" Soul and Funk Vinyl to be sold during the first 2 hours. Discounts for students and advanced ticket sales.

Fri 23 Feb

£4.40 (£3.30) / 0116 270 5042

Fri 29 Mar

£4.40 (£3.30) / 0116 270 5042

Oasis Maybe

Did you miss Oasis' early rough and ready gigs of 94/95? Did you miss the era defining concerts at Earls Court, Maine Road, Loch Lomond and Knebworth? "Oasis Maybe" were formed by five close friends and massive fans of Oasis. "Oasis Maybe" are determined to become the world's premier tribute to Oasis. We attempt to…

Sat 18 May

£14.30 / 0116 270 5042

One Step Behind

One Step Behind is the UK's Premier and longest surviving MADNESS tribute band. Formed in spring 1993, the band achieved widespread recognition in an unusually short time, playing venues the length and breadth of Britain including the Marquee Club in London & the Venue in New Cross. Jaunts into Europe and beyond are…

Sat 23 Nov

£14.30 / 0116 270 5042

Straighten Out

Straighten Out are the premier Stranglers tribute band out there…with an extensive set-list that spans two solid hours as they re-create the 'early years' sound of The Stranglers, complete with a keyboard rig that is the same model as the original used by Mr. Greenfield himself in the 1970's…! The growling bass sound and…

Sat 13 Apr

£13.75 / 0116 270 5042

Total Jam

TOTAL JAM are the UK's leading tribute to THE JAM, performing all the hits and Album tracks of one of the most successful British bands. Total Jam replicate the sound of Weller, Foxton and Buckler, using the same instruments to try and get as close as they can to their unique sound, performing a wide range of their music…

Sat 16 Mar

£14.30 / 0116 270 5042

Sat 23 Mar

£14.30 / 0116 270 5042

Unglam IWD Loros Fundraiser

Day 2 of the Unglamorous International Women’s Day Weekender!!! 9 all female bands playing original songs celebrating IWD and raising funds for LOROS. DOORS OPEN 17:30 - First band 18:00 Music from Unglam Leicester bands: Mental Load MissKicks Rogue Notion Typical Girls Velvet Crisis Venus Attax Plus: Unglamorous…

Sat 9 Mar

£5 / 0116 270 5042