Technical info

We’ve been programming live music events in and around Sheffield for the past eight years.

If you’re interested in booking artists into any of these venues, please contact kate@theharley.co.uk

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The Harley
The Harley is our 200-capacity venue in the centre of Sheffield. It suits any genre and has seen gigs from hip-hop to folk, indie to techno, house to swing. Acts including The XX, DJ Format, Arctic Monkeys, Anna Calvi, Wild Beasts, Ghostpoet and Erol Alkan have all graced the Harley stage during our nine year history.
We can also provide overnight accommodation in The Harley’s hotel for a small contribution
Technical Specifications:
Stage: Steel deck staging, various configurations possible. 3m front to back, 4m max width, 0.5m high, load in doors 1.6m width
House Lighting: 5 x par cans across front of stage
In-house PA: spec available on request
Dressing Rooms: Showers, phones, wifi
Production Office available

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Queens Social Club
Queens Social Club was a hidden gem in Sheffield until we took over the venue’s live calendar just over two years ago. The 400-capacity fully-functional working men’s club is located a stone’s throw from the city centre, just a five-minute walk from the train station. Still with all the original 1960’s working men’s club interior and charm, previous shows have included the likes of Low, 65daysofstatic, The Raveonettes and Sharon Van Etten.
Technical Specifications:
Stage: 3.8m front to back, 10m max width, 1.2m height
House Lighting: 8 x par cans across front of stage
PA system available for hire for live events. Spec available on request
Dressing Room: One with sink, mirror
Production Office available

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Sheffield City Hall
Situated in the heart of the city, Sheffield City Hall is a magnificent art deco classical concert hall which has been respectfully modernised, while maintaining the unique atmosphere and charm of the original heritage. With spaces from 800- to 2200-capacity, the City Hall offers an amazing space to hold larger bookings.
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Oval Hall 2200 Cap
Technical Specifications:
Stage: 19m wide x 8.5m front to back x 1m high
House Lighting: Grid 12.2m, Jands esp II Lighting desk, Celco Dimmers (7), Overhead 30 x 1 kw par cans (floods), Front of house 9 pairs of 1kw rank strand fresnells, 6 x 19 degree source four profiles, 5 x zoom source fours, 2 x 1200w follow spots
House PA: Basic, suitable for speech and background music only
Live music PA systems to be hired in
Dressing Rooms: Main dressing room can be either one large room or 3 smaller, plus 6 other dressing rooms
Production Office: 6 x telephone points and data points

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The Ballroom 800 capacity
Technical Specifications:
Stage: 6’ x 4’ CPS decking (built to suit), Height of stage 1m
House Lighting: 4 pairs of 1KW fresnells, Celco Pathfinder lighting desk, Two supa-lift supported truss sections with width of stage at front and rear
House PA: Basic, suitable for speech and background music only
Live music PA systems to be hired in
Dressing Rooms: To rear of stage or shared with the Oval Hall

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Memorial Hall 430 cap Seated
Technical Specifications:
Stage: 6’x 4’ with decking up to 12 (built to suit)
House Lighting: 4 pairs of rank strand 1KW fresnells positioned around balcony (not moveable)
No flying capability. 1 source four profile
House PA: Basic, suitable for speech and background music only
Live music PA systems to be hired in
Dressing Rooms: Shared with Oval Hall

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Tramlines Festival
Main Stage: 7000-capacity
New Music Stage: 2500-capacity

Tramlines festival is our award-winning music festival. Each year, over 150,000 people descend on the streets of Sheffield, to enjoy music over our five main stages and 75 participating venues.

Since its launch in 2009, Tramlines has tripled in size, and cemented itself as Sheffield’s best event of the year
In 2012, Roots Manuva, We Are Scientists, Ms Dynamite and Reverend and the Makers headlined our 7000-capacity Main Stage, with 65daysofstatic and Rolo Tomassi heading up the 2500-capacity New Music Stage.