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Welcome to The Fringe at Tramlines!

Each year, as Hillsborough Park gets ready to host the main Tramlines Festival, the rest of the city also gears up to stage a whole host of music events...

Taking place across outdoor spaces, pubs, bars and music venues in Sheffield City Centre and beyond, expect a whole load of FREE events to suit all music tastes, with The Fringe at Tramlines, 21 - 23 July 2023. 

This year over 40 venues in the city are taking part! You'll find some of the weekend Fringe highlights on this page, but for a comprehensive guide to everything that’s taking place over the weekend, be sure to download the official Fringe at Tramlines mobile app, available for both Android and Apple devices. It'll prove particularly handy if you want to make the most of the Fringe weekend and hop from one event to the next: woov.to/tramlinesfringe23 

The Fringe Stage

Devonshire Green, Sheffield City Centre

In addition to all the venue events happening across the city, Devonshire Green in Sheffield City Centre will once again be hosting a FREE outdoor stage over the weekend, supported by Sheffield BID.

The Devonshire Green stage is set to showcase a rich tapestry of musical genres that perfectly reflects Sheffield's diverse cultural landscape.

Saturday will see energetic ska ensemble Jungle Lion in the headline spot, while Sunday at Devonshire Green is headlined by the magnificent Sheffield Beatles Project, a super group of local musicians. Plus so much more...

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The Fringe at Tramlines App

There's a smorgasbord of Fringe music events happening over Tramlines weekend in Sheffield. No matter your taste there's bound to be something worth seeing and a lot of the events are also FREE, another added bonus.

Fancy exploring the Fringe? You can see the lineup for over 40 venues on the official Fringe at Tramlines app and a handy map so you can plan your weekend Fringe crawl of incredible music across the city.   

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FREE Fringe event highlights

Clamlines 2023

It's basically summer, it's mostly sunny, which means Clamlines 2023 is near! Delicious Clam scoured the city and country to bring some of the finest acts to their lil’ Exchange St home.

Pax In The Park 2023

Dorothy Pax present a FREE Family-friendly music festival in Heeley People's Park 21 - 23 July, with bars, food, craft stalls & more!

The Fringe at Tramlines: Yellow Arch

Yellow Arch are going all out for The Fringe at Tramlines 2023, with three days/nights of live music 21 - 23 July, all FREE entry.

Our Sweet Space at Fagan's

Sheffield band Before Breakfast have joined forces with Fagans Pub & Pina to curate a very lovely weekend of free music for The Fringe at Tramlines on 22 & 23 July.

The Other Festival at Sidney & Matilda

The heartbeat of Sheffield's alternative scene, The Other Festival will take place across three days, and will see a variety of live music acts, DJs, club takeovers and radio stations, 21 - 23 July.

Shakelines 2023

Once again, Sheffield's prolific real ale pub and music venue, Shakespeare's, present a varied and exciting weekend of live music and DJs, 21 - 23 July. 

Kelham Market

Whether you're on route to the main event of making the most of The Fringe at Tramlines instead, get ready to amp up your Tramlines festival weekend at the all new Kelham Market on Saturday 22 July.

The Fringe at Tramlines: Alder

Get ready to 'ave a blast at Alder Bar 22 & 23 of July, as they present a weekend hosted by the brilliant Dozeh Events for the Fringe at Tramlines.

CYB3R – Tramlines Fringe Pride Afterparty

The Fringe at Tramlines Pride afterparty hosted by CYB3R and DINA on Saturday 22 July ! Expect hyperpop, electronic and dance music brought to you by local queer DJs!

The Fringe at Tramlines: The Washington

Join the Washington for another packed Tramlines Fringe programme. With "unhinged garage punks from outta' space" Mouthparts, melancholy pop idols Shelley Byron, a Bowie tribute, and reggae-inflected Kiziah And The Kings.

Ticketed Fringe event highlights

Doomlines VIII at Corporation

Doomlines enters its eighth year with its biggest line-up yet. It is the only place to be for fans of heavy during Tramlines 2023. The line-up features stunning international talent alongside the best of the Sheffield and wider UK underground, covering doom, sludge, stoner, psych, black, death, post metal and post punk.

All Crews Rave Up at Hope Works

Each year, Hope Works throw a mega outdoor rave-up to coincide with Tramlines weekend with loads of Sheffield’s finest, the perfect late night knees-up for those that want to keep the party going.

Tramlines Street Parties at the Leadmill

After the main event in Hillsborough Park, Sheffield's legendary music venue The Leadmill are inviting you all back to theirs for a massive street party to keep the festival vibes going.

Off The Tracks '23 at Dryad Works

Dryad presents Off The Tracks ’23 with Halogenix, Particle, Spectral, Blackeye MC, Papa Nugs, B2b and Frazer Ray.

Kabal Dayer K63 at Førge Warehouse

Førge Warehouse are buzzing to be hosting the legendary Kabal crew on Saturday 22nd July for their annual 'Kabal Dayer' event.

The Fringe at Tramlines - Plot 22

Embark on a lyrical odyssey in the Steel City with Shogun and Tzusan, Scotland's dynamic rap duo, featuring the one and only Medallion Man behind the decks.

The Fringe At Tramlines 2022 logo on a black background.