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Live Entertainment


Gaz Birtles

0116 270 5042


203 Welford Road,


For over five years now The Donkey has not only built a reputation as an intimate venue, with a live-wire atmosphere, but for presenting low-key gigs by major name acts. Drawn by appreciative audiences and great sound the 200 capacity Victorian room has played host to such great acts as: Fun Lovin Criminals, Seth Lakeman, New Beautiful South, Michelle Shocked, David Ford, Pete Molinari, John Power, Miles Hunt, Martin Stephenson, Toploader, Wreckless Eric, The High Llamas, Los Pistoleros, Dawn Kinnard, Vijay Kishore, Dr. Robert, Rhoda Dakar, Roddy Radiation, Charlie Chuck, Tommy Womack, New Cool Collective, El Pussycat Ska, Kingsize, Kingston Town, El Mahico, David Wyatt, The Kirkland Turn, Out Of Karma, M48, Drugstore Cowboys, Uncle Frank and Fatal Star.

Opening details

Open daily from 11am



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Map reference: SK 592023  Lat: 52.61526 Long: -1.12706

Located on the just outside of Leicester city centre and close to De Montfort University.