HOME is The Robot Needs Home Collective’s love letter to the city of Leicester. A series of ten free, streamed shows from artists based in the city, filmed in a spectacular array of spaces – celebrating both the wealth of musical talent, and the fabric of the city itself.

We’ll be releasing a show a week through the spring, beginning with Grace Petrie’s performance from Leicester Cathedral on 26th February at 7pm. Watch here or on The Robot Needs Home Collective YouTube Channel.


Next Show:

Friday 5th March | 19:00
Humble He from Bishop Street Church

Humble He take inspiration from various alternative/folk styles, with a focus on thoughtful chord progression and vocal harmonies. Influences include Elliott Smith, Jeff Buckley and Paul Simon.

This performance was recorded in Leicester’s beautiful Bishop Street Methodist Church and will stream at 7pm on Friday 5th March, with the band in the stream’s chat answering questions and giving insights in to the songs and the recording. It will then be available to watch on demand.

This performance has optional subtitling available


Watch on Demand

Grace Petrie from Leicester Cathedral

Grace Petrie is a folk-singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester. Her over decade long career has seen her perform alongside Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Jimmy Eat World, Emmy the Great and comedians Josie Long and Robin Ince.

This performance was recorded in Leicester’s spectacular Cathedral (the final resting place of King Richard III), and streamed on Friday 26th February.

This performance has optional subtitling available


Coming Soon

Friday 12th March | 19:00
Courtney Askey from Leicester Museum’s Victorian Gallery

Courtney Askey is a musician and artist based in Leicester. Performing both solo and as a band, her music is sometimes riotously noisy, and sometimes contained and reflective. Courtney writes songs imbued with storytelling and melodrama, tinged with influence from folk to shoegaze to garage rock.

This performance was recorded in Leicester Museum’s spectacular Victorian Gallery, and will stream at 7pm on Friday 12th March, with Courtney in the stream’s chat answering questions and giving insights in to the songs and the recording. It will then be available to watch on demand.

Friday 12th March | 19:00
lkeemincolour from Leicester’s Two Queens Gallery

lkeemincolour is the sum of notepad fever dreams and sleepless nights in front of a laptop. Of Carribean blood and hailing from Leicester. Hard to summarise and harder to catch on camera. Rap as you have yet to hear it.

This performance was recorded in Leicester’s Two Queens Gallery, and will stream at 7pm on Friday 19th March, with lkeemincolour in the stream’s chat answering questions and giving insights in to the songs and the recording. It will then be available to watch on demand.

Friday 26th March | 19:00
Charlotte Carpenter from Leicester’s Y Theatre

Charlotte Carpenter is the perfect embodiment of independence, acclaimed by Total Guitar, Best Fit, NME, Clash and Classic Rock along side BBC Introducing, 2 & 6 Music. With a growing number of EP’s and singles under her wing and heavy touring with the likes of Marika Hackman, George Ezra, Hunter Hayes, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Charlotte has brought herself to the forefront of alternative singer/songwriter’s.

This performance was recorded in Leicester’s spectacular Y Theatre, and will stream at 7pm on Friday 12th March, with Charlotte in the stream’s chat answering questions and giving insights in to the songs and the recording. It will then be available to watch on demand.

Friday 9th April | 19:00
Superego from Leicester Guildhall

Superego is the musical venture of songwriter and multi instrumentalist Cam Potts. The band honed their live skills while touring with Black Honey, as well as supporting acts such as The Big Moon, Pale Waves, Boy Azooga and Dead!. 

They have released works produced by Bill Ryder-Jones, including the single, ‘Loose’, which was premiered on Huw Stephens’ BBC Intro show and the bands debut release, ‘Sleep’, also received critical acclaim from a number of well-regarded publications including DIY, Clash and Soundsphere Magazine to name but a few.

This performance was recorded in Leicester’s beautiful Guildhall, and will stream at 7pm on Friday 9th April, with Superego in the stream’s chat answering questions and giving insights in to the songs and the recording. It will then be available to watch on demand.

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