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Music, Wed 23 Aug 2017

Jobriath A.D. + Scalarama Leeds programme launch

Jobriath A.D. + Scalarama Leeds programme launch


The first chance to see the new 2017 Scalarama season trailer, pick up flyers and local guides, and there’s live music and a film screening, of course, organised by Film Fringe.

The film Jobriath A.D (2012) is Kieran Turner’s fascinating documentary about 70s glam rock musician Jobriath.

Jobraith is considered to be “the first openly gay rock star” and was dubbed “the American Bowie”. He was also, tragically, one of the first rock stars to die of AIDS.

He is a fascinating and exraordinary 20th century figure, his short career was preceded by incredible hype, with much of the publicity focused on his homosexuality rather than his musical talent. Dropped by his record company, he died in the Chelsea hotel in his 30s.

The film is narrated by Henry Rollins and before the screening Leeds band DAS PAIN will do a short set of Jobriath songs.

Kieran Turner | 2012 | USA | 107 minutes | certificate 15

Pay as you feel. No need to book.

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 23 Aug 2017 19:30 to 00:00

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Cardigan Road,



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Map reference: SE 281348  Lat: 53.80962 Long: -1.57444

By Car:

Take the A65 out of Leeds for one mile. At the junction with a viaduct above, turn right on to Caridgane Road. At the next set of lights carry straight on. The venue is found on the right hand side after the entrance to Harold Grove.

Public Transport

Travel by Bus

Local bus number 19 from Leeds city centre stops within a minute’s walk from the venue in either direction.

Buses 49, 50/50A and 56 stop within 10 minutes’ walk of the venue.

Travel by Train

Leeds Train Station is a 10 minute taxi ride away (20 minutes at peak times). The Harrogate line train between Leeds and Knaresborough stops at Burley Park station, which is a 5 minute walk away.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


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  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments