The weather was not looking promising for the Friday evening of Tramlines 2012, but spirits were high as the crowds headed for the centre of Sheffield. The first port of call was The Frog and Parrot for some Summer Lightning ale, a spot of rap and a chance to check the show times.
From rap to sea shanties
From here it was a short walk to the main stage, in time for Dead Sons - an excellent set of pounding anthems with a lead singer channeling Ian Astbury of The Cult.
A sort wait and time for another beer before the Friday night headliners Reverend and the Makers, playing tracks from their new album mixed in with some old favourites including Heavyweight Champion of the World and Bandits.