The Killers play Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena

Lucy Wharton/ November 20, 2017

Seeing The Killers live always requires a battle for tickets, and their 2017 tour was no exception. After eventually getting through on the Motorpoint Arena website, and paying a rather high price, I secured tickets to see the band for the second time. A huge UK and Ireland tour follows the release of the Las Vegas band’s fifth album, Wonderful

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Interview with Matt Grocott of The Shrives

Lucy Wharton/ November 10, 2017

We chatted with Matt Grocott, lead singer of punk rock four-piece, The Shrives. The band play Rock City on 25th November supporting Arse Full of Chips, following on from their electric set at Nottingham’s Hockley Hustle. How did the band form?  The band formed through an opportunity to go to America to record. We’d be jamming my songs about for about half

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The Smyths at Rescue Rooms

Lucy Wharton/ November 5, 2017

The Smyths returned to Nottingham for a sold-out gig at Rescue Rooms on their ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ tour. This was my first time seeing the tribute band, and I’d heard great things about how well they channel the distinctive sound of The Smiths. The venue quickly filled up, and Rescue Rooms was soon heaving with people excited to see

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The Smyths return to Rescue Rooms – 03/11/17

Lucy Wharton/ October 29, 2017

The definitive Smiths tribute band – The Smyths – are back at Rescue Rooms this November on their ‘Strangeways Here We Come’ tour. ‘Imagining the tour that might have been in 1987,’ the band will showcase tracks from Strangeways – The Smiths’ fourth and final studio album – as well as the hits and the best of their back catalogue. The sell-out

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