Preview: Bugzy Malone@ Rock City

Kathryn Long/ October 25, 2018

Mancunian born Aaron Davis, better known by his stage name Bugzy Malone, is coming to Rock City at Nottingham on November the 1st. After bursting into the indie-grime scene in 2015 with his EP ‘Walk With Me’, Bugzy collected a MOBO nomination that year for Best New Artist and 18 million views on Youtube. Since then Bugzy has followed up

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Rolo Tomassi set for heavy Rescue Rooms show

Sean Hubbard/ October 19, 2018

Rolo Tomassi are bringing their intense live show to Rescue Rooms and kicking off their headline tour on Tuesday October 30th in an event that promises to be more of an experience than a typical gig. Simply standing still and taking in frontwoman Eva Spence’s incredible contrasting vocals – from sweet singing to her harsh screams – would be experience

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Gig Preview: Nick Mulvey @Rescue Rooms

Alana McKenna/ October 8, 2018

English musician, singer and songwriter Nick Mulvey is delivering a sold-out show at Rescue Rooms on Sunday 14th October. Following shows earlier this year where Mulvey performed as a trio, he is performing solo on an 18-day run, playing shows across the UK and Ireland. Whilst Mulvey’s last album, ‘Wake Up Now’, was released in 2017, this is the first

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Preview: Jorja Smith at Rock City

Abby Clarke/ September 26, 2018

Jorja Smith, the twenty-one-year-old R&B singer from Walsall, will be performing to a sold-out Rock City on Sunday 14th October.   Having recently released her debut album “Lost and Found”, Jorja Smith is taking the album on tour around the UK, Europe and North America. With influences from the likes of Amy Winehouse and The Streets, her sound brings a

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Spector @ Bodega – Preview

Archie Banks/ March 5, 2018

London five-piece Spector are set to descend on The Bodega later this year as the lads emerge from the wilderness with new music and a new tour, but the same brilliance which has brought them success up to now. Last seen for any prolonged length of time for the ‘Tenner’ tour and stand-alone album shows at Manchester’s Deaf Institute and

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DMA’s @ Rock City: A Preview

Archie Banks/ March 5, 2018

All music fans will know that, just occasionally, there are a band who come along who you become heavily invested in. There is no real explanation for this – we all have music we like, music we don’t like, bands we go and see live, bands for when we’re upset, or getting ready for a night out. But there are

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Nottingham to Hold Women in Music Event to Tackle Inequality in the Music Industry

Ceryn Morris/ March 2, 2018

Taking place at Rescue Rooms on the 7th of March the event will address the gender imbalance in the music industry with the aim of creating an environment for discussion and a platform for positive change. A survey conducted by UK Music Diversity Taskforce showed that women working within the industry make up 60 percent of all interns; 59 percent

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Albert Hammond Jr to Tour with Franz Ferdinand

Abby Clarke/ February 12, 2018

American guitarist, singer, song writer and producer Albert Hammond Jr is set to support Franz Ferdinand at their Rock City show on Wednesday 14th February. Best known for his role in The Strokes- his solo work is also extremely popular and sure to provide entertainment for those spending Valentine’s Day with their love of music. His long awaited fourth album,

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Beat The Streets Line Up Revealed

Lok Yee Liu/ December 11, 2017

Beat the Streets – the all-day music festival fundraiser in aid of the homeless – has secured a stellar line up of the biggest artists to come out of the city’s music scene in recent years. Sleaford Mods, Ferocious Dog, The Invisible Orchestra, Lawnmower Deth, Rolo Tomassi, Kagoule and Eyre Llew have all come on board for the charity festival

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes on Wednesday

Abby Clarke/ December 4, 2017

If you’ve ever wanted to watch a neon haired guy throw himself off a balcony into the crowd for a crowd surf like no other, or be demanded to keep still enough for a handstand to take place above your head, or be part of the largest circle pit in the history of Reading Festival- then you need to see

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