BEAT THE STREETS

Lok Yee Liu/ November 21, 2017

Nottingham’s Music Community Comes Together to help the Homeless The music community of Nottingham is coming together to present a one-day charity festival to raise vital funds to support homeless people in need. Beat the Streets will take place on Sunday 28 January 2018 with more than 80 national and local acts playing more than 10 stages in venues across the

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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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UNICEF LIVE x The Mic on November 30th

Lok Yee Liu/ November 6, 2017

On the 30th November, a charity gig will take place at Spanky Van Dykes showing off the talent of our university with our display of talented local bands. Last year the event raised over £800 and was a great success, so this year it’s definitely not to be missed. The line up so far consists of: Hoodwinker  A mash up

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Blondie come to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall

Alex Marriott-Mills/ November 2, 2017

On November 7th infamous American rock pop group Blondie will roll into Nottingham as part of their expansive UK tour. Headed by the timeless Debbie Harry and boasting a hoard of classics, Blondie are sure to show Nottingham’s Royal Concert hall why their catchy and bold style of rock and pop music has stood the test of time. Forming in

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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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Hawklords to play The Doghouse

Lok Yee Liu/ October 29, 2017

Following the success of their critically acclaimed UK Top 40 Album Chart release “FUSION” in 2016, Hawklords reset their space-rock clock with the 2017 album release entitled, “SIX” (out October 6th) and an extensive UK tour. From the malevolent maelstrom that is ‘Mind Crime’ and the intoxicating intrigue of ‘Nightside’ to the expansive desolation of ‘Los Cavatina’, this album breaks

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Neck Deep Round 2, now with Blood Youth and WSTR

Luke Barnard/ October 27, 2017

After a disastrous attempt at a first show, Neck Deep are coming back to Rock City. The tension in the room will be high between the security team, the band and the fans after the events of last time but this had the potential to be a great show last time and that hasn’t changed. So, with two different support

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PREVIEW: Bloody Knees @ Rough Trade

Archie Banks/ October 24, 2017

By Becca Weatherill   Scuzzy garage punk comes to rough Trade on Wednesday, as Bloody Knees kicks off their fast-selling nationwide tour with a free gig. A lot of words come to mind when you think of Bloody Knees: Brash, Loud, gut-punching- but most importantly fun.   The boys have been rubbing shoulders with bands such as Wolf Alice, The

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Clean Cut Kid return to Nottingham

Grace Pownall/ October 22, 2017

Almost exactly a year since their last headline show at Bodega, Clean Cut Kid are back to play Rescue Rooms. The band have amassed a gang of loyal fans in Nottingham, having supported bands such as Fickle Friends, The Courteeners and Shura in Nottingham in recent years. Now armed with their debut album ‘Felt’, released back in April, the Liverpudlians

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PREVIEW: Liam Fray Acoustic Tour

Archie Banks/ October 10, 2017

Well known as the frontman of Mancunian indie-rock band The Courteeners,  Liam Fray heads out solo this Autumn for an acoustic tour of the UK taking in cities such as Sheffield. Newcastle and, of course and as usual, Manchester. Having previously completed such tours in 2013 and 2015, Fray is no stranger to such jaunts, and always draws a crowd

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