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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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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