The Hoosiers @ Bodega – Preview

Archie Banks/ August 30, 2017

The Hoosiers are back ladies and gentlemen, and they’re bringing 2007 with them. The pop-rock trio are returning to the UK music scene with a revamp of their debut album- The Trick to Life – a prospect which has had many hardcore fans of the band, including myself, jumping for joy. The Bracknell-based band came crashing into the charts with

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Mac Demarco – A Preview

Archie Banks/ August 17, 2017

Following the successful release of his third studio album ‘This Old Dog’, Canadian singer songwriter Mac Demarco is set to stop off in Nottingham as part of his biggest UK headline tour to date in November of this year, and it certainly shapes up to be a gig not to be missed! Taking on a more mature tone in comparison to

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The Courteeners – From Attic to Old Trafford

Archie Banks/ May 4, 2017

    Ten years. Five studio albums. An array of memorable gigs in Manchester and beyond. One lineup change. The Courteeners have certainly given fans plenty to follow over the years.   Although aspirations will not stop there, their upcoming huge 50,000 sell-out gig at Old Trafford cricket ground does seem like the crown jewel; the pinnacle of their career

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Jaws @ Manchester Club Academy

Archie Banks/ April 25, 2017

For a band with its origins (and accents) firmly in Digbeth, Birmingham, it is perhaps surprising that Manchester gigs for this youthful band have a distinct homecoming feel.   As one of only three standalone headline gigs before fulfilling various festival slots across the country, it is no coincidence that the 4-piece have opted to descend on Manchester’s Club Academy

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The Pigeon Detectives prepare for headline Rescue Rooms show

The Mic/ March 3, 2017

Having formed in 2004 and first emerging in 2007 with their debut album ‘Wait For Me’, The Pigeon Detectives are showing that they’ve still got what it takes over ten years on with their fifth album ‘Broken Glances’. Despite the tremendous success of their first two, and with the former going platinum, they have tried to take a step in

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Johnny Lloyd is supporting The Fratellis on their upcoming tour

Anne Schneider/ November 27, 2016

Johnny Lloyd is a singer-/songwriter from Camden Town, London. He made himself a name as frontman of his former indie-rock band Tribes. Sadly, they split up in November 2013 after just four years together and two released albums. Now Lloyd is doing his own thing –  he decided to go solo and he does it well! His songs are exciting,

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The Courteeners ready for Rock City

The Mic/ November 21, 2016

The rise of the biggest underground band in the country continues with The Courteeners landing in Nottingham tomorrow night for a sold-out show at Rock City. The band’s ever- growing reputation has only been furthered by their new album ‘Mapping the Rendezvous’ and the indie-rock band, formed 10 years ago, will bring their new songs together with their old classics

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Unicef x URN Live Sessions

Gabriel Burrow/ November 21, 2016

This Thursday Unicef and URN are presenting their second year of live sessions. The event will showcase a number of local acts at Spanky Van Dykes (a cracking venue). This is set to be a fantastic event and entry is just a fiver – it’s not to be missed. The lineup is as follows: Natalia Gonzalez Natalia is an awesome singer,

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Dusky to play The Brickworks this weekend

Alex Chrysostomou/ November 19, 2016

Fresh off the back of their new album ‘Outer,’ Dusky are set to play an intimate live show in Nottingham this weekend, following their steady rise in popularity over the past year. The new album has been a long time coming, with the duo having only released short EP’s since their debut ‘Stick By This’ in 2011. Deep and dark

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Clean Cut Kid Return to Nottingham in support of The Courteeners

Luke Barnard/ November 18, 2016

After playing their own headline show at The Bodega earlier this year, Clean Cut Kid are back set to take on the much bigger stage of Rock City as they continue to support The Courteeners on their tour. The four- member band have shown their music so far to be pop. The fact they’re a four-person pop act would suggest

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