Emily Burns @The Bodega 14/03/2019

Harriet Kilner/ March 22, 2019

On 14/03/2019 I was lucky enough to go and see Emily Burns play at the Bodega in Nottingham. This was not my first encounter with Emily. In fact, I had been to school with her for several years and vividly remember her singing one of her first songs, “Plasters, Glitter and Glue”, in front of a crowd of adoring high

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Becky Hill @Rescue Rooms 20/03/2019 +Interview

Ben Standring/ March 21, 2019

One of pop’s most recognised voices speaks about collaborations, her solo aims and the music industry ahead of her sold-out show at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms The pop industry can be a tough and, at times, horrible business to be involved in. An increasingly competitive industry flooded with young and talented artists who act as mirror images to thousands of singers

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James @The Royal Concert Hall 12/03/2019

Alex Melnikov/ March 21, 2019

Touring their 15th album ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’, indie veterans James brought their show to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall. On the face of it, an all seater venue seemed a strange choice for the concert, and also one that perhaps reflected a crowd in which I felt like one of the youngest in the room, but it played into the

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Sports Team @The Bodega 19/03/2019

Daisy Carter/ March 20, 2019

 I’d never seen upstairs at The Bodega as packed as just before indie-rockers Sports Team graced its intimate stage for a sold out show on the second night of their UK headline tour. But that’s not to say the crowd were all there purely for them; the first support, Chappaqua Wrestling, were greeted by a decent amount of people who

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Stiff Little Fingers @Rock City 13/03/2019

Lucy Gray/ March 16, 2019

Punk is a style I find has become all too underrated, but on this particular Wednesday at Rock City, some us were lucky enough to see four members of punk’s political origins in Stiff Little Fingers. Having only previously listened to a few songs, it doesn’t take much for the band’s message of political anger to come through, and one

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George Ezra + Sigrid @Motorpoint Arena 12/03/2019

Robyn Walford/ March 15, 2019

This sold out show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint arena certainly did not disappoint. I’d been trying to get a ticket from the day that the tour was announced and by some miracle managed to get hold of one 3 hours before. Aside from a night of fab music, one thing I particularly loved about this tour was the use of personalised

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The Stranglers @Rock City 11/03/2019

Bethan Fletcher/ March 12, 2019

It was clear walking into Rock City that a twenty-something university student is not The Stranglers’ target demographic. Despite bringing the average age down by twenty years and severely missing a band t-shirt, leather jacket and pint of ale, I made my way up to the main stage to experience some classic 70’s/80’s punk rock. Dr Feelgood opened the show

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Gus Dapperton @Rescue Rooms 01/03/2019

Laura Garvin-Gomez/ March 9, 2019

At no other point have the quaint, monochromatic walls of Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms become so elated with colour and spectacle as on Friday, 1st March, when Gus Dapperton took to their stage. Marking his first ever UK tour following his recent breakthrough onto the Season 2 soundtrack for Netflix’s popular series, ’13 Reasons Why’, Dapperton aspired to introduce his character

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Do Nothing @The Bodega 08/03/2019

Cameron Chadwick/ March 9, 2019

Playing to an electric sold-out Bodega, Nottingham’s own Do Nothing powered through a triumphant set of riotous post-punk and moody art rock in style. The homecoming show having been my first live experience of Do Nothing, I was immediately hit with a buzz as soon as I entered the packed-out upstairs room. An eclectic audience, young and old, shared one

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LANY @Rock City 06/03/2019

Ben Standring/ March 9, 2019

Los Angeles synth-pop trio deliver a dreamy set of indie hits on the nineteenth leg of their seventy-eight-date world tour Since their formation in 2014, LA-based indie-pop trio LANY have snuck through the quagmire of pop with their transcendent and spacious synth-pop platform lifting them to great heights in recent years. Consisting of Paul Jason Klein (vocals, keys, guitar), Les

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