Skarlett Riot @Rock City 28/03/2019

Sean Hubbard/ April 1, 2019

Skarlett Riot headlined Ike Showcase week with the Nottingham leg of their ‘REGENERATE’ tour, celebrating the release of their 2017 album of the same name. For a rather underground band, there was an impressive audience in attendance, with several sporting the band’s merchandise, demonstrating that while they may not have the biggest fan base, it cannot be denied that they

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Dodie @Rock City 20/03/2019

Kathryn Long/ March 23, 2019

Online sensation Dodie, also known by her YouTube handle ‘Doddleoddle’, breaks the stigma and proves that YouTubers can have a successful career out of YouTube! As a fan since 2014, I was eager to see her as she came to Nottingham’s Rock City on March 20th in support of her new album ‘Human’. As soon as I arrived, the queue

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KAWALA @Rock City 20/03/2019 +Interview

Kathryn Long/ March 23, 2019

After shooing the rest of their band out of the small backstage room filled with snacks, Jim and Dan from KAWALA sat down with me outside of their busy tour schedule supporting Dodie. We talked about their brand new EP, favourite venues, and an interesting pre-show ritual… How are you, is the tour going well? Jim: It is going very

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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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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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Preview: Dodie @Rock City 20/03/2019

Kathryn Long/ March 11, 2019

Dodie the 23-year-old singer, songwriter and YouTuber from Epping, Essex is coming to Rock City on 20th March. Following the release of her new EP ‘Human’, Dodie is taking her new music around Europe and the UK and then in September, will start her North American tour. Her new album features Best Breakthrough Act at this year’s Brit Awards, Tom

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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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Peter Hook and the Light @Rock City 07/02/2019

Alex Barston/ March 7, 2019

Peter Hook and his band ‘the Light’ arrived on Thursday (7th Feb) at Rock City to deliver a stellar performance. Hook, often seen as a pioneer of the bass guitar playing field was a part of Joy Division and New Order for over 30 years and formed ‘the Light’ project following his departure from New Order in order to continue

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While She Sleeps Double Feature + Interview

Sean Hubbard/ March 5, 2019

I’ve seen While She Sleeps 3 times in the past week and every single one of those shows has been a different type of insanity. First off, their Rock City show was the beginning of the UK leg of the tour and the entire show from top to bottom was a perfect example of modern heavy music, from French metalcore

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The Rifles @Rock City 23/02/2019

Louis Romer/ March 5, 2019

Mods of all ages took to Rock City on the 23rd of Feb to welcome back The Rifles nearly 3 years after their last Nottingham gig. The 4 piece band from Chingford opened with the brilliant “She’s Got Standards” – the first track on their debut album ‘No Love Lost’. The sea of parkas were then gifted with the lively

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