Tag Archives: acoustic

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 18/03/19

Abby Clarke/ March 19, 2019

Even before Acoustic Rooms kicked off last night there was excitement in the air as not only were we joined by ITV’s The Voice who were going to be filming the performers throughout the night, Deaf Havana made a surprise visit ahead of their Rock City show tonight. The music kicked off with Omari who performed his usual jazz-rap style

Read More

The Japanese House @Rough Trade 05/03/2019

Roisin Hickey/ March 8, 2019

Having released 4 EPs between 2015 and 2017 the artistic vision that is the Japanese House celebrated the most recent release of ‘Good at Falling’ by gracing Nottingham’s Rough Trade with its indie-pop and dreamy presence, at one of three intimate gigs to celebrate the debut album with an acoustic performance. With a bar right next to the stage, it

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 11/02/19

Cameron Chadwick/ February 12, 2019

Opening the night this week at Acoustic Rooms was favourites Stella and Chris, who last played a couple of weeks ago. For those unfamiliar, the pair are characterised by Chris’ bluesy guitar riffs and Stella’s soulful vocals. Switching it up, they closed their set this time with a more upbeat jam they call ‘The Phoenix’ which proved popular with the

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 04/02/2019

Abby Clarke/ February 5, 2019

Last week was an incredible night with guest artist Chrisèe performing a great guest set, and this week was looking to be just as good with another guest slot from Emzae who recently performed at Beat the Streets. The night started as usual with a few open mic slots and two guitarists kicked things off with Shaman joining them with

Read More

Beat The Streets 2019

Abby Clarke/ January 29, 2019

Beat the Streets is a fantastic one-day music festival spread out around some of Nottingham’s historic music venues, with great acts on the line up and extra bits and pieces going on throughout the day all to help raise money to fight homelessness. This year was set to be another fun-filled day with some talented musicians playing from one in

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 28/01/19

Cameron Chadwick/ January 29, 2019

After last week’s incredible jazz night, Acoustic Rooms returned with a week truer to its name. An array of talented singer-songwriters (plus a couple of surprises) took to the stage and were welcomed by an ever-lively atmosphere. Opening the night was the innovative Josh Leverton, who wowed the crowd with a folky opener which saw him use his guitar and

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 21/01/19

Abby Clarke/ January 22, 2019

Last night was a special night at Acoustic rooms because it was jazz night, with Major Ruse, a Nottingham jazz trio, performing as the main event. Going into the night I didn’t know what to expect but organiser Laurie Illingworth was really excited and promised that if it was anything like the last time Major Ruse came to play back

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 14/01/19

Abby Clarke/ January 15, 2019

Last night saw The Mic return to Acoustic Rooms at Rescue Rooms and oh wow, it was great one to start our year off with! An abundance of performers turned up to play a variety of styles of music and kept the night going until well past midnight. Starting the night off was Scott Makepeace coming all the way from

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 10/12/18

Abby Clarke/ December 11, 2018

Last night was The Mic’s last acoustic rooms of the year before the Christmas break, and it did not disappoint. Accompanying the usual great standard of live performance was a back drop of Christmas decorations, a tree and on top of the all-night happy hour, Rescue Rooms are also doing a different drinks deal each day in December. Kicking off

Read More

Acoustic Rooms Weekly 03/12/18

Patrick Donnelly/ December 4, 2018

Kicking off the night was Elliot Willaims. Undeniably a strong singer – confident and loud, with an indie-rock style – he got the attention of the room straight away. Although strong, he could use some more variety in his singing and guitar playing – some songs were hard to distinguish from others. There were some nice switches between strumming, picking

Read More