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Don’t Forget Rupert headline The Bodega for their final show of the year

Abby Clarke/ December 8, 2018

Nottingham based indie-rock band Don’t Forget Rupert headlined the Bodega last night for their last show of the year, managing to sell it out just under a day before. They were supported by Ava Saint and For the Girl, also both from Nottingham, and succeeded in performing an explosion of a homecoming show. Ava Saint kicked things off with an

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The Blinders headline The Bodega with support from Those Howlin’ Sounds and Calva Louise

Abby Clarke/ October 25, 2018

After the successful release of their debut album ‘Columbia’, The Blinders have embarked on a UK tour, bringing their political punk rock music to The Bodega last night with support from Nottingham’s Those Howlin’ Sounds, and Calva Louise from London. First up were four-piece Those Howlin’ Sounds, who also released an album earlier this year. They opened with an instrumental

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Pre-show interview with The Blinders

Abby Clarke/ October 25, 2018

A couple of hours before their headline show at Bodega, I sat down with Matty, Charlie and Thomas, better known as the alternative political-punk band The Blinders. Nottingham marked a quarter of the way through their UK tour and the three were finding it great so far, having played in Birmingham the night before at The Castle and Falcon which

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Silver Wilson headline The Bodega on Saturday night

Abby Clarke/ October 21, 2018

After having some trouble with a support act, Silver Wilson played their first headline show at The Bodega Nottingham on Saturday night, with support from Remy and Badminton. They brought their feel-good indie-pop vibes to an excited and energetic crowd. First up was last minute support Remy, winner of this years Notts factor. The recently turned eighteen-year-old played a mixture

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Abby speaks to Deco before their sold-out Bodega headline show

Abby Clarke/ October 8, 2018

Over a year ago I joined Deco before their last Bodega headline show and Saturday night I joined Max and John again to catch up with what they’ve been up to since. They admitted that their music has become both more popular with fans but also, they have streamlined their sound to appeal to wider audience. They also explained that

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Deco headline a sold-out Bodega show on Saturday night

Abby Clarke/ October 8, 2018

Following a successful summer of festivals and the recent release of their new single “Upside Down”, Deco came home to headline a sold-out Bodega. Supporting were LUNAH (also known as Ben Mcconnachie) and Black Cats and Magpies. Opening the show was LUNAH, an indie-electronica music producer who recently produced the music for Deco’s latest song. He also invited singers Katie

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Tom interviews Airways ahead of their first Nottingham show at Bodega

Tom Hawkes/ October 6, 2018

Forming in 2015, Airways consists of Jake Daniels as the lead singer and guitarist, Alex Ruggiero on guitar, Jamie Reynolds on bass and Brian Moroney on drums. They released their debut EP ‘Starting to Spin’ on the 19 th of May 2017 and recently released the single ‘Alien’. During their time as a band, Airways have opened for such acts

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Abby Reviews Mallory Knox, JUDAS and Lacey

Abby Clarke/ April 27, 2018

A few hours before the last show of the Mallory Knox headline tour, I joined JUDAS, a four-piece indie rock band fronted by Liverpudlian John Clancy with Todd Blackmore on guitar, Sam Horvath on drums and James Phillips on bass. The group had arrived early in Nottingham so were able to relax before the show and reminisce about their time on

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Sam’s take on Catholic Action

Sam Bigwood/ November 14, 2017

I arrived at the Bodega just as Glaswegian Indie band Catholic Action had started their set.  Their debut album ‘In Memory Of’ was released last month and their set was jam packed with songs from it. Having 2 guitarists gave their poppy songs and riffs a bit more edge and also gave them a fuller sound than other bands of

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Howie Payne’s Q&A ahead of his Bodega gig

Lok Yee Liu/ October 14, 2017

Mr Howie Payne of The Stands gave us a quick rundown of his biggest influences and favourite song to play live before his gig at the Bodega!   Q: How did your latest album ‘Mountain’ come about?   I’d written a lot of songs and was really vibed up to get in and record them. I got in touch with Dom

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