Tag Archives: gig

Kris Barras Band @Rescue Rooms 12/02/2019

Bobby Humphrey/ February 15, 2019

Given the task of warming the crowd up before the main show was the Irish singer Grainne Duffy, with her Epiphone SG slung over her shoulder she opened the night up on a bluesy note with “Good Love Had To Die”, accompanied by Paul Sherry on the acoustic guitar. Caught unawares by the bold opening, the crowd was quickly swayed

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Interview with the Kris Barras Band

Bobby Humphrey/ February 15, 2019

The Kris Barras Band are rising stars on the rock and blues music scene, having made several major appearances on the UK and European festival circuit in the past couple of years, including Ramblin’ Man Fair (UK) and Rawa Blues Festival (Poland). On the first leg of their 2019 European tour, the band brought their signature brand of blues-infused heavy

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Cancer Bats @Rescue Rooms 05/02/2019 + Interview

Sean Hubbard/ February 12, 2019

Cancer Bats absolutely levelled Rescue Rooms on Tuesday as part of their extensive UK tour to celebrate their latest release ‘The Spark That Moves’, which was released by surprise on April 20th 2018, almost ten years to the day after they released their iconic sophomore album ‘Hail Destroyer’. Their exhausting 19 song set took songs from both those albums and

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Don Broco @Motorpoint Arena 08/02/2019

Alana McKenna/ February 10, 2019

As part of their UK tour, Bedfordshire rock band Don Broco headed to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, which proved to be an unforgettable night of quality entertainment and music. Broco’s setlist was on point, including songs from all of their albums, which provided a range of different kinds of music, crossing over between indie, rock, pop, and even interwoven elements of

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John Grant @Rock City 05/02/2019

Sadie Agg/ February 8, 2019

As I reflect on my experience finally seeing John Grant at Rock City, I am honestly still lost for words. Grant was dramatic, eccentric and commanding; a true virtuoso. Arriving a little after 8:30, I grabbed myself a Red Stripe and found myself a suitable spot at the front. Although the cluster of over excited 40 year olds that surrounded

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Gorgon City @Rock City 02/02/2019

Lucy Gray/ February 5, 2019

When it comes to throwing one hell of a party, full of deep house splendour and endless grooves, Gorgon City are true experts in the field. There was a different atmosphere at this gig than others I have been too – as soon as I walked in, you could tell everyone’s energy and bodies were captivated by the deep house

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Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers @Rock City 24/01/2019

Andre Arrache/ February 4, 2019

Hobo Johnson played a stunning, unpredictable set last week for a big crowd at Rock City. As soon as the lights went out, The Lovemakers were facing the crowd and we were all looking for the man himself, who showed up onstage just when his part in “Romeo & Juliet” came in, causing a big surprised roar in the audience.

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SHVPES @Rescue Rooms 30/01/2019 + Interview

Sean Hubbard/ February 1, 2019

SHVPES played an absolutely blinding set in Rescue Rooms’ Red Room to a pretty packed out crowd despite it being a cold Wednesday night. The majority of the setlist was taken from new album ‘Greater Than’, but they made sure to play older fan favourites like “State of Mind” and “Skin and Bones” off their debut ‘Pain.Joy.Ecstasy.Despair’ which received the

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

Alex Barston/ February 1, 2019

British Rock royalty will be swinging into Nottingham next Thursday as former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook brings his solo band, Peter Hook & the Light to Rock City. As part of their wider tour, the band will be playing the New Order albums ‘Technique’ and ‘Republic’ in full as well as an opening set of Joy

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Durand Jones and the Indications@ Rough Trade 19/01/2019

Daisy Carter/ January 22, 2019

Saturday night saw Rough Trade graced with the presence of Durand Jones & The Indications- a soulful five-piece from across the pond who were visiting Notts as part of a mini European tour ahead of the release of their second LP, ‘American Love Call’. The band met as students at Indiana University and originally didn’t expect to pursue music as

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