Rock City

Rock City
8 Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GG
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The Nottingham nightclub and music venue opened in the 80s with a gig from the Undertones (after Iron Maiden had to drop out) and has been going strong ever since, The venue has hosted 80s groups like the Human League and the Smiths, through Nirvana and Rage Against the Machine, to Oasis, Pulp and Blur and now sees everyone from Lee Scratch Perry to Scissor Sisters.

The following buses stop near to Rock City: 78, 79, 80, 35 and 36.

Events at this venue

There are 44 events at this location

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Billy Bragg

Self-styled 'progressive patriot' and veteran political activist who is still one of the UK's finest writers of love songs.

Sat 18 Nov

£24.64 / 0845 413 4444

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Moody San Franciscan indie rock trio, in hock to the Jesus & Mary Chain and their ilk.

Fri 3 Nov

£28 / 0845 413 4444

Blue Oyster Cult

Veteran prog rockers famed for their seminal 'Don't Fear the Reaper' hit.

Wed 28 Jun

£30.80 / 0845 413 4444

Cage the Elephant

Yelpy UK/US punk-funk and angular rock'n'roll.

Tue 27 Jun

£22.40 / 0845 413 4444

The Charlatans

The ever-durable Charlies have weathered all kinds of upheaval over the years and but have managed to plod along happily with considerable fan support.

Wed 29 Nov

£33.04 / 0845 413 4444

Cigarettes After Sex

The collective hailing from New York and fronted by songwriter Greg Gonzalez perform ambient-pop.

Sun 12 Nov

£19.04 / 0845 413 4444

The Darkness

The classic rock revivalists return from the wilderness.

Sat 2 Dec

£30.80 / 0845 413 4444

Dropkick Murphys

Boston six-piece who blend punk and hardcore with Irish folk influences.

Mon 26 Jun

£26.32 / 0845 413 4444

Fat Freddy’s Drop

This seven-piece outfit who originate from Wellington, New Zealand, incorporate a wide range of influences in their dub and reggae originals.

Tue 30 May

£25 / 0845 413 4444

  • 18:30

Fat Freddy's Drop

Seven-piece New Zealand outfit mixing up dub, reggae, jazz, techno and soul with funky abandon.

Tue 30 May

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips bring their cosmic eccentric live show, furry animals and fake blood back to the UK.

Wed 16 Aug

£33.60 / 0845 413 4444

Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

Passionate, fiery hardcore from former Gallows frontman, Frank Carter.

Wed 6 Dec

£18.15 / 0845 413 4444

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Sat 11 Nov

£24.75 / 0845 413 4444

Future Islands

Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.

Thu 22 Jun

Sold out / 0845 413 4444

Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

Sat 7 Oct

£32.45 / 0845 413 4444

Get Lucky

Chart music and floor-filler classics from in-house DJs.

Fri 26 May

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00

Fri 2 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00

Fri 9 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Happy Mondays

Watch out, the gang's all back together. Madchester nostalgia reigns as the original line-up of The Happy Mondays returns.

Sat 9 Dec

£33.04 / 0845 413 4444

HIM

Finnish 'love metal' act with gothic overtones head on their final farewell tour

Fri 15 Dec

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

House Of Pain

American hip hop group, comprising Everlast, Danny Boy and DJ Lethal and best known for their single 'Jump Around'.

Thu 15 Jun

£20.16 / 0845 413 4444

The Hyena Kill

Ferocious Mancunian hard rock duo.

Sat 30 Sep

£3.75 / 0845 413 4444

The Jesus & Mary Chain

Psychedelic noise rock from the Scottish band formed by brothers Jim and William Reid.

Sun 1 Oct

£30.80 / 0845 413 4444

Kate Nash

Lo-fi singer-songwriter who has charmed the masses with her kitchen sink observations.

Sat 5 Aug

£20.16 / 0845 413 4444

Lethal Bizzle

Leader of the East London rap/grime movement, given to collaborations with various indie and punk luminaries.

Mon 16 Oct

£20.35 / 0845 413 4444

London Grammar

London trio who have been described as 'the xx you can take home to meet your parents'.

Thu 26 Oct

£32.50 / 0845 413 4444

Mac DeMarco

Downbeat indie rock from the Canadian singer-songwriter.

Mon 20 Nov

£20.16 / 0845 413 4444

Mayday Parade

Alternative rock, pop-punk and emo outfit from Florida.

Mon 18 Sep

£20.16 / 0845 413 4444

New Found Glory

American rock outfit who helped spearhead the second wave of pop punk in the 90s.

Tue 3 Oct

£24.75 / 0845 413 4444

New Model Army

Old school political punks.

Sat 23 Dec

£25.20 / 0845 413 4444

Public Service Broadcasting

The London duo, who layer spoken word from vintage propaganda films over soaring beats and electronic melodies to thrilling effect, are out and about taking their acclaimed live show across the UK and Ireland. After the success of second album 'The Race For Space', their third album 'Every Valley', takes on the subject…

Sat 21 Oct

£27 / 0845 413 4444

Rock City In The 90s

DJ Spiky Mike selects the best in 1990s rock, metal and alternative.

Fri 2 Jun

£5; £3 before 11pm / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Fri 7 Jul

£5; £3 before 11pm / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

The Saw Doctors

Celtrock knees-up with one of Ireland's most successful bands.

Thu 25 May

£25 / 0845 413 4444

  • 19:00

Scouting for Girls

Quirky perky London indie poppers who gave us 'She's So Lovely'.

Fri 1 Dec

£24.75 / 0845 413 4444

Shed Seven

York indie rockers on a Greatest Hits Live tour.

Fri 8 Dec

Sold out / 0845 413 4444

The Sherlocks

Four piece indie/rock band from Sheffield.

Sat 16 Sep

£13.44 / 0845 413 4444

The Shins

Soaring college rock band from Albuquerque who are fronted by talented songwriter and hopeless romantic James Mercer.

Wed 23 Aug

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

Sleaford Mods

Punk and electro band duo Nottingham.

Thu 9 Nov

£20.85 / 0845 413 4444

Sparks

The genre defying groundbreakers take their theatrical alt.rock sound on tour in a stripped down duo format.

Sat 23 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 413 4444

Sunshine Anderson

The singer-songwriter from North Carolina performs R&B and soul. With support from Horace Brown, Rampage and DJ Fever.

Fri 23 Jun

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

Tuned

Resident DJs spin tunes by the biggest indie, rock and pop bands across three rooms.

Thu 25 May

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 1 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 8 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

  • 22:00 – 03:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Jun

Vulgarians

The heavy rock outfit from Hull performs in support of its EP Almost-Instinct.

Sat 27 May

£5.75 / 0845 413 4444

WASP

Blackie Lawless' once notorious full-on metal outfit whose name is an acronym for We Are Sexual Perverts.

Fri 13 Oct

£25.20 / 0845 413 4444

The Wedding Present

Perennially popular archetypal 80s indie stalwarts fronted by David Gedge head out on their Hit Parade tour.

Fri 9 Jun

£22.40 / 0845 413 4444

The Wonder Years

Matt Brasch leads the sextet from Pennsylvania, USA in a pop-infused punk and alt rock performance.

Sat 8 Jul

£16.80 / 0845 413 4444

The Wonder Years

Punk pop ensemble from Philadelphia.

Sat 8 Jul

£15 / 0845 413 4444

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