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.

Event times

There are 48 events at this location

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Ashanti

The singer-songwriter's sound is a mix of soul, rap, hip hop and pop.

Wed 8 Mar

£27.75 / 0845 413 4444

Bear's Den

Indie folk artist Andrew Davie who came up through Mumford & Sons' Communion club nights.

Fri 31 Mar

£20.75 / 0845 413 4444

Black Star Riders

New hard rock project from former Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza (along with Alice Cooper/Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso).

Tue 14 Mar

£26.75 / 0845 413 4444

Bury Tomorrow

Screamo from Southampton.

Thu 20 Apr

£18 / 0845 413 4444

Busted

Pop rock trio, reunited after more than a decade for some UK shows. You'll remember them from their masterpieces 'Year 3000', 'What I Go to School For' and 'Air Hostess'.

Mon 20 Feb

£32.75 / 0845 413 4444

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Circa Waves

Indie sounds.

Tue 28 Mar

£16.50 / 0845 413 4444

Counterfeit

The punk rock combo, fronted by Jamie Campbell Bower, belts out tracks from the EP Come Get Some.

Sat 22 Apr

£13.50 / 0845 413 4444

Sun 23 Apr

£12 / 0845 413 4444

De La Soul

The legendary fathers of conscious hip hop celebrating the 25th birthday of their classic album 3 Feet High and Rising.

Sat 25 Feb

£27.75 / 0845 413 4444

Decade

Indie rock outfit from Bath.

Fri 10 Mar

£8.25 / 0845 413 4444

Devilskin

The four-piece from Auckland, New Zealand, fronted by Jennie Skulander, brings its alternative metal originals to the UK's stages. Support from Sumo Cyco.

Thu 23 Mar

£12.10 / 0845 413 4444

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The Devin Townsend Project

Veteran thrash and progressive metal guitarist from Canada.

Sat 18 Mar

Dirtbox Disco

Rock'n'roll and punk rock.

Sat 8 Apr

£11.50 / 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

Fun Lovin' Criminals

Fun Lovin' Criminals may be past their creative peak but always find an eager crowd, keen to bellow along to the hits.

Fri 3 Mar

£26.75 / 0845 413 4444

Future Islands

Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.

Tue 2 May

£24.75 / 0845 413 4444

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Get Lucky

Nottingham's newest and hugest Friday night! The best chart music of today with some absolute classics thrown in. Get Lucky is Nottingham's newest Friday night and it's already HUGE! Each and every Friday night, we'll be playing you the best chart music of today with great tracks from artists such as Beyonce, Justin…

Fri 24 Feb

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Fri 3 Mar

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Fri 10 Mar

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…and 16 more dates until 30 Jun

Grandaddy

The return of Jason Lytle's dreamy indie-electro outfit.

Wed 29 Mar

£27.25 / 0845 413 4444

Hellyeah

Metal supergroup from Texas containing members of Mudvayne, Pantera and Nothingface.

Sat 15 Apr

£19.50 / 0845 413 4444

Hey Hey Hey

Resident DJs including Loz and Gaz spin indie and alternative anthems across three rooms every week.

Sat 25 Feb

Phone for prices / 0845 413 4444

Sat 4 Mar

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Sat 11 Mar

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…and 7 more dates until 29 Apr

Jesse Lawson

The ex-Sleeping With Sirens guitarist from Orlando, Florida, brings his rock songs across the Atlantic.

Thu 30 Mar

£8.25 / 0845 413 4444

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The Kooks

Brighton indie tykes best known for their hits 'She Moves in Her Own Way' and 'Shine On' return with a new album.

Mon 1 May

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

Limehouse Lizzy

A tribute to the hard rock of Thin Lizzy.

Fri 24 Mar

£16.50 / 0845 413 4444

Lucy Spraggan

X Factor singer-songwriter with a light, observational style.

Fri 10 Mar

£16.25 / 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

Noise From The Next Generation

The final of the contest for new artists aged 16-18.

Mon 6 Mar

£3.60 (£2) / 0845 413 4444

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The One Hundred

Crushing electronic metal.

Sat 6 May

£8.80 / 0845 413 4444

Parkway Drive

Heavy metalcore quartet from Byron Bay, Australia.

Sun 9 Apr

£28.25 / 0845 413 4444

Patent Pending

Punk pop quintet from Long Island.

Thu 27 Apr

£13.20 / 0845 413 4444

Peter Hook & the Light

New Order's inimitable bassist fronts his own band to perform NO's back catalogue.

Sat 11 Mar

£29 / 0845 413 4444

The Rag'n'Bone Man

Hip hop, soul, blues and funk from the London-based artist.

Wed 26 Apr

£15.40 / 0845 413 4444

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Rock City In The 90s

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

Fri 3 Mar

£5; £3 before 11pm / 0845 413 4444

Fri 7 Apr

£5; £3 before 11pm / 0845 413 4444

Fri 5 May

£5; £3 before 11pm / 0845 413 4444

…and 2 more dates until 7 Jul

The Saw Doctors

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

Tue 25 Apr

£27.75 / 0845 413 4444

The Selecter and The Beat

A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.

Fri 7 Apr

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

The Selecter

One of the original Two Tone ska revival bands, fronted by the charismatic Pauline Black.

Fri 7 Apr

£25 / 0845 413 4444

Slaves (US)

American rock outfit from Sacramento currently consisting of Jonny Craig and Dance Gavin Dance.

Tue 28 Mar

£11 / 0845 413 4444

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Stiff Little Fingers

Ireland's favourite delinquent punk sons.

Tue 21 Mar

£20.50 / 0845 413 4444

Stormzy

English grime and rap artist who won Best Grime Act 2014 at the MOBO Awards and was named in the BBC's Sound of 2015 list.

Sat 29 Apr

£22 / 0845 413 4444

The Stranglers

The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.

Mon 13 Mar

£27.75 / 0845 413 4444

Sum 41

Formed in Ontario, Canada a little over 20 years ago, punk-pop and alt rock combo Sum 41 are fighting after vocalist Deryck Whibley's well documented battle with liver and kidney failure as a result of his excessive drinking. The singer draws upon this dark time for the band's cathartic sixth studio album, 13 Voices.

Sat 4 Mar

£22.50 / 0845 413 4444

Thee Oh Sees

Spaced-out riffs from the West Coast's psychedelic garage rock group.

Tue 16 May

£22 / 0845 413 4444

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Tuned

Tuned is Nottingham's Biggest student night and it opens its arms every Thursday and accepts everyone in for the Amazing 2-4-1 drinks offer and a wide variety of music! It's a 3000 Capacity night and it hits those numbers nearly every week of the year. It really is something special and you need to experience the…

Thu 23 Feb

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Thu 2 Mar

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Thu 9 Mar

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…and 16 more dates until 29 Jun

Wed 3 May

£22.50 / 0845 413 4444

The Virginmarys

The Macclesfield-based threesome performs its own take on contemporary rock.

Wed 15 Mar

£11 / 0845 413 4444

Vukovi

The Glasgow-based foursome performs its self-penned alternative rock songs.

Sat 18 Mar

£3.75 / 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

£24.75 / 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

Wilko Johnson

The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.

Fri 21 Apr

£27.50 / 0845 413 4444

With Confidence

Pop-punk from the Australian four-piece.

Sat 4 Mar

£11 / 0845 413 4444

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