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Sunday 26 May 2024

Dot To Dot Festival 2024

Dot To Dot Festival is the UK’s premier festival for unearthing the best new talent. The award winning, multi-venue, metropolitan festival will be happening in Nottingham on Sunday 26 May.

Wednesday 22 May 2024

Talisk

Amongst the most talked-about folk bands of the 21st century, Talisk tear apart stereotypes and redefine the genre.

Sunday 5 May 2024

Barrett Martin & Duke Garwood

To celebrate the release of Barrett Martin’s “The Screaming Trees, The Greatest Band That Ever Wasn’t” book, he heads out on an intimate UK tour with Duke Garwood.

Friday 3 May 2024

Rachel Chinouriri

Join us for a Rough Trade outstore event with singer-songwriter, Rachel Chinouriri, ahead of the release of her debut album, What a Devastating Turn of Events.

Sunday 28 April 2024

Cirque Du Soiree

The spectacular cabaret show featuring world class circus, burlesque, magic, comedy, song and more returns.

Friday 19 April 2024

Wolfgang Flür (Ex-Kraftwerk)

Expect a night of dancing to electro tunes as Wolfgang aka MUSIC SOLDAT shows videos and rare images from his Kraftwerk past on the big screen. *Discounts available*

Wednesday 27 March 2024

[SOLD OUT] Colouring

The Nottingham-based songwriter and producer will perform at Metronome this spring, following the release of their new album, ‘Love To You, Mate’. *Discounts available*

Friday 22 March 2024

Flamingods

The euphoric return of Flamingods! The celebrated multi-instrumentalists bring their explosive, high-energy show to Metronome. *Discounts available*

Friday 15 March 2024

The Orb

The innovative and pioneering producers and DJs return to Metronome with their psychedelic take on rave and house music.

Friday 26 January 2024

NTU Big Band Live

Celebrate the end of the January blues with a night of swing and jazz from NTU Music’s award-winning Big Band, featuring everything from Miles Davis to Frank Sinatra. *Discounts apply*

Monday 22 January 2024

Great Minds: Jonathan Eig – King: A Life

In this Great Minds event, best-selling author Jonathan Eig talks about his most recent book King: A Life, hailed by the New York Times as “monumental”, which presents a new portrait of civil rights icon Dr Martin Luther...

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Dutch Uncles

Dutch Uncles, returned with their long-awaited sixth album, ‘True Entertainment’ this year. They’re heading out on a UK tour following the release. *Discounts apply*

Friday 8 December 2023

Neville Staple

Time To Shine Promotions are proud to bring the legendary rude boy himself, Neville Staple and band to Metronome.

Thursday 7 December 2023

Simeon Walker

As part of the Metronome Piano Sessions, the prolific pianist and composer has emerged as a leading light in the burgeoning Modern Classical scene. *Discounts apply*

Wednesday 29 November 2023

Murray A. Lightburn

The lead vocalist of The Dears performs his solo work from the “Once Upon A Time In Montréal” album and other songs. *Discounts apply*

Friday 24 November 2023

Dreadzone

Dreadzone have long been, and still are, one of the best live bands around with a loyal and ever growing fanbase due in part to their storming and energetic live shows.

Thursday 23 November 2023

COURTNEY

R’n’B gem COURTNEY exclusively debuts her new EP ‘Girls Night Out’ with an all-round spectacular performance at Metronome Nottingham.

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Smoke Fairies

After the success of their EP ‘Sticks and Stones’, Smoke Fairies come to Metronome this autumn ahead of the release of their forthcoming sixth studio album.

Friday 10 November 2023

Holy Moly & The Crackers

Holy Moly & The Crackers are the innovative and fiery folk-rockers from Newcastle. They combine rock, folk and indie with a punk-ish edge.

Thursday 9 November 2023

Alabaster DePlume

The Manchester-born, London-based songwriter, saxophonist, poet and orator has announced new tour dates to accompany a new album release. *Discounts apply*

Tuesday 7 November 2023

LEENALCHI

The sensation that’s taken the online world by storm with their unique musical creations, LEENALCHI is now set to captivate audiences worldwide. *Discounts apply*

Friday 3 November 2023

Suntou Susso

The young griot from Gambia is back at Metronome with his full band, plus support from Acoustickle’s roster of music artists and DJs.

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Hidden Orchestra

Hidden Orchestra is compiled by multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer Joe Acheson, featuring guest musicians from different backgrounds. *Discounts apply*

Sunday 22 October 2023

Hockley Hustle 2023

The annual music and arts festival returns to raise money for Nottinghamshire charities. We’re excited to be hosting one of the stages once again.

Thursday 19 October 2023

corto.alto

Corto.alto is challenging the boundaries of contemporary jazz, receiving support from Gilles Peterson, Huey Morgan (BBC 6 Music) and Jazz FM. *Discounts apply*

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Jesca Hoop

One of the most striking and original voices in contemporary music, discovered by Tom Waits and brought on tour by Peter Gabriel. *Discounts apply*

Monday 9 October 2023

Kristin Hersh

The prolific musician of Throwing Muses, heralded as the queen of alternative release, performs songs from her 30-year career.

Tuesday 3 October 2023

Henry Normal

Award-winning poet and writer, Henry Normal, returns to his hometown of Nottingham as part of his UK tour – ‘Collected Poems and Other Landfill’. *Discounts apply*

Friday 22 September 2023

Hannah Peel

The Northern Irish artist, composer, producer and broadcaster has recently won a Music Producers Guild award for her work. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 14 September 2023

Cinder Well

With the release of her new album ‘Cadence’, multi-instrumentalist Cinder Well, AKA Amelia Baker, explores her deep-rooted connection with the sea. *Discounts available*

Wednesday 13 September 2023

Grain Mother

Nottingham based atmospheric indie-folk project, fronted by Alice Robbins, performs a headline show on home turf. *Discounts apply*

Saturday 9 September 2023

Everly Pregnant Brothers

A national treasure in their native Sheffield, the Brothers playful tampering of classic songs with huge vocal performances has won them friends and fans far and wide.

Thursday 7 September

Kosheen

Kosheen is back on the road with a massive UK tour to celebrate 25 years of music, performing the best tracks spanning their career.

Saturday 2 September 2023

Cirque De Soiree

Honey Cabaret presents an exceptional line-up of world class circus, burlesque, magic, comedy and more.

Friday 25 August 2023

The Smiths Ltd

Formed in Manchester, and with an authenticity and provenance that’s hard to beat, The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute.

Friday 18 August 2023

Cat Clyde

The folk artist heads out on tour this August, following the release of her third album ‘Down Rounder’ which was released in February 2023.

Saturday 8 July 2023

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic Comedy Club comes to Metronome with a line-up consisting of Patrick Monahan, Mike Newall, Abigail Carter-Simpson and Darius Davies

Tuesday 4 July 2023

Laura Cantrell

US singer-songwriter, Laura Cantrell is back with a new studio album ‘Just Like A Rose: The Anniversary Sessions’.

Wednesday 14 June 2023

[SOLD OUT] Maisie Peters

To celebrate the release of her second album, ‘The Good Witch’, Maisie Peters comes to Metronome with a stripped back performance.

Wednesday 7 June 2023

Rozi Plain

One of the most innovative and engaging alt-folk singer-songwriters performs at Metronome to promote the new album ‘Prize’, as featured on the BBC 6 Music playlist.

Friday 2 June 2023

Chuck Prophet

Chuck Prophet – singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer extraordinaire returns with his band The Mission Express.

Wednesday 31 May 2023

Talvin Singh

Mercury prize winner Talvin Singh OBE is a tabla player who has worked with Björk, Madonna and Massive Attack – creating an innovative fusion of Indian classical music and drum and bass. *Discounts apply*

Tuesday 30 May 2023

Lady Nade: Metronome Folk Sessions

As part of the Metronome Folk sessions, we welcome the winner of the ‘UK song of the Year’ in the 2022 UK Americana Awards. The multi award winning folk artist has one of the most...

Friday 26 May 2023

[SOLD OUT] Skegss

Skegss emerged from their laid-back, Australian small town roots as unlikely anti-heroes of the country’s vibrant rock scene.

Wednesday 24 May 2023

Scott Matthews

The Ivor Novello award-winner comes to Metronome ahead of the release of his new album, ‘Restless Lullabies’.

Tuesday 23 May 2023

WRAP Live! With Safia Khan

Don’t miss the final WRAP Live! of the academic year, to celebrate the collaboration with poet and medic Safia Khan, curator of the annual showcase of WRAP writers.

Friday 19 May 2023

[SOLD OUT] The Chase

The Chase announce their biggest London headliner to date and their first Nottingham headline show since their sold out 2021 gig.

Friday 12 May 2023

NTU Big Band Live

Enjoy swing and jazz classics at this event with NTU Big Band, featuring a special guest performing your big band favourites.

Wednesday 10 May 2023

Ghost Woman

The psych-rock project of Evan Uschenko gives the feel of bands like Can and Beak, while being right at home with the classic sounds by The Byrds, Love, and Jefferson Airplane.

Thursday 4 May 2023

Gwenifer Raymond

Gaining five star reviews from the Guardian, the guitarist and banjo instrumentalist draws from the roots music of Mississippi and Appalachia. Influenced by the likes of Skip James and John Fahey.

Friday 28 April 2023

Neue Grafik Ensemble

Hybrid of jazz, house and hip hop, all with unique geographical flavours of African ethnicity, Parisian roots and a love for London sounds like broken beat & grime. *Discounts available*

Thursday 27 April 2023

Confetti Charity Gig

Confetti are hosting a gig night at Metronome with live music to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).

Friday 21 April 2023

STONE

Self-identifying as ‘The underground voice for the lost youth’, they blend the thrill of frenetic rock & roll with post-punk spoken-vocals.

Wednesday 5 April 2023

Carlos Cipa: Metronome Piano Sessions

Bringing together the best pianists from around the world, for intimate seated performances. The Munich and Berlin-based pianist is classically trained with an interest for pop, jazz and electronic music. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 30 March 2023

[SOLD OUT] The K’s

Welcome to the world of The K’s. If you’re unfamiliar with one of the biggest underground success stories in rock & roll, make yourself at home.

Friday 24 March 2023

Joey Collins & The Bushido Code

This special show is to celebrate and launch the release of Joey Collin’s debut album ‘Yin-Yang’. Be a part of the journey and support live music. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 23 March 2023

[SOLD OUT] Badly Drawn Boy

Damon Gough aka Badly Drawn Boy is proud to announce a series of intimate shows to celebrate 25 years of releasing music. The shows will feature a career-spanning set of hits and fan favourites

Wednesday 8 March 2023

BBC Introducing in the East Midlands

BBC Introducing in the East Midlands returns, giving you access to the best live and local music, for free. The show will be filmed and recorded for radio broadcast, hosted and curated by the legendary...

Friday 3 March 2023

Susanna: Metronome Piano Sessions

As part of the Metronome Piano sessions, Norwegian Grammy winner Susanna is a creator of bold, original and enrapturing music, both mainstream and leftfield. *Discounts apply*

Tuesday 21 February 2023

WRAP Live! With Emilie Pine

Join WRAP Featured Writer Emilie Pine, best-selling author of Notes to Self and Ruth & Pen for a lively conversation with Becky Cullen about subjects including autism, feminism, and alcoholism.

Thursday 2 February 2023

Federico Albanese: Metronome Piano Sessions

Albanese uses modern classical compositions with electronic hues to capture memories of the past. Bringing together the best pianists from around the world, for intimate seated performances. *Discounts Apply*

Friday 27 January 2023

NTU Big Band Live

Join NTU Music’s award-winning Big Band for an energetic evening of music at Metronome featuring everything from Miles Davis to Frank Sinatra.

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Slamovision

Join WRAP and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature for a not-to-be-missed evening of poetry shimmer and sparkle at the international finale of Slamovision – the Eurovision of poetry slams!

Saturday 3 December 2022

This Is Nottingham

Launched by Teenage Cancer Trust Icon, Vicky McClure, this intimate gig will feature top local talent will be headlined by city-based drum and bass artist BRU-C.

Thursday 1 December 2022

Let Spin

Let Spin are a cutting edge post-jazz quartet who have been making waves in the UK and European jazz scenes since their formation in 2012. *Discounts Apply*

Friday 25 November 2022

The Orb [SOLD OUT]

THE ORB (Live) are coming to Nottingham to perform a greatest hits set LIVE alongside the seminal album U.F.Orb in full for its 30th Anniversary. Join us as we celebrate the album that pioneered the...

Friday 18 November 2022

Martha

Following the release of a band new single and the announcement of the upcoming album, Martha return to Nottingham as part of The Darkest Timeline Disco Tour 2022.

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Tales From The Wedding Present

Join us to celebrate the release of the memoir from David Gedge of Wedding Present fame. This event will feature Terry interviewing David, an audience Q&A, and a 45 minute semi-acoustic set.

Saturday 29 October 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

The Noise Next Door was a three-piece band, made up of triplet brothers from Leigh Park, England. They headline Just the Tonic Comedy Club at Metronome.

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Sorry

Emerging from Brixton’s Windmill scene, where they played alongside Shame, Goat Girl and Black Midi, Sorry have created their own distinctive musical world, sharing a passion for lo-fi sounds of grunge, trap, and shoegaze.

Monday 24 October 2022

Porridge Radio

We welcome one of the most vital new voices in alternative music, Porridge Radio – having gone from being darlings of the DIY underground to one of the UK’s most thrilling bands in the space...

Sunday 23 October 2022

Hockley Hustle 2022

The annual music and arts festival returns to raise money for Nottinghamshire charities. We’re excited to be hosting one of the stages.

Saturday 22 October 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Alexis Dubus is an English alternative comedian and actor known for his French alter ego Marcel Lucont. He headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club at Metronome.

Saturday 8 October 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Winner of won the television competition series Take the Mike in 2001 and Show Me the Funny in 2011, Patrick Monahan headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club.

Wednesday 5 October 2022

!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) return to the live circuit with their ninth record Let it Be Blue. The Dance punks have been making music for 25 years, and still make you really want to get...

Thursday 29 September 2022

Young Creative Awards Music Showcase

Captivating soul/pop singer-songwriter Rob Green headlines a celebration of Nottingham’s Young Creative Awards. Also featuring recent winners/finalists: Ellie Stainsby, Oscar Marshall, Charity Stow and Jack Chapman.

Monday 26 September 2022

Matt Maltese

The English singer-songwriter blends elements from indie pop, indie rock, and chamber pop. He returns to the live circuit this September.

Wednesday 14 September 2022

[SOLD OUT] Nick Mulvey

This unique Rough Trade out-store event celebrates the release of Nick Mulvey’s new album ‘New Mythology’ released Tuesday 10 June 2022 via Fiction.

Tuesday 23 August 2022

DIIV

One of New York City’s most prominent live acts, their searing sound builds on elements from luminaries like My Bloody Valentine and Slowdive.

Monday 20 June 2022

ELVANA: Unplugged

Those good ol’ boys in ELVANA ‘Elvis fronted Nirvana’ are delighted to announce that they will be touring the ‘Unplugged’ show in 2022.

Thursday 16 June 2022

Mark Steel’s in Town

Mark Steel is back in town. This time he’s coming to Nottingham! He’ll delve into the history, people and idiosyncrasies to try to work out what ingredients combine to make the places distinctive.

Friday 10 June 2022

Chloe Rodgers

If Nottingham based Chloe Rodgers is not your idea of a pop star, then she should be. Reminiscent of artists like Bjork or Liz Fraser – Chloe’s vocal delivery is a natural phenomenon. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 9 June 2022

Suntou Susso

Suntou Susso is a multi-instrumentalist: Kora player, percussionist, singer and composer from The Gambia. Join him with his full band for a very special concert to celebrate his debut album. *Discounts apply*

Sunday 5 June 2022

Burlesque Troupe Supershow

Honey Cabaret presents a very special show made up of 10 different troupes from in and around Nottinghamshire, to produce one of the biggest burlesque showcases ever seen.

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Henry Normal: A Normal… Community

Join Henry Normal for the ninth instalment of his acclaimed, occasional series in which the acclaimed, occasional writer tackles those subjects so big only radio can possibly contain them.

Saturday 28 May 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

The comedy twosome with over two decades of mucking about behind them, The Raymond and Mr Timpkins come to Metronome with Just The Tonic Comedy Club.

Friday 27 May 2022

Courtney Marke

One of Nottingham’s hidden RnB gems, Courtney Marke, celebrates the release of her new EP, blending elements of Soul, RnB and new school Hip-Hop.

Monday 23 May 2022

DJ Night

Hosting an incredible line-up to bring you unrivalled drum and bass, techno and house, Confetti Metronome students present you with a night of unparalleled sound from Adambadenjiki, WLF and FUNCTION.

Friday 20 May 2022

CRS Live

The CRS LIVE platform gives new aspiring artists a chance to perform on a national stage as supporting acts for industry professionals.

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Rock Night

Fancy a night of rock, roll and all things alternative? Come along and see bands such as St. Simia, Peachhead, Unified Roots and Take 96 rocking out at Metronome.

Sunday 15 May 2022

Nottingham Poetry Festival Presents – LYR

Simon Armitage (UK Poet Laureate), Patrick James Pearson and Richard Walters are LYR. A search for beautiful noises and fusing language and music- a twenty-first century soundscape that echoes the exquisite ache of day-to-day life.

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Indie Night

Indie Night has arrived at Metronome: an exclusive event for students, run by students. Expect offbeat, alternative sounds from Citrus, Crying Violets and Charles Darling.

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Sigrid

*7.00pm performance* Join us for an exciting live performance from sensational Sigrid. This unique event celebrates the release of Sigrid’s second album ‘How To Let Go’ released Friday 6 May.

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Sigrid

*5.00pm performance* Join us for an exciting live performance from sensational Sigrid. This unique event celebrates the release of Sigrid’s second album ‘How To Let Go’ released Friday 6 May.

Saturday 7 May 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Friday 6 May 2022

Warpaint

Join us for an exciting live performance from Warpaint. This unique event celebrates Warpaint’s much anticipated new record, not to mention their first in almost 6 years ‘Radiate Like This’ released Friday 6 May 2022.

Thursday 5 May 2022

The Delines

Following a sold out show here in 2020, country-soul outfit, The Delines who hail from Portland, Oregan return with new material for this special date with the full line-up.

Saturday 30 April 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Saturday 23 April 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Thursday 21 April 2022

For Frocks Sake

Join us for a little live music and a lot of clothes swapping. Do your bit to derobe for the globe! A simple, sustainable way to refresh your wardrobe and keep clothes out of landfill.

Saturday 16 April 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Saturday 9 April 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Friday 8 April 2022

[SOLD OUT] Spacey Jane

Fremantle indie rock foursome Spacey Jane have cemented their position as one of Australia’s most-loved bands. They released their debut album ‘Sunlight’ in June 2020.

Saturday 2 April 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic has been producing comedy shows in Nottingham for over 25 years. Three comedians and a compere. All the best the UK has to offer from the comedy circuit.

Friday 1 April 2022

John Smith

Smith has spent the last fifteen years touring internationally, recently spending 10 weeks in the US Americana top 50 charts and amassing over 55 million streams on Spotify. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 31 March 2022

F**ked Up

The Canadian hardcore punk band from Toronto will embark on the ‘David Comes to Life’ tour to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of the album.

Wednesday 30 March 2022

[SOLD OUT] Warmduscher

Ardent fans, Iggy Pop and Marc Riley (BBC 6Music) have only gleaming praise to heap on the band. The band’s live show has left thousands across the UK and Europe desperate for more.

Saturday 26 March 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Previous presenter of Sky Sports show Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Simon Lomas, Chris Washington and Phil Ellis.

Saturday 12 March 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Having previously supported Rhod Gilbert, Michael McCintyre and Rob Brydon, Andrew Bird headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Alfie Brown, Naomi Cooper and Lou Conran.

Saturday 5 March 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

English actor, presenter and stand-up comedian, Terry Alderton headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Aaron Simmons, Stefano Paolini and Darius Davies.

Monday 28 February 2022

Dana Gavanski

The Serbian-Canadian folk musician sings with an elaborate heart string pulling voice, with  echoes of Vashti Bunyan and Cate Le Bon. The new album is released in April 2022 on Full Time Hobby *Discounts apply*

Friday 25 February 2022

[POSTPONED] Alicai Harley

*POSTPONED* The ‘hot shot’ young dancehall star who was born in Kingston Jamaica and is now based out of London comes to Nottingham for a headline live performance with support from V Rocket International, Dialtone...

Thursday 24 February 2022

Maverick Sabre

Platinum-selling, BRIT-nominated artist Maverick Sabre is the voice of a generation with a flair for working with the best tastemakers.

Wednesday 23 February 2022

Snapped Ankles

Welcome to the curious world of Snapped Ankles. Their idiosyncratic art rock sound is marking them out as the exciting new band which is transforming modern British music. *Discounts Apply*

Saturday 19 February 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

British comedian, radio presenter and television personality, Paul Tonkinson headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Roger Monkhouse and Robin Morgan.

Saturday 12 February 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

The Australian-born thrash metal drummer, comedian and actor, Steve Hughes headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Kate Martin, Marcus Brigstocke and Dave Longley.

Saturday 5 February 2022

Paul Foot: Swan Power

The multi-award winning comedian, Paul Swan presents his brand new show with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Tired of the goose? Swan Power is here.

Thursday 3 February 2022

Onipa

Afro-Futurist music machine Onipa blend a unique fusion of African music and electronics, drawing on a wide range of influences, inspired by artists like Kokoko and Flying Lotus. *Discounts apply*

Saturday 29 January 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

2018 Britain’s Got Talent winner, Lost Voice Guy headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Aiden McQueen, Matt Bragg and Freddy Quinne.

Saturday 22 January 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Award-winning British comedian and writer, Adam Bloom headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Jack Gleadow, Mark Maier and Lou Conran.

Saturday 15 January 2022

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

The U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe, The Noise Next Door headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Scott Bennett and Robin Morgan

Saturday 8 January 2022

Goldie Lookin Chain

Many years since that first rap about Eggsy’s tracksuit, Goldie Lookin Chain are still keeping it real in the rap game and hold the title of the most successful UK rap act ever.

Sunday 5 December 2021

Panchiko

Panchiko’s live performance promises an audio visual spectacle, streamed for Bandcamp, with limited audience tickets available.

Thursday 2 December 2021

[POSTPONED] Kinkajous

Kinkajous have earned a reputation for conjuring up a powerful and cinematic sound. Their live performances are exhilarating yet intimate, reflecting the band’s outstanding musicianship and versatility. *Discounts Apply*

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Dead British

Be part of the studio audience for an improvised comedy interview show! Featuring historically inaccurate reenactments, famous dead people, and comedy songs, this entire show will rewrite history, without a script. *Discounts apply*

Friday 26 November 2021

Admiral Fallow

The indie-folk Scottish band make a triumphant return to the live circuit with a brand new album “The Idea of You” *Discounts apply*

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Hollie McNish

Rising to fame on YouTube with millions of views, Hollie has since published five books of poetry and toured extensively in the UK and internationally.

Saturday 20 November 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Runner-Up on Britain’s Got Talent 2018, Robert White headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Josh Howie, Jacob Hawley and Andrew Robinson.

Friday 19 November 2021

Pongo

The Queen of the musical style known as kuduro, blending frenetic African rhythms with blaring beats, gives upbeat and energetic performances. The Guardian’s ‘One to Watch’ *Discounts Apply*

Thursday 18 November 2021

Byron Wallen plays Boards of Canada

Byron Wallen’s fantastic show pays homage to the seminal album ‘Music Has the Right to Children‘ working with his rarely used Gamelan Ensemble for a truly unique night. *Discounts apply*

Wednesday 17 November 2021

Dead British

Be part of the studio audience for an improvised comedy interview show! Featuring historically inaccurate reenactments, famous dead people, and comedy songs, this entire show will rewrite history, without a script. *Discounts apply*

Tuesday 16 November 2021

The Escape Plan – Henry Normal

Join writer, poet and TV and Film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival, Henry Normal for an evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems. *Discounts apply*

Friday 12 November 2021

Rhymes against Humanity

The Midlands’ highly acclaimed improvised musical returns, for a non-stop joyride of musical hilarity that’s all being created in the moment. Part of Nottingham Comedy Festival.*Discounts apply*

Thursday 11 November 2021

Dead British

Be part of the studio audience for an improvised comedy interview show! Featuring historically inaccurate reenactments, famous dead people, and comedy songs, this entire show will rewrite history, without a script.

Saturday 6 November 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Multi-award winning stand-up comedian and one of the most exciting names in Comedy, on Television and in Radio, Matt Richardson headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Markus Birdman and Dave Longley.

Wednesday 3 November 2021

Anna Meredith

The genre-crossing composer and producer was awarded an MBE for services to music in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Anna’s band of virtuosic musicians sees her joined by guitar, drums, cello and tuba. *Discounts apply*

Thursday 28 October 2021

Squarepusher

After an 18 month wait, Squarepusher will finally get to play at the Metronome.  With recent releases such as Be Up A Hello in 2020 and Feed Me Weird Things in 2021 on his mind,...

Friday 22 October 2021

Children of Zeus

OnPoint are very proud to present Manchester’s finest hip hop export. The soulful, hip-hop duo that need very little introduction. They’ll be performing their brand new album, ‘Balance’.

Saturday 16 October 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Highly distinctive performer and deft writer of finely crafted jokes, Peter Brush headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Sally-Anne Hayward, Glenn Wool and Tom Toal.

Thursday 14 October 2021

Holy Moly & the Crackers

DHP presents… Holy Moly and the Crackers; the innovative and fiery folk-rockers from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, who bombastically mash together unique flavours of soul, rock, indie and Balkan folk.

Saturday 9 October 2021

Wigflex City Festival

Sounds, selectors and installations littered across the city’s most exciting venues. Look forward to DJ sets, live music and more.

Friday 8 October 2021

Ferris & Sylvester

Praised by Robert Plant and Rolling Stone for their music that sits somewhere between Jack White and First Aid Kit, the critically acclaimed act return for their 2021 UK tour.
*Discounts Apply*

Thursday 7 October 2021

Jesse Malin

Cosmic American presents the New York legend Jesse Malin. His street-smart writing style acts as the thread weaving indie rock, folk and heartland Americana together.

Saturday 18 September 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

British actor and stand-up comedian, Marlon Davis headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Josh Jones, Micky P Kerr and Thomas Green.

Friday 17 September 2021

Pom Poko

Sweet sing-song vocals mixed with intense grooves, bouncy guitars and crazy riffs. Signed to Bella Union, the Norweigan Quartet have drawn praise from NME, DIY, The Line Of Best Fit, The Independent and BBC Radio...

Saturday 11 September 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

English writer and stand-up comedian, Chris Washington headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Leroy Brito, Dana Alexander and Dave Longley.

Tuesday 24 August 2021

Nottinghamshire’s Got Talent 2021

Expect to see singers, magicians, dancers, divas, comedy performers and variety acts. Featuring celebrity judges Sandra Martin (Gogglebox), Rio Saylan (Reality Star), Stu Arnold (BGT) & Adam Penford (Artistic Director)

Saturday 14 August 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

‘Mock The Week’ regular and one-liner extraordinaire, Milton Jones headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club, with guests Josh Pugh, Chris Stokes and Robin Morgan.

Wednesday 4 August 2021

The Lovely Eggs

One of the most exciting and genuine bands of the Great British Underground. Their latest album was BBC 6 Music’s ‘Album of the Day’ and went straight to #1 in the UK Independent Charts. *Discounts...

Friday 23 July 2021

DJ Yoda

An immersive audio-visual experience blending classic movie footage, soundtracks & insane turntable wizardry. There will be a prize for the best Tarantino fancy dress, plus Tommy K’s variety show.

Wednesday 21 July 2021

[SOLD OUT] Easy Life

A Rough Trade outstore performance to promote the debut album from one of the UK’s definitive young bands. ‘Life’s a Beach’ is the record Easy Life have spent their young lives working towards.

Tuesday 20 July 2021

[SOLD OUT] Sports Team

*RESCHEDULED* This show is now taking place Tuesday 20 July. All original tickets remain valid. Check your emails from Rough Trade Nottingham.

Saturday 17 July 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Award-winning Scottish stand-up comedian, Larry Dean headlines Just the Tonic Comedy Club with guests Micky P Kerr, Jarlath Regan and Roger Monkhouse.

Saturday 3 July 2021

British Esports Championships Finals

The UK’s best upcoming esports stars come together to battle it out at this year’s Championships Finals- streamed online via Twitch. Champions will receive jerseys, trophies and professional coaching from some of the UK’s top...

Friday 4 June 2021

[SOLD OUT] Deco

Deco move within their own lane. Blurring the line between timeless 80’s synth-pop and contemporary discernment, Deco create undeniable bops with a bite.  *This is a socially distanced seated event*

Friday 28 May 2021

[CANCELLED] NZCA LINES

*CANCELLED* The solo musical venture for Michael Lovett who has previously played guitar/synthesiser on Christine and the Queens’ recorded material – and has performed live as part of Metronomy.

Friday 4 December 2020

Unknown Era – Online Stream

One of Nottingham’s finest acts play a special streamed show for you to watch online, filmed live at Metronome. They will play a mix of their debut album tracks and some extra Christmas treats.

Wednesday 26 August

[POSTPONED] Sports Team

*POSTPONED* This show will be rescheduled to a date in 2021. If you have booked tickets, Rough Trade Nottingham will be in touch via email asap to confirm the new 2021 date.

Tuesday 23 June 2020

[POSTPONED] Sports Team

*POSTPONED* Rough Trade Nottingham are very excited to present this Sports Team album-launch show, with a full band live performance.

Sunday 24 May 2020

NOTTSTOPPING digital festival

We are thrilled to be bringing you some performances online as part of Nottstopping festival. We are streaming lots of brilliant music and industry talks kindly donated by the talented musicians and speakers.

Saturday 23 May 2020

NOTTSTOPPING digital festival

We are thrilled to be bringing you some performances online as part of Nottstopping festival. We are streaming lots of brilliant music and industry talks kindly donated by the talented musicians and speakers.

Thursday 30 April 2020

[POSTPONED] Gary Bartz & Maisha

*POSTPONED* It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform our upcoming UK and European tour is postponed due to Coronavirus crisis. We are working closely with our team to reschedule these dates...

Friday 13 March 2020

Circa Waves

Rough Trade presents… Circa Waves ‘Sad Happy’ album release show. Due to popular demand a second earlier show has been added. (Earlier show Doors 17.30/ Performance 19:00)

Wednesday 11 March 2020

CRS Presents… ‘Mental’

Featuring live music from Community Recording Studio artists and hosted by Scorzayzee, ‘Mental’ is a night dedicated to keeping the conversation alive surrounding mental health.

Saturday 7 March 2020

JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for a hilarious night with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Emmanuel Sonubi,  Ryan Cullen and Nick Page   (Later 8.30pm show)

Friday 28 February 2020

Etta Bond

OnPoint presents the British urban-soul vocalist inspired by greats like Jill Scott and Billie Holiday.

Thursday 27 February 2020

Portico Quartet

Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet bring their jazz, electronica, ambient music and minimalism to Metronome as they debut new music.

Friday 21 February 2020

[SOLD OUT] My Pet Fauxes

The indie pop/rock band from Nottingham have been described as “one of the finest live acts around”. Join us for their biggest headline show to date.

Wednesday 12 February 2020

[SOLD OUT] Oh Wonder

Rough Trade presents…Oh Wonder at Metronome, celebrating the release of their new album ‘No One Else Can Wear Your Crown’, released 7th February via Island.

Thursday 6 February 2020

Georgie

With a rich Americana soul sound, Georgie has supported the likes of Jake Bugg and Blossoms resulting in songwriters all over the world wanting to work with her including the legendary Matthew E White who...

Monday 27 January 2020

Twin Atlantic

Rough Trade Nottingham are very excited to present this Twin Atlantic album-launch show, with a live performance on Monday 27 January 2020.

Friday 17 January 2020

[SOLD OUT] Mura Masa

Rough Trade Nottingham are very excited to present this Mura Masa album-launch show, with a live performance on Friday 17th January 2020.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Confetti Live

A free gig featuring upcoming local talent featuring Near Mrs, Unified Roots, Josh Turner, Grace Baker and more.

Friday 29 November 2019

[SOLD OUT] The Comet is Coming

Mercury prize nominated The Comet is Coming bring their incredible live show to Metronome. Featuring Shabaka Hutchings on Sax, the vibrant act have been championed by BBC 6 Music, Pitchfork and the Guardian.

Friday 15 November 2019

Celestial – Paul K Joyce

Ivor Novello award-winning composer premieres his moving and powerful new work: CELESTIAL – songs and words inspired by the poems of Johnnie Douglas-Pennant. Featuring the voice of Michael Sheen.

Saturday 9 November 2019

JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Mark Simmons, Adam Staunton, Noel James and Diane Spencer

Friday 8 November 2019

Led Bib

Jazz Steps presents Led Bib, whose boundary stretching rock jazz earned them a Mercury Prize nomination. They will be performing a new music and film project ‘It’s Morning’ complete with visuals.

Monday 4 November 2019

[SOLD OUT] The Delines

Cosmic Americana presents The Delines.
Country meets soul and makes a new sweet golden sound, receiving support from Uncut and Q magazine ★★★★ Q ★★★★Uncut

Sunday 3 November 2019

Rhymes Against Humanity

Rhymes Against Humanity is the Midlands’ highly acclaimed improvised musical. No scripts, no pre-prepared tunes. Just a non-stop joyride of musical hilarity that’s all being created in the moment.

Friday 1 November 2019

Children of Zeus

Soulful beats and lyrics from one of the UK’s most loved hip hop groups project featuring Konny Kon & Tyler Daley. OnPoint presents

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Dustbowl Revival

Dustbowl Revival are an eight-piece Americana Soul band from Venice, CA Known for their joyous live shows. Expect a modern soul sound with their mixture of New Orleans sounds, a little blues, and roots-rock. DHP...

Saturday 26 October 2019

Haelos

HÆLOS trip hop/electronic music has been been played on the radio worldwide from LA to Australia. Not only did the  hit #1 on Hype Machine but they’ve also received strong support from Zane Lowe and Annie...

Friday 25 October 2019

Flamingods

Flamingods fuse Western psychedelia, jazz and indie with music from the East. Championed by the Guardian and BBC 6 Music, the band create a potent sound of ‘Exotic Psychedelia’.

Thursday 24 October 2019

BBC Music Introducing

BBC Introducing returns at Metronome to give you access to the best live and local music, for free. The show will be recorded for radio broadcast.  More details soon.  Discover the best new act here.

Saturday 19 October 2019

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Steve Harris, Jacob Hawley, Rob Rouse and Pete Otway. 

Monday 14 October 2019

Skinny Pelembe

Skinny Pelembe has been tipped by The Observer and featured on BBC 6 Music’s A list. Debut album ‘Dreaming is Dead’ released on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label is unwaveringly cool afro psychedelic soul music.

Postponed

[POSTPONED] BricYard

BricYard gives the best locally-based DJs across the East Midlands the platform they deserve. On this particular event expect house, techno and garage.

Thursday 10 October 2019

Circle of Light – Album launch

The Circle of Light project has produced over 30 tracks from pop to hip hop to soul and all done with the help of established Nottingham musicians and producers working alongside newer practitioners.

Monday 30 September 2019

Manu Delago Ensemble

Pioneer of the hand pan and Grammy nominee Manu Delago (known for drumming with Bjork) plays with a live band featuring eight talented musicians, performing songs from the new album ‘Circadian’.

Friday 27 September 2019

Sarathy Korwar

Sarathy Korwar (Ninja Tune, Leaf Label) fuses jazz, hip hop and Indian classical to such great effect the Guardian gave him a 4 star review. Fans include Four Tet, Gilles Peterson and Shabaka Hutchings who...

Thursday 26 September 2019

Camp Cope

Camp Cope are an alternative rock trio who are coming all the way from Melbourne, Australia to play their first Nottingham show. Expect cathartic singalongs and a renewed urge to dismantle the patriarchy. Fan Club...

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Ferris and Sylvester

‘A masterpiece of Brit Folk.” Music that sits somewhere between Jack White and First Aid Kit with rave reviews from Rolling Stone, the Guardian and Robert Plant. Do not miss their infectious live show.

Friday 13 September 2019

Queer Noise Club #2

LGBTQ+ CLUBNIGHT: Live experimental electronic and techno performances with amazing visuals. Safe space policy regardless of race, gender, sexuality or ability. Featuring Ifeoluwa, Iceboy Violet, Annie Tådne and Diessa.

Thursday 18 July 2019

Rise Up! YMCA / CRS / Send

RISE UP! Marks the second collaboration between YMCA Digital, Community Recording Studio and the SEND Project. Showcasing a night of Nottingham’s next generation of creative talent.

Friday 28 June 2019

[SOLD OUT] Lemn Sissay

A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed one-man play ‘Something Dark’. Lemn Sissay has just been awarded the PEN Pinter prize so this is one not to miss. Farmyard presents

Sunday 12 May 2019

Nexus Film Festival

Nexus, the East Midlands Film Network are hosting their first ever short film festival. The all-day event will showcase films from all genres: drama, comedy, horror, animation and more.

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Lisa O’Neill

Lisa O’Neill’s latest record was featured in the Guardian’s top albums of 2018 list. It was described as a modern folk masterpiece. This promises to be a beautiful show from one of Ireland’s most original...

Friday 19 April 2019

The Invisible Orchestra

Huge line-up as always featuring The Invisible Orchestra and special guests Mr Switch, Bunkerpop, Babar Luck and BIG SEXY. Expect projections, a top spec sound-system and so much more at Metronome on Good Friday 19...

Saturday 13 April 2019

Rhymes against Humanity

Rhymes Against Humanity is the Midlands’ highly acclaimed improvised musical. No scripts, no pre-prepared tunes.  Just a non-stop joyride of musical hilarity that’s all being created in the moment.

Thursday 4 April 2019

Confetti Live

Confetti Live at Metronome is a free gig featuring some of Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies best up and coming talent.

Friday 22 March 2019

Group Listening

‘Group Listening’ rework electronic classics by the likes of Brian Eno and Arthur Russell on clarinet and piano. The pieces tread the overlap between classical and experimental music evolving into something supremely poignant and new.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Women in Music

Women in Music is back for another evening of panels, discussions and networking to address the gender imbalance in the music industry. Ticket money is donated to Equation, a Notts charity dedicated to ending domestic...

Monday 11 March 2019

Feel the Beat PRO #6 – Artist Development

Metronome’s monthly ‘Feel the Beat’ panel gives insight into the music business- with a different topic each time! This month ‘Artist Development’ is the key topic. Discussed by Jamie Nelson (BMG), Diane Young and Charlie...