Event Archive

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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!

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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.

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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*

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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 genre.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 of less than a year.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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!!! (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 down and dance. *Discounts apply*

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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.

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Matt Maltese

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

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[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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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*

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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*

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CRS Live

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Just the Tonic live at Metronome

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.

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[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.

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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.

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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*

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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.

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[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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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*

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[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 sound and RTO Sound

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Maverick Sabre

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

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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*

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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*

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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Panchiko

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

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[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*

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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*

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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*

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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.

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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.

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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*

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*

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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*

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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*

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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*

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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.

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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.

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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*

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Courtney Marie Andrews

The acclaimed US singer, songwriter, poet and musician  will be promoting her GRAMMY nominated album 'Old Flowers'. It was released to widespread critical acclaim in August 2020.

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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, get ready for a colossal show.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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Wigflex City Festival

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

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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*

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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.

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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.

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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 6 Music. *Discounts Apply*

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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 apply*

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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.

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[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.

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[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.

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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.

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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 esports teams.

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[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*

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[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.

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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.

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[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.

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[POSTPONED] Sports Team

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

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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.

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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.

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[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 for the Autumn.

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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)

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[Postponed] Danez Smith

Nottingham Creative Writing Hub and Five Leaves Bookshop presents the Black, Queer and Poz writer from America. Unfortunatley this event has been postponed.

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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.

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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)

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Etta Bond

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

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Portico Quartet

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

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[SOLD OUT] My Pet Fauxes

[SOLD OUT] 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.

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[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.

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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 recorded her debut single. DHP

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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.

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[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.

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Confetti Live

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

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JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Andrew Lawrence, Lauren Pattison, Tom Taylor and Barry Dodds

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[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.

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JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Mike Newall, Sarah Keyworth, Dane Baptiste and Daisy Earl

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JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Steve Shanyaski, Gareth Waugh, Tom Deacon and Mike Cox

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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.

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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

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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.

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[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

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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.

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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

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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 presents

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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 Mac. DHP presents 

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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’.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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[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.

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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.

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JUST THE TONIC COMEDY CLUB

Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Tom Binns performing as Ivan Brackenbury , Julian Deane and Dave Longley. 

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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'.

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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 have all collaborated with him.

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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 Presents

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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.

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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.

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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.

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[SOLD OUT] Lemn Sissay

[SOLD OUT] 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

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Hello Thor Records – 10th Birthday weekender

Hello Thor Records are throwing two almighty parties to celebrate 10 years as a record label. So far the line-up features a tribute to February Montaine (ft Sam Potter, Late of the Pier), Haiku Salut, FISTS and many more.

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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.

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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 singer songwriters.

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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 April 2019.

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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.

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Nintendo Nottingham: 6th Birthday Meet

Join the Nintendo Nottingham group as they celebrate their 6th birthday- and you could get to the UK finals of the European Smash Ball Team Cup! Expect videogames, crafts contest and a mega raffle. All for free.

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Confetti Live

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

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The Television Workshop presents…Wendy and Peter Pan

A family experience not to be missed - The Televison Workshop’s brilliant theatre production ‘Wendy and Peter Pan’. The much-loved story of Peter Pan is excitingly reimagined. There’s all the old favourites – but with a fresh twist.

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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.

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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 abuse.

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 Rapino.

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Gamer, Gamer

Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become the Games master. Face-offs, rants and the minimum necessary actual physical violence - with different guests every show!

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BBC Introducing

BBC Introducing, Confetti and Metronome partner up to showcase the best local music, mixed live by BBC Radio 1's senior live producer Andy Rogers! This edition features Don't Forget Rupert, Soft Girls and Boys Club, Nactus Kunan and BRIA.

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NUSIC Academy workshop – Radio

NUSIC helps Nottingham musicians get their music wherever they want it to go. Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1) , Sophie K (Kerrang!) and James Farrelly (Sony Music UK) will advise you on how to get your music on the radio.

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Don Letts

Join us as we explore the unique career of Don Letts, with the man himself. The iconic DJ, BBC 6 Music presenter and film maker has worked with the likes of Bob Marley, the Sex Pistols and The Clash. Do not miss!

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GameCity Nights – Starting Up!

Special guest Katie Nelson, CEO of Blueprint Games joins us to talk about start-ups and their awesome new project ‘Billie Bust-Up’.  A unique insight into what it's REALLY like to start your own videogame company.

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Confetti live at Metronome

Confetti Live at Metronome is a free gig featuring some of Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies best up and coming talent. This one features Bucarra, Marty and The Frantics, and the first 100 Confetti students get a free drink!

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DHP presents…Beth Rowley

With taster track ‘Forest Fire’ – co-written with Ron Sexsmith - putting her back on the radar and picking up daytime play at 6music, Beth Rowley is ready to step back into the spotlight.  

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Feel the Beat PRO #5 – Artist Panel

Join us for the second Feel the Beat Q&A of the year. This time it’s over to the artists. Daisy Godfrey and Aja will both be on the panel to discuss their experiences of the music industry offering tips and words of wisdom.

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Nintendo Nottingham at Metronome

Nintendo Nottingham is excited to be working with the Metronome to bring you all awesome gaming fun with like minded people. This event will be special as we will be focusing on the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch.

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GameCityFights : The Christmas Special

GameCityNights is delighted to welcome Boneloaf, creators of the beloved brawler Gang Beasts for their debut appearance. This is your chance to learn some of the secrets of its creation, its future and take part in the obligatory

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Luke Wright

SPOKEN WORD: Award winner Luke Wright is one of the UK's leading stand-up poets. “Brilliant script … sheer linguistic virtuosity and sweaty magnetism.” ★★★★ Time Out

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Game City Nights

Videogames’ favourite night out settles in at Metronome for its regular monthly slot. This month’s special guests include Shedworks, creators of the much anticipated ‘Sable’ and industry legend Ian Livingstone!

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Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

This sublime, critically-acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians – Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita – delivers a stunning exhibition of musicianship.

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The Breath

Alt- folk The Breath is guitarist Stuart McCallum (The Cinematic Orchestra), and Irish singer Ríoghnach Connolly. "Raw, soulful, often mesmeric, richly textured and lushly constructed...versatile persuasive vocals."- Mojo

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Anchorsong

Anchorsong has become globally recognised for his unique live shows described as "like watching a painter drawing on a whitecanvas", as he creates electronic music completely live using a sampler and keyboard.

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Acid Mothers Temple

A psychedelic band encompassing everything from drone, acid-folk to acapella. “Part Can, part Hawkwind, part metal monsters and entirely formidable live.” The Guardian

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Industry Weekender Boot Camp

In partnership with ScreenSkills*, we are excited to offer a free two-day course delivered by the best producers, writers, directors and formidable industry professionals. If you’re 21 or over, not in full-time education and interested

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BCUC

BCUC -indigenous funk and high-energy performances that have fast-made them one of South Africa’s most successful musical exports. "Without a doubt the best live act I saw in 2017" - Gilles Peterson, BBC 6 Music

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Game City Nights

It’s been a while, but videogames’ night out is BACK! Special guests, a live band, competitions, surprises and lots of videogames are in store as GameCityNights moves into its new regular home at Metronome.

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Arun Ghosh

The British-Asian jazz clarinet player and composer is well known for an innovative take on traditional Indian music. "A sonic space where Alice Coltrane meets Spiritualized, ADF and The Velvet Underground.” Rhythm Passport

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Women in Music

Women In Music returns for another evening of panels, talks and networking to address the gender imbalance in the music industry. The evening will offer advice to those who want to pursue a career in music.

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[SOLD OUT] The Invisible Orchestra

The Invisible Orchestra is a 16-piece ensemble combining soul, latin, deep funk and jazz with huge orchestral sweeps. “Makes Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra look like a skiffle band in comparison.”– The Guardian

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David Buckingham

Superb guitarist David Buckingham joins the best musicians and dancers he has met during his time in Spain. The result is exciting and fresh fusing flamenco with blues and contemporary styles.