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Misfit Fest
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Misfit Fest
11 November 2017
‘They rose from the ashes of modern society’s dreams. The TV dinner generation. Told as children that paper could buy happiness and discovered through life...
Recitatif: Never saying anything at all
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Recitatif: Never saying anything at all
11 November 2017 - 12 November 2017
What if we need new words to build new social and political relation?  Local performers adapt a libretto and musical score by artist Steffani Jemison in...
Coming of Age Book Launch
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Coming of Age Book Launch
25 October 2017
Join us for the launch of the Coming of Age: 1976 and the road to anti-racism and a Q&A with Roger Tanner (local historian), Pushka Lail (Indian Workers...
Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
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Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
20 October 2017
Join us for an evening of theatre and performance, exploring the life and times of Mr. Robeson.
Black History Month Celebration
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Black History Month Celebration
13 October 2017
The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration music event for Black History MonthJoy Mumford
Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
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Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
29 September 2017
A prolific and dedicated street performer with two European tours under his belt, Adam Peter Smith is a local musician based in Nottingham. Following the success of...
Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
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Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
28 September 2017
Learning from the Future is a refection on the unimaginable: in a future beyond the physical and organic, the female cyborg 'Body A', remembers the power of the primitive...
For Dr. A, without whom
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For Dr. A, without whom
27 September 2017
 Join us for the first event of a new performance commission at Nottingham Contemporary by artist Jos Bitelli. For Dr. A, without whom is a conversation with Max...
Rae Morris
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Rae Morris
24 September 2017
Following her triumphant live return at London’s ICA earlier this month, Rae Morris has today announced her first full UK tour in almost 18 months.Last month, Rae...
The Idolins
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The Idolins
21 September 2017
The Idolins are a Nottingham based folk pop act who's sounds stems from the beautiful and heartfelt storytelling of Karen Smalley, delivered by an ear catchingly sweet...
Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
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Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
28 July 2017
Choreographed byKim Bormann / Sarah Butler / Kieran ShannonMusic by Marley Butler Layer Three is a contemporary dance exploration of how we become more truly human.
Speak Back
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Speak Back
23 June 2017
Speak Back is a series of storytelling workshops and public performances that looks at media narratives of global conflict and migration, exploring how these narratives...
Thea Gilmore
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Thea Gilmore
10 June 2017
Furiously individual singer/songwriter and Brit Award 2001 nominee. 'Britain has spawned very few world class female songwriters, but Gilmore is already in a league of...
Stacey McMullen - I Wait EP Launch
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Stacey McMullen - I Wait EP Launch
09 June 2017
Stacey McMullen is a self-taught classical guitarist form Nottingham England. Before music Stacey spent the earlier years of his life dedicated to political activism and...
Remko Scha's The Machines
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Remko Scha's The Machines
02 June 2017
"One of the definitive modern NYC guitar works" (Byron Coley, The Wire 231).Coinciding with his solo exhibition at Nottingham gallery TG, Remko Scha's The Machines will...
Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years
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Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years
26 May 2017
Nottingham Contemporary present a triple bill of guitar based rock and roll, featuring Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years.LoisLois are a four-piece rock and roll band...
Hockley Hustle Presents: Symphonica Ft Mr Switch
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Hockley Hustle Presents: Symphonica Ft Mr Switch
25 May 2017
Symphonica is a brand new project which fuses together two different worlds, the raw power & soul of the Orchestra, and the heavy bass & beats of the DJ.Over the...
Larry B & AJA - Live Music & Exhibition Opening
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Larry B & AJA - Live Music & Exhibition Opening
18 May 2017
You're invitied to the Opening Reception of our Lara Favaretto & Wu Tsang exhibitions followed by two unmissable acts of live music.
Mas Y Mas
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Mas Y Mas
12 May 2017
Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance rhythms and rich vocal...
Inclusion Principle
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Inclusion Principle
05 May 2017
Inclusion Principle are: Martin Archer - electronic keyboards, laptop, saxophones, clarinets, recordersHervé Perez - laptop, saxophonesPeter Fairclough - drums and...
Luke Daniels - Revolve & Rotate
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Luke Daniels - Revolve & Rotate
28 April 2017
Described by Songlines as “a future classic” and by Acoustic Magazine as “an enchanting delight”, BBC award-winning singer and composer, and soloist on Lord of...
Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
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Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
14 April 2017
Phlexx Records presents their 4th Phlexx & Friends - a free entry night of live music, featuring three debut acts to the Phlexx roster.Twin KiddHaving debuted on the...
Nathan Fake
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Nathan Fake
11 April 2017
Nathan Fake’s early interest in the electronic scene came from hearing acts like Aphex Twin and Orbital on the radio and reading about the equipment they used in music...
Reservoir 13 Launch Party
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Reservoir 13 Launch Party
30 March 2017
Jon McGregor launches his first novel in seven years here at Nottingham Contemporary.Reservoir 13 is about a teenage girl who goes missing - and stays missing - in a...
Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
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Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
25 March 2017
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Nottingham Contemporary Cafe.Bar to celebrate the end of International Women's Month with a musical showcase of Phenomenal...
London Sinfonietta Perform Steve Reich and Terry Riley
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London Sinfonietta Perform Steve Reich and Terry Riley
22 March 2017
The seminal minimalist scores of Steve Reich and Terry Riley changed the direction of music in the 1960s. Their skillful use of repetition and slow harmonic rhythms...
SoulDeep Fusion Trio
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SoulDeep Fusion Trio
04 March 2017
SoulDeep Fusion Trio take inspiration from the worlds of funk, soul, jazz fusion and grooves.Veteran drummer, George Grignon has developed this group into one of the East...
I'm Not From London Present Chambers
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I'm Not From London Present Chambers
25 February 2017
I'm Not From London Present a free evening of rock, punk and garage bands to be played loud and in your face!Chambers
Josefin Öhrn and The Liberation
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Josefin Öhrn and The Liberation
24 February 2017
Taking their moniker from the notion of ‘Liberation Upon Hearing In The Between’ from the Tibetan Book Of The Dead, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation took little time to...
Sura Susso Live Performance & Drumming Workshop
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Sura Susso Live Performance & Drumming Workshop
23 February 2017
A night of West African Griot Music with virtuoso kora player, percussionist and singer-songwriter, Sura Susso.Join Sura to celebrate Gambian Independence Day, with...

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