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The Black Queen
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The Black Queen
10 October 2018
A kind of power synth pop trio, the Black Queen began in casual fashion and developed into a full-blown band treated by its members as much more than an extracurricular...
Haiku Salut - Lamp Show Tour
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Haiku Salut - Lamp Show Tour
29 September 2018
For their first two critically acclaimed albums, Derbyshire trio Haiku Salut concerned themselves with interweaving musical genres – finding new ways to combine folk...
Eyre Llew
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Eyre Llew
25 August 2018
Eyre Llew are an ambient-rock trio from Nottingham, UK who have been wowing audiences worldwide since their debut shows back in 2015. Since forming in August...
Church of the Cosmic Skull: Live in Space
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Church of the Cosmic Skull: Live in Space
02 June 2018
 SOLD OUT!  Church of the Cosmic Skull are not only one of the most exciting rock bands in the world today, but also an ever-growing spiritual organization,...
DJ Yoda's History of Gaming
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DJ Yoda's History of Gaming
27 April 2018
SOLD OUT!Immersive visuals. Huge projections. Insane turntable wizardry!
POSTPONED: The Ramonas Live
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POSTPONED: The Ramonas Live
01 March 2018
Due to the ongoing severe weather, The Ramonas has been postponed. For more information, please contact the organizer, Tommy K. 
The Hempolics Live
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The Hempolics Live
23 February 2018
Hempolics are out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music; with their bumping soundsystem bass and a wanderlusty, ineffably real sound all of their own…They...
Reggae Take Over
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Reggae Take Over
10 February 2018
Since 2009 Reggae Take Over have been uplifting the nation with conscious reggae music. Now, we’re taking our annual celebration of Robert Nesta Marley (RIP) on the...
Undead Uprising
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Undead Uprising
18 January 2018
 Book launch with author John Cussans and Wendy Asquith Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex traces the history of racist and xenophobic...
Mutual Recognition Performance
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Mutual Recognition Performance
13 January 2018
Mutual Recognition System (Concerning Max Factor) is a live durational performance that speaks to Max Factor’s cosmetics experiment in 1930 with a new lipstick...
Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
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Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
13 January 2018 - 14 January 2018
“Bluesology is the science of how things feel.”—Gil Scott-HeronNottingham Contemporary is pleased to present Mikrokosmos: Another time, this time, one time, a newly...
BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
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BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
09 January 2018
Verity Sharp hosts this event showcasing local artists working in experimental music genres.Featuring sets from art-rock duo Rattle (twin drumkits and vocals); the Dead...
New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
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New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
31 December 2017 - 01 January 2018
Celebrate with us this NYE as Pop Up Party and Secret Party Projects join forces to bring you an explosive night to see you through to 2018!DJ Line-Up:OPOLOPO
Exhibition Launch Performances
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Exhibition Launch Performances
15 December 2017
As part of the launch of our exhibition From Ear to Ear to Eye, we will be hosting two unique performances concerning language and translations.
I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
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I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
15 December 2017
The most critically acclaimed volume of poetry by Syrian-Brazilian poet Waly Salomão (1943-2003), Algaravias: Echo Chamber takes its title from an entangled history,...
Empty Orchestra Performance
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Empty Orchestra Performance
15 December 2017
Empty Orchestra refers to the origins of the Japanese compound word ‘karaoke’: kara meaning "empty" and ōkesutora for "orchestra".
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
26 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
21 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
14 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
30 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
29 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
28 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
25 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
22 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
29 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
24 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
11 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
10 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...

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