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Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
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Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
24 June 2016
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Cafe.Bar to celebrate the wonderful diversity of live music in Nottingham as part of National Refugee Week 2016.
Joseph Knight
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Joseph Knight
17 June 2016
At the age of 16, Joseph Knight has already established himself as a rising star of Nottingham’s music scene, playing Nottingham’s Hockley Hustle two years in a row,...
Seas Of Mirth
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Seas Of Mirth
10 June 2016
Nautical rockers Seas Of Mirth have been causing quite the ruckus at shows and festivals across the UK and Europe over the last few years. A nine-strong crew, their...
The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
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The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
03 June 2016
In December 1977 Punk band Jet Bronx and The Forbidden featuring Loyd Grossman reached No. 49 in the UK singles chart with “Ain’t Doin’ Nothing”. Fast...
The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
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The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
27 May 2016
Bringing their unique sound to Nottingham Contemporary, The Elephant Men are made up of some of the finest touring musicians currently residing in Nottingham, including...
Austerity Cafe
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Austerity Cafe
20 May 2016
An evening where lyricism meets musicality, as a gathering of troubadours present tales from the here and now, days gone by and times to come.
Stravinsky on the pianola by Rex Lawson
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Stravinsky on the pianola by Rex Lawson
14 May 2016
The world's foremost exponent of the pianola, and University of Nottingham alumnus, plays a concert inside Gallery 2 using the pianola which is part of Simon...
Matt Henshaw
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Matt Henshaw
13 May 2016
Matt Henshaw is a music machine. Playing 500 shows in little over 18 months through 7 different countries, his hard work, honest songwriting and voice that has been...
WorldService Project & Zeitgeist
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WorldService Project & Zeitgeist
29 April 2016
Celebrating the release of their third album, in-your-face jazz extraordinaires WorldService Project take to the Nottingham Contemporary stage as part of their national...
The Whistling Orchestra Performance
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The Whistling Orchestra Performance
25 April 2016
Artist Emma Smith presents an orchestral score based on whistles, hums and songs from the history of music at work in Nottingham.
Unknown Era
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Unknown Era
22 April 2016
A high voltage mix of catchy reggae, flowing hip hop mc-ing, screaming blues guitar solos, funky horn riffs, smooth soulful vocals with elements of Ska, Rock and Gypsy....
Bowman & Hull
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Bowman & Hull
15 April 2016
Bowman & Hull are a duo who compose and perform songs in a rhythm and blues style. With electric and acoustic guitars, vocals and a dash of harmonica, they deliver...
INFL National Tour
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INFL National Tour
08 April 2016
As part of an I'm Not From London Nationwide tour, four bands from different cities will be performing in the Café.Bar to forge links around the country.This event will...
Paper Plane Crash with I AM LONO & The Cusp
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Paper Plane Crash with I AM LONO & The Cusp
07 April 2016
Celebrating the release of their new single, Paper Plane Crash and friends are set to entertain Cafe.Bar.Live.Paper Plane Crash
Anchorsong
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Anchorsong
01 April 2016
Celebrating his new album to be released on legendary independent label Tru Thoughts, Japanese born Anchorsong comes to the Cafe.Bar for a rare free entry show of...
Manière des Bohémiens
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Manière des Bohémiens
26 March 2016
Manière des Bohémiens play energetic and improvised Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli influenced Gypsy Jazz and Eastern European swing. They are the most debauched,...
Phenomenal Women
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Phenomenal Women
12 March 2016
To celebrate International Women's Month, Cultural Vibrations present Phenomenal Women, an evening of live music, poetry, dance and thought.Featuring Parisa...
London Sinfonietta – Masters of Minimalism
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London Sinfonietta – Masters of Minimalism
02 March 2016
 Less is definitely more in this evening of classic minimalism, performed by the world renowned London Sinfonietta. Setting the scene with Steve Reich’s...
Burlington Jazz
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Burlington Jazz
27 February 2016
Burlington Jazz bring you the classic sounds of Gershwin alongside contemporary jazz, jazz funk and blues.
J Littles, Lowrie, Space City & What's Mahmood
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J Littles, Lowrie, Space City & What's Mahmood
20 February 2016
Phlexx presents their first show of 2016 - a free entry night of live music and art. With a blend of live Hip Hop, new musical acts, soulful acoustic music and more!
The Madeline Rust, No Nothings & Diablo Furs
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The Madeline Rust, No Nothings & Diablo Furs
13 February 2016
Local record label I'm Not From London present a night of distorted rock 'n' roll with three up and coming bands from Nottingham and beyond.The Madeline RustTheir name is...
UJahm
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UJahm
30 January 2016
UJahm are a Nottingham based reggae band. Expect roots, with flavours of ska, dub and dancehall."The music is reminiscent of old school reggae but the band have their own...
Free For All verse play
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Free For All verse play
27 January 2016
A new free school sets a town's parents at loggerheads over the one thing that really matters to them: their children's future. 
Eastern Bloc Disco with UrBororo
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Eastern Bloc Disco with UrBororo
16 January 2016
To celebrate the opening weekend of Monuments Should Not Be Trusted and expand on the display of Eastern Bloc 7” records in his exhibition in the Small Collections...
Bamalamasingsong
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Bamalamasingsong
31 December 2015 - 01 January 2016
Sold out online - a limited number of tickets available on the door tonight from 8.30pm. I'm Not From London presents Bamalamasingsong New Year's Eve...
Under The Christmas Tree
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Under The Christmas Tree
19 December 2015
Ding dong merrily on high! Nottingham's premiere acoustic promoters are back to celebrate the Christmas season with a line up set to blow your stockings off! As always...
Danai  Anesiadou Performance
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Danai Anesiadou Performance
11 December 2015
As the closing act in the lifecycle of her installation, Danai Anesiadou invites Miss Saturation, a digital heroin to discuss social mysteries and colourful realities in...
Nine Lives
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Nine Lives
08 December 2015
 Leeds Studio in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse presents Nine Lives, a theatre piece directed by Alex Chisholm, written by Zodwa Nyoni and performed by...
Phlexx Records Present: The Afterdark Movement & Friends
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Phlexx Records Present: The Afterdark Movement & Friends
05 December 2015
Phlexx Records take over Cafe.Bar.Live to bring you the best of Nottingham's urban entertainment, featuring:
LA Priest
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LA Priest
20 November 2015
LA PRIEST is a project from reclusive electronic musician Sam Dust.

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