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Hockley Hustle
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Hockley Hustle
24 Oct 2010
This year, for the first time, Café Bar Contemporary is doing its thing as part of the Hockley Hustle festival. Playing host to the The Beat on the BBC stage we’ll be...
Hockley Hustle Preview
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Hockley Hustle Preview
23 Oct 2010
Entrance Free, Charity Donations Welcome 8.00pm On Saturday 23 October Nottingham art and culture magazine and website LeftLion have invited some of their favourite...
Jet Collective
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Jet Collective
21 Oct 2010
The JET Collective is the new artist-led network formed in the East Midlands to provide performance opportunities and promote original contemporary jazz by emerging...
Mas Y Mas
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Mas Y Mas
16 Oct 2010
Resident Café Bar Live favorites Mas Y Mas mare back for an evening that is guaranteed to have the whole audience up on their feet to dancing and swinging to their...
Battle of the Bands
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Battle of the Bands
15 Oct 2010
From 7.00pm, free Featuring, Rivals, And Now We Wait, Your Weapons Are Useless, Cavalry, Hit Parade, Nitrox, Nobodys Fool and The Chase. This competition is...
OXJAM Salsa Party
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OXJAM Salsa Party
14 Oct 2010
Oxjam Salsa Party 7pm to midnight Café Bar Contemporary welcomes OXJAM, Oxfam’s month-long music festival. It runs right the way through October with hundreds of...
Urban Art Night Unplugged
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Urban Art Night Unplugged
02 Oct 2010
Café Bar Contemporary 7pm to midnight Entrance Free Alongside Urban Art Night in The Space, Café Bar Contemporary are also hosting a non-ticket full line up of...
Music Exchange Present Souvaris
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Music Exchange Present Souvaris
30 Sep 2010
Music Exchange Live is a series of free and unique gigs featuring unusual bands, experimental music and one off collaborations being launched by The Music Exchange, a...
Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
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Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
25 Sep 2010
Spaceships are Cool & The Bonsai Band From 8.00pm Spaceships are Cool Café.Bar.Contemporary welcome back Spaceships are Cool on Saturday 25th September for the...
Maniere Des Bohemiens
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Maniere Des Bohemiens
11 Sep 2010
Formed in early 2009 through a mutual love of sitting on sofas and improvising, Manière Des Bohémiens play a mix of the french swing popularised by Stephane Grappelli...
Hello Thor Presents Anxieteam
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Hello Thor Presents Anxieteam
28 Aug 2010
Hello Thor Records release, on limited edition picture disc, the debut single by Anxieteam, the brand new musical collaboration between internationally-acclaimed visual...
Inkrument Launch Party
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Inkrument Launch Party
21 Aug 2010
Inkrument – The bright, young fresh out the box purveyors of the finest beats and raps release their debut album – Rrrare!! Inkrument are the result of a musical...
Charles Washington Quintet
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Charles Washington Quintet
07 Aug 2010
The Charles Washington Quintet returns to Cafe.Bar.Live, playing an entertaining mix of soulful ballads, lively swing and latin jazz standards. The band is led by...
Scribal Gathering
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Scribal Gathering
04 Aug 2010
7.00pm to 10.30pm Café Bar Contemporary in association with Left Lion are pleased to present Scribal Gathering – the first of what is hoped to be a bi monthly...
Wholesome Fish
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Wholesome Fish
31 Jul 2010
With a raucous harmony of traditional instruments (fiddle, harmonica, accordion, banjo and guitar) underpinned by a cooking rhythm section, Wholesome Fish create music to...
Zoo - Live Jazz Fusion
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Zoo - Live Jazz Fusion
24 Jul 2010
Cafe Bar Live are delighted to announce that Zoo, BEST JAZZ ARTIST at 2007 New Music Awards will be playing this Saturday 24 July, 8.00pm at Cafe Bar...
Charles Washington Quintet
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Charles Washington Quintet
26 Jun 2010
The Charles Washington Quintet makes its debut at Cafe.Bar.Live, playing an entertaining mix of soulful ballads, lively swing and latin jazz standards. The band is led...
Melting Pot
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Melting Pot
18 Jun 2010 - 24 Sep 2010
Every Friday through the summer the Cafe.Bar.Contemporary terrace will be a ‘Melting Pot’ of music. Our new resident DJ's, Pete Bradley, ‘DJ Fluff’ and friends...
Cafe Du Monde
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Cafe Du Monde
05 Jun 2010
Cafe Du monde is a flaming fusion of acoustic instruments and inspiration gathered from across the world and brought to life by Steve’s near legendary old hand guitar...
Yunioshi
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Yunioshi
29 May 2010
In a year they plan to make their own, Yunioshi is releasing new music, playing mainstream festivals and pushing for more airplay then ever before. “ A brightly,...
The Hot Club
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The Hot Club
17 Apr 2010
Nottingham’s own Hot Club band play ‘Gypsy Jazz’ – incorporating the Swing and Bal Musette traditions of Parisienne style Cafe music, they are also exponents of...
Ed Lamps
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Ed Lamps
03 Apr 2010
Ed Lamps performs his own collection of stylish and catchy songs and beautiful classics. A stylish and refreshing act whose sounds reflect the tastes of modern Europe....

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