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Live music in Nottingham


Music is always better live. Nottingham boasts a variety of live music venues featuring up-and coming-artists and established names. Live music can also be found in bars and restaurants around the city.

Posted: Aug 2023

Rock City

Putting Nottingham on the map since 1980, Rock City is a legendary venue in the UK, hosting the best live acts and unbeatable club nights.

8 Talbot St, Nottingham NG1 5GG

The Albert Hall

Conference and concert venue situated close to the centre of the city, with some spectacular turn-of-the century architecture.

Derby Rd, Nottingham NG1 5AA

The Malt Cross

A Grade II listed Victorian music hall with a bar, restaurant and offering regular live events as well as tours in the caves.

16 St James's St, Nottingham NG1 6FG

Peggy's Skylight

Live jazz bar and cafe with a Middle Eastern dining experience inspired by Duke Ellington's trip from New York to Damascus.

3 George St, Nottingham NG1 3BH

The Bodega

Venue for gigs by rising musicians, nightclub with themed music nights and bar with a beer garden.

23 Pelham St, Nottingham NG1 2ED


A 400-capacity live performance venue for music gigs, poetry, comedy, film.

Marco Island, Huntingdon St, Nottingham NG1 1AP

Raglan Road Irish Bar

Modern Irish Bar in the city of Nottingham showing major sports! Massive rugby, football & GAA games, live music & DJ , open mic nights & trad Irish sessions 4 nights a week. Food served all day, friendly staff and rave reviews.

69-73 Derby Rd, Nottingham NG1 5BA

Revolucion de Cuba

Get a taste of Cuba in Nottingham and enjoy dining, drinking and live music all housed in a beautiful listed building in the heart of Nottingham.

26-28 Market St, Nottingham NG1 6HW

Foremans Bar

Punk as – and also Nottingham's smallest live venue and best music bar.

13-15 Forman St, Nottingham NG1 4AA

Rescue Rooms

450-capacity live music venue and nightclub, featuring the best new bands, inspired designs, bar, and two secluded smoking terraces.

Masonic Pl, Goldsmith St, Nottingham NG1 5LB

Tap & Tumbler

The Tap 'N' Tumbler is a traditional pub and a home of Rock 'n' Roll and Alternative Rock with regular live music. It serves quality Real Ale and a wide range of whiskies.

33 Wollaton St, Nottingham NG1 5FW

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