This lot made their name by busking on streets all over the country in 2011 and six years on, the band are making waves in the scene. The four-piece, originating from York, self funded their debut album and a UK tour, before recently signing with Scruff of the Neck. With the backing of BBC Introducing, they've had a lot of radio play of late and even live-streams of their busking sessions to thousands of fans. They'll be tearing The Bodega a new one come Friday night and will be supported by Nottingham's very own Short Weekends and hailing from Cambridge, Tom Lumley. If indie and alternative rock is your thing then roll on down to this duckies, cos it won't disappoint.
Friday 11 August, 7.30pm - 11pm, £8, The Bodega, event link
Rising star, Latmun aka Joe Bradley will be headlining at Stealth nightclub this Friday. Over the last couple of years, the tech house DJ and producer has gone from weekly Stealth resident to international DJ off the back of his great work rate and edgy productions. Latmun has had three top-ten EP releases in the past year or so, on some of the world's biggest record labels, and is constantly on the up. With a massive list of events planned for the rest of the year and beyond, it's safe to say Latmun is one to watch very closely and better still... He's a Notts lad.
Friday 11 August, 10pm - 5am, £5, Stealth Nightclub, event link
Nottingham Food and Drink Festival
Fine cuisine, celebrity chefs, wine tasting... Just a few things to do at the Nottingham Food and Drink Festival. In its fourth year running, this promises to be an event not to be missed for specialist food and drink enthusiasts. Fly down to Wollaton Park for a great two days of culinary fun with food halls, real ales, wine tasting, The Bushtucker Trials, crafts corner, children's entertainment and workshops. We'll definitely be gerrin' our munch on.
Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 August, 10am - 6pm, £3 - £49.95, Wollaton Park, event link
Hellcats! Paisley Sundae + Distant Blue + Studs
There ain't no purring going on round here. I'm Not From London presents Hellcats: a night of grunge, punk and indie rock bands down at Sobar in the city centre. There's no age restriction so head down and enjoy some of the most exciting young bands in the country. Headlining act, Paisley Sundae consist of four lads from Barnsley and they'll be bringing their unique indie rock sound to the stage. Plus, they'll be supported by two of Nottinghams most popular acts, Distant Blue and Studs. It's sure to be a funky-yet-moshy shindig, so get down early. Only a fiver on the door n'all.
Saturday 12 August, 8pm - 11pm, £4 - £5, Sobar, event link
It's A Quid!
Life always feels better when you grab a proper bargain. Even better when it's just a pound. Stroll down to Hopkinson Vintage, Antiques, and Art Centre, where they'll have a range of bric-a-brac, vinyl, clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery and more. On arrival, you pay one shiny british sterling nugget to have a look at the wonderful bits and bobs Hopkinson has to offer. You'll also get a free hot beverage while you browse for your next vintage purchase. Oh, and in case we hadn't already mentioned it... Everything will cost a quid.
Sunday 13 August, 12pm - 5pm, £1, Hopkinson Vintage, event link