Roy Stone Foundation: Bestwood to Hollywood Feat. Doggen’s All Star Live Band
This lot are out there doing their best to support the musical talents of our youf, and help battle the stigma over mental health. For that, we can’t salute them enough. In addition to giving our kids the chance to play their tunes at the Friday Night Project dahn at Southbank City, this weekend they’re proud to present Bestwood to Hollywood, featuring Doggen’s All Star Band plus a line up of other local talent. All proceeds will go towards supporting project in the mental health sector of Nottingham and supporting the young'uns. Keep right on, ducks.
Friday 30 March, 4.30pm-10pm with after party, £11, Rescue Room, event link
Pull It: Dub Friday
Yeah, you heard us. Dub Friday. This years Easter weekend will be off to a cracking start if you underground heads get yoursens down to Market Bar for another night of bangers with our friends at Pull It. One of the most influential artists of the moment is trekking dahn from Glasgow to give you lot a right proper time; we’re expecting big things from yer, Rapture 4D. Jon E Clayface, Curtz and others will be showing their faces to drop a couple a’ beats, too, and rumour has its there’s still some big surprises to be announced. With the party expected to last ‘til 4am, you’ll be pullin’ it all night long.
Friday 30 March, 10pm - 4am, £4 - £5, Market Bar, event link
This city’s been crying out for a Fuzzbox spesh for a while. For a night of garage, surf and psyche, get yoursen to the Bodega on Saturday for some whacked out freakbeats. The I’m Not From London lads are tekin the reins on this one, and the line up they’ve sorted don’t leave a great deal to be desired. Kicking things off are Future Shinjuku, a band who want nowt more than to spread a message of love and unity, followed by gnarly four piece, TV Crime. Finally Avalanche Party will tek to the stage to satisfy our needs for some garage punk.
Saturday 31 March, 7pm, £5.50, The Bodega, event link
Zoo Project X Discotech
For years, the Zoo Project has been spewing out some of the most creative, out-there and wild parties that Ibiza has ever seen. Unless we forked out hundreds of pahnds for a trip to the white island, we were never gonna get a taste of that fun. But luckily for us, the party experts have teamed up with Discotech to bring Notts a special edition of the project. Along with a full jungle transformation, performers and dancers, glitter and face painting, Red Bar will also play host to some Zoo Project Ibiza legends; DJ’s Lee Pennington and Milou. They’ll be joined by Wiggle LDN’s Eddie Richards for a night we’ll never forget. Or probably forget, when we inevitably have one too many.
Saturday 31 March, 8pm, £15.65, Red Bar, event link
Fans of a good headbang, we’ve gorra gig for you. Previous Future Sound of Nottingham winners, Sunset Nebula, are headed to The Chameleon this weekend to play their first Nottingham gig of 2018, and it’s set to be poppin’. Not only have they invited another FSN winner, Super Furniture, to share the stage, they’ve also brought one of their favourite bands all the way from Israel to help widen our musical horizons; Nottingham, meet Magic Pillow Factory. Don’t forget, it’s a bank-holiday, which means most of yer don’t have work in the morning. What a perfect excuse to sink a few extra pints.
Sunday 1 April, 7pm, £5-£8, The Chameleon Arts Cafe, event link
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