Preview: Hockley Hustle – Full MEGA preview – Part 2

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So, we’re back with part 2 of our Hockley Hustle MEGA preview, if you haven’t yet seen yesterday’s first part you can check it out here, today we’re covering another ten stages taking part in Sundays MASSIVE festival, among them the huge goings on at Broadway and Nottingham Contemporary.

Friday and Saturday will see the final two parts of this, which is by far the biggest event preview we’ve ever put together.

So, without further adieu, here be part two….


Broadway Cinema – hosted by: Left Lion

The mighty media empire that is Left Lion will, of course, be presenting a cracking stage of live music and from the wonderful location of the Broadway Cinema in the heart of Hockley.

The LL team have put together on heck of a line up, which will be rounded off by DJ SWITCH, recently crowned World DJ Champion, as well as the likes of ONE BOMB, ROB GREEN, NINA SMITH and barbershop group MAJOR OAK.

Full line up: 14.00 – Major Oak, 15.00 – De-Stabilizeers, 16.00 – Ali Bonsai, 17.00 – Bella Diva, 18.00 – Beth Frisby, 19.00 – Frazer Lowrie, 20.00 – Nina Smith, 21.00 – Rob Green, 22.00 – The Swiines, 23.00 – Just James, 00.00 – One Bomb, 01.00 – DJ Switch.


Rob Green

Broadway Cinema, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL

Bunkers Hill – (downstairs) hosted by: Hockley Hustle presents…

Situated at the very end of the Hockley strip, and popular with patrons of the nearby Arena, it has also become a popular part of the local music scene with regular Friday night gigs, generally aimed towards the acoustic genre, and thus there will be a great line up of acoustic acts playing the downstairs at the venue on Sunday.

Among the acoustic acts performing will be GEORGE GADD, ADAM ZAREBA, JAY STACEY, plus alt-rockers VANITY BOX will be on hand to wrap things up.

Full line up: 14.30 – Daniel Scott, 15.15 – Gemma Ingles, 16.00 – Stephanie Cargill, 16.45 – George Gadd, 17.30 – Joe & Mike, 18.15 – Adam Zareba, 19.00 – Hayley Queen, 19.45 – Richard Jenkins, 20.30 – Joseph Knight, 21.15 Jay Stacey, 22.00 – Vanity Box

Bunkers Hill – (upstairs) hosted by: Audacious Face

Upstairs at Bunkers Hill the proceedings will be overseen by Nottingham promoters Audacious Face, headed up by Hannah Larham, these folks are known for putting on great rock and metal shows, as well as being co-organisers of the brilliant Waterfront Festival.

Upstairs will be rocking with the likes of THE DAMN HEAVY, ROYSTON DUXFORD and I AM LONO all taking to the stage.

Full line up: 15.30 – Us Damn Natives, 16.30 – Some Skeletons, 17.30 – The Damn Heavy, 18.30 – Royston Duxford, 19.30 – Ear Vings, 20.30 – I am Lono, 21.30 – Sea Monsters Eyes, 22.30 – Tray Electric

I Am Lono

I Am Lono

Bunkers Hill, 6-38 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FP

Cape – hosted by: Cultural Vibrations

With the aim of uniting all communities through the unity of music Cultural Vibrations, headed up by Rastarella Falade, will be showcasing some of the best soul, jazz, hip hop, reggae, afrofunk and folk from Nottingham.

Among those performing at Cape will be the sensational HARGREAVES sisters, Mobo Award nominated reggae singer RAM1 and the brilliant BLESSING MAGORE.

Full line up: 12.30 – DJ Tom Crew (Reggae Takeover), 13.00 – Phoebe Ball, 14.00 – Monique Henry, 15.00 – The Hargreaves, 16.00 – Salmagundi, 17.00 – MuHa, 18.00 – Ram1, 19.00 – Blessing Magore, 20.00 – Ashmore, 21.00 – Ujahm, 22.00 – Origin One

Cape, 44 Pelham Street, Nottingam, NG1 2EW

Contemporary – hosted by: BBC Introducing

Since opening in 2009 the Nottingham Contemporary has not only established itself as one of the country’s best contemporary art centres but has also become a focal point of the Nottingham culture scene. As well as stunning gallery’s from world renowned artists it has also hosted numerous events including a host of great gigs from Nottingham performers.

It is, therefore, the idea place for Dean Jackson, from BBC Radio Nottingham’s The Beat, to set up the BBC Introducing stage, showcasing some of the breakout talent in the city.

The BBC team have put together a stunning line up featuring a host of performers on the brink of breaking out in the city, from AJA to APRIL TOWERS, HARLEIGHBLU to GALLERY 47 there is plenty to enjoy here.

Full line up: 13.00 – Aja, 14.00 – April Towers, 15.00 – Shelter Point, 16.00 – Ryan Thomas, 17.00 – Georgie, 18.00 – Gallery 47, 19.00 – The Gorgeous Chans, 20.00 – Harleighblu, 21.00 – Amber Run.



Contemporary, Weekday Cross, Nottingham, NG1 2GB

Cross Keys – hosted by: Hockley Hustle presents…..

Tucked away on Byard Lane the Cross Keys is a popular haunt for real ale lovers and fans of traditional style pubs and will offer a nice intimate venue for some chilled out Hockley Hustle entertainment.

Running from the early evening you’ll be able to see the likes of SOL BAISH, 3 EYED FOX and the wonderful TASHA DEAN.

Full line up: 18.00 – Sol Baish, 18.45 – Lauren April, 19.30 – Rosanna Smith O’Brien, 20.15 – 3 Eyed Fox, 21.00 – Tasha Dean, 21.45 – Redwood 58

Cross Keys, 15 Byard Lane, Nottingham, NG1 2GJ

Das Kino – 

Recently opened in the old Cabaret venue on Fletcher Gate Das Kino is a new bar inspired by iconic German cinema and keen to offer something different to the Nottingham public. Despite being so new it’s wasted no time in getting involved in the Hockley Hustle with JOANNA HUDSON and JEANNIE BARTON among those performing.

Full line up: 15.30 – Me & Mr Jones, 16.45 – Joanna Hudson Quartet, 18.00 – Ed Marchewicz, 19.15 – Jeannie Barton, 20.30 – Jazztastic, 21.45 – Ben Martin Quartet

Edin’s Patisserie Bar & Kitchen – hosted by: Adam Peter Smith presents…

One of Nottingham’s finest establishments, Edin’s is a wonderful continental cafe-bar in the heart of Hockley and on Sunday Nottingham singer-songwriter Adam Peter Smith has selected some of his favourite performers to play at the cafe.

Along with Adam himself you’ll be able to catch the likes of LISA DE’VILLE and Injured Birds frontman SAM KIRK.

Full line up: 15.00 – Gavin Bradshaw, 16.00 – Sam Archer, 17.00 – James Preston, 18.00 – Adam Peter Smith, 19.00 – Opie Deino, 20.00 – Lisa De’Ville, 21.00 – Sam Kirk

Edin’s Patisserie Bar & Kitchen, 15 Carlton Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NL

Filthy’s – hosted by: Little Wolf Parade & Buttonpusher

Another reasonably new venue in the heart of the Lace Market Filthy’s offers live music in their downstairs bar and club nights upstairs in ‘The Gypsy Lounge’. For the Hockley Hustle top promoters Buttonpusher have teamed up with performance art group Little Wolf Parade for a mixture of music and art.

There will be a live art performance upstairs from 4pm with live music downstairs from the likes of CHEAP JAZZ and ALRIGHT THE CAPTAIN. Plus it’s just been made known at that DONKEY GO SWIM SWIM, who are set to play at 18.15 are, in fact, none other than A PLASTIC ROSE.

Full line up: 14.30 – Mantis Shrimp, 15.15 – Sinatra, 16.00 – Merricks Tusk, 17.30 – Walking Aida, 17.45 – Cheap Jazz, 18.15 – Donkey Go Swim Swim (A Plastic Rose), 19.00 – Bear Makes Ninja, 19.45 – Alright the Captain, 20.30 – Aeroplane Flies High, 21.30 – United Fruit.

Upstairs from 16.00 – Live Art Dance Off.

Filthy’s, 13-15 Weekday Cross, Nottingham, NG1 2GB

Homemade – hosted by: Homemade presents…

One of Nottingham’s best loved independent cafe, Homemade is warm and friendly with a great menu of homemade foods and fully licensed to sell beers, wines and ciders.

The Homemade team have lined up some great musicians for you to enjoy while having a bite to eat, among them JOHN HARDY, Captain Dangerous frontman ADAM CLARKSON and EMMA BLADON JONES.

Full line up: 13.30 – James Saverio, 14.15 – John Hardy, 15.00 – Adam Clarkson, 15.45 – Felix Mackenzie-Barrow, 16.30 – Heather Flint, 17.15 – Emma Bladon Jones

Adam Clarkson

Adam Clarkson

Homemade, 20 Pelham Street, Nottingham, NG1 2EG

So there you have it, that wraps up part two of our Hockley Hustle MEGA preview, we’ll have part three tomorrow which includes the likes of Jamcafe, Lace Market Square and The Lacehouse.

In the meantime you can still get tickets to the festival for just a TENNER, it’ll be £15 on the day and you’ll have to queue, they can be purchased here and don’t forget to check out the Hockley Hustle website for more information on the festival including the supported charities.


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