Nottingham Music Hub: Saturday

Nottingham Music Service: Bands, ensembles, solo artists, competition finalists, city schools and staff from NMS’s Band Factory, Robin Hood Youth Orchestra (RHYO), Noise from the Next Generation, Sing City and more

Saturday 23rd May (please note timings are approximations)

 

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11am-12pm

NMS: RHYO Kopanica. An incredible lockdown recording of extremely intricate Bulgarian piece of music in 11/16 time!

Nottingham Music Service (NMS) If Every Child Could. Charity single produced by NMS written and performed by children and young people in Nottingham.

NMS: Band Factory The first of two lockdown sets by Band Factory’s Matthew Baggaley. Watch set 2 on Sunday

UFO set 1 A pop-up orchestra dedicated to breaking down barriers between musical styles and providing a high-quality alternative to traditional orchestral experiences. Set 1 features a full orchestral lockdown recording of the theme from UFO by Barry Gray, Natalie Duncan’s ‘Get Right’ and Porgy and Bess performed at the Hockley Hustle 2019

YCA set 1 including footage from finalists Super Furniture, Bria Buxton and a DJ set by MOZE. Since 2009, Nottingham’s Young Creative Awards has been an annual fixture in the city’s calendar: a big, bright burst of originality; inspiring, supporting and celebrating young creative talent in Nottingham. Over 4,000 entries, nearly 300 awards. Nurturing and inspiring Nottingham’s next generation of musicians, performers, designers, writers and innovators. 

12pm-1pm

NMS The Songwriter Sessions: ROB.GREEN Watch his brand new single ‘Life Goes On’ and hear him chat song writing and careers in music. Full performance set to follow on Sunday.

NMS: Staff Set 1 Lockdown recordings from staff members at Nottingham Music Service including a beautiful version of ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ dedicated to the NHS and key worker

NMS: RHYO Set 1. The phenomenal Robin Hood Youth Orchestra perform ‘Dr Who’ at the Albert Hall, ‘Powerhouse’ at Light Night 2020 and invite us to take a look at the awe-inspiring ‘Great Orchestra Experiment’

CRS Performance by Nat. Tippyvshummanity is a human hailing from Community Recording Studios, his ‘music’ centres entirely around ants and their various habitats, he often watches them to inspire greatness within himself. Make of that what you will, but it’s sure to be great!

1pm-2pm

NMS: Sing City Beautiful performances by competition winner Caitlin McDonnell who performs her own songs which were composed since lockdown, and finalist Tia Pendlebury who gives us gorgeous renditions of Back to Black and Stand By Me

NMS: RHYO Individual performances by some talented young people from RHYO, including a piece by Chopin

NMS: Schools An amazing and moving split screen performance of Tequila performed by children of key workers who are still in school, their fabulous school teachers, and NMS staff

NMS: Schools The result of an Easter Challenge where city children were asked to submit a video singing or dancing along with NMS charity single ‘if Every Child Could’. Beautiful and heart-warming!

NMS: Schools Mr Peel from Claremont primary school plus NMS staff and friends perform a fabulous version of ‘California Dreaming’

NMS: Schools Nottingham Academy Primary have allowed us access to ‘World Uke Day’! What’s not to like!

NMS: Noise From the Next Generation A set by much loved NNG finalists HarveyLeo, and The Project who have recorded as a band while in lockdown

2pm-3pm

Nusic Set 1 Footage of the Noise from the Next Generation competition winners on the Rock City mainstage at the Future Sound of Nottingham finals, and the Future Session podcasts.  Featuring Tilly Greentree and Short Weekends

UFO Set 2 The pop-up orchestra returns featuring Nina Smith, Alfie Sharp and a performance of Duke Ellington’s Oclupaca

NMS The Songwriter Sessions: Alfie Sharp Following a magnificent performance with UFO, Alfie Sharp performs new single ‘Let Me Down Easy’ from home. Alfie will be interviewed on Sunday’s stage

NMS: Band Factory Performances by singer-songwriter Ellie Stainsby including an incredible cover of Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ from a show at Peggy’s Skylight

3pm-4pm

NMS: Band Factory and Sing City A beautiful collaborative performance of ‘We’ll Meet Again’ by singers from Band Factory and Sing City 

YCA Set 2 featuring a set by YCA winner Re Teu and a self-portrait commission from artist Lucy Moult 

NMS: RHYO Set 2 – Performances by the Robin Hood Youth Orchestra at the Albert Hall, Light Night and in Germany including a magnificent version of Live and Let Die

NMS: RHYO Individual performances by members of the orchestra including Shostakovich 

NMS The Songwriter Sessions: Louis Croft Indie/Folk Singer Songwriter and Band Factory alumni Louis Croft has been featured extensively on local radio by BBC Introducing and also been played on BBC Radio 2. He performs a set here, and you can catch him again on Sunday with footage of him playing the Rock City main stage

4pm-5pm

Cathedral Music Stunningly beautiful performances of Tantum Ergo and Surrexit Pastor Bonus recording during lockdown

NMS: Robin Hood Youth Choir Choir lead Ellie Martin’s composition of ‘Corona Loner’, a humorous insight into the life of lockdown alone…

Skratcher UK Civil War: It’s all-out war!!! 3 Skratcher chapters (Bradford, Manchester, Nottingham) face off, head to head, toe to toe in the first ever Skratcher UK-Civil War, on-line DJ battle. Friend against friend, brother against brother, put their allegiances aside and go to war. No quarter given, no compromise. Let battle commence! 

SEND AKADEEKAY & Maugz perform as representatives from SEND. The SEND Project is a community arts organisation based in Sneinton, Nottingham, providing workshops, courses and bespoke projects to young people and vulnerable adults across the East Midlands via outreach work, or through projects run from our modern studio facility at the Greenway Centre. 

Nusic Set 2 Featuring winners from NMS’ Noise of the Next Generation competition The Chase and Kelsey Shaw 

5pm-6pm

NMS: Staff Set 2 Performances from NMS staff members including insights into presenter Claire’s life on stage and music video, an incredible string lockdown recording of System of a Down’s ‘Lonely Day’, and a spectacular performance by The Invisible Orchestra

NMS The Songwriter Sessions: THePETEBOX A set by this solo performer, musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose pioneering live show has ignited audiences across the world. Watch his interview on Sunday

UFO Set 3 Noted for his soul, reggae, and blues influenced vocal style, Liam performs his single ‘Love My Neighbours’ here with UFO at Hockley Hustle. Also featuring a rousing rendition of Elbow’s One Day Like This. 

NMS: RHYO Kopanica. Another chance to watch this incredible lockdown recording of this extremely intricate Bulgarian piece of music in 11/16 time!

NMS: Schools Tequila. Revisit this combination of school children, their teachers, and NMS Staff recorded while in lockdown. Go on, it’ll make you cry!

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When:

All Weekend

Who:

Nottingham Music Hub

What:

A selection of awesome from Music Hub

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NMS: RHYO

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Nottingham Music Service (NMS)

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NMS: Band Factory

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UFO set 1

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YCA set 1

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NMS The Songwriter Sessions: ROB.GREEN

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NMS: Staff Set 1

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NMS: RHYO Set 1

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CRS

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NMS: Sing City

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NMS: RHYO

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NMS: Schools

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NMS: Schools

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NMS: Noise From the Next Generation

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Nusic Set 1

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UFO Set 2

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NMS The Songwriter Sessions: Alfie Sharp

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NMS: Band Factory

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NMS: Band Factory and Sing City

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YCA Set 2

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NMS: RHYO

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NMS: RHYO

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NMS The Songwriter Sessions: Louis Croft

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Cathedral Music

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NMS: Robin Hood Youth Choir

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Skratcher UK Civil War

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Nusic Set 2

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NMS: Staff Set 2

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NMS The Songwriter Sessions: THePETEBOX

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UFO Set 3

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NMS: RHYO

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NMS: Schools

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