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Rock City

8 Talbot Street, Nottingham, England
0115 950 6547
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Ranked #22 of 50 Attractions in Nottingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
33 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We drove up from Birmingham, parked in the nearby car park (unfair rates) and walked into the CIty Hall. sticky floors everywhere. We went on the Sunday and it was the last day of a 3 days Fest. Not much merchandise left, so we moved upstairs, it was busy but not packed. We loved Firetribe Brothers and Autograph because the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If I could give a lower score, I would. Usually, I would not attending this venue, however, as one of my favourite bands weren't playing closer to home I thought I would give it a go, little did I know I would be 1 of 5 people (that I am aware of) to be pick pocketed whilst trying to enjoy... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Yes your feet stick to the floor and yes they keep the air con so cold you can bounce about in full leathers and still stay cool but this place has been buzzing for the three visits I have made. It's a three hour drive for me to get here and there are many closer venues to where I live... More 

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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A lovely sized and laid out hall but let down by a few things. We stood at the top bar in the hall where there was more room but could still see the bands. Even though it wasn't that warm, being October, the air conditioning was blasting out and freezing us. Needless to say we all came down with bad... More 

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Hornsea, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

What a grotty, dirty place!! Ive never been anywhere before like it and won't be going back!! The floors were so sticky, that you had to keep moving your feet, or you'd have been stuck down!! The only thing good was Passenger, absolutely class act, would love to see him again, but if he went back to Rock City, wouldn't... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The intimacy of the Passenger gig was not lost in this venue, however I almost lost my shoes from the sticky floor! If you park in the multi storey next door, make sure you head for the exit asap as you can wait 30-45 minutes for the pay station.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

My god I read the reviews about the sticky floor but nothing can prepare you for the full extent of the sticky floor!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Awesome gig and awesome venue, seen loads of bands at RC over the years it's really a great place to watch a live band as you are so close to them...get on their mailing lists

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Rock City was all set to be a great venue and great night out. Great music and great value for money. The only problem being the aggressive and unprofessional bouncers. I was grabbed by a bouncer and dragged down a flight of stairs. No explanation and no opportunity to walk out of my own accord. My right arm is bruised... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went to Rockcity to watch Example, who my boyfriend and I are very big fans off him. We arrived at 4 and to our surprise we were right at the front of the queue. However, at 6, 30minutes before the doors were meant to open, 2 different groups jumped the queue, which one was clear that she had broken her... More 

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