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“Quality venue whose staff treat you like an adult”
Review of Rock City

Rock City
Ranked #3 of 143 Nightlife in Nottingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Cambuslang
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Quality venue whose staff treat you like an adult”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Attended FIrefest at Rock city on Friday 18 Oct and Sat 19 Oct 2013.
Great venue, the atmosphere was laid back and the door staff were excellent. You were treated like an adult and I never saw anyone get or give any grief. It was a nice change.
Prices are not bad for a club and you get a decent view from most areas.
Would definitely go back again.

Visited October 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great venue”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Been going to Rock City for almost 20 years - always a great atmosphere and good time!
This last visit was for Firefest, an all-day rock festival. The sound was good most of the time and you can get a good view from most places in the venue.
Highly recommended for a rocking night out!

Visited October 2013
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Rock venue, terrible door staff”
Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

I have been to many gigs here and the atmosphere is always great! However, the door staff are unprofessional and thuggish, asking for ID from people who are blatantly over 30 and subsequently turning them away....such a shame! I would recommend attending at least one gig here though....the greats of rock n roll have played here!

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CHESHIRE
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great for gigs, excellent sound, but not so 'rocky' club nights”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Having been to Rock City a few times now for gigs I have to say it's a great venue for live bands, perfect size and set up, excellent sound and the bar prices aren't too bad either.
However I was really disappointed with the club night, as there was a lot of pop/chart music being played which wasn't what I signed up for going to 'Rock City' - I asked for some Pearl Jam and was frowned at like I had two heads, but yet they were playing something along the lines of Katy Perry!! Sort it out Rock City! or change your name to Pop City!
I've given an excellent rating based purely on the live music aspect of the club.
For those looking for local cheap hotels I would recommend the Ramada which is in the next street - we've stayed there a few times for £45 per night.
The Rescue Rooms next door to Rock City is also a great live music venue (although VERY hot), and great for pre-gig drinks.

Visited October 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great gig. Shame about the club night”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Have seen Reckless Love a number of times, and the gig at the Rock City was great. But we were looking forward to one of the so called famous Rock City Saturday nights. Instead of being treated to the likes of Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns n Roses, and the like, we shocked by the emphasis of Rihanna & Justin Timberlake like any other bog standard night club. Not very rock n roll Rock City.

Visited October 2013
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