Showcase for rising stars

After Dark Movement
After Dark Movement

Nottingham Rocks is the name of a music event taking place at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham on Saturday, September 6, starting at 7.30pm.

Showcasing the city’s best up-and-coming music artists, backed by a 14-piece orchestra, the line-up is: singer-songwriter Joel Baker as headliner. His mesmerising vocals and moving lyrics have attracted serious national attention, with fans including Radio 1’s Huw Stephens.

Shelter Point’s haunting sound, mixing beautiful melodies against heavy bass, has earned the duo rave reviews, national airplay, and comparisons to artists such as James Blake and Radiohead.

Noah is a local duo comprising singer Rebeka Whittle, and guitarist/singer, Joe Baxter. They describe their sound as ‘rootsy, tribal, folky pop’.

Champions of the Future Sound of Nottingham 2012, After Dark Movement is one of the city’s most widely respected bands. Their unique sound has drawn many admirers.

Tickets are £8 in advance/£10 on the day (under 16s and students £5), See or call 0115 989 5555.