Dot to Dot Nottingham

May 2020

Rock City

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The basics

For us new music geeks there really is nothing better than being able to show off to our mates that we saw the latest hot music property "before they were cool".

That's a sure fire way to get real popular real fast, right? So join us and all the rest of the coolest kids at Dot to Dot in Nottingham, part of a unique festival which happens across three consecutive days in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham.

The festival

Each day of Dot to Dot happens in a different city so if you're a true geek you can travel to each one and miss absolutely nothing. A lot of the headliners perform at two of the locations - some of the acts at all three even - so you might be seeing the same ones twice but why the hell not! It would be worth it to catch a relatively unknown artist that will probably be blowing up in the very near future, as is usually the case with the smaller acts at Dot to Dot.

Head to music venue Rock City on Talbot Street to get your wristbands exchanged and start planning your day. The other great thing about Dot to Dot is that tickets are really reasonably priced, especially if you get an Early Bird. But being a smartarse know-it-all? Priceless.

Our tip

Dot to Dot has a pretty impressive history for putting artists on the map. We're talking about acts like The xx, Mumford and Sons, Florence & The Machine and Jake Bugg. As a result it's a big date for music industry heads so keep an eye out for journalists, radio DJs and record label scouts.




Getting there

How do I get there?

Rock City Wristband Exchange

By train

Nottingham train station is 20 minutes walk from Rock City. For train routes and timetables check the National Rail website

By tram

There are two stops within walking distance to Rock City; Old Market Square and Nottingham Trent University. For tram routes and timetables go to the Nottingham Express Transit website.

By bus

Most central bus services stop on Talbot Street. For timetables try the Nottingham City Transport website.



Early Bird - £12.10 inc booking fee

Standard - £27.50 inc booking fee (COMING SOON)

When can I get them?

Tickets on sale now

Where can I get them?

Tickets available from the website.

More info

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