Loyle Carner at the Level Nottingham, photo credit: Martha Percival.

For years music concerts in Nottingham have been booming; being the home of various renowned venues, the vibrant city is not short of gigs for lovers of all genres.

Here is a list of concerts coming to Nottingham January to March this year that we think are worth attending.

Lewis Capaldi: Motorpoint Arena Nottingham , January 27.

The Scottish pop artist and social media comedian is coming to Nottingham’s Ice Centre at the end of January.

The pop artist expresses heartbreak caused by past relationships in his music through his soulful ballads.

With 2.3 billion listens as of 2021, Someone You Loved is the fourth most played song on Spotify.

Be prepared for a night of tears and a missing  voice when attending a Lewis Capaldi concert.

Florence + the Machine: Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, January 31.

After being postponed, Florence + the machine are finally heading to the Motorpoint Arena.

Florence + the Machine have released massive hits since 2008 including Dog Days Are Over in 2009.

Her nostalgic alternative voice paired with the empowering lyrics in this song releases instant serotonin and creates a temporary fix of joy whilst listening, no matter what your situation.


RAYE: Rough Trade Nottingham, February 6.

South London born Raye is performing at one of Nottingham’s smaller venues, Rough Trade.

Raye has featured on many dance/ electric beats such as “Secrets” with DJ Regard.

Recently, her song Escapism has gone viral on TikTok.

Although it is a pop song, it has more of an R&B tone compared to her other tracks and really shows off her voice.

She is also doing a signing after the performance.



The Hunna: Rough Trade Nottingham, February 12.

The Hunna are heading to Rough Trade February to perform as well do a signing.

From Hertfordshire, The Hunna have their own unique indie/ alternative sound.

Gaining millions of streams, the Hunna are one to watch if you are a fan of the indie and rock scene.


Loyle Carner: Rock City Nottingham, March 6.

London born and raised rapper Loyle Carner is heading to the infamous Rock City in March.

He discusses lessons, experiences and struggles that he has learnt on his journey through life so far through uplifting yet soft spoken word alongside calming yet powerful beats and melodies.

In his latest album he delves in to his mixed-raced heritage and rocky relationship with his father alongside important issues in society which often get censored.

Despite being a rapper, he incorporates a lot of jazz and soul into his songs.

Photo credit: Martha Percival.