The latest good vibes/ success headlines from the Nottingham music scene over the Summer (that we know of), please drop us a line if we’ve missed anything significant (our definition of significant is a first of national relevance) –

– Notts artists (SLEAFORD MODS / JAKE BUGG) played Rock City main hall three times in the space of eight days, two of which sold out, all of which had local support acts!

Hockley Hustle raised a whopping £17,500 this year, with all proceeds going to CYF Project, Dolly’s Imagination Library, Equation, Framework, John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre, Nottingham Rethink, plus Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum.

SHEKU KANNEH-MASON has signed to the Classical wing of the legendary Decca Records!

BILLIE’s debut EP made it to No.7 in the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart, just behind some bloke called Ed Sheeran.

SHEKU KANNEH-MASON will have his own BBC4 documentary. Yes, his own documentary, focussed on his music, and his siblings, plus the diversity of Classical music. Mental.

HECK have been announced to play the epic Texas (yes, as in Texas, America) festival SXSW.

MISSY and BROADSTROKES have been selected as Year 2 Future Bubblers!

GEORGIE has been named by NME as one of their ones to watch for 2017 – “empowering and sassy Folk-Pop”. Read the whole write-up HERE.