Advertised as “the UK’s best live venue & club”, Rock City is situated right on Talbot Street, in a central area of Nottingham. Opened in 1980, the place has become legendary amongst fans of rock music. With a capacity of 2450 people, Rock City has hosted live performances of iconic rock stars and bands such as Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses, Oasis, Rage Against The Machine, Def Leppard, Linkin Park, Bloc Party, The Cure
Rock City is located on Talbot Street, in the very heart of Nottingham, so you’ll have no trouble getting there via bus, train, tram or car.
By train and tube: Rock City is just a 2-min walk from the Royal Centre Tram Stop. In case you arrive in Nottingham by train, it will take you 15 minutes to walk to Rock City from the Nottingham railway station.
By bus: Rock City is situated within a 2-minute walking distance from the Talbot Street (Stop Y6) bus station, serving the routes 80, L7, Localink routes L4, L3, L10 and L14, Orange Line routes 35 and 36, Pink Line routes 28, 30 and 31 as well as W3 and Y36.
By car: Rock City can be found easily by all visitors of Nottingham, as it is situated close to the Alfreton Rd/A610 main road.
International: driving to Rock City from the Aeros Nottingham airport shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes. Or you can always get on the V2 bus, which will pick you up right at the airport.
Rock City patrons can leave their cars at the Q-Park Talbot Street parking, which is within a 2-minute walking distance. This car park provides plenty of spots for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
Rock City is equipped with features that serve the needs of people with disabilities, such as accessible toilets and wheelchair spaces. Furthermore, vision-impaired people are welcome to bring their assistance dogs.