UoN Music Societies Guide

RockSoc This is easily one of the the SU’s most active societies, reeling in a huge amount of rock and metal fans for tons of both music related and non-music related socials. RockSoc holds a weekly social called Piracy at The Salutation Inn and will help you track down gig buddies, know where to go for all the best music, get discounts at rock clubs and meet likeminded people from around the uni.

HighSoc The Mic itself was born from members in HighSoc! HighSoc is the place to go for your fix of alternative and indie music, fashion and culture. Brimming with socials and gatherings at music events, membership also includes a bunch of discounts at nights out across the city and vintage clothing shop Wild & Wilder.

PunkSoc PunkSoc is a society for fans of the punk, ska, alternative and hardcore scenes, with weekly socials and regular events. They’re a super friendly bunch who love putting on gigs as much as they like going to them, and so you’re bound to find new people to hang out with and new people to head out to gigs with. This year they’re offering you some discounts with membership and have already organised their first gig of the year on Friday 4th October, 7pm at The Ropewalk. Be there for some great local bands and to meet the society.

BandSoc BandSoc is a need –to-join society if you’re thinking about being in a band while at uni. They offer you the cheapest practice room in Notts, fully kitted out for all your needs. They also host gigs, open mics and jam nights so you can network, practice and perform and hold sponsorships with two of the most popular venues in Nottingham, Rock City and The Bodega.

Bass Soc Bass Society is perfect for fans of D&B, house, dubstep, reggae, trance, garage and everything inbetween. It’s got links with a huge amount of clubs and nights out in Nottingham and around the UK, offers discounted tickets, a platform for DJs and it’s very own radio show.

FolkSoc This is the go to place for fans of folk music and dance, with lessons, ceilidhs, information on gigs and events and regular socials to chat and meet people passionate about folk.

Don’t forget there’s also us, The Mic. We’re looking for members of all musical tastes to write features, reviews and articles for print and our website. Get involved, get gig tickets and get yourself published with us.