We love live music, which is why, every Thursday evening throughout the year we offer you a live band night.
Take a look at who will be playing over the coming months.


Date: 18th October 2018

Time: 21:00

They’re back!
Nottingham rock covers band Jurassic are returning to the Manvers, playing many classic numbers from the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Bowman, Hull & The Instant Band

Date: 25th October 2018

Time: 21:00

Backed by the extraordinary ‘Instant Band’ with James Pheasant on Ukulele Bass and Jason Allum on drums, Bowman, Hull & The Instant Band deliver stunning performances and display excellent musicianship.

Jade Bowman plays a Gibson 335 improvising sublime solos with subtlety & flair. Chris Hull sings with a rich warm tone and plays acoustic guitar, resonator and electric guitar.

With a repertoire consisting of pieces by rhythm & blues artists Muddy Waters, Son House & Robert Johnson, combined with original compositions both songs & instrumental pieces Bowman & Hull performances are as diverse as they are dynamic.

Beaten Tracks

Date: 28th October 2018

Time: 20:00

Get ready for another frightfully good Halloween at the Manvers!
Join us for a spooktacular night of live music from Beaten Tracks and Halloween themed fun.
Be prepared to be scared!
Oh, and don’t forget your costume.

Pistol Pete Wearn

Date: 1st November 2018

Time: 21:00

foot stomping pistol pete wearn

He’s back! Tearing it up with his own raucous interpretation of traditional blues, Pistol Pete Wearn is a renowned vocalist, slide guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter. Equipped with acoustic guitar and stompbox he blends traditional material and originals with the odd slide-ifed cover.

Burr & Dempsey’s Filter

Date: 8th November 2018

Time: 21:00

This fantastic duo return to the Manvers Arms for what promises to be a great evening of Rock & Soul.


Date: 15th November 2018

Time: 21:00

Boobadust band perform at The Manvers Arms

RnB band featuring Dick Daniel aka ‘Lightnin’ Dan’, Rich Warren and Pete Tattersall aka ‘George Thunderbird. Together they make a fine combination for RnB blues music. We can’t wait for these guys to return to the Manvers.



Magic Car

Date: 22nd November 2018

Time: 21:00

Magic Car Nottingham live at The Manvers Arms

Magic Car are heading back to the Manvers and we can’t wait to see them perform again! For those who haven’t heard from Magic Car before, they are an Americana, folk, country and blues band from Nottingham. Their set list features original songs by Phil Smeeton and the jaw dropping vocals of Hazel Atkinson.

Adam Peter Smith

Date: 6th December 2018

Time: 21:00

We’re excited to welcome this outstanding young musician back to the Manvers! Adam will be joining us, playing a mix of jazz, soul, pop and blues covers. Ranging from old 50s and 60s stuff right through to modern songs.

Pesky Alligators!

Date: 14th December 2018

Time: 21:00

They’re back!
We’re really excited to be welcoming the ever fantastic Pesky Alligators to the Manvers. You do not want to miss this pre-Christmas gig! Bring your dancing shoes because these guys really know how to get a party started!