'Introducing' gigs in their nature are typically nights to avoid, usually containing a line-up consisting of a headliner with new-found and short-lived label backing and local bands that will ensure a half-decent turnout. Fortunately Dean Jackson of BBC Radio Nottingham's 'The Beat', is a man free of agenda and one of the East Midlands' foremost promoters of new music, and so his Glastonbury warm-up show was a welcome exception to the rule, and an indication that Nottingham might finally, FINALLY, have serious hopes of making a tangible impact on the wider music scene.

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