Live Review: Fort Hope, The Bodega, Nottingham

Fort Hope,Queen Cult and Octavia Wakes

The Bodega, Nottingham


Rising band Octavia Wakes deliver a dynamic and captivating musical experience. Their eclectic sound blends haunting melodies with powerful lyrics, creating a unique and memorable listening experience. With a stellar performance that radiates energy and passion they captivate their audience with their raw talent and authentic expression. They’re ones to watch as they continue to make waves in the music scene.

Each member of Queen Cult brings their own flair and talent to the stage, adding depth and richness to their music. The vocals are charismatic with an emotive delivery which draws listeners in and takes them on a musical journey. The guitar work adds layers of melody and intensity, while the tight rhythm section provides a solid foundation for the band’s sound. What sets this group apart is their ability to seamlessly fuse different genres and influences into a cohesive and innovative sound. From anthemic rock ballads to high-energy punk-inspired tracks Queen Cult showcase versatility and creativity in every song they perform. Their lyrics delve into themes of love, loss, empowerment, and self-discovery, resonating with listeners on a deep and personal level.

A Fort Hope live performance are a high-energy display of musical prowess and raw emotion. The band’s stage presence is characterized by explosive energy and engaging interactions with the audience. The singers delivery is energetic and infectious, complemented by the vibrant instrumentation and rhythms. Their live renditions of fan-favorite tracks such as “Sandbags” and “Powers” are known to ignite the crowd, creating an electric atmosphere that lingers. Fort Hope‘s live setlist offers a diverse and dynamic journey through their discography. Their seamless blend of powerful vocals, harmonious melodies, and intricate instrumentals ensures that each song resonates with the audience on a profound level. This is an unforgettable experience for rock enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

Review and photos by Hayley Bordacs