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LIVE REVIEW: Cottage Bluegrass Boys get it right

Assembling a band is quite a challenge but if you’re going to do it, do it right is the message from Derbyshire lads Cottage Bluegrass Boys as they left Bonsall’s Barley Mow begging for more.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for this week’s Record Review feature, with Kevin Bryan.

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Cloudbusting at The Flowerpot, Derby, on September 23.

VIDEO: Cloudbusting recreates Kate Bush hits

Tribute band Cloudbusting play the classic hits of Kate Bush, performing the music exactly to the original.

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Ovacast

Bands drum up funds for Ashgate Hospice

Rock band Ovacast are staging their annual charity gig this month to celebrate the group’s 18th anniversary.

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VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

Multi-million selling recording artists Texas are on an autumn tour to plug their latest long-player Jump On Board.

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Duffield Arts Festival is expanding on the villages traditional scarecrow display with an extensive line-up of entertainment and creative activities for audiences of all ages and interests, running September 18-24.

Duffield Arts Festival set to return bigger and better

Duffield is to host its second annual arts festival next week with an action-packed programme that promises to be bigger, brighter and better.

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Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

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The Pretty Things at The Flowerpot, Derby.

VIDEO: The Pretty Things head for Derbyshire

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of the greatest rock bands of the last half-century playing live.

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The Quireboys. Photo by Goldwood Images.

VIDEO: The Quireboys sing the blues

Veteran rock ‘n’ rollers The Quireboys are touring their new album, White Trash Blues, and have a gig lined up in Derbyshire.
The latest long-player sees The Quireboys put their own stamp on songs by blues legends such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry and Billy Boy Arnold.

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French Riviera comes to Long Eaton as hit comedy musical is staged

French Riviera comes to Long Eaton as hit comedy musical is staged

The popular musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is to be the next production for Long Eaton Operatic Society.

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Choirs come together in Alfreton for Autumn Showcase

Choirs come together in Alfreton for Autumn Showcase

Alfreton Male Voice Choir are to hold their annual concert, named Autumn Showcase, on Saturday, October 14, starting at 7.30pm.

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A touch of brass as new Music At Duffield season starts

A touch of brass as new Music At Duffield season starts

The first concert in the new Music at Duffield Season takes place at The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield on Saturday, September 23.

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Orchestra visits Wirksworth for festival performance

Orchestra visits Wirksworth for festival performance

Derby Chamber Orchestra will be giving a concert at St Mary’s Church in Wirksworth on Saturday, September 23, as part of the Wirksworth Festival.

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Oliver Dawson's Saxon.

Stellar line-up for Whitwell Festival

Oliver Dawson’s Saxon will headline the 20-plus acts performing at this month’s Whitwell Festival.

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Bumper autumn residency at city venues for Sinfonia Viva

Bumper autumn residency at city venues for Sinfonia Viva

Folk tunes, classical gems and even music played from rooftops around Derby Cathedral are just some of the highlights of Sinfonia Viva’s four-week Autumn Derby Residency.

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Derbyshire choirs sing to help county charity

Derbyshire choirs sing to help county charity

Two of Derbyshire’s finest choirs are performing at a special concert to raise funds for a county charity which helps adults and children cope with sight loss.

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DCO to perform Beethoven and Mozart pieces

DCO to perform Beethoven and Mozart pieces

Derby Concert Orchestra will give their first performance of the 2017-2018 season on Saturday, October 14.

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Nick McCann

Ripley Music Festival fundraiser

On the back of the most Ripley Music Festival yet, musicians are drumming up cash for next year’s event.

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Escape Plan.

Gig guide

Thursday, August 24

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