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Silver screen events galore as Derby Film Festival returns

The fourth edition of Derby Film Festival runs at QUAD in the city centre from Friday, April 28, to Sunday, May 7.

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Rockin’ good night in store with triple bill at MFN

Rockin’ good night in store with triple bill at MFN

An entertaining evening of classic rock music will take place at the MFN club, Shipley Gate, between Ilkeston and Eastwood, on Saturday, May 6, when three of the UK’s top tributes - Hammer Of The Gods (Led Zeppelin), Sack Sabbath (Black Sabbath) and Rainbow In Rock (Rainbow/Purple) - unite for a mighty triple bill.

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1990s band Dodgy

VIDEO: Dodgy are staying out for a gig in Chesterfield

Power-pop hitmakers Dodgy will be playing in Chesterfield this month.

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Battle of the Bands - who are the latest entrants?

Battle of the Bands - who are the latest entrants?

Our Battle of the Bands competition is hotting up.

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine.

Jodie Prenger plays lead role in Shirley Valentine

Much-loved actress Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine.

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!
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Ben Portsmouth, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield on May 7.

VIDEO: World champion Elvis tribute act sings in Derbyshire

Award-winning artist Ben Portsmouth has wowed fans across the globe with his singing of Elvis Presley songs.

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While She Sleeps

PREVIEW: While She Sleeps wake up fans with Yorkshire homecoming gigs and album You Are We

Sheffield post-hardcore band While She Sleeps are planning to wake up a whole new army of fans with a 60 date world tour to plug new third album, You Are We.

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"I will be singing my songs the way that I intended them to be - I'll put everything into it," says Rory Graham. Photo: Dean Chalkley for Sony Records.

AUDIO EXCLUSIVE: I'm only Human but I'll put everything into Live At Leeds, vows Rag 'n' Bone Man

Rag 'n' Bone Man stands head and shoulders above the rest as Britain's biggest new music star - but that's more to do with his voice than his looks.
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Concert. Photo by Pixabay

Net your band a £500 recording prize

Is your band good enough to win our first online Battle of the Bands?

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for the latest Record Review feature with Kevin Bryan.

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VIDEO: Rock superstars Queen and Adam Lambert to rock UK

Rock superstars Queen with frontman Adam Lambert will rock the UK with dates including Leeds and Sheffield Arenas, it was announced today.
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PREVIEW: Plenty for opera fans to enjoy

PREVIEW: Plenty for opera fans to enjoy

Opera fans around the region, who don’t mind a bit of travel, have a varied line-up of productions to suit all musical tastes, writes Tony Spittles.

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Film review: Fast & Furious 8

Film review: Fast & Furious 8

With its ridiculous stunts and cheesy moral code, the Fast & Furious franchise has never taken itself too seriously, writes Natalie Stendall.

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DVD Review: Jack Whitehall shines in Decline And Fall

DVD Review: Jack Whitehall shines in Decline And Fall

Comedy capers from a bygone age have won a new legion of fans with BBC1’s big-name adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s sharp and witty novel Decline and Fall, writes Tony Spittles.

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Seasick Steve

Bearded Theory festival tickets up for grabs

Seasick Steve, Madness, Skunk Anansie and Slaves will headline the Bearded Theory Spring Gathering in Derbyshire — and you could be there for free thanks to this easy-to-enter competition.

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Explosive Light Orchestra

Gig guide

Thursday, April 20

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Connections Festival at Derby

Festival connects with artistic young people

A festival of theatre, new writing and workshops for young people will be hosted in a Derbyshire theatre.

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Lucy Ward by Elly Lucas

Video: Matlock gig for Lucy Ward Band

Derbshire based singer-songwriter Lucy Ward and her band will perform traditional English folk songs as well as original material in a gig in Matlock.

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