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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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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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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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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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Are you good enough to be our Battle of the Bands champion?

Are you good enough to be our Battle of the Bands champion?

Still buzzing after playing over the Easter weekend? How about getting your sound recorded - for free?

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Ben Poole. Photo by Martin Lewis.

VIDEO: Blues guitarist Ben Poole heads for Derbyshire

Fast rising blues guitarist Ben Poole is hailed as the most exciting young blues/roots artist to come out of the UK in a long, long time.

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The Big Session in Buxton

Oysterband host folk festival in Derbyshire

Folk favourites The Oysterband will host a festival in Buxton later this month.

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SHEAFS on stage. Photo: Lewis Evans.

PREVIEW: SHEAFS launch single with sold out homecoming at Sheffield's Rocking Chair

Rising indie stars SHEAFS are heading home to Sheffield this weekend to launch their new single and they’ve promised an explosive set for their South Yorkshire fans.
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VIDEO: Shot At Discovery for Sheffield's Velcro Teddy Bears

If you go down to Islington O2 Academy on April 27 you're in for a big surprise...Sheffield's own The Velcro Teddy Bears and fans will be gathered there for a certain shot at the big time.
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Derby orchestra to perform concert at Wirksworth venue

Derby orchestra to perform concert at Wirksworth venue

Derby Concert Orchestra will be performing the first of their two annual concerts at St Mary’s Church in Wirksworth on Saturday, May 20.

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