Becoming The Boss: Sophie Sparham on Bruce Springsteen tribute

From the factory town of Freehold to a residency on Broadway sharing his life through song Bruce Springsteen has enjoyed a career through which he has become an icon of Read More …

Damn Cargo, Mountain Schmountain, True Ruin at Dubrek Studios – Live Review

Following on from the current series of brilliant DIY line-ups there was a triple threat last week at Dubrek Studios¬†with Damn Cargo, Mountain Shmountain and True Ruin. It was an Read More …

Indietracks Festival 2018 – a celebration of diversity

It’s one of our favourite festivals and Indietracks Festival 2018 excelled itself with a diverse and inclusive line-up showing other festivals how it should be done. Editor Sarah Lay reports. Read More …

These Wicked Rivers, 28 Double, Cadence Noir, Black Chapter, BlitZ at the Hairy Dog – Live Review

The Hairy Dog hosted another charity event with another substantial line up, this time for The Air Ambulance Service. Five rock bands, all with a bright energy ready to entertain Read More …

Music scene rallies in bid to save the Hairy Dog

Following a battle with Derby City Council and Derbyshire Police music venue the Hairy Dog has had its premises licence revoked. It is continuing to trade while appealing the decision. Read More …

Indietracks 2018: Mighty Kids ‘must see’ guide to the festival

With one of the strongest festival line-ups of the year Indietracks is set to make a return next weekend (27-29 July) when it takes place at Midland Railway Centre near Read More …

Hairy Dog faces licensing threat following reports of violence and disorder

Derby music venue the Hairy Dog is again facing licensing issues following reports of violence and disorder and could find itself shut down. The council’s general licensing sub committee will Read More …