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 …

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 …

Haiku Salut premiere new Grawl!x-directed video

Derbyshire three-piece Haiku Salut have premiered the video for latest single The More And Moreness ahead of the release of their third album in September. Having recently joined label PRAH Read More …

Derby based theatre company receives bursary from Furthest From The Sea

Derby-based theatre company Smoking Guns has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2018 bursary from Furthest From The Sea. The bursary, made possible through Arts Council England, Read More …

Sinfonia Viva clinch prestigious award

Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands based in Derby, has clinched the highest recognition for live classical music in UK from the RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society).  The project entitled Read More …