Olivia Awbrey, Shelley From Finance, Umbilica: Dubrek – live review

Friday night gigs at Dubrek are becoming quite the rendezvous point for those in the know at the┬ámoment, for the last few months there have been a series of gigs Read More …

Dubrek All-Dayer – live review

In a first piece for Storge Shelley Jane Newman (of Sex Jokes, Mighty Kids and more) gives us an ode to the Derby music scene as inspired by the summer 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 …

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 …

B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …

End of an era as promoter Phil Burgess moves on

He’s been described by Antifolk founder Lach as a pillar of Derby’s local music scene and for the last couple of decades Phil Burgess has been instrumental in bringing bands Read More …