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 …

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 …

Paracinema programme picks from Festival Director Adam Marsh

Kicking off Derby Film Festival is the Paracinema weekend – bringing the best of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy as well as other genres outside of the mainstream. It’s the first Read More …

DIY scene celebrated at Hashrock Festival all-dayer

The DIY music scene is being rightfully celebrated at the Hashrock Festival all-dayer at the Hairy Dog on Saturday 5 May 2018, as ten frankly amazing bands take to the Read More …

Derby artist John McDonald to exhibit first solo show at Banks Mill

Painter John McDonald was rendered profoundly deaf over sixteen years ago and completely shut off from the world. Now, in his fifties, John has discovered a whole new sense of Read More …