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 …

JAWS, King No-One, The Honeymoon Suite: The Venue – live review

Having played at both 2Q Derby Festivals and Y Not JAWS made their headline debut in Derby last night at a sold out Y Not Festival show at The Venue, in support of Read More …

The Lengthmen and Hairy Dog host Royal Bedding Day gig

Derby punk band The Lengthmen have joined forces with the Hairy Dog and announced they will host a Musicians Against Homelessness Royal Bedding Day event to coincide with the wedding Read More …

Frank Zielhorst joins Sinfonia Viva as new principal conductor

Dutch conductor Frank Zielhorst has joined Derby-based orchestra Sinfonia Viva as principal conductor, and will take over the baton at a performance on 14 March 2018 at Derby Cathedral. Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Read More …

Anti-Pasti set for first hometown date in four years

Punk legends Anti-Pasti are set for their first hometown date in four years as they play the Hairy Dog on 28 April 2018. Their first gig in the city since Read More …