Music for 2022

Tribute to Nordberg

Tribute to Nordberg

Tribute to Nordberg are an alternative rock band from Nottingham, England. They are made up of Dave (Guitar), Rob (bass) Paul (Lead Vocals and Guitar) and Rich (drums). Drawing influences...
SHEARglass

SHEARglass

SHEARglass are a duo, (Ola Wilson & Miles Halpin) exploring socio-political & feminist ideologies through Music/Song & Live art interactions…all done with clarity & sharp wit! Website: www.shearglass.co.uk (about to be live...
Shiftin’ Sands

Shiftin’ Sands

A Roots / Folk / Americana Four Piece from Nottingham, Shiftin’ Sands are Louise Harrison, Debra Sansom, Eddie Dorey & Mark Sansom.
Boudagouda

Boudagouda

Boudagouda are a dynamic four piece with a folk/punk blend, comprising of the Raineys (Fiddle & Bass) & the Ferretts (Guitar & Vocals). They debuted the festival scene last year...
Ruse Springsteen and The DE Street band

Ruse Springsteen and The DE Street band

Ruse Springsteen and The DE Street band are a Derbyshire based Bruce Springsteen tribute band that are guaranteed to bring the party. Whether you’re dancing in the dark, rolling down thunder road...
Stevie Jones and The Wildfires

Stevie Jones and The Wildfires

Following in the footsteps of Steve Earle and The Dukes or Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Stevie Jones and The Wildfires deliver their own unique blend of modern alternative rock...
Hedgehog Reality

Hedgehog Reality

Hedgehog Reality are an East Midlands duo playing their own catchy tunes that rarely fit into any genre but have been labelled quirky and feelgood. Their self-programmed, drum-machine-rhythms underline guitar...
45

45

A song writing band based in Derby/Belper. Soundcloud has a few of our songs – look at 45ismusic
Oregon Way

Oregon Way

Five-piece Indie Rock band from Derby
Graham Graham Beck

Graham Graham Beck

Ex-art student/ex-Wreckless Eric (I was at art college with him). Two appearances on Britain’s Got Talent (2018 & 2019), & several BBC6 Music plays by Tom Robinson. With an auto-accompaniment...
BELPERR BOOM!

BELPERR BOOM!

Belper Boom! Is a global bateria formed by Chris Lewis-Jones, formerly Artistic Director Sambawamba carnival arts company. The band’s repertoire is influenced by samba and the rhythms of Brazil, but...
Daniel Came

Daniel Came

Daniel Came, a philosophy lecturer at Lincoln University, plays original, intricate guitar pieces through amazing effects. He started as a classical guitarist & has progressed to composing his own pieces,...
Experimental Sonic Machines

Experimental Sonic Machines

Experimental Sonic Machines is Peter K Rollings from Lincoln. He started playing live at open mics in 2010 & had developed music machines that play paper discs, plus homemade instruments,...
Jacks Got A Plan

Jacks Got A Plan

Jacks Got A Plan are 3 piece singer/ songwriters with diverse influences unconstrained by a single genre. All original material written and performed with commitment, passion based on true feelings...
The Vista

The Vista

From Birmingham, UK, The Vista are a 4 piece indie band who’s combination of big stage energy and huge ear-worm songs is already making waves! Their debut single, ‘Jump Into...
Sunshine Poet

Sunshine Poet

Sunshine Poet is a Lincoln-based singer/guitarist who has been playing for years & has a fantastic back catalogue of original songs, plus new ones. His songs are full of autobiography...
Belper Recorder Players

Belper Recorder Players

Belper Recorder Players play a wide variety of music, from Baroque to the Beatles – on 7 sizes of recorder from the tiny Garklein to the gi-normous Great Bass. We...
Steve & Julie Wigley

Steve & Julie Wigley

Steve and Julie Wigley are a Derby duo, who have been singing together for many years, performing mainly original songs written by Julie, a prolific songwriter. Many of the songs...
Chris Chambers

Chris Chambers

Chris is from Leicestershire in the U.K. He’s a singer-songwriter who performs many of the FolkyBluesyRootsyRocky standards from the last 70 years as well as his own material.
Jonathan Townsend of The King Biscuit Boys

Jonathan Townsend of The King Biscuit Boys

Jonathan just wants to sing and play the blues. Don’t give him too many chords or flattened 9ths (whatever they are). Jonathan has over the years built a vast collection...
Blue Shack

Blue Shack

We are – Graham on drums and vocals, Tony on guitar and vocals, Tim on bass and vocals, Rachel on lead vocals and acoustic guitar and we have a recent...
Last Generation

Last Generation

Last Generation are a punk band based in Derby. We play punk, along with elements of metal and rap. We are Orlando on bass, Harrison on guitar, Jonah on vocals/guitar...
Deadblooms

Deadblooms

Deadblooms are a 3-piece Triphop/Electronic band from Derby. The band formed in 2021 and have already been likened to Massive Attack, Amy Lee and Morcheeba. Their unique brand of entertainment...

Spoken Word for 2022

Charlotte Lunn

Charlotte Lunn

Charlotte is a published poet and bookseller living with chronic illness. After completing her creative writing degree, she became the events co-ordinator at Scarthin Books and co-hosts Rebel Riot Poetry...
Emma Pass

Emma Pass

Emma Pass has been making up stories for as long as she can remember. She wrote her first novel – a sequel to Jurassic Park – when she was 13...
Richard Banker

Richard Banker

Over the last 5 years, I come up with poems that either tell a story or make a point or both. This can range from politically driven, descriptive or of...
Becky Deans

Becky Deans

A Derbyshire writer with an MA in Creative Writing from UEA, Becky published her first novella, exposé, in 1998. Alongside performing her poetry and prose throughout the UK, Becky has...
Ndụkwe Ọnụọha

Ndụkwe Ọnụọha

Ndụkwe Ọnụọha is a copywriter by day and a poet by design.   He has shared the stage with some amazing poets across different platforms around the world.  To date, Ndụkwe has two...
Cullen Marshall

Cullen Marshall

Cullen, Cornish blood, Essex raised, pirate Viking. Expect poems that are half clear, half meaningful and loosely about the sea.
Guntis Brazma

Guntis Brazma

Guntis is a poet and comedian from Latvia. His poetry ranges from dead serious to dead funny. From cosmic imagery to cows running on motorway. Interesting guy, you must admit!
Pippa Nayer

Pippa Nayer

Pippa Nayer is the world’s saddest surrealist. Born a witch in a world of men, they turned to poetry as a coping mechanism. Luckily it worked and they’ve been performing...
Black Lives Matter Displays

Black Lives Matter Displays

Throughout the weekend we have Black Lives Matter displays which have kindly been brought to the event with the support of Amber Valley and Derbyshire Dales Unite Community branch. Want...
Sonia Burns

Sonia Burns

Sonia is a Derby and Nottingham based poet, performer, workshop facilitator and community worker. Her debut chapbook Umbra:philia was published by the Derbyshire based Bearded Badger Publishing Company in November 2021 with...
Sophie Sparham

Sophie Sparham

Sophie Sparham is a poet and writer from Derby. She has written commissions for BBC Radio 4, The V&A and The People’s History Museum. She co-hosts the night Word Wise which won...
Jo Spice Blackwood

Jo Spice Blackwood

Jo is an engaging and established poet, writer, actress and more recently, an online movie reviewer. She has participated in development programmes, commissions, volunteering programmes within the community as a poet...
Umbilica

Umbilica

Umbilica is the poetry and songcraft of Josephine Lewis (she/her), whose poetry book ‘PleasureLand’ was published by Big White Shed in 2021. She was recently honoured to be a feature...