the GIG GUIDE

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THURSDAY, MARCH 10

l A four-day beer festival kicks off at Ashover’s Old Poets’ Corner with Helter Skelter.

l Kerplunk land at Chandlers, Chezzy.

l The Yorkshire Stompers land at the Unwin Club, Sutton-in-Ashfield.

l Marcherry Lee Mewis hits Millers, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

l Showaddywaddy play Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel.

l Up-and-coming guitar stars the Ben Poole Band play the Diamond, Sutton.

l It’s open mic / acoustic night at The White Horse, Old Whittington, all welcome – musicans bring your own instruments.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

l Local skiffle legends Please Y’Self are at the Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.

l The antediluvian Pitz play Somerset House, Calow.

l The Sam Crockatt Quartet swing into the Millennium Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheff.

l The Qemists are at Sheff Uni.

l The Wombats are at Shefield’s Leadmill.

l The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Yashin and Lyu line up at the Corporation, Sheff.

l Ian Siegal Band play Derby’s Flowerpot.

l Blitz hit the Dusty Miller, Barlborough.

l Free At Last pay tribute to Free and Bad Company at the Diamond, Sutton.

l Kickback are at the Shinnon, North Wingfield.

l Rehab check into The County, Chesterfield.

l John Pickering entertains at the Beer2net Festival, Chesterfield FC stadium.

l The Alfreton Party in the Park battle of the bands content reaches round 2, heat 3, at Alfreton Town Supporters Club, with

Mid Life Crisis, Revealed Dark, Apparently We Fly and Unwanted Orphans.

l Mag 7 saddle up for a night at Chester’s, Whitt Moor.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

l The Idle Hands go acoustic for the beer festival at the Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.

l Firewire plug in at the Poet & Castle, Codnor.

l Bad Penny roll into The Harlequin, Sheffield.

l G-String land at Brimington Social Club.

l The Shambles duo head out to the Peaks Inn, Castleton.

l Unbroken rock out at The Victoria, Staveley.

l Young Rebel Set do The Bowery, Sheff.

l Epica and ReVamp play the Corporation, Sheff.

l The Smyths pay tribute to Morrisey and Marr at the 02 Academy, Sheffield.

l The Monday Club, Stoops and Low Duo do The Plug, Sheff.

l AC/DC UK pay tribute to those about to rock at Derby’s Flowerpot.

l Jet Harris of the Shadows joins John Leyton, Mike Berry and Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking to bring the Hit Parade Heroes night to the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield.

l JC Aron pays tribute to the music of Elvis at the Dusty Miller, Balborough.

l Sour Mash are at the Butcher’s Arms, Brimington.

l The Bryan Adams Experience are at Suton’s Diamond.

l Rehab head out again, this time to The Wellington at New Whittington.

l Ruberlaris entertain at the Beer2net Festival, Chesterfield FC stadium. Over 18s only.

l Catch Snare at the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor, Chesterfield.

l John Nolan brings his tribute to the music of Elvis Presley to the All Inn at Lowgates, Staveley (formerly the Smiths Arms).

l Metropolis play the Royal Oak, Brampton, Chesterfield.

l Mark James is at Holmewood Welfare.

l Pint of Mild, Bull’s Head, Old Whittington.

l Therapy do Chesters, Whitt Moor.

l Krusade rock the County, Chesterfield.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

l With Silent Eyes bring the noise to Bensons Bar, Nottingham.

l New Device and The James Warner Prophecies play Clowne Community Centre.

l Linzi Hardy sings at Brimington Social Club.

l Frontman of InMe, Dave McPherson plays a solo set at Sheff Uni.

l The band challenge returns to Sutton’s Diamond.

l Mike Young entertains at the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.

l The Idle Hands hit the Generous Briton, Ripley.

l Bands do their bit for charity with an Action For Children Charity gig at Out Of Town, Ripley. Never The Last Breath, Becoming Apollo, Revealed Dark, Scarlet Walls, Waking Vegas, Johnny Cuisine, Violet, Laguna Sunrise, Climing Babel, Apparently We Fly, Before My Eyes and Just James line up from 3.30pm. Entry £3 with all proceeds going to charity.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

l Hercules and Love Air do Sheff Uni.

l It’s jam night at The County, Chesterfield

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

l Pure Magic pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Brimington, Social Club.

l Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers bring rollermania to the Opera House, Buxton.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

l Acclaimed folk icon Kate Rusby plays Buxton Opera House.

l Al Needham and band play their weekly set at the Olde House, Loundsley Green.