the GIG GUIDE

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THURSDAY, MARCH 17

l The GiGit Tour showcasing local young talent hits Creswell Youth Club featuring Monkeys Uncles, SidewinderZ, Game Over, Never The Last Breath, Apparently We Fly, Yes Lioness and Leap Of Faith.

l Skiffle siblings Please Y’Self hit The Rutland, Chesterfield.

l Northern Monkey and Danny Apple play the St Patrick’s Day Irish night at the Diamond, Sutton.

l It’s open mic and acoustic night at the White Horse, Old Whittington.

l Luddite Barstard entertain Chandlers, Chesterfield.

l Bob Ludlam’s Boys are at the Unwin Club, Sutton.

l Skepta, Plastician (Rinse FM), Logan Sama and P Money line up at the 02 Academy, Sheff.

l The Shambles Trio play The Nag’s Head Castleton for St Patrick’s Day

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

l Benji, of local heroes Junction, plays the Sir Barnes Wallis, Ripley.

l US pop-punkers The Swellers play Rock City, Nottingham.

l Northern Monkey continue their St Patrick’s Day celebrations at Whitell’s Royal Oak.

l Mutz Nutz are at Chesters, Whitt Moor.

l The Idle Hands are at the Greyhound, Beeston.

l Kahunas are at The County, Chesterfield.

l The Playground Mafia, Hot Soles, The Legion, Grins and Q Ship do Sheff Uni.

l Sea of Lions, Hero Of The Day, State Your Place and Marmozets play Sheffield’s Corporation.

l McFly do their thing at Sheffield Arena.

l The Rod Stewart Experience (formerly Rod and The Faces) pay tribute at the Diamond, Sutton.

l In For the Kill, tribute to heavy rock legends Budgie, play The Devonshire Arms, Buckland Hollow.

l Arizona are at the Bell House Road Club, Sheff.

l Firecracker/Vida are at Brampton Manor

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

l Metropolis play the Poet and Castle, Codnor.

l Mutz Nutz storm the Castle Arms, Bolsover.

l Phil Lawrence entertains at the Star Inn, Lower Pilsley.

l DFacto hit Chesters, Whitt Moor.

l Offenders play the Butcher’s Arms, Brimington.

l The Zedz do the White Hart, Calow.

l Putting the fossils back into rock, The Pitz are at the Barley Mow, Bonsall.

l The Bazooka Band takes aim at Chesterfield’s County.

l Bad Penny roll up at The White Lion, Heeley.

l More Than Soul entertain Brimington Social Club.

l Whiskey In The Jar are at Castleton’s Peaks Inn.

l Latin, jazz and fusion outfit Lament are at Whitwell Foreward.

l It’s the re-opening party at St Helen’s Inn, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, with karaoke and live music.

l Three FB’s play the Red Lion, Clay Cross.

l Elbow do Sheff Arena.

l Sonata Arctica, Labyrinth and Triosphere rock the Corporation, Sheff.

l Matt Black’s Six of the Best pay tribute to Toto, Whitsesnake, Foreigner, Def Leppard, Rainbow and Journey at the Diamond, Sutton.

l Mag 7 are at Barlborough’s Dusty Miller.

l The band formerly called The Fringe and now going as Metropolis play The Rose & Crown, Eckington.

l Stevie Stephenson sings at the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.

l The Star Inn, Lower Pilsley, welcomes Phil Lawrence.

l Realistics bring soul and Motown to Holmewood Welfare.

l Irish eyes will be smiling when the Watchsnatchers celebrate St Patrick’s Day at the Royal Oak, Brampton.

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

l It’s open mic at Chesterfield’s County from 4-5pm followed by Newborn unplugged, Mike Sims, Simon Roe and John Tansley.

l Buzzard land at Clowne Community centre.

l Les Gains sings at Brimington Social Club.

l Ashover’s Old Poets’ Corner holds its open music night.

l The Searchers turn back the clock at Buxton Opera House.

l Zodiac Mindwarp hit Sheffield’s O2 Academy.

l Roger Davies is at the Greystones, Sheffield.

l Four more bands take to the stage for the Diamond’s Band Challenge in Sutton.

l Kerrie Leonard is at the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.

l There’s jazz from Silver Leaf at Brampton’s Royal Oak from 4pm.

l The Shambles host the jam night at Brampton’s Tramway Tavern, where all musicians are welcome from 8pm.

MONDAY, MARCH 21

l The GiGit Tour rolls into Springwell Community Schol, Staveley, with The UnXceptables, Leap Of Faith, Yes Lioness, Never The Last Breath, Evangeline, Monkeys Uncle and The Alto hitting the stage.

l Revoker, Holy Grail and G.U.Medicine bring the noise to the Corporation, Sheff.

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

l It’s the turn of Belper’s Strutts Centre to welcome the GiGit tour with The Alternative, Unknown Origins, Fear Of Falling, Sadie Maher, Burytheladybird and Evangeline showcasing their music.

l It’s the open acoustic session at The Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.

l German rock legends Accept hit the Corporation, Sheff.

l It’s the Original Artist’s Night Out with Sarah Kidman at the St Helen’s, Stonegravels, Chesterfield.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

l The GiGit Tour reaches Alfreton’s Polygon Youth Centre, featuring Unknown Origins, Evangaline, Game Over, Burytheladybird, Shot by Both Sides, Cocktail Mondays and Apparently We Fly.

l Pop legends 10cc do Buxton Opera House.

l Al Needham continues his long-running residency at the Olde House, Loundsley Green.

l Warrior Soul bring the fight to Sheffield’s Corporation.