THURSDAY, MAY 12
l Super Trouper pay tribute to Abba at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
l Enrico Tomasso and Johnny Johnstone help celebrate 31 years of jazz at the Unwin Club, Sutton in Ashfield.
l Old School Premonition and Art of Deception hit The Diamond, Sutton.
l Thursday is open mic night at Brampton Ale House.
l The Alarm bring their 30th anniversary tour to Sheffield’s O2 Academy.
FRIDAY, MAY 13
l The Specials’ Neville Staple plays Escapade, Chesterfield, with support from local indie-ska stars Ruberlaris and The North.
l Athlete, The Whip and Sonic Boom Six are opening highlights of the first night of the Bearded Theory Festival, at Kedlestone Park, along with Chesterfield’s Amber Herd on the second stage.
l The New Orleans Heat Jazz band provide the afternoon soundtrack for the the Rail Ale beer fest at Barrow Hill Roundhouse. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels entertain the evening drinkers.
l Guns For Hire pay tribute to Axl, Slash and co at the Diamond, Sutton.
l The Mike Walker Sextet jazz up the Millennium Hall, Eccleshall Road, Sheffield.
l Levellers, Dreadzone and Back to the Planet have postponed their O2 Academy gig, Sheff.
l The Frank Vignola trio are at The Greystones, Sheffield.
l Heaven’s Basement, Jettblack and Liberty Lies crank the amps at Sheffield’s Corporation.
l Alvarez Kings join The Tivoli, Ian Huddleston & The Expectations and Dave Woodcock & The Dead Comedians at the Plug, Sheffield.
l The Stoned Angels land at the County, Chesterfield.
l Captain Chaos bring mirth, music and stories to the Nice cafe, Bakewell.
l Blitz hit Chesters, Whitt Moor.
l John Pickering is at Somerset House, Calow.
l Frank White plays Brampton Manor.
SATURDAY, MAY 14
l The Zedz play the White Hart, Calow, with a debut performance from their new lead guitarist Johnny Wells.
l 1976 Disco do the Poet & Castle at Codnor.
l DFacto are at the Yew Tree, Coal Aston.
l Sixty Something bring the swinging decade back to life at Brimington Social Club.
l The Waterboys, The Undertones, Dub Pistols and Eddie & The Hot Rods feature on the second day of the Bearded Theory Festival at Derbyshire’s Kedlestone Park.
l The Idle Hands Blues Band play the evening session of the Barrow Hill Roundhouse Rail Ale fest. Ashover Brass Band are at the afternoon sesh.
l Unbroken rock the All Inn, Staveley.
l Rainbow Rising pay tribute to Blackmore et al at Sutton’s Diamond.
l Take The Seven are at The Butcher’s Arms, Brimington.
l Grassoline play the Peaks Inn, Castleton.
l Soilent Green and Dripback bring the noise to the Corporation, Sheff.
l Pugma Ho are at the Victoria, Staveley.
l Nikki Rogers sings at the Dusty Miller, Barlborough.
l T-Rextasy pay tribute to Bolan and co at The Plug, Sheffield.
l Wild Beasts join Perfume Genius and Summer Camp at Sheff City Hall.
l Sneaky Feeling play The County, Chesterfield.
l The Amplifires rock the Ace of Clubs, Bolsover.
l New Chevrons entertain at Holmewood Miners Welfare.
l Newborn do Chesters, Whitt Moor, Chesterfield.
l Wild McBride play the George and Dragon, Beighton, Sheff.
l The Crashes hit the Royal Oak, Brampton.
l Richie Taylor plays the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.
SUNDAY, MAY 15
l Keith Davidson sings at Brimington Social Club.
l Old queens The Pitz play the Ashgate Hospice Drag Race after-party at The County, Chesterfield, from 1.30pm.
l Alabama 3, The Beat, Transglobal Underground and veteran punks UK Subs feature on the final day of the Bearded Theory Festival, Kedlestone Park.
l Vamp land at Clowne Rock & Blues Club.
l The Diamond Band Challenge brings another set of contenders to Sutton’s Diamond.
l Sunday is the open music night at The old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.
l South Side Jazz blow into the Royal Oak, Brampton, from 4pm.
l Robert King plays the Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.
MONDAY, MAY 16
l Rush play Sheff Arena.
l It’s jam night at Chesterfield’s County from 8.30pm.
TUESDAY, MAY 17
l Tuesday is open acoustic night at the Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.
l All-girl tribute to the mighty Metallica, Misstallica play Sheffield’s O2 Academy.
l Punk poet John Cooper Clarke is at Sheff Uni.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
l Former member of Trapeze, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, legendary vocalist Glenn Hughes is at Buxton Opera House.
l Tigertailz and Eureka Machines rock out at the O2, Sheff.
l You And What Army, Under The Influence, Redemtion, From The Get Go and Hero Of The Day tag team Sheffield’s Corporation.
l Polarsets are at Sheffield’s Forum.
l Olly Murs plays Sheff City Hall.