THURSDAY, SEPT 8
Howlin’ Mat brings acoustic folk and blues to The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
Blue Bayou pay tribute to the legendary Roy Orbison at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel.
James Oakley plays Chandlers, Chesterfield.
Art Of Deception, with support by Wes Milligan, play Sutton’s Diamond.
FRIDAY, SEPT 9
Double Cross are at the Princess Victoria, Matlock Bath.
The Zedz hit Brampton Manor, Chesterfield.
The Whitwell Festival of Music kicks off at the Whitwell Centre, with John Tansley, Shanks’ Pony, Northern Monkey and Ferocious Dog.
The Pitz, practically petrified veteran rockers, are at Matlock’s 2010 bar.
Ruberlaris, Chezzy indie-ska aces, support The Selector at The Venue, Derby.
Firecracker/Vida are at West Street Live, Sheffield.
The Stop, Drop, Rock Tour hits Sheffield’s O2 Academy, with Forever And A Day, Under The Influence, Strangle Kojak, Room 94, Ker-Plunk and Half-Cutt DJs.
Downslide, Nail Harvest and Awooga bring the noise to Sheffield’s Corporation.
Andy J entertains at The Victoria, Staveley.
Greendate do The Diamond, Sutton.
Katya entertains at the St Helen’s. Stonegravels, Chesterfield.
Suite Zero are at Chesters, Whitt Moor.
Modfellas do The County, Chesterfield.
Onboard The Craft Festival lands at South Wingfield Social Club, with bands including Pre-med, Here and now, Litmus, Cosmic, Dr Hasbeen and Poison Electric band playing over two days.
SATURDAY, SEPT 10
The Wirksworth festival all-dayer hits the Red Lion, with The Piracy, Neon Rail Road, The Outakes, Riptide, Okapi, Default, Causeway Lane, Bury The Ladybird and Stuck In Second playing from 2pm.
Salty Dog bring the blues to the Poet and Castle, Codnor.
The Zedz are at the Blue Ball, Hillsborough.
The Whitwell Festival of Music continues at the Whitwell Centre, with the DismissiveATTACK, Stumble, Smiling Ivy, The Offenders, Suite Zero, Traitors’ Gate, Pint of Mild, Monkey’s Uncles, John Mitchell, Green Fortune, Backyard Buskers, The Silver Darlings, Whiskey Bob Shaker, Jack’s Rake and Mark Nichols. It kicks off at 2pm.
Ruberlaris travel to Shrewbury to play the Ska Barn Blitz with The Trojans.
Howzat bowl ‘em over at Brimington Social Club.
East 17 turn back the clock at Sheffield’s O2 Aacdemy, with Dorian Graze, Blythe Majors and Mark David.
Sea of Lions land at The Corporation, Sheff.
Velozity launch their new EP at Sheffield’s Plug, with Sunday For The Suspect, Soul Happening and These Old Shoes.
Blair Dunlop is at the Parish Centre, Stonegravels,
Traitors Gate rock the Butcher’s Arms, Brimington.
Heartbeat Hollies entertain at Holmewood Welfare.
Desperado pay tribute to The Eagles at the Diamond, Sutton.
John Nolan brings the music of Elvis Presley to the Boot and Shoe, Grassmoor.
Wild McBride play the 2010 Bar, Matlock.
Three Legged Cat hit the County, Chesterfield.
Anastacia entertains at The Victoria Club, Whitt Moor.
Carnival roll up at The Royal Oak, Brampton.
Mark and Rachel’s Karaoke hits the St Helen’s. Stonegravels, Chesterfield.
Lynne Jordan is at Chesters, Whitt Moor.
The Oboard The Craft festival continues at South Wingfield Social Club.
SUNDAY, SEPT 11
The Whitwell Festival of Music rounds down at the Whitwell Centre with a chilled out jazz/blues afternoon session from 2pm, featuring Jazznotes with John Sanderson, The Hummingbirds Blues Band and Miss 600.
Marcus Malone plays Clowne Rock and Blues Club.
The Idle Hands get busy at Newark Blues Festival. Lisa Ashleigh does Brimington Social Club.
The Old Poets’ Corner holds its weekly open music night.
Saxonized pay tribute to Saxon at Sutton’s Diamond. I V.Stroke support.
Stevie Stephenson entertains at the Victoria Club, Whittington Moor.
AJ and Geordie’s Karaoke comes to the St Helen’s. Stonegravels, Chesterfield.
Alabama Ted does Chesterfield’s County.
MONDAY, SEPT 12
Ruberlaris do The Soyo, Sheff.
The Ian McMillan Orchestra are at Buxton Opera House.
Dolly Parton is at Sheffield’s Arena.
The Kate Jackson Group and Mercury Rising are at Sheffield’s Plug.
Charlie’s Karaoke comes to Holmewood Welfare.
Jam night comes to Chesterfield’s County.
TUESDAY, SEPT 13
Al Needham’s jazz band are at The Badger, Brockwell.
The open acoustic night comes to the Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.
The Bluetones make a final slight return when their farewell tour reaches the O2 Academy, Sheffield.
The Artists’ Night Out comes to the St Helen’s. Stonegravels, Chesterfield.
Peter Thorneycroft. resident pianist, entertains at the Market Place Restaurant, Cromford.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 14
Karima Francis plays Shefield’s Forum