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Real Time in Chesterfield

“Chesterfield is home”: Q&A with Real Time Music

At the top end of Chesterfield, halfway up Marsden Street sits the Real Time Music shop.

Above it the Real Time Live venue, behind it the back rooms for music tuition.

The music shop is run by Tony Rodgers, 63. When he’s not helping you find that guitar you want or that dandy strap for your banjo, he’s the keyboard player for the popular local hepcats, the Little Dog Blues Band.

By his side is Laura Wainwright, 28, who has been with the shop for fourteen years, and when she’s not restringing your guitar or fixing that dodgy treble knob, she’s engrossing herself in kooky Japanese music.

Undoubtedly, these two win the badge of cool by not trying to wear it. Let’s ask the friendly duo some questions.