Gig guide

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Thursday, July 30

Funeral For A Friend play a sell-out show at Real Time Live, Chesterfield. Support from The Vestals and Inherit The Stars.

Alto Night (indie, new wave and alternative music) at The County, Chesterfield.

Peter Franks All Stars at Unwin Club, Sutton-in-Ashfield.

Friday, July 31

Snoop Dogg and Super Furry Animals among the performers at YNot Festival, Pikehall, near Matlock.

Reasons to be Cheerful (tribute to Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Elvis Costello and The Ramones) at The County, Chesterfield.

The Kahunas play at Old Poets Corner, Ashover.

British Blues Award nominees Stomp and Holler, with brass section and six singers, play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Saturday, August 1

The two-day Vic Fest returns to The Victoria, Staveley, in aid of Air Ambulance. Performers are The Experience, Barnie Rubblz, Alex Spacie, Bad Penny (4.15pm), Plain Shame, Firewire, Fallen Angel, Witch Tripper, Chicken Needles, Junction.
Headliners at YNot Festival near Matlock are Basement Jaxx and Ocean Colour Scene.

Caught Stealing play rock covers at The County, Chesterfield.

Origin play indie rock at The Grouse, Brampton, Chesterfield.

Bad Penny play at Chesters, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, in the evening.

The Moode play at Brimington Social Club.

Forever Mod play at The Stonegravels, Chesterfield.

Steveo’s 50th birthday bash at Real Time Live, Chesterfield.

The Pitz play at the Red Lion, Birchover, 7.30pm start.

Tomkatz play rock ‘n’ roll at The Shinnon, North Wingfield.

Stonewall Jackson play at Matlock Conservative Club.

Swansong play covers at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
Tony Fletcher entertains at Hilltop W.M.Club, Bolsover.
Nutty Boys play ska and punk at the All Inn, Staveley.

Sunday, August 2

Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders and Nigel Clark (lead singer from Dodgy) top Dronfest at Sheffield Road, Dronfield. Tickets £12 (adults), £5 (under 16s), £8 (over 65s). Proceeds to charity.

Shadow Enclave, Weathered Eye, The Dollarhyde$, Farenheit, The Old Romantics, Your Next, Forever MOD, The Carnival play at the Vic Fest in The Victoria, Staveley.

Primal Scream and Johnny Marr at YNot Festival, Pikehall, near Matlock.

The Shambles Duo at the Royal Oak, Brampton, 4pm.

Snakewater play at Clowne Community Centre.

Paul Franks entertains at Old Whittington Miners Social Club, Chesterfield.

Adam Austin entertains Brimington Social Club.

Keep The Faith (soul/Motown and Northern Soul) at The County, Chesterfield.

Shaun Byrne sings classic pop, rock and country at the Old Poets Corner, Ashover.

The Moo acoustic session at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Monday, August 3

Grouchoval plus Grave Experience jam session at The County, Chesterfield.

Wednesday, August 5

Open mic night, hosted by Chris Ferminger, at The Nelson, Stonegravels, Chesterfield.