Happy Mondays, Frank Turner, Lethal Bizzle and more just announced for Derbyshire festival

Derbyshire's Y Not Festival has just announced its next round of acts for 2017. Tickets are selling quickly after the music event announced its headline acts. Within hours of the announcement, "tier three" tickets for the Pike Hall festival in July sold out – "early bird", "tier one" and "tier two" tickets having already been sold. ... More

Exclusive footage from Kasabian’s new video starring Noel Fielding and ‘This Is England’ actor

Kasabian have leaked a behind-the-scenes preview at their upcoming new video, which will star both Noel Fielding and This Is England actor Stephen Graham. The band have taken to Facebook to reveal that they shot the video for their new album’s lead single on Friday (March 3). Behind-the-scenes footage shows the band dressed in ... More

Chance for unsigned bands to play at Splendour Festival in front of 20,000 people

The opportunity to perform in front of a 20,000-plus crowd at the award-winning Splendour Festival at Wollaton Park, Nottingham is on offer for the unsigned act which tops this year’s 'Future Sounds' competition. Organised by NUSIC, Future Sound of Nottingham (FSN) will give one lucky Midlands act the chance to perform the opening slot ... More

Liam Gallagher reveals name of new solo album

Liam Gallagher has appeared to Tweet the name of his new album. The former Oasis singer took to Twitter to address what appears to be his sibling, Noel, and added that the title of his first solo album was "As You Were". However, the outspoken rocker is known for using the phrase regularly as a way of silencing his critics, and it is ... More

Neville Staple – Singer from The Specials to play at brand new Chesterfield venue

The original rude boy Neville Staples, from The Specials is heading back to Chesterfield to play a ska-filled night at The Avenue. Playing all 'The Specials' hits (A Message To You, Ghost Town, Monkey Man) Solo Material & extra ska tunes to get you skanking. The gig will take place on the 14th of April. "Neville Staple recreates ... More

Chesterfield venue to welcome original Inspiral Carpets frontman

At the end of the month (31st of March) - The Avenue, Chesterfield will welcome ex-Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley to it's stage. Playing ALL the hits from the Inspiral Carpets songbook. Including 'This Is How It Feels' and 'Saturn 5'. It's truly going to be a night to remember! Support comes from local band 'Gonzo' playing original ... More

Victoria Ballroom – Chesterfield venue that hosted The Who, The Kinks and more to close

Earlier this month, it was reported by the Derbyshire Times that Chesterfield's Victoria Centre is to close - marking the end of an era for live music and comedy in Chesterfield. The report stated: A spokesman for London-based firm Metropolitan Properties Company (FGC), which owns the site, said: "We can confirm that ... More

Chesterfield venue welcomes ‘This Is England’ cast this Saturday

Warp Films, F10 Agency & The Avenue Presents a night of This Is England, The Avenue will be hosting the cast for a night of Britpop, rock and roll and indie anthems. The night will be opened by the acclaimed local band 'The Shoals'  with a set full of Britpop classics. Catapulting you back to the 90's. Their repertoire includes; ... More

Chesterfield’s Indie Mega-Venue Launches Viral Trainspotting Club Night

The Avenue in Chesterfield only launched at the end of December but it has quickly become the place to be for indie music, a one-stop shop for good music in Chesterfield, and you can quite clearly see why. Boasting a whopping capacity of nearly two-thousand, unparalleled for a UK independent venue, and a variety of great gigs and cool club ... More