This year’s Derbyshire Times Band of the Year was held at Real Time Live for the second year running, and what a hard-fought competition it was! The standard of the 43 entries received was phenomenally high – but only 12 bands could make it through to the live semi finals, held on 24th February and 4th March, to a roomful of mid-week support from local music lovers. (more…)
If you went to Download 2014, you may well have seen a group of lads from Sheffield rocking it on the main stage. Receiving a well-deserved 5K rating on their debut album (This is the Six) and winning Kerrang! magazine’s K! Award for Best British Newcomer in 2012, While She Sleeps have built a loyal fan base, with almost a quarter of a million Facebook ‘Likes’. (more…)
When we asked for some help to revamp our upstairs smoking area, our superstar Graham responded with a ramp for easier access together with handy shelving for drinks and – ta da! – an overhead shelter to keep off the rain. (more…)
As well as promoting new, up and coming bands from different genres, we’re also seeing a demand for nostalgia events, taking people back to the days before responsibilities took over.
Many of our most popular tribute band sets hark back to days gone by, with the music of AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, KISS, Foreigner, Adam and the Ants, The Who, The Stones and Fleetwood Mac amongst many others bringing you flocking in. (more…)