Don’t Miss a Beat with Music in Derby this Autumn

Musical top picks

Mon 7 Aug 2017

We've got a host of fantastic shows full of music taking place this autumn. With a variety of genres on offer, you're sure to find a show you'll love! Read on to find out what's coming up...

Josh Okeefe - Wed 13 Sep

Josh Okeefe carries southern Appalachian traditional sounds to new urban contemporary stylistic interpretations that leave modern audiences hungry for more. The folk singer is flying over from Nashville, Tennessee back to his homeland for his first ever theatre performance.

Dreaming the Night Field: A Legend of Wales - Fri 6 Oct (part of Derby Folk Festival)

Honour, justice, magic and transformation collide in this spellbinding new storytelling and music performance, which evokes the ancient Welsh legend of The Fourth Branch of The Mabinogian

Derby Folk Festival - Fri 6 - Sun 8 Oct

Following the fantastic success of the 2016 festival, Derby Folk Festival returns to take over the city once again with another exciting list of performers. The line-up is a who’s who from the broad spectrum of folk music and includes Oysterband, Show of Hands, False Lights, O’Hooley & Tidow, Coope, Boyes and Simpson, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Bob Fox, Martin Simpson, Leveret and Winter:Wilson, along with many more great artists. As well as ticketed events concerts and events, there will be dance displays throughout the streets, and free music performances during Saturday and Sunday as part of the ever-expanding fringe. 

Someone Like You, The Adele Songbook - Thu 2 Nov

Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC Adele Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance. 

Creeds Cross, The Celtic Journey - Fri 3 Nov

Made up of some of the world’s finest musicians, Creeds Cross play their fantastic new arrangements alongside their very own huge songs, together with some jaw dropping dance arrangements performed by the brilliant Maeve McPhillips. Creeds Cross, The Celtic Journey is a show not to be missed for fans of Celtic rock. 

We hope to see you at one of these shows!