Gig Goer

If you live and breathe music, Derby’s exciting music scene is the place for you. Whether you idolise world-famous stars or champion up-and-coming bands, Derby has all the gigs and festivals you need.

From watching popular artists in big bustling music venues to discovering rising stars in independent pubs, Derby is the ideal place to see both hidden talent and established international bands.

If you’re a keen festival goer, iconic annual festivals like Download and Y Not Festival are close to Derby. For those who prefer a smaller stage, the city also has an exciting pub music scene with great places to enjoy live music. If you’re passionate about playing music yourself, Derby also has regular open mic nights and venues to showcase your talent.

If your life is better with music, join us and experience the best of Derby.

Derby Drummer
Derby Band
Derby Concert