Derby LIVE is pleased to announce a host of fantastic shows full of music to be performed in Derby this autumn. With a variety of genres, there is a show to suit every music enthusiast in the next few months.
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 on Wednesday 13th September. Josh Okeefe will be performing at the Guildhall Theatre at 8.00pm and tickets are priced at £13.25.
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. Dreaming the Night Field, A Legend of Wales will be performed at the Guildhall Theatre on Friday 6th October at 7.30pm, as part of Derby Folk Festival. Tickets are priced at £12 (concessions available) and the show is suitable for those aged 12 years+. This show is also included as part of the Derby Folk Festival, so those with festival tickets will be able to watch as part of the price.
Following the fantastic success of the 2016 festival, Derby Folk Festival returns to take over the city once again from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October, 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. Derby Folk Festival will take place in the Cathedral Quarter, with tickets priced between £24 and £88. Concession and family tickets are available.
For soul enthusiasts, Someone Like You is bound to deliver. 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. Chameleon Music Marketing and Katie will be bringing Someone Like You, The Adele Songbook, to the Guildhall Theatre on Thursday 2nd November at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £20.
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. It will be performed at the Guildhall Theatre on Friday 3rd November, at 8.00pm with tickets priced at £22.25.
Tickets can be purchased through the Derby LIVE Box Office by calling 01332 255800 or on the Derby LIVE website. They can also be purchased at the Sales and Information Centre, on the Market Place.