UFQ's cross-genre appeal sees them occupying a singular position, crossing scenes and continents and sharing bills with the most eclectic range of artists.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. Luke Jackson is a young Roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent and has been performing live since the age of 13.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Bringing together some of the most exciting musicians on the UK folk & roots scene, The Willows blur the boundaries between contemporary song and folk traditions on either side of the Atlantic.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Throw away your preconceptions about what constitutes folk music and open your minds to a colourful pallet of sounds and song.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

We've seen Barry perform as a member of the sensational acapella trio Coope Boyes Simpson; in a duo with our patron John Tams; and more recently with Narthen. His voice is instantly recognisable, and always fabulous to hear.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

We've said the same thing for the last few years, but Derby Folk Festival really wouldn't be quite the same without Kip and Dave - running the folk club events, and appearing on the main stages - they're a wonderful duo, loved by all, and we're delighted they are able to join us again, in our slightly different format.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Steve Turner is a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments; Nick Hart is a folk singer deeply rooted in the English tradition.

The Old Bell Hotel
51 Sadlergate
Derby
DE1 3NQ

Derby Museums present an afternoon with Derby Orchestral Society. Playing all your traditional favourites plus Music from the Musicals.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Acoustickle is the live music platform where audiences discover their new favourite artists, with jazz, soul, RnB, hip hop, folk, reggae and blues acts from across the world having performed.

The Palfrey
7 – 9 Old Blacksmith’s Yard
Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3PD

Derby Cathedral welcome Sam Callahan.

The Sanctuary at Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Cathedral Quarter
Derby
DE1 3GP

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Following their success on 2018’s Britain’s Got Talent and their hugely successful debut Album ‘I’ll Remember you’ charting number 15 in the official album charts and receiving a BRIT certified breakthrough award, the UK’s premier Wartime act, The D-Day Darlings bring their brand new stage show to Derby Cathedral.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

London’s A Cappella Fellas, the Buzztones, are known for being masters of the Medley, Mash Up and Mega Hit.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Two of the finest singers to come out of the UK folk scene in the last 15 years have joined forces.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

A fantastic set from one of the original "Pitmen Poets" and also an outstanding artist on the national acoustic music scene.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, the highly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting...

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

It takes a special blend of musical flair to create memorable songs of yesteryear! Songs with a hint of contemporary—dosed with uncontrolled laughter, deep-rooted couplets and sudden, impromptu shifts—that speak to familiar rhythms of the past.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Join Derby Cathedral for thier 2019 Organ Recital Season.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

Join Grammy nominated and RPS 2018 winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva in the grand and resonant Derby Cathedral, for a spectacular performance led by Sinfonia Viva’s Principal conductor Frank Zielhorst.

Derby Cathedral
18-19 Iron Gate
Derby
DE1 3GP

More than a milestone in jazz, Kind of Blue is a defining document of twentieth century music, one of those incredibly rare works of art that achieve equal popularity among musicians, critics and the public at large.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are out on the road again in 2020. As winter turns to spring Mike, John & John will wrap up their stint on Transatlantic Sessions for another year and bring you their own blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk
Eagle Centre
Derby
DE1 2NF

Following their sell-out performances of Spamalot, Big Adventures Theatre Company returns with their youth theatre to bring to life the classic musical – Chicago.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Relive the sounds and excitement of the 60's with Hey Beatles, the premier Beatles tribute act, showcasing the Fab Four’s biggest hits in a special show at Déda Derby.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Tenor saxophonist Leo Richardson is best known for his honest, straight-ahead, contemporary hard-bop style.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Leicester drummer and percussionist Lee Boyd Allatson leads this spiritual jazz supergroup, focusing on the transcendental music of Alice Coltrane and Sun Ra. Harp, violin, tenor sax (courtesy of Derby favourite Gary Reader) and voice combine with deep grooves and ethereal textures.

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

This season sees the return of an eclectic programme of live jazz!

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

This season sees the return of an eclectic programme of live jazz!

Déda
Chapel Street
Derby
DE1 3GU

Three of the UK’s top tribute acts will come together at The Pattonair County Ground for a night of chart-topping hits on Sunday 15 September.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The Pattonair County Ground
Nottingham Road
Derby
DE21 6DA

A dazzling collection of performers from London’s West End, including former stars from the smash hit musical We Will Rock You, come together to present an incredible tribute to one of the world’s great rock bands.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The Pattonair County Ground
Nottingham Road
Derby
DE21 6DA

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Take a journey back in time as we remember the man, the music, the magic, Michael.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Tina Turner fans prepare to be blown away when brand new show What’s Love Got To Do With It? arrives in Derby.

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

Direct from The West End, experience the ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show as it tours across the UK performing over 100 concerts every year!

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JB

The DCC presents Wrong Jovi, the UK’s newest and finest tribute to rock legends Bon Jovi.

Derby Conference Centre
London Road
Alvaston
Derby
DE24 8UX

Don't miss live music at The Cock Inn every Friday.

The Cock Inn, Mugginton
Junction of Bullhurst and Church Lane
Mugginton
Derbyshire
DE6 4PJ

Livewire are the greatest tribute to rocks greatest band AC/DC, complete with trademark cannons and a wall of Marshall amps.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

Mainly Madness are a group of Two Tone loving musicians that bring the Madness experience to your event.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

The 2 biggest film musical favorites go head to head in this exciting show of dancing and singing and will leave you wanting more as they blaze a trail through some of the best known hits around with great costumes and big screen visuals that compliments the visual aspect of this amazing show.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

Join us for our brilliant Bavarian Night in our Forest Hall and celebrate in true Oktoberfest style.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

The exceptional nine-piece band recreates every slick groove and perfect melody from Mick Hucknall’s remarkable global career in an unparalleled display of authenticity and style, guaranteed to keep the audience dancing and singing all night.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

The Sounds of Simon are a full band tribute to the wonderful music of Simon & Garfunkel.

Conkers at The National Forest
Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

Calling all Lizzie Bennets and Mr Darcys to come along and celebrate.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

A swinging night at the Maze with fine food and live music.

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Playing all your traditional favourites plus Music from the Musicals. Free drink on arrival. Raising funds for Derby Museums’ Endowment.

MUSEUM & ART GALLERY ON THE WARDWICK

Boasting the best part of 100 bands across four stages, showcasing the best in metal from our UK Underground to top International acts along with comedy, karaoke, a mini fairground, the Serpents Lair VIP bar (a fest within a fest for ale, cider and perry drinkers!).

Catton Park
Derbyshire

The Derby Folk Festival has found a home right in the centre of Derby for 12 years, and we’re really pleased with the way the festival has become embedded in the city's events calendar. We have a great location, right in the centre of the country, fabulous acts, and a super-friendly atmosphere. If you've not been before then we'd love you to come and join us

Derby