Aynsley Lister
Beth Hart
Chantel McGregor
Connie Lush & Blues Shouter
Danny Bryant
Dr Feelgood
Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges
Ian Siegal
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Joe Bonamassa
John Otway
King King
Marcus Bonfanti
Matt Pearce and the Mutiny
The Nimmo Brothers
Nine Below Zero
Skinny Molly
Stan Webb
Stevie Nimmo
Walter Trout
Wilko Johnson

Off the Tracks
Great eclectic festivals based at Park farm Hotel, Castle Donnington, Derbyshire. The spring festival is more acoustic based while the September festival is a full on celebration of all forms of wonderful music. Great camp-site with lots of beer to choose from as well.

Upton Blues Festival
An absolutely superbly run FREE festival set in the beautiful Worcestershire riverside town of Upton upon Severn. Upton Blues Festival has grown from a small event in 2001 in just a couple of pubs into a festival that fills the town with many thousands of music fans, two main stages, an acoustic stage and ten pub venues creating over 130 free performances in three days!

The Great British Rock and Blues Festival
Firmly established rock and blues festival which takes place yearly at the end of January at Butlins in Skegness (Yes.... I did say Butlins in Skegness!!)

Blues In Britain
Each month, Blues in Britain magazine reports on the blues scene, with emphasis on what's happening here in the UK.

Derby Evening Telegraph
The local paper giving all the info, news etc in the Derby and surrounding areas.

Derby County FC
The best football club in the Midlands (and probably the world!!) Now in the safe hands of Frank Lampard, let's hope we get promotion back to the Premier League where we belong asap. Come on you RAMS!!!!!

Derbyshire Cricket Club
The best cricket club in the Midlands!

Derby Camra
Our very own local beer specialists who organise not one but two of the UK's best beer festivals. Happy Days!

The Flowerpot
The BEST real ale pub in Derby and one of the UK's most respected live music venues.

Top Derby music shop selling everything a muso would ever want or need.

Mick Moonshine
Derby based classic rock DJ, publisher, agent and all round top bloke

Cerys Matthews BBC Radio 2 Blues Show
Great show keeping you up to date with all that's happening in the world of blues music.

Pyjama Media
Video Production/Editing and Website Services - built the Raw Promotions website!

Peter Woolley - Watercolour Artist
Excellent artist with regular local exhibitions. A great range of books and videos/dvds on offer as well. Does a great course for those of you who want to learn the skills.

Rattle And Drum
Excellent music shop in Derby town centre. Drums, guitars, PA equipment and everything else you may need as well. Great on line shop as well