About Us

Indietracks is a unique summer music festival, combining steam trains and indiepop music!

It takes place at the Midland Railway Centre in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, and the next festival will be held on the weekend of 28-30 July 2017.

Indietracks postcard

What’s Indietracks like?
Each year around 50 new and established indiepop artists perform across a range of stages at the festival. Visitors are free to enjoy steam train rides, railway attractions and museums, discos, art and craft workshops, great food and a selection of real ales. Read more on our what’s it like? page.

How long has this been going on?
2017 will be our 11th year! The first Indietracks events took place in 2007, and we’ve been running every year since. Previous artists include Saint Etienne, Teenage Fanclub, Camera Obscura, The Go! Team, Edwyn Collins, Gruff Rhys, Allo Darlin’, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Hidden Cameras, The Vaselines, Slow Club and Emmy The Great. Read more on our Previous events page.

Will I have a good time? 
It’s very important to us that everyone feels happy and safe at Indietracks. Everyone is welcome. We won’t tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment, such as sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia or anything else.

Compilation albums!
Every year we release a download compilation album featuring bands playing at the festival. All proceeds go to the Midland Railway charity. Indietracks compilations 

Stay in touch!
If you’d like to stay up-to-date with future Indietracks news, please follow us on Twitter or Facebookor subscribe to our e-newsletter by emailing indietracksmailinglist2@gmail.com