Indietracks is a celebration of independent, creative and DIY pop music. It takes place on a heritage steam railway site in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside.
Our most recent festival was on 28-30 July 2017, with artists including The Wedding Present, Cate Le Bon, Martha, Joanna Gruesome, Frankie Cosmos, The Tuts, The Wave Pictures and Skinny Girl Diet. Please visit our line up page for full details.
What’s Indietracks like?
Each year around 50 new and established DIY / indie pop 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 was 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, Cate Le Bon, Gruff Rhys, Allo Darlin’, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Art Brut, The Hidden Cameras, The Wedding Present, Slow Club and Emmy The Great. Read more on our Previous events page.
Every year we release a download compilation album featuring bands playing at the festival. All proceeds go to the Midland Railway charity. Indietracks compilations