Barnsley Unplugged

Barnsley Unplugged - every Friday at 12.30

If you are a solo artist or part of a band in the Barnsley area then 'Barnsley Unplugged' is for you! Every Friday, 'Barnsley Unplugged' takes over Dearne FM on Matt's daytime show at 12.30pm. Matt plays a track from a local act and tells you where you can hear more music from the chosen artist. If you want to be part of 'Barnsley Unplugged' and be in with the chance to hear your music played on Dearne FM, then fill in the form below or contact the studio on 01226 20 40 40, or tweet @barnsleyunplug.


  • The Outcharms - 2nd March

    Friday, March 2nd, 2018 12:30pm

    The Outcharms are from Doncaster.

    They are releasing another song called "You're Not Mine" next Friday (9th Mar).

  • District - 23rd February

    Friday, February 23rd, 2018 12:35pm

    District are a five piece rock band from Doncaster. They enjoy gigging in their local area and performing their original songs. The music video for 'Our New Dream' their original song can be found on their Facebook page @districtbandofficial along with videos from their gigs.

  • Jilly Riley - 16th February

    Friday, February 16th, 2018 12:45pm

    Following the launch of the chain message was the making of the single Without Love. The song was written by Jilly and features band Skinny Living, Wakefield Community Gospel Choir and the young voices at Stockingate Mill Junior School along side her self. It was recorded in 10 different locations including the back bedroom, a church and various different classrooms and contains more than 270 voices, oozing love and grassroots vibes! 

    Without Love is now available to download.

    Schools For Chiapas, an organization supporting sustainable living and education to Zapatista communities, Mayans resisting oppression, throughout Chiapas, Mexico. Find them here at


  • New Road Kings - 2nd February

    Friday, February 2nd, 2018 12:30pm

    New Road Kings are a three piece indie rock band from Barnsley consisting of Matt Wesley on lead guitar and vocals, Lewis Rotchell on bass and Dom Turton on drums.


  • Saints Among Us - 24th January

    Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 12:30pm

    Doncaster/Sheffield-based Saints Among Us, a female-fronted alt-rock quartet.

    This is their next single - out on the 31st January.