Pop, rock, folk and r ‘n’ b stars are making tracks for Derbyshire to perform in an annual celebration of music.
Buxton launches its 11th Four Four Time festival next week, paving the way for concerts by Richard Hawley, Heidi Talbot, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
Britpop poster boys Cast kick off the festival, playing at the Opera House on Saturday, February 16. Their show will feature tracks from their highly acclaimed 2012 album Time Bomb as well as choice cuts from their back catalogue.
John Etheridge, the guitarists’ guitarist, heads up The Zappatistas who specialise in bringing to life Frank Zappa’s greatest music. The jazz-rock band play at the Opera House on February 19.
Sheffield darlings Heaven 17 bring their mix of art-school electronica and lush funk arrangements to the Opera House on Thursday, February 21.
We are giving away tickets to see Cast, The Zappatistas and Heaven 17. Simply email which of those three bands you would like to see, and email your name, address and daytime phone number to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries close on Wenesday, February 12, 2013. Winners must make their own way to Buxton Opera House.