On the 24th of June, at the ever so scenic surroundings of Jodrell Bank Cheshire, Paul Weller will be playing a very remarkable gig along with special guests Graham Coxon, Baxter Dury and Little Barrie.
This unique concert, (put on the map last year when Flaming Lips displayed in full force their usual extravagance), takes place at the university of Manchester's iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. Confirmed as Weller's main support, Graham Coxon will be anticipating his 8th solo album release on April 2nd entitled 'A + E'. Having previously collaborated with Paul Weller on the single 'This Old Town' , Coxon seems the perfect match to compliment the indie veteran.
Also supporting will be son of legendary showman Ian Dury, Baxter Dury, who has made a name for himself in his own right, becoming one of musics most intriguing wordsmiths. His latest release 'Happy Soup' cemented in more than his fair share of festival appearances for the sumer with it's unique 'seaside psychedelic' sound.
Finally on the line up is Little Barrie, who will bring a slice of rock n' roll swagger to the mix, are true heavyweights on the scene. Having worked with Primal Scream, The Chemical Brothers and Spiritualized, the band's lead guitarist, Barrie Cadogan is often referred to as the greatest guitarist of his generation. All in all, there are four of the most experienced and celebrated artists of our time playing in the shadow of the Lovell telescope. As Weller said himself..."I'm excited to play Jodrell bank, it's always good to perform in unique places and this will be the most unique of them all! It's going to be a great show in a great space age setting".
So, that's the music in order, what else does the day have to offer. Well, before one of the best gigs of the year kicks off, attendees will be able to participate in a fantastic range of hands on experiments and workshops on site on site at Jodrell Bank. So, you can see the stars before you hear the stars...sounds good!
Tickets are £35 and hold no age restrictions. So if you want to get your kids into great music, this is a great incentive.