Ian McNabb to play at Buxton

 IanMcNabb-5SepThere are plenty of treats for music fans lined up at Buxton Opera House and the Pavlion Arts Centre in the next few weeks.On September 5 at 7.30pm Ian McNabb, (pictured)  lead singer of The Icicle Works will perform music from his critically aclaimed albums, including his Mercury Music nominated concept album Head Like a Rock. Support will come from jazz pianist Louis Gordon and violinist Graham Clark, who are firm favourites on the Buxton acoustic scene.

For those who enjoy jazz, Pavilion Arts centre offers the chance to see some of the best jazz musicians in the North West during Sunday lunchtime concerts which take place each month.

Coming up on September 6 will be Chronology offering Blue Note standards with smooth Latin rhythms, foot tapping swing and funky backbeats.  For Classic music fans the venue’s Friday lunchtime Coffee Concerts provide recitals from some of the best classical musicians in the country. Polaris Duo will deliver the next recital on September 11 – offering a beautiful duo of harp and saxophone.

The sound of ‘The Big O’ will fill the Opera House on  September 13 when Barry Steele’s Roy Orbison and Friends relive all the hits on stage with a full band and big screen show.

The following evening folk fans are in for a big treat as Bellowhead’s fiddle player Sam Sweeney (BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year) is offering a touching and unique show, exploring music and narrative based around stories from the First World War.

The BRIT Award-winning trio Blake are also appearing in Buxton, at the Arts Centre on September 15, with Blake In Harmony a show inspired by the harmonies of groups such as the Three Tenors, the Bee Gees and the Lettermen.