GIG GUIDE: Make a date with the High Peak’s live music scene

Aprille and the Shower
Aprille and the Shower

The Buxton Advertiser’s weekly gig guide for the period Friday December 27 to Thursday January 2.

Friday Dec 27

Queen’s Head Hotel, Buxton: Purple Cloud of Funk.

The Oakwood, Glossop: Five-piece punk ska reggae rock covers band Tvod. Doors 8.30pm. £5.

The Hare & Hounds, New Mills: The Vipers. 8pm.

The Winking Man, Upper Hulme: Rock night with live band Muthahumbuca and DJ Roy & Dodge in the club. 9.30pm. Non-members £5, members £3.

New Inn, Buxton: The Hootles, 70s/80s rock/blues/country duo.

Saturday Dec 28

Dove Holes Community Centre: Dove Jazz Club party night. 8pm-11pm.

Queen’s Head Hotel, Buxton: Manchester Ska Foundation. 9pm.

The Cotton Tree, Bollington: American bluegrass with Aprille and the Shower. 2pm. Free.

The Beehive, New Mills: Berlin’s finest indie/electronica DJ team, DJ Birdman & Djane Twisterella. 7pm.

The Oakwood, Glossop: Raintown Seers + Steve O’Donoghue & James Holt. Doors 8.30pm. £5.

Moon & Sixpence, Glossop: Gypsy Love Child.

Sunday Dec 29

London Road, Buxton: The Vipers, from 4pm.

Queen’s Head Hotel, Buxton: One Million Fingers.

Monday Dec 30

Queen’s Head Hotel, Buxton: Rose Amongst Thorns.

Tuesday Dec 31

The Crossings, Furness Vale: Fuzzy Felt World. 9pm. Free.

Queen’s Head Hotel, Buxton: The Scavengers.

19th Hole, Fairfield: New Year’s Eve party and fireworks, with entertainment By AJ. 7.30pm. Free.

The Queen’s Arms, Old Glossop: Soul night with DJs Eric and Ian. 8.30pm.

The Railway, Buxton: Rock ‘n’ Roll with Buddy Holly tribute act Graham Holly + disco. 8pm. £5.

Sterndale Moor Social Club: Rebels Retreat Country and Western Club & Sterndale Moor Social Club present Phil Steele. All welcome. Doors 8pm. £6.

New Inn, Buxton: Run Out the Guns, four-piece Irish Ceilidh. £8 adv.

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