Elbow and Paul Weller to play Cheshire observatory – ticket details

The Modfather and Guy Garvey and co will headline this year's Live From Joddrell Bank

Elbow and Paul Weller will headline this summer’s Live From Jodrell Bank event.

The event takes place at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank on June 23 and 24. Joddrell Bank is an observatory located 20 miles from Manchester which houses the third largest telescope in the world.

Elbow will headline the event’s first night on June 23, with Weller following on June 24. As part of the event’s ticket price, punters will be able to attend hands-on science workshops, lectures and experiments.

Weller releases his new studio album ‘Sonik Kicks’ next month, while Elbow are currently working on new material for the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’. You can watch a video interview with Weller discussing ‘Sonik Kicks’ by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

See Jodrellbanklive.co.uk for more details about the event.

Tickets go onsale on Thursday (March 1) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Live From Joddrell Bank tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.