ASPIRING local bands who want to play at this year's music event in Accrington, are being invited to dust off their demos and send them to the organisers.

The annual festival which takes place Oakhill Park, will be on August 12 this year.

A recent demo, photograph and biography are what's needed and should be sent to Nick Hunt at Mid Pennine Arts, The Mechanics, Manchester Road, Burnley.

Sponsors for the event are also required and anyone who can help should call Janet at Mid Pennine Arts on 01282 421986.