Jodrell Bank and its huge Lovell Telescope may be best known as a centre for the study of Astronomy.
But this weekend thousands of music fans will converge on the Cheshire site to shake a leg to one of Manchester's best known and best loved bands.
Rob Jaskowski has more.
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