The beat goes on - despite the coronavirus

Fans are finding a way to keep the music playing despite Covid-19 Credit: ITV Granada

It's a miserable year for music lovers with the closure of clubs and the cancellation of many top festivals from Glastonbury to the North West's very own Creamfields.

So how are they filling the gap caused by coronavirus?

The organisers of one event, which is still under review, have come up with an ingenious answer. Once a week they play to an empty room - and the fans are flocking in.

This report from Andy Bonner, contains some flashing images.