COME Saturday and X Factor favourite and winner Sam Bailey will take centre stage in Steve Steinman’s Vampires Rock at The Forum at Barrow. Sam steps into the shoes of singer and actress Toyah Willcox who played the part of the Vampire Queen for two years performing more than 200 shows. With a tongue in cheek story, spellbinding cast, guitar gods and sexy vampettes, the production takes the audience on a ride through some of the greatest eighties rock anthems, including tracks from Queen, AC/DC, Meat Loaf, Guns N' Roses, Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper and more. Box office 01229-820000.

ONE of the most celebrated championship brass bands in the world performs at Ulverston’s Coronation Hall, on Saturday (7.30pm). Since its inception 70 years ago, Leyland Band has consistently been ranked in the top ten of the world’s 2,000 registered brass bands. Winners of all the major British titles and having represented England in the European finals numerous times, the band has toured worldwide. Box office 01229-587140.

PRIMROSE Piano Quartet performs the penultimate recital in the 2018/2019 Kendal Midday Concert Club season at Kendal Town Hall on Wednesday (1pm). Named after the renowned Scottish violist, William Primrose, the quality foursome was formed in 2004 by its pianist, John Thwaites, together with three celebrated chamber musicians then playing with the Lindsay, the Chilingirian and Edinburgh quartets.