Animals magic

Steve Cropper
Steve Cropper

The Animals and Friends, with special guest Steve Cropper, can be seen at Buxton Opera House for a performance on Tuesday, August 30, at 7.30pm.

Performing a catalogue of their smash hits including The House of the Rising Sun, original members John Steel and Mickey Gallagher (The Blockheads, The Clash, Paul McCartney), will be joined by John E Williamson (Titanic) and Peter Barton (Mindbenders, Boomtown Rats) to play their greatest hits such as We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, It’s My Life, Bring It On Home To Me and Boom Boom.

Joining them onstage is legendary American blues guitarist Steve Cropper, who over the course of his career has been part of Booker T & The MGs before finding cinematic and musical fame as a member of The Blues Brothers Band.

Tickets for The Animals and Friends are priced at £19 and £21 and discounts are available. Call the box office on 0845 127 2190 or buy online at