The Old Star Pub, is a traditional pub, that serves cask ales as well as traditional lagers/ciders etc. The Pub houses live entertainment in the beer garden and inside during the winter on a Friday and Saturday.
On Saturday 15th July 2017, The Old Star hosted the Uttoxeter Rocks gig.
The event was run and promoted by Mark from Crackin’ Snapin’ Promotions, along with Erica, who is the Landlady of The Old Star. Also playing a big part in the organisation of the event were Andy Hartshorne, who arranged the bands and ran the stage, and Andy and Ray, the sound techs from Audio Difference.
I was told by a number of band members that Andy Hartsorne had worked his butt off to support artists during the preparation and run up to this event, and that it was much appreciated.
I have to say that everyone who was involved in this event, should be very proud of themselves and of the successful night which was a product of their blood, sweat and tears.
On arrival at the Old Star, I found parking easy to find which was a bonus, more or less right in front of the pub itself set in the centre of the town which was very picturesque. First impressions told me this was a sleepy little place, however I was soon to find out that Uttoxeter was very much alive.
This quaint old pub beckoned me to go in….. I could already hear music being played so was eager to see who was on stage.