Friends of Coldplay Debs Wild [pictured] and Danny McNamara are amongst a panel of judges to offer one up-and-coming band or artist the incredible chance to play at the Manchester Arena as the opening act at Versus Cancer.
The winner of each week is voted for by Xfm listeners and announced by Clint Boon on Music Response the following Monday evening from 19:00.
Then a panel of judges (including Hacienda DJ and now Director Of A&R at Sony BMG, Mike Pickering, A&R Director of EMI Publishing, Alex Jones Donnelly, Boss of SJM, the UK's biggest live music promoter, Simon Moran, The A&R Consultant who discovered, amongst others, Coldplay, Debs Wild and Embrace frontman Danny McNamara) will pick their favourite of the four weekly winners.
The winner will open Versus Cancer 2008 at the Arena on February 23.
Read the full story (and enter if you're a band!) here