Things aren’t right. The latest version of WordPress isn’t playing ball with the theme / skin I’ve been using for a few years on this website and there’s no simple solution. Images aren’t displaying correctly in blog posts and some of the CMS isn’t working correctly. To exacerbate things, development […]



Amy Macdonald kicked off her acoustic tour at Royal & Derngate in Northampton last night.  Billed as an ‘intimate’ run of gigs, Macdonald played to a pretty much sold out venue, despite admitting being unwell.  Support was by Holiday Oscar,who is also pictured below.  I wrote some words about the […]

Here’s a few photos of British Sea Power who headlined The Roadmender on Sunday night. The band are out touring in support of their latest album Let The Dancers Inherit The Party. Support was by Ill. There’s a review running over at the Northampton Chron written by Phil Moore.

Following the somewhat lackluster gig by Cabbage a few days before, Dream Wife headlined Esquires on Friday and were excellent. Below are a few photos from the gig, with support by Corby’s King Purple and Suzie Wu.           

Cabbage brought their headline UK tour to Esquires in Bedford on Wednesday night. There’s been a sizeable amount of hype around the band since they broke through last year and released Young, Dumb and Full Of… –  a compilation of their early EPs – and ended up on virtually everyone’s ‘Ones […]

In 20 years of watching live music, this was without doubt the best gig I’ve ever seen – let alone been lucky enough to photograph. A truly phenomenal night. My colleague Peter Ormerod was reviewing and wrote the following words, published across Johnson Press sites in the Midlands region. —– […]


Paul Draper brought his UK tour to a close at the Institute in Birmingham on Saturday night. I was joined by Peter Ormerod who reviewed the show for Johnson Press titles across the region. His review is also below. —– How to age if you’re a pop star? You can […]