It’s been a cracking year for The Lovely Eggs with their latest LP, This Is Eggland featuring praise from fans and critics alike. Third time playing in Northampton I think, and first time on the Roadmender’s main stage. The lighting last night was very red for the headliners, so photos […]

Echo & The Bunnymen are out on tour in support of their latest record, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon. Despite the LP being reinterpretations of some of their biggest hits, the gig was a fairly straight forward affair. Phil Moore from New Boots wrote a review which you […]

Billy Lockett is out on a huge arena tour across the UK and Europe opening for for ELO. Incredible to see the Northampton singer songwriter doing so well. Here’s joined here by Alistair Wilkinson on drums.  

Bass legend Mark King brought Level 42 to Northampton on Saturday night. While not touring in support of anything in particular, the band played in front of a sold out venue. Chronicle & Echo Sports Editor Jeremy Casey wrote a review of the show which you can read here:

Here’s the ‘support your local venues’ post. Last night, Wolf Alice walked away winners of the Hyundai Mercury Prize. Promoters The Pad Presents brought the band to Esquires in Bedford and the Craufurd Arms in Milton Keynes in May 2014. Here’s a few photos from the latter. With two albums under their […]

The Rocked Up Hootenanny saw one of the best one day festivals in the region take place at Rockingham Speedway on Saturday. Among some well established names from rock, alternative and rap, were some of the best bands from the county. Highlights included the final show by headliners Arcane Roots, […]

Craig David headlined the County Cricket Ground in Northampton on Saturday night. Joining the award winning, chart topping, singer songwriter was Rita Ora, Samantha Harvey and Bobii Lewis. Below is a few photos from the night. Johnson Press colleague Steph Weaver was on hand to review and you can read her […]

Here’s a few more photos of Paul Weller who headlined the Genting Arena in Birmingham on Friday night. The gig was rescheduled after the ‘best from the east’ caused the original date to be cancelled earlier in the year. Supporting Weller were Stone Foundation. Our resident Weller fan Jeremy Casey […]

Iron Maiden celebrated front man Bruce Dickinson’s 60th birthday in style at the Genting Arena in Birmingham on Wednesday night. A spectacular show to a sold out audience featured tracks from across the iconic metal band’s career. As usual, I was out after three, but thankfully Krysthla bassist Carl Davis […]

OK, this is one of those posts with loads and loads of photos. Probably too many, but there we go. Folk stalwarts Fairport Convention were back hosting their annual Cropredy Convention festival this month. There were dozens of acts playing across the three days. Here’s photos of everyone playing during […]