I almost didn’t bother leaving the house last night. Too hot, Monday night etc etc. However, I’m glad I did because The Schizophonics were flipping amazing. A definite contender for the hottest gig of the year, but a fantastic performance by the San Diego ‘fuzz rock’ trio and great to see […]
The Bedford River Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary at the weekend with tens of thousands of people descending on the town’s river and surrounding area to enjoy a whole range of entertainment. First time attending and I was kinda blown away by the scale of the event and just how […]
Tom Grennan celebrated the launch of his debut album Lighting Matches with two shows and signing sessions at Bedford Esquires. Hundreds queued to see Grennan play in his hometown, two days after the release of his LP. Grennan was joined by Northampton’s Danny Connors on guitar and Adam Gammage on […]
A few of The Lovely Eggs who headlined Esquires as part of their jaunt around the UK supporting their new album This Is Eggland.
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 […]
Just a few for now from the Slam Dunk Festival at the NEC in Birmingham.
This was a fantastic homecoming gig for Billy Lockett, virtually selling out the Royal & Derngate’s Royal stage. Some fantastic lighting during the show which saw Lockett perform, unaccompanied, on the piano. Joining him was Cousin Avi. First time back shooting at the R&D since Amy Macdonald’s headline gig last […]
Bedford rockers Don Broco headlined the Roadmender this week as part of the second leg of their Technology Tour. Joining them were Yungblud and The LaFontaines. The take home from this gig – keep an eye on your kit, as a 24-70 rolling off a ledge onto a concrete floor ain’t […]
The Manic Street Preachers brought their Resistance Is Futile tour to the Arena Birmingham this week. Joining them were The Coral. Another great set by Wales’ finest, even if the lighting was a bit ropy at times.
Arcade Fire may have split opinions with their latest album Everything Now, but live they are still fantastic. They’re Genting gig saw them playing in a ‘boxing ring’ style stage in the middle of the area with ropes surrounding the band for the first couple of songs. Bit of a […]