Black Honey were back at Esquires in Bedford this month. The band released their self titled LP last year and returned to the venue for the first time in more than two years for another cracking set.

It’s always great fun photographing Skindred who returned to the Roadmender as part of their Big Tings tour. Below are a few of the band from the pit and balcony. Support was by Sonic Boom Six and The Wax Lyrical Sound. I wrote a review of the gig for the Chronicle […]

Bauhaus legends Peter Murphy and David J played to a sold out Roadmender on Sunday night performing the band’s debut album In The Flat Field in full as well as a selection of other hits. It was the first time the duo had played Bauhaus material together in the county […]



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 […]