Tag Archives: Northampton


slowthai, Brixton Academy, London

Another sold out gig by slowthai. This was the final show of the Northampton rappers’ Bet Ya A £5er tour before Ty headed over to Europe and then America to open for Brockhampton.

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Look Mum No Computer, The Black Prince, Northampton

Another packed night at The Black Prince for Look Mum No Computer. Featuring Game Boys, so many wires and some great electronic tunes.

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Gary Numan, Roadmender, Northampton

The most lights I’ve ever seen at the Roadmender with virtually no space to shoot due to the barrier being so close to the stage and there being a box for a monitor cutting the […]

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slowthai – Birmingham / Milton Keynes / Northampton

In recent months, slowthai has well and truly been putting Northampton on the map. The rapper released his debut LP Nothing Great About Britain in May to critical acclaim. Rather than retrospectively publishing some galleries […]

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Sleaford Mods, Roadmender, Northampton

A couple of photos from Sleaford Mods’ return to Northampton. Ahead of their gig, Andrew and Jason did an in-store signing at Spun Out. SBD Promotions main main Phil Moore was on hand to write […]

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Skindred, Roadmender, Northampton

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 […]

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Peter Murphy & David J, Roadmender, Northampton

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. […]

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The Lovely Eggs, Roadmender, Northampton

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 […]

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Echo & The Bunnymen, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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 […]

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Level 42, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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 […]

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The Schizophonics, The Garibaldi, Northampton

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 […]

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Billy Lockett, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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 […]

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Don Broco, Roadmender, Northampton

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 […]

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Amy Macdonald, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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.  […]

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British Sea Power, Roadmender, Northampton

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 […]

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The Jesus & Mary Chain, Roadmender, Northampton

Having photographed The Jesus & Mary Chain in Birmingham a few days previously, the band headlined The Roadmender in Northampton on Wednesday night. Playing, unbelievably enough, with even more smoke on stage. Support was by […]

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DMAs, Roadmender, Northampton

DMAs can’t stay away from the UK, or the Midlands and were back at the Roadmender for the second time in two  years this month.

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Olly Murs, Louisa Johnson, Northants County Cricket Club

Olly Murs and Louisa Johnson headlined Northants County Cricket Club in July. Below are a few images from the show, with the review by Kate Owens. More photos are available over at www.northamptonchron.co.uk Little boys […]

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The King Blues, Picturedrome, Northampton

The King Blues headlined the Picturedrome in Northampton on Saturday. Led by singer Itch, the band is out on the touring in support of their new album, The Gospel Truth – their first LP in […]

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Paul Weller, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Paul Weller headlined a sold out Royal & Derngate on Sunday night. Joined by former Northampton men Andy Crofts on bass and Ben Gordelier on percussion, Weller went down a storm. Below is Jeremy Casey’s review […]

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The Shires, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Here’s a few photos of country music duo The Shires who headlined a sold out gig at Royal & Derngate tonight. The Shires are currently on tour across the country following the release of their second […]

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Skindred, Roadmender, Northampton

Here’s a few pics of Skindred who headlined the Roadmender in Northampton tonight. Great gig and some nice lighting at the venue. There will be a full review online at the Northampton Chron tomorrow and […]

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The Lovely Eggs, The Lab, Northampton

The Lovely Eggs returned to Northampton after a four-ish year absence on Sunday night. They played to a sold out Labour Club and were ace. The duo’s latest single Drug Braggin’ is out now on […]

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Jazzy Jeff, Roadmender, Northampton

DJ Jazzy Jeff headlined The Roadmender in Northampton on Saturday night. Main support was by Symphonica who are also pictured below.

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Fox Chapel, Ginger Snaps and Honey Lung, Roadmender, Northampton

Fox Chapel headlined the Underground stage of the Roadmender on Friday night to mark the release of their new single Ice Cream. Support was by Ginger Snaps and Honey Lung. A few pics from the […]

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Leo Robinson, Dept of Meat, Northampton

Leo Robinson launched his new EP 4000 at the Dept of Meat, in Northampton on Friday. Here’s one pic from it.  

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Public Image Limited, Roadmender, Northampton

This man looks both angry and a bit upset. Was a great set though. He’s still got that menacing glare.

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Catfish and the Bottlemen, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Here’s a couple of images from Catfish and the Bottlemen who played to a sold out Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Saturday. Singer Ryan Evan Van McCann and an audience shot.  

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Shane Filan, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Former Westlife man Shane Filan who played at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Saturday night. There should be some more on www.northamptonchron.co.uk in the coming days.

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Grandmaster Flash, Roadmender, Northampton

The legendary Grandmaster Flash headlined the Roadmender last night, continuing a string of sold out shows at the venue. A great night featuring a mixture of soul, hip-hop and 70s disco among other things.

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Travis, Roadmender, Northapton

Another sold out gig at the Roadmender tonight. This time from indie rockers Travis, playing the venue for the first time since 1997. Pictured below is singer Fran Healy. More photos and a review will […]

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Eliza And The Bear, Roadmender, Northampton

Eliza And The Bear played a sold out gig on the Roadmender’s Underground stage in Northampton on Friday night. The band release their debut album in April. Here’s a couple of photos from the gig. […]

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We Are Scientists, Roadmender, Northampton

A quick shot of Keith and Chris from last night’s gig at the Roadmender in Northampton.

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University of Northampton Counterculture day

Alan Moore and Scroobis Pip were among the guest speakers at the University of Northampton’s Counterculture day last weekend. A great day, loads of great speakers including Robin Ince and Josie Long.

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Lucy Rose, Roadmender, Northampton

A few pics of Lucy Rose at the Roadmender in Northampton last night. Great gig, if – as Rose conceded – a bit of a strange one. Lesson of the night – don’t annoy her […]

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Space, The Picturedrome, Northampton

Liverpudlian indie rockers Space headlined a sold out gig at The Picturedrome in Northampton on Saturday night. As well as a handful of new tracks, the band played hits from their classic albums Spiders and […]

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Johnny Marr, Roadmender, Northampton

Great gig by the legend that is Johnny Marr at the Roadmender tonight. The place was absolutely packed. Only minor gripe was the lack of front facing lights.    

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Starsailor, Roadmender, Northampton

Starsailor’s frontman James Walsh, from the band’s gig at the Roadmender in Northampton.

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Alive at Delapre: Sunday – Alfie Boe

The final night of Alive at Delapre was headlined by Alfie Boe who was accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra. Bit of a different crowd for this one. Enjoyable all the same though.

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