‘Dirty Honey are up there with the best live bands I have ever seen..and I have seen a lot of bands.’ Sunday Night and a long anticipated trip to the Corp in Sheffield. Dirty Honey have sold out everywhere recently and having listened to their 2021 self titled album release I was keen to see …

A trip to the Alder Bar at Kelham Island in Sheffield on a very cold January night for what promised to be a relaxed, intimate (and sold out) gig at a venue I hadn’t been to before. First impressions were really good, a real ale welcoming pub atmosphere, a separate room for live entertainment and …

First gig of 2023 and what a great start at the Leadmill in Sheffield First up was Airforce formed in 1987by Guitarist Chop Pitman and featuring former Iron Maiden drummer Doug Sampson. A great six song opening set with strong vocals from Flavio Lino who joined the lineup around 3 years ago. With clear Maiden …

Thursday night at the Leadmill Sheffield for Richard Hawley and impressively the third sold out show of the week. Support tonight came from Before Breakfast, hailing from Sheffield the band have an individual sound with the hook being superb vocal harmony. Great audience banter from singer Gina Walters, an all round relaxed set of mainly …

I was pretty happy to get the opportunity to shoot and review this show being one of only two external photographers allowed a photo pass on the night.  Radio X were the hosts for this sold out event which was also filmed for a streaming special on Global Player, to be aired on 5th December …

A trip to the iconic Leadmill venue in Sheffield for a sold out and notably first UK solo tour date for Marcus Mumford. Fresh on the back of his new album ‘Self Titled’ anticipation in the room was notable from the start. Mumford has a huge fan base and the venue could likely have sold …

A Friday night trip to a venue in my hometown Sheffield City Hall for a sold out Squeeze show. Arriving just in time for what was an interesting support choice in Dr John Cooper Clarke, described as a ‘punk poet.’ The Dr has performed since the 70’s supporting lots of well known bands along with …

A trip to the O2 Academy last Friday, Skid Row had been on my list of bands to see for a while. I had been intrigued by the online differences of opinion and comparisons made following the departure of Sebastian Bach. However new frontman Eric Gronwall didn’t disappoint so read on for more on this. …

A trip to Foundry Sheffield on Friday for a sold out Beabadoobee show. Supporting were Pretty Sick, hailing from New York and signed to the same record label as tonight’s headline and notably The 1975. The band describe their music as indie Rock and they certainly impressed tonight, opening with new release ‘Heaven’ from the …

The weekend of 26th to 28th Sept saw a trip up the motorway to Leeds for what promised to be a fantastic weekend of live entertainment.  I decided to stay on site for this one and as a press guest was thankfully offered guest weekend camping. I’m pleased to say that it was very civil, …