Grennan backin Bedford for hometown gig and signing to mark LP launch

Tom Grennan is returning to Esquires for a special album launch show and singing session next month to celebrate the release of his debut LP Lighting Matches.

The Lovely Eggs

Indie favourites The Lovely Eggs play Esquires date

Cult underground duo The Lovely Eggs are on the road touring in support of their latest album This Is Eggland and head to the region on Friday.

The Barratts

Northampton gig ahead of festival date for The Barratts

The Barratts are headlining the This Feeling club night at The Roadmender on Saturday night.

Kenneth J Nash

Northampton gears up for music festival this weekend

The organisers of this year’s Northampton Music Festival are urging people to head into the town on Sunday to enjoy performances by a selection of homegrown talent.

The Homelanders first played in 1962

Have Guitars gig to mark new book on Northampton music scene

Bands from Northampton’s music scene from the last 60 years will be reuniting for the fourth annual Have Guitars…….Will Travel Live gig at The Picturedrome this weekend.

Bananarama's Keren looking forward to AmpRocks

It seems almost inconceivable that at the height of their fame in the 1980s, the original girl group Bananarama never went out on tour as a trio.

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Tom Hingley is bringing his band The Kar-pets to the venue

Influential acts to headline Esquires

Bedford Esquires is gearing up for another busy week of gigs with headline shows by The Chameleons (Vox) and Tom Hingley, former  frontman of the Inspiral Carpets.

King Purple

Northants bands team up for tour of the region

Kettering trio Monarchs and Corby’s King Purple kicked off ‘The Royal Tour’ earlier this month and are getting ready for a series of gigs in the region.

The Blues Band

Leading blues and country acts head to Wellingborough

The Castle is hosting blues stalwarts The Blues Band and a tribute to Glen Campbell next week.

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The Members formed in 1976

The Members bring the sound of the suburbs to town as they to make their Northampton return

Punk favourites The Members return to Northampton next week for the first time since playing the County Ground almost three decades ago.


PICTURE GALLERY: Lionel Richie in Northampton

Thousands of people danced all night long to megastar Lionel Richie in Northampton on Friday night.

Miles Kane was in great form at the Roadmender on Friday night (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

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Miles Kane plays the Roadmender on June 1 (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

Miles Kane promising to 'blow your socks off' as he makes Roadmender return

His forthcoming new album is called Coup de Grace, but this is far from any kind of end game for Miles Kane, who plays the Roadmender in Northampton on Friday night.
Besides the usual selection of beers and other alcoholic drinks, there will be music on main and acoustic stages

Organisers reveal acts playing at annual beer festival in Northampton

The organisers of the annual Northampton Beer Festival have revealed full details of the bands and musicians which will be playing at this year’s event.

See Leeds band in Corby before festival show

KOYO are playing a special Download Festival warm up gig at the White Hart in Corby on June 7.

Donna Taggart

Unsigned global star Donna heads to Corby

Irish singer songwriter Donna Taggart is bringing her UK headline tour to The Core in Corby on June 8.


Thousands flock to NEC for final leg of annual Slam Dunk festival

Thousands of punk, rock and metal fans from across the region descended on the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Monday for the final day of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival.

Tickets for intimate Ash gig on sale this Friday

Alt rock trio Ash will play Esquires in Bedford this summer as part of a short run of UK dates before heading to America.

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Sean Paukl

Jamaican rap star Sean Paul to play headline show in region

Chart-topping Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, American hip-hop star Fatman Scoop and BBC 1’s Charlie Sloth will be heading to the region this summer.

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Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen to bring LP tour to Derngate stage

Echo & The Bunnymen will headline the Royal & Dertngate this autumn following a run of sold out shows this month.

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