Northampton shops ready for the return of Record Store Day this weekend

Record Store Day is back on Saturday with shops and collectors across Northampton getting ready for this year’s event.

Picture: David Jackson

Review: Idles cement formidable reputation at sold out Craufurd Arms show

David Jackson reviews Idles at the Craufurd Arms, Wolverton
Jasper Carrott with Bev Bevan

Live music dates announced for Kilworth House Theatre.

Tributes to The Eagles, The Bee Gees and Lionel Richie are among the line up for a series of one off shows which have been announced by Kilworth House Theatre.

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The Feeling

The Feeling to play million selling debut LP in full at Roadmender

The Feeling will be playing their debut album in full when they headline the Roadmender later this year.

Oksana King

Treats galore for classical fans as Brixworth Music Festival returns

The Brixworth Music Festival returns this Friday with performances throughout next week at All Saints Church in the village.

Mark Morriss

Bluetones frontman returns to Northampton venue after acclaimed show

Following a lauded performance in 2016, frontman of The Bluetones Mark Morriss is returning to the Charles Bradlaugh in Northampton on April 28 for another solo show.


Roadmender to rock to the sounds of Stormbringer and Sarpa Salpa

Northants metallers Stormbringer are headlining the Roadmender on Friday April 27 with alternative quartet Sarpa Salpa playing the following night.

The Fureys

Fury, Fureys and Bip back to headline gigs at Core in Corby

The Core is gearing up for a busy run of live gigs with Strictly Sixties Gold, The Billy Fury Years and The Fureys heading to the Corby venue in the coming days.


REVIEW: Arcade Fire rewrite the rulebook at Birmingham show

Peter Ormerod reviews Arcade Fire at the Genting Arena, Birmingham
Tad Newton

Jazz and swing night in Northampton to raise cash for charity

A night of jazz and swing will be raising money for the charities Anthony Nolan and Cafod - Just One World, next week.

The band's hits include Feel Me, LivingOnThe Ceiling, Blind Vision and Don't Tell Me

Electronic pioneers Blancmange to headline Roadmender

British electronic band Blancmange will headline the Roadmender in November.

The view from the stage at Fairport's Cropredy Convention

22 acts lined up to appear at Fairport's Cropredy Convention

The full line up for this year's folk festival has been revealed
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The band compriseLewis Pike, Anton Eager,Terry Eaves and Callum Fitzpatrick

Rock with The Cheap Thrills at Northampton pub

Liverpool garage rock quartet The Cheap Thrills are out on tour and headline The Charles Bradlaugh in Northampton on April 20.

Nine Below Zero released their first record in 1980

Top blues band Nine Below Zero headline Roadmender

After supporting UK legends Squeeze last year – and securing a reputation as ‘one of the best Blues bands around today’, Nine Below Zero bring their UK tour to the Roadmender on April 14.
The Bootleg Beatles

Treats for Beatles and Fleetwood Mac fans at Northampton venue

A limited number of tickets remain for The Bootleg Beatles who headline Royal & Derngate on April 21.

Lionel Richie will be kicking off his UK tour at Franklin's Gardens in June

Big name singer announced as support act for Lionel Richie concert in Northampton

Two special guests will join Lionel Richie on his 'All The Hits' UK Summer Tour later this year.

Jay Brook of Ginger Snaps

Latest single by Ginger Snaps picked for BBC Radio 1 playlist

The latest single by Ginger Snaps will be played on daytime BBC Radio 1 throughout this week after being chosen for its official playlist.
The festival will take place in a secret location

Sold-out Shambala reveals music line-up at Northants festival

The organisers of the Shambala Festival have revealed the line-up which will play this year's sold-out event.
We Are Scientists

Review - We Are Scientists entertain at sold out Craufurd show

After ‘15 years of trying to get to Milton Keynes’, We Are Scientists headlined the Craufurd Arms last week.

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Shed Seven's hits include Chasing Rainbows, Getting Better and Going for Gold

Shed Seven to play Roadmender warm up gig

Shed Seven will headline the Roadmender in June ahead of the band's biggest headline gig in Manchester the next day.

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