I’ve been covering some more gigs for GigJunkies. Now I’m a long-term fan of Chappo (I’ve been following him for about 4 decades now, since the days with Family) – he’s always given a fully committed performance. You can read the full review on the Gig Junkies website.
Photo gallery from the Moseley Folk Festival, 2014 – with Richard Thompson and the Waterboys headlining
13 September, 2014 Events, Music Tagged Arc Iris, Boat to Row, Boo Hewardine, Cannon Street, Chickenbone John, Dan Whitehouse, Deborah Rose, Felice Brothers, Festivals, Folk, Georgia Ruth, Lau, Lisa Knapp, Lisa O'Neill, Lords of Thyme, Marissa Nadler, Miles Hunt & Erica Knockalls, Moseley Folk Festival, Music, Music Photography, Old Dance School, Olion Byw, Olof Arnaulds, Richard Thompson, Stealing Sheep, the Rails, The Waterboys, Tom Hickox, West Midlands, Woods, Zervas & Pepper
I managed a couple of days of the Mostly Jazz Festival (or as it now is, the Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival). A couple of days in the sunshine, listening to some Jazz and catching acts like the Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Mavis Staples …
21 July, 2014 Events, Music Tagged Albare, Alexia Coley, Birmingham, Cody ChesnuTT, Festivals, Fun Lovin Criminals, Hannah Williams & the Taste Makers, Ibibio Sound Machine, Jay Prince, King Khan and the Shrines, Kraak &Smaak, Lack of Afro, Lucinda Belle, Mavis Staples, Moseley, Mostly Jazz 2014, Mostly Jazz Soul and Funk 2014, Music, Music Photography, Myron + E, Omar Souleyman, Peaky Blinders, Radio Riddler, Sons of Kemet, Soul Jazz Orchestra, The Impellers, West Midlands
Photos from the press pit at Coventry’s Godiva Festival, 2014. Headline acts include Lightning Seeds, Happy Mondays, The Selecter and Buzzcocks – but there’s a lot besides …
8 July, 2014 Events, Music Tagged Batsch, Buzzcocks, Coventry, Dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip, Festivals, Funeral for a Friend, gigjunkies, Godiva Festival 2014, Happy Mondays, Horace Panter's Uptown Ska Collective, Hula Girls, Jimmy Weston, Lightning Seeds, Little Matador, Music, Music Photography, Nina Baker, Stone Foundation, Swamp Donkey, The Ordinary Boys, The Selecter, War Memorial Park, We Are Scientists, West Midlands, Yes Sunshine, Young Aviators
I’m absolutely chuffed to be working with the gigjunkies.com website – I get to see some of my favourite bands, and take photos of them. My first assignment was The Blues Band at Tamworth Assembly Rooms. You can read my buddy Cat Onisko’s review on the GigJunkies site.
25 June, 2014 Events, Music Tagged Blues, Dave Kelly, Gary Fletcher, Gigs, Music, Music Photography, Paul Jones, Rob Townsend, Tamworth Assembly Rooms, The Blues Band, Tom McGuinness
Images from the Birmingham Oxjam takeover 2013
29 April, 2014 Events, Music Tagged Birmingham, Cherry Reds, Drakelow, I Am Anushka, Luke Wylde & the Japes, Music, Music Photography, OxJam Birmingham 2013, Racing, Ravens
I had some time off after my course ended, so I took some time out to check out the Jazz Festival
14 January, 2013 Events, Music Tagged 52 Skidoo, Arthur Brown Jazz Band, BB Swing, Birmingham, Dixie Ticklers, Gig photography, Greg Abate, Les Zauto Stompers, Music, Music Photography, Spats Langham Hot Fingers, Tad Newton's Jazz Friends, Tipitina
My photos from the OxJam Birmingham Takeover Festival in October 2012
14 January, 2013 Events, Music Tagged Antelope, Boat to Row, Is I Cinema, KeziaSoul, Missy Rodriguez, Music, Music Photography, Oxjam Birmingham 2012, Paul Murphy