Santa Cruz @ Manchester Academy

Drawing 2017 to a close with some Finnish glam metal

Kasabian @ Leeds Arena

Penulitmate show of the year: Eez eh!

Liam Gallagher @ Leeds Arena

"Our Kid" kicked off his first solo Arena tour in Leeds.

Royal Blood @ Leeds Arena

Brighton's gold boys' debut arena tour hits Leeds

Wolf Alice @ Manchester Apollo

Tough night at the Apollo

Father John Misty @ Manchester Apollo

Finally got to scrub the charismatic singer-songwriter from my bucket list

Weezer @ Manchester Apollo

Rivers and pals bring Pacific Daydream to Manchester

The National @ Manchester Apollo

The epic Sleep Well Beast tour hit the UK

Radiohead @ Manchester LCCC

Glastonbury headliners get nostalgic in Manchester.

The Cribs @ Leeds Arena: Mens' Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever

"I know a place we can go, where you'll fall in love so hard that you wish you dead"

Future Islands @ Leeds Refectory

One of my favourite acts to shoot, at one of my favourite venues to shoot at. This was definitely a no-brainer for me.

Chase & Status @ Manchester Apollo

The lovely folks over at Mixmag sent me over to Manchester for Chase & Status' live return.

Green Day @ Leeds Arena

Opening night of the Revolution Radio tour

Biffy Clyro @ Leeds Arena: Final show of 2016

What better way to end the year than photographing my favourite band on their latest Arena tour?

Jack Garratt @ Manchester Apollo

Header over to my favourite venue last month to catch Jack Garratt's sold out show.

Steel Panther @ Manchester Arena: Hair, Spandex and Filth

Back to manchester for some good old balls-out rock and roll

Jamie T @ Leeds Academy

Mr Treys' brought his Trick tour to Leeds

Feeder @ Manchester Ritz. Back with a bang!

It's been a long four years...

Strange Waves 2016

Inaugural one-dayer at Manchester Ritz

Katherine Jenkins @ Bolton Abbey

Possibly the most civilised show I've ever shot.

Ocean Colour Scene @ Millennium Square: 20 years of Moseley Shoals

"When you find that things are getting wild, don't you want days like these?"

The Cribs and friends @ Millennium Square

huge home-from-homecoming show for Wakey's finest.

Biffy Clyro @ Headrow House: Exclusive acoustic show

Had the pleasure of being invited down to take some shots of Biffy Clyro performing an intimate acoustic set in Leeds. The show was only available to ticket holders for this years Leeds Festival (which Biffy are due to headline), and provided the…

James @ Leeds Arena

Madchester heroes hit Leeds on their "Girl at the End of the World" tour

Weezer @ Manchester Academy. Finally!

"What's with these homies, dissing my girl?"

An evening with Colin Stetson

Spent a couple of hours with one of the worlds greatest Saxophonists

Jess Glynne @ Manchester Apollo

Another great show at my favourite venue

Marina & The Diamonds @ Leeds Academy: feeling nostalgic

Six years ago I had the opportunity to photograph Marina for the first time. Little did I know at the time how well shooting that show would serve me.

Tame Impala @ Manchester Arena: a bold step

Awesome night of neo-pyschedelia

The Libertines @ Manchester Arena

Caught the second date of the UK tour - along with every other music photographer north of Stoke, it would seem.

Slaves @ Leeds Academy: the boys are stepping up

Got to hang with Tunbridge Wells' finest for the first date of their rescheduled tour

Hozier @ Manchester Apollo: And we're off!

Kicking 2016 off at my favourite venue. That'll do.

Mumford & Sons @ Leeds Arena: the fairground shooting gallery

A somewhat disappointing final show of 2015.

Alt-J @ Leeds Arena

One of my final shows of 2015, photographing one of the first acts I shot at the start of the year - the homecoming of Leeds most successful export of recent years.

Behind the scenes with Everything Everything

I arranged to spend a couple of hours with Everything Everything during the soundcheck for the homecoming finale of their latest tour at Manchester Apollo. Over the past twelve months EE have been a mainstay on my Spotify. I reacquainted myself with…

Imagine Dragons @ Leeds Arena

After a handful of tough gigs, I was in need of an easy-shooting, well-lit Arena show - Imagine Dragons duly obilged.

Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Manchester Apollo: so much promise

One of those nights where, as a photographer, if you didn't laugh you'd probably cry.

Eagles of Death Metal @ Leeds Beckett SU: A sombering reflection

I've been deliberating exactly how to approach this post in light of recent events for the past few days

Bullet For My Valentine @ York Barbican

Can't beat shooting proper Rock/Metal bands.

James Bay @ Manchester Apollo: not just any old singer songwriter

Fantastic artist. Fantastic show. Fantastic venue.

Florence + The Machine @ Sheffield Arena: Second start

A second attempt to get gig season up and running

Future Islands @ Manchester Academy: Back to the grind

What better way to kick of gig season? Well, maybe some lights..

Blur @ Blackpool Empress Ballroom (and my rambling thoughts on stardom)

“John’s got Brewer’s droop - he get’s intimated by the dirty pigeons. They love a bit of it.”

Teho Teardo and Blixa Bargeld

Recently I was approached by the lovely folks over at Opera North to cover a few shows for them. This was a cool opportunity for me to try something different - get myself out of my comfort zone, so to speak.