Kicking off the gig season with one of my favourite bands
After two years away, it was good to be back...
Met up with Canada's finest as they made their first UK festival appearances
Cincinnati's finest debut I Am Easy To Find at Manchester's "Sounds of the City" series
One day like this a year will see me right..
The boys from Bailiff Bridge celebrated 21 years of their debut album in style
Celebrating 100 years of Leeds United with a helluva party!
Had the privilege of photographing the legendary frontman of Faces.
Raucous punk show, and one of the toughest gigs I've ever shot.
Finally got round to scratching Victoria Warehouse off my bucket list.
Seven years since releasing their last studio album, Snow Patrol headed to Leeds to debut Wildness - their seventh offering
Frank Turner and Jimmy Eat World on one lineup? Yes please.
Kicking off 2019 in explosive style.
I signed off 2018 with something a little bit different
Fun night of proper American rock'n'roll down at the Arena
Alt-J returned 'home' for a special show at the iconic town hall in support of their re-mix album Reduxer.
Great to be back at the Apollo, photographing one of my favourite bands.
Riffs. More riffs. And hair. ALL THE HAIR.
You won't have heard of Cleopatrick yet. You will do soon.
Good afternoon, Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, Mark speaking. Please tell me how may I direct your call?
Dave and co brought Concrete and Gold to the UK in spectacular fashion.
Possibly the biggest band I will ever photograph. No pressure...
Inaugural show in recently restored 18th Century landmark.
The Manics bring their 13th album to Leeds
Frightened Rabbit - Editors - Minor Victories 'Alright Group' debut in Leeds
Grant and Taka turn back the clock with mammoth hit-laden set.
'Uncle Guy' and co were back in town, but with an new old friend
Modfather's "A Kind Revolution" tour hits Yorkshire
What better way to start 2018 than with Marmozets tearing the roof off the Leadmill..?
Drawing 2017 to a close with some Finnish glam metal
Penulitmate show of the year: Eez eh!
"Our Kid" kicked off his first solo Arena tour in Leeds.
Brighton's gold boys' debut arena tour hits Leeds
Tough night at the Apollo
Finally got to scrub the charismatic singer-songwriter from my bucket list
Rivers and pals bring Pacific Daydream to Manchester
Great show, but a tough shoot.
Tiny venue, huge show
The epic Sleep Well Beast tour hit the UK
So. Much. Fun!
Glastonbury headliners get nostalgic in Manchester.
"I know a place we can go, where you'll fall in love so hard that you wish you dead"
Missed you, Leeds x
One of my favourite acts to shoot, at one of my favourite venues to shoot at. This was definitely a no-brainer for me.
The lovely folks over at Mixmag sent me over to Manchester for Chase & Status' live return.
Opening night of the Revolution Radio tour
What better way to end the year than photographing my favourite band on their latest Arena tour?
Header over to my favourite venue last month to catch Jack Garratt's sold out show.
Back to manchester for some good old balls-out rock and roll
Mr Treys' brought his Trick tour to Leeds
It's been a long four years...
Live music made a fantastic return to Roundhay Park
Inaugural one-dayer at Manchester Ritz
Possibly the most civilised show I've ever shot.
Back for round seven - featuring five headliners!
"When you find that things are getting wild, don't you want days like these?"
huge home-from-homecoming show for Wakey's finest.
Headed back to The Netherlands to photograph this absolute gem of a festival
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…
Madchester heroes hit Leeds on their "Girl at the End of the World" tour
"What's with these homies, dissing my girl?"
Spent a couple of hours with one of the worlds greatest Saxophonists
Another great show at my favourite venue
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.
Awesome night of neo-pyschedelia
Caught the second date of the UK tour - along with every other music photographer north of Stoke, it would seem.
Got to hang with Tunbridge Wells' finest for the first date of their rescheduled tour
Kicking 2016 off at my favourite venue. That'll do.
A somewhat disappointing final show of 2015.
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.
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…
After a handful of tough gigs, I was in need of an easy-shooting, well-lit Arena show - Imagine Dragons duly obilged.
One of those nights where, as a photographer, if you didn't laugh you'd probably cry.
I've been deliberating exactly how to approach this post in light of recent events for the past few days
Can't beat shooting proper Rock/Metal bands.
Fantastic artist. Fantastic show. Fantastic venue.
What better way to kick of gig season? Well, maybe some lights..
For a good few years I've been itching to scratch 'shoot a foreign festival' from my bucket list
“John’s got Brewer’s droop - he get’s intimated by the dirty pigeons. They love a bit of it.”
Had a ball photographing Live at Leeds again for NME this year.
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.
I caught up with The Dunwells for the grand finale of their "Light Up The Skies" Tour at Leeds Town Hall.