Month: August 2018

Local rock band Stormbringer have a sound that’s going to take them to the biggest stages but they’re happy to pay their dues in smaller clubs and venues. With a string of critically acclaimed albums and fresh from their support slot at Sixfields Rock Festival, Peter Dennis spoke to vocalist Jimi Brown and bassist Darren […]

Last weekend, Breakfast’s Chris Harris and Rock Your Sock Off’s David Luck travelled up to Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival, alongside photographer Meg Shipham. Wearing NLive T-shirts to represent the station, we saw some great shows, interesting exhibits and did some great shopping! David is still up in Edinburgh this week, as he’s performing at […]

An Indie-pop band largely made up of University of Northampton students have just released their first EP. Five-piece Northampton band, Lunaxis, recorded the EP ‘What Good Is Their Love’ with the help of recent Popular Music graduates Jamie Hyde and Mattie Wensor – who helped write and record the EP as part of their final […]

A Northampton company sponsored star footballer Kelly Smith at a charity match to benefit the Grenfell Tower community. Ensafe Consultants backed ex-England AllStar legend Kelly Smith in the football fundraiser in aid of The Grenfell Foundation. The record goal scorer was one of the famous footie faces and big-hearted players who took part in the […]

Local musician Pat Fish is quite possibly the quintessential English eccentric artist. As a solo performer and with his band The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy he has released a string of critically acclaimed albums whilst circumnavigating the mainstream. Tours and adulation followed in North America and Europe yet he remains criminally underappreciated in his native UK. […]

Rachel Schouten and Rachel Thomas broadcasted live from Irchester Country Park’s Woodfest event, bringing you some great live music, all held together by Mark Stroud and Leigh Jamison in the NLive Studio!   Woodfest featured a plethora of great local music across two stages on a beautiful August weekend, and we at NLive were there […]

The outgoing boss of Royal & Derngate Martin Sutherland has warned that Northamptonshire’s councils must fund the arts to help the economic recovery of the area. When the County Council is abolished new unitary authorities will be formed and not all the councillors taking part will have experience of providing arts funding. Martin said his […]


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