Music

Building upon the digital outreach they have produced since their venues were forced to close six weeks ago, Royal & Derngate has launched Royal & Derngate at home, a digital platform packed with creative content for audiences to watch, join in with and share from their homes. Showcasing all areas of the theatre’s broad programme, […]

Community radio stations across the country have united on social media and in song to raise awareness and support for the sector. Over 50 stations have written to John Whittingdale MP, Ian O’Neil at DCMS and Dame Melanie Dawes at OFCOM, following the announcement of changes to the Community Radio Fund, which stations say doesn’t […]

“I Feel like I owe my life to the health service, it’s my way of sayingthank you” Amidst these most troubling times of the long and distinguished history of our National Health Service, none has posed such a systematic threat like the coronavirus. With all the statistics of people contracting or sadly dying from the […]

Northants-based musician Josh Wylie has been putting together online playlists of independent artists and bands to help them still spread their music and gain some revenue during the period of uncertainty. In the wake of gigs being cancelled across the county, musicians and other freelancer entertainers could be facing massive financial difficulties in the coming […]

Our very own Claire Care recently had the opportunity to chat to American rock singer/songwriter Suzi Quatro. Suzi spoke to Claire about her childhood and humble musical beginnings with sisters, her newest album that she co-wrote with her son, and some fun trivia, including the ludicrous amount of sunglasses Suzi owns!

NLive’s Clare Care recently had the pleasure of talking to English singer and songwriter legend Steve Harley. You can hear what he had to say about his childhood, the famous Make Me Smile song and his new album Uncovered, which is mostly made up of interpretations of songs created by peers and contemporaries of Steve.

2019 is rapidly coming to a close along with the decade, and what a year it has been, with artists putting Shoetown on the map both nationally and internationally. To cast our memories back, I have compiled a review of just some of the highlights of the last 12 months.

Mundays, Kian Russell and Thetragicband form the line up for the next Shoetown Sounds event on Friday night. Highlights from the night will feature on future editions of the Rachel Thomas show. It takes place at The Lab and tickets are £5 on the door or via Eventbrite here. You can find out more about […]

NLive was out and about at the various stages during Northampton Music Festival. Presenter Colin Read was providing coverage live on Facebook including the video of Empyre below.   To view the full playlist of NLive videos from NMF19 click here Rachel Thomas will be featuring highlights from the festival on her show on Friday. […]

You can share in the fun of NMF19 by tuning into 106.9fm for our live broadcast from the main stage. We’re also creating Facebook Live posts on Shoetown Sounds and the NLive Facebook page. Kings Gambit, Lunaxis, Empyre and The Blockheads are the main stage acts.


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