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MY BRIEF VISIT TO THE LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL 2018

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For this years festival it was the early shift for me from just after 11am (for the first band) until around 2.30pm on the Saturday catching 6 performances and I must admit the standard was pretty high.
Opening the Riverside Stage with one of the best sets I have seen at the festival were Leam/Cov rockers Mara Falls and with their spirited mix of indie sounds and at times Muse like prog rock with plenty of light and shade and atmosphere they went down a storm to the early attendees.
In contrast next up a couple of wonderful vocal performances by The Mission Choir followed by over on the Bandstand stage (no bandstand this year though) the laid-back exquisite folky voice and guitar picking of Rowan Godel.
Back to the main stage for one of our very own, Leamington based Man Made Moon who's easy going style reminded me at times of The Travelling Wilbury's then a quick dash back to the bandstand for a fun set by Warren And The Magpies giving a blue grass feel to many a pop/rock classic.
A class act to finish my visit this year with a stylish set by Kate And The Mooncats (missing Kate as she was at a different festival booked before this one) but her replacement, local singer Claire Glasbey did a fantastic job and the likes of ‘Moondance' and ‘Dream A Little Dream of Me' brought a relaxed and chilled out vibe to the festival.
Great stuff as usual this year and sure I missed a few crackers later.

Andrew Lock

**** "ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME TRUE - THE LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANDREW LOCK 2008-2018" PHOTO EXHIBITION AND SALE - THE OAK HOUSE SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, LEAMINGTON SPA WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 7-10-30PM, ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO ZOE'S PLACE BABY HOSPICE AND THE CINNAMON TRUST***

 Mara Falls      THE MISSION CHOIR      ROWAN GODEL      Man Made Moon      Kate and the Mooncats      Warren and The Magpies    

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NAPTON FESTIVAL 2018 (6th & 7th July ) - A PREVIEW

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Getting close to that time of the year again when the beautiful village of Napton puts on its wonderful annual music festival in the grounds of the village Hall which both showcases local musical talent and features visiting bands/performers from all over the country (and in the case of the returning singer/songwriter Michael Eb as far as Germany) while also raising funds for many good causes.
This year the fun takes place over the weekend of Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of July.
As always something for everybody on the bill again this year with as usual a top draw tribute band taking the headline slot on Saturday and this year that spot goes to renowned Oasis tribute band Oas-is so we are likely to be rocking the night away to the likes of ‘Roll With It', 'Rock N' Roll Star' and ‘Supersonic'.
Also confirmed for the main stage this year the eclectic and fun sounds of Chaos (well received last year) and the smooth, chilled vibes of Kate And The Mooncats.

Returning from 2017 are HunkyDavy with their take on the David Bowie songbook and the girl with the golden voice Matilda Pratt a festival regular is sure to amaze everyone yet again.
A couple of bands on this years bill are made to measure for me (and all of you fellow rockers out there) the rocking rhythms of the mighty AC/DC hitting the Napton stage curtesy of dirtyjACkDC and a set of space rock mixing originals with classics from the genre by Visitation.
The Younger attendees look well catered for with the more modern rocking sounds of Klasside, Maxwell Avenue and Free Galaxy.
Returning again this year is the indoor Hall Stage where the acoustic music will include a solo set by Joe Ash who has graced the festivals main stage a couple of times with her band Derecho, Richard Jag Sebastian and a couple of acts moving from festival appearances on the main stage last year to perform in the hall acoustic style namely Bob Phillips & Frank Richards (on stage last year with the Dylan Rhythm Band and indie style rockers The Rushmore.
All the usual festival amenities will be in place as usual including great value food and drink, plenty to keep the kids occupied and numerous stalls, so hopefully the weather will be kind and we can enjoy one of the best, and certainly friendliest local festivals once again and also tickets are an absolute bargain.

For the latest Napton Festival info timings, camping etc keep an eye on the festival web site
https://www.naptonfestival.co.uk/index.php


The photos above are a few of my unpublished shots of bands/artists performing this year.

**** "ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME TRUE - THE LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANDREW LOCK 2008-2018" PHOTO EXHIBITION - THE OAK HOUSE SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, LEAMINGTON SPA WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 - 7-10-30PM****

Andrew Lock

Catch Oas-Is at The Assembly on 2019-04-12  
 Oas-Is      Chaos      Kate and the Mooncats      The Shady Bunch      HunkyDavy      Synthmachine      Singe      AC/DC tribute: DirtyjACkDC      Visitation      The Rushmore     Napton Village Hall    

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WARWICK FOOD FESTIVAL 2018, THE MUSIC, A FAREWELL & A DOWNPOUR

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As usual for this festival I made my way to Warwick Market place to see what was going on music wise and yet again Leamington's 14 Records did a great job entertaining the hoards of festival goers and this year supplying two stages, the usual main stage by The Rose and Crown with the addition of an acoustic stage by St. Mary's Church.
I did not catch them all in action but managed to take in 8 of the performers, my visits to the second stage included a top notch set by singer songwriter/guitarist Matty Coles (also caught a small part of his main stage set performed as a duo), and one to look out for 15 year old Izzy Dorrington who accompanied herself on keyboards and for some numbers she swapped for an acoustic guitar.
At the church stage I was also impressed with the duo Blind Faith who combined wonderful keyboard melodies with the female vocalists angelic vocals and I was really pleased to see 14 Records marketing manager Gemma Waddell showing what an outstanding vocalist she is on a brace of Dolly Parton classics.
I was so pleased I made a visit to the festival this year, I had clocked that one of my favourite local rock bands Blackwater Ridge were performing but had no idea this was their last ever gig and as always this 3 piece rocked the joint with the likes of ‘Black Night' and ‘Moby Dick' the latter complete with drum solo and their set ended in pure Spinal Tap fashion with knights and a monk joining in the fun.
Also on the main stage I managed to check out part of the usual hi-energy set by local indie band The Rushmore, Grassroutes were as always the life and soul of the party with their infectious mix of reggae and ska with a touch of punk vigour and a full of fun set by The Rawky.
Unfortunately the headline set by James Temple and band that I was really looking forward to had the plug pulled when lighting filled the skies during a late afternoon heavy rain storm.
This years festival itself seemed to be a huge success, really well attended and the music I am sure played its part yet again.

Andrew Lock

**** "ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME TRUE - THE LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANDREW LOCK 2008-2018" PHOTO EXHIBITION - THE OAK HOUSE SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, LEAMINGTON SPA WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 7-10-30PM****

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LAURENCE JONES - TELLING THE TRUTH AT THE ZEPHYR

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No support just two hours of the finest modern blues around curtesy of our local boy Laurence and his red hot, explosive band and talking of his band for me this current line-up is the best he has ever had.
Greg Smith at the back on bass is cool and steady as a rock if not as much of a character as previous bassist Roger Innis but then few people are!, Phil Wilson cuts a dynamic figure on the drum stool with flourishes galore and surely one of Laurence's best decisions was bringing a keyboard player to the band and Bennet Holland is a revelation on the wonderful Hammond and other keys adding an extra dimension to the sound while also suppling quality backing vocals.
All of his studio output was paid a visit with as expected his recently released The Truth album given special attention, this latest work is certainly his most polished and diverse album to date keeping his wonderful blues style but giving us what he says he has always wanted, to produce a crossover blues album like some of his musical heroes.
Most of The Truth material was given a run out with the opening two numbers the same as on the album firstly the wonderful, groovy and funky blues of ‘What Would You Do' followed by the zippy ‘Don't Let Me Go'.
Other standouts from the newbie included with possibly the biggest change of style from Laurence the catchy, light and breezy ‘Keep Me Up At Night' which even had a touch of dare we say dance music about it at times and the intense slow blues of ‘Can't Go On Without You' which included a cracking guitar/Hammond duel and loved Laurence's comment after a string break "you can't break a string on a keyboard".
For me when Laurence pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix (introduced by saying he is the reason he picked up a guitar, pretty sure he is not alone in that!) it is always a magical part of the set and ‘All Along The WatchTower' was an explosive delight with not for the only time in the set Laurence at full light on the fretboard just inches from those of us on the front row.
Another equally magical part of the set and the best version I have heard was going right back to the start of his story with the soulful, blues drenched ‘Thunder In The Sky' from his debut album and the extended solos were a joy to behold.
These days Laurence's stage craft matches his guitar prowess and always improving vocals as he made sure to get right into the fans faces either side of the stage and during one track taking his guitar off stage into the crowd and while surrounded getting down on his knees and soloing with his teeth!
Great to see Laurence bring the extremely young Toby Lee onto stage for a couple of numbers again and this extremely youthful guitar maestro (makes Laurence seem like an old master!) was having a ball sharing licks with our Laurence, surely it cannot be long before we see him on the Zephyr stage in his own right.
The rockiest part of the night introduced with a "Are You Ready To Rock and Roll" was a storming ‘Foolin Me' from the Temptation album with Laurence on full throttle and for crowd participation we had plenty of opportunity to sing along during the smooth, cool and funky ‘I Will'.
For emotional content ‘Thinking About Tomorrow' a song born out of tragedy is hard to beat starting with Laurence alone the rest of the band gradually walked on and joined in making this a special heartfelt moment of a special gig.
Another faultless performance by no longer a rising star but these days a real star of the modern blues scene with the added bonus that he is one of our very own.
Wonderful.

Andrew Lock

**** "ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME TRUE - THE LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANDREW LOCK 2008-2018" PHOTO EXHIBITION - THE OAK HOUSE SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, LEAMINGTON SPA WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 - 7-10-30PM****

 Laurence Jones     Zephyr Lounge    

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PLANET ROCK BRINGS LAURENCE JONES BACK TO THE ZEPHYR

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One of our very best local blues men Laurence Jones is back on home turf this May when he performs at The Zephyr Lounge on Friday 4th in conjunction with Planet Rock (a fine radio station and magazine it is by the way) and it is a sign of how well he is doing that they are on board.
He is sure to treat us to a selection from his recently released (would you believe it!) 5th studio album The Truth as well as fan favourites from his rapidly growing back catalogue.
Last year at the same venue he was simply stunning and he also supported Kenny Wayne Sheperd later in 2017 at The Assembly (unfortunately I was unable to charm my way into covering that one!) and I love it that he regularly continues to include local shows in his gig schedule and long may this continue.
For those of you that have seen this amazing guitarist/vocalist and his band in action I am preaching to the converted but for those that have not had the Laurence Jones live experience treat yourself to a night of top quality modern blues from one of the stars of the genre, and yes for me he is still getting better all the time.
The photos above are a few of my unpublished shots from that amazing Zephyr Lounge gig last year and I have kept back what I think are a couple of crackers for my exhibition this year.

Andrew Lock

***Coming this autumn in Leamington Spa - an exhibition covering my 10 years of gig photography (more info soon)***

 Laurence Jones     Zephyr Lounge    

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LAURENCE JONES - TELLING THE TRUTH AT THE ZEPHYR

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JOHN COGHLAN'S QUO - 12 BAR BOOGIE TIME AT THE ZEPHYR

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For me one of my most memorable nights at the venue for several reasons, it brought back memories of my regular visits to see Quo in action at the N.

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THE IRON MAIDENS - RUNNING FREE IN LEAMINGTON SPA

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LIVE/WIRE ROCK THE LEAMINGTON ASSEMBLY AGAIN

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The mighty sounds of AC/DC once again rang out from the Assembly stage as Live/Wire one of the top rock tribute acts in the country returned to what ...

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LAURENCE JONES BACK IN TOWN SUPPORTING KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD - LEAMINGTON ASSEMBLY MONDAY 30TH OCT

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LIVE/WIRE - TIME TO ROCK OUT ONCE AGAIN AC/DC STYLE AT THE ASSEMBLY (SAT 21ST OCT)

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MOSTLY AUTUMN - 2 WONDERFUL SETS AT THE LEAMINGTON ASSEMBLY

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Mostly Autumn live always give value for money but this show (along with two others on the tour) gave even more as they performed two full sets, the ...

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BELINDA CARLISLE - COMING TO TOWN AND SOLD OUT AT THE ASSEMBLY

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MOSTLY AUTUMN KEEP UP THEIR REGULAR VISITS TO LEAMINGTON WITH A SHOW AT THE ASSEMBLY ON SAT 16TH SEP

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A SUNNY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND AT THE HENLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL & THE TOM O' THE WOOD

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MY FIRST VISIT TO THE FAMOUS FAIRPORT'S CROPREDY CONVENTION

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THE DIRT ROAD BLUES BAND - DEBUT GIG

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MY VISIT TO THE WARWICK FOLK FESTIVAL 2017

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NAPTON FESTIVAL 2017 - PART 2 (SATURDAY)

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NAPTON FESTIVAL 2017 - PART 1 (FRIDAY)

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HAYSEED DIXIE/ THIRTEEN STARS LEAMINGTON ASSEMBLY

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LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL 2017 - SUNDAY

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KING KING & BAD TOUCH ROCKING THE BLUES AWAY AT THE ASSEMBLY

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Last Thursday (18th May) I was really pleased to have been sent by The Classic Rock Society Magazine to review the show by the fabulous classic ...

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THE OAK HOUSE DEMENTIA UK FUNDRAISER

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There was a diverse selection of (for the most part original) live music on offer at this fundraising event for Dementia UK put together by local ...

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Blues legend and ex Canned Heat/John Mayall's Bluesbreakers member Walter Trout returns to the Assembly on Wednesday 10th May.

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MY VISIT TO THE WARWICK FOLK FESTIVAL 2016

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Along with a few halfs of great cider and ale enjoyed some of the music on offer at this years festival which was once again organised by the ...

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NAPTON FESTIVAL 2016 PREVIEW

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Not long to wait now for one of my favourite local musical events The Napton Festival, this year the two day festival takes place on Friday 8th and ...

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A fabulous night for our wonderful local musician and all round great guy Steve Walwyn with a packed room of friends, family and fellow ex and ...

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WARWICK FOOD FESTIVAL 2016

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As I did last year made a visit to this years Warwick Food Festival for a look around and of course to check out some of the music on offer.

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WHITSTOCK 2016

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GRISTFEST 2016

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I made visits to this years Gristfest at The Grist Mill on Sydenham on all 3 days of this years event spread over the bank holiday weekend 30th April ...

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LAURENCE JONES, THE BLACK CIRCLES, LEVI WASHINGTON LEAMINGTON ASSEMBLY

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Another very welcome show on home ground by our very own blues sensation Laurence Jones an artist who still unbelievably seems get better and more ...

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WHOLE LOTTA LED, ZEPHYR LOUNGE, LEAMINGTON SPA

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A few more of my images from this fantastic show by Whole Lotta Led.

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WHOLE LOTTA LED, ZEPHYR LOUNGE, LEAMINGTON SPA

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A late in the day change from the spacious Assembly to it's smaller sister the Zephyr Lounge did nothing to hinder this full blooded tribute to ...

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