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Touring members of Arctic Monkeys, Queens Of The Stone Age and The Last Shadow Puppets are heading to the region when Mini Mansions headline Esquires in May.
Tickets are on sale for the Raunds Festival, which returns to venues across the town in May.
The organisers of this year’s Music Barn Festival have revealed the acts which will play this year’s event.
Sean McGowan is currently on tour across the UK following the release of his latest single Auto Pilot and headlines Esquires next month.
Honeyblood will make their return to the region later this year in support of their third album In Plain Sight.
Mathcore trio Sharkteeth Grinder are playing a run of gigs this month supporting Norway’s Attan and fellow Corby metallers Raging Speedhorn.
The spirit of rock ‘n’ roll legend Roy Orbison returns to The Core on Friday.
Award-winning rapper and singer Sean Paul has been announced as the first act to perform at this year’s SpeedMachine festival which returns to Silverstone in May.
Legendary jazz funk collective Incognito are headlining the Roadmender this week.
The hidden gem on the Horizon.
Returning dogfighter is Ace.
Lily Canter reviews Agatha Christie's classic whodunit
Award winning drum ‘n’ bass pioneer Roni Size is headlining the Roadmender next week.
Folk punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner will headline Fairport’s Cropredy Convention which returns this summer.
The NC Jazz season continues at Royal & Derngate this month with the Rachael Johnson Quartet.
Following the success of their 2017 and 18 UK tours The Classic Rock Show is back at Royal & Derngate on Monday for another night of some of the genre’s biggest hits.
LA-based producer Al Lover is bringing his psychedelic and experimental electronic music to The Garibaldi.
The Blues Band are on the road celebrating 40 years together and headline The Core at Corby next week.
Phil Moore reviews Enter Shikari at the Roadmender in Northampton
Milton Keynes metallers Heart Of A Coward are among dozens more acts which have been added to this year’s Download Festival line up.
He’s the diet guru of the moment, with millions around the world following his 5:2 regime - and now Dr Michael Mosley is heading to Northampton to share his knowledge and answer questions from the public.
Travel journalist Jan Henderson enjoys the chic resort of Madonna di Campiglio.
Diversity will perform a second night at Royal & Derngate later this year after the dance troupe announced more dates for their Born Ready tour.
Sarpa Salpa are gearing up for the release of their new single Casanova which is out on Valentine’s Day.
Mario keeps us Switch-ing on.
Influential Scottish punk and new wave act Skids are heading back to the Roadmender next week as part of a UK tour marking the 40th anniversary of hit single Into The Valley.
Brit Award-winning Welsh rock outfit Catfish and the Bottlemen will return to the region later this year following the release of their hotly-anticipated new album.
The iconic teddy boys of the 1970s Showaddywaddy are back in the county to headline The Core this weekend.
John Wheatcroft and Martin Winning will be showcasing the music of the great Django Reinhardt at three free gigs across the county this weekend.
From atmospheric theatre to a reluctant national treasure, there's plenty to enjoy...
The Lab is gearing up for Independent Music Week with headline gigs by Forest Of Fools, The Kumari, Brazen Foxes and Kings Gambit.
The Craufurd Arms is heading into Independent Venue Week with another stellar line-up of acts poised to play.
Iconic Pang is back with a bang.
Anna Brosnan reviews Our Lady of Kibeho at the Royal & Derngate
David Jackson reviews Fontaines D.C. at the Craufurd Arms, Wolverton
Part 2 of our look at the 10 most anticipated releases scheduled for 2019.
From powerful drama to Strictly stars, there's plenty to enjoy...
Emily-Jane Clark reviews The Full Monty at the Royal & Derngate
Jason Donovan brings his extended Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour to two venues in the region in the coming weeks.
Punk poet and musician Attila the Stockbroker will bring an evening of spoken word and raucous early music to The Lab this week.
The organisers of HOP Fest have revealed the first acts which will play the festival when it returns this summer.
The search has begun for this year’s Northampton’s Rising Star as the charity talent show returns for its third year.
Griever, Overthrone and Dead Man’s Chest have been revealed as the first acts which will play the Live It Up Festival this Summer.
From Strictly stars to powerful drama, there's plenty to enjoy...
New year means new video games and 2019 will be no different with some hugely exciting releases on the horizon.
BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq will be broadcasting live from Esquires this month as part of the network’s coverage of Independent Venue Week.
The organisers of Twinfest are accepting applications to be part of this year’s festival.
West End and Broadway star Ramin Karimloo is bringing his From Now On tour to The Stables this month.
How Sweet It Is – The Greatest Hits of Motown is heading back to Northampton this month.
Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist, Lee Memphis King, brings his One Night Of Elvis show to Royal & Derngate on Friday.
The Ouse Valley Singles Club are back at Esquires’ for their traditional first gig of the year this weekend.
Fun chaos but a fair weather effort.
There is something quite special about Cinderella at The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough this Christmas.
Anna Brosnan reviews Peter Pan at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Tim Burgess is back in the region next month as part of Bedford Esquires’ Independent Venue Week shows.
Sarpa Salpa are rounding off a busy 2018 with three shows in the region.
Not many bands would hold (or could get away with holding) an impromptu mid-gig ham sandwich eating competition - complete with Countdown theme. But not many bands are Skindred.
A handful of tickets remain for Fontaines D. C. who headline the Craufurd Arms in January.
Madness will return to Northampton to headline Franklin’s Gardens next year as part of their 40th anniversary tour.
Lily Canter reviews Beauty and the Beast at The Core at Corby Cube
Let’s Sing 2019 has the X Factor.
No Classic but an important time capsule.
It’s become a bit of a tradition in our house to go along to the festive production at the Corby Cube.
Sarah Becker reviews Russell Brand: My Life by William Shakespeare at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton
The Waterboys have been revealed as the first headline act which will join Fairport Convention at their annual festival next summer.
Bands interested in playing at next year's Shambala Festival have until January to get their applications submitted.
Acclaimed folk singer Maddy Prior is again teaming up with the Carnival Band for their Carols & Capers show which heads to the region this month.
Jim Causley will be celebrating the Christmas season with a selection of lesser known West Country carols at Great Knight Folk this month.
The Wellingborough Orpheus Choir will be joined by Park Junior School's choir for their afternoon Christmas concert this weekend.
Phats & Small and Sweet Female Attitude will be helping Boombastic Events welcome 2019 at a huge New Year’s Eve party this month.
Tad Newtown's Jazz Friends are back at The Walnut Tree for their Mellifluous Festival Frolics show this month.
Northampton rapper slowthai has been picked alongside nine other acts tipped for success next year as part of the BBC’s Sound Of 2019 list.
Every year Center Parcs transforms its popular resorts into Winter Wonderlands for the festive season and it involves a lot of co-ordination.
Northampton alternative quartet The Keepers are gearing up for their first headline gig at the Roadmender on Friday.
Skindred are back to headline the Roadmender in Northampton next weekend with tickets still available following a recent sell-out show at Esquires in Bedford and a sold out gig this week at the Craufurd Arms in Milton Keynes.
Sunday night’s show, a historic one no less, was billed as ‘40 years of Bauhaus / Ruby celebration featuring David J’.
Watford four piece The Spitfires are on the road touring in support of their latest album and headline the Roadmender on Saturday.
Atmospheric post hardcore five-piece Lastille are headlining The Horsehoe Inn.
Misty’s Big Adventure will be making their return to Northampton next weekend as part of a short Christmas tour.
Finnish bluegrass five-piece Steve ‘N’ Seagulls are headlining the Rushden Athletic Club this month.
Frustrated news reporter Jonathan Pie is heading to Northampton next year to berate the people in power - and the journalists apparently holding them to account.
Many years before Harry Potter came along, there was a certain trainee witch who cast a spell over young readers everywhere, and her name was Mildred Hubble.
Sleaford Mods will return to the Roadmender in April as part of a huge 32-date UK tour.
The reigning winners of X Factor have been added to the Soundscape Weekender festival which heads to the Coventry next summer.
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will be playing their seminal debut album Madonna at Esquires as part of a UK tour next year.
Alternative rockers A will headline the Craufurd Arms next year as part of a short run of dates to support Independent Venue Week.
South London legends Squeeze will bring their UK tour The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook to Royal & Derngate next year and tickets go on sale this Friday.
Anna Brosnan reviews Michael Starring Ben at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton
A Hitman that stands out from the crowd.
There is plenty to be proud of in our historic market town with a wealth of traditions, days out and award-winning food.
The King Of Hearts Festival is back at the Black Prince this weekend for another fund-raising all-dayer.
Former Bauhaus members Peter Murphy and David J make their return to Northampton this weekend for the first of two gigs at the Roadmender in December.
Two more chart-topping music artists have been added to a star-studded music festival in Coventry that has been billed as one of the biggest in the city’s history.
The organisers of the Northampton Music Festival are appealing to bands, volunteers and sponsors to get in touch to be part of next year’s event.
David Jackson reviews Bring Me The Horizon at Arena Birmingham
The Matt Woosey band are currently touring across the UK and headline The Stables next week.
Hats Off To Led Zeppelin will be celebrating the hits of the iconic blues rockers this weekend.
Slayer, Smashing Pumpkins and Eagles Of Death Metal are among the latest raft of names which have been added to this year’s Download Festival line up.
Northampton rockers The Big Dirty marked the release of their new mini-album Sex Rock City with a headline gig at Club 43 last week.
One of the world’s biggest chart-topping DJs is performing in Coventry for the first time next summer.
Get into the festive spirit with a visit to the theatre this Christmas where fun awaits for all the family.
New Battlefield is a Grand Operation.
Rain Man is one of those movies that is so iconic you can’t believe any re-make could be as good as the original.
Babybird is playing three shows across the UK in the coming weeks - including one at Esquires in Bedford at the start of December.
Karl Phillips and The Rejects bring the Greatest Roadman tour to the region for two gigs in the county this weekend.
Simply Sinatra will be celebrating the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes at Royal & Derngate next week.
New wave skiffle five piece The Ouse Valley Singles Club are headlining the Athletic Club in Rushden.
A magical tribute to the King of Pop Michael Jackson is returning to Royal & Derngate.
Blancmange are on the road touring in support of their new album and headline the Roadmender on Saturday night.
Sleeper will return to the region in March to headline the Roadmender.