Calling Festival 2014 London’s Calling Festival at Clapham Common may have lost ‘Hard Rock’ from its aforementioned name but Saturday night saw US legends  Aerosmith inject some Rock back into the one-day festival with a two-set full of stonking classics from the best-selling  band.


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Dexys Tonight we’re rocking the Kasbah, so to speak -  as we’ve journeyed over to Coventry to hang out with local legends playing one of a trio of gigs before they take to the Glastonbury stage. Rain is predicted at the Festival - but here in the Kasbah it’s increasingly warm as the flocks have come to see one of the true eccentrics of the music scene, Kevin Rowland and his band of merry lads and lasses - Dexys.


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Kings of Leon Nashville rock band Kings Of Leon are back! Performing on a sunny Sunday at the Milton Keynes Bowl, packed with a sea of approximately 65,000 fans, you could sense that this would definitely be a night to remember! With ‘Mechanical Bull’ being the band’s sixth studio album, following an already impressive string of hits, Kings Of Leon are no strangers to putting on a good show.


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The Blues Band As the majority of the country nervously clutched their pints in anticipation of England’s somewhat crucial game against Uruguay, I was on my way to the Grade II listed Tamworth Assembly Rooms for an evening with The Blues Band. Blues is something that I've not really listened to in the past, but as a wise man once said, ‘variety is the spice of life’, so off I went with an open mind to enjoy an evening of live music by five accomplished musicians in their own right, and I wasn’t disappointed.


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Martin & Eliza Carthy Martin Carthy and his daughter, Eliza Carthy, are folk royalty. They are known for their long and successful solo careers, as members of family band Waterson:Carthy (with mother Norma Waterson) and as members of 'world-folk' ensemble, The Imagined Village. But while father and daughter have frequently worked together they have never previously made an album as a duo.


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Martin & Eliza Carthy Martin Carthy and his daughter, Eliza Carthy, are folk royalty. They are known for their long and successful solo careers, as members of family band Waterson:Carthy (with mother Norma Waterson) and as members of 'world-folk' ensemble, The Imagined Village. But while father and daughter have frequently worked together they have never previously made an album as a duo.


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Peter Hook and Kevin Cummins open New Order Photographic Exhibition Here at Gig Junkies we really appreciate quality music photography, so it’s a real pleasure to attend the opening night of Kevin Cummins’ New Order exhibition, which features a genial conversation between the photographer and New Order’s iconic, but now departed bass player, Peter Hook.


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Wooden Shjips Wooden Shjips are a quartet that formed in San Francisco who have been creating psychedelic stoner rock for the last eight years or so. They take to stage and undertake a brief soundcheck before beginning their set for real. Black and white images are projected across the stage and over the first few rows of the audience whilst the band immerse us with their hypnotic brand of rock.


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