Production Profiles

Ibiza Classics

While electronic / orchestra crossover concerts seem to be all the rage these days, it certainly seemed to resonate that little bit extra with punters...

Queens of the Stone Age

There are many reasons you may want to pursue a touring career; pure wanderlust, a passion for live events or just a rejection of...


Gorillaz

The world’s most famous virtual band, comprised of musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, plus the digital ensemble of vocalist / keyboardist 2-D,...

The Killers

TPi’s Stew Hume travels to London’s O2 Arena to catch the closing night of the band’s UK tour, and uncover the inner workings of this...

Orbital

A pair of special shows in the UK marked the end of a successful year for the acid house pioneers, and laid the foundations...

Frank Carter

TPi dives into the loud and sweaty world of home-grown UK punk with the crew behind Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes’ Modern Ruin tour...

Rag’n’Bone Man

Having achieved both critical and commercial success during 2017, the soulful singer set out on an intense European tour to precede a triumphant festive...

Jamiroquai

Arguably one of Britain’s most successful acid jazz and funk dance bands, Jamiroquai, fronted by Jay Kay - the all singing, all dancing king...

Royal Blood

As Royal Blood embarked on the arena run of their latest campaign, TPi rejoined the tour to discover what’s changed and how the band is setting...

Metallica

Hot on the heels of a successful US stadium run and a chart-topping 10th studio album, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, the famed 4-piece headed to...


Lorde

20-year-old Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, or Lorde as she’s known to fans across the world, is currently touring her first headline production after a...

Nick Cave

As the enigmatic musician and his band swaggered into some of Europe’s largest indoor venues with reliably characteristic verve, TPi’s Ste Durham finds out...

Neil Diamond

To celebrate his 50th year as a touring musician, Neil Diamond set out on a landmark live tour that promised fans an exploration of...

Sigur Ros

Constantly evolving in scale and style, this latest 136-date tour from Iceland’s most iconic band blends soaring musical drama with incredible visuals to create a night...


John Legend

Blending the spectacle of an arena show with the intimacy of a club night, the Darkness and Light tour saw John Legend lifted to...

Creamfields 2017

A highlight of the annual dance music calendar, Creamfields rose to the challenge of entertaining crowds and delivering a sterling line up of DJs...

Sziget Festival Turns 25

Sziget Festival returned to Budapest’s ‘Island of Freedom’ from 9-16 August, celebrating its 25th anniversary with its customarily expansive music line-up, film screenings, e-sports,...

Linkin Park

Following the tragic news of Chester Bennington's passing, Kel reflects on Linkin Park's final UK tour, One More Light, by sharing thoughts with members of the...