Production Profiles

Plan B

As a singer, actor, director and rapper, Ben Drew never fails to surprise, switching style and medium to suit whatever stories he needs to tell....

Michael McIntyre

British comedian Michael McIntyre was back in UK arenas for his fourth sell out tour since 2009. The record-breaking comic personality brought his Big...


Paloma Faith

The eclectic artist returned with a stage clad in top secret material and a deceptively hefty audio setup. TPi’s Ste Durham visited Liverpool’s Echo Arena to...

Stereophonics

Eschewing the fun-filled effects of previous outings, Stereophonics latest tour draws on over 20 years of musical success, delivering a show that growls with crowd-pleasing rock...

TPi Awards 2018

As the dust settles on yet another successful TPi Awards, Stew Hume sits down with the crew responsible for putting all the pieces together for...

Elbow & John Grant

The melodic Manchester indie rock outfit made a welcome return to UK arenas alongside their latest release, The Best Of, and took in a...

Imagine Dragons

It’s 2 minutes before show time. A sea of heads fills Glasgow’s Hydro, each one brimming with peak anticipation - ready to catch a glimpse...

The Script

After 2 years away from the touring circuit, The Script are back with a bang as the Freedom Child Tour takes to the road, treating...

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey’s LA to the Moon US tour benefitted from a hat-trick of production must-haves; a stunning show design, powerful sound reinforcement and...

Gatecrasher Classical

Adding some sophistication to a nostalgic playlist of dance anthems, Gatecrasher Classical once again brought the tracks of yesteryear back to life with the help...


Paramore

Following a successful North American tour in support of 2017’s After Laughter, Paramore crossed the Atlantic with a freshly tempered show design for Tour...

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...