Hooked On The Music


Taco Bell Southampton Opening Party | #LIVEMAS

Tonight for me meant one thing – TACO BELL IN SOUTHAMPTON. The American food chain has actually had stores in the UK for a few years, but this Southampton Store is the first down South. It’s officially opening on Wednesday, but I was invited to the VIP party to try some food and have a mooch around the store before it opened.

Pop Up Marquee Event – Free Tickets!

Legendary live venue The Marquee Club, London is set open its doors once again as part of the Indulgence Show on Friday 14th October for a one night only exclusive event. The club that started the careers of Bowie, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones (to name but a few) is presenting The Marquee Experience at The Novotel in Hammersmith.


CanJam 2016

Last weekend (13th-14th August) I was lucky enough to be invited to CanJam as part of the press team. CanJam is a two-day conference all about headphones and audio hi-fi with events all over the world.

Black Diamond Luxury PR AW16 Press Day

April 28th was an exciting day, as I headed to The Westbury Hotel in Mayfair, London for Black Diamond Luxury PR’s AW16 Press Day. There were lots of great brands there, including Coach Watches and a Little Black Dress collection, in collaboration with Alesha Dixon. I thought it was the perfect occasion to take my big Canon camera to take some photos, view them below.

I had such a great day, so thanks to Black Diamond who gave me the invitation to their Press Day, it was great to see all the awesome brands – I definitely want those trainers!

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The Knights of Music @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton – 24/4/16

As a very special four-stop tour around different venues in the country saluting to the music of the British legends and being hosted by This Morning host and national treasure Phillip Schofield, The Knights of Music sets up their stage in the Southampton Mayflower Theatre. Being Schofield’s first theatre outing in 17 years and with a great support West End cast, expectation was high. (more…)

A Day Out In Brighton – The Brighton Music Conference*

A couple of weeks ago, I received a mystery email. Within it, contained a complimentary ticket to the annual Brighton Music Conference, a two-day event specifically about electronic music. It’s not really my thing, but I decided to get on the train and go along it to anyway. It also gave me a chance to explore Brighton, a city I’d never really spent that much time in.

Lifehouse – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 3/10/15

After touring Amsterdam, Germany and going on to tour the Philippines and Australia, Lifehouse ended the European leg of their tour with a second date at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire due to popular demand from the fans, showing that with a new record and over a decade of touring round the world that they can still pull off a show to remember.
Firstly though, Dublin-based support band Raglans took to the stage. During their 7 song set they performed “True North” for the first time live which was a real treat, as it was a highlight of their set. (more…)

My First Festival Experience (Butserfest 2015)

Butserfest is an annual alcohol and drug free music festival at Queen Elisabeth Country Park in Petersfield, UK. It’s organised by East Hampshire County Council, in partnership with Southampton Solent University, and this years’ festival included headliners Funeral For A Friend and Don Broco, as well as a variety of acts on the Introducing and the Alternative “Crossroads” stages. 


Green Day Concert: 1st June 2013 Review

Hello Music Lovers,

Here’s my review of the Green Day concert I went to in London last week:
When I walked up to the Emirates Stadium in London, I never knew what to expect with this concert. I knew every concert everyone else I’d spoke to had attended was amazing. I’d waited forever to see Green Day, 9 and a half years in fact. With my ticket in hand (pictured below), I made my way to turnstile J and waves of excitement convulsed through me as I handed my ticket to the kind lady who scanned it for me. I was in. We (my sister and I) had arrived just as All Time Low (one of the support acts) was starting their performance.