May Highlights 2018

We kicked off May with series 52 of The Later show, providing Audio, Backline and Staging services to the various artists and the show itself. We also provided Backline and Staging packages for Radio 1’s Biggest Weekend at the Swansea site for a variety of artists listed below! Keeping busy in TV land, we provided…

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April Highlights 2018

April saw us wish a huge ‘Happy Birthday’ to her Majesty, as we provided a variety of backline and staging to the Queen’s Birthday Celebration. We were also kept very busy at The One Show and the launch of series two of Sounds Like Friday Night, providing various audio, backline and staging packages for a…

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March Highlights 2018

As March rolled around, we once again donned our boots and stetsons for Country 2 Country 2018! We provided a range of backline and audio packages to Artists across the festival and provided futher packages for the outlying stages at the O2 Arena. We were also kept busy with The One show, The Andrew Marr…

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February Highlights 2018

It was a busy month here at John Henry’s! February saw us provide various backline packages to The Brit awards 2018, for artists such as Justin Timberlake and Foo Fighters. We also provided a full audio and backline package for The Old Grey Whistle Test – commemorating 30 years since it came of air! We…

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January Highlights 2018

Goodbye 2017…and Hello 2018! No sign of post-Christmas blues here at John Henry’s, as we hit the ground running providing DJ, backline and staging packages for The Brits Launch 2018, backline packages for The National Television Awards 2018 and an audio package for The One Show to name a few! We also provided audio and…

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December Highlights 2017

Whilst most people were winding down for Christmas, things were ramping up here at John Henry’s! We had an incredibly busy December, providing backline packages to a range of artists for Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball 2017, Top of The Pops 2017 and Jool’s Annual Hootenanny 2017, as well as full audio packages for Top of The…

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November Highlights 2017

A very busy November here at John Henry’s! We kicked off November with the MTV EMA awards, providing backline packages for Eminem and Shawn Mendes. We also provided extensive backline packages to The London Jazz Festival 2017, across a wide range of artists. Following on from October, we continued to provide various packages for Sounds…

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October Highlights 2017

October saw us provide various backline and staging packages for a brand new show ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’. We provided our usual staging, audio and backline packages to The Later Show (a firm favourite here at John Henry’s!) for a variety of artists on the show. Staying in ‘TV world’, we also provided audio packages…

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September Highlights 2017

Time to get on your dancing shoes! September saw the launch of Strictly Coming Dancing 2017, of which we provided backline packages for the Strictly Come Dancing Band, as well as special guests on the show. We also provided a variety of backline, audio and staging packages at the special celebration of ’25 Years of…

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August Highlights 2017

Continuing through with festival season, August saw us provide full riser and backline packages to all stages at Leeds and Reading 2017, as well as individual requests from artists. We were busy with tours this month, providing backline packages Phantogram’s EU & UK Tour, Lucinda Williams’ EU & UK Tour and Feeder’s UK tour. Have…

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July Highlights 2017

Festival season is well and truly here! July saw us provide various backline and staging packages to Latitude 2017, Wireless Festival 2017, British Summertime Festival 2017, HOLA! London Festival 2017,The Henley Festival 2017 and BBC Radio 2’s ‘I Feel Love’ (to name a few!). Take a look below to see what else we were up…

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June Highlights 2017

June saw us provide a full audio and backline package to the 3 special episodes of ‘The Late Late Show with James Cordon’ – a very exciting and exclusive opportunity for us! We also provided an audio, backline and staging package at The Tower of London for BBC Radio 2’s ‘500 Words’. Approaching festival season,…

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May Highlights 2017

May saw us continuing with The Later Show, providing a range of packages for a large variety of artists across the show. We were also kept busy with backline packages for Lorde, Sean Paul and Zara Larrson at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2017. Take a look below at what else we had been up to: Highlights…

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April Highlights 2017

April saw the launch of Series 50 of Later With Jools Holland, a show we can proudly say we have provided a range of services to for the last 25 years! We have been keeping busy, providing Audio and Riser packages to The One Show, an Audio package for Hey Violet at (the very interesting!)…

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March Highlights 2017

March saw us don our stetson’s and cowboy boots for Country 2 Country Festival 2017! We provided a range of packages across the festival and provided rehearsal spaces for some of the performing acts. We have been busy on the small screen too, providing a range of services to programmes such as Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night…

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February Highlights 2017

February is the month for celebrating! This month saw us providing Audio, Backline and Staging packages across a number of events, such as Persian New Year, The Brits 2017 and BBC Asian Network Live. We even had time for a tour or two, providing various packages for artists such as The Weeknd and Bryson Tiller.…

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January Highlights 2017

Hello 2017! You can usually count on January to be a quiet month, whilst everyone feels the after-effects of the busy Christmas period, but not here at John Henry’s! We hit the ground running, providing services across a number of events including the National Television Awards 2017, Celebrating David Bowie, Radio 1 Future Festival and…

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February 2016

Highlights of our work in February included; Rehearsal Studios The David Bowie Tribute – The Brits The 1975 David Bowie Band (The Brits) Sonia Stein Laura Mvula Good Charlotte Bird Bloc Party House Gospel Choir Ardyn All Saints Hugh Jack Penate Cage The Elephant Audio Department John Henry’s supplies the audio equipment and engineers for…

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Thunder

January 2016

Highlights of our work in January included; Rehearsal  Studios Thunder .. Strictly Come Dancing (Tour) Birdy Travis Bloc Party Jess Glynne Blue May Thunder Michael Ball Mika Rebecca Ferguson Kooks Billy Ocean Shift K3Y Audio Department John Henry’s supplys the floor sound, bands audio & backline equipment requirements for the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV…

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BBC Music Awards

December 2015

Highlights of our work in December included; Rehearsal Studios Grace One OK Rock Jess Glynne Grace The Rolling Stones Mark King Bliss Murdah Loves John Patrick Cusse Pure Showband Audio Department John Henry’s supplied the audio & backline for TOTP’s Christmas special aired on Christmas Day TOTP Christmas & New Year Specials (Full Audio, Backline…

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Remembrance Sunday - Royal Albert Hall

November 2015

Highlights of our work in November included; Rehearsal  Studios Bloc Party The Voice Katy B Huey Morgan One Direction Pixie Lott Ash Thunder Bloc Party Blue May Zemfira Madness Vamps (JPN) Lisa Stansfield Olly Murs SG Lewis Audio Department John Henry’s supplied the audio for the 2015 Mercury Prize held at BBC Radio Theatre Mercury…

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October 2015

Highlights of our work in October included; Rehearsal Studios The 1975 1975 Festival Sons Duncan Waugh Jamie Woon Kwabs Ariana & The Rose Lizz Wright Jessica Clemmons Boom Box AWF Gary Numan Foals Mnek The Jack Bruce Tribute Starling Bird Gavin DeGraw Coldplay Cee Lo Green Jason Derulo Audio Department Ed Sheeran “Jumpers for Goalposts”…

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Proms in the Park

September 2015

Highlights of our work in September included; Rehearsal  Studios Sir Tom Jones The Voice Brando Kooks Mika Coldplay Bryan Adams FKA Twigs Selena Gomez Editors Temperance Movement Miyavi Justine Skye The Score Hunter Hayes Grace Jones Infinity Ink One Direction Sir Tom Jones Ariana Rose All Saints Professor Green Adi Suleiman Audio Department John Henry’s…

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V Festival

August 2015

Highlights of our work in August included; Rehearsal  Studios Jamie Woon Hurts Joesf Salvat Jamie Woon Paloma Faith Guy Sebastian Ben Khan Boy George Marina 7 The Diamonds Richard Thompson Palma Violets Ash Dawes Pvris Richard Thompson Audio Department John Henry’s supplied the DJ equipment for De La Souls V Festival performances D12 – Islington…

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July 2015

Highlights of our work in July included; Rehearsal  Studios Jess Glynne Jess Glynne Bloc Party Grant Nicholas Floating Point Foals Raye Lianne La Havas Bless Bombay Bicycle Club Ray Davies Kate Simko London Grammar Jessica Clemmons Maverick Sabre Damian Lazarus Lemar Mark Ronson Culture Club Bird Emile Sande McBusted Jazz FM Joel Rafael Childish Gambnio…

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June 2015

Highlights of our work in June included; Rehearsal  Studios Iggy Pop McBusted Usher One Direction Jimmy Napes Guitar Star (Sky Arts Filming) Boy George Iggy Pop Thunder Alfie Boe Pvris Paolo Nutini Black Veil Brides La Roux Jazz FM Rebecca Ferguson Crystal Fighters Idina Menzel Drenge Alkaline Trio Roma Band Audio Department John Henry’s supplied…

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May 2015

Highlights of our work in May included; Rehearsal Studios John Henry’s studio regular and legend Billy Ocean Tove Lo La Roux Hot Chip Lianne La Havas Rumer Billy Ocean David Gray Brandon Flowers Jess Glynne Jocelyn Pook Iris Gold Paige Young Level 42 Broods Symmetry M People Melody Gardot Lisa Stansfield Grace Jones Alesha Dixon…

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April 2015

Highlights of our work in April Included; Rehearsal Studios Lianne La Havas was in rehearsing for the summer Our rehearsal clients in April Therapy? Tide Michael Ball Ash Vamps Olivia Somerlyn Kooks Meghan Trainer All Time Low Passion Pit Patrick Cusse Rixton Symmetry Proclaimers John Barrowman Lianne La Havas   Audio Department John Henry’s supplies…

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March 2015

Highlights of our work in March included; Rehearsal Studios Blur were in rehearsing prior to their new album release Rehearsal clients in March Blur Damian Lazarus  Thunder Jess Glynne Clean Bandit Belinda Carlisle Like A Storm Kiko Bun Go Music MNEK Henry McCullough Gary Numan Lianne La Havas Rae Morris Ben Khan Ghost Poet Faithless…

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February 2015

Highlights of our work in February included; Rehearsal Studios   Hot Chip have been in gearing up for festival season Studio clients in February Foals Pretenders DJ Fresh & Ella Prodigy Mika Hot Chip Olly Murs Marika Hackman Berenice Scott Future Brown Geri Halliwell Kanye West Rihanna Ash Dirty Dancing Ryan Adams Sam Smith Jess…

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January 2015

January started as 2014 finished – full on! A selection of our recent clients & projects in January The Charlatans Rehearsal Studios Young Voices Thunder Marina & The Diamonds Strictly Come Dancing Lineout Functions Amber The Charlatans Kindness Berenice Scott London Grammar Stage Fright Foals Lily Allen Billy Ocean IS Tropical Divine Comedy Charlie XCX…

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Rehearsal Studios in 2014

Once again we would like to thank our regular and new customers in 2014 for an amazing year – we hope you enjoyed your time here and look forward to seeing you all again soon.. Rehearsal Clients in 2014: Beverley Knight . McBusted . Marina & The Diamonds . Aluna George Olly Murs . Smashing Pumpkins . Coldplay . Peace . The…

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Staging Department in 2014

Foo Fighters close out the Invictus Games 2014 – JHL supplied the rolling risers The Staging Department at John Henry’s complete another successful year with a huge variety of staging jobs completed.. The Staging Department in 2014    Providing Staging equipment and services including Stage Installation, Staging Rental, Rolling Riser packages, DJ Tables, Audience Risers,…

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Backline Department in 2014

Earth, Wind & Fire perform “Boogie Wonderland” Live at Proms In The Park – JHL supplied the complete backline package including instruments, amplification, drums & percussion, wireless instrument systems, radio microphones & crew for their 2014 Tour John Henry’s Backline Department got through another monster year in 2014… The Backline Department in 2014 Providing Backline…

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Audio Department in 2014

Ibeyi performs “Mama Says” Live on The Later Show – JHL provides the audio and monitoring for the weekly music show 2014 has been one of our most interesting years so far. The Audio Department at John Henry’s Providing Audio equipment and services including complete audio packages, floor Sound, PA & monitoring. A selection of…

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Glastonbury – BBC Three Treehouse

For another year the BBC returned to Glastonbury to broadcast highlights from one of the UK’s biggest and longest running festivals. As always, special acoustic sessions took place at BBC Three’s Treehouse, hosted by Greg James, Jen Long and Gemma Cairney. This year, BBC Three’s Treehouse played host to the likes of Sam Smith, George…

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Prince at The Roundhouse

    After the success of his impromptu series of gigs back in March, Prince returned to the UK together with his band, 3rd Eye Girl, to deliver two shows in one evening at the 3,300 capacity venue, The Roundhouse in Camden. Once again on short notice fans only had 48 hours to find out…

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Meltdown Festival

Producer James Lavelle was the artist in charge of curating this year’s Meltdown Festival. Co-founder of record label Mo’Wax and one half of UNKLE, James is a musical innovator who was following in the footsteps of the likes of David Bowie, John Peel and Nick Cave. Meltdown features a wide mix of music, art, performance…

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BBC Radio One Rock Week

Slave performing for Radio One Rock Week London’s Maida Vale Studios hosted another BBC Radio One live event; this time it was the return of Radio One Rocks featuring the likes of Of Mice & Men, Architects, Bury Tomorrow, Lower Than Atlantis, Marmozets, Mallory Knox, Lonely The Brave, Wolf Alice and Slaves. John Henry’s were…

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BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Glasgow

This free event has been taking place under different guises and formats since the 1970s with it starting out as the Radio 1 Roadshow. Since then it has evolved from being a DJ led event into one of the biggest free music festivals in Europe featuring a host of different big British and International artists…

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Kylie – BBC Radio 2 In Concert

It was back to one of our favorite London studios, Maida Vale, this time with Kylie who was doing a live session for BBC Radio 2, In Concert performing an array of her top hits and some from her new album. Jo Whiley who interviewed Kylie after her performance hosted the show. The show was…

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C2C – 2014

C2C once again brought Nashville to the British Isles for a weekend with 50,000 fans packing out both the O2 Arenas in London and Dublin. This is the second year C2C has taken place, with John Henry’s again (C2C 2013) taking care of the backline requirements for all acts.  This year’s event built on the…

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On the road again!

So far in 2014 John Henry’s have supplied audio, backline, endorsement, staging, pro shop and transport services for a wide variety of tours and productions including; Prince & 3rdEyeGirl Childish Gambino The Weeknd Eric Church Dixie Chicks Blackberry Smoke Magnus Ostrom The Fray Robin Thicke Taking Back Sunday Steel Panther City & Colour Jack Johnson…

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TV and Radio in 2014

Gorgon City perform ‘Ready for Your Love’ at BBC Radio 1 Future Festival. JHL supplied the audio & monitoring for the Festival held at Maida Vale Studios in January. John Henry’s have kicked off the year with a bang so far providing Audio, Monitoring and Backline for a variety of Television/Radio shows and Acts including:…

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BBC 6 Music Festival

The increasingly popular BBC 6 Music decided to bite the bullet this year and enter the festival circuit with a 2 day event held in Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse back in February.  The line up for the festival included a host of 6 Music favourites (and many regular John Henry’s clients) including Metronomy, Bombay Bicycle Club,…

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PRINCE – Hit and Run

Live Performance by PRINCE and 3rdEyeGirl at Shepherds Bush Empire. JHL supplied a range of services for the production throughout his Hit & Run tour. Prince chose London for the UK debut of his new band 3rdEyeGirl and what better way to re-introduce yourself to the music industry than by a series of guerrilla gigs…

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Brits 2014

The Brit Awards took place at London’s O2 Arena on Wednesday 19 February.  John Henry’s supply the backline, wireless instrument systems, risers and transformers for the star studded awards show. As well as supplying complete backline packages for bands including Bruno Mars and Pharrell & Nile Rodgers, the backline team were also on hand with…

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Jonathan Ross Show – S6

John Henry’s very own Robert Harding has overseen the supply of the Audience PA, Audio & Backline requirements for all Music Acts on the sixth series of the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV.   Series 6 has so far featured a diverse range of acts & guests including Jamie Cullum, Kodaline, James Blunt, Pixie Lott,…

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Korg MS-20 Mini and Korg Kronos X

New Additions to our backline rental stock this week include 2 of Korgs latest products: Korg Kronos X The Kronos music workstation was unveiled in 2011 to widespread critical acclaim, winning one award after another. Impressed players, composers and sound designers alike kept asking, “How can they possibly improve on this?!” In the year since…

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