TRIDENT WATERS + THE BOPHINS
Friday January 25th
The King Billy, Northampton
Strident London blues-rock trio, who are prepping their third album release. Northampton garage-punks in support. Music from 8.30pm, free entry

JOHNS & NOVAK + CRAYON ANGELS + KENNETH J NASH + GAVIN CHAPPELL BATES
Friday January 25th
Earls Barton Working Men’s Club, Earls Barton
A Kontra Roots presentation. Headliner is a highly accomplished West Country duo who reinterpret American music on guitar and mandolin to remarkable effect. CA are a trio who play quintessential English songs, a pop-folk crossover chock full of melodies. Also on the bill is the renowned Rushden singer-songwriter, and in the warm-up slot is an up-and-coming Cambridge singer-songwriter. Doors 8pm, £3 entry. 

STORMBRINGER + STILL REMAINS + WOVENLUNG
Friday January 25th
The Red Lion, Raunds
The hard-working ShoeCounty metallers start the year with a return to one of their favourite haunts. ShoeTown metalcore quintet in support. Music from 8.30pm, free entry

THE LAST TEN SECONDS OF LIFE + LOTUS EATER + CONFESSIONS OF A TRAITOR + LAY SEIGE + DARKEST DAYS
Saturday January 26th
The Black Prince, Northampton
Headliners are a deathcore band from Mansfield, Pennsylvania [named after a Smiths lyric?]. Plus: groove metal from Glasgow, London metalcore types, Northampton sludgers, and the progressive metalcore band from Kettering. Doors 7pm, £12 tickets

REPRO JAM SQUAD + JON & THE UKE DEALERS
Saturday January 26th
The Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton
Long-game Funkateers kick 2019 a new bootie, aided and abetted by Jono’s gang of uke-wielding troubadours. Doors 7.30pm, £5 tickets from the venue or band directly.

BOB COLLUM & THE WELFARE MOTHERS + KENNETH J. NASH
Saturday January 26th
The White Hart, Corby
London-based alt-country quartet return to Corby in support of their new album Pay Back and Carry. Renowned Rushden singer-songwriter in support. Doors 8pm, 

EVERYONE DIES IN UTAH + SCREAM BLUE MURDER + HIGH RISE + THE HERO DIES FIRST 
Tuesday January 29th
The Black Prince, Northampton
Texan metal sextet who recently celebrated a decade together headline. Coventry, London and Bedford metalcorers in support. Doors 7.30pm, £9 tickets [link TBA]