Photos from the Isle of Wight Music Festival with was great fun. We got to see some great acts, Up and coming and established. From Alison Moyet, Rag and Bone Man, The Pretenders, Judas, PINS. Thanks to Ray Jones for organising this.
The first day was pretty heavy rain, but from then on in it was hot and sunny which made it all worth while.
You can see the whole set here on my facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ruperthitchcoxphoto/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1516757905054498
Great time at Camden Rocks Festival 2016, saw Cold in Berlin, The Carnabies, Restless Love, Carl Barat, Moses, Billy Brag there was some great Music, Restless Love were surprisingly good, look like they have come straight out of the eighties, reminded me of David lee Roth, great fun. Billy Brag was surprisingly funny, although there was one heckler going on about his original stuff all very dull.
Starting at the top of Camden Lock and working my way down I set about covering as many bands as I could stopping off at Dingwalls to capture Fearless Vampire Killers, this was a bit of a mission to capture them as I wanted to add to my story with the 60 over 6, after they used my photo of them at Koko on their twitter feed for quite some time also play was JAWS followed by Vodun on Inverness Street then onto the Monach for Death the The Electric Ballroom for an great performance from Polar then onto the Purple Turtle for Kagoule.
In the First Chapter, Im calling them Chapters as it’s telling a story really as bands come and go as do the members in them, along with the venues, here in London. Covering Events from Camden Crawl and Adam Ant to the intimacy of the a Playhard event at the Lucky Pig Cocktail bar to the dark and amazing Delooze at Electoworkz. and Water Rats where the lighting engineer could not light a match thus some very muted
Rupert Hitchcox LRPS. Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society and NUJ Accredited Photographer for the music scene and documentary work.