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Mucky Weekender 2021

Mucky Weekender Event Photography by Gem Rey Here is an extract from the “Rockumentary Review” I did for this awesome festival in 2021. Hosted by Dub Pistol “Barry Ashworth” It’s been two years since we’ve been let loose in a field to dance in the elements under the stars. Something that was so incredibly ‘normal’…
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Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall

Christian McBride & Joshua Redman London event photography by Gem Rey at Wigmore Hall on 28th May 2022 Christian McBride arrived for a Q & A before the show. A lovely intimate conversation with those who arrived early enough to see it. Christian spoke about working with Sting and his extensive life achievements. There was…
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too many t's

Too Many T’s

Shindig Festival 2022 I was grateful to have been asked to photograph “Too Many T’s” at Shindig Festival 2022. Set in the heart of Sommerset in the pretty green fields among the sparkly lights, I love this little festival. It ticks all the boxes of what a small festival should be like. The people, the…
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Niall Power – Shaking Not Stirred

During lockdown I created a film. It is now available to watch on YouTube. Subscribe YouTube ? “ROCKUMENTARY TV” Drummer Niall Power arrived at an audition for Bob Geldof’s band. He got the job and that lasted 25 years. With an incredibly successful career behind him, the unexpected arrival of Parkinson’s disease forced him to…
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The Miller’s

THE MILLER’S The eve of Christmas Eve. The word on the street was that Rufus Miller and his sister Misty Miller were due to perform together at The Windmill in Brixton. I checked on this with Rufus and it was all good to go. This brother and sister duo are individual artists in their own…
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RAJA RAM

RAJA RAM The legendary and rightly named ‘Godfather of Trance’. Working with Raj, as many of you have also had the opportunity to do so, you will undoubtedly agree it is nothing less than a privilege. Not just because of his musical talent, but for the love and the joy that he brings. For his…
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Fat Freddy’s Drop: Alexandra Palace

Saturday 3rd June Warm up set by #GoodTimes DJ and friend Norman Jay MBE as he came in straight from another gig up in Northampton. He is a credit to the music that he plays and you can see the crowd love him too as they all unwound and let the vibe take over as…
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Willow Robinson

willow robinson interview with gem rey

Dave Barbarossa

Interview with Dave Barbarossa 1. Where are you from? I’m from Hackney, London. 2. What do you do? I play the drums. I’ve written a novel: ‘Mud Sharks’. 3. In what way did music first arrive into your life? As a small child, listening to my dad’s Latin American music, cha cha cha, mambo etc.…
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Killing Joke Live at O2 Academy Brixton

O2 Brixton Academy last Friday night was rammed. Fans crossing all ages and fashions to see this legendary band. To give you a back history for those who don’t know, Killing Joke are an English rock band formed back in October 1978. They released their first album in 1980. This iconic collective have influenced some major artists such…
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