WPGM Reviews: James Arthur Live At The O2 (In Pictures)


As part of his UK and Ireland arena tour, in support of his latest album YOU, which was released in October 2019, British singer, songwriter and musician James Arthur performed live at The O2 on Thursday, March 5, with our photographer Marianne Brits-Strodl on hand to capture the best bits of the sold-out London show.

James Arthur’s arena tour continues in Leeds tomorrow, March 11, and at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle on Friday, March 13, before rounding up in Manchester on Saturday, March 14, after which, the award-winning artist heads across the pond to North America for a 12-date tour in April and May, with stopovers in Cleveland, Toronto, Brooklyn, Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco.


Photography by Marianne Brits-Strodl

Marianne Brits-Strodl

Johannesburg-born, London-based photographer, Marianne Brits-Strodl is inextricably linked with, and have a genuine passion for the live music scene. The key to Marianne’s success in the arena of music photography is the originality of her work. Not necessarily the subject matter, but in the execution thereof. In terms of style, her work possesses all the instinctive immediacy of photojournalism and its frontline documentary approach, yet she somehow always manages to marry this with the considered curation of a high fashion editorial spread.Hers are powerful images – unstaged, unrehearsed, and strikingly candid – capturing the unbridled energy and charisma of the music scene, with glimpses into the quieter, more reflective moments of its artists in between...

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