Audio Department at John Henry's
Live Sound Reinforcement
Equipment Rental
Concert & Showcase Production
Monitoring and Wireless Systems
Endorsee Support

Rehearsal Studios

6 Fully
Equipped Studios

Supported by
Qualified Staff


Full Live Performance by Bruno Mars and his band at the Brits 2014 at the O2 Arena. JHL supplied the Backline & Crew for their Brits appearance in February.

John Henry’s Backline Rental division housed in a 15’000 sq ft warehouse has the largest selection of instruments and musical equipment to hire in Europe. We are also one of the longest standing backline rental companies and THE preferred suppliers to the UK's major record labels, festivals, TV studios, production companies and venues.

  • Our inventory is constantly updated with the latest professional equipment, as well as select classics. 
  • All our equipment is routinely maintained and PAT tested to ensure optimum performance, every time.
  • All our equipment is supplied fully flightcased with all appropriate cabling and necessary accessories where required. 
  • A delivery and collection service is available for the UK and Europe. We also deliver and collect worldwide.
  • We are competitively priced, with special rates for long-term & festival rentals. 
  • We strive to match the most exacting specifications and provide the best in back-up service.
If you are looking for amplifiers, speaker cabinets, combos, pre-amps, guitars, basses, double-basses, keyboards, synthesizers, samplers, sound modules, rack effects, foot pedals, drums, percussion, pick-ups, pianos, cooling fans, music stands, transformers, turntables and much much more, then there is only one place to contact.
Our Backline Hire stock includes everything from Guitars & Basses, Amplification, Keys, Synths & Pianos to Drums, Percussion & Orchestral instruments along with our unrivalled service, preparation and maintenance of backline equipment and worldwide tour support
Please contact us with your requirements.


JHL Backline warehouse


News from the Backline Department

January 2016
04 February 2016
July 2015
10 August 2015
May 2015
05 June 2015
January 2015
05 February 2015
Backline Department in 2014
02 January 2015
Meltdown Festival
22 June 2014