Monthly Archives: October 2015

Night time Norwich photo series by Richard Shashamane, part 4

Night time Norwich photographs by Richard Shashamane. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 All photos, Richard Shashamane (c) 2015 all rights reserved. Photos not to be used without permission. @RShashamane

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Wooden Arms @ The Birdcage. This is Senegal @ NAC 23 October 2015 Yve Mary B @ The Plasterers, Fine City Blues 25 October 2015

This was the first gig back in Norwich for several months for the highly productive Wooden Arms, a band surely destined for great things. Their development and growth has been as fascinating as it has been enjoyable … wider recognition … Continue reading

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The Vagaband, Chad Mason, Alan Hoim @ The Owl Sanctuary 16 October 2015

Lots of gigs to round up, notably The Vagaband at The Owl Sanctuary on the 16th. Their first time playing here and sounding beefy and punchy. Almost the full line up with Jose, Tris, Dan, Patrick, Ali, Hugh, Greg, and … Continue reading

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Fanfara Tirana Meet Transglobal Underground @ NAC 15 October 2015

Fanfara Tirana Meet Transglobal Underground, Jovana Backovic at Norwich Arts Centre. The Tesla Jets at The Rose Tavern. Red Butler at Fine City Blues at The Murderers, 15 October 2015 Following on from that extraordinary gig at the Owl Sanctuary … Continue reading

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Online music survey for young people in Norfolk, Parrabbola for Music Hub

Parrabbola are working on a research project, on behalf of the Music Hub, and are carrying out an audit to assess the needs and gaps in music provision for 5 to 19 year olds, with a particular emphasis on informal … Continue reading

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Acid Mothers Temple, BK & Dad, Wreck Age @ The Owl Sanctuary, 14 October 2015

Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O., BK & Dad, Wreck Age, at The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich 14 October 2015 Another to add to the list of the most moving gig experiences I’ve ever known with three top bands, … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Heart “Calling Card”, Zacharie Lambert “The Drifter”, new EP releases, bn deluxe “this machine” album

Some notable recent releases that have come my way have all pleased my ears. Don’t Lose Heart are the duo comprising Louisa Sadler and very familiar face and local music supporter on the city gig-going circuit Dickie Hartt, who have … Continue reading

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Norwich Sound & Vision, Magdalen Celebration 8-10 October 2015

Even by Norwich standards the number of gigs happening is phenomenal and the pace relentless. Trying to stave off tiredness until the following week, the second day of NS&V found me grabbing some pre-gig chips at the Grosvenor Fish Bar … Continue reading

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Jug Jaw’s Beat Club, exhibition after-show party @ Bedfords Crypt, 8 October 2015

Jug Jaw’s Beat Club “Never Turn Back” exhibition after-show party with Bleaky & the Meerkatz, Little Red Kings, Blood Bird, and Dean Chalkley dj set at Bedfords Crypt, Norwich 8 October 2015 After an absence of several months whilst Kill … Continue reading

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Norwich Sound & Vision 2015

The sixth Norwich Sound & Vision Festival kicks off tomorrow (Thursday 8th October) with a full and varied programme spread over three days. The festival was launched last week alongside my exhibition at Norwich Arts Centre, with three acts playing … Continue reading

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