Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hope in High Water @ The Burston Crown 30 March 2017

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been to a few “away-day” gigs outside of Norwich and enjoyed them immensely. Last weekend I saw Hot Raisin at the superb Stanford Arms in Lowestoft and for this Thursday evening I returned … Continue reading

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Laura Marling @ The Waterfront 28 March 2017

At long last I finally got my chance to see Laura Marling perform live, I missed out on tickets when she performed at the Cathedral some years back so I was excited when I saw the announcement for this Norwich … Continue reading

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Hot Raisin @ The Stanford Arms 26 March 2017

  My fifth time seeing the wonderful Hot Raisin this month, following last weekend’s away day gig at The Burston Crown, this Sunday I was fortunate enough to see them again at Lowestoft’s excellent Stanford Arms – a runner-up in … Continue reading

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Vision Campaigns in the East

One of the unfortunate consequences of the city’s recent changes to the traffic system is that it has become even harder for pedestrians to cross roads. Without the crossings it is now a dangerous manouvre, especially for those who are … Continue reading

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Hot Raisin @ Burston Crown 19 March 2017

A surprise opportunity arose for me to see the wonderful Hot Raisin again, in full band Raisin Bear mode, in a first visit for me to the lovely Burston Crown, Tory and Mary being joined by Luke, Tom, and Daryl.  … Continue reading

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Jack Rundell + Hot Raisin + Vaudevue @ Old School Studios 17 March 2017

As welcome and healthy as it is, the frequent dilemmas caused by gig clashes in Norwich has unfortunately for me come at the cost of not getting to Old School Studios anywhere near as soon as I would have liked … Continue reading

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Alden, Patterson & Dashwood + Clark & Zuppardi @ The Bicycle Shop 14 March 2017

A truly beautiful evening of music shop downstairs at The Bicycle Shop’s Handlebar, which on this occasion I was covering for Outline magazine, you can read my review here.     Two of Norwich’s finest folk acts play an evening … Continue reading

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Sefo Kanuteh & Layil Barr @ St. John’s Church, Bury St. Edmunds 11 March 2017

  This was a facinating gig marrying the West African kora and balafon sounds with that of Israeli tinged six string bass viola and recorder in the impressive setting of Bury St. Edmunds’ St. John’s Church. Sefo Kanuteh from Gambia … Continue reading

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Being for the Benefit of Parkinsons UK @ UEA Drama Studio 8 March 2017

This fundraiser for Parkinsons UK was a lovely event put together by Chad Mason and Andrew Taylor who both performed on the evening, along with a new name on the Norwich scene to me, Adrian Moore.  A healthy sized crowd … Continue reading

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Marty O’Reilly @ The Bicycle Shop 28 February 2017

A sort of home-from-homecoming for Marty O’Reilly with this visit as Norwich must be feeling a bit like a second home when on tour in the UK.  Ever since his first visit to the fine city some three years ago … Continue reading

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