Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hot Raisin @ OPEN and @ Twisted Melon/KLFM BOTB in West Winch 27 & 28 May 2017 with Flint Moore + Damaged + Dog Fight + The Wise Naive

In something of a Hot Raisin weekend I caught up with Tory and Mary playing as the Hot Raisin duo at OPEN supporting History and Lore, alongside Ginny Dix and The High Points. Whilst Sunday saw the second semi-final of … Continue reading

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Morganway + Hope in High Water + Ralegh Long @ Grapevine for Music in The Guildhall 25 May 2017

It’s funny how often so many musical things connect, throughout the day I had Neil Young songs in my head, and at a balmy Guildhall midway through Ralegh Long’s set for Grapevine he mentioned he’d sent Steve a preview of … Continue reading

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Nashville in the Round with Sarah Darling + Jenn Bostic + Michael Logen plus Lisa Redford + Noel Dashwood @ NAC 23 May 2017

  It felt rather as if summer had properly arrived as Norwich Arts Centre hosted this evening of gentle and heartfelt country-flavoured music from these three Nashville-based musicians on a balmy evening, gentle country and folk music drifting from the … Continue reading

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Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind + Beast with a Gun @ Waterfront Studio 21 May 2017

To continue my weekend of dirty, bluesy rock and roll after the previous night’s James Leg / Bonnevilles gig at NAC, Sunday found me once again in my Outline capacity at a muggy and sweaty Waterfront Studio for Jim Jones … Continue reading

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James Leg + The Bonnevilles @ NAC 20 May 2017

This double-header Punk Rock Blues night at Norwich Arts Centre actually made it an evening of three headline acts at NAC as a little earlier there was a short-notice secret gig for Labour Party members in Norwich with a set … Continue reading

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Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson @ Theatre Royal for NNF17 19 May 2017

This was probably the point where my Norfolk and Norwich Festival 17 began, with my seemingly annual visit to the Theatre Royal.  I always feel a bit out of my comfort zone for gigs at the Theatre Royal, constrained by … Continue reading

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(Nor)Folk Traditional Song Session @ Jurnet’s Bar, 17 May 2017

The first (Nor)Folk Song Session, hosted by Joe and Niamh from Of the Clay at Jurnet’s Bar was a successful and lovely occasion, the audience included a few musicians I already knew, such as Tom Conway, and even more that … Continue reading

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Dereham Blues Festival 2017 line-up announced

Dereham Blues Festival 2017 Line-Up Announced – Dereham Blues Festival runs from Thursday July 6th to Sunday July 9th.     Following a record number of applications from some of the region’s and UK’s finest blues and roots acts, the … Continue reading

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Flamingods + Organisms @ NAC 9 May 2017

  Flamingods are a band I had the good fortune to catch at last year’s Norwich Sound & Vision Festival, the tail end of their set at any rate.  I recall they divided opinion slightly on that occasion, which is … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bands 7, with Hot Raisin + By Virtue Fall + Flint Moore + Drew Girling @ Downham Market Club 30 April 2017

Battle of the Bands 7, Heat 10 from Twisted Melon Productions, in association with KLFM and Festival Too at Downham Market Club. It was a great pleasure to somewhat unexpectedly be able to attend this heat of Battle of the … Continue reading

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