Monthly Archives: February 2018

JD McPherson + Charley Crockett @ NAC 23 February 2018

If a gig is put on by Punk Rock Blues that’s a sure-fire guarantee of quality for me. These nights are superb and even if I don’t know a band I’ll still go because there’s a brand endorsement attached to … Continue reading

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Flint Moore + The Visitors + Hot Raisin @ The Owl Sanctuary 17 February 2018

Flint Moore are a band I first encountered last year in a round of Battle of the Bands that also featured Hot Raisin in Flint Moore’s home town of Downham Market and again when both bands were in the final … Continue reading

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AMENRA + Boris + Jo Quail @ NAC 16 February 2018

My third NAC gig in consecutive days was for something a bit out of my zone of musical familiarity, I love a good, heavy and loud gig at the Arts Centre but I knew next to nothing about any of … Continue reading

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HARK Presents Broads + LK @ NAC 15 February 2018

    Another lovely evening at Norwich Arts Centre for this HARK Presents night, which had the added bonus of a rare set by LK who performed beautifully and dreamily for a perfect warm up in front of perfectly complementary … Continue reading

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“Good Evening, We Are The Fall”, Mark E. Smith tribute night @ NAC 14 February 2018

There was something perfectly apt about eschewing the tradition and commercialism that is the modern day Valentine’s in favour of heading to Norwich Arts Centre for a date to pay tribute to the Mark E. Smith of The Mighty Fall, … Continue reading

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INHEAVEN + Thyla + GRACELAND @ NAC + Robert Powell tribute 9 February 2018

The previous evening I heard the tragically sad news of Robert Powell’s shocking and untimely passing and like the many other people who knew him I spent many hours in a state of shock and confusion and wondering if was … Continue reading

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The Room: Hot Raisin + Walkway + The h Gang + Hot Stove League + The Bloodshake Chorus @ Gorleston Ocean Room 3 February 2018

The last time I visited Gorleston’s Ocean Room for one of H’s “The Room” nights was way back in February 2013 when The Vagaband, Stare, Dove and Boweevil et al. were performing.  I was absolutely blown away by the place … Continue reading

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