Monthly Archives: April 2018

Yassassin + Maya Law @ WOW Norwich, OPEN for Pony Up, 29 April 2018

  A highly successful WOW Norwich Festival weekend celebrating women of the world featuring talks, seminars, podcasts, discussions,  workshops and parties in a packed programme which closed on Sunday night with a Pony Up gig at the OPEN Club Room … Continue reading

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Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra + Hot Raisin @ NAC 26 April 2018

For the second time in the space of a few days I was seeing a band from the US with some of the finest musicians I have ever seen perform.  Still on something of a high from seeing Courtney Marie … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews @ Islington Assembly Hall + Rough Trade East, 24 April 2018

Courtney Marie Andrews in undoubtedly one of my favourite musical discoveries of the past few years, first coming to my attention on an outstanding live KEXP session but she’s been productively busy for a good ten years or so already. … Continue reading

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Dereham Blues Festival 12-15 July 2018

Now in its sixth year the Dereham Blues Festival returns from 12-15 July 2018, the printed programme for which shall start appearing soon.   This year’s 2018 opening concert will be held on Thursday July 12th, again at the Dereham … Continue reading

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Birds of Hell single launch with Ben C. Winn + Gladboy @ The Crypt 20 April 2018

All the gigs I have been to at Bedfords Crypt seem to have been brilliant in this highly atmospheric and intimate space and this Birds of Hell single release party was the latest one to add to that long list, … Continue reading

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The Mahatmas + Mr Zed + Bendy House @ The Psychedelic Circus 18 April 2018

After a hugely enjoyable meeting with my Outline colleagues and being in the city anyway I thought I’d find myself a Wednesday gig – naturally – and so it was that I experienced a fantastic night of comedy and psychedelia … Continue reading

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Shonen Knife + KOLARS @ NAC, Peach Club @ Dr. Martens, Loose Leaf Drifters @ The Reindeer 12 April 2018

After a rare week without any gigs at all, on a Thursday evening full of events in the city I attended three of them, starting off at the Dr. Martens store where Peach Club played a great early evening set … Continue reading

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