Monthly Archives: May 2018

Norm’s @ The Crypt: Fruit & Flowers + Vaudevue + Lazyboy + Hot Raisin 28 May 2018

Another terrific lineup for the latest in a packed programme of gigs by Norm’s at The Crypt.¬† Hot Raisin and Vaudevue are both well known to me but Lazyboy were a new name and I only knew one song by … Continue reading

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Sound Underground @ The Undercroft, Those Deadbeat Cats @ The Rumsey Wells 18 May, Hot Raisin @ The Stanford Arms 20 May 2018

      The exhibition “Changes” is taking place at The Undercroft at the top of the market and runs to 26 May but on Friday there was live music from some of my favourite artists who played in a … Continue reading

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Reverend Beat-Man & Sister Nicole Izobel Garcia + Ravenous Hounds + Voodoo Boogie DJs @ EPIC 15 May 2018

Another gig I was covering for Outline Magazine, this one a co-production from Punk Rock Blues and Gluttonous Mutt and an early contender for one of the gigs of the year, despite being criminally under-attended yet everyone seemed to feel … Continue reading

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THYLA + Ugly + The Glitter Shop for Anti Despair Machine @ NAC 12 May 2018. Norm’s @ The Crypt with Ellie Bleach + Painted Heathers + Vier 11 May 2018

Anti Despair Machine is the new night by Alex Cabr√© and this one (in conjunction with DORK) brought new names from Bury St. Edmunds (The Glitter Shop), Cambridge (Ugly), and a welcome return for Brighton’s THYLA who for me stole … Continue reading

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Wilko Johnson @ UEA LCR 5 May 2018

For once being able to have a pleasant walk to a gig in spring sunshine I arrived at the Nick Rayns’ LCR at the insanely early time of 6:50pm to find support Hugh Cornwell and his two bandmates already in … Continue reading

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Kitty, Daisy & Lewis + Lewis Floyd Henry @ NAC for Punk Rock Blues 4 May 2018

All week I had been looking forward to this gig but my day did not get off to the sort of start I expected and by mid-morning I really did not think I would be at a gig in the … Continue reading

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A Hawk and a Hacksaw + Phoebe Troup @ NAC 30 April 2018

This was a welcome return to the Arts Centre for A Hawk and a Hacksaw who early in the set, referencing to the blue plaque in the foyer noting visits to this treasured venue by the likes of Nirvana and … Continue reading

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