Monthly Archives: July 2018

New releases round-up

There’s been a huge number of new releases in recent months from Norwich and Norfolk bands and artists and those with a strong connection to the region and I’m lucky enough to have been given copies of some of them … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Carson, All My Youth, Bag of Cans, bands and new releases, Billy Lubach, Birds of Hell, Blues Situation, Broads, Butterflies on Pins, Days To, Gladboy, Grifter Kid and the Midnight Raiders, HANK, Hot Raisin, Jess Morgan, Jim Niven, Joe Quinn and the New Lunarians, Laura Goldthorp, let's eat grandma, Lily-Ann, Lucy Grubb, Maya Law, Niamh, Nic Norton and the County Band, Of the Clay, Painted Heathers, Peach Club, Penguins Go Pop, Planet Neil, playhouse, Ravenous Hounds, Sharks Can't Hold Hands, Simon Tall, sink ya teeth, Skinny Rodgers, st benedicts, Sunda Arc, The Infinite Trip, The Lost Levels, The Piratones, The Renadeans, the thinking men, The Vagaband, The Wolf Number, True Adventures, We'll Be Detectives, Yellowlees | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Charley Crockett + Big Steve Arlene + Hank Jd Sleek @ NAC 26 July 2018

  Thursday was another sizzler as this heatwave goes on and on and on but there was a great atmosphere in the city as I caught a couple of sets from the Vagaband on The Walk (sounding superb) as part … Continue reading

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Norm’s @ The Crypt: Beast With a Gun + Primes + Yellowhammers 13 July 2018 + Painted Heathers @ Sacred Sounds 12 July 2018

In the few weeks since my last Norm’s night the Crypt has installed a new and powerful Yamaha PA system and Mr. Jason stands like the sound king he is, tall at the back of the Crypt as Norm’s goes … Continue reading

Posted in Beast With a Gun, Col Wolfe, Jonathon Cocker, live music and dance, Norm's, Painted Heathers, Primes, Sacred Sounds, The Lovin' Handful, Yellowhammers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Norwich Lanes Garden Party July 2018

One of the highlights of the Norwich calendar is the Lord Mayor’s Weekend, which as well as the traditional procession also features a vast array of entertainment and music stages across the city, including Maui Waui, Sonic Youths, BBC Introducing … Continue reading

Posted in 4D Jones, D'Lore, Georgia King, Gladboy, live music and dance, Niamh, Penguins Go Pop, Those Deadbeat Cats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dereham Blues Festival 2018

  The Dereham Blues Festival Is Ready For The Opening Chords New strings are on the guitars. The drums are tuned. The singers’ vocal chords are warmed up. The set lists are prepared and the songs all rehearsed. The band … Continue reading

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Let’s Eat Grandma + Maya Law + Billy Clayton @ Epic 5 July 2018

  As all the acts on this bill have at one time or another passed through the city’s excellent Access to Music course it was perhaps fitting that Let’s Eat Grandma’s homecoming gig (their first Norwich gig in two years) … Continue reading

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250 Years of Circus in 60 Minutes @ NAC 4 July 2018

Gossamer Thread returned to NAC with this new production literally celebrating 250 years of circus in a one hour show that was quite thrilling, beautiful and entertaining.   Opening with a circus master calling on the horses to enter ‘the … Continue reading

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