Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Weather Station + Shannon Lay @ NAC 29 August 2018

Norwich Arts Centre hosted another gem of a midweek gig for the visit of The Weather Station and Shannon Lay who were stopping off in the fine city as just one of a handful of UK dates, much like Courtney … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews + Buck Meek @ NAC 21 August 2018

Courtney Marie Andrews is an outstanding talent and a huge favourite of mine. Since seeing her solo acoustic set at the Arts Centre supporting The Handsome Family a couple of years or so ago I have also travelled to see … Continue reading

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FolkEast, Suffolk, 18-19 August 2018

Last weekend I made my first visit to FolkEast where I was covering a couple of days of it for Outline magazine (with Pavlis covering the Friday), it’s a beautiful and very friendly little festival and I can’t praise it … Continue reading

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Rising Appalachia @ NAC 14 August 2018

Already, at about 7:45pm when I arrived at Norwich Arts Centre, there was a palpable feeling of occasion with the venue feeling full, busy and with a sense of excitement.  I knew little of Rising Appalachia beforehand so was impressed … Continue reading

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Norfolk Disability Pride fundraiser @ NAC 12 August 2018

In another fine example of coming together the Norwich Arts Centre once again proved what an essential place it occupies in the heart of the city’s creative community.  Having been declined a bid for funding for reasons unknown, Disability Pride, … Continue reading

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VW Whitenoise Festival, 11 August 2018 Hot Raisin + The Lovin’ Handful + HANK + Mammal Not Fish

Somewhat unexpectedly I found myself back in Euston, scene of the Red Rooster Festival, for this, the VW Whitenoise Festival of music and VWs. Campervans galore, an onsite funfair, a bar and dj tent (The Sunburnt Arms) and a huge … Continue reading

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Penguins Go Pop album launch @ Last Pub Standing 10 August 2018

Some 32 years in the making, Penguins Go Pop have a brand new album out on CD, and 20th Century Pop was launched and celebrated in fine style at Last Pub Standing on Friday, with great animations and projections from … Continue reading

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OST @ Cinema City with the howtocuredyslexia band + Milly Hirst + Lucy Grubb 7 August 2018

OST’s successful summer run in the beautiful courtyard of Cinema City continued with this excellent line-up.  Lucy Grubb was a sensation at Red Rooster with her full band and this solo acoustic set was no less enjoyable.  She has some … Continue reading

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Norm’s @ The Crypt: Sharkmuffin + Peach Club + Fever Machine + Elly Bishop + Dj Ego Healer 2 August 2018

This was Norm’s last night of live music at The Crypt but went out in fine style with a strong line-up and a good audience turnout, plus guest DJ George from Gladboy under the guise of DJ Ego Healer playing … Continue reading

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