Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Breath + Chalky Seas + Milly Hirst @ NAC 30 October 2018

Once again, even on a Tuesday night there were a handful of gig clashes but possibly the most notable event happening outside of this gig was the The Future of Norwich Music Forum meeting happening at Epic which probably had … Continue reading

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Gladboy + Bull + Bag of Cans + strip mall @ Waterfront Studio 29 October 2018

Quite some line-up for this EP launch night for Gladboy’s Ego Pushin’ EP but in typical Norwich style these days, even on a Monday night there was a major clash of not just gigs but gig demographics with some recently … Continue reading

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James and the Ultrasounds + Ravenous Hounds @ Louis Marchesi 27 October 2018

The short walk from the Octagon Chapel where I had just seen the BBC Introducing in Norfolk: Remembrance performance was an odd experience. It was raining, I was thinking about what I had just seen and heard, a bright full … Continue reading

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BBC Introducing in Norfolk: Remembrance @ The Octagon Chapel 27 October 2018

On Saturday evening the lovely people at BBC Introducing in Norfolk put on a rather special event: Remembrance at the city’s Octagon Chapel, always one of my favourite event spaces, as indeed Milly Hirst also observed before her quite spellbinding … Continue reading

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The Gig-hopper: What’s On 29 October-4 November 2018

Monday 29 October 2018 ***************************************************************** Gladboy (EP Launch), + Bull + Bag of Cans + Strip Mall 19:30 · The Waterfront Studio ***************************************************************** Pony Up presents Goat Girl Norwich Arts Centre Monday 29th October 2018 Doors: 8:00 PM ***************************************************************** State … Continue reading

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The Phantom Cowboys + The Lantern Men + The Desert Sleds + Hank Jd Sleek @ The Rumsey Wells Underbelly 26 October 2018

The Phantom Cowboys celebrated the 20th anniversary of their album Club Cruella with a great Halloween party in the Underbelly of the Rumsey Wells on Friday, with guests The Lantern Men and The Desert Sleds, plus Hank Jd Sleek dj-ing. … Continue reading

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Red Rooster festival announces first run of artists for 2019

  30th May – 1st JUNE 2019 Euston Hall, Suffolk   Red Rooster have today announced the first wave of acts for next summer’s festival, and some great names there are too.  I am particularly pleased and excited to … Continue reading

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Melvins + Jon Spencer @ The Waterfront 24 October 2018

Two phenomenal, legendary and influencial acts on the same bill meant that despite not owning much music by either of them I had not too much hesitation in parting with over £30 for the unique privilege of seeing them both … Continue reading

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The Gig-hopper. What’s On: Sunday 28 October 2018

Sunday 28 October 2018 ************************************************************ Das Fenster and the Alibis Walnut Tree Shades at 17:00 Voodoo Rock ************************************************************ Blues Situation Sun 16:00 · The Reindeer ************************************************************ The Lovin’ Handful – Sunday Afternoon Spooktacular Sun 15:00 · The Fat Cat Brewery … Continue reading

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The Gig-hopper. What’s On: Saturday 27 October 2018

Saturday 27 October 2018 ********************************************************************** Fine City Blues Festival presents Dana Gillespie + The Dave Thomas Blues Band Sat 20:00 · Norwich Arts Centre ********************************************************************** Urban Voodoo Machine + Das Fenster + The Thinking Men + Hank Jd Sleek Sat … Continue reading

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