Monthly Archives: September 2019

The SweetBeats farewell @ NAC 20 September 2019

  After some 16 years the much-loved SweetBeats recently announced that this gig would be their last but it was fitting that it was at their spiritual home of the also well-loved Norwich Arts Centre, for which they were playing … Continue reading

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Alden, Patterson & Dashwood + The Shackleton Trio @ NAC 19 September 2019

Thursday saw me back again at the recently re-opened and refurbished Norwich Arts Centre for a joint headline gig by Alden, Patterson and Dashwood and The Shackleton Trio, playing a half hour or so set each followed by a finale … Continue reading

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Gladboy + Miles Otto + (the) Red Dear @ NAC soft launch 13 September 2019

As an Arts Centre supporter I recently received an invitation to the NAC’s “soft launch” night following the first stage to take look at the tremendous and impressive amount of work that has taken place over the summer. I confess … Continue reading

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Shane’s Shenanigans @ The Reindeer: Penguins Go Pop + Mssr Mortimer + Olinski Onsomble, 12 September 2019

Thursday brought the latest monthly instalment of one of my favourite regular nights in the city, Shane’s Musical Shenanigans at The Reindeer.  The night was opened by Shane O’Linski and friends as Olinski Onsomble, they were followed by the Krunk … Continue reading

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Sheringham 40s Weekend on the North Norfolk Railway, Poppy Line 2019

On Saturday I spent a few hours on the North Norfolk Railway’s Poppy Line for the annual 40s weekend.  Sheringham was absolutely packed in what was surely the busiest 40s weekend here I have so far experienced. Catching a delightful … Continue reading

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Galli – In the Roundhouse There’s Hornets EP, released 18 September 2019

This week sees the release on Drongo Records of the much anticipated debut EP release of In the Roundhouse There’s Hornets from the fascinating Norwich band Galli. Featuring members past and present of such loved local bands as The Piratones, … Continue reading

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Peach Club + Lemondaze + K.M.B. @ Waterfront Studio 27 August 2019

With the NAC temporarily closed for regeneration I’ve had a dearth of gigs, seeing relatively few over the summer until I headed to a very hot and sweaty Waterfront Studio in late August for Peach Club’s triumphant homecoming gig at … Continue reading

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