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London Calling + Borrowed Time @ NAC 30 November 2019

The Clash have featured quite a lot for me in various ways of late, which is never a bad thing and they certainly feel as relevant as ever. In the 40th anniversary of the release of London Calling and fresh … Continue reading

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The Comet is Coming + Leafcutter John @ NAC 28 November 2019

Probably the hottest ticket in town and a gig which sold out months ago meant that not only was the NAC absolutely packed but there was also a palpable sense of excitement, anticipation and occasion for the visit of The … Continue reading

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Tav Falco’s Panther Burns + Beast With a Gun @ NAC 27 November 2019

The way gigs come along sometimes meant I hadn’t been to NAC in what felt like quite a while but things panned out this week in such a way that this was my first visit of three to this wonderful … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Festival 2020 first wave of acts announced

As we approach the darkest days of winter Red Rooster have announced their first wave of acts for the Red Rooster Festival 2020 to get us looking forward to drier, brighter days in their beautiful grounds and the fantastic music … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + Pretty Sick + Glossii @ The Underworld, Camden 21 November 2019

Just over two years ago, in November 2017, after a short trip and very slow journey back from France I arrived back home tired and sleepless just a few hours before heading out again to one of the best and … Continue reading

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The Turf Club Racebook + Hot Raisin + Rory Hill @ The Reindeer, Yve Mary B @ Frank’s Bar 17 November 2019

My first gig in a little while (due to putting my back out) was the first Tilting Sky at The Reindeer, Craig putting a really strong line-up together for the launch of The Turf Club Racebook’s much-anticipated album, produced by … Continue reading

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Worry Dolls + Robert Vincent @ OPEN 7 November 2019

Their autumn tour brought a welcome return to Norwich for Worry Dolls. I’ve seen them a number of times, supporting Morganway in the same OPEN venue, a storming set at Red Rooster last year, and another great set supporting Lera … Continue reading

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