Category Archives: Best gigs

Courtney Marie Andrews @ Union Chapel, Islington, London 3 December 2018

This year has been another vintage one for gigs and also one in which I’ve been lucky enough to see Courtney Marie Andrews performing live three times, twice in London and also that wonderful NAC gig. This was to be … Continue reading

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Shame + Sorry + Fontaines D.C. @ The Waterfront 26 November 2018

It’s a cold and rainy, miserable November evening on what is traditionally the quietest gig night of the week. It is Monday night in (according to Q Magazine) “unfashionable Norwich” but as I join the real queue outside the Waterfront, … 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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Think Floyd @ Epic Studios 14 October 2018

Over many years of gig going I’ve not seen many tribute acts (The Ramonas being a notable exception) but based on my experience at Epic Studios this evening I may have to re-evaluate my opinion of this concept.  Epic had … Continue reading

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PowerSolo + Ravenous Hounds @NAC 4 September 2018

  For the third week in succession I was at Norwich Arts Centre on an early week schoolnight, one of the more traditionally quiet ones at that, this being a Tuesday but it was a belter of a gig.  After … 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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Starcrawler + Gladboy @ NAC 22 June 2018

Just seven months ago Starcrawler played a legendary gig at Bedford’s Crypt which even they in a recent interview have cited as their favourite in Europe. It’s one of the best gigs I have ever experienced, enjoyed with about 80 … Continue reading

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