Category Archives: Best gigs

Starcrawler + New Scientists @ Bedfords Crypt, Norwich 3 November 2017

It already feels legendary. In fact, within moments of this gig finishing at least two people said to me “It felt like seeing Nirvana at Norwich Arts Centre!” – they should know, they were there. Alas I was not but … Continue reading

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Acid Mothers Temple + Guranfoe + Organisms @ Waterfront Studio 16 October 2017

When the sky turned yellow and otherwordly I knew that the Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. had landed in Norwich for their annual visit, for their appearance at the Norwich Waterfront Studio.     After performing with such … Continue reading

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Twin Guns + Ravenous Hounds + The Lantern Men @ The Underbelly 13 October 2017

What better way to acknowledge Friday 13th than with some mean and dirty “garage noir” in the Rumsey Wells’ Underbelly?  I’m still stunned – in a delighted way – that we had a gig like this for free in the … Continue reading

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Sparks @ Norwich Waterfront 18 September 2017

It’s been a very long wait for me to finally see Sparks perform live for the first time, well over forty years in fact. 20 years since their last visit to Norwich for a UEA gig I was inexplicably absent … Continue reading

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Rainbow Girls + Hot Raisin @ Eaton Park Cafe 13 September 2017

Day One of Rainbow Girls UK Tour 2017.  I seriously don’t know how they do it but I’m damn glad they do.  Less than twenty-four hours after taking off from San Francisco, fifty-two hours without sleep, a customs guitar panic … Continue reading

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Morganway + Hot Raisin + Ginny Dix @ NAC 7 September 2017

Ever since I heard about this gig earlier this year it was one I was excited about and looking forward to, a superb line up for the aptly titled “Morganway Presents Roots Rock Americana at Norwich Arts Centre”, with stellar … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews + Joana Serrat @ Bush Hall, London 5 September 2017

It was probably through an excellent session on KEXP that I first became aware of Courtney Marie Andrews a year or so ago and I was lucky enough to see her earlier this year, performing a solo set in support … Continue reading

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