Category Archives: Best gigs

Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. + Our Quiet Friends @ NAC 11 October 2019

There is often a danger of getting carried away with excitement and anticipation for an imminent gig by a favourite band but I couldn’t help it with this one.  The extraordinary Acid Mothers Temple on their annual stop-off in Norwich … Continue reading

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Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind + Ravenous Hounds @ Waterfront Studio 26 September 2019

Almost two and a half years since they played a blistering gig in the same venue Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind made a welcome return to the Norwich Waterfront Studio and blew the roof off once again. On that … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + Plague Vendor, for PRB Presents @ NAC 30 June 2019

Just what more can be said about Starcrawler?  Their Norwich gigs just never cease to amaze me. I was overjoyed when I learned that PRB Presents was bringing them back to Norwich as part of a six-date UK leg of … Continue reading

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Shashamane Recommends : The Wash + Phoebe Troup @ Warwick St Live 22 June 2019

Warwick St Live! at the Warwick St Social in the heart of the city’s Golden Triangle seems to go from strength to strength as a music venue with sessions happening every Saturday afternoon as well as some bank holiday specials … Continue reading

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Clare Grogan’s Altered Images + Pin Ups @ Epic Studios 22 June 2019

It was in May of 1982 that having recently turned 18 cycled to the UEA and first saw Altered Images. Now, after a whopping 37 year gap I’m cycling to Epic and seeing them again, albeit with only Clare remaining … Continue reading

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Meat Puppets + Munky + Bleedin’ Noses @ NAC 19 June 2019

Those who headed out to the Arts Centre on a grimly damp June evening were repaid handsomely with a gig that scaled the heights of greatness from headliners Meat Puppets on what, I believe, was there first appearance in Norwich. … Continue reading

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PRB Presents: Guadalupe Plata + Beast With a Gun @ NAC 15 June 2019

The third consecutive gig night of the week meant I was feeling a tad weary but also excited to see Guadalupe Plata back in Norwich again. They played an unforgettable gig for Punk Rock Blues in a Jug Jaw’s Beat … Continue reading

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