Category Archives: Best gigs

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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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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Red Rooster Festival 30 May-1 June 2019

The Red Rooster Festival continues to go from strength to strength, growing, adapting and evolving and somehow each year topping the achievements of the previous year. Those Rooster organisers don’t keep still and I was happy to be back for … Continue reading

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Aldous Harding @ Cambridge Junction J2 16 May 2019

When I first chanced upon the music of Aldous Harding a few years ago – probably through KEXP’s excellent YouTube channel – I was immediately captivated by a unique artist.  I soon purchased her album Party which was certainly among … Continue reading

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