Category Archives: Dove & Boweevil

Lioness: The Amy Winehouse Experience @ The Waterfront, plus Yve Mary B and the Gypsy Candlesticks @ The Reindeer 22 March 2019

Over many years of gig-going I have seen very few tribute acts but the three I had seen before this gig were all excellent, one being The Ramonas, an original band in their own right as well as doing their … Continue reading

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Brix and the Extricated + Gladboy @ NAC 25 November 2018

The last time Brix and the Extricated were in town they were playing at The Waterfront supporting the Jesus and Mary Chain whilst I was upstairs in the Studio to see Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, which turned out to be … Continue reading

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PiL @ UEA LCR 6 June 2018 & OST 5 June 2018

It was over 30 years between my first seeing John Lydon’s PiL in 1983 and more recently in 2015 but this was a most welcome return for Johnny (“I used to live around here!”) and PiL, with the UEA LCR … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Festival 31 May-2 June 2018

The end of May (what a lovely phrase that is) means Red Rooster time!  My fifth experience of this wonderful little festival.  A bit of a delayed and confused entry to the site for me meant I missed most of … Continue reading

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Red Rooster 2017 @ Euston 1-3 June 2017

Red Rooster’s fourth festival and my fourth Red Rooster festival, certainly a big favourite of mine which is why I look forward to it and keep coming back.  It has grown slightly year on year though I selfishly hope it … Continue reading

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Robert Chaney, Hope in High Water, Dove and Boweevil @ Grapevine, The Guildhall 12 October 2016

Due to various clashes and commitments this was actually my first visit to Grapevine’s new home, the Britannia Cafe in the beautiful Guildhall right in the centre of the city.  I arrived exceptionally early so was able to see the … Continue reading

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The James Hunter Six, Big Joe Louis @ The Talk 9 September 2016

Big Steve Arlene of The Arlenes, Future Radio’s Americana show, and Meet the Folks put on this tremendous gig in conjunction with Bo Nanafana, perfectly hosted at a lovely looking Talk with the Bo girls giving it their distinctive decor. … Continue reading

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