Category Archives: Hot Raisin

Women of Oxjam @ Oxfam + Hope in High Water @ The Birdcage 19 September 2018

  There is yet another brilliant team running Oxjam this year and after their recent successful fundraiser gig at The Waterfront they put on this unique event in the refurbished Oxfam on Magdalen Street with Ginny Dix, Hot Raisin, Hannah … Continue reading

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VW Whitenoise Festival, 11 August 2018 Hot Raisin + The Lovin’ Handful + HANK + Mammal Not Fish

Somewhat unexpectedly I found myself back in Euston, scene of the Red Rooster Festival, for this, the VW Whitenoise Festival of music and VWs. Campervans galore, an onsite funfair, a bar and dj tent (The Sunburnt Arms) and a huge … Continue reading

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New releases round-up

There’s been a huge number of new releases in recent months from Norwich and Norfolk bands and artists and those with a strong connection to the region and I’m lucky enough to have been given copies of some of them … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Carson, All My Youth, Bag of Cans, bands and new releases, Billy Lubach, Birds of Hell, Blues Situation, Broads, Butterflies on Pins, Days To, Gladboy, Grifter Kid and the Midnight Raiders, HANK, Hot Raisin, Jess Morgan, Jim Niven, Joe Quinn and the New Lunarians, Laura Goldthorp, let's eat grandma, Lily-Ann, Lucy Grubb, Maya Law, Niamh, Nic Norton and the County Band, Of the Clay, Painted Heathers, Peach Club, Penguins Go Pop, Planet Neil, playhouse, Ravenous Hounds, Sharks Can't Hold Hands, Simon Tall, sink ya teeth, Skinny Rodgers, st benedicts, Sunda Arc, The Infinite Trip, The Lost Levels, The Piratones, The Renadeans, the thinking men, The Vagaband, The Wolf Number, True Adventures, We'll Be Detectives, Yellowlees | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Norm’s @ The Crypt: Fruit & Flowers + Vaudevue + Lazyboy + Hot Raisin 28 May 2018

Another terrific lineup for the latest in a packed programme of gigs by Norm’s at The Crypt.  Hot Raisin and Vaudevue are both well known to me but Lazyboy were a new name and I only knew one song by … Continue reading

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Sound Underground @ The Undercroft, Those Deadbeat Cats @ The Rumsey Wells 18 May, Hot Raisin @ The Stanford Arms 20 May 2018

      The exhibition “Changes” is taking place at The Undercroft at the top of the market and runs to 26 May but on Friday there was live music from some of my favourite artists who played in a … Continue reading

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Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra + Hot Raisin @ NAC 26 April 2018

For the second time in the space of a few days I was seeing a band from the US with some of the finest musicians I have ever seen perform.  Still on something of a high from seeing Courtney Marie … Continue reading

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Milly Hirst + Of the Clay + Hot Raisin @ The Handlebar 4 April 2018

When I first saw the poster for this event I could hardly believe my eyes it was such a dream line-up for me. Just about perfect if Phoebe had been playing too but that would be asking too much what … Continue reading

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