Category Archives: live music and dance

Yassassin + GRACELAND + Vaudevue + Sadie Nencini + Peach Club dj set, for Pony Up, BBC Music Day @ NAC 22 June 2017

 Over the past few weeks I have seen some superb gigs at Norwich Arts Centre and this latest offering from Pony Up was another to add to that list.     For a few pounds plonked into the donation box … Continue reading

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Ryley Walker + Health & Beauty @ NAC 20 June 2017

On the eve of the summer solstice during one of the hottest Junes I can recall I headed once again to the wonderful Norwich Arts Centre for the latest in a string of great gigs.  This was one of the … Continue reading

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio + Alden, Patterson & Dashwood + Hen’s Teeth @ NAC 15 June 2017

  Some out and out traditional folk was hosted at Norwich Arts Centre, put on and introduced by Georgia Shackleton herself, already established as a folk legend in Norwich.  Fittingly, it tied in with the unveiling of a blue plaque … Continue reading

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BBC Music Day @ Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library, 15 June 2017

  BBC Music Day was celebrated at the Norfolk & Norwich Millenium Library courtesy of Norfolk Music Library with three lovely short lunchtime sets from Andrea King, Georgia King (no relation), and folk duo Of the Clay.     It’s … Continue reading

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Vieux Farka Touré + Ida Mae @ NAC 13 June 2017

Once again Norwich Arts Centre bring us some world class music with Ida Mae – recently signed to Decca playing a rare home-town gig, and Vieux Farka Touré – son of Malian desert blues legend Ali and a genius guitarist … Continue reading

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BOTB Final @ Duke’s Head, King’s Lynn 4 June 2017

On a busy Sunday, returning from Red Rooster I just had time to get washed and changed before heading straight back out again to see Hot Raisin in King’s Lynn for the final of the Twisted Melon/KLFM/Festival Too Battle 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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