Category Archives: live music and dance

Dry Cleaning + POZI + The Wants @ The Village Underground, Shoreditch 3 March 2020

  My penultimate gig before the lockdown was in Shoreditch, a London away day gig to see Dry Cleaning, who I loved when they supported Bodega at NAC last year. They were supported at The Village Underground by Pozi, and … Continue reading

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Fontaines D.C. @ UEA LCR 24 February + Toyah @ NAC 26 February 2020

  Last night Fontaines DC made their second visit to Norwich with a sold out headline slot at the UEA’s Nick Rayns’ LCR. The place was absolutely rammed and there was a full on mosh-pit going on for the most … Continue reading

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BFR music nights return to Norwich with new home at the Bowling House

For a number of years legendary figure of the Norwich music scene Alex Carson ran regular music nights across the city showcasing local musical talent through his Bare Feet Records (BFR) gigs at venues such as The Birdcage, Plasterers, Gonzo’s … Continue reading

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Bavarien Rocket Groop album launch @ Space Studios 31 January 2020

Shane O’Linski’s Bavarien Rocket Groop launched their new album Eine Kleine Musik in a joint Off With Their Records / Ideal Surreal presentation at Space Studios, with strong supports from Lucille and the Seals, Joey Herzfeld Band, and Hydra Lerna. … Continue reading

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BC Camplight + Birds of Hell @ NAC 27 January 2020

It appears to be an annual tradition for me that January is all about re-charging followed by the slow process of emergence from hibernation and so for only my second gig night of the year, fittingly during Independent Venue Week, … Continue reading

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Bavarien Rocket Groop album launch preview. Space Studios for Off With Their Records

  Bavarien Rocket Groop are one of the city’s best and most unique bands albeit not one of its best known. That may be about to change with the imminent release of their debut album thanks to Off With Their … Continue reading

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Upstairs Planet : Martin Newell + Long Swords @ NAC 9 January 2020

About 30 years inbetween my first and second times of seeing Martin Newell perform around about 1989. Somewhat amazingly he recalled that “unseasonably warm February lunchtime” way back then when, as Brotherhood of Lizards, he stopped off in Norwich on … Continue reading

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