Category Archives: live music and dance

PRB Presents: Starcrawler + Damp Matches @ NAC 31 August 2022. Gnod + Red Mar @ Voodoo Daddy’s 28 August 2022

Sometimes after a very enjoyable gig things settle and we place them in categories of greatness in our mind. Some may drop a place or two once the initial excitement calms down but others retain their place in classic greatness … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews + Lola Kirke @ NAC 17 June 2022

A gig I had been looking forward to for some considerable time, this was Courtney Marie Andrews’ first UK date after a string of European shows on her current tour and her first time back at Norwich Arts Centre in … Continue reading

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Starcrawler @ Colours, Hoxton, London 26 May 2022

Starcrawler are one of the bands I had missed most over the pandemic, quite possibly the band I missed most, having not seen them since late-2019 which is why, in the absence of a Norwich date, I was not going … Continue reading

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The Scaners + Beast With a Gun @ Louis Marchesi Crypt 28 April 2022

A gig I had a ticket for well in advance and was looking forward to tremendously. Gluttonous Mutt putting on one of their basement punky, garage blues trash nights in the Louis Marchesi Crypt. I love these nights and this … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile @ Rough Trade East, London 15 April 2022

A big gig in a small venue as far as I was concerned. Kurt Vile is someone I have really wanted to see live and I was very pleased to secure a ticket for this intimate solo set at London’s … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaning @ NAC 2 December 2021

The last significant gig I attended before the pandemic was Dry Cleaning, in Shoreditch March 2020. So it was good to see them as one of my early significant gigs at the NAC (although I have been to many smaller … Continue reading

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Bark Prelude – Light of Winter

Bark Prelude (aka Philip Lewis-Jones) has returned with a highly impressive new album – Light of Winter – which although dealing with melancholy thoughts, feelings and situations is, due to the playing, humour and melodies, not a depressing listen. It’s … Continue reading

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Bootleg Blondie @ NAC 6 March 2020

My final gig before self-isolating ahead of the inevitable ‘lockdown’ was Bootleg Blondie at Norwich Arts Centre.  They were very good and the atmosphere was great, they obviously have the Blondie drummer Clem Burke’s seal of approval too. (c) shashamane … Continue reading

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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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