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Das Fenster & the Alibis – Lucky Charms & Firearms, new album

Norwich favourites Das Fenster and the Alibis release their second album this week – Lucky Charms & Firearms – on Halloween (when else?) available on CD, download, to stream on Spotify, and best of all, on glorious vinyl. Order here. … Continue reading

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The Birdcage to close

Very sad to learn this week that The Birdcage pub and venue in the heart of the Norwich Lanes has announced that it will not be renewing its lease and will be closing. The news came from a post on … Continue reading

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‘This Fine City’ – Lisa Redford & friends

Since the lockdown restrictions began in March there has been a gaping hole in the fine city which live music used to fill. Walking the streets during the day and especially in the evening the sound of music could be … Continue reading

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Johnny Steinberg – Shadowland

Norfolk-based Yorkshireman and singer-songwriter Johnny Steinberg has created a very fine, independently released album. Immediately upon first listening one is struck by the impressive, professional level of performance and production but especially the level of songwriting which draws in and … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Festival – Virtual Festival, 4-6 September 2020

  Cajun, Soul, Rock n Roll, Blues, Roots & Country…. 3-5 June 2021 * Euston Hall, Suffolk Virtual second edition 4-6 September 2020   Red Rooster Festival is delighted to announce another virtual version of the festival after the socially … Continue reading

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Red Rooster 2020 cancelled, now taking place June 2021

  An important announcement from Red Rooster:   Dearest Roosters,   It is with a very heavy heart that we must unfortunately announce that Red Rooster will not be proceeding on 4th-6th September. From the 11th July, the UK government gave the … Continue reading

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Red Rooster 2020 update, Virtual Fest this weekend

Exciting Red Rooster Virtual Fest over the next few days. Although Red Rooster 2020 was due to start today, for obvious reasons it has been postponed and is now scheduled for 4-6 September 2020. However, there are plans for the … Continue reading

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Dereham Blues Festival 2020 cancelled

The Dereham Blues Festival, which was due to be held this July has been cancelled for 2020. See their statement below: The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has already caused widespread disruption to numerous public events, with many having to be cancelled … Continue reading

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Red Rooster 2020 postponed until September

  Dearest Roosters,   We need to make an important announcement concerning Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Red Rooster. After much deliberation and with the safety of our audience being of the utmost importance, Red Rooster 2020 has been postponed and will now take … 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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