Category Archives: Norwich Arts Centre

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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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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PRB Presents Bo Ningen @ NAC, 1 October 2021

Although I have been seeing bands and artists in pubs recently (mainly the Reindeer and the Walnut Tree Shades) I haven’t been photographing and I had not returned to the Arts Centre since March 2020, until tonight and I only … 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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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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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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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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Sonic Youths v6.13 : Peach Club + Front Bangs + HONEY @ BAC 17 December 2019. My Winehouse tribute @ Last Pub Standing 24 December 2019

Peach Club were headlining the latest Sonic Youths showcase in the NAC auditorium with supports from Frong Bangs and Honey.   A new one to me, HONEY was already playing when I arrived and could be clearly heard from the … Continue reading

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Boris + Årabrot @ NAC 14 December 2019

After the election night gig at the Arts Centre with The Neutrinos and Birds of Hell, in a strange twist of fate my following visit to the NAC a couple of nights later was for a band named Boris!  This … Continue reading

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