Category Archives: Our Quiet Friends

Lucy Grubb + Demi Marriner + Annie Dressner @ NAC 24 October 2019

Thursday evening’s gig in the familiar embrace of the Norwich Arts Centre was billed as an EP Preview show, providing a showcase for some of the new songs that will feature on Lucy Grubb’s next release, due some time in … Continue reading

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Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. + Our Quiet Friends @ NAC 11 October 2019

There is often a danger of getting carried away with excitement and anticipation for an imminent gig by a favourite band but I couldn’t help it with this one.  The extraordinary Acid Mothers Temple on their annual stop-off in Norwich … Continue reading

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Pony Up presents Bessie Turner + Our Quiet Friends + Maya Law @ NAC 23 March 2019

This Pony Up event at Norwich Arts Centre was opened with a strong set from Maya Law, fresh from playing St. Pancras Old Church in London the previous night.  I’ve seen Maya many times since she burst on the scene … Continue reading

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Shane’s Shenanigans: The Mahatmas + Our Quiet Friends + Soyuz Rats @ The Reindeer, March 2019

Feeling very in need of some noise and volume, Shane O’Linski‘s March edition of Shane’s Musical Shenanigans at The Reindeer looked to be just what the doctor ordered.  The billed Vicars of Stiffkey were unable to play this one but … Continue reading

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Ideal Surreal 3-floor Takedown @ Karma Kafe 9 November 2018

As the title suggests, Ideal Surreal occupied three floors of Karma with live music running right though from 8pm until about midnight. It felt like a micro indoor festival with much dashing up and down stairs to catch as much … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ideal Surreal gigs. November 2018

Ideal Surreal is back with a bang for the fireworks season with a handful of gigs in the month of November, starting with this banger at Karma Kafe and a three-floor takeover following the recent sold-out Sink Ya Teeth / … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Circus Equinox Party @ Jurnet’s Bar 10 October 2018

My latest visit to the Psychedelic Circus‘ occasional nights at Jurnet’s had a typically varied lineup featuring comedy and music from Gareth Jervis, poetry from Poppy Rose, and Shane O’Linski standing in superbly for Ruby Dagger who was ill.  Having … Continue reading

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