Category Archives: Painted Heathers

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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Norfolk Disability Pride fundraiser @ NAC 12 August 2018

In another fine example of coming together the Norwich Arts Centre once again proved what an essential place it occupies in the heart of the city’s creative community.  Having been declined a bid for funding for reasons unknown, Disability Pride, … Continue reading

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New releases round-up

There’s been a huge number of new releases in recent months from Norwich and Norfolk bands and artists and those with a strong connection to the region and I’m lucky enough to have been given copies of some of them … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Carson, All My Youth, Bag of Cans, bands and new releases, Billy Lubach, Birds of Hell, Blues Situation, Broads, Butterflies on Pins, Days To, Gladboy, Grifter Kid and the Midnight Raiders, HANK, Hot Raisin, Jess Morgan, Jim Niven, Joe Quinn and the New Lunarians, Laura Goldthorp, let's eat grandma, Lily-Ann, Lucy Grubb, Maya Law, Niamh, Nic Norton and the County Band, Of the Clay, Painted Heathers, Peach Club, Penguins Go Pop, Planet Neil, playhouse, Ravenous Hounds, Sharks Can't Hold Hands, Simon Tall, sink ya teeth, Skinny Rodgers, st benedicts, Sunda Arc, The Infinite Trip, The Lost Levels, The Piratones, The Renadeans, the thinking men, The Vagaband, The Wolf Number, True Adventures, We'll Be Detectives, Yellowlees | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Norm’s @ The Crypt: Beast With a Gun + Primes + Yellowhammers 13 July 2018 + Painted Heathers @ Sacred Sounds 12 July 2018

In the few weeks since my last Norm’s night the Crypt has installed a new and powerful Yamaha PA system and Mr. Jason stands like the sound king he is, tall at the back of the Crypt as Norm’s goes … Continue reading

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THYLA + Ugly + The Glitter Shop for Anti Despair Machine @ NAC 12 May 2018. Norm’s @ The Crypt with Ellie Bleach + Painted Heathers + Vier 11 May 2018

Anti Despair Machine is the new night by Alex Cabré and this one (in conjunction with DORK) brought new names from Bury St. Edmunds (The Glitter Shop), Cambridge (Ugly), and a welcome return for Brighton’s THYLA who for me stole … Continue reading

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PsychoMongos @ The Lacon Arms, Great Yarmouth feat. The Bad Apples + Bavarian Rocket Group + PreDawn, 31 March 2018

It’s a struggle to recall the last time I didn’t get rained on during a trip to a gig … probably February!  So, after an absolute drenching the previous night which scuppered my plans to see The Wolf Number, HANK, … Continue reading

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