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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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Smoke Fairies + John J. Presley @ NAC 3 February 2020

Just beforehand I worked out that the last time I saw Smoke Fairies was in this same venue some eight years earlier, and this was their first visit since then, I believe, so it was a very welcome return. A … Continue reading

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East Coast Country & Americana Hat Trick – upcoming Tilting Sky spring gigs

The Tilting Sky has pulled together some of the region’s finest Country & Americana influenced musicians for a hat trick of shows over the next few months. Saturday 15th March – Epic Studios Morganway  Chalky Seas (The) Red Dear Tickets … Continue reading

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The Music House Acoustic-ish Session: Diamond Dave & the Mallards + Hot Raisin + Alexander Carson @ Jurnet’s Bar 11 January 2019

  The Music House Acoustic-ish Sessions at Jurnet’s Bar are always special but this one was even more so as a packed house came along to enjoy the music but also to honor Andrew Taylor who was curating his last … Continue reading

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Lera Lynn + Worry Dolls @ Omeara, London 10 December 2018

Exactly a week after that beautiful Union Chapel gig where Courtney Marie Andrews healed our souls and we in turned tried to heal her cold I was back in the capital again for a gig by Lera Lynn, Omeara at … Continue reading

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Butcher Day @ KlangHaus 10 November 2018

  To commemorate the 10th birthday of ‘The Butcher of Common Sense’ The Neutrinos held a special anniversary Butcher Day at Dove Street Studios, above Tesco no less, with plenty of noise, creativity (and destruction). I could quickly feel the … Continue reading

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The Gig-hopper. What’s On: Saturday 27 October 2018

Saturday 27 October 2018 ********************************************************************** Fine City Blues Festival presents Dana Gillespie + The Dave Thomas Blues Band Sat 20:00 · Norwich Arts Centre ********************************************************************** Urban Voodoo Machine + Das Fenster + The Thinking Men + Hank Jd Sleek Sat … Continue reading

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The Spitfires + Social Room @ NAC. Yve Mary B + Lauren Dove + Alex Beckhelling @ The Golden Star 6 October 2018

Sometimes you go to a gig just to take a punt, hoping to find someone new and unfamiliar, hoping for an exciting discovery. Sometimes it works and that is magical. Seeing The Spitfires, for me, was anything but and felt … Continue reading

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Penguins Go Pop album launch @ Last Pub Standing 10 August 2018

Some 32 years in the making, Penguins Go Pop have a brand new album out on CD, and 20th Century Pop was launched and celebrated in fine style at Last Pub Standing on Friday, with great animations and projections from … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Festival 31 May-2 June 2018

The end of May (what a lovely phrase that is) means Red Rooster time!  My fifth experience of this wonderful little festival.  A bit of a delayed and confused entry to the site for me meant I missed most of … Continue reading

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