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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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Starcrawler @ OMEARA, London 18 January 2018

In recent times a lot of the capital’s music venues have been closing at an alarming rate as a result of the difficult costs and gentrification. It can be sad and depressing reading seeings lists of lost venues.  I headed … Continue reading

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Current Undercurrent @ Jurnets Bar 29 November 2017

Wednesday night and the gigs still keep on coming.  A damp and dreary night and some fatigue were slight hurdles but I’m glad I made it to Jurnets, a few minutes before a prompt 8pm start with no fewer than … Continue reading

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Dr.Clyde, Mari Joyce, Hot Raisin @ The Owl Sanctuary for Ideal Surreal + Flamingo @ The Pig & Whistle 7 April 2017

Starting the evening with a Grosvenor f’sh and chip supper and a chance to congratulate Duane on his national award victory it was then onto The Owl Sanctuary for Ideal Surreal. A really varied and exciting line-up at the Owl … Continue reading

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