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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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Starcrawler @ The Blue Basement, Third Man Records, London 21 May 2022

It starts to feel reassuringly ‘old normal’ when favourite overseas bands and artists start announcing dates in the UK. I have missed Starcrawler gigs as much as anyone’s during the pandemic lockdown years and was pleased to see their announcement … Continue reading

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The Scaners + Beast With a Gun @ Louis Marchesi Crypt 28 April 2022

A gig I had a ticket for well in advance and was looking forward to tremendously. Gluttonous Mutt putting on one of their basement punky, garage blues trash nights in the Louis Marchesi Crypt. I love these nights and this … 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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Bark Prelude – Light of Winter

Bark Prelude (aka Philip Lewis-Jones) has returned with a highly impressive new album – Light of Winter – which although dealing with melancholy thoughts, feelings and situations is, due to the playing, humour and melodies, not a depressing listen. It’s … 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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BFR music nights return to Norwich with new home at the Bowling House

For a number of years legendary figure of the Norwich music scene Alex Carson ran regular music nights across the city showcasing local musical talent through his Bare Feet Records (BFR) gigs at venues such as The Birdcage, Plasterers, Gonzo’s … 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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