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Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra + Hot Raisin @ NAC 26 April 2018

For the second time in the space of a few days I was seeing a band from the US with some of the finest musicians I have ever seen perform.  Still on something of a high from seeing Courtney Marie … 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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Wooden Arms + Chalky Seas + Hot Raisin @ OPEN 14 December 2017

Other than a flying visit to play Marzano’s as part of BBC Introducing in Norfolk’s 10th birthday celebrations the other week this was Wooden Arms‘ first visit back to their home city in a year or so, not that there … Continue reading

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Daddy Long Legs + Tuppenny Bunters @ Bedfords Crypt 22 November 2017

  So good have been all the Punk Rock Blues gigs that I’ve attended – plus of course the Red Rooster Festival – that I consider it a guarantee of “my kind of music”, an endorcement of quality.  Earlier this … Continue reading

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Worry Dolls + Morganway + Lisa Redford @ OPEN 10 November 2017

It was only relatively recently that I first became aware of Worry Dolls through some browsing and exploring on YouTube and Spotify, so it was a nice moment of synchronicity and serendipity that soon afterwards I learned that Craig had … Continue reading

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PINS + Yassassin + Sink Ya Teeth @ Waterfront Studio, Norwich 6 November 2017

It can, and certainly has happened, that following a truly exceptional and brilliant gig the next one can feel like something of a damp squib in comparison.  However, after that extraordinary gig by Starcrawler at Bedfords Crypt I had no … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + New Scientists @ Bedfords Crypt, Norwich 3 November 2017

It already feels legendary. In fact, within moments of this gig finishing at least two people said to me “It felt like seeing Nirvana at Norwich Arts Centre!” – they should know, they were there. Alas I was not but … Continue reading

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Twin Guns + Ravenous Hounds + The Lantern Men @ The Underbelly 13 October 2017

What better way to acknowledge Friday 13th than with some mean and dirty “garage noir” in the Rumsey Wells’ Underbelly?  I’m still stunned – in a delighted way – that we had a gig like this for free in the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Girls @ The Smokehouse, Ipswich, 28 September 2017

Norwich Road in Ipswich feels a bit like Magdalen Street in our city, and just off a side street and in the middle of a car park is situated South Street Studios, a complex of community projects which includes the … Continue reading

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Ryley Walker + Health & Beauty @ NAC 20 June 2017

On the eve of the summer solstice during one of the hottest Junes I can recall I headed once again to the wonderful Norwich Arts Centre for the latest in a string of great gigs.  This was one of the … Continue reading

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