Tag Archives: Port Isla

Wooden Arms, Heart of a Dog, Cove Hithe @ NAC 13 February 2014

BFR & Escalator Music Presents: Wooden Arms, Heart of a Dog, Cove Hithe at Norwich Arts Centre, 13 February 2014, photos and review. This was a very lovely gig from some wonderful people and musicians, at the Arts Centre for … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho ST @ Cinema City 17 December 2013

Ho Ho Ho ST – Christmas OST @ Cinema City, Norwich, with Milly Hirst, Port Isla, Heart of a Dog, Al Southgate, Birds of Hell, Sound of Sight, Ben C. Winn, Emily Winng, Drew McDonnell, Iain Lowery, Lost Levels, Camille … Continue reading

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Wooden Arms EP launch @ Octagon Chapel 12 July 2013

Wooden Arms EP launch night at the Octagon Chapel in Norwich, 12 July, 2013 review This was my first visit to the beautiful Octagon Chapel in Norwich, a most striking building with lovely warm acoustics, therefore the perfect venue to … Continue reading

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Port Isla confirmed for the official Glastonbury festival 2013

Very pleased to discover today that the talented Port Isla have been confirmed to play at this summer’s Glastonbury festival, I believe on the acoustic stage. Well done to them, it is much deserved! http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/line-up-poster/ http://www.portisla.com https://www.facebook.com/NorwichLiveMusicPhotos?fref=ts

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The Olympians, Heart of a Dog, Wooden Arms @ Norwich Arts Centre 23 March 2013

It was somewhat ironic that the band originally intended to headline this event – that were caught in the snow and could not reach Norwich – are called The Spring Offensive. The roads in and around Norwich were clearly less … Continue reading

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Heart of a Dog, Milly Hirst, Elly Tree @ Bar16, Ipswich, 14 March 2013

It was a great pleasure to venture ‘over the border’ to catch these two lovely Norwich acts playing in Ipswich. Having seen Heart of a Dog and Milly Hirst only a few days earlier on the Norwich leg of their … Continue reading

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Heart of a Dog, Milly Hirst, The Grazing Saints at The Bicycle Shop, Norwich, 12 March 2013

An absolutely lovely gig at the Bicycle Shop on a wintry Tuesday evening in Norwich. A line up I had been looking forward to more and more each day, featuring some of my favourite Norwich bands, and definitely my favourite … Continue reading

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The Norwich music scene …

During a conversation with Jose from the Vagaband, the subject of a letter I had published by the Norwich Evening News at the beginning of the year cropped up. I was praising the very healthy state of the music scene … Continue reading

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Port Isla, Heart of a Dog, Milly Hirst @ The Birdcage, Norwich, March 1, 2013

The event of the Port Isla ‘Adventurers’ single launch was to be my first visit since the Birdcage was recently refurbished (my last visit was also to see Heart of a Dog and Port Isla!) A great little venue in … Continue reading

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Wooden Arms, Matt Watson, Sargasso Trio, Heart of a Dog, Milly Hirst, Port Isla, Grazing Saints – January 2013

What a fantastic start to the year, musically in Norwich. It started with another chance to see the uniquely beautiful Wooden Arms, at the Bicycle Shop in Norwich, as part of TTSF:2013. They have a fascinating blend of classical and … Continue reading

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