Tag Archives: punk rock blues

JD McPherson + Charley Crockett @ NAC 23 February 2018

If a gig is put on by Punk Rock Blues that’s a sure-fire guarantee of quality for me. These nights are superb and even if I don’t know a band I’ll still go because there’s a brand endorsement attached to … Continue reading

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The Mystery Lights + SLEAZE @ The Owl Sanctuary 6 December 2017

Punk Rock Blues returned to the city, this time at The Owl Sanctuary, and brought us two great bands. The Mystery Lights from New York City and the excellent SLEAZE from London town.       Starting off masked and … 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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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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Slim Cessna’s Auto Club @ Waterfront Studio 19 September 2017

  Slim Cessna’s Auto Club are a band who had gone totally under my radar until earlier this summer, and judging by the sparse attendance the gig also missed the attention of many others too.   There happened to be … Continue reading

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Red Rooster 2017 @ Euston 1-3 June 2017

Red Rooster’s fourth festival and my fourth Red Rooster festival, certainly a big favourite of mine which is why I look forward to it and keep coming back.  It has grown slightly year on year though I selfishly hope it … Continue reading

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James Leg + The Bonnevilles @ NAC 20 May 2017

This double-header Punk Rock Blues night at Norwich Arts Centre actually made it an evening of three headline acts at NAC as a little earlier there was a short-notice secret gig for Labour Party members in Norwich with a set … Continue reading

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Guadalupe Plata, Ida Mae @ Jug Jaw’s Beat Club 14 September 2016

The latest in this extraordinary series of gigs at Bedfords Crypt where the venue is turned into a 1967 beat club with some of the dirtiest, rawest lowdown punky blues bands around are brought to us by Jug Jaw’s Beat … Continue reading

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King Mud, Chasing Creation @ Jug Jaw’s Beat Club 25 July 2016 Hot Raisin @ The Bicycle Shop 24 July 2016

I had a great time at Bedfords Crypt for the latest Jug Jaw’s Beat Club night in conjunction with Punk Rock Blues.  It’s not often one gets to see such a low down dirty punky blues band in a venue … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Festival 2-4 June 2016

Everyone at Red Rooster provided us all with another tremendous weekend of good vibes with wonderful music across several stages and a good choice of food on site which was almost enough to make us forget the poor weather during … Continue reading

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