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Flint Moore + The Visitors + Hot Raisin @ The Owl Sanctuary 17 February 2018

Flint Moore are a band I first encountered last year in a round of Battle of the Bands that also featured Hot Raisin in Flint Moore’s home town of Downham Market and again when both bands were in the final … 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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The Revelation Brothers + Falling From Trees + Hot Raisin + The howtocuredyslexia Band @ OPEN, HANK @ The Owl Sanctuary 22 September 2017

The usual Friday gig-clash had me dashing between OPEN and the Owl Sanctuary this week in another packed night of music in Norwich. Even arriving just after 7:30pm I found the howtocuredyslexia Band was already well into his set at … Continue reading

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Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson @ Theatre Royal for NNF17 19 May 2017

This was probably the point where my Norfolk and Norwich Festival 17 began, with my seemingly annual visit to the Theatre Royal.  I always feel a bit out of my comfort zone for gigs at the Theatre Royal, constrained by … Continue reading

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Skinny Girl Diet + Peach Club + Sink Ya Teeth @ The Owl Sanctuary, Solko @ OPEN 2 December 2016

  The past week or so I have been lucky enough to see some incredible gigs up there with some of the best of the year, in the case of Savages one of my favourites ever. This strong line up … Continue reading

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The Extons, Violet Kicks, LK @ Odd Box, The Murderers, 11 November 2016

The Extons, Violet Kicks, LK for Odd Box at The Murderers. Maya Law at The Owl Sanctuary for EA Dames, plus Dan, Georgia & Freddie, Maya Law, Phoebe Troup, D’Lore at The Bicycle Shop.   November’s Odd Box at The … Continue reading

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Acid Mothers Temple, BK & Dad, Soyuz Rats @ The Owl Sanctuary 25 September 2016

Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O played one of the most extraordinary and best gigs I have ever attended last year at the old Owl, with BK & Dad, and the much-missed Wreck-Age. They had a lot to … Continue reading

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Folk That with Rachael Dodd, Mari Joyce, Chad Mason, Phoebe Troup, Will Newsome @ NAC 23 September 2016

The NAC and Folk That brought us a lovely gig on Friday with constant music throughout the night in the auditorium and also the bar and a really strong line up.   View this post on Instagram #PhoebeTroup #instamood #livemusicphotography … Continue reading

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Outline’s 15th Birthday Party @ The Owl Sanctuary 23 July 2016

What a deservedly top-drawer line up and celebration for the indispensable Norwich Bible, Outline. Every act a revelation for the uninitiated. I had seen most of them before and although we sadly lost Milly Hirst from the bill to heat … Continue reading

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Nikki Lane, Robert Chaney, Hope in High Water @ The Owl Sanctuary 30 April 2016

Nikki Lane (with Jonathan Tyler), Robert Chaney (with Laura Tenschert), Hope in High Water at The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich 30 April 2016   I am still amazed that this wonderful gig happened, and all for free too in this extraordinary … Continue reading

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