All in all, another noteworthy collectionRead full Article >
When You're Ready emerges as one of the most impressive and accessible of debut albumsRead full Article
Norwich's Nic Norton returns with another engaging and original collectionRead full Article
its relentless pace grips and holds right until the very final spin.Read full Article
tale of two lovers on the precipice of break-up
Tonight, Huey Morgan is definitely 'the man', and Fun Lovin' Criminals do what they do best – leave their audience hungry for more
Top marks to the Norwich Playhouse for hosting this debut visit from Rambert 2. The scale of the venue, and the fantastic sound, made this a perfect evening
Erica Whyman had decided on a contemporary transfer for this 400 year old tale of family feuding, love at first sight, and crossed star destiny, but it is a darker, starker version of the classic.....
A musical interpretation of Hieronymus Bosch's fifteenth century triptych panels sounds like the kind of recorded oddity that emerges from a crate digging session at the local vinyl fair, rather than a contemporary electronic folk-jazz release.
Drastic Measures emerges from the new wave of composer-musician-producers...
'True musicians do not have a choice', he muses, 'we just have to keep on writing and performing. It is what we do'. Well evidenced at this gig
An imaginative sixty minute show created around Dickens' iconic 1843 work,
Even before the house lights dimmed the crowd had started up a chant of 'Miles, Miles - Miles Fucking Kane'
Their voices fit together perfectly and are also comfortable taking lead, usually on their own compositions. But when you listen to the lyrics of each song you realise that the inspiration often comes from a very specific source.....
Whether you are a fan of Jessie or not remains a matter of individual taste, but from what I saw and heard tonight the new material deserves a serious listen – her voice is strong and confident, and the songs are a million miles away from the frothy pop of 2011
When a band that originally formed in 1966 changes its name four times......Yet I really should not be worried
The band are currently on a celebratory tour of the UK, and Sunday night at the Theatre Royal was their first visit to Norwich since playing here in 2013.
Curved Air at The Waterfront
Pancrazi is wonderful as Prince Charming, and her parallel appearance as a maid and confidante to Cinderella in Pandolfe's household suggests a dimension of gender fluidity, adding yet another layer of duality, metamorphosis and contrast to the production
I never got to see The Smiths perform live, and Johnny Marr had packed up his guitar and left The Cribs by the time they played Latitude in 2011, so this gig at the Nick Rayns LCR was to be my first up-close encounter with the legendary guitarist
It started the previous night, when someone suggested that I really ought to check out The Velveteers at Bermuda Bob's Rum Shack. 'They're a bit like The White Stripes', they explained, before adding cryptically, 'But then, they're not'. I'm intrigued, but could actually do with that night in. I file the suggestion under 'poss, but probs not'.
I am unsure how the name of Eivør Pálsdóttirremained underneath my radar for quite so long
An Outline of Late Nights / Early Mornings
Four young local acts impress.
Good luck to you all.
Every one of these bands I could go and enjoy live again
An enthralling and illuminating spectacle.
One Slambovian hell of an evening
A calculated crescendo
One of the country's finest young folk singers.
A big star in the making.
The audience is totally enraptured with each song
An evening of absolute professionalism.
The vocal harmonies are gorgeous
A musical Venn diagram,
The weekend has most certainly landed.
An underground vibe in ancient vaults.
I am definitely on board.
An engaging and informative evening
A quasi-religious experience
A perfectly-pitched production
Get to know your local music scene
Big up support Misty Miller.
We are, once again, helplessly won over.
Get a bit of sausage when you can
We all by now know that there is neither an Eliza nor a Bear in Eliza And The Bear.
This is never going to quite float my boat
Gaz Coombes is no stranger to Norfolk
I really love this band to bits
Not bad at all, Eska
Contemporary folk in all its domestic glory
The performance is definitely on a grand scale, with so many individual talents on display
You see? Norwich does know how to have a good time.
A thoroughly entertaining, impressive and thought-provoking evening
A truly inspirational idea from NS&V and the library management
BK & Dad, Midnight Zoo & Claws play live
A warm and superbly talented performance
Let me laugh with you, Sean, not at you or at others.
Forty years later, again they leave us wanting more.
Compelling to watch, and to hear.
A banging good family musical with a great cast and unforgettable songs
"An arena performance but with the intimacy of a private audience"
The Boy Gedge's two bands play Norwich
The second half appears to kick off with a new-found synergy
Tonight Gigspanner spun the world thrice over.
A tour-de force
As sure as night follows day we need bands like The Sundowners.
A veritable smorgasbord of reflection and projection
Saint Julian takes to the Waterfront
A beautiful and sensitive album that is a lot more uplifting than you might first expect
An ambitious album of pretty average songs.
Addison's Uncle play on Norwich Market
This is the Kit delight NAC once again
This is indie-folk for the Waitrose generation.
Totally engaging, beautiful and thought-provoking.
Pick yourselves up, Champs, and try again.
A triumph for Peace
Like eating jam roly-poly without the custard.
A crowning glory.
Gorgeous, masterful, confessional, and uplifting.
Spotlights carve across the stage like a lighthouse on a misty night.
A truly complex talent whose fame is already set to spread beyond our Norfolk borders.