First acts announced for this year’s Norwich Sound and Vision festival

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - INHEAVEN. Photo: Steve Gullick.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - INHEAVEN. Photo: Steve Gullick. - Credit: Steve Gullick

Music and media festival Norwich Sound & Vision has announced the first wave of acts that will be performing at this year's event.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Jess Morgan with the Light Band. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Jess Morgan with the Light Band. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted

The festival - now in its seventh year - will run from October 13 to 15 and bring three days of music to the city along with a conference programme putting a spotlight on working in the music, radio, TV, film and multi-media industries.

Music acts set to take to the stage include Bad Breeding, Flamingods, Inheaven, Cabbage, Chris T-T, Man of Moon, Peach Club, Alex Carson and Wooden Arms, Big Joanie, BK & Dad, Jess Morgan with the Light Band, Luminous Bodies, Sink Ya Teeth, Broads, Knowpeace, Jaztec, Abigail Blake, Maya Law, Surco, Jake Morrell, and Alden, Patterson and Dashwood.

'We are delighted to be announcing just a few of the musicians performing at Norwich Sound and Vision this year,' said Norwich Sound & Vision director Adrian Cooke.

'The conference and festival attracts international delegates, speakers and performers to the city to discuss the music, film and multi-media industries but above all, to have a really great time in our fine city. There is always a vibrant creative buzz to the city that we should champion and be proud of.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Cabbage. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Cabbage. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted


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The festival's gigs will take place at venues across the city including Norwich Arts Centre, The Mash Tun, The Octagon Chapel, The Owl Sanctuary, The Murderers and North.

Norwich Sound & Vision has also formed new partnerships this year with organisations including Music Glue, Outline Magazine, BBC Introducing, Upsurge, and Tilting Sky and is also continuing to work with Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, Sonic Youths, Cinema Plus, Dreams Music, Odd Box, City College Norwich, and Access To Music.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Big Joanie. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - Big Joanie. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted

The Norwich Sound & Vision gig wristbands are currently on sale at an early bird rate of £20. The wristbands give entry to all festival gigs across the weekend subject to each venue's capacity. Individual gig tickets will also be available at the venues.

A full delegate pass – for entry to all conference events and gigs – is currently on sale at an early bird price of £35.

For more information and to book tickets, visit http://norwichsoundandvision.co.uk/

You can also follow @nsoundandvision on Twitter and find Norwich Sound and Vision on Facebook.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - BK & Dad. Photo: Richard Shashamane.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016 - BK & Dad. Photo: Richard Shashamane. - Credit: Richard Shashamane

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