50 bands in Oxjam takeover of Norwich

More than 50 local bands will be taking over six Norwich venues on Sunday as the city takes part in the UK's biggest music festival on Sunday, one of hundreds of events around the country for Oxfam's Oxjam festival.

More than 50 local bands will be taking over six Norwich venues on Sunday as the city takes part in the UK's biggest music festival on Sunday, one of hundreds of events around the country for Oxfam's Oxjam festival.

Running from 2pm to 2am, the event is in aid of Oxjam's climate change campaign and features a packed programme at:

t Norwich Arts Centre (music from 7.30pm, Django Django, 2 Hot 2 Sweat, the Woe Betides);

t Mustard Lounge (music from 8pm, Fever Fever, the Delaney, Vegas Fame Index);


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t Norwich Puppet Theatre (music from 6pm, the Loyal Few, Alloy Ark, the Interpreters, Jess Morgan, Atlum Schema);

t Dragon Hall (music from 2pm, Alex Sheppard, Tommy Twist and the Why Thinkers, the Pony Collaboration, Chad Mason, Caomhe, Axel Loughrey, Oakwood Juniors, Adelaide's Cape, Jess Morgan, YumYunVoi, Emily Hirst, Mavericks of Love, My Visor, the Unremarkables, All Mighty Whispers, Phantom Players, the Battling Kings, Apollo 101, the Fuzz, Four Days in May, the Battling Kings, the Library Suits);

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t The Birdcage (music from 6pm, Girl in a Thunderbolt, King Laconic, Jenny Didn't Like to Be Photographed, James and the Magic Shoe, Teleri Lea);

t The Marquee (music from 5pm, Lonely the Brave, Centaurs, Claw of Panther, Paris Like This, the Dirty Tricks).

One of the biggest musical events in Norwich's calendar, entry is by a one-off payment of �9 for a wristband (get it online), which can be collected from Dragon Hall from 1pm.

All venues are 16-plus except the Mustard Lounge which is 18-plus - ID required.

Tickets available from box offices at Norwich Arts Centre and the UEA.

Further information from www.oxjameast2009.co.uk

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