In Profile: The Fall
With the Norwich Sound and Vision festival just around the corner here is a guide to the bands who will be performing in Norwich.
Band Profile: The Fall are an English post-punk band, formed in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, in 1976. With an ever-changing line up, the group essentially consists of its founder and only constant member, Mark E. Smith, who has said 'If it's me and your granny on bongos, then it's [the] Fall'.First associated with the late 1970s punk movement, the band's music has evolved through numerous stylistic changes, often concurrently with changes in the group's membership. The Fall's music is characterised by repetition, an abrasive guitar-driven sound, and is always underpinned by Smith's often cryptic lyrics, described by critic Steve Huey as 'abstract poetry filled with complicated wordplay, bone-dry wit, cutting social observations, and general misanthropy.'
What the experts say: 'Abstract poetry filled with complicated wordplay, bone-dry wit, cutting social observations, and general misanthropy.' Steve Huey, Critic
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The Fall + The Undertones + Bearsuit + Dingus Khan
Wednesday 10 October : 7.30pm
- 1 Norfolk woman fined after travelling 200 miles to visit daughter
- 2 Atlantis Tower up for sale after owner signs ‘outrageous’ loan deal
- 3 Fired twice in two months: Events boss feels the pain of Covid
- 4 Norfolk bowls star tests positive at world indoor championships
- 5 Revealed: The areas where Covid cases are still increasing
- 6 Man admits defrauding more than £1.3m from Norfolk firm
- 7 Covid rates continue to fall across Norfolk, especially in Norwich
- 8 Man's neck broken after being hit by 800kg load which fell off forklift
- 9 A47 closed in both directions after crash
- 10 Tributes to much-loved Laura, 28, after Covid death
�20.00 adv : �22.00 door
At EPIC Studios in Norwich (Magdalen Street)
Fundraiser for the John Peel Centre of Creative Arts in Stowmarket
This is the launch event for the John Peel Festival of New Music and we are delighted that these two iconic bands have agreed to play. Norwich Arts Centre have been working with John Peel's wife Sheila Ravenscroft to help establish both the new venue in Stowmarket and the festival as a permanent legacy to the much missed DJ.
If anybody would like to make a donation to the new John Peel Centre for the Creative Arts in Stowmarket please visit www.johnpeelcentreforcreativearts.co.uk
Three day Festival wristbands are available for �35 from Norwich Arts Centre but do not include the fundraiser event as announced above.