More music acts announced for Norwich Sound and Vision

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Plastic Mermaids. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Plastic Mermaids. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted

An array of new music acts have been announced for this year's Norwich Sound and Vision Festival.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Black Foxxes. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Black Foxxes. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted

The three-day music and media event is returning for its seventh year in 2016 and will take place across the city from Thursday, October 13 until Saturday, October 15.

Sixteen new acts have now been revealed and among them are female fronted psych-rock band Purson, multi-instrumentalists Let's Eat Grandma, indie songwriter Hannah Lou Clark and experimental band Plastic Mermaids.

Norwich Sound and Vision music programmer Jenny Allison said she was really excited about the artists performing at this year's festival and that there would be more than 50 acts once all of them were announced.

'We always try to have a real mixture that spans the genres,' she said, adding that people could buy a festival gig wristband that offered entry to all of the music events.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Yonaka. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is Yonaka. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted


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'The gig wristband is a really great way of hopping between venues and taking a chance on a band that you might not have heard of. It's a great way to discover your new favourite music and to see performances in intimate venues.'

The full list of the latest acts to be revealed includes:

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• Purson – female fronted psych-rock band

• Let's Eat Grandma - rising stars and multi-instrumentalists Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is The Membranes. Photo: submitted.

Norwich Sound and Vision 2016. Pictured is The Membranes. Photo: submitted. - Credit: submitted

• Hannah Lou Clark - upbeat, indie songwriter accompanied by her band

• The Membranes - music journalist John Robb's punk-rock band

• Yonaka – alt-rock band from Brighton

• Plastic Mermaids - experimental, dream-pop band from the Isle of Wight

• Black Foxxes - rock band from Exeter

• Graceland - female four-piece band

• Claws - four-piece indie-surf-punk band

• Teen Brains - melodic, washed-out surf vibe band originally from Lowestoft

• Rope Store - retro sixties stylings played with a modern attitude

• Tibetan Night Terrors - indie tunes with a calypso twist

• Luke Peter Foster - electronic beats and alternative spoken word

• Chad Mason - acoustic singer-songwriter

• Montagues and Capulets - new-pop, indie rock 4-piece from Norwich

• Vaudevue - indie, alt-rock duo

The new acts join the previously announced line-up which includes Bad Breeding, Flamingods, Inheaven, Cabbage, Chris T-T, Man

of Moon, Peach Club and more. The festival's gigs will take place at venues including Norwich Arts Centre, The Mash Tun, The Octagon Chapel, The Owl Sanctuary, The Murderers and North. Running alongside the electic mix of gigs is a conference programme putting a spotlight on working in the music, radio, TV, film and multi-media industries.

The Norwich Sound & Vision gig wristbands are currently on sale for £30. 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 for £40.

For more information and to book tickets, visit www.norwichsoundandvision.co.uk

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

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