Norwich Music

We are giving away four free VIP upgrades to see two 90s dance legends this weekend at OPEN.

Five minutes with HyperFox for Enjoy Music More.

East Anglian electronic duo Amethysts have a big year ahead of them.

Queen Rhapsody, a show dedicated to giving fans a chance to experience in parts what a Queen show would have been like, came to Norwich last night.

With Bad Touch preparing to release their latest album and embark on a headline tour, ADAM AIKEN spoke to singer Stevie Westwood about the year ahead for the band from Dereham.

The Wonder Stuff turned back the clock with a marathon set covering their latest songs and first two albums in full. It is more than 30 years since the band debuted with The Eight Legged Groove Machine and the gig's rapid upgrade from The Waterfront to The LCR was testament to their enduring popularity.

When Jay McCalister took to Norwich Arts Centre's stage on Friday night, there was an impending sense that a reflective political message was going to be delivered following the aftermath of Thursday's general election results.

Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches is the best known album by The Happy Mondays and a good synopsis of the band's career, but nearly 40 years after the Madchester pioneers first formed in Salford most of the original members were back on stage and in fine form last night at the Nick Rayns LCR for the band's greatest hits tour.


With Gun heading to Norwich as one of a trio of bands playing their classic albums from 30 years ago in full as part of The Big 3-0 Tour, singer Dante Gizzi spoke to ADAM AIKEN about some of the ups and downs of the past three decades.

For people who like a certain type of music a Shed Seven gig is as much of a festive tradition as mince pies, sprouts and the after lunch snooze.

English folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby brought her Christmas show to Norwich Theatre Royal last night to help get the festivities going.

A pair of tribute bands at the Waterfront in Norwich show us why the oldies are still the goodies, writes ADAM AIKEN.

Dublin's singer songwriter Dermot Kennedy brought his Without Fear tour to a sold out Nick Rayns LCR in Norwich last night.

Synth-pop trio Stealing Sheep brought gorgeous harmonies, infectious disco grooves, spiky lyrics, dance routines, glitter and more than a touch of surrealism to Norwich Arts Centre on Thursday night.

With Norwich being the closest gig to The Darkness' hometown of Lowestoft, it was no wonder it was one of the first to sell out on their Easter Is Cancelled Tour.

hort noIrish post-punk rock band Fontaines D.C. have just announced a Norwich show for 2020.

Director Annabel Arden's L'Elisir D'Amore swaps the rebellions of the 1830's for the rise of fascism in the 1940's. But this still ends up being more of a nostalgia trip than a political statement.

The Proclaimers Church, on Roundtree Way in Norwich, is set to bring back their Christmas Concert for 2019.

Australian punk mayhem was the order of the evening at The Waterfront as the Chats delivered a lung busting display of anarchic bedlam to a capacity crowd last night.

It was a night of mixed emotions as one of Norwich's finest and most widely travelled bands played their farewell show.

Sammy Merry reviews Beak> at Norwich Arts Centre on December 1, 2019.

For the second time this year Jarrod Dickenson returned to Norwich, this time on his Unplugged & Distilled tour, to treat fans to a quality evening of music at The Waterfront Studio.

After a summer on the festival circuit, which included a headline set on the BBC Sounds stage at Latitude, Primal Scream are back on the road in support of new career-spanning singles collection Maximum Rock N Roll

A popular Norfolk band is calling it a day after 11 years with their final free-entry show.

A show full of stamina and infectious anthems was brought by Yungblud to the Nick Rayns LCR in Norwich last night. (24th)

Once Jason Byrne came bouncing onto the stage in his newly purchased moon boots, an impulsive purchase made in the aftermath of his recent separation, you had the feeling that evening could take off in any weird and whimsical direction.

Leading Eagles tribute band The Illegal Eagles brought their phenomenal show to the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft last night to treat music lovers to a spectacular evening.

The second episode of the brand new Enjoy Music More podcast, which aims to showcase some of the fantastic bands and solo musicians from across Norfolk and East Anglia, is out now.

Glenn Hughes delivers a Deep Purple masterclass on a triumphant visit to Norwich on November 20, writes ADAM AIKEN.

Pills and thrills a-plenty pepper this tale of the violent underbelly of 1950s sleazy Soho clubland, told with verve and style.

Scouting For Girls injected liveliness, fun and energy into the audience at Nick Rayns LCR last night [November 21].

When growing up, Reel Big Fish was synonymous with the skating scene, and although I confess to being a portly, anti-skateboarding ''townie' at the time', mainly due to my inability to skate, I always had a lot of time for their booming ska ensemble.

To celebrate stepping out on her own with the announcement of her debut solo album, Sam Coe will be performing at Epic Studios in Norwich.

At the start of the year, Sports Team were tipped as 'ones to watch' by nearly every music magazine in the country, unfortunately Monday night's visit to Norwich Arts Centre didn't quite live up to the hype.

Forced to cancel his planned tour in February due to a fractured neck after suffering from seizures, Professor Green hits the stage with his UK tour spanning across 11 cities.

Five minutes with Coronation Kings for Enjoy Music More.

International sounds filled the Arts Centre, mingling and blending in new and refreshing forms in a unique, multicultural concert.

I first saw Airbourne perform 5 years ago at Wembley Arena whilst they were supporting Black Stone Cherry on tour.

Jack Savoretti, with support from Violetta Zironi, came to Cambridge last night on his sold-out Singing to Strangers tour.

With support from Lucy Grubb and The Luck, Wildwood Kin delivered a stellar set last night in Norwich.

Irish quartet Kodaline are set to bring their headline UK tour to Norwich this weekend.

Steve Mason, with support from Pictish Trail, plays Norwich Arts Centre.

A year and a half after his last visit, British singer-songwriter Tom Walker returned to Norwich with yet another sold out show, this time at The LCR UEA.

Cinematic ambience waved through St Benedicts on Friday night as Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet serenaded a jam-packed Norwich Arts Centre.

Wooden Arms are set to play a farewell show in Norwich which will be their final performance as a band.

When a band's main focus is politics it often comes off as either patronising, dull, or both, however She Drew The Gun's rebellious Norwich Arts Centre gig was an empowering call to arms.

Norwich-based alt-punks Clown Smash Everything will be headlining a Halloween show in Norwich this week.

We are giving away a FREE pair of tickets to see Scouting For Girls at The Nick Rayns LCR in Norwich on November 21.

Norwich DJ and producer Sigala is set to perform a hometown show as part of his upcoming UK and Ireland tour.

Steve Mason, with support from Pictish Trail, is set to bring his Keep Warm This Winter - Cause Trouble tour to Norwich.

Returning to your hometown to perform for the first time since your teenage years can be a daunting experience, non-more so than for former CNS student turned jazz guitarist extraordinaire Oscar Jerome.

KAWALA are a band I discovered at a festival in Newcastle earlier in the year and have listened to regularly since.

Five minutes with Lisa Redford for Enjoy Music More.

Hot Chip released their seventh album, A Bath Full of Ecstasy, in the summer.

The Skints returned to Norwich and delivered a rip-roaring, ska-skanking set at The Waterfront in Norwich on Wednesday evening [October 23].

Still looking as angelic and fresh faced as they did when they were first propelled into the mainstream back in 2012, Swim Deep are one of few survivors from the Birmingham indie scene which saw the likes of fellow brummie darlings Peace, Superfood, JAWS all break through together.

With support from Will & the People, Barns Courtney tore up Cambridge Junction as the UK leg of his tour promoting his latest album 404 draws to a close.

The band's excitement to be back on stage in Norwich was truly infectious and the whole room radiated good vibes. Everyone was ready to have a good time!

Norwich Arts Centre is submerged in green as squealing electronic drones greet the four humanoid trees of Snapped Ankles as they appear through the smoke, probing the audience with x-ray eyes.

Formed in Norwich in late 2015, Mammal Not Fish are set to release their brand new EP Tear You Apart.

Frank Cliff reviews the Academy of St. Thomas' performance at St Andrews Hall on October 12.

Seeing a band which began in the mid-00s can sometimes seem a little odd, too new to give off a retro vibe, yet too old to be current.

Killswitch Engage don't tour the UK very often, so their sold out show to open the British leg of the Atonement tour had fans out in force.

With the passing away of Cream legendary drummer Ginger Baker on Sunday morning still fresh in the minds of music appreciators worldwide, last night's Music of Cream gig, at Epic Studios in Norwich, was one that was bound to be full of emotion and tributes to one of the world's all-time greatest British musicians, and none more so than for his son Kofi.

A brand new Enjoy Music More podcast has just launched aiming to showcase some of the fantastic bands and solo musicians from across Norfolk and East Anglia.

Norfolk-born singer-songwriter Lucy Grubb will be returning to her home turf for a gig in Norwich complete with her full band.

The football terrace-like chant of "Numan, Numan, Numan" roared from the crowd, at the LCR last night, as the thunderous desert rock guitars of the opening track 'My Name Is Ruin' eventually subsided.

The Norwich Arts Centre was bouncing to the canisveric sound of ska on Saturday night.

Five minutes with Matt Watson for Enjoy Music More.

love: Handel Festival is set to return to Norwich with a fantastic line-up of musicians, concerts and events to celebrate the music of Handel and his contemporaries.

Planet Rock, the UK's biggest rock and blues radio station, are set to bring a brand new rock-packed night to Norwich.

Are you ready to take your first steps towards a professional music career? Then Unsigned, the new intermediate level of The Garage's Musicians' Development Programme, can help.

Ahead of their show in Cromer, Martin Hutchinson speaks with Paul Jones - the vocalist from The Manfreds.

Jim Jones knows his way around a heavy riff, for years now the raw and primal rock n' roll has been oozing out of his bands.

Five minutes with Hydra Lerna for Enjoy Music More.

Norwich-born neo-classical, folk composer and songwriter Alexander Carson is set to perform at a city centre bar's first ever music night.

Spaghetti Western rock 'n' roll outfit Red Rum Club are set to bring their autumn tour to Norwich.

Five minutes with Young States for Enjoy Music More.

Out of Space Events, an East Anglian based music events business, are bringing a whole range of differnet event and club nights to Norfolk.

Norwich-based quartet Galli are set to release their debut EP In The Roundhouse There's Hornets.

With over 72 million streams and 1.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Brisbane's very own Cub Sport are set to bring their mammoth world tour to Norwich.

Five minutes with Prey Drive for Enjoy Music More.

We had a chat with Jim Jones of the Righteous Mind ahead of his gig at The Waterfront Studio in Norwich.

Morganway, an East Anglian rock/Americana band, will perform a live set this weekend at HMV in intu Chapelfield Shopping Centre, Norwich.

Reel Big Fish are set to bring their November UK tour to Norwich.

From a national festival to a field next to a pub in North Norfolk, Little Red Kings show why they are a band on the up, says ADAM AIKEN.

Five minutes with The Islas for Enjoy Music More.

Are you a in a band, a solo musician or just a local music lover? Here's how you can get involved...

Ska Face are set to perform in Norwich as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 2 Tone revolution that swept the UK in the late 70s early 80s.

After a three month closure for renovation works as part of the NAC Regeneration project, Norwich Arts Centre (NAC) are gearing up to re-open again to the public.

Norwich based singer-songwriter Sam Coe, also of Sam Coe & The Long Shadows, is set to release her first solo single.

American heavy metal band Queensrÿche headlined The Waterfront in Norwich on Tuesday [13 August}.

Are you an aspiring musician or band trying to get your music out there? Here's how you could win some FREE time in a recording studio.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will return to Norwich a decade after their last visit to The Nick Rayns LCR.

British garage DJ and former BBC Radio 1 presenter DJ Spoony is set to launch a brand new event night in Norwich.

As a big fan of acoustic music this event, The Waterfront Sessions which was put on by local promoter The Tilting Sky, couldn't have started any better.

Award-winning Norwich singer-songwriter Dean Omori, who has been writing music for over 30 years, has released his eleventh studio album titled The Artist.

Norwich singer Lisa Redford has today, July 26, released the second single from her EP Edge of Love.

While the attention of many music-lovers in East Anglia last weekend was focused on Latitude, a number of bands had left our region to head for Ramblin' Man Fair, which is fast becoming a fixture on the classic-rock circuit.

Students from the Norwich branch of Access Creative College (ACC), the UK's leading games, music and media college, celebrated their success at the recent ACC Awards Showcase.

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