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Saturday 3 March

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Traditional New Orleans brass with a fusion of Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Dance, Jazz (and much more) and turn it into a blazing mixture of energy. The band have an innate ability to orchestrate a nostalgic New Orleans hot jazz sound, incorporating weird, wonderful and peculiar melodies, in fabulous superhero fashion, with their proven method in creating heroic melodies.

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· Hip Hop ·

Broken Brass Ensemble

Friday 16 March

Mahalia 11 March

The BellRays + Fuzzy Vox

All-original, high energy, Punk, Funk, Rock and Soul band. Think The Stooges meet Aretha Franklin!

8pm | £14 adv | £11.50 adv concs | £17 door Saturday 17 March

Musicians aged 14-19: want to meet like-minded people and build a community? Join our SALON! for freebies, fun times, Q&As, useful info and discount vouchers.

· Performance ·

Scratch It!

Scratch It! is HACK’s curated short-play scratch night. Packed with original new work from an array of talented writers from East Anglia. This makes every event various and unpredictable.

8pm | PWYCA £4-£11.50 | Bar Monday 5 March

Blazin’ Fiddles

Bruce MacGregor’s highlands and islands supergroup deliver their acclaimed mix of energetic tunes and cheeky anecdotes.

8pm | £18 | £16 concessions | Seated Wednesday 7 March

· Performance ·

We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager!

The remarkable story of Jayaben Desai, the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Film Processing Factory Strike. A powerful tale about workers’ rights that will make you “laugh, feel and think”- The Guardian 4*

8pm | £13.50 | £11.50 concessions | Seated Thursday 8 March

· Comedy ·

Off The Kerb presents

Angela Barnes + Bec Hill + MC Joanne McNally

We celebrate International Women’s Day with three of the best comedians on the circuit! Following another sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival the Mock The Week regular and host of BBC Radio 4’s Newsjack Angela Barnes will be taking her ‘beautifully structured show’ ‘Fortitude’ on the road.

8pm £13.50 | £11.50 concessions | Seated £8.50 tickets available for groups of 5 or more women Friday 9 March

Bootleg Swing!

· Swing ·

Bootleg Swing peaks with a blinder... step back in time to the days of Tommy Shelby, Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, where the attire was flat caps lined with razor blades or fedoras and tommy guns. Featuring live bands, DJ, special guests and cocktails.

8pm | £14 adv | £17 door

11am–1pm | Free | Bar Saturday 17 March Saturday 10 March

· Hip Hop ·

NAC & Boom Bap Festival present · Folk ·

· Rock/Pop ·

Sonic Youths’ SALON! #2

8pm | £13.50 adv | £11.50 adv concs | £14.50 door Sunday 4 March

· Funk/Soul ·

Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn + Benaddict + Tropico DJs + more!

Boom Bap festival is back with Brighton natives Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn fresh off the back of their sold-out tour.

8pm | £11.50 adv | £13.50 door | £8 early bird

· Rock/Pop ·

Sonic Youths v5.1 Acts TBA

Check out our latest multi-genre showcase of original music-makers aged 14-19! Keep tabs on twitter for the line-up: @1419SonicYouths

1pm-4pm | PWYCA £4-£11.50 | Bar Saturday 17 March

· Electronica ·

HARK presents Lapalux + support

Mahalia + support

Ninja Tune artist Lapalux, aka producer Stuart Howard, returns with ‘Ruinism’, under Brainfeeder featuring his signature layered synths and manipulated textures.

8pm | £11.50 adv | £13.50 door

Sunday 18 March

Sunday 11 March

· R&B/Pop ·

Rising British singer Mahalia impresses with her own chill brand of R&B and Pop and refreshingly raw vocals.

Monday 12 March

· Rock/Pop ·

Thorpe St Andrew Music Showcase

Diverse performances from the talented young musicians who study at Thorpe St Andrew.

8pm | £9.50 adv | £12.50 door Wednesday 14 March

Carry On Jaywick by Dan Murphy

· Performance ·

Bob Log dons his human cannonball suit, helmet and telephone mic for a one-man Blues Punk guitar dance party with vintage archtop guitar and foot drums. “Who wants to get weird?”

8pm | £13.50

· Funk ·

Friday 23 March

Speedometer featuring James Junior

The UK’s top heavy Funk band return with soul singer James Junior for another night of powerhouse grooves.

8pm | £10 adv | £12 door

Saturday 24 March The Style Councillors

· Rock/Pop ·

: Our Favourite Shop Tour

The world’s only tribute to The Style Council celebrate their finest album by recreating it fully live for the first time ever with eleven-piece band.

8pm | £17 adv

Monday 26 March

· Rock/Pop ·

Tom Walker + support 8pm | SOLD OUT Lapalux 17 March

· Comedy ·

Simon Munnery: Renegade Plumber

A new hour of stand-up and miscellany from British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner, Simon Munnery. Featuring tales of plumbing woes, his attempts at under tent heating, jokes, songs, poems and the ridicule of capitalism.

Friday 30 March

· Rock/Pop ·

The Bobby Cochran Band

C’mon everybody and step back into the 50’s with Bobby Cochran, nephew of Rock & Roll innovator Eddie Cochran! Bobby has jammed alongside some of classic rock’s greatest performers including the Flying Burrito Brothers, Steppenwolf and Leon Russell.

· Performance ·

8pm | £15 | £13 concessions

7.30pm | PWYCA £6 - £11.50 | Seated

Monday 2 April

· Exhibition ·

· Rock/Pop ·

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts + support

Kat Mager:

Native New Yorker, comic book writer, artist and musician, Jeffrey Lewis and his band mix scratchy, lo-fi punk with croaky anti-folk.

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Opening Night Wednesday 21 March 5pm – 7pm See website for opening times.

Proto-type Theater presents The Audit

Thursday 29 March

8pm | £13.50 | £11.50 concessions | Seated

A lively, moving and unpredictable event where people tell true stories about their lives in front of a warm, supportive audience. Visit truestories.co.uk for full details.

Wednesday 21 March

Luke Wright : Frankie Vah 28 March

Bob Log III + Thomas Truax

True Stories Live: Hold On

Wednesday 21 March – Sunday 29 April

Jaywick is a seaside village on the Essex coast, recently ranked among the most deprived neighbourhoods in the UK. This heartwarming and hilarious play travels through its village halls and dance classes, family rows and moments of inspiration, revealing a slice of English life which has largely been forgotten. Actors wearing headphones listen to recorded interviews with Jaywick residents and deliver what they hear to the audience.

8pm | PWYCA £6-£11.50 | Seated | 12yrs+

8pm | £11.50 adv | £13.50 door

· Blues/Punk ·

Thursday 22 March

· Performance ·

With the true value of money and the human cost of greed firmly in their sights, Proto-type Theater tell the story of how a nation raised their voices in protest and railed against the currents. The Audit is about finding strength, overcoming a world designed to keep us docile, and how collective power can move a mountain.

Wednesday 28 March

Luke Wright: Frankie Vah

· Performance·

Following the multi award-winning ‘What I Learned From Johnny Bevan’, Luke Wright’s second verse play deals with love, loss and belief, against a backdrop of grubby indie venues and 80s politics. Expect frenetic guitars, visceral verse, and a Morrissey-sized measure of heartache.

8pm | £12.50 | £9.50 concessions | Seated

8pm | £13.50 | £15 door Wednesday 4 April

· Performance ·

Matt Abbott: Two Little Ducks

From bingo halls and council estates to hand-built homes in the Calais Jungle, Abbott uses visceral storytelling and linguistic flair to present this personal and political spoken word theatre show.

8pm | PWYCA £6-£11.50 | Seated

8pm | £10 | £8 concessions | Seated | 14yrs+

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3 March

Broken Brass Ensemble

5 March

Blazin’ Fiddles

7 March

We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager!

8 March

Off The Kerb presents Angela Barnes + Joanne McNally

9 March

Bootleg Swing!

Portico Quartet + support

Ambient Synth-Pop with echoes of Jazz from Mercury Prize nominated Portico Quartet.

10 March

Boom Bap presents Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn

11 March

Mahalia + support

14 March

Carry On Jaywick by Dan Murphy

16 March

The BellRays + Fuzzy Vox

17 March

HARK presents Lapalux + support

18 March

True Stories Live: Hold On

21 March

Proto-type Theater presents The Audit

8pm | £17 adv | £14 adv concs | £19 door

22 March

Bob Logg III + support

23 March

Speedometer Featuring James Junior

Saturday 7 April

24 March

The Style Councillors: Our Favourite Shop Tour

28 March

Luke Wright: Frankie Vah

29 March

Simon Munnery: Renegade Plumber

30 March

Bobby Cochran Band + support

2 April

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts + support

4 April

Matt Abbott: Two Little Ducks

5 April

Portico Quartet + support

6 April

Hackney Colliery Band

10 April

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker + Samatha Whates

11 April

How (not) to Live in Suburbia

12 April

Shonen Knife + support

13 April

Cabbage + She Drew The Gun

14 April

Gold Dust presents The Eighties

17 April

Talisk

18 April

Hayley Matthews: Home Solo

19 April

Mary Coughlan

20 April

Tibetan Night Terrors + support

21 April

The Baghdaddies

22 April

Isaac Gracie + support

23 April

Baxter Dury + support

24 April

Ian Siegal: All The Rage Tour + The Dawn Brothers

25 April

China Plate presents Yvette by Urielle Klein-Mekongo

26 April

Marty O’Reilly + The Old Soul Orchestra

27 April

WOW presents DollyWould by Sh!t Theatre

28 April

WOW presents Hollie McNish

29 April

WOW presents True Stories Live: Now’s The Time

30 April

A Hawk and a Hacksaw + support

· Jazz ·

Thursday 5 April

8pm | £20 adv | £18 adv concessions | £22.50 door

· Funk ·

Friday 6 April

Hackney Colliery Band

Funk, Hip-Hop and high-octane Rock with a hint of Balkan Brass and Electronica, the Hackney Colliery Band’s set list is as diverse as the London borough that gave them their name! · Rock/Pop ·

Sleeper + support 8pm | SOLD OUT

· Folk ·

Tuesday 10 April

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker + Samantha Whates

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners infuse ageless stories of love and loss with their exquisite command of many instruments.

£14 adv | £11.50 adv concessions | £16 door | Seated Wednesday 11 April

How (not) to Live in Suburbia

· Performance ·

A few years ago in the middle of a shitstorm of life events, single mother, artist and proud Londoner Annie Siddons found herself living in suburbia by accident. This show is a hilarious, brutal and poignant attempt to describe what happened next. With films by Richard DeDomenici. Performed by Annie Siddons and Nicki Hobday. Directed by Justin Audibert and Nicki Hobday.

8pm | £10 | £8 concession | Seated | 18+

Thursday 12 April

· Rock/Pop ·

Tuesday 24 April

with special guests The Dawn Brothers

Overdrive Japanese Pop Punk trio are back with their 2017 new album release ‘ALIVE! In Osaka’.

Blues supremo Ian Siegal tours a new album of original songs with his young band of ace musicians.

8pm | £14 adv | £11.50 adv concessions | £17 door Friday 13 April

8pm | £18 | £15.50 concessions

· Rock/Pop ·

Wednesday 25 April

Cabbage + She Drew The Gun

Based a true story, Yvette is a one woman show with original music about a stolen childhood and growing up with a secret. “…a beautifully crafted piece of writing, with precise direction and just the right mixture of laughter and tears.” 5* – The Fringe

8pm | £14.50 adv | £17 door

· Rock/Pop ·

Sonic Youths’ SALON! #3

An invitation for 14-19-year-old musicians to chill, chat and make new connections with free hot drinks to a soundtrack of cool tunes.

11am–1pm | Free | Bar

Saturday 14 April Acts TBA

· Rock/Pop ·

Sonic Youths v5.2

Aged 14-19 and making original music of any genre? Send your demo to annie@norwichartscentre.co.uk by Saturday 10 March for your chance to play our v5.2 showcase.

1pm–4pm | PWYCA £4 - £11.50 | Bar Saturday 14 April

Gold Dust presents The Eighties

· Disco·

A journey from early 80s Disco/Soul & Funk through to the decades end where House and Hip Hop took the world by storm.

9pm – late | £5 adv early bird | £7 adv | £8 door No entry after 11pm | 18+ Tuesday 17 April

· Folk ·

Talisk

8pm | £13.50 | £11.50 concessions | Seated Wednesday 18 April

Hayley Matthews: Home Solo

· Dance ·

Home Solo is an intimate performance that weaves together contemporary dance with spoken word and original live music and song, in an epic tale of feeling at home in your own skin.

8pm | PWYCA £4 - £11.50 | Seated

· Performance ·

China Plate presents Yvette By Urielle Klein-Mekongo

Manchester based five-piece serve up an idiosyncratic, satirical attack in the form of discordant neo post-punk.

Saturday 14 April

· Blues ·

Ian Siegal: All The Rage Tour

Shonen Knife + support

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the UK folk scene. Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (fiddle) and Graeme Armstrong (guitar) create a captivating, energetic and dynamic sound that has earned them multiple awards and nationwide media and audience attention.

How (not) to Live in Suburbia 11 April

Shonen Knife 12 April

Thursday 19 April

· Jazz ·

8pm | £10 | £8 concessions | Seated | 14+

Mary Coughlan

Thursday 26 April

8pm | £20 | £18 concessions | Seated

From raw Gospel Blues to cinematic epics, from heavy driving grooves to delicately arranged folk songs, Marty and his orchestra always put on an electrifying live show!

Arguably the greatest female jazz and blues singer to have emerged from Ireland in recent times and has received great acclaim for her emotional and heartfelt renditions.

Friday 20 April

· Rock/Pop ·

Tibetan Night Terrors + support

TNT fuse 70’s disco with soukous and calypso inspired rhythms and harmonies, snuggled in an indie pop cocoon .

8pm | £6 adv | £8 door Saturday 21 April

· World·

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

8pm | £12.50 adv | £14.50 door Friday 27 April

· Performance ·

WOW presents DollyWould by Sh!t Theatre

Oh look, 2016 Fringe First Award winners Sh!t Theatre again. What is it this time? Oh, is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Did the government do something wrong again? No, it’s a show about Dolly Parton. We f*cking love her.

8pm | £11.50 | £9 concessions | Seated

The Baghdaddies + support

The Baghdaddies’ exuberant and rampant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour.

8pm | £11.50 adv | £13.50 door Sunday 22 April

· Americana ·

· Rock/Pop ·

Saturday 28 April

· Performance ·

WOW presents Hollie McNish

Hollie joins us to perform poems, read from and chat honestly and openly from her latest poetry collections.

8pm | £11.50 | £9 concessions | Seated

Isaac Gracie + support

Sunday 29 April

8pm | £13.50 adv | £15.50 door

A lively, moving and unpredictable event where people tell true stories about their lives in front of a warm, supportive audience. Visit truestories.co.uk for full details.

British singer/songwriter Isaac Gracie made waves with his moody lo-fi Rock landing him a deal with Virgin EMI and is considered to be a ‘rising star’ in the current British Indie scene.

Monday 23 April

Baxter Dury + support

· Rock/Pop ·

Delusional and hopeful. Loving but injured. Full of vitriol though brimming with forgiveness. Intensely personal yet brutally open. Baxter Dury’s fifth album ‘Prince Of Tears’ is not just a title, it’s a mind-set, a melodrama, a catharsis, a comedy… a record.

8pm | £18 adv | £20 door

· Performance ·

WOW presents True Stories Live: Now’s The Time

7.30pm | PWYCA £6 - £11.50 | Seated Monday 30 April

· World·

A Hawk and a Hacksaw + support

Albuquerque-based Indie duo collect music and inspiration through travel and have been exploring the traditional music of Eastern Europe from a distinctly American Folk-Pop perspective.

8pm | £11.50 adv | £13.50 door

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