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Friday 1 September

St Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4PG

A brand new night that will take you on a journey from early 80s Disco, Soul and Funk to Hip Hop and Acid House.

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· Disco ·

Gold Dust: An Eighties Night

Rae Morris 24 September

Ruf Records Blues Caravan 2017: Blues Got Soul Featuring Big Daddy Wilson, Si Cranstoun and Vanessa Collier

9pm-late | £6 early bird | £8 adv | £10 door No entry after 11pm | 18+ Saturday 2 September

Take a floor-filling London soul man. Add a golden-voiced Southern States storyteller. Throw in a fast-rising Philadelphia based singer/saxophonist. Then hold on to your hats. The legendary Blues Caravan is coming.

· Rock/Pop ·

8pm | £10 adv | £8 adv concessions | £12 door

Momentum Day: Mary Epworth + support

PRS Foundation are pleased to join forces with PRS for Music to present a free day of discussion and advice at the home of their Talent Development Partners, NAC, ending in a gig featuring three music creators funded through the Momentum Music Fund, including a special album release show from Mary Epworth.

Panel Session 1pm – 5pm | Free | Evening 8pm | £5 Sunday 3 September

· Performance ·

True Stories Live: Secrets and Lies

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

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated | Bar

Wednesday 6 Sept – Wednesday 27 Sept

· Exhibitions ·

Nick Warburton: Outside the Mythos An exhibition of new and retrospective works.

Monday – Friday 1pm – 5pm and Saturdays 10am – 6pm Opening Night Wednesday 6 September 5pm – 7pm Wednesday 6 September

·Jazz ·

The Spirit of Trane Tour

Gilad Atzmon & the Orient House Ensemble

Renowned saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and his band will take to the stage for the ultimate interpretation of one of the greatest jazz musicians to have lived: John Coltrane.

8pm | £12.50 | £10 concessions | Seated Thursday 7 September

· Country ·

Morganway presents Roots Rock Americana + Hot Raisin + Ginny Dix

Get set for a melting pot of Country, Rock, Folk and Roots with driving riffs, charismatic five-part harmonies and emotional songwriting.

8pm | £8 adv | £10 door Saturday 9 September

Sonic Youths v4.9: acts TBA

· Rock/Pop ·

NAC’s latest showcase of original music-makers aged 14-19; twitter.com/1419SonicYouths and facebook.com/1419SonicYouths

1pm | Pay What You Can | Bar

· Blues ·

Friday 15 September

Saturday 16 September – Sunday 17 September

· Literature ·

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival Sunday 10 September

· Contemporary ·

Will Fergusson presents Klavier Hour: High Tea

Improbable piano from an impossible pianist. Will Fergusson indulges us with a fluid hour of unspecified keyboard activity.

1.30pm | Pay What You Can | Seated Monday 11 September

· Folk ·

Modern folk singer-songwriter returns with hew new thought-provoking and bewitching album ‘The Counterweight’.

8pm | £18 | £15 concessions | Seated

· Comedy ·

Rob Newman: A History of Western Philosophy

“A performance that mixes hard fact with dizzying flights of comedic fantasy.” - The Guardian Join Rob as he premieres brand new material inspired by his recent award-winning Radio 4 series Neuropolis. Work in progress.

7.30pm | £15 | Seated

Wednesday 13 September

· Performance ·

Speculative by Alexander Geist

“A little bit Dietrich, a little bit Bowie.”– Electronic Beats A beloved icon of Berlin’s demi-monde Alexander Geist is the velvet voice of a morose-disco soul, part Evelyn Waugh hero, part silver screen star.

8pm | Pay What You Can Thursday 14 September

The Veils + support

· Folk ·

Uke East Festival

Featuring Biscuit Badger & The Biscuitheads, The Poor Boys of Worcester, A D Cooke, Peter Moss, Enne, Desmond O’Connor, Blue Luna, Norwich Ukulele Society, Aubrey & Zelda and Zip Pain.

12pm | £20 adv | £25 door | £10 under 16 Sunday 24 September

· Rock/Pop ·

Rae Morris + support

“Rae Morris is becoming the country’s most beloved singer- songwriter”- Zane Lowe, Radio 1 YolanDa Brown 2 October

· Rock/Pop ·

Touring their fifth studio album ‘Total Depravity’, The Veils impressed Director David Lynch with their extreme sonic contrasts, mutilated loops, bold lyricism and evangelical fervor. Listen out for them in the new Twin Peaks series.

Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

“Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile… Nothing short of genius”- Chortle The Irish hip-hop comedy freestyle duo bring their biggest and most ambitious show ever to NAC following years of touring across the world and supporting Ed Sheeran on his major UK tour. This is their Life and Rhymes.

8pm | £13 | £11 concessions | Seated

8pm | £5 adv | £7 door

Critically acclaimed Country/Folk duo, Kami Thompson and husband James Walbourne (The Pretenders), return with a stunning new record, ‘Other People’, this Autumn.

Saturday 30 September

Wednesday 20 September

8pm | £15 adv

Helping the Renaissance of Soul Music in the UK this double headliner join together for a UK Tour to play retro-soulful sonics.

SohoTheatre presents

Sunday 1 October

All The Things I Lied About by Katie Bonna

Thursday 21 September

· Rock/Pop ·

Aquilo + support

Synth duo Aquilo are a tour de force of stirring balladry, cinematic sonic textures and immersive dynamics.

8pm | £10 adv | £12 door Friday 22 September

· Reggae ·

Take Your Time presents Skipyard Rockers + DJ Samphire Sounds + Jez

With a tight rhythm section and punchy brass they’re guaranteed to keep you moving late into the night with a setlist of strong Roots tunes.

8pm-late | £6 adv | £8 door

· Rock/Pop·

AGMP presents THE MILK + New Street Adventure

· Performance ·

8pm | £8 | £6 concessions | Seated

· Rock/Pop·

Switzerland based maverick multi-instrumentalist Dominik Kesseli and drummer and producer Michael Gallusser create involved soundscapes with drums, guitar, electronic bases, synthesizer and pre-produced samples.

The Rails (with band) + support

In a comic exploration of her past mistakes and inevitable future disasters, Fringe First winner Katie Bonna unpicks how everyday lies can lead to a world of Trump and Brexit. In association with Paul Jellis and Katie Bonna.

· Comedy ·

Odd Box Promotions presents Lord Kesseli & The Drums + The Wolf Number + Ellie Bleach + Joy Tourette (Bar) + Hannah Tobias (Bar)

8pm | £11 | £9 adv concessions | £13 door

· Folk ·

Tuesday 19 September

Thursday 28 September

Friday 29 September

8pm | £12 adv | £14 door

Thea Gilmore

Tuesday 12 September

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is an annual celebration bringing together superstar crime authors, exciting new talent and fans of all things crime fiction. Visit noirwich.co.uk for full details.

Saturday 23 September

Tuesday 26 September

· Performance ·

Mozart vs Machine

A high-octane mash-up of Mozart opera, electronic sound and video, bringing some of history’s most iconic artists together in a theatrical sci-fi-gameshow encounter. A collage of music and theatre that blurs boundaries of opera and performance art. Think you know Mozart? Think again…

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated | 14+ Wednesday 27 September

· Performance ·

Christopher Brett Bailey:

Kissing The Shotgun Goodnight

“A thumping industrial noise-scape…”– The Stage A linguistic kaleidoscope of the hallucinogenic and the hardboiled, all set to a pulverising live musical score of dark psychedelia. It will take you on a journey through the multiverse and into the afterlife, inviting you to consider your own relationship to food, capitalism and the right to kill yourself.

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated | 16+

· Country ·

Jolie Holland & Sam Parton

The Be Good Tanyas founding members are back with their North Americana and outsider folk.

8pm | £15 adv | £18 door Monday 2 October

· Soul/Jazz ·

YolanDa Brown

Double MOBO award-winning YolanDa Brown is UK’s premier female saxophonist, known for seamlessly blending jazz, soul and reggae.

8pm | £14 | £12 concessions Tuesday 3 October

· Comedy ·

Simon Day: In Character

The Fast Show star revives four much-loved characters. Billy Bleach: the pub bore. Geoffrey Allerton: confirmed bachelor and unpublished Yorkshire poet. Tony Beckton: one of Britain’s most dangerous men. Brian Pern: prog rocker and humanitarian.

8pm | £20 | Seated

8pm | £12.50 adv | £15 door

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1 Sept

Gold Dust: An Eighties Night

2 Sept

Momentum Day: Mary Epworth + support

3 Sept

True Stories Live: Secrets and Lies

6 Sept

Gilad Atzmon & the Orient House Ensemble

7 Sept

Morganway presents Roots Rock Americana

10 Sept

Will Ferguson presents Klavier Hour: High Tea

11 Sept

Thea Gilmore

12 Sept

Rob Newman: A History of Western Philosophy

13 Sept

Speculative by Alexander Geist

14 Sept

The Veils + support

15 Sept

Ruf Records Blues Caravan 2017: Blues Got Soul

19 Sept

The Rails (with band) + support

20 Sept

All The Things I Lied About by Katie Bonna

21 Sept

Aquilo + support

22 Sept

Take Your Time presents Skipyard Rockers

23 Sept

Uke East Festival

24 Sept

Rae Morris + support

26 Sept

Mozart vs Machine

27 Sept

Christopher Brett Bailey: KTSG

28 Sept

Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

29 Sept

Odd Box Promotions presents Lord Kesseli & The Drums

30 Sept

AGMP presents THE MILK + New Street Adventure

1 Oct

Jolie Holland & Sam Parton

2 Oct

YolanDa Brown

3 Oct

Simon Day: In Character

4 Oct

What If I Told You

5 Oct

John Hegley: Peace, Love & Potatoes

9 Oct

Youngblood Brass Band + Support

10 Oct

Hope & Social: Feel Again Tour

12 Oct

NS+V presents Diet Cig + support

13 Oct

NS+V presents The Big Moon + support

14 Oct

NS+V presents Peace + support

16 Oct

Coasts + support

17 Oct

Cabbage + The Blinders + Queen Zee and The Sasstones

18 Oct

MEDEA: Written in Rage

19 Oct

Jess Morgan & Dan Whitehouse

23 Oct

HARK presents Jane Weaver + support

24 Oct

H2Dance: Strangers & Others

26 Oct

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

29 Oct

Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir

31 Oct

Hot Club of Cowtown

Wednesday 4 October – Wednesday 25 October

· Exhibitions ·

Marcia X: Echoes Beyond the Sea

The Big Moon 13 October

Tuesday 17 October

Cabbage + The Blinders + Queen Zee and Manchester based five-piece serve up an idiosyncratic, satirical attack in the form of discordant neo post-punk.

Monday – Friday 1pm – 5pm and Saturdays 10am – 6pm Opening Night Wednesday 4 October 5pm – 7pm

8pm | £13 adv | £14.50 door

Wednesday 4 October

MEDEA: Written in Rage

Wednesday 18 October

· Performance ·

What If I Told You

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated Thursday 5 October

· Literature ·

John Hegley: Peace, Love & Potatoes

“Marvellous, joyful fun”- The Telegraph Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis and compassionate autobiographical poems. Verses spoken and sung. Hearts broken and repaired.

8pm | £13 | £10 concessions | Seated Saturday 7 October

· Tropical ·

Tropico

Hip Hop, House, Afro and more.

Monday 9 October

· Hip Hop ·

Youngblood Brass Band + support

Your favourite riot Jazz/Hip-Hop/Brass crew are back creating progressive, raw dance-til-you-mean-it tunes!

8pm | £14 adv | £12 adv concessions | £16 door Tuesday 10 October

· Rock/Pop·

Hope & Social Feel Again Tour

+ Ralph Dartford and the Bleeding Obvious

Off kilter indie rock - think Talking Heads, or Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the band have been getting some serious 6Music love.

8pm | £10 adv | £12 door Wednesday 11 October

Day of the Girl

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated · Rock/Pop ·

NAC presents Norwich Sound + Vision 2017

We’re proud to present 3 days of the best new music from some of the UK’s top bands featuring headliners Peace, Mercury Award 2017 nominated The Big Moon and Pop/Punk duo Diet Cig. Lots more still to announce so watch this space!

· Rock/Pop ·

An event in association with International Day Of The Girl Norwich, celebrating and empowering girls through art, education and collaboration.

Thursday 19 October

· Country ·

Jess Morgan & Dan Whitehouse

Two of the UK’s most talked about emerging songwriters tour together this Autumn, featuring sets from both artists as well as collaboration.

8pm | £8 | £6 concessions | Seated Friday 20 October

Diet Cig are here to have fun. They’re here to tear you away from the soul-sucking sanctity of your dumpster-fire life and replace it with pop-blessed punk jams about navigating the impending doom of adulthood when all you want is to have ice cream on your birthday.

Keith Slater is celebrating 4 decades of passion for Black Music. Expect 2 rooms of Soul, Funk and Tropical mayhem.

NS+V presents Diet Cig + support

Friday 13 October

NS+V presents The Big Moon + support

Mercury Award 2017 nominated London four-piece release their debut album ‘Love in the 4th Dimension’ following support slots with The Maccabees, Ezra Furman and The Vaccines.

8pm | £13 adv | £15 door Saturday 14 October

NS+V presents Peace + support

Birmingham quartet Peace create drifting, melodic indie rock that merges the crawling atmosphere of classic post-punk with the pop-oriented bounce of modern bands like Vampire Weekend. 8pm | £20 adv

Monday 16 October

Coasts + support

· Rock/Pop ·

Five-piece from Bristol, who play their own brand of tropical pop, release their eagerly anticipated new album ‘This Life’.

8pm | £8 adv

Tropical Shakedown

9pm-late | £5 adv | £7 door | No entry after 11pm | 18+ Monday 23 October – Saturday 28 October

· Performance ·

Curious Directive presents Frogman

A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, this is a ground-breaking, world-first theatre experience with VR headsets from the award-winning curious directive. Presented by Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Science Festival and Young Norfolk Arts Trust.

Monday 23 October 12pm | 2pm Wednesday 25 October 5pm | 8pm Thursday 26 October 2pm | 4pm Friday 27 October 12pm | 2pm Saturday 28 October 2pm | 5pm | 8pm Pay What You Can | 14+ Monday 23 October

What does community and integration mean? Hanna and Heidi raise questions around socialisation, tolerance, autonomy, contribution, exposure and choice. A participative performance installation which involves wearing silent disco headphones and movement.

Sept/Oct Sept/Oct

3pm, 5pm or 7.30pm | Pay What You Can | 14+

2017 2017

· Comedy ·

Thursday 26 October

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

“A warm, confident show…Hagen is hilarious” The Skinny ***** Former host of ‘Guilty Feminist’ and currently ‘Made of Human’ podcasts Sofie is unquestionably one of the most talked-about comics of the moment. A modern legend in her native Denmark, she burst onto the British scene by winning Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Festival 2015.

8pm | £11 | £8 concessions | Seated | 14+ Sunday 29 October

· Performance ·

Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir: · Tropical ·

Thursday 12 October

8pm | £8 adv | £10 door

9pm–late | £10 | No entry after 11pm | 18+

· Performance ·

Medea will transport you from ancient Greece to modern Europe in a provocative, blood-soaked collage of performance, opera and sexual confession in this contemporary reimagining.

Thursday 12 October - Saturday 14 October

· Dance ·

Tuesday 24 October

H2Dance: Strangers & Others

The Sasstones

A showcase of black women creatives, including painting, film, poetry and performance. Themes include displacement, family and lineage.

Throughout her life, choreographer Pauline Mayers has defied assumptions made about her based on gender, background and skin colour. Now we are invited into this skilful blend of theatre and dance as she tells her story and the history that has informed it. Written and performed by Pauline Mayers and directed by Chris Goode.

· Rock/Pop ·

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Trump Depression Hotline Tour

New York’s award-winning wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth-loving urban environmental activists are coming to Norwich to spread their word. Expect humour, great music and an unshakeable belief.

8pm | Pay What You Can | Seated Tuesday 31 October

· Country ·

Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Jazz/Western swing trio creating an amazing sound that’s half hoe-down half boogie-woogie.

8pm | £16 | £14 concessions MEDEA 18 October

NAC presents NS+V 2017 12-14 October feat Peace

· Electronic ·

HARK presents Jane Weaver + support

“Epic kraut-pop teeming with motorik rhythms and analogue synths.”– NPR One voice, a vulnerable pulse, channeling a lifetime of human experience via melodic codes and expanding drum-drones.

8pm | £11 adv | £13 door

8pm | Pay What You Can

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