15 music acts heading to Norwich
PUBLISHED: 10:06 12 August 2019 | UPDATED: 11:16 30 August 2019
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From Boyzone and Westlife duo Boyzlife to Jools Holland, you don't need to travel far to see some of the biggest names in music.
Tuesday, September 17 2019, 7pm
General tickets £28.50 or £60 for VIP, ueaticketbookings.co.uk
Brian McFadden from Westlife and Keith Duffy from Boyzone will perform a selection of the greatest hits from both bands and will be joined by special guest Katie Kittermaster.
The option of a VIP ticket includes a meet and greet with the band, an exclusive tour laminate and merchandise.
Saturday, February 8 2020, 6.30pm
Mabel has become one of this year's breakout acts and her 24-date headline tour celebrates the release of her latest Album High Expectations.
Her single Don't Call Me Up was named the biggest-selling single by a UK female artist so far this year, peaking at number 3 in the charts.
3. Lucy Spraggan
Wednesday, October 9 2019, 7:30pm
Lucy found fame back in 2012 after appearing on The X Factor and has since released a series of successful albums.
The singer-songwriter will perform songs from her latest album Today Was a Good Day which reached position number 12 in the nation UK album chart.
Sunday. November 10 2019, 7pm
The Irish rock band has scored two number one albums in Ireland and worked with artists including Naughty Boy and Sam Smith.
They have recently returned from a short break, releasing their third album Politics of Living.
5. The Amazons
Wednesday, November 20, 7.30pm
The rock band from Reading will be performing singles from their new album including Junk Food Forever and Ultraviolet.
Their debut, self-titled album was released in May 2017 and reached number eight in the UK Album Chart and the band comprises of frontman Matt Thomson, guitarist Chris Alderton, bassist Elliot Briggs and powerhouse drummer Joe Emmett,
6. Professor Green
Monday, November 18
The tour follows the release of new album Matters of the Heart, which was released in July, and will feature new and old classics.
Professor Green, who hails from Hackney, has had four top ten singles which are Just Be Good To Green, I Need You Tonight, Lullaby and his 2011 collaboration with Emile Sande Read All About It was number one for two weeks.
7. Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
Friday, Mat 29 2020, 7.30pm
Jools will be joined with special guest Eddi Reader and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall for an unforgettable concert with his live orchestra.
At the age of eight, Jools could play the piano fluently by ear and at 15 he was introduced to Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford who formed Squeeze and their chart hits included Up the Junction and Cool for Cats.
Wednesday, October 30
Scottish Trio, Vistas, are hitting the indie music scene massively.
They have released a plethora of singles such as the track Retrospect and released their first EP Hello in July this year.
They have performed around the festival circuit this summer at Truck Festival in Oxford and Reading and Leads Festivals.
9. The Night Café
Wednesday, September 25
The Night Café are an alternative independent band from Liverpool made up of friends Josh, Carl, Sean, and Arran.
They have just put out their first album, 0151, after releasing music since 2015.
The band are visiting many cities on tour this autumn including Dublin, Oxford and Cardiff.
10. Petrol Girls
Sunday, September 15
Mixing Punk and feminism, this heavy post-punk band, Petrol Girls, are here to shake things up.
They are supported by Peach Club and the local Norwich band Hex Friends.
Hex Friends are made up of Josie, Conor and Duncan.
Tuesday, October 15
If you like the latest album Father of the Bride, from the baroque pop band Vampire Weekend, Cassia are ones to watch.
This band mixes calypso, jazz and indie rock elements and have more than 140,000 monthly listeners on Spotify.
Songs include 100 Times Over, Loosen Up and Small Spaces.
12. Easy Life
Tuesday, October 15
Easy Life has gained a lot of traction recently as their track Earth was made tune of the week on BBC Radio 1 by Nick Grimsahaw.
Their single Nightmares has over eight million streams on Spotify.
Other dates on their tour include Leeds, Bristol and Brighton.
Sunday, November 24
Youngblud has exploded onto the scene with his energetic shows, notably performing at the Reading and Leads Festivals.
He mixes pop punk with thought provoking lyricism.
His most popular track l1 minutes has over 78 million streams on Spotify.
14. The Darkness
Thursday, December 5
Lowestoft glam metal band, The Darkness, are back at the UEA LCR with their new tour named after their album Easter Is Cancelled.
The band was formed in 2000 and their hits include I Believe in a Thing Called Love and Love is Only a Feeling.
This year they supported Ed Sheeran at his four massive shows in Ipswich.
Friday, November 29
London rock band, Crows, started releasing music on 2015 and from there have made several EPs.
They have support, the hard core post-punk band, Idles this year.
They are now signed, leader singer Joe Talbot's label Balley Records, and on the brink of producing their first album.