Norwich Art Centre NAC October 2023 Listings

Norwich Art Centre NAC October 2023 Listings  NAC October 2023

Sunday 1 October

Tone presents Max Cooper Live 3D/AV

Merging electronic music and visual art through installations and immersive audio-visual experiences.
7.30pm | £23-£25 | Standing

Tuesday 3 October 

StringFEST: Festival of Bowed, Plucked & Hammered Instruments with Arnab Chakrabarty
StringFEST teams up The Autumn Barzākh which features musical collaboration between two of the finest contemporary maestros of Hindustani classical music: Maestro Arnab Chakrabarty(sarod) and Pandit Sanju Sahai (tabla). Leading the prestigious artistic lineages of their gurus, these two virtuosos have fused the best of traditional music with a contemporary spin.
8pm | £20 | £16 concs | Seated

Wednesday 4 October

NAC Music Quiz
We’re taking everyone’s favourite round in the pub quiz and making a whole night of it. NAC staff presents The Music Quiz Night.

Join your hosts, the musically inept Pip and two of Norwich’s most prolific musicians Conor (Feasts, Hex Friends) and Duncan (Hex Friends, Ben Auld Band) as they present a quiz that’ll sort the aficionados from the fair-weather fans. It’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks meets The Horne Section.

7.30pm | £4.50-£6.50 

Thursday 5 October

How’s Your Father?
A show about challenged and challenging dads in collaboration between The Common Lot, the UEA School of Social Work, Menscraft and Norfolk County Council.

7:30pm | Pay What You Can Afford £4.50-£12.50 | Seated 

Friday 6 October

Space 25th Anniversary Tour and More
A special 25th anniversary tour to celebrate the release of Spiders in 1996. Pure 90s nostalgia, Space will be playing all the hits from Female of the Species to Neighbourhood and more!

8pm | £23-£25 | Standing

Saturday 7 October

Dingus Khan + support
8pm | £10.50-£14 | Standing

Sunday 8 October

An Evening with Kristin Hersh
Kristin Hersh’s new album ‘Clear Pond Road’ is a cinematic road trip; a series of personal vignettes from a fiercely independent auteur, sitting plush with layers of all-consuming strings and mellotron. It’s a watershed moment in a career overflowing with creative firsts and inspirational thinking; an elegant piece of personal reportage, a home movie caught in time.

7.30pm | £28.50 | Seated 

Tuesday 10 October

Tone presents Martin Kohlstedt
Kohlstedt’s combination of innovative composition, improvisation, and intimate engagement with his audience has earned him a devoted following and critical acclaim in the world of contemporary instrumental music and electronica.8pm | £18.50-£23 | Seated & Standing

Friday 13 October

Clutter City Night Market
Over 25 carefully selected stalls featuring the best local makers, artists, illustrators and designers! Plus tasty Vietnamese pop-up by Papayaverte and tunes.
5pm-9pm | Free or £1 voluntary donation to NAC

Saturday 14 October

Cut Capers + Easily Dunn (DJ)
Bristol 9-piece have built a killer reputation for their live shows; ultra-high energy experiences, with epic arrangements, booming brass hooks, and scintillating solos.

8pm | £14-£18.50 | Standing

Sunday 15 October

Sunday Swap-O-Rama!
Swap your unwanted clothes for new-to-you treasures and help us build the Slow Fashion community in Norwich, with talks and workshops championing DIY fashion. Learn new skills, meet like-minded folks.
1.30pm-3.30pm | £4-£6

Sunday 15 October

Circa Waves + support

7:30pm | £25-£27 | Standing

Monday 16 October

Everything is Fine presents Pip Blom + support
Dutch indie quartet Pip Blom proudly present you their third album ‘Bobbie’ characterised by catchy melodies, insightful lyrics and Pip’s distinctive vocals.

8pm | £17.50-£20.50 | Standing

Tuesday 17 October

PONY UP presents Holiday Ghosts + support
Brighton based songwriters Holiday Ghosts revel in lyrics descended down from Ray Davies’ 3rd person tales of landlords, bathing suits, shopping malls and the northstreet air.

8pm | £9.50-£14 | Standing

Wednesday 18 October

Rachel Fairburn: Showgirl
Co-host of International smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla, Rachel (“Very much the rock’n’roll star of British comedy”- Rolling Stone) casts her acerbic eye over everything from your children to her pretentious new alcohol-free life (accurate at time of writing). 

7.30pm | £15.50-£18 | Seated

Thursday 19 October

Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers
Haitian vodou band Chouk Bwa and Brussels based duo The Ångströmers create a project which combines a dub sensitivity with Haitian rhythm science and spirituality. 8pm | £12-£16 | Standing

Friday 20 October

PHILLY Funk & Soul Club
Introducing NAC’s brand-new club night covering the best soul and funk music through the decades, expect old favourites as well as underground classics with DJs and live house band, the Norwich Improv Mafia.
8pm | £6.50-£10.50 | Standing

Saturday 21 October

Commoners Choir
Commoners Choir is a rag bag assortment who have come together to sing harmonious insurrection, to rouse the rabble and to raise a smile or two. 

8pm | £15-£17.50 | Seated & Standing

Sunday 22 October

Tilted Women
More conversations between women that men are welcome to listen to.

4pm | Pay What You Can Afford from £6.50-£12.50

Tuesday 24 October

Tone presents Shida Shahabi
Swedish pianist Shida Shahabi’s strong melodic sensibility and deeply atmospheric exploration mark her out as an exciting new composer.

8pm | £14-£18.50 | Seated & Standing

Wednesday 25 October

Jesca Hoop + support
Beautiful songs, rooted in the folk tradition, intricately detailed and teeming with ideas. 

8pm | £20 – £22 | Standing

Thursday 26 October

Two Mr P’s in a Podcast Live at EPIC Studios
This award-winning podcast shares embarrassing, cringey and hilarious stories from teachers all over the UK.

7:30pm | £25.50 | Seated

Thursday 26 October

Brother Brothers + support
Warm harmonies and silky melodies from the Indie folk duo of identical twins Adam and David Moss.8pm | £17-£21.50 | Seated & Standing

Saturday 28 October

Round Midnight presents Jackson Mathod + support

Jackson Mathod is a multi-instrumentalist and singer. Drawing on influences from the likes of Miles Davis, Roy Hargrove and Christian Scott to name a few.

In times where everything can feel too heavy, Jackson’s music delivers a very simple and universal message : have fun, move, and enjoy the amazing musicianship on display.

8pm | £13 adv | £12 concs | £15 door | Standing

Sunday 29 October

Tone presents Hidden Orchestra + support
Hidden Orchestra is an imagined orchestra compiled in multi-instrumentalist/compos- er/producer Joe Acheson’s studio, a melt- ing-pot of varied musical infuences.

7:30pm | £23-25 | Standing

Monday 30 October

Everything is presents The Bug Club + Aphra
Welsh trio The Bug Club deliver a uniquely uplifting, frenetic brand of garage rock.
8pm | £17.50 | Standing 

Tuesday 31 October

UEA Burlesque Society presents Trick or Tease

7.30pm | £10.50 | £7.50 students


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