Norwich Art Centre NAC October 2023 Listings
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
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 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
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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