Tag: The Waterfront


Coming Up in Norwich

After a quiet August, hundreds of excellent bands are set to flock back to the bright lights of Norwich. In a monthly series for Concrete, we bring you the latest and most interesting gigs across Norwich.   The Night Café – The Waterfront The Night Café, with all of their indie credentials, are coming to…


String of drag shows headed for Norwich

Following an upgrade to this freshers’ week Drag Race star event, a host of additional drag shows have been announced for Norwich. This Tuesday’s (25 September) ‘Shangela is Shook’ event was originally scheduled to be hosted at the Waterfront, but after a massive demand for tickets, the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Star Shangela Laquifa Wadley…


The Waterfront: venue profile

At this point, the Waterfront is essentially synonymous with Norwich. Opening in 1990, and being taken over by the SU in 1993, it has since become a staple of the music scene not only in Norwich, but East Anglia in general. Some of the biggest names in the alternative music scene have graced its sticky…


Live Review: Amber Run @ Waterfront Studio

February 8th Amber Run headlined the Waterfront; one of the most popular gig locations in Norwich and the tickets had sold out swiftly. Moments after the doors opened at 7:30pm the venue was already brimming with people. An atmosphere of genuine excitement and anticipation permeated the air as fans queued to see the band that…


Live Review: Loyle Carner @ The Waterfront

It’s so easy, in this crazy world full of Trump on Twitter and Ex on the Beach on tv, to become accustomed to over exaggeration. When people say things are the ‘best’, I know I for one rarely take them seriously. But when I say that Loyle Carner’s gig last Saturday at the Waterfront genuinely,…


Live Review: Declan McKenna @ Waterfront Studio

Declan McKenna began his first major headline tour at Norwich’s Waterfront Studio on Monday 23rd January in superb fashion, delivering a punchy hour-long, twelve song set. Support came from Leeds four-piece Clay who got the sold-out crowd moving for half an hour with a set including recent single ‘6AM’, interspersed with patter from likable frontman…


Live Review: Embrace @ The Waterfront

Embrace are a band viewed by many as a remnant of the 90’s scene that emerged in the wake of Britpop titans Oasis, but they actually have far more in common with bands such as Coldplay and The Verve in terms of song-writing and overall sound, if not stage presence. The Coldplay association has always…

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