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Dodie Clark: Waterfront Gig Review

By Ellie Robson

Dorothy “Dodie” Clark, commonly known by her online username “doddleoddle,” took to the stage at Norwich venue ‘The Waterfront’ on October 29th for the penultimate show of her current tour. The tour celebrated the release of her highly anticipated second EP “You” on August 11th, which followed her 2016 debut EP, “Intertwined”. Prior to the release of her EPs, Dodie released her music on her YouTube channel, which recently hit 1,000,000 subscribers. She continues to post original content on the website, with professional recordings of 12 of these songs spread across her two EPs.

Unsurprisingly, due to her large online following, the tickets for the “You” tour sold out within minutes of their release this summer and this was reflected in the huge crowd gathered before the Waterfront doors had even opened. An astonishing sense of community built up among the waiting fans, with many people, including myself, meeting those they were attending the gig with for the first time that evening. Regardless even of the performance of the acts that evening, this managed to create a powerful and welcoming atmosphere before anyone even entered the venue, a wonderful thing for any artist to achieve.

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Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog Gig Review

By Ellie Robson

On 26th October, rising Danish comedian Sofie Hagen took the stage in a sold out show at Norwich Arts Centre. Although only a small venue, seating 120 audience members at full capacity, both Hagen and her support act, Jenny Bede, could easily have commanded and engaged a much larger venue. Continue reading Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog Gig Review