Odd Box is the alternative Norwich night you need to check out

Odd Box Promotions is the project of Georgie Cox, a Norwich-based curator whose eccentric nights have grown in recent years to become fully established in the local scene. Having progressed from smaller venues like The Murderers on Timber Hill, Odd Box is now a staple feature on the programme at Norwich Arts Centre. Last Saturday’s edition saw five fantastic local acts take to two stages in a showcase of the best alternative music our city has to offer.

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WILLIE J HEALEY / “I could write a song for someone having a really bad day and mean it”

Oxford singer songwriter Willie J Healey, 22, is as much a movie character as he is a man, with an unmistakable orange barnet and a whimsical take on life in both conversation and song. Released through Columbia Records his 2017 debut ‘People and Their Dogs’ is a diverse affair that jumps from jaunty highs to sultry lows and fills the gaps with crackling slacker-rock. As the year drew to a close, we met for a natter about the joy of living life in analogue.

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