In Gotta Catch ‘Em All! we share the best live music tips for Norwich in the month ahead. There’s plenty going on in April, if you know where to look. From the back room of a pub to a big scale venue, there are bands everywhere, just waiting for you to hear them. Read our top eight picks, then check out all the mentioned acts in our official Spotify playlist.
For fans of: Lily Allen, Declan McKenna, Charli XCX
Hear it live: Norwich EPIC Studios (2 April) – tickets.
Everyone’s favourite London teen Girli is going on tour – and she’s back with a new single just in time. Constantly nailing it with those #relatable scenarios, ‘Play It Cool’ tackles that awkward moment when your romantic partner of choice just ain’t in it for the long run. Don’t worry though, you’re cool enough on your own and you don’t need to play it cool – so goes the mantra Milly Toomey shouts over an infectious ‘Hey Mickey’ reminiscent pop track. Next week Girli makes her first ever appearance in Norwich, so don’t miss it. Get to know the pink punk in our interview where we talked about activism and shenanigans on tour with Declan McKenna.
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London upstart Girli is making a name for herself as one of the most exciting pop newcomers in a generation. Her empowering lyrics cover everything from feminism to anti-bullying, while her music combines hip-hop and grime elements with sugary pop, punk, and rock. As she launches her new EP ‘Hot Mess’, read this Q&A with the woman herself about the wonderful world of Girli.