• How Norfolk Got The Groove

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    Black rhythm and blues, containing all the ingredients of Rock & Roll, came to Great Britain with USAF servicemen in WW2. As the Cold War increased in tension during the 1950s and 60s, more USA personnel flooded into Norfolk and the Anglian region, bringing Soul music along with them.

    Norfolk soul musician John Davison tells the story of how Norfolk pioneered Blues and Soul into Great Britain, taking us along with him on a fascinating personal journey.

    Accompanying him all the way is Norfolk’s very own, down home USA, all American, original, former USAF solid Soul man, Bruce Lucas.

    Location:
    Norfolk libraries (specific locations below)
    Admission:
    Free
    Accessibility:
    Fully accessible
  • Dates & Locations

  • How Norfolk Got The Groove

    Thu. 3 October 2013 | 7 - 9 PM

    Black rhythm and blues, containing all the ingredients of Rock & Roll, came to Great Britain with USAF servicemen in WW2. As the Cold War increased in tension during the 1950s and 60s, more USA personnel flooded into Norfolk and the Anglian region, bringing Soul music along with them.

    Norfolk soul musician John Davison tells the story of how Norfolk pioneered Blues and Soul into Great Britain, taking us along with him on a fascinating personal journey.

    Accompanying him all the way is Norfolk’s very own, down home USA, all American, original, former USAF solid Soul man, Bruce Lucas.

    Location:
    Cromer: Cromer Public Library, Prince of Wales Road, NR27 9HS
    Admission:
    Free
    Telephone:
    01263 512850
  • How Norfolk Got The Groove

    Fri. 18 October 2013 | 6:30 - 8 PM

    Black rhythm and blues, containing all the ingredients of Rock & Roll, came to Great Britain with USAF servicemen in WW2. As the Cold War increased in tension during the 1950s and 60s, more USA personnel flooded into Norfolk and the Anglian region, bringing Soul music along with them.

    Norfolk soul musician John Davison tells the story of how Norfolk pioneered Blues and Soul into Great Britain, taking us along with him on a fascinating personal journey.

    Accompanying him all the way is Norfolk’s very own, down home USA, all American, original, former USAF solid Soul man, Bruce Lucas.

    Location:
    Norwich: The Curve Auditorium, The Forum, Millennium Plain, NR2 1TF
    Admission:
    Free
    Telephone:
    01603 727950
  • How Norfolk Got The Groove

    Wed. 23 October 2013 | 2:30 - 4:30 PM

    Black rhythm and blues, containing all the ingredients of Rock & Roll, came to Great Britain with USAF servicemen in WW2. As the Cold War increased in tension during the 1950s and 60s, more USA personnel flooded into Norfolk and the Anglian region, bringing Soul music along with them.

    Norfolk soul musician John Davison tells the story of how Norfolk pioneered Blues and Soul into Great Britain, taking us along with him on a fascinating personal journey.

    Accompanying him all the way is Norfolk’s very own, down home USA, all American, original, former USAF solid Soul man, Bruce Lucas.

    Location:
    North Walsham: North Walsham Public Library, New Road, NR28 9DE
    Admission:
    Free
    Telephone:
    01692 402118
  • How Norfolk Got The Groove

    Thu. 24 October 2013 | 2:30 - 4:30 PM

    Black rhythm and blues, containing all the ingredients of Rock & Roll, came to Great Britain with USAF servicemen in WW2. As the Cold War increased in tension during the 1950s and 60s, more USA personnel flooded into Norfolk and the Anglian region, bringing Soul music along with them.

    Norfolk soul musician John Davison tells the story of how Norfolk pioneered Blues and Soul into Great Britain, taking us along with him on a fascinating personal journey.

    Accompanying him all the way is Norfolk’s very own, down home USA, all American, original, former USAF solid Soul man, Bruce Lucas.

    Location:
    Mundesley: Mundesley Public Library, 18 Cromer Road, NR11 8BE
    Admission:
    Free
    Telephone:
    01263 720702

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