Deaf Havana at Norwich’s UEA

On 1st April, Deaf Havana kicked off their UK tour at the UEA in Norwich and we went along for the ride!

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The band’s front-man James Veck-Gilodi celebrated his birthday the day before, so the Grindstore team handed him a package of birthday gifts themed on the TV show ‘The Office’ as he is a huge fan of David Brent.

Here’s James showing off his prezzies!

dh-jamesThe opening show was packed out by the home-town crowd and the usually grumpy James was noticeably more cheerful as he smiled through a variety of songs from the latest album ‘Old Souls’ and the previous ‘Fools And Worthless Liars’. Not only that but we were treated to an updated version of ‘Nicotine and Alcohol Saved My Life’ from their first album ‘Meet Me Halfway, At Least.’

The highlight had to be the sing-along of the home-town favourite ‘Hunstanton Pier’ which was dedicated to the crowd by James.

Have you been to see Deaf Havana yet? If you have then why not upload your pictures below and let us know what you thought.

If you haven’t, then fear not! There’s still time…

  • 5th April: Manchester Academy
  • 7th April: Glasgow 02 ABC
  • 10th April: London Clapham Grand
  • 13th April: Oxford 02 Academy
  • 14th April: Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
  • 15th April: Cardiff Great Hall
  • 17th April: Brighton Concorde 2

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