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List of Famous Bands from Norfolk

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List of Norfolk bands, listed by their level of fame. This Norfolk musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Norfolk bands are included, as well as many Norfolk musicians of underground status. This list of Norfolk musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Norfolk bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List is made up of a variety of bands, including Beth Orton and Scott Travis.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Norfolk?" or "What is a list of Norfolk bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
  • 1

    Beth Orton

    Trip hop, Folk music

    AlbumsCentral Reservation, Comfort of Strangers, Daybreaker, Trailer Park, Superpinkymandy

    Elizabeth Caroline Orton (born 14 December 1970) is an English singer-songwriter, known for her 'folktronica' sound, which mixes elements of folk and electronica. She was initially recognised for her...  more

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  • 2

    Scott Travis

    Power metal, Heavy metal
    Mark Scott Travis (born September 6, 1961) is an American rock musician, best known as the drummer for the English heavy metal band Judas Priest, the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, and the American...  more

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  • 3

    Cathy Dennis

    Pop music, Dance-pop

    AlbumsMove to This, The Irresistible Cathy Dennis, Am I the Kinda Girl?, Into the Skyline, Inspiration

    Catherine Roseanne Dennis (born 25 March 1969) is a British singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. After a moderately successful international solo career, Dennis later received great...  more
  • 4

    Clarence Clemons

    Rock music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsLive in Asbury Park, A Night With Mr. C, Live in Asbury Park, Vol. 2, Peacemaker

    Clarence Anicholas Clemons Jr. (January 11, 1942 – June 18, 2011), also known as The Big Man, was an American saxophonist, musician and actor. From 1972 until his death, he was a member of Bruce...  more

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  • 5

    Gene Vincent

    Rock music, Rockabilly

    AlbumsGene Vincent Rocks and the Blue Caps Roll, Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, Volume 2, Back 2 Back, Rebel Heart

    Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his...  more


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  • 6


    Hip hop music
    Nathaniel Johnson, also known as Fam-Lay (born May 28, 1974) is an American rapper from Norfolk, Virginia....  more
  • 7

    Keely Smith

    Pop music, Jazz

    AlbumsThe Wildest!, Buona Sera, Angelina, Breaking It Up, Twist with Keely Smith / Doin' the Twist

    Dorothy Jacqueline Keely (March 9, 1928 – December 16, 2017), better known as Keely Smith, was an American jazz and popular music singer, who performed and recorded extensively in the 1950s with...  more

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  • 8


    Electro, Electronic music

    AlbumsSteak, Remixes, Notre Jour Viendra OST, Motor, The EP Collection

    Sébastien Akchoté-Bozović (born 3 February 1981), known mononymously as SebastiAn, is a French musician, composer, producer, mixer, engineer, vocalist and DJ affiliated with Ed Banger Records. He has...  more
  • 9


    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsThe Everglow, Singularity, (e)vening, Destination: Beautiful, Destination: B-Sides

    Mae is an American rock band that formed in Norfolk, Virginia in 2001. The band's name is an acronym for "Multi-sensory Aesthetic Experience", based on a course taken by drummer Jacob Marshall while...  more
  • 10

    Philip Lewis-Jones

    Soundtrack, Indie pop
    Swansea born Philip Lewis-Jones is the lead singer and songwriter for the band Bark Prelude....  more
  • 11

    Catherine Wheel

    Shoegazing, Grunge

    AlbumsHappy Days, Ferment, Adam and Eve, Like Cats and Dogs, Chrome

    Catherine Wheel were an English alternative rock band from Great Yarmouth. The band was active from 1990 to 2000, experiencing fluctuating levels of commercial success, and embarking on many lengthy...  more
  • 12

    Melvin Barcliff

    Hip hop music, Electro hop

    AlbumsUnder Construction, Part II, Indecent Proposal, Here We Come

  • 13
    Carson Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer and entertainer. One of the best-known entertainers in Las Vegas, Nevada, he is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas...  more

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  • 14
    Catherine Feeny (born 1976) is an American singer-songwriter based in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Norristown, Pennsylvania, studied in Washington, D.C., and relocated to Los Angeles, where she...  more
  • 15

    Fletch Cadillac

    Psychobilly, Punk rock

    AlbumsFletch Cadillac, Fletch Cadillac, The First Two Years

    Fletch Cadillac are a psychobilly influenced punk rock band from Norwich, UK. The band formed in the early months of 2004 initially as a 3 piece consisting of brothers Ben & Joe and long-time friend...  more
  • 16


    Indie pop

    AlbumsCat Spectacular, The Phantom Forest, Team Ping Pong, OH:IO, The Jesus Will Spear You Through the Heart EP

    Bearsuit are an art-rock/dance/punk band from Norwich, UK....  more
  • 17


    Experimental rock, Alternative rock
  • 18

    The Farmer's Boys

    Indie pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsGet Out & Walk, With These Hands, In the Country, Apparently..., For You

    The Farmer's Boys were a British band from Norwich, England. They formed in the early 1980s and were briefly called 'Bang Goes My Stereo' before changing their name to The Farmer's Boys....  more
  • 19

    Charlie Whitehead

    Rhythm and blues, Soul music

    AlbumsCharlie Whitehead and the Swamp Dogg Band

    For the Australian rules footballer, see Charlie Whitehead (footballer).Charlie Whitehead (September 12, 1942 – June 26, 2015) was a soul singer from Franklin, Virginia. Whitehead moved to New York...  more
  • 20


    Hip hop music

    AlbumsCruel Intentions

    Garland Mosley, Jr., commonly known by his stage name Sebastian, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is the younger brother of fellow rapper Timbaland. ...  more
  • 21

    Nathan Fake

    Neo-trance, Intelligent dance music

    AlbumsDrowning in a Sea of Love, Steam Days, Watlington Street EP, The Sky Was Pink, Outhouse

    Nathan Fake is a British electronic music artist from Necton in Norfolk, who has released singles as well as three albums on the label Border Community Recordings. In 2006, his debut album Drowning...  more
  • 22


    Alternative rock, Indie rock

    AlbumsThe Soateramic Sounds Of, Realist Week, Vote The Pacifist Ticket Today, Popsongs (Blue), Holy Smoke

    Magoo are an indie rock band who formed in Norfolk, England in 1992....  more
  • 23


    Hip hop music, Rock music

    AlbumsRawth EP, Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself, In My Mind

    Dominick J. Lamb (born February 21, 1977), better known by his stage name Nottz (or Nottz Raw), is an American hip hop record producer and rapper from Norfolk, Virginia. Nottz has produced for some...  more
  • 24

    Jimmy Archey

    Swing music, Dixieland
    Jimmy Archey (12 October 1902 – 16 November 1967) was an American jazz trombonist born in Norfolk, Virginia, perhaps most noteworthy for his work in several prominent jazz orchestras and big bands of...  more
  • 25


    Indie pop, Indie

    AlbumsThe Luxury of Anger

    Stare were an early 1990s four-piece indie band from Norfolk, England. Members of the band were Michael Brown, Karl Goodbody, Richard Hammerton and Derek O'Sullivan, joined by second guitarist in...  more