Phil Bee – Live at Tivoli Vredenburg

Phil Bee has been on stage at home and abroad for over 30 years. He has won several awards and reached the (semi) finals of several singing competitions. Last year he was the winner of ‘The Voice Senior’. Just before the Dutch winter lockdown of 2021, the 11-piece Phil Bee band (including horn section) performed … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Kaipa – Urskog

Swedish progressive folk-fusion-rock band Kaipa recently released their 14th studio album. With “Urskog,” Kaipa takes you on a journey through the wilderness of Sweden and through the seasons. Hans Lundin used some sampled sounds from the 80s for this album. Perhaps more importantly, Darby Todd is the new drummer. He has played with Devin Townsend … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The sign of Leo – Blow up

Singer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Martin Erich has been active on the Groningen music scene (the Netherlands) for about 35 years. In the eighties he played in bands like ’12 Inch from Heaven’ and ‘The Happy Few?’ After a silence he founded the band ‘The Sign of Leo’ about ten years ago. During the Corona crisis … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Eric Steckel was phenomenal at De Bosuil

Although American blues-rock singer/guitarist Eric Steckel is in his early thirties, his first performance was some twenty years ago. Even before he was eighteen he played at De Bosuil in Weert. Since then he has performed here regularly. Due to Covid, fans had to wait much longer to see him again. The concert could finally … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Karibow provided a amiable Sunday afternoon in ’t Blok

Twenty-five years ago singer/multi-instrumentalist Oliver Rüsing founded the neo prog band Karibow. After 2.5 years of forced “break”, this German band could finally perform again. This took place on Sunday, May 1 in ’t Blok in Nieuwerkerk aan de IJssel (thee Netherlands). The concert started with the sound of a roaring engine. The arrival of … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Bjørn Riis – Everything to Everyone

Singer/multi-instrumentalist Bjørn Riis is best known for the band Airbag.He has been releasing solo albums since 2014. His latest album ‘Everything to Everyone’, was launched April 8. This fourth album was also released on label Karisma Records. ‘Run’ has a rather rocking start, the sound of which is duller than expected.A number of twists and … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Rick Miller – Old Souls 

Canadian multi-instrumentalist Rick Miller has been active in prog rock for some time now. For his latest album ‘Old Souls’, he took inspiration from bands like Genesis, The Moody Blues and Pink Floyd. As a result, the ten songs are soft, dark and melodic. During the quiet intro in ‘Time’s Way’ you immediately notice that … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Wilson and Wakeman created a very cozy evening in Paradox

Fans had to wait more than two years until the planned concert in early April 2020 could take place. Time after time it was postponed, the reason is clear. Well before the doors of the sold-out Paradox in Tilburg opened, the fans were waiting outdoors. Once inside, everyone searched for a seat. It was nice … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Leif de Leeuw band showed their love for the music

The Leif de Leeuw band has been called the southern jam band of Europe. In the past ten years the band has toured extensively, not only throughout Europe, but also in America and even China. On April 10, their previously planned gig in De Bosuil (Weert) could finally take place. The support act was the … Read more, available in English and Dutch