Guy Verlinde – Standing In The Light Of A Brand New Day

The Belgian singer/guitarist recorded no less than 13 blues & roots albums in 12 years.His new album, released on September 1st, is called ‘Standing In The Light Of A Brand New Day’. Because of the cancelled concerts and thus the loss of income, Guy launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first time. That worked out … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The MoRR – Now’s As Good A Time As Any

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken At the end of 2019 the decision was made that Vandenberg’s Moonkings would go on hold indefinitely. Frontman Jan Hoving is far from being done with making music. That’s why he asked Carlo Gentenaar, guitarist of their former band ‘Stonefly,’ if he … Read more, available in English and Dutch

After 16 months The BluesBones were finally allowed to perform again

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Finally, the restrictions have been reduced and the venues are fully open again! The 1,5 m and the mouth cap requirement expire if one can show a negative Coivid test, or a vaccination certificate. On Saturday, June 26, the visitors of De … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Henrik Freischlader cancels all his concerts.

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Blues guitarist/singer Henrik Freischlader is a popular artist. He performed regularly with his band, Henrik Freischlader Band, (in various line-ups) in several venues in the Netherlands. For Maxazine, I was present at a few concerts. He also performed as support act for … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Vintage Caravan – Monuments

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Singer/guitarist Óskar Logi Ágústsson founded rock band The Vintage Caravan in 2006, he was only twelve at the time. He is the only one who hasn’t left The Vintage Caravan. Fortunately, band changes have not been too frequent, allowing these Icelanders to … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Ben Poole & Guy Smeets – Acoustic duo live

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken The British guitarist/singer Ben Poole can not be ignored in the blues world. Dutchman Guy Smeets has also been around for a long time. These men have often shared the stage together. There is an enormous musical chemistry between these friends. Last … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Henrik Freischlader Band – Missing Pieces

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Sometimes the artwork of a CD is so unique, that I can’t resist mentioning it. That certainly counts for ‘Missing Pieces’, the new CD by the Henrik Freischlader Band. The cover is openwork. There are 13 songs on the album, the lyrics … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The BluesBones – Live On Stage

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken A year after their formation, ‘The Bluesbones‘ booked their first big success, because in 2012 they were public favourite at the ‘Belgian Blues Challenge’. In 2017 they came second on the ‘European Blues Challenge’. Their live shows are always very good because … Read more, available in English and Dutch