Pendejo opened the second day of Bruis Festival very well

Fortunately, the second day of Bruis Festival in Maastricht was sunny. Pendejo was allowed to open on this beautiful Saturday afternoon. On this occasion, they were on stage with an XL formation. That means there were two extra horns with them, namely: Joost Verbraak (sousaphone, trombone and trumpet) and stand-in Isaac McCluskey (trombone). VolcánPendejo opened … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Steve Rothery: a stunning start of the tour

Guitarist Steve Rothery is of course known from Marillion, whose hit ‘Kayleigh’ is familiar to almost everyone (young and old). On the beautiful late summer’s day of 7 September, Steve Rothery and his band were in De Bosuil in Weert (The Netherands). The support act was provided by progressive rock & pop duo The Dave … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Tyketto’s frontman still has energy for ten

American hard rock band Tyketto has been around since the late 1980s. There was a break of a few years, but the band is active for many years now. These rockers have performed at De Bosuil in Weert before. On the first Friday of June, another gig was scheduled. First, Belgium’s Wildheart was allowed to … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Threshold played energetic at De Bosuil.

British prog metal band Threshold is currently on their Dividing Lines Tour. Luckily, they were scheduled to perform again at De Bosuil in Weert. As there were two support acts, the doors opened already at 2pm on Sunday 23 April. OddlandFinnish prog band Oddland opened this afternoon. Their performance started with a tape, which sounded … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Sem Jansen’s performance ‘Who the f*ck is Britt?’ was one of the most special shows ever.

Last year Sem Jansen performed as singer/guitarist of Leif de Leeuw band at De Bosuil (The Netherlands). Sunday afternoon, March 26, the same men were here. But with a different approach, because the performance ‘Who the f*ck is Britt ?’ is about transition. In 2018, Sem went into the studio as Britt for the last … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Henrik Freischlader showed his love of music at De Bosuil

Because of Corona, and its aftermath, it took a long time for singer/multi-instrumentalist Henrik Freischlader could perform again. About a year and a half ago, his band fell apart, and scheduled concerts were canceled. Meanwhile, Henrik continued to write, of course, so a new album was released. On this he played everything himself, except the … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Ronnie James Dio Memorial Concert was a beautiful tribute

The Ronnie James Dio Memorial Concert had been postponed several times by Covid, but finally this concert could take place on the cold winter evening of December 14. This tribute consists of the Dutch top of the hard rock/metal circuit. The lights in De Bosuil (Weert) dimmed, keyboardist Martijn Spierenburg (Within Temptation) came on first. … Read more, available in English and Dutch

John Corabi was passionated as well naughty at De Bosuil

Rocker John Corabi is known as the frontman of Mötley Crüe, The Dead Daisies and The Scream, among others. He also wrote ‘Horseshoes and Hand Grenades’, a biography about his youth as well as his career. This flamboyant man was in De Bosuil in Weert (The Netherlands) on Thursday, December 8th. For this acoustic show, … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Ray Wilson fulfilled the high expectations at De Bosuil

Ray Wilson (ex Genesis, ex Stiltskin) has been performing at De Bosuil, in Weert, every year for a several years now. Well before the lights dimmed, the hall was pretty packed, but that’s always the case when Ray performs. That is quite right, because every show he plays is good, of course people expected the … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Blank Manuskript was breath taking at Willem Twee

All five band members of the Austrian art-rock band Blank Manuskript are multi-instrumentalists and also all vocalists. Their extraordinary compositions contain a mix of symphony, psychedelic, jazz, folk and rock. Finally in recent years, the band is getting more exposure, so there are more gigs. Unfortunately, drummer Jakob Sigl could not match it anymore, and … Read more, available in English and Dutch