by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
4/5: The Revolution in Paradiso became a wake of Prince, The Revolution, the Minneapolis Sound and the past. And all of that in a former church.
Concert, List, Review
Closing of 2018. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2018.
Tags: Ace Frehley, Altın Gün, Anderson .Paak, Blood Orange, Bruce Springsteen, Carters, Cat Power, David Bowie, David Byrne, Dweezil Zappa, Father John Misty, Frank Zappa, Herman Brood, Janelle Monáe, Kamasi Washington, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Mazzy Star, N.W.A., New Order, Prince, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Van Halen, Waterboys
Concert, Prince, Review
Today, 30 years ago, I witnessed the most special show in my life. Prince played in Dortmund to a predominantly Dutch crowd. The show was broadcast simultaneously!
Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.
Tags: D'Angelo, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Public Enemy, Ramones, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Closing of 2017. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What stories were favorite? A look back at 2017.
Tags: Arcade Fire, Benjamin Lazar Davis, Grace Jones, Ibeyi, Joan As Police Woman, Kamasi Washington, LCD Soundsystem, Nick Cave, Prince, Solange, Thundercat
Concert Allah-Las cancelled due to terrorist threat
Early 1980’s New York’s Central Park was in chaos. The solution came in the form of a concert by legendary duo Simon And Garfunkel. How an improbable reunion grew out to be a triumph.
Tags: Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Simon And Garfunkel
Closing of 2016. What was good? What wasn´t? What were the main events? Which stories were the favorites? A look back at a year, that got off to a very good start.
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Doe Maar, Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Prince, Public Enemy, Queen, Underworld
Concert, Prince, Review, Tribute
1986 was an important year. I turned 20 years old, moved to Amsterdam into a (spaceous) flat. I bought my first cd-player and on August 18th I went to a concert that would resound for years to come: Prince & The Revolution at Ahoy Rotterdam.
Tags: Concert, Prince, The Revolution
Prince concert index: all Prince shows I witnessed in one list!
Concert, Top 50
Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!
Tags: Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen, Concert, Cure, D'Angelo, David Sylvian, Eels, Family Stand, George Clinton, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, Lauryn Hill, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Morrissey, Nick Cave, Outkast, Paul McCartney, Prince, Public Enemy, Radiohead, Ramones, Rolling Stones, Roxy Music, Sezen Aksu, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Sufjan St, Top 50, U2, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Please be advised that English is not my native tongue.
Whenever you come across clumsy sentences and/or sayings, due to insufficient knowledge of the English language, please accept my apologies and let me know. I will fix that as soon as possbile.
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