Category: Concert

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, 06/27/2024

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4½/5: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band triumphed yet again. All musical means were used to ensure the maximum result: an ecstatic audience!

Live Killers, goodbye to my childhood heroes Queen

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In 1979 Queen released their first live album. Live Killers was the end of the line for me, the goodbye to my first musical heroes!

Queen – Live Killers tour – Europe January-March 1979

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The tapes of the European Live Killers tour early 1979 provided the recordinghs for the eventual Live Killers album. A short look back at that tour.

Sheila E. live in Holland 1984

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In 1984 Sheila E. debuted as a solo artist, not just on record, but on stage as well. She visited Holland in that capacity. See the images here.

My very last Prince show ever was an unrivalled highlight!

Prince in Antwerp 05/27/2014 (over-blog.com)

On May 27, 2014, I witnessed my last ever Prince concert. It was one of the best shows I ever saw him play!

Nits, 04/13/2024

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4/5: Nits at Carré Amsterdam. Great start, but after the break it wasn’t the climax I was hoping for. Still had a great night!

Pixies, 03/21/2024

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3/5: Pixies in Paradiso, Amsterdam. The show lacked dynamics, some great moments, but too little to make the concert really work.

Underworld, 03/15/2024

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4½/5: Underworld in Amsterdam: the average age of the men on stage is almost 66 and they play like they’re 18 years old. Stunning!

Róisín Murphy, 03/08/2024

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4/5: Róisín Murphy in Amsterdam on March 8, 2024. Barring the middle section it was highlight after highlight. A night to remember!

Ibrahim Maalouf, 12/08/2023

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4½/5: An exciting evening at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam: Ibrahim Maalouf came by to present his upcoming album.

Raymond van het Groenewoud, 12/07/2023

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4/5: Raymond van het Groenewoud at the Koninklijk Theater Carré. A sublime diptych of Twee Meisjes and Brussels By Night!

Wild Romance, 11/04/2023

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3½/5: A fun night out with the Wild Romance on what should have been Herman Brood’s 77th birthday.

Kruder & Dorfmeister, 10/31/2023

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3/5: Following a babbling first hour Kruder & Dorfmeister eventually succeeded in getting the audience moving and turned the evening around.

Brian Eno, 10/28/2023

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4½/5: Brian Eno shines with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic orchestra in a sold out Vredenburg in Utrecht. His first solo tour leaves you wanting more!

Public Image Ltd, 10/04/2023

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4/5: Public Image Ltd. at the Paradiso in Amsterdam. A great show by a great band. Too bad tapes were playing along as well.