Tag: Iggy Pop

Paradiso, the most beautiful concert venue turns 50

Paradiso Design Front and Back Wall (beeldbank.amsterdam.nl)

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.

Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power

By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!

Iggy Pop – Lust For Life

40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.

Closing of 2016

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.

Album yearlist 2016

Album yearlist 2016

Iggy Pop, 05/10/2016

Iggy Pop 05/10/2016 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4/5: Concert of an extremely high (energy) level. Iggy Pop in true form, accompanied by Josh Homme: top evening!

Concerts, top 50

Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!

Album yearlist 1977

Album yearlist 1977

Iggy Pop, 12/04/1999

No ticket (apoplife.nl)

5/5: At the time Iggy was 52 and I was 33. The difference in energy level was immense. Unforgettable and impressive!

Pinkpop, 06/08/1987

Pinkpop 06/08/1987 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

3/5: The festival marred by rain, rain and yet more rain, but, for me, the introduction to Lone Justice/Maria McKee!