Posts Categorized: Music

Seen Live: a balladeer @ Fluor

Between the first time I saw a balladeer and the 25th time, last sunday, twelve years, four months and ten days have passed. That first time, they were a band, opening for Stevie Ann in the now-defunct De Kelder in Amersfoort, just after “Swim With Sam” was all over the radio. Now, it is just… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues, “Vlier”

On account of me and The Missus taking my mother-in-law along, this year we journeyed West, to The Hague, to see Daniël Lohues perform a show in support of his latest album Vlier. Compared to shows I saw in the more eastern parts of The Netherlands, two things are worth mentioning: first, most of the… Read more »

Seen Live: Three Free Gigs

Yeah yeah yeah. I know we’ve been here before: I intend to write some more stuff for my website, and then nothing happens, stuff keeps piling up, and in the end, all I’ve written in a year are a bunch book and gig reviews, and I am not even getting those done at the moment…. Read more »

Overheard at Lunch

“So, Easter, last weekend, did you listen to the Matthäus-Passion?” “No, but I did listen to Jeanny” And in my head, the following scene played out: And so it came to pass that on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, Jeanny went to the tomb, bringing the fragrant spices she… Read more »