Posts Categorized: Seen live

Seen Live: BackAlive + Snow Control

Saturday I once again got to play roadie. Which basically meant hauling stuff around, cleaning up a bit and drinking beer while two tribute bands played their sets. The first band, Snow Control, was a Snow Patrol tribute band. I’m not that familiar with Snow Patrol, apart from what I hear on the radio, but… Read more »

Seen Live: Melissa Etheridge

Certain bands and artists have songs they just have to play in order to make their gigs complete. It doesn’t matter whether or not you like the song, but a Black Sabbath show without ‘Paranoid’, a Meat Loaf show without ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’, a Springsteen show without ‘Born to Run’ and an Iron… Read more »

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Seen Live: Anneke van Giersbergen

Last friday I went to Hedon to see a band play in Zwolle, for the third week in a row. And before you start wondering why I would go all the way to Zwolle, well, I work there. That makes it a lot easier. Otherwise, I’d probably wouldn’t even have considered come that close to… Read more »

Seen Live: Crystal Dreams play U2

About a week ago, my brother called me to remind me that I said I would help out at this tribute night thing he is involved with. It didn’t show up in my agenda. On the one hand, I can imagine me agreeing to help out. For one, that’s the kinda guy I am, and… Read more »

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Seen Live: Dream Theater

Yesterday, I went to see two bands in the IJsselhallen in Zwolle. Periphery kicked off. All through their set, I was wondering if they really needed three guitar players. The answer to that question is pretty simple, and let me explain it to you in a flowchart: Flowchart: Do I need three guitar players in… Read more »