The Nomads (SWE)

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The godfathers of the Swedish garage rock scene.
Current album ‘Solna’ received rave reviews (Universal for Scandinavia, Devils Jukebox for the rest of Europe); 2013 release: “Loaded Deluxe EP” on coloured vinyl with brand new tracks!
Bookings for all of Europe except SWE (by Rob)

Fri. Jun. 29 – NLD – Utrecht – Down at the Nightclub Festival (venue: De Helling)
(+ The Darts + Miners of Muzo + The Reaction + The Bunny Bonanzas + Star Visotors)
Sat. Jun. 30 – NLD – Venlo – Grenswerk Garage Night
(+ Miners of Muzo + De Stekkers + The Glücks)

Conincx Pop Festival

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Conincx Pop Festival celebrates its 36th edition in July with a great line-up! Visitors will get in for free again, to see 9 bands perform.
Paperclip Agency is proud to be the talent buyer for Conincx Pop, for the 16th time.

Sat. Jul. 07 – NLD – Elsloo (Lb.) – Conincx Pop

Hippe Gasten (NLD)
Wanklank (NLD)
King Kong Company (IRL)
Algiers (USA)
Equal Idiots (BEL)
Knarsetand (NLD)
Evil Empire Orchestra (BEL)
Susan Santos (ESP)
Happy Ol’ McWeasel (SVN)

Dub Pistols (GBR)

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‘A perfect mix of dub, big beat and triphop’.
The last few years revered as one of the UK’s best live acts!
New album “Crazy Diamonds” has just been released! (Sunday Best Records-PiaS).
The two singles/videos from the album: “Crazy Diamonds” and “Baby I Love You
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Sun. Jul. 15 – NLD – Lichtenvoorde/Lievelde – Zwarte Cross Festival (Reggae meadow)

The Adolescents (USA)

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One of the founding fathers of the Californian punk scene.
Current album (2016) “Manifest Density” (Concrete Jungle-Sonic Rendezvous). Brand new album “Cropduster” out in a few weeks!
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Sat. Jul. 21 – NLD – Arnhem – Willemeen
Sun. Jul. 22 – NLD – Koog aan de Zaan – Haltpop Festival

DJ Afrika Bambaataa (USA)

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Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three originators of break-beat deejaying, and is known as the “Grandfather” and “Godfather” and The Amen Ra of Universal Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound.
(Tommy Boy Records)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Thu. Sep. 13 – NLD
Fri. Sep. 14 – NLD – Arnhem – Luxor Live

Sun. Sep. 16 – CHE – Genève – Kalvingrad (l’Usine)

Konstantin Wecker (DEU)

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Konstantin Wecker is a famous singer-songwriter from Germany with 50 years of live-experience.
His music is both intense and intimate, leaning on the ‘Liedermacher’ culture as well as the blues.
Wecker is not only singer-songwriter but also actor, composer, and author. He is a political activist too, promoting a non-violent society without authority.
The line-up for his live-shows varies from a duo-setting to a full band setting, sometimes with orchestra.
He has released some 40 albums with his music, and has published several books. He has received numerous awards for his music and for his social and political involvement.
New album: “Poesie und Widerstand” (poetry and resistance) (Sturm und Klang – import).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Sat. Nov. 03 – NLD – Amsterdam – Koninklijk Theater Carré

Delinquent Habits (USA)

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Latin hiphop with distinct mariachi elements.
Hits include “Tres Delinquentes”, “Return of the Tres” and “Here Come the Horns”.
Brand-new album ‘It Could Be Round Two’ out now.
Last year the Dutch club tour in April ’17 did very well, as did the Amsterdam show early October.
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Wed. Dec. 12 – NLD
Thu. Dec. 13 – NLD – Breda – Mezz
Fri. Dec. 14 – NLD – Venlo – Grenswerk
Sat. Dec. 15 – NLD – Alkmaar – Podium Victorie
Sun. Dec. 16 – NLD – Groningen – Urban House / Simplon

Pussy Riot Theatre (RUS)

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Protest art collective based in Moscow formed in 2011 with approx. 11 women participating.They staged unauthorised provocative guerrilla punk rock performances in unusual public places, which brought 3 of them to prison camps. Maria Alyokhina was one of them. She wrote a book about it, “Riot Days”. The book is the basis for this multi-media performance. Read also the great interview in The Music.
new book “Riot Days” (Bertelsmann Pinguin)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

Fri. Jan. 25 – NLD – Eindhoven – Effenaar (int.)

Mon. Jan. 28 – NLD – Groningen – Oosterpoort (int.)
Tue. Jan. 29 – NLD
Wed. Jan. 30 – NLD
Thu. Jan. 31 – NLD – Den Haag – Paard van Troje (t.b.c.)

Sass Jordan (CAN)

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Canada’s ‘Queen of Rock’, known for her hits “Make You A Believer”, “High Road Easy”, “So Hard”, and many more.
Current album “Racine Revisited” (Linus Entertainment-Bertus), new album expected in fall/winter!
Bookings for all of Europe (by Hilde)

Thu. Jan. 31 – NLD – Heerlen – Nieuwe Nor (t.b.c.)
Fri. Feb. 01 – DEU – Hannover – Blues Garage (t.b.c.)
Sat. Feb. 02 – NLD – Hengelo (Ov.) – Metropool (t.b.c.)
Sun. Feb. 03 – NLD – Amsterdam – Q-Factory (t.b.c.)

Wed. Feb. 06 – DEU – Hamburg – Downtown Blues Club (t.b.c.)
Thu. Feb. 07 – NLD – ‘s-Hertogenbosch – WillemTwee (t.b.c.)
Fri. Feb. 08 – NLD – Arnhem – Luxor Live (t.b.c.)
Sat. Feb. 09 – NLD – Middelburg – Spot (t.b.c.)
Sun. Feb. 10 – NLD – Drachten – Iduna (t.b.c.)

Wed. Feb. 13 – DNK
Thu. Feb. 14 – DNK/SWE
Fri. Feb. 15 – SWE/NOR
Sat. Feb. 16 – NOR
Sun. Feb. 17 – NOR

Wucan (DEU)

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Female-fronted hard-rock band with flute.
Current album “Reap The Storm” (Made In Germany Music – Suburban)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

Thu. Feb. 14 – NLD
Fri. Feb. 15 – NLD
Sat. Feb. 16 – NLD

10cc’s Graham Gouldman & Heart Full of Songs (GBR)

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10cc co-founder and current band-leader Graham Gouldman, together with Iain Hornal and Ciaran Jeremiah, presents the songs that he wrote or co-wrote during his long career as a songwriter. The shows are intimate and semi-acoustic, with lots of stories about the songs and about Graham’s career. Not only 10cc-songs are presented, but also songs such as “For Your Love” (The Yardbirds), “Bus Stop” (The Hollies), and “No Milk Today” (Herman’s Hermits) that are Gouldman compositions, as well as songs from Gouldman’s recent solo-albums such as “Love and Work”.
(Rosala Records/Wienerworld – import).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

Mon. Feb. 04 – NLD – Zeist – Figi Theater
Tue. Feb. 05 – NLD – Heerlen – Parkstad Limburg Theaters
Wed. Feb. 06 – NLD – Nijmegen – Lux
Thu. Feb. 07 – NLD – Eindhoven – Muziekgebouw
Fri. Feb. 08 – NLD – Middelburg – De Spot
Sat. Feb. 09 – NLD – Sneek – Het Bolwerk
Sun. Feb. 10 – NLD – Amsterdam – Concertgebouw