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

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10cc co-founder and current band-leader Graham Gouldman, together with three seasoned other musicians, 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”, “Modesty Forbids”, and his brand-new solo-album “I Have Notes” (Lojinx-import).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

2024:

Fri. July 05 – NLD – Amsterdam – Het Concertgebouw (last ticket!)
Sat. July 06 – NLD – Elsloo (Lb.) – Conincx Pop Festival (16:30 – 17:45)

Alex Henry Foster & The Long Shadows (CAN)

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Alex Henry Foster is musician, producer and composer who advocates human rights. With his band The Long Shadows he creates an intense, raw post-rock experience on stage.
Recently they played in front of a packed house at the Montréal jazz festival.
New album “The Power of the Heart” (Sony)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2024:

Sat. July 06 – NLD – Elsloo (Lb.) – Conincx Pop Festival (20:45 – 21:45)

2025:

Sat. Apr. 12 – NLD – t.b.a. (int.)
Sun. Apr. 13 – NLD

The Nomads (SWE)

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The godfathers of the Swedish garage rock scene.
The Nomads started in 1981.
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)

2024:

Sat. July 13 – ESP – Vinuesa (Soria) – Motorbeach Festival (23:00)

Crash Test Dummies (CAN)

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In 2024 it is 30 years ago, that these Canadians published their album “God Shuffled His Feet”. It was their most successful album, 45 weeks in the Dutch top 100 album charts, and made it to no. 6! Their hit song “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” has been watched more than 11 million times, another memorable song of them is “Superman’s Song“.
Album: “God Shuffled His Feet” (BMG/Arista).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2024:
30 Year Anniversary “God Shuffled His Feet”

Sun. Oct. 06 – NLD – Den Haag – Paard
Mon. Oct. 07 – NLD – Breda – Mezz
Tue. Oct. 08 – NLD – Deventer – Burgerweeshuis
Wed. Oct. 09 – NLD – Heerlen – Nieuwe Nor
Thu. Oct. 10 – NLD – Hoofddorp – Cpunt

Pussy Riot: Riot Days (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.
Book: “Riot Days” (Bertelsmann Pinguin).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2024:

Sat. Dec. 07 – NLD/BEL
Sun. Dec. 08 – NLD/BEL

Thu. Dec. 12 – NLD/BEL
Fri. Dec. 13 – NLD/BEL

2025:

March – NLD/BEL

I Muvrini (FRA)

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Corsican singer-songwriters since 30 years, combination of traditional polyphony with pop.
The live shows of I Muvrini are known for the engagement of the group for tolerance among humans. The song texts also speak about a great respect for nature.
Current album “Più Forti”.
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2025:
The Best Of

Thu. Feb. 20 – NLD – Heerlen – Parkstad Limburg Theaters
Fri. Feb. 21 – NLD – Tilburg – Theaters Tilburg
Sat. Feb. 22 – NLD – Leeuwarden – De Harmonie
Sun. Feb. 23 – NLD – Hoofddorp – Cpunt

Elisapie (CAN)

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Canadese Inuk singer-songwriter with a strong bond to her language Inuktitut, musical it’s a combination of indie and folk, of tradition and modernity
New album “Inuktitut” out now! (Bonsound)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2025:

Tue. Feb. 25 – NLD
Wed. Feb. 26 – NLD
Thu. Feb. 27 – NLD – t.b.a. (int.)

Jill Barber (CAN)

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Songs of romance and nostalgia, embracing Stax rhythms and a Philly soul backbeat to go along with Jill’s warm sultry vocals.
After first listen, what sets Jill Barber apart is her distinctive voice. But it’s her ability to write an immediately memorable song that has made her one of Canada’s most recognizable artists. Jill Barber has become renowned for writing songs that evoke feelings of a bygone era.
New album “ENCORE!” with French chansons out now! (Outside Music-V2)
Bookings for all of Europe (by Hilde)

2025:

Wed. Feb. 26 – EUR
Thu. Feb. 27 – EUR
Fri. Feb. 28 – EUR
Sat. Mar. 01 – EUR
Sun. Mar. 02 – FRA – t.b.a. (confirmed venue show)
Mon. Mar. 03 – EUR
Tue. Mar. 04 – DEU – t.b.a. (confirmed venues show)
Wed. Mar. 05 – EUR
Thu. Mar. 06 – DEU – t.b.a. (t.b.c.)
Fri. Mar. 07 – DEU – t.b.a. (t.b.c.)
Sat. Mar. 08 – EUR
Sun. Mar. 09 – EUR

Sachal Vasandani (USA)

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Rooted in jazz, Sachal Vasandani is known for his singular voice, with a tone and unique phrasing that mark him as one of today’s most compelling artists.
On his upcoming album he is accompanied by a full band, he goes funky! You can best compare it with Frank Sinatra singing with The Meters!
Current album “Still Life” (Edition Records)
Bookings for all of Europe (by Hilde)

2025:

May / June – EUR

Taimane (USA)

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Taimane translates to ‘diamond’ from Samoan, she is best known for her fierce and inventive style of playing the ukulele. With the fierceness of a rocker and the grace of a dancer, Taimane and her music are wowing ever-larger audiences. She has the ability to morph genres – from classical to rock to flamenco – and stretch her instrument far beyond the familiar melodies of Hawaii.Online she’s an influencer with over 15 million views on youtube and over 25.000 online followers.
Current album: “Elemental” (Taimane Records-import)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2025:

Wed. June 11 – NLD – t.b.a. (confirmed venue show)

Fri. June 13 – NLD – t.b.a. (confirmed venue show)
Sat. June 14 – NLD – t.b.a. (confirmed venue show)

Bulgarian Voices Angelite – former Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares (BGR)

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The sensational success of this choir started in 1987 under the name “Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares”. The choir had to change the name to “The Bulgarian Voices Angelité” and has released more than 13 albums. After more than 15 years of absence they are back!
Current album “Heritage” (Jaro Medien – Music&Words).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

2025:

Fri. Oct. 24 – NLD
Sat. Oct. 25 – NLD – t.b.a. (int.)
Sun. Oct. 26 – NLD