Music in the Park 2019 – Bad Godesberg

Baums Bluesbenders in the Park 2019

Last year saw the welcome return of live Musik im Park across from the central station in Bad Godesberg.  It proved so successful that it’s back again in 2019, with an excellent line-up of local bands.

So, pack your picnic hampers, your sunglasses (and your summer rain jackets just in case), and head for the Park on the following Wednesday’s from 7pm to 9pm:

  • 22 May –  R&B Express
  • 29 May –  Open Source
  •  5 June –  Taste of Woodstock
  • 12 June – Baums Bluesbenders
  • 19 June – Christian Meringolo
  • 26 June – Milene & Band
  •  3 July –   Cynthia Nickschas
  • 10 July –  The Seven Sins

Where: Stadtpark Bad Godesberg Behind the Stadthalle/ in front of the ‘Trinkpavillon’

Admission: Is FREE (a hat will be passed around)

For more details check the KonzertKalender Bonn HERE


Marion & Sobo Band Tickets Now Available

No prizes for recognizing the girl with the bewitching smile here. Marion Lenfant-Preus is of course her name, and The Marion & Sobo Band is her group of excellent local musicians.

In Marion’s hand are tickets for the bands show at Bonn Harmonie on 21 September.  Available for 18.50 Euros from Aksoy Kiosk as well as from the usual outlets.

The show is billed as a ‘Twin Edition’ featuring twin sister Claire Lenfant-Preus from Nantes, so expect something a little different as well as the best in Gypsy Jazz/Chanson that we all know and love from the band.

Animals are Folk Too – Bonn Folk Club102

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The theme of Folk Club Bonn #102, was ‘Animals’ and with it’s ‘All creatures great and small’ reach it generated probably the most theme-oriented songs of any club meeting to date.  Kangaroos, pug dogs, sparrows, bees, ducks, geese, dragonflies…  There would have been one about emus if someone had written such a song (and now I will wait for you to check Google and tell me I’m wrong!!!)

Okay, yes, there’s ‘Emu Song’ by John Williamson.  I was wrong.  Now let’s get back to Dotty’s Sports Bar before the last seat is taken on this zoological musical ride of an evening with John Harrison and special guest from Birmingham David Fisher.

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Music on Münsterplatz

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Nice to hear some music whilst shopping today in Bonn.
Despite incessant rain, Richard Münchhoff and Friends were entertaining the shoppers in Münsterplatz with the help of vocalist Ina Krabes.  Richard himself will be back next Saturday (18 May) in the City Centre.  This time in a different location, Marktplatz, and with a different but very special vocalist, Makeda, fresh from her nailbitingly close defeat at this  years German ‘Song for Europe’.

Start on 18 May at Marktplatz is due at 6.15 pm.  It will undoubtedly be good, and it will be FREE!

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David Fisher on Busking and Bonn

For David Fisher his recent concert at Bonn Folk Club was only one in a very long line of concerts abroad.  David was on the road for three years, busking from City to City and even Country to Country.  He even found time to publish a book about his experiences  –  ‘Busking Beyond Borders’ is a fascinating and often humerous account of those three years. Before the show, and despite the noisy rehearsals of fellow musicians readying themselves for their floor-spots at at Dotty’s Sports Bar, 3songsbonn managed to grab a short interview with David.

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