Happy Birthday 3songsbonn!

UnbenanntIt seems hard to believe but this website is celebrating it’s 6th birthday today.

A big THANK YOU to everyone who comes back here and has kept the page going!
For the curious, HERE is the original Beta version that went out on 19 March 2011.

Yes, the tabs still work, so give it a click or two.  Isn’t that ‘Museumsplatz Latest’ box on the front page mouthwatering?  BB King, Tedeschi Trucks, Gregg Allmann, Joe Bonamassa, The Pogues…

Bernie’s Goldtaler

MrMusic_2017-0037So which disc should I buy?

An institution for many years is coming to an end.  Although Mr Music in Maximilianstrasse will be open for business a while longer thankfully – until 30 June, the treasured ‘Bernie’s Goldtaler’ (named after shop owner Bernd Gelhausen) will soon be no more.  The end of March will see the end of the famous Bonn discount books.

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King King Koming

Next Tuesday is Harmonie Day in Bonn for all Blues-Rock lovers as the mighty King King will be in town (more than ably supported by Ben Poole (“F***ing amazing!  I loved his playing” – Jeff Beck)

So good I recommend seeing more than once, in which case check out the other Germany dates too!

Risager’s Black Tornado’s are Hot Stuff

risager_2017-5518Thorbjørn Risager and the Black Tornado“consistent great taste and beautiful pain”.  So said the label of a miniature hot sauce bottle with the band’s name on it taking pride of place on the merchandise table.    Well it beats badges, stickers and T shirts for sure.  Over on the Harmonie stage Copenhagen’s finest Blues/Soul combo were indeed laying down some hot music and the music was indeed as beautiful as it was painless.

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Monkeying around on a Saturday Night

masters_monkeys_nevory-5155It’s Saturday evening and what better on such a day than head out for some live music?  Looking through the ‘What’s Happening in Bonn’ pages of the local paper reveals that my tips for Toys 2Masters glory last year The David Nevory Band are supporting a band I have not seen before with the odd name of Master’s Monkeys.  Odd I like -so it’s time to head for Quantius Strasse and Kult 41‘s odd Art exhibits, abandoned coach in the courtyard, and dark but magical interior.

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