Girls certainly do wanna have fun. This girl does at any rate. Erja Lyytinen has been a top-line purveyor of quality slide guitar for some years now, but she still hits the stage with an infectious enthusiasm that would put many a newcomer to shame. Since her last appearance at Bonn Harmonie there is also … Continue reading
As a taster for her show on Sunday (2 Feb) at Bonn Harmonie, HERE is a link to my 2018 interview with Erja before her appearance there in 2018.
Bonn Folk Club 109 was a Singers Night. So why was almost every inch of ‘stage’ floor filled with Harps? Because it’s Folk Club, that’s why – where, outside of the rule ‘No Amplification’, nothing is written in stone,and everything is the better for it. Join me for meet #109, in the event room at … Continue reading
Surprised and a little sad to hear that Phil Campbell has announced he will be leaving The Temperance Movement. Bonn Rock fans will remember the band, and especially Campbell’s Paul Rodgers meets Joe Cocker vocals, from their Rockpalast appearance at the Harmonie in 2017 (see picture). Here is an extract of Campbell’s message to the … Continue reading
Around ten years ago The Ortszentrum Dottendorf looked set to close its doors. The solution it seems was for the citizens themselves to look after business. The idea of a cultural centre was put forward and now, as a new decade begins, the Bürgervereins Dottendorf/Gronau e.V. seems to be on the crest of an ever … Continue reading