Merry Xmas & a Happy New Year

A huge THANK YOU! to everyone who has visited this website over the last year.  I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the photos and reading the reviews and interviews.  2020 will bring us some big concerts in Beethoven’s Anniversary year  for sure – Robbie Williams and Kraftwerk at the Hofgartenwiese, Lionel Richie and Deep Purple at … Continue reading

Folk Club – Simon is Back!

Folk Club – Simon is Back!

Well, he certainly left it late this year.  The new CD was pressed just days before this year’s December evening at Bonn Folk Club.  Regulars will know that Edinburgh singer-songwriter extraordinaire Simon Kempston made a ‘crossroads-like’ deal with John Harrison some years back – a secure guest-spot in return for a new CD. Since 2011 … Continue reading

New for Kunst!Rasen 2020 – Snarky Puppy

A new addition to next year’s Kunst!Rasen Open Air Season in Bonn – Brooklyn based jam band Snarky Puppy, led by bassist Michael League will play on 25 June 2020.  The Band’s wide spectrum of musical styles, encompassing elements of jazz, rock, world music, and funk has won three Grammy Awards and should ensure a … Continue reading

Reasons to be cheerful one two three…

Reasons to be cheerful one two three…

With Christmas just around the corner here’s a peek at what’s round the corner – and down the road as we take a look at some of the concerts coming to the area in 2020. There’s a new open-air season at Insel Grafenwerth that includes Albert Hammond and Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason. Established favourites … Continue reading