Winter Sjock @ 't Hoekske, Gierle 24/02/07
Now that's what I call a double bill : The Seatsniffers AND Runnin' Wild, 2 Belgian bands that have proven their worth over the years through a series of concerts and albums, tonight together on stage @ 't Hoekske, the youth club located right across the world famous Tiki's Bar in Gierle, hometown of the Sjock Festival.
Runnin' Wild is a band that has kept fresh by making sure you never know exactly what, or rather who, you're gonna get, and tonight was no exception as they appeared in the I'm A Lover Not A Fighter line up of Patrick Ouchène (guitar + vocals), Big Ben (double bass) and Koen Verbeek (drums + vocals), augmented by Renaud Crols, ... continue reading
more info on : http://www.boppinaround.nl
Added : 28/2/2007
Concert review: Bandits 49, American Bar Leuven 24/02/07
Second time some of us saw the bandits 49. This four piece band played a lot of covers, ranging from Rockabilly to Country and songs that had a bluesy feel to it.
We’re looking forward to hear some new material from these guys. Their a great band that can entertain an audience.
On their playlist: “Creek Cats”, “Rumble in Brighton”, “Flyin Saucer r’n’r”, “ Baby did a bad thing”, “ Summertime Blues”, “ Wipe out”, “ Assembly line”, “ Folsom Prison”, “ Honey Don’t”, “ Stray cat Strut”, “ Tush”, “ New religion”, “ Camel walk”, “ Help me”, “ 20 flight rock”, “ Cheatin Heart”, “ Cocaine blues”, “ Peroxide blond”, “ Blitzkrieg Bop”.
Certainly ... continue reading
Added : 26/2/2007
Concert Review The Domino's @ New CanCan, Brussels,16/02/2007
Have you heard the news ?
The Domino's are back !
Surprised ? Yes...
Amazing ? Maybe...
Something's changed ? Hardly....
After 16 years, these cats found each other again and reformed The
Domino's, the original rockabilly trio that would eventually become
the big swing thing in France with a major record label deal, and the
forerunner of Patrick Ouchene's band Runnin' Wild.
The Donimo's formed in the late 80's and released a self titled LP/cd
on Rockhouse in 1990, and now, 16 years after their last gig, they're
back in the original line up featuring Patrick Ouchene (vocals +
guitar), ... continue reading
Added : 19/2/2007
From SMOKESTACK LIGHTNIN'
we're glad to tell you, that we placed our "UNKNOWN STUNTMAN" song in the current HONDA tv-commercial with lee majors. Therefore we signed a record deal on EMI and released a new single last week. How this single suprisingly went into the German chart notation. We've been on nr.88(!!!) yesterday. NOW: if you're willing to support your favorite German band you could help us a lot by investing those 6,- € and ordering this extraordinary product!!
You can get it on AMAZON or JPC. You'll find the link on our webside
Twangs a lot
WE LOVE YOU
more info on : http://www.smokestacklightnin.de
Added : 19/2/2007
Just a message to inform you that tickets for the SINS afterparty (sat.april 28 2007)
at the Corinthia Hotel Antwerp are available.
Tickets are ONLY available through email reservation and at the afterparty entry or at the carshow on saterday 28 april from 11 till 17. and have to be paid in full in advance.
Price is 17euro,-
Please note this event might sell out....the gates of hell will be closed at 800 persons....
Also note that due to new Belgian laws we are not allowed to smoke inside of bars and venues anymore....so we might have to fire up some engines to compensate ;-)
send ... continue reading
more info on : http://www.scrapers.be
Added : 16/2/2007
Concert Review: The Rocka-T-Bones, Ace Cafe Rumst, 10/02/2007
This is a new ( well they’ve been around for about a year now) rockabilly trio in the pure meaning of the word: no drums, just a slap beat from Selim. And what a beat did he make, he really knows how to keep a rhythm going. On Lead guitar Tom, playing some great raw guitar licks, and on rhythm guitar and vocals by Filip.
Their play list consist of self penned songs and a bunch of covers.
“ High Sierra”, “I done told you”, “ Ain’t it wrong”, “ Midnights shift”, “ Juke Joint Baby”, “ Lil’ Hotrod Ford”, “ Promised Land Revisited”, “ Fever”, “ Bright lights, Big City”, “ Rock & Roll Guitar”, “ Little Miss Helpless”, “ Flame of Love”, “ ... continue reading
more info on : http://home.zonnet.nl/johnlucy/http://www.acecafe.be
Added : 13/2/2007
The News is Out: BILLYBOP FESTIVAL UPDATE
Here are the bands that will be making the place rock:
Big Bayou Bandits
The Legendary Johnny Trash
El Rio Trio
Place to be:
Bonheiden ( Near Mechelen)
Doors open: 13.00 h
First band: 14.00 h
With Record and clothing vendors
More info soon.
Keep an eye on this site and our myspacepage for more info.
more info on : http://www.myspace.com/136508652
Added : 12/2/2007
Frankie Laine dead at 93
Frankie Laine, the singer with the booming voice who hit it big with such songs as "That Lucky Old Sun," "Mule Train," "Cool Water," "I Believe”, "Jezebel", Rawhide”, "Granada" and "Moonlight Gambler," died today at Mercy Hospital in San Diego. He was 93.
Laine entered the hospital over the weekend for hip replacement surgery but suffered complications from the operation, said his friend A.C. Lyles, the longtime producer at Paramount Pictures.
In all, Laine sold well over 100 million records and was hugely popular not only in the United States but in Britain and Australia.
Even after his popularity crested after the ... continue reading
Added : 7/2/2007
Concert Review Roots Night, Hof Ter Lo, 04/02/2007
Loads of people their for a Sunday night.
First band in the Bar Area:
Stinky Lou & The Goon mat.
These guys play a kind of Blues. The band consist of: a singer/guitarplayer/drummer, a Harmonicaplayer and a washtub bass plunker. These guys did an excellent job on warming up the audience.
Sorry can only remember one songs: “ Big Boss Man”.
First band in the Main Hall:
The Bluegrass Boogiemen, back by popular demand. As their name suggest they play old time Bluegrass, time to have some fun. The instrument control these guys had was awesome.
They only did a half hour gig which was a bit too short in my eyes. ... continue reading
Added : 5/2/2007
Rockin' at the Drive-In Barn 2
Hi there you all,
Last year we had the first "rockin' at the Drive-In Barn",with 550 visitors,75 fantastic hot rods,american classics & european cars (all pré-1965)+25 classic bikes.
We also had four great bands:The Hydrosonics(B),Earl & The Overtones(FR),Little Esther & The Tinstars(NL) + Jack Rabbit Slim(UK). The last two bands will play this year at the 10th Viva Las Vegas.
Only the sound was not really what it had to be. Sorry for that! But I already talked with the guys from the PA and we are going to make some changes:other place for the stage,more stalls inside,other PA system,... We will also do a test on saturday to ... continue reading
Added : 31/1/2007