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Rockin Around Turnhout - The Final Countdown
Howdy Rockin' Friends !

We've send you this message to give you the latest information about our festival Rockin' Around Turnhout !

* Unfortunately Magnum 500(UK) had to cancel there show @ Rockin' Around Turnhout and is replaced by Billy Bacon & The Forbidden Pigs from California, USA. (www.forbiddenpigs.com)

* The Smokestack Lighnin' concert @ Rockin' Around Turnhout will be live recorded ! (www.smokestacklighnin.de) and will be the best ever !

* Tickets reservations are still possible for the saturday and sunday concerts. info@grasshopper.be

* For all your comments, our GUESTBOOK is online  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.rockinaroundturnhout.be
Added : 10/4/2006
Gene Pitney Died.
Singer Gene Pitney is dead. His manager Jeny Leve announced this on wednesday the 5th of april. According to Levy, Pitney died wednesdaymorning in a Hotel in the Welsh city of Cardiff. The cause of dead wasn't released. Pitney spend the last couple of weeks touring England.

His most famous work includes hits like: Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa and (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valence. In 1989 he and Marc Almond made a world hit with a new version of Something Gotten Hold Of My Heart. The record made number one in the American and British Charts ( Gene's first). In 2002 he got a place in the Rock'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

more info on : http://www.gene-pitney.com/
Added : 7/4/2006
Concert Review: Mischief Lava Lounge 25 March 2006
I know a bit late.

First time in the Lava Lounge, but not the first time we saw the band.
Mischief this time. Daze ( guitar and vocals), Richard ( drums, vocals) and Pat ( double bass ( great cutaway), vocals) entertained the crowd as usual. Always great to see these guys on stage. The only thing that is a bit difficult with these guys is to understand the things they say between songs. ( sorry guys but can’t understand your dialect).
They played great songs, like” I gotta know”,” Train kept on Rollin”,” Slow Down”, “No. 1”, “ Koko Joe” and a special for Lucy: “Hello Lucy ( Blues)”. 2 sets this time, with a 30 min. break between  ... continue reading

more info on : http://home.versatel.nl/johnlucy/
Added : 4/4/2006
Rockin' around Turnhout news!

Here's some rockin' around' Turnhout news;

Ooooooh, Magnum 500 cancelled their show... that's too bad...


They will be replaced by;


America's finest, most reliable yet wildly unpredictable roots band continues [its] tradition of Tex-Mex, blues, rockabilly, R&B, even pop music to make Brian Wilson want to stick his toes back in the sand box....." -Buddy Blue

Well, see you in Turnhout everybody!!!


more info on : http://www.forbiddenpigs.comhttp://www.rockinaroundturnhout.be
Added : 4/4/2006
Only a fortnight away from one of the biggest Rockabillyevent in Belgium.
I hope everybody is ready for it, if not ... well hurry up and get your exclusive "ROCKIN' AROUND TURNHOUT" t-shirt.
They come in different sizes and models.
Girls shirt : S, M, L
Mens shirt : M, L
B&C Regular : S, M, L, XL, XXL

Price : 13 euro (a bargain if you ask me!)

You can place your order by contacting info@grasshopper.be, and don't forget to mention your size.

more info on : http://www.rockinaroundturnhout.be
mail to : info@grasshopper.be
Added : 3/4/2006
Rockin Around Turnhout, news update
Howdy Rockin' Friends !

Only 20 days to go and the biggest Rock 'n Roll Party of Belgium will boost off ! Time is come to send send you the latest information about the festival !

* Unfortunately Magnum 500(UK) had to cancel there show @ Rockin' Around Turnhout and is replaced by Billy Bacon & The Forbidden Pigs from California, USA. (www.forbiddenpigs.com)

* The Smokestack Lighnin' concert @ Rockin' Around Turnhout will be live recorded ! (www.smokestacklighnin.de) and will be the best ever !

* Tickets reservations are still possible for the saturday and sunday concerts. info@grasshopper.be

*  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.rockinaroundturnhout.be
Added : 27/3/2006
Saturday, March 25, 2006 Buck Owens, 76, Dies

LOS ANGELES Mar 25, 2006 (AP)— Singer Buck Owens, the flashy rhinestone cowboy who shaped the sound of country music with hits like "Act Naturally"
and brought the genre to TV on the long-running "Hee Haw," died Saturday. He was 76.

Owens died at his home, said family spokesman Jim Shaw. The cause of death was not immediately known. Owens had undergone throat cancer surgery in 1993 and was hospitalized with pneumonia in 1997.

His career was one of the most phenomenal in country music, with a string of more than 20 No. 1 records, most released from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s.

They were recorded with  ... continue reading

mail to : http://www.buckowens.com
Added : 27/3/2006
Hillbilly Boogie Party 30 april 2006
The Hillybilly Boogie Party with Frankie Miller en Mad Fred & The Maniacs at De Kroeg ( Geldrop) has been cancelled.

Added : 17/3/2006
Wanda Jackson Documentary
Wanda Jackson Documentary
KPI, an independent production company specializing in television programming, documentary films and new media content, is completing on-location concert shooting across the U.S. and Europe for EVERY NIGHT IS SATURDAY NIGHT, a high-definition documentary that tells the unsung story of rock 'n' roll pioneer Wanda Jackson.
The film is being produced in association with Los Angeles-based Joanne Fish who leads the production team with Vinnie Kralyevich, president and creative director of KPI. The production team follows the 68-year-old Jackson and her husband/manager Wendell Goodman as  ... continue reading

Added : 13/3/2006
TIKI art exhibition
From Sunday April 16 until April 21, De Cantine (Amsterdam) is having an exhibition of Tiki-art. You can see several works of Tiki Tony (USA), Mappe (Spain), Jasper Fijnvandraat, Claudia Hek, Hoving.


more info on : http://www.hankabilly.comhttp://decantine.nl
mail to : hankabilly@hotmail.com
Added : 13/3/2006
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