Where the Bands Are (Glen Hansard, 9 November 2019)

Apart from being the only fixed building used for circus events in Germany, Circus Krone in Munich is used as a venue for rock and pop concerts and cabaret events. On 9 November I came there to see Glen Hansard, an Irish singer/songwriter who I last saw as support act for Eddie Vedder in Düsseldorf … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Glen Hansard, 9 November 2019)

Where the Bands Are (Fettes Brot, 1 November 2019)

Fettes Brot are a German Hip Hop group that was formed already in 1992. They have delivered hip hop classics for over 25 years. Any German who doesn't know at least two lines of their hits Nordic by Nature, Jein or Emanuela must have spent the past two decades behind the moon without a radio, … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Fettes Brot, 1 November 2019)

Where the Bands Are (Jake Clemons, 26 October, 2019)

I always jump at the opportunity to visit London, which is a city I love. This time the reason was a concert. Jake Clemons was playing the O2 Academy Islington and my companions (both of them already convinced fans) were coming too. Apart from the weekend's main attraction, the plan was to gather on Friday, … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Jake Clemons, 26 October, 2019)

Where the Bands Are (Kiefer Sutherland, 29 September, 2019)

Kiefer Sutherland's music career started rather recently. His debut album Down In A Hole was released in 2016 and now he is on a world tour to support his latest album; Reckless & Me. Kiefer Sutherland and his band of five came to Pustervik, Gothenburg on Sunday 29 September. Originally the show was supposed to … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Kiefer Sutherland, 29 September, 2019)

The Live Series: Songs of Love

Bruce Springsteen's The Live Series: Songs of Love was released earlier in the summer on digital streaming services. It's a 15 track compilation of love songs plucked from live recordings between 1975 and 2016. https://twitter.com/springsteen/status/1165987261021937665?s=21 So far, four "The Live Series"-playlists featuring live rarities related to certain themes, have been released. The songs on the … Continue reading The Live Series: Songs of Love

Western Stars [album] (auf Deutsch)

Ein Gedanke verfolgt mich, wenn ich Bruce Springsteens neuestes Album Western Stars höre: Der junge Protagonist, der am Anfang des Durchbruch-Albums Born to run das Auto nimmt und seine Heimatstadt (eine Stadt der Verlierer) verlässt, hat noch nicht die Endstation der Straße "Thunder Road" gefunden. Sein ganzes Leben hat er ein Zuhause gesucht und er wandert … Continue reading Western Stars [album] (auf Deutsch)