Hoodoo Operators are a four piece country blues band from West Yorkshire.
Born of booze, blues and a love of doom, Hoodoo Operators enjoy nothing more than making as much noise as possible without a drummer. Formed from a drinking club that decided they could be a band, they seek to indulge the darker side of the human mind whilst sound tracking your perfect Saturday night singalong.
Check out our youtube channel for all our official music videos and acoustic sessions!
Ready for some new songs & new energy? Cosmic Circus is back and even better than before…
tonight we'll make it way too far
on a full diamond star
we 'll radiate the crazy light
change your body in a beam
things are not what they seem
we walk the silver streets
where psychonauts meet
2Hot2Funk is a collaboration of four local session-musicians, who played together in countless projects in the Amsterdam area and far beyond. With this one, they keep the funklevel high, with plenty of room for classics.
Frontman Gregorio ‘Gregosaurus-Rex’ Rangel is the bass player of the notorious Amsterdam band Mosquito, Venezuelan metal band Laberinto and many other groups. In this 2hot2funk-formation he takes up the role of frontman, singing the lead vocals. Santanico-frontman Marco Toro’s one of the finest drummers you’ll find in Amsterdam. He and Gregorio take care of the rhythm section, Marcos Gomez completes the group on keys and vocals, and the leadguitar will be played by the one and only Pablo Minolli, de ex-guitarplayer in Laberinto, Ali B and Brainpower (amongst others). An eclectic allstar-collective with a great arsenal of material: classic rock, reggae and soul are all laced with some fat funk.
Pogo-a-Gogo is a energetic cover band from The Hague, playing (hard)rock. This four-piece is specialised in songs from the last fifteen years.
Having said that, the group has much more to give. The band goes places most cover bands won’t. Don’t expect too much clichés here. On the repertoire are bands like Motörhead, Metallica, System of a down, Limp Bizkit, Foo Fighters, Muse, Audioslave, Rage Against The Machine, Rammstein, but they’re also known for their rockin’ versions of Michael Jackson and Abba songs. Their sound is tight, refreshing, energetic and exciting. Pogo-a-Gogo is best enjoyed live. Singer Valentijn Twisk, guitarist Rob Burridge, bass player Henriët ‘Dr. Claw’ van Rossum and drummer Ed Nieuwmans let the recognizable tunes speak for themselves, but give their personal twist to every song.
Sabrina, André, Jasper and Joop are the four rocking members of a legendary band named ’RockDivas’. In hometown The Hague, The Netherlands, everybody knows the Divas. In the past years RockDivas played all over The Netherlands and beyond. With well over 4 hours of Blues, Rock & Roll, Rock and Hard Rock material, RockDivas are a guarantee for a ExtraOrdinary show.
Are you ready for a genuine Rockshow?
Are you familiair with Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, Queens of the Stone Age, The Cult, Aerosmith, Muse, Anouk, Rolling Stones, Slash, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Black Sabbath, Rage Against the Machine, Beastie Boys, Mötörhead, Iron Maiden and The Beatles?
No: You should really let the Divas suprise you!
Yes: You should really let the Divas suprise you!
Check out the upcoming shows to see when RockDivas is playing nearby you, or take matters in own hands and contact RockDivas for your own night of Rock!
Lust For Live is a rock-power trio, which consists of guitarist Nina Verkuil, bassist Bukkem Bukkus and drummer Sicko Octovianus.
They play familiar and not so familiar pop and rock covers with raw power and seemingly endless energy. At the moment they’re furiously working on their own repertoire. A few songs have already made it to the setlist. The name comes from their love for playing live. In their own unique way, they bring new life to covers from the sixties up until today. Get ready and hold on tight!
Nothing beats a sexy, sunny tune in the heart of Summer. Soothing Strings has exactly what you’re craving: warm, soulful songs, that take you to tropical places.
Singer Lisa Rietveld and guitarist Erik van Schoonhoven have a chronic case of Summer-itis. The duo has made a name for itself in the Zaandam area with their successful Funky Summer Vibes. The two musicians know what you want. Chillax and enjoy the acoustic sounds of your favourite Summer hits, or even get your dance on. Celebrate the Summer with Soothing Strings!
Having combined his unusual musical upbringing with his main influences, including Jamie Cullum & John Mayer, 20 year old, 3rd generation singer/songwriter Joe Miles has self released 5 EPs, all containing co-writes with Grammy Winning & Brit Award nominated singer/songwriter, Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud).
In early 2015, Joe hooked up with his brother, Ollie (Producer & Drummer), to produce his ‘Home Sound’ EP, resulting in 4 consecutive weeks of BBC Introducing airplay and a chart position of #16 in the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts. They have since continued to work very closely and are currently writing and recording new material including collaborations with John Beck (Corinne Bailey Rae, Paloma Faith), Tim Kellett (James Morrison, ex. Simply Red) & Curtis T Johns (Matt Cardle).
Joe regularly gigs across the UK & Europe with his acoustic & full band line ups, and has recently completed a 19-night UK & Ireland tour, supporting Shane Filan (Westlife) with venues including The London Palladium, Olympia Theatre Dublin, Birmingham Symphony Hall and The Liverpool Philharmonic - very special considering Joe spent his childhood ‘growing up’ in the wings of theatres & music festivals across the UK whilst watching his Grandad, British Jazz legend, Terry Lightfoot perform!
This funk-rockband from Amsterdam draw inspiration from bands such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine, Maroon 5, The Foo Fighters and The Beatles.
All this inspiration has resulted in the creation of a brand new EP. Ümit Kiliç (vocals / guitar), Tom Ruys (bass) and Rutger Genser (drums) are going places. Their music mixes tight funky rhythms with catchy pop and rock melodies, and old blues, soul, reggae and jazz vibes to make it an eclectic musical melting pot accessible for a very broad audience.
Time Flies is a true funk band from Amsterdam, with no less than ten band members.
Three vocalists, who efforlessly switch between lead and backing vocals, a three-piece horn section, the funkiest of guitars and keys, and a powerful rhythm section. The repertoire consists of the fattest funk, but they don’t forget about the funk-rock variety. And there’s even room for the occasional soul slow jam. In short, music for lovers of music. You can dance to it, swing to it, even clean your living room to it. One thing you can’t do: sit still to it. Tip: wear comfortable shoes.
Bounds Of Modesty is an Amsterdam four-piece that tour through The Netherlands with their original pop-punk tunes. Since their formation in 2009, the men have put together three EP’s.
In 2012 the group released their first recording. Love The World was the starting point of a productive first period in the bands carreer. By now, Callum Stamp (guitar / vocals), Jan PapenFuß (guitar / vocals), Richard Robin (bass / vocals) and Dylan Thoma (drums /percussion) also have sophomore EP The Great Overture (2013) and Watching Sunsets (2013) on their discography. The future looks good for this hard working quartet. But first, the guys will embark on a new tour.
Sixties-until-now-infused-soul-swamp-funk-revue. That’s a pretty acurate discribtion of what you can expect from this local band, which is formed around guitar wizzard Professor Dr. Theo Holsheimer and vocal blizzard Miss Fruitella.
So here’s the recipe: take about a half teacup of rhythmic tambourine, a pound of fatback, soulful vocal chords, plenty tablespoons of smooth, boiling, rhythmic, funky guitars and just a pinch of a bumpin & grindin’ drum machine. And there you have it. Today’s Special is Amsterdam Soul Stew! They’ll take you by the hand for a walk down memory lane. James Brown, Lyn Collins, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, Sly Stone, Jeff Beck, Funkadelic and more fantastic artists are on their setlist. Prepare yourself for a nostalgic and catchy roller coaster ride!
Songs you hoped never to hear again, and classics you forgot the title of, but know like the back of your hand nevertheless. We don’t know any of those.
De Cassetteband, formerly known as De Boot Gemist, formerly known as De Roestige Spijkers, formerly known as De Timmermannen is back from never being gone at all. The band plays songs from back in the day and now. As long as you can recognize them after exactly ten seconds. And just like a real cassette tape, sometimes they go on the blink and it usually takes a little time before they start the second half. Bob Wiebes, Celeste Stroganovski, Marnix La Gro, Michiel Hoffman and Tim van Hardeveld form this new band from Haarlem. After some changes in personnel, De Cassetteband has now a fixed line-up. The repertoire consists of forgotten gems by artists like Tina Turner, Phil Collins, The Darkness, Lionel Richie and Hans de Booij. Guaranteed to make you dance!
This Irish folkband with a broad repertoire is always surprising and a bit stubborn. From Irish to Amercan, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Christy Moore, Luka Bloom, The Pogues, jigs, pubsongs and ballads. Plus everything you will and won’t expect in between.
Aside from the big cover-repertoire, the band has chosen their own folk-path with original songs in a typical style.
The ‘Good old boys’ of Daddy-O will guarantee a party for all ages, no-nonsense folk that will allow everything but doesn’t obligate anything. No pub is too small and no event too big, Daddy-O will make an Irish party you won’t forget.
With no less than 14 instruments and 5 musicians this show will be vibrant form start till end.
Dublin-based DELORENTOS are currently being hailed as one of Ireland’s finest and most imaginative bands.
The band drifted together in the usual fashion… inspired by boredom, creative energy, and a passion for music – obvious reference points are Pixies, The Cure, The Clash and Arcade Fire; more oblique influences slide in from most genres of music and virtually every decade from the 50s onwards. Over a period of time that saw others attempt to tie down a description of their sound, they holed up in the wilds of Portrane, Co Dublin and concentrated on writing songs, pure and simple. They had no interest in the frills and fripperies or the empty bombast that occupy other bands; for them it has always been about 4 people communing to harness honest emotion, fashion melodic hooks, and roll out infectious rhythms.
Suffice it to say the band’s self-released third album (and third consecutive Top 10 charting album in Ireland), Little Sparks (on their own Delorecords label) has been hailed as their best music to date. It is packed with a beautiful balance of gutsy, melodic guitar songs riddled with harmonies, pure pop moments, and more reflective, building soundscapes.
The Irish media greeted its release with a rake of 4 and 5 star reviews:
“The sound of a band who have found their musical and lyrical groove.” Irish Times
“One of the finest Irish releases of recent times!” www.entertainment.ie
“Uniformly fabulous!” www.state.ie
“Last November’s EP hinted that Delorentos had some new tricks up their sleeve, but it didn’t fully prepare the listener for the quality and consistency of this hugely assured album.” Irish Independent
Since 2007 Delorentos have released three critically acclaimed albums; 2007’s In Love With Detail, nominated for Best Album at both the Choice Music Prize and the Meteor Awards, 2009’s You Can Make Sound, which as well as hitting number 2 in the Irish charts won Entertainment.ie’s Album of the Year; and 2012’s Little Sparks. As well as their recording success, Delorentos have always been a touring band, and since 2007 have played extensively in Ireland, as well as the UK, Europe and North America.
The rest is yet to unfold, pay rapt attention!
Delorentos are Kieran, Ross, Ro and Níal.