This 27 year old musician hails from Essex, but calls Amsterdam his home. He’s worked on many projects over the years starting from the age of twelve onwards.
Adam Tobit is capable of playing a wide range of styles. His repertoire matches his versatility perfectly. Songs from the fifties to present day are on his rich setlist. As you’d expect from a true prodigy, he’s been singing from the tender age of twelve and playing the guitar professionally from the age of sixteen. And if all that wasn’t enough, he’s also a percussion player, who learned to play drums at a young age. This modern day Renaissance man with many faces!
In a few short years, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band have built their reputation as the hard-hitting, world-class, force-of-Soul-and-R-&-B-nature beyond comparison.
People everywhere have done more than just take notice as this young-blooded crew has brought their searing, raw performances to stages from their hometown St. Louis, across the country, and beyond.
The band’s distinct brand of Soul music is a bit less “New York City” and much more “Mississippi River”.
Their sound combines the loose, funky feel of New Orleans R&B along with the visceral power and intensity of East St. Louis’ own Ike & Tina Turner – and they bring it all right to ya with truly inspired original numbers by an undeniable, natural born singer, Al Holliday.
“He sings with a depth and grit and twang not usually found in the metro area, and his comfort with Chicago blues, big-band soul and barrelhouse piano shows scholarship beyond his years. His voice is just growl-y enough that listeners may write it off as a pastiche of Randy Newman, or Joe Cocker, or Fats Domino, or some amalgam of all three. It may be, but Holliday owns it and uses it to sell these familiar-sounding tunes.”
“Holliday certainly has the capability to take this little slice of R&B and make it his own.”
An energetic rock-coverband with experienced musicians. A huge repertoire of guitarsongs with a rough edge. The band’s mission is to transfer the spark into the audience by performing Britpop and American rock by The Doors, Foo Fighters, Oasis and many others. The bands loves small, hot pubs, but also big stages and above all: having fun woth the audience.
Allen Wrench & the Nuts is a trio that brings you a unpolished mix of swinging blues, surprising classics, honest rock and handcrafted original songs, straight from the heart.
The shows are based around enthousiasm, experience and pure love for playing live. They’re not in the least intersted in what would be ‘suitable’ or even ‘hip’. They simply play authentic, crafty tunes, showing an honest love for music in general. Dominik P. Sprenger (guitar and vocals), Ed ten Hoedt (bass and vocals) and Mozes Wolff (drums and vocals) combine blues, jazz and timeless classics in a fantastic way.
Alsof Je Een Koffer Bent is a suitcase filled with pop history. It’s like traveling from the deep South of the US to rainy England.
The suitcase sold his soul to the devil on the Crossroads and danced in his Baggy Trousers in the Purple Rain. This four-piece loves to take their bag of tricks to any town. Rest assured, it’ll be a night packed with singalongs. Joris IJland (keys / vocals), Daan Krakers (guitar / vocals), Jeroen Groot (drums / vocals) and Cas Kaptein (bass) guarantee a funfilled night. They can play for hours and hours, and then pack up again.