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SweeT (Bel/Chi)
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SweeT is a musical duo performing mostly original music in English, Chinese, with the occasional own version of an existing cover song.

"SweeT" is Tobias Le Compte on guitar, percussion & backing vocals, and my partner, Sherry Xie on lead vocals & bass.

Tobias Le Compte is a Belgian musician, living and working in Shanghai, China. He mostly tours with TV shows and artists as The Voice Of China, Sing My Song, and more.

His original musical acoustic duo is called SweeT, which consists of Tobias and his partner Sherry Xie on vocals and bass. SweeT released their first album Melt Away in July 2012, followed by a European tour in the same year and an Asian tour in 2014, which saw them play thirty cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia and South-Korea. Now, they’re back in Europe and The Waterhole is proud to have them while they’re here!

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Sweet Mary Jane
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This Irish-Dutch trio brings a tribute to the many great artists from Irish pop history. And there are more than a few!

For instance: Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore, Brush Shiels, just to name a few. The guys of Sweet Mary Jane all contribute to the vocal mix, which makes their show a surprisingly dynamic experience. What’s more, frontman Mark Condren is a very talented singer-songwriter. Condren (bass), Niels Huft (drums) and Fred van Willigen (guitar) are accomplished musicians, who have been playing on Dutch stages of all sizes and shapes for many years. The guys are all about diversity. How they would describe their genre: ‘all you can eat’.

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Swing it (UK)
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Swing'it Dixieband, Norway's hottest Dixieband has during the last years played at various big internationally recognized jazz, pop and rock festivals like Slottsfjellfestivalen, Molde Jazzfestival and Kongsberg Jazzfestival, as well as numerous jazz clubs, venues, private and public concerts and events all over UK and Norway - always creating a vibrant and energetic atmosphere! The highlight was the summer 2015 when they played support for one of the headliners and Kongsberg Jazzfestival: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers!

Several of the members are currently living in London, doing gigs both in the UK and in Norway!

They're active with live vintage videos of Disney tunes covered in a 1920s Dixieland style, which can be found on Youtube. They also write original tunes that will be released sometime in late 2017. They're goal is to bring the vintage music of 1920 New Orleans back to the people, wrapped in their own musical style with a little hint of humour behind.

This is a band you definitely don't want to miss!

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Tankus the Henge (UK)
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Tankus the Henge is the London based, five wheeled, funk fuelled, open top, custom paint job, rock ‘n’ roll jalopy that comes careering round the corner on a tranquil summer’s day. Ruining the silence and disturbing the bats.

Having played over 1000 shows all over the world the Tankus the Henge live experience is something to behold. Combining wild showmanship and musical dexterity their sound incorporates rock, funk, blues, ska, roots and gypsy rhythms and their songs tell stories of wonder and woe.
Since the release of their first album in 2013 the band has toured extensively across Europe and also become a favourite on the festival circuit.
Tankus the Henge have played at:
Glastonbury, Benicassim, WOMAD (UK and Gran Canaria), Isle of Wight, Boomtown, Montreux Jazz Festival, Latitude, Bestival, Les Fanfarfelues, Port Eliot, Shambala, Solfest, Artisti in Piazza, Waterford Spraoi, Secret Garden Party, Fusion, Beautiful Days and many more.
With their charismatic frontman, Jaz Delorean, looking like a lost character from a Terry Gilliam film Tankus the Henge launch into their live shows like a band possessed. They’ve left audiences breathless at headline shows including Scala, The Garage, The Borderline and The Jazz Café. They’ve featured on TV, in major advertising campaigns, toured Albania as emissaries for the British Council and made records in Nashville, Tennessee.

All the band’s singles, ‘Cakewalk’, ‘Recurring Dream’, ‘Smiling Makes The Day Go Quicker’ and ‘Weather’, have been featured extensively on radio including plays on Alex Lester’s Radio 2 show as well as Steve Lamacq and Chris Hawkins’ 6 Music shows.

Spring 2017 sees Tankus the Henge embark on a 15 date European tour that visits seven countries over a period of three weeks before returning to the UK for a further 12 shows around the country.

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Tardiz
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TARDIZ is een pop/rock band, bestaande uit Mark Müller (drums), Arjan Ettes (bas), Paul Weersink (gitaar), Robert van Mulligen (gitaar) en Madelon Englisch (zang). De band is altijd in de weer met het maken van eigen liedjes, het zelf opnemen daarvan en het bouwen van eigen muziekinstrumenten. Live spat het speelplezier er van af. Door de uiteenlopende muzieksmaken van de bandleden zijn de liedjes op het debuutalbum “In the middle of nowhere” zeer divers. De muziek is een mengeling van melodie, pop, funk, new wave en rock of zoals ze zelf zeggen: “Eigenwijs eigen werk”. In maart jl. is hun eerste album uitgekomen, welke te beluisteren is Spotify, Itunes, etc.

That dog was a band now (Can)
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That Dog Was A Band Now have been playing with each other since 2013, despite the fact that they are sometimes separated by thousands of miles of distance. Their unique sound-- which is defined by an active accordion, bad-ass banjo, and honest vocals-- has helped them gain a loyal international fanbase. That Dog Was A Band Now has played 4-hour sets in rough & rural American bars, rocked outdoor weddings for big fans in beautiful California Redwood Forests, been given hour-long featured sets on several public radio stations and mainstage slots at major cultural festivals, and popped up as buskers on all sorts of city streets around Canada, Europe, and the USA.
After a brief hiatus, the band spent the Spring of 2016 reunited in California. That June, they hit the road with their debut (self-titled) EP in hand; recorded in Eureka, California with Timmy Gray of Myrtletown Records. They proceeded to tour the USA and Canada from coast to coast, and then back to the first coast, until late September.
Their 2017 tours were sweet, playing in Sweden, Denmark, Amsterdam, Western Canada, and Germany, and recording their first full-length album, which will be released by Santa Rosa Records.

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The AM Funkband
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Four local musicians have joined forces to bring you the funkiest of the funky. Dance music only seasoned artists, firmly rooted in the fundamental sounds of seventees, eightees and ninetees funk, can deliver.

Lead vocalist and guitar player Alex Manuputty has put this four-piece together. With the help of keyboard player and vocalist Geronimo, bassist Gijs and drummer Bryan, he will bring back the sounds and vibes of James, Curtis, Sly, Prince and Michael, just to name a few. A brand new project, of which The Waterhole is proud to be a part of! So come and dance your legs down to the knees!

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The Amy Experience
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The new project of our beloved Marieke Meijer. The Amy Experience brings you a brand new Amy Winehouse-tribute!

The Automatic Heroes (Ger)
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The Automatic Heroes, a Funkband from Germany, brings the Funky magic of 70s music culture to you. The band plays exclusively own songs and let you dance the night away.

The four musicians play in their shows own compositions in an interesting mix of sophisticated vocals, jazzy and groovy riffs and a big portion of Soul.

The band is looking forward to a great party and many dancing guests at The Waterhole.
May The Funk Bring Us Together!

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The Bentleys
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The Bentleys take you on the exciting journey that rock & roll took from the U.S. to England and back. Full of passion and conviction they create the sound, atmosphere and swing of the fifties and sixties. They sing and play rhythm & blues of Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis's rock & roll, beat music of The Beatles, rock of The Rolling Stones, but also the American responses to them, such as The Monkees and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Supported by juicy stories and Merry entr'actes they bring an ode to this music; the soundtrack of a nascent youth culture.
When you were born: the music from the fifties and sixties is a feast of recognition.