On Friday October 28 Dilana came to Borger to rock Vanslag. The concert season has truly started now.
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In the third weekend of September Drentsch Peil -a showcase for new bands from the province of Drenthe- came to Borger to play at Vanslag. A perfect opportunity to see what’s up and coming in my province and to see the good people of Vanslag again at the beginning of the new season.
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On April 6 I visited Vanslag for a sold out The Secret Sisters concert. I’ve seen them before at the Take Roots festival, but that was back in 2011 so I was eager to see them again after such a long time.
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On a very very Good Friday I went to church. To the Vanslag church in Borger for a concert of Hans Hannemann and band.
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King of the World played in a sold out Vanslag last Friday and it was absolutely fantastic!
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The church-turned-venue Vanslag once started out as well… a church. And last night we witnessed a bit of that ‘old magic’ as Ralph presented us with an evening packed with creativity, blues, rock, poetry… and a wedding!
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Mass hysteria in Borger today as The Beatles played at the local Vanslag church. Well.. The Beatles Revival that is, a Czech band playing the songs by the Beatles in a periodically correct setting.
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Last Thursday there were no less then two concerts at the Vanslag. Canadian Elliott Brood was back for it’s fourth concert at the venue and Cicada Rhythm from America arrived for it’s first concert at the Borger church.
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Last night Ana Popovic played to a sold out Vanslag church in Borger. It has been a bit over 11 years since I last saw Ana and a lot has happened in those years so it was high time I saw her again.
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Fridaynight – bluesnight at Vanslag with The Sidekicks last Friday and the’s nothing better than to start the weekend with some up-beat swingin’ blues.
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When earlier this year the second edition of the Holland International Blues Festival was held in Grolloo, I was in Barcelona, which unfortunately (as a blues lover) means I’ve missed both editions. Apparently a young English blues musician was making quit the impression and was even performing alongside one of the main headliners: Buddy Guy. Last Friday this rising blues star by the name of Laurence Jones was playing to a sold out Vanslag in Borger and I was not going to miss that!
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One day after the Sven Hammond Soul gig in Groningen and an afternoon clearing out the forest near Oudemolen as a team-outing from work I was tired, worn and also already back to the next gig. This time in Borger, back to Vanslag.
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It’s been a long and great summer, but after all the vacations and trips, al the cycling it’s also finally time to start the concert season again and last on September 30 I dusted of the gear and headed to Vanslag for Vanderlinde.
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I was at the Oosterpoort on Wednesday, and it’s been wel over a year since I was last there. Two concerts in March 2016 and before that I even have to go back all the way to 2014. So a visit to the Oosterpoort venue was well overdue and it couldn’t have been with a better band: Wovenhand!
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