World Press Photo 2018

Every year in the latest month the World Press Photo exhibition comes to the Netherlands and whenever it’s possible I try to visit it. They moved from the Der Aa Kerk to the Synagog in Groningen, both locations have impressive architecture.

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A few highlights in concerts that 2014 brought

In 2014 I saw many concerts again. Some by band I knew and it introduced many new artists and bands to me and I loved so many of them. It’s absolutely impossible to arrange a set in a Top 10 as there were so many incredible concerts and one is simply so much different to another. But I would like, as is the custom at the end of the year, to highlight a few moments of the year.

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Leendert and Cast Glass in the Synagog

Last Friday seemed like the start of the fall-season in concert land. Various venues in Groningen had gigs going on, Vanslag in Borger had a great act and in The highest region of the province of Groningen Richard Bolhuis of House of Cosy Cusions had an art-symbiosis mixing images and sound in ‘ Twijduuster’  in the town Kloosterburen. However I had planned on visiting my friends of wishfulmusic weeks before as they had another show in the Synagog of Groningen with two terrific acts.

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Tomorrow We Sail, Fons Jörgen and Lasse Passage

I must have past the Synagog in Groningen countless of times, it’s at the entrance of a very lovely shopping-street and looks quite impressive. Still I had never actually set foot in the Synagog. Not until yesterday evening, when those fine people of wishfulmusic had been able to organize a very fine musical evening in it.

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