Music, Concerts and Theatre of 2016

I saw 17 live performances this year. Two of them were musicals, two were theatre and the other 13 were concerts. My favorite concert this year was Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. It absolutely rocked.

 

No overview of my musical journey of 2016 would be complete without an honorable mention to Lin-Manuel Miranda, who completely changed my life with Hamilton: An American Musical.

David Bowie’s last album, Blackstar, came out this year. I haven’t been able to listen to it yet. I’m really eager to listen to Beyonce’s Lemonade, as I know it caused quite a stir. Unfortunately for Beyonce, I’ve been way too busy fangirling over Kevin Rowland.

My favorite album of the year with absolutely no competition is The Dexy’s newest: Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish And Country Soul. It’s incredibly beautiful. I have no words.

My live shows of 2016

K3 – 6th of March – Heineken Music Hall

Electric Light Orchestra – 1st of May – Ziggo Dome

Troye Sivan – 10th of May – Paradiso

Southside Johnny And The Ashbury Jukes – 16th of May – Paradiso

Pentatonix – 1st of June – Heineken Music Hall

Kenny B – 5th of June – Vondelpark Openlucht Theater

Bruce Springsteen – 14th of June – Malieveld

Don Henley – 22th of June – Heineken Music Hall

Edinburgh Fringe 2016 (22nd-25th of August)

  • Twelfth Night: Shakespeare In The Garden  – 22nd of August – C South
  • Carlotta de Galleon – A Fool For Love! –  23d of August – Spotlite
  • Simply Bowie – 23d of August – Frankenstein Pub
  • RENT! The Musical -23rd of August – Forest Theatre
  • Les Miserables – 24th of August – De Spiegeltent
  • Bookends: Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years – 24th of August -theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Paul Simon – October 31st -Ziggo Dome

Elton John – November 22nd – Ziggo Dome

Coeur de Pirate –  28th of November – Melkweg

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