confirmation from Belgium
Posted by: Tavas ()
Date: March 22, 2001 06:37PM

Hi people

I can confirm that it's the "Lokerse Feesten" they are playing. I live a few miles from the festival ground and I've seen it advertised.

Like Sven mentioned, every year they have one melodic rock/AOR band on this event (among all sorts of music, from techno to reggae). I guess they have one rocker in the organization, don't know who, but I sure would like to thank the man or woman.

It's an outdoor gig for about 1000-2000 people and it's almost for free ! (I think the price is 50 or 100 BEF, around 1-2 USD)

The last couple of years they had:

*Mystery: damned what a great (Belgian!) band that was, if only these guy would come back

*Gotthard: they played just ahaed of the most popular Belgian band (Clouseau) and they were amazing.
At the end of the gig they played Mighty Quinn and half of the city was signing along !!!
After the show many people asked me for info about this band, were they could buy CDs,...
The funny thing was that people even addressed me in English, it seemed that wearing a T-shirt of Gotthard (or any other melodic rock band) makes you an alien in your own country.

*Bob Catley: good show (didn't know they were recording a video), but not the response Gotthard got. (I do have this gig on minidisc)

Anyway, I'll be there !!! (Giant next year ???)


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Andrew...AOR Festival in Belgium this August? 205 Don Wishon 03/22/2001 05:49AM
Re: Andrew...AOR Festival in Belgium this August? 123Kieran03/22/2001 11:19AM
Re: Andrew...AOR Festival in Belgium this August? 109 Andrew 03/22/2001 05:47PM
Lokerse Feesten 123 Sven 03/22/2001 05:59PM
Re: Andrew...AOR Festival in Belgium this August? 111 Jose 03/25/2001 04:16AM
confirmation from Belgium131 Tavas 03/22/2001 06:37PM
Re: Clouseau 120 Tom Krupa 03/22/2001 10:31PM
Re: Clouseau 134 Tavas 03/22/2001 11:06PM
Re: Clouseau 126 Tom Krupa 03/22/2001 11:45PM
Re: Clouseau 115 Jean-Paul 03/23/2001 01:04AM
Re: Clouseau 136Stéphane03/23/2001 01:31AM
give Tom a break... 111 Tavas 03/23/2001 01:52AM
real rock bands in Belgium...Askari, Reno,... 152 Tavas 03/23/2001 02:05AM
Clouseau/De Kreuners ... LYNX!! 169 Sven 03/23/2001 05:37AM
Re: Clouseau/De Kreuners ... LYNX!! 156 Jean-Paul 03/23/2001 06:57AM
Thanx! 121 Sven 03/23/2001 07:35PM
Re: Backwards 110 Bart 03/24/2001 06:02AM
Re: Clouseau/De Kreuners ... LYNX!! 145 Tavas 03/23/2001 11:56PM
MYSTERY: 2 GREAT ALBUMS...maybe at AORHeaven 173 Tavas 03/24/2001 12:16AM
Re: MYSTERY: 2 GREAT ALBUMS...maybe at AORHeaven 114Stéphane03/24/2001 01:50AM
MYSTERY S/T for trade 127 Tavas 03/24/2001 06:38AM
D'r zijn nog wel meer Nederlanders... 103 Fred 03/24/2001 02:52AM
Re: D'r zijn nog wel meer Nederlanders... 113 Sven 03/24/2001 06:21PM
Re: D'r zijn nog wel meer Nederlanders... 125 Fred 03/24/2001 06:55PM
Re: Clouseau 128 Tom Krupa 03/23/2001 02:11AM
Re: Clouseau 110Stéphane03/23/2001 04:24AM

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