It's said that all good things come in thress - for the Honky Tonk Pounders from Siegen this old saying proves to be true in a double
Gunnar Fick (guitar, singer, songwriter), Marco Marquardt (upright bass) and Gabriel Prokscha (drums) prove that no more than three guys are needed to play decent Rock'n'Roll. But as in their case it sometimes takes almost 20 years to accomplish 3 albums.
At the turn of the millenium their debut Spotlight was published, followed by Devil Bop, a complete decade later, both released by Part Records.
Their lates Album "Killing Time", just as its predecessors contains only self-composed songs which are highly inspired by the influence of Rockabilly, Country, Rhythm'n'Blues as well as Surf. In "Killing Tmies" 17 powerful and "grown up" songs have been assemblet to an album which does not lack in variety and won't disappoint those who like to dance either - Good things take time.
Since 1996 the trio has been playing their songs in many very well known establishments throughout Germany and bexond. By being support band of some stars of the scene, such as Dick Dale, the Paladins or Restless, the trio got the chance to inhale some Rock'n'Roll star-glory. The listener will be pleased to find out that eventhough the Honky Tonk Pounders sound does not deny its rather old-fashioned roots but in its own way sounds refreshingly new.
The new surf explosion from Karlsruhe
Surf and Karlsruhe, how should that fit together? Cobra Express prove that this fits very well with a crunchy mix of 60s beach party Surf music and Rock'n'Roll. The musical experiment of the three Baden-Wuerttemberg surf Rock’n‘Roll wrestlers is also expanded by a few stylistic influences from various Tarentino films. Song titles like "Beach Cruiser", "Takatuka Land", "Tijuana Tequilla" or "Waikiki Beach Party" give you a first impression of what this is about.
John Lewis is Bach!
Johnny Bach, better known to many fans as the Rimshots singer John Lewis and front man of the Moonshine Boozers, gives a rare solo guest performance in Walldorf. At this relaxed one man acoustic concert Johnny will play his way through the Rock’n‘Roll music history and one thing is certain, the Welsh saying "Iechyd!", Which sounds like "Yaki Da!" will be heard more than once.
The House Rockin’ Party Band from Bella Italia
The last day of the Walldorf Weekender is again climaxed by an outstanding dance band for those who love Swing and Jive music. The Italian group Lucky Lucianos plays a flawless, energetic Jump & Jive sound. They are strongly based on the Northern Band Sound in the style of Bill Haley & His Comets and Freddy Bell & The Bell Boys the sounds which changed the music world. Other bands, for example, The Stargazers, the Dynamite Band and the Bel-Airs during the 1980s where “hep” to this crowd-pleasing style. You shouldn't miss this show!
The ultimate Boozeabilly Party
This is one of Welshman John Lewis side projects which began in 1996. Here Lewis performs as Johnny Bach, his guitarist is Darrel Higham, bass player Mick Wigfall and drummer Roger Van Niekerk makes up the quartett. Career-wise they have been part of respectively; The Rimshots, John Lewis Rock’n’Roll Trio, Bob & The Bearcats, Darrel Higham & The Enforcers, Killer Brew and Imelda May, this is a Rock’n’Roll super-group! The project allows the trio the opportunity to combine their passion for playing classic Rockabilly along with whiskey and beer drinking.
Over the years, this collaboration has resulted in four legendary albums and several equally legendary concerts, during which musical mayhem and madness prevails. Expect the unexpected - nothing more will be revealed.
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