Simon & Garfunkel music, poem for women and free admission for children: Picnics in Groningen and Drenthe

Come listen to Simon & Garfunkel classics by Nick & Simon, try a poem for women by The Bluebirds & Leonie Meijer, or let your child take part in activities on free admission at FRIDAY. There is so much to do again!

The most famous Dutch duo brings the songs of the legendary American duo

The album was released in 1970 bridge over Troubled Water By legendary duo Simon & Garfunkel. Fifty years later, Nick & Simon travels to New York to discover where and how the American duo began. It resulted from Nick & Simon’s search for the American duo as well as the hit TV documentary series Coming home bound Lots of inspiration for new work in Dutch. In the fall of 2020, an album titled . was released NSG , recorded with multiple Grammy Award winner Jay Newland. This album has since earned a gold medal.

Now there is finally Nick & Simon & Garfunkel themed theater tour , which the Volendam duo have been eagerly awaiting for some time. Nick & Simon, backed by their band, takes you to the signature harmonizing songs and instrumental accompaniment of that other duo. Of course they perform a large number of classics, but there are also lesser known songs from Simon & Garfunkel on the list. In addition, Nick & Simon also plays their latest songs from NSG if east wind years of months And Why

Groningen – MartiniPlaza, Wed 8pm, €40.30 excluding service costs

Brought the other side of David Bowie

since it was introduced starman Who caused a worldwide stir, German-Dutch Sven Ratzky is known as one of David Bowie’s best interpreters. in its presentation where are we now This time around, the singer and artist shows a different side to Bowie, who died in 2016, in an intimate setting. You see Bowie a poet who sought to strike a balance between fact and fiction. Boy who thought about love, death and transit.

Ratzky interprets the life of a pop star with absurd stories, beautiful costumes, and movie scenes It brings classics like heroes And from ashes to ashes, But also gems like Life on Mars? Beautiful new arrangements.

Meppel – Ogterop, Wed 8.15pm, €19.50

A poem for women from The BlueBirds

The BlueBirds, formed by Kristel and Rachel Louise, Coming to the DNK Theater in Assen tomorrow with their stage show Great Big World And bring Leonie Major as a special guest. at great big world These singers and songwriters pay tribute to women. Special songs from the album great big world It is peppered with classics by Dolly Parton, The Dixie Chicks, and Kacey Musgraves, among others. Songs from the well-received debut album are also coming sisters past.

From 2021, The BlueBirds will be a women’s group, in which artists Krystl and Rachèl Louise will take the lead as perennial birds. They wrote their second album great big world Along with many other female singers and songwriters like Janne Schra, Hadewych Minis, Yori Swart and Birgit Schuurman. Songs inspired by folk and folk music where polyphony prevails.

Assen – DNK Theatre, Wed 8.30pm, €25

Theatre, music and more for kids

Until summer vacation, children are between the ages of four and twelve every Wednesday At FRIDAY Walstraat you are welcome to come during free admission † Children, musicians, stage makers, and artists work together every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 pm to 5 pm. Three different activities are presented each time: two visual and the alternating musical or theatrical activity; Each time with a different topic.

The afternoon begins with a short introduction to the topic and activities of the day. Kids can choose what they want to do right away. From 15.45 to 16.00 there is a communal lounge after which you can choose one of the other activities. Kids who come for the first time and find it really exciting can point this out in advance to the organization. Then they help make it less exciting.

Registration is not necessary but it is full Progress buying a ticket It is advised.

Groningen – Friday and jackets, every Wednesday until July 13 from 14.30 to 17 hours, €8 (discount with Stadjerspas)

Songs from Groninger country on the organ and with the song

As the DeJongDeJongPlus trio, brothers Euwe and Sybolt de Jong and organ soprano Judith Pranger give a light concert with the Groningen accent. In a program Poems from Groninger’s Land Famous Poems by Eddie Stahl and Arnold Feiman ( Mian Lutji ​​Leaf (and Henry Kielder) crooked ) and historical organ sonatas of Groningen origin will be played on organ and organ (cabinet) notes.

The trio will play this concert until next Sunday at various locations in Groningen. The concert can be heard on Thursday, Ascension Day The Petruskerk in Linz Friday, May 27th In Menkemaborg in Uithuizen Saturday, May 28th In the village church in Tolbert And on Sunday, May 29th At the Lutheran Church in Winschoten

Linz – Petroskerk, Thursday 3pm, €17.50

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