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"...Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb..."

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BIO (English)

Fans of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler will enjoy the beautiful music of this tribute band. Who does not know the world famous songs? "Sultans of Swing", "Brothers in Arms", "Telegraph Road", "Money for Nothing" and much more! During a two and a half hour show BOOM, like that! takes its audience from the very beginning of Dire Straits to the more recent hits by Mark Knopfler.

Dire Straits (1977-1995) was a British rock band characterized by the unmistakable guitar playing and 'narrative' voice of Mark Knopfler. In 1995, Mark Knopfler left the band to focus on his solo career. Nowadays Dire Straits seems to be a little bit forgotten by the general public. That is a pity because the music of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler remains great music to listen to. Luckily tribute band BOOM, like that! will change that mind set! The band was founded in January 2014 and has become the best and most successful Dire Straits tribute band in the Netherlands and a very popular band at festivals and theaters. With high-level quality and accuracy the beautiful songs from Knopfler brought back to life again. The band that contains of six experienced musicians, is unique in the Netherlands and perhaps even well in Europe! The distinctive sound of Dire Straits, the typical sound of Knopfler, all complete with the characteristic details, authentic instruments, sound effects, saxophone and percussion... BOOM, like that!

Band:
Edgar Janssen - lead vocals, lead guitar;
Bart Logtens - rythm guitar, backing vocals;
Robert van Vonderen - keys, backing vocals;
Hans van Els - drums;
Frank van Kreij - bass guitar;
Maurice Lucassen - sax, percussion, flute, special effects.

Crew:
Chiel Streutjes - front of house sound engineer;
Thijs Peeters - lights;
Hans Berkers - road manager;
Maarten Berkers - roady;
Bram de Koning - roady, guitar technician.

Backing Vocals / special guests (optional):
Joanne Belgrave - backing vocals;
Ilse Lucassen - backing vocals, flute, sax;
Chico Dommeck - backing vocals, acoustic guitar.

Media:
Leon Hodiamont - Photography.

Set list:
Beryl
Brothers In Arms
Calling Elvis
Darling Pretty
Down to the Waterline
Expresso Love
Going Home (Theme from Local Hero)
Heavy Fuel
Lady Writer
Money for Nothing
Once Upon a Time in the West
One World
On Every Street
Private Dancer (featuring Joanne Belgrave)
Private Investigations
Romeo and Juliet
So Far Away
Solid Rock
Sultans of Swing
Telegraph Road
Tunnel of Love
Twisting by the Pool
Two Young Lovers
Walk Of Life
Wherever I go (featuring Ilse Lucassen)
What it is
Your Latest Trick

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