The Reggaenode Live-Newsletter and archiv

Newsletter 04.1997

Hello again!

Greetings from the German Reggae, Raggamuffin, Worldmusic Node in Freiburg!             (german) (english)
As usual the monthly Concert Posting for German reggae and worldmusic
dates. If you want to have this monthly by E-Mail just send me a nice
Mail to
If you allready subscribed but you didn't get this posting by E-Mail simply
subscribe again, I had some data problems on my server.

In this text you will find information on Reggae and 'Worldmusic' concerts
in Germany and Europe. All this is absolutely non-profit and I'm doing it
just for fun! Of course there is no guarantee on any information in the text!
Please support me by sending all concert dates that you know about!

This document is frequently updated and can be seen under
Here you will also find up-to-date radio and TV announcements.
Please check it regular for updates!

Please note that the line-up for SUMMER JAM changed again completely......
There is gonna be a new Reggae Festival at Dortmund in September: Irie '97

Enough talking, here comes the info!

**************** ON TOUR ****************

30.5. Koeln, Live Music Hall
31.5. Muenchen, Kunstpark Ost
1.6.  Wuerzburg, Afrika Festival
3.6.  Hamburg, Markthalle
by Contour

 Heaven Bound, Reggae aus dem Pott
12. 4. Esslingen
18. 5. Puschendorf
24. 5. Krelingen
29. 5. Gelsenkirchen
31. 5. Bochum
06. 6. Pohlheim
07. 6. Biel/CH
13. 6. Freudenberg
14. 6. Hilden
18-22.6. Leipzig
29. 6. Erfurt
06. 7. Regensburg

  Yothu Yindi
1.4. Hamburg Fabrik
2.4. Saarbruecken, Neufang-KuFa
3.4. Dortmund, Live Station
4.4. Osnabrueck, Hyde Park
5.4. Hannover, Capitol
6.4. Muenster, Jovel
by Blue Star

  Toots and the Maytals
06.05. Dortmund, Live Station
08.05. Koeln, Live Music Hall
09.05. Hamburg, Fabrik
10.05. Berlin, Pfefferberg
11.05. Muenchen, Muffathalle
13.05. Ludwigsburg, Scala  (NEW)
14.05. Nuernberg, Hirsch   (CHANGED)
by Contour

  The Wailers
13.05. Koeln, Live Music Hall
14.05. Losheim, Eisenbahnhalle
15.05. Aschaffenburg, CollosSaal
16.05. Tuebingen, Mensa
17.05. Bremen, Modernes
18.05. Bielefeld, Forum
by Contour

  STEEL PULSE  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
4.7. Tuebingen, Mensa
6.7. Koeln, Fuehlinger See (Summer Jam Festival)
7.7. Bremen, Modernes
8.7. Hamburg Fabrik
10.7. Nuernberg, Forum
11.7. Tuttlingen, Honberg Sommer
12.7. Chiemsee, Festival
13.7. Karlsruhe, Festhalle Durlach
by Moderne Welt

April 2    Melkweg Amsterdam, Holland
April 4    Montpellier, France
April 5    Lyon, France
April 6    Cologne, Germany
April 8    Geneva, Switzerland
April 9    Dortmund, Germany
April 10   The Palace, Luton, UK
April 11   Queen Elisabeth Hall, Olden, UK
April 12   Marcus Garvey Centre, Nottingham, UK

  OKONFO RAO KAWAWA (Westafrica)
04.04. Wittlich, Konzert, 20Uhr
05.04. Bonn, Brotfabrik, Konzert, 20Uhr
11.-13.04. Hamburg, Werkstatt 3, Konzert, 20 Uhr
17.04. Erfurt, Kaisersaal, Konzert, 19:30Uhr
18.04. Eisenach, Buergerhaus, Konzert, 20 Uhr
23.04. Muenchen, Feierwerk, Konzert, 20 Uhr
25.04. Marburg, Cafe trauma, Konzert, 20 Uhr
27.04. Eschweiler, Talbahnhof, Konzert, 20 Uhr
01.05. Heidenburg, Heidenburghalle, Konzert, 20 Uhr
02.05. Bell, Bellvue, Konzert, 21 Uhr

**************** SPECIAL EVENTS ****************

For all up to date infos check my SummerJam Pages under:
5.+6.7.1997 KOELN, FUEHLINGER SEE (main festival)
Artists: Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Steel Pulse, Burning Spear,
         Luciano, Bounty Killer, Olodum, Chalice, Capleton, Eek-A-Mouse,
         Israel Vibration, Toure Kunda, Jimmy Cliff + 10 more Bands

Small Summer Jam Festivals:
25.6.1997   Palma de Mallorca (Spain) (Palma Summer Jam)
            Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Burning Spear, Wailers
3.7.1997    Berlin, Tempodrom:
            Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Burning Spear, Luciano
4.7.1997    Hamburg, Stadtpark:
            Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Olodum, Luciano

9. Africa Festival:
Wuerzburg 30.5.1997-1.6.1997
artists: Salif Keita (Mali), Boubacar Traore (Mali), Cocco M'Bassi (Cameroon),
         Saw el Atlas (Marocco), Mi Oso es Mi Kas (Surinam),
         BUJU BANTON, Julian and Damian MARLEY (First time in Germany!),
         Les Tambours de Brazza  and more

Chiemsee Reggae Summer
12.7. & 13.7. Chiemsee Feldwies  with: Steel Pulse, mtba.
by A.M.O.K Promotion

Mai 97 in Duisburg: TRAUMZEIT, three days Jazz& Worldmusic Festival with:
       Azizah Mustafa Zadeh, Mari Boine, Maria Joao, RalphTowner u.a.

25.-29.Juni 3.MASALA Festival, Hannover, Welt-Beat-Pavillon

30.4. Essen EFES (Bamlerstr)
      Macka B, John McLean, Dego Ranks, Mad Professor, Robotics,
      Vision High Power Sound, Caveman Sound

Irie '97-Open Air: 6.9.97 Dortmund Westfalenpark;
artists: Alpha Blondy & Solar System, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Andrew Tosh,
         U-Roy, Macka B and Mad Professor, Yellowman, Freddie Mc.Gregor (mtba)
by GPI Music and Revelation Concerts

**************** IN CONCERT ****************


2.4.  Dennis Brown & Congos, Dortmund, Live Station
4.4.  Tribal Dub, DJacob & Friends, Koeln Rhenania
9.4.  Virginia Mukwesha (Zimbabwe), Koeln, Stadtgarten (Recorded by WDR)
27.4. Rabih Abou Khalil & sultans Picninc, Gelsenkirchen, Forum Musiktheater
3.5.  MIRIAM MAKEBA, Jazztage Wiehl, Merzweckhalle Bilstein
7.5.  Makwerhu, Bahnhof Langendreer Bochum
18.6. TARIKA, Hagen Sommerszene

 The NORTH: Info by: Alexander Wendt

1.4.   Yothu Yindi, Hamburg Fabrik
3.4. - Dennis Brown & the Congos - HH Fabrik
5.4.   Yothui Yindi, Hannover Capitol
2.5. - Rabih Abou Khalil - HH Fabrik
6.5. - Miriam Makeba - HH Fabrik
18.7. - Burning Spear - HH Fabrik


24.5. CASHMA HOODY Neu Isenburg, Jugend Cafe

 The Neighbourhood:

Check out the folowing Webpages for Neighbouring countries

**************** SOUNDSYSTEMS ****************

For Regluar Soundystem Dates please check the new Soundsystem page!

4.4.  Jah Sound Soundsystem (from Leeuwarden),  Sub Rosa, Almelo
18.4. Unity Sound, Top Frankin and Jah Sound at Modernes Bremen
18.4. Saint Riverside Sound & Selecta Rasuf feat Shanty Sista & MB.MC, 
      Koeln Rhenania
19.4. Youthman Promotion PFEIFFER (GASTHAUS STERN), Scharzach
10.5. Top Frankin & Jah Sound at Broadway Essen
31.5. Jah Sound and Unity Sound at the Jamaican Club in Gloucester (GB)

**************** INFO ****************

PLUS KONZERT SERVICE, Tel. 0941 / 54867
Blue Star Promotion: 0421/344077
Contour: 0711/2364588
GPI-Music: 030/8210146
International Music Promotion: 0421/792670
Revelation Concerts & GPI Music: 02381/51520
Scorpio: 040/4505061
Bizarre Prod.: 0421/508180
EFA: 030/617989

Int. Code for Germany: +49
MAXINE MUSIC, Phone: +43-1-319-1607, E-Mail

Page maintained by Peter Beckhaus