Forty years after the declaration of independence of Suriname Urban Myth is celebrating with the musical show Opo Kondre at Stadsschouwburg the shared history between the Netherlands and Suriname, examining how the two countries are linked and in some cases condemned to each other.
A revue with music, theater, stand-up comedy and stories. With Jetty Mathurin, Mike Lebanon, Gerda Havertong, Denise Jannah, Mike Ho, Simone Weimans, Harto Soemodihardjo, Dave Macdonald, Manoushka Zeegelaar Breeveld, Thirsa Til, Karin Amatmoekrim, Jörgen Raymann and FRA FRA SOUND. Presentation: Sylvana Simons and Jörgen Tjon A Fong. For info and tickets see Opo Kondre
We're celebrating our 35rd anniversary with a special jubilee concert at the Bijlmer Parktheater. Special guest is steelpan player Andy Narell, a fenomenal musician who introduced the steelpan into jazz music. You're all cordially invited to celebrate this special birthday party with us. Tickets available at Bijlmer Parktheater.
FRA FRA SOUND @ BRASA DEI FESTIVAL
29/11/2015 @ TIVOLI/VREDENBURG UTRECHT
Brasa Dei Festival in TivoliVredenburg. The Surinamese Dutch culture day of the year! As part of the celebration of 40 years of independence of Suriname, a festival of encounter, recognition and connection! Five stages with more than 35 acts: music (including FRA FRA SOUND), song, dance, (youth) theater, spoken word (poetry), stand-up comedy and much more! Also great food, savory and sweet snacks, drinks and crushed typical Surinamese are widely available. For tickets see Brasa Dei Festival
New CD Galloway Big Band now available!
Featuring musicians from Fra Fra Sound and Fra Fra Big Band, like Robin van Geerke, Rutger van Otterloo, Michael Simon, Michael Varekamp, Joe Rivera and Vincent Henar. With top Chicago jazz drummer Ernie Adams as special guest. Bronzeville includes Chicago style arrangements and several compositions by TS Galloway.