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A House Concert Close to our Tour

Our final concert for the tour was a house concert in the country. Animals that love music seem to have been something of a theme on this tour. This afternoon concert counted among the guests, a shepherd, a horse and a pony! The weather was just perfect for an outdoor afternoon concert of music in [...]

2018-08-13T14:52:26+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Tour Diary Day 9: Recording, Worship, a Jam and a Gig.

As the last 4 days were jammed-packed with activities and travelling between venues and cities, today's post shows some highlights of what we've been up to till now. Recording Tim Jansen and Sofia Ara spent an afternoon with us in studio at their academic facility in Amsterdam, the SAE. Tim and Sofia were keen to [...]

2018-08-10T14:45:35+00:00August 10th, 2018|

It’s Up!

It's up! Footage from our Concerto Records performance is on Youtube. At 17min 35secs you'll find one of our new songs "Take a Bow". Let us know what you think....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrVIPKElqb0

2018-08-10T13:58:29+00:00August 10th, 2018|

Bands on tour can teach as well

Today we found ourselves giving an impromptu music appreciation class at a summer school near Amsterdam. The kids loved it and for many of them it was the first time they had ever held a real instrument. When asked what moods music can be, the first hands up said beautiful, happy and boring....they definitely didn't [...]

2018-08-07T17:43:55+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Cherry Pill at Concerto Records, Amsterdam

Sunday afternoons are perfect for kicking back and listening to some live music. Concerto Records is a jam-packed store of music, anything you've ever wanted to find is probably here. There is a raised stage mezzanine level where in-between browsing sessions you can enjoy some coffee and cake while enjoying a live concert. Here is [...]

2018-11-13T13:31:39+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Cherry Pill On Tour August 2018

And we're off again to The Netherlands this month. With superb weather we're looking forward to performing to some new audience and catching up with some musician friends while we are here. 3rd Aug Muziek Staffhorst Vinyl Utrecht 5-7pm 4 Aug Uptown Records Nieuwe Hoorn,from 2pm 5 Aug Concerto Records Amsterdam, 4pm 7 Aug Possible [...]

2018-08-02T18:43:29+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Lazy Sunday Lunch with Snatch 32

For a lazy Sunday lunch in the sun, join us tomorrow at Snatch 32, Parktown North (inside Blo Boutique). Arrivals from 12, order amazing food (Foundry) and the concert gets going by 13h00. See you there! This is our last local concert before we head off on tour so don't miss out! [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2018-07-28T15:31:25+00:00July 28th, 2018|

Come Concert And Dine With Us.

Good foody-treats are the theme for Cherry Pill gigs to get to this July. -For the sweet-toothed, the Coffee and Chocolate Festival is a must, catch us at Montecasino 19-21 July. -Sunday 29 July lunchtime (1pm) is a cosy courtyard in Parktown North, hosted by Snatch 32. Lunch is ordered and delivered from the highly [...]

2018-07-13T17:43:32+00:00July 13th, 2018|

Upcoming Shows in the Netherlands

Cherry Pill will be returning to The Netherlands in August. We're looking foward to some of the upcoming shows (more to be uploaded) . For starters on 5 August 2018 4pm is Concerto Records, Amsterdam Netherlands. https://www.facebook.com/cherrypillband/posts/752805494843894 This music store and cafe is a great spot to drop in and catch live music.

2018-06-28T17:12:46+00:00June 28th, 2018|