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>Slipping through the cracks – #1025

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This one almost didn’t get done.
2 years ago this month, Hubert von Goisern‘s barge docked in Mainz’s commercial port for a concert.
Hubert’s an Austrian alt.rock musician who mixes in traditional elements (yodelling, anyone…?) and who’s been described as an “Alpine Rocker”.
He also tours.
For 2 years straight. 
On a barge.
This tour kicked off in Linz, his home town, and headed east through Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria to the Black Sea.
Then he turned round and headed west until he got to Rotterdam.
And every day or so, he’d drop anchor (or whatever you do on a barge), fold out the stage and backdrop, plug in the amps and rip into a concert for the folks on terra firma.
For which we were lucky enough to have tickets.
To be continued
This entry was published on 5 July, 2010 at 11:00. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “>Slipping through the cracks – #1025

  1. >Awesome shot – reminds me of the movie My Architect – Louis Kahn designed a Symphony Barge: http://my.opera.com/Connradd/blog/show.dml/1080766

  2. >Taking a dip in the archives huh? Very cool effect. Lensbaby?

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