Ian Anderson with Jethro Tull concert in Oslo Norway

Attending the Ian Anderson concert with his band Jethro Tull playing Aqualung, Living in the Past and of course Thick as a Brick, was a sensational nostalgic music adventure to me. I had the pleasure once before, 40 years ago and my very first concert ever. I was only 18 and for a country boy who just moved to the big capital Oslo, it was an almost indescribable adventure. People where drinking beer and there was an odd sweet fragrance…

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Norway Military Tattoo 2012 in Oslo

Norwegian Military Tattoo, the biggest indoor event in Norway, draws multinational crowds of military music fans each year. This year marked its 10th anniversary with nearly 1,000 participants and 20 000 spectators turned out for the rousing band and precision drill performances. The set in Oslo Spektrum Arena was a recreation of Akershus Fortress and the show was filled with spectacular entertainment. It is a colourful family-show featuring the leading military bands of the world as well as acrobatics, singing,…

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Rain A tribute to the Beatles in Oslo Norway

Picture yourself on a concert with Beatles – Rain made it easy to do in Oslo, Norway with a Beatles tribute at “Folketeateret”: A two-hour look back to pop music’s most shining pearls! My dear wife bought tickets a long time ago, but kept it a secret by only inviting me to a “spring date”. It became another quality time on a journey into my youth when Peace & Love was everyone’s mantra. As the Beatles stopped touring early in…

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