Day One at the festival grounds.
Expectations were high for the Grandsheiks.
The band had made an excellent first album, and everyone was familiar with some of the bandmembers their previous project, "SheikYerbouti"...
And they delivered.
Familiar tunes, strong vocals and superb musicianship.
picture by Javier
Here's a video snippet.
The entire concert got recorded on video by the Arf Team and was made available on DVDR in limited quantities after the concert.
- Broken Hearts Are For Assholes
- band introduction
- More Trouble Every Day
- Po-Jama People
- Bamboozled By Love
- Echidna's Arf (Of You)
- Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (incl. drum solo)
- My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama
- Inca Roads
- Joe's Garage
- The Torture Never Stops
- Florentine Pogen
- closing words by jim cohen
I also picked up their latest release, "Dungeon Of Dispair".
A fine addition to The Others Of Invention, band performing the music of Frank Zappa.
- grandsheiks: dungeon of dispair
(2014, cd, ger, gscd 2014)
recorded live on 2013/03/02 in bonn, on 2014/01/11 in aschaffenburg and on 2014/04/26 in offenbach, germany
maximilian hilbrand: lead vocals,
daniel guggenheim: sax, keyboards
jörg 'doc' heuser: guitar, vocals
thomas schmittinger: guitar, vocals
andi mertens: bass, vocals
christian majdecki: drums
produced by the grandsheiks
all compositions by frank zappa
1. broken hearts are for assholes
2. son of orange county
3. echindna's arf (of you)
4. don't you ever wash that thing
5. my guitar wants to kill your mama
7. inca roads
8. dancing fool
9. village of the sun10. yo' mama