Bjørn Riis

Bjørn Riis

performing solo material and Airbag classics + support support junXion
  • Doors open: 19:30
  • Start: 20:30
  • Presale: 28,75 (incl. service charge)
  • At the door: 30,-
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Bjørn Riis is one of the founding members, the lead guitarist and main songwriter of the highly successful Norwegian band Airbag. In May 2017 he will release his second solo album, “Forever Comes to an End”. The album is the follow-up to the highly acclaimed and awarded debut, “Lullabies in a Car Crash”.

Forever Comes to an End” consists seven songs, with inspiration from classic rock, prog and movie scores. Bjørn’s unique guitar playing has a centre role, with soaring leads, heavy riffs and beautiful textures. The album features guest appearances from Airbag and Oak. Bjørn is also a highly respected guitarist within the internet guitar community, with his own blog followed by thousands of fans each week.

 

Support acts

junXion

junXion is an epic modern day ‘70’s progressive rock band, founded in 2010. The band combines various styles, such as symphonic metal, fusion, electronics and ambient, with unexpected twists. The sound of the 4-man core is enriched by selected guest artists to reinforce the stories being told. For instance a jazz saxophone, or gospel, pop or classical vocals, can contribute to expound cultural and social problems, politics, science, and rabbits. Band members: Martijn Hak (keys), Roel Trommelen (drums), Maarten Jung (guitar) and bass player Julian Haerkens.

http://www.junxion.eu/