JUNE 20, 2017
Free state of Bavaria / Germany
Thanks to my music, I ve been travelling in a lot of places and countries those last years. And if that good feeling of « being like home » is everywhere, there’s one place where it specially makes sense.
In Bavaria, 4 years ago, I met a label, gutfeeling records, and a family ; Ernie, G.Rag, Hagen, Léonie, Marketa…
In june 2017, I stopped for a few days off.
After an 11 hours drive and some gigs in Kön, I had first 2 days in Rott am Inn, by Hagen and Leonie. They settled down here, in an old school house. Leonie is a great artist, I took here some pics of her work (a wired crushed clock on the wall). We spent those 2 days in the garden,building with Hagen a brand new terrasse ; it’s good to feel grounded !
Back to Munich on tuesday ! There, I had to meet the gutfeeling friends for an acoustic gig on the shore of the Isar. A wild river downtown, a bridge for the trains, two drums, horns and tuba, guitars ; they do it every year, and it’s getting bigger every year… So it goes ; americana, bavarian, carribean and no waves songs, young an old people dancing together all around… And while I am playing a few drums with, I got that words in my mind : « Bayern, Frei Staat », Bavaria, state of freedom, and I know my friends and all people around got that spirit deep in the ground and are working every day to keep it alive !