New line-up / Bang the Drum anniversary

It’s been awfully quiet here for some time so let’s bring you all up to speed about what’s going on.

We had a great spring tour with many nice gigs that ended in June with a performance at the beautiful open air ‘Bostheater’ in the midst of a forest. Apart from the audience it felt like the entire mosquito population of the Netherlands had showed up for supper, which made it a rather interesting experience. This gig was also remarkable and somewhat special because it was the last one for three of our bandmembers: Bas van de Looy, Bas van de Waterbeemd and Randy Linskens decided to leave the Maureens. We’d like to thank them for all the good times we had and wish them all the best with their future musical endeavours.

This didn’t mean the ending for the Maureens 'though, on the contrary. We, the remaining three members (Hendrik-Jan, Martijn and Stefan) immdediately started to write, demo and rehearse a lot of new songs. We also met Wouter, a great bassplayer with a nice voice, who completed our line-up again. We aim to present our new songs (and Wouter) live with a few try-out gigs early 2017.

There’s also a reason for celebration: our ‘Bang the Drum’-album came out exactly a year ago so this month we are offering the full album as a download through Bandcamp for only eur 2.49! If you’d like to use this offer you can use the actioncode ‘hoera1jaarbtd’ to get a 75% discount on the usual amount. Or, visit our Facebook page and let us know what your favorite song is and you might just win one of the free downloads we are distributing during September.

We’ll be back soon with more!
M, HJ, S, W