Latest newsDrums and lead vocals (Peter Kempe), Guitar (Michel Staat) , Bass (Derk Korpershoek) and the screaming sound from the bluesharp (Sonnyboy vd Broek) That is already for 35 years the foundation of the Dutch bluesband the Juke Joints. In 2012 and 2016 the band received the Dutch Blues Foundation Award for ‘Best Dutch Blues Band’. After 35 years the boys are still on the road every weekend in Holland or abroad. So it was time for a big party on November 11 2017 at the legendary stage of De Piek in Vlissingen Holland, where audio and dvd recordings were made. The 70 minute CD/DVD registration from this show is just released by Continental Record Services with the titel: Live – 35 Years Of Rock Rollin Blues. The Juke Joints is a addictive good and tight band with a great mix of rock ’n roll, blues, rockabilly and zydeco. The live album contains 13 tracks with 3 new songs (Hold On , Mercy Mercy and I Will Follow), a few traditionals and a fine selection of Juke Joints originals. ‘Live’ it shows a band in a great shape ! A impressive honor for their huge fanbase for the support in all those years. The DVD image quality is fantastic with long shots and lots of close’ups from the band, and the sound is off course from the same high quality as on the CD.
Latest reviews‘’ This Dutch top bluesrockers recorded a high energy rockin album. Their set is like a steam machine that knocks you out…. ‘’ (Heaven Magazine, June 2018)
‘’ The Dutch bluesrockers The Juke Joints developed from straight on rockers to a club of veterans that have all the diversety of the blues in their backpocket. The party keeps going on for The Juke Joints…. (Jazzism, May 2018)
‘All first class musicians , they don’t have to prove themselve, great album.. (Gitaar Plus, March 2018)
‘’35 year is highlight , a great party and our attention more then worth… (Arrow Classic Rock’s ‘Bluesbox’)
‘The Juke Joints are a addicted good and tight blues band that brings a great combination of rock ’n roll, blues, rockabilly and zydeco. The Juke Joints ‘Live’ shows a band in a great shape. A impressive honour to their huge fanbase.. (Altcountry Forum, april 2016)
‘’ This live registration puts a ‘crown’ on 35 years on the road and shows a great overview of The Juke Joints, the energetic misfit of the Dutch bluesrock’ (Written In Music, April 2018)