Bergenfest Thursday June 11, 2015

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Bergenfest Thursday June 11, 2015 by Mind Map: Bergenfest Thursday June 11, 2015

1. Weather

1.1. A bit chilly but no rain

1.2. OK

2. Our Program

2.1. 1730 - Grace Jones

2.2. 1900 - Matthew E. White

2.3. 2000 - First Aid Kit

2.4. 2115 - Interpol

2.5. 2230 - Patti Smith

3. Concerts

3.1. Grace Jones

3.1.1. still funky after all these years, heavily paintet & partly nude.

3.1.1.1. Solid & fascinating, but not my (Egil) cup of tea really

3.1.2. 3/6 - Egil

3.1.3. 4/6 - Hallgeir

3.2. Matthew E. White

3.2.1. ..shit, this was way more heavy than expected. And a brilliant cover of Velvet Underground's classic "White Light/White Heat"

3.2.1.1. Would had appreciated a more soulful sound, still a good concert.

3.2.1.2. Highlights

3.2.1.2.1. Vision

3.2.1.2.2. White Light/White Heat

3.2.1.2.3. Steady Pace

3.2.2. 4/6 - Egil

3.2.3. 5/6 - Hallgeir

3.3. First Aid Kit

3.3.1. Good performance, but I feel they only got a few great songs.. fascinating cover of Black Sabbath's classic "War Pigs"

3.3.1.1. Highlights

3.3.1.1.1. The Lion's Roar

3.3.1.1.2. My Silver Lining

3.3.1.1.3. Emmylou

3.3.2. 4/6 - Egil

3.3.3. 4/6 - Hallgeir

3.4. Interpol

3.4.1. Boring and a really bad vocal performance..

3.4.1.1. Great & enthusiastic audience though

3.4.2. 2/6

3.5. Patti Smith

3.5.1. What a thrill to see one of our greatest heroines again. All "Horses" and then some more. This GREAT artist still shines bright (silver grey) and leaves us breathless. Poesi & Rock'n Roll fused to perfection.

3.5.1.1. Highlights

3.5.1.1.1. Gloria

3.5.1.1.2. Land (fused with Gloria)

3.5.1.1.3. My (fuckin') Generation

3.5.2. 5/6 - Egil

3.5.2.1. strong.. but some of the songs from "Horses" were a little too.. average

3.5.3. 6/6 - Hallgeir

4. Summary

4.1. SO Great to back @ this lovely festival!

4.1.1. This is the 4th consecutive year we're reporting from Bergenfest... always a thrill!

4.1.2. A couple solid concerts & one Great.

4.1.2.1. first day atmosphere & adrenaline pulls this up to a....

4.1.2.1.1. 5/6