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THE TICKETS have performed at many different venues, varying from the Great Hall in the Louwman Museum (see header photo), sports clubs, professional party venues, community halls, open air stages, bars and restaurants, beach clubs, libraries, film theatres and even the occasional living room party. Many are private performances that we can’t share here, but we will announce and when possible report on our growing number of public venue bookings so you can come and join us for some musical entertainment!

UPCOMING PUBLIC PERFORMANCE DATES:
Saturday 9 November: restaurant Hudson Voorschoten,17:00-21:00.
Following our very successful performance on October 12th, we’re planning a Beatles emphasis for our second evening here. Together with quite a few numbers from our large repertoire that we couldn’t fit in on the 12th, this should hopefully provide some variety for anybody wanting to book to hear us again. What remains is our dedication to sharing our enjoyment of playing and performing the music we love!
Saturday 7 December: restaurant Hudson Voorschoten,17:00-21:00.
Some Christmas hits on the menu for this one. More news to follow!

SHORT IMPRESSIONS FROM SOME OF OUR RECENT PERFORMANCES:

The first of our monthly spots at restaurant Hudson Voorschoten saw us playing to a capacity audience on Saturday 12 October. Next one coming up on 9 November where we’ll be putting in lots of variety for those who want to come and enjoy a second evening with The Tickets.


Great review from Peter J. Visser’s Leiden music blog MuziekGezien 

Cultuurmarkt/Weekend van Voorschoten
On Saturday the 14th of September The Tickets were invited to be the main act on stage 1 during the annual Voorschoten cultural festival. The audience showed their appreciation by occupying every available seat on restaurant Hudson’s terrace directly opposite the stage as well as by booking seven new dates in our agenda. Thanks to everyone who treated us to such a warm and enthusiastic reception and to Hudson for their enthusiastic response!

NUT van Voorschoten jubilee on June 27th

Thor de Bataaf on June 23rd
A six set gig to provide ongoing musical entertainment during the finals of this tennis tournament. We can just about fit ourselves plus all our instruments and equipment onto the provided 2×2 stage.

Herring party on June 15th
Delicious celebration of the arrival of the first 2019 catch…
Brasserie OCK on June 9th

Another outdoor performance to a fully occupied terrace – less hot than last weekend but just as enjoyable.

Strandhuis De Golfslag
On the hottest June 2nd ever measured we were invited to entertain the many guests on the terrace of this fantastic beach club at Wassenaarseslag.

Café Rooie Cor on Sunday 5 May
This traditional Dutch bar, overlooking part of the Wassenaar marina, had us booked for one of their regular Sunday live music sessions. We entertained a nice mixture of expat and local guests with our acoustic versions of Sixties classics.

Cultuurcafé Noordwijk – Sunday 3 February
It was an extremely Sunny Afternoon in Noordwijk, which fortunately didn’t stop the public from coming to enjoy our 75 minute set on this nicely laid out stage. Great atmosphere, great acoustics and most importantly a great audience made this a memorable gig.

Sixties exhibition in Museum Voorschoten on 19 and 20 January
We closed this successful local exhibition with a weekend performance covering 19 different artists with hits covering every year from 1960-1969. Visitors could have their photo taken on one of the iconic mopeds of the era. As Nigel used to own one of these, he didn’t pass on that opportunity. Local press report below.