On 29 September 2016, Crossroads' 15th Anniversary Concert at the Purple Lounge in Mondorf-les-Bains was recorded with 7 cameras and 24 audio tracks; to present the DVD/BLU-RAY production, a 6-concert “LIVE & ACOUSTIC” tour has been organised for 2018, with Irina Holzinger with them.
The Band Crossroads is from Luxembourg founded in 2001 and consists of 4 well-known musicians and friends who mainly had in mind to make some good music together.
- Claude BINTZ, vocals, guitars (Why, Sirius, Blues Busters)
- Raymond LINDEN, guitars, side-guitar (Challengers, B.C. Wayne Band, Midlife Crisis, Chris Birch Band)
- Jacques RUPPERT, Bass (Why, George Norman Band)
- Jacques BOCK, Drums (Big I’Naf, PlusPoint, Radio Daze)
TOUR CONCERT DATES
18 Jan 2018 @ 21:00 @ MONDORF, Purple Lounge Casino feat. Irina Holzinger (tickets €9 from www.casino2000.lu)
27 Apr 2018 @ 20:00 @ METTLACH (Germany), De Keller (H.Saarpark) feat. Irina Holzinger
17 May 2018 @ Private concert
16 Jun 2018 @ 20:00 @ DUDELANGE, Fête de la Musique feat. Irina Holzinger
22 Sep 2018 @ 20:00 @ REMICH, Blues op der Musel feat. Irina Holzinger
08 Dec 2018 @ 21:30 @ ERNZEN, Little Woostock feat Irina Holzinger
The band plays a blues-oriented program consisting of self-composed songs as well as adaptations of known and rather unknown Blues songs. The experiences of the various musicians totals more than 150 years. Since 2015 the band added a complete "unplugged“ programme (see the videos on the website).
CDs: Let the guitars do the talking (2004); Second Chance (2011); Live at l’Inouï 2011 (2012); Steel Tapes (2014) (compilation)
DVD/ Blu-Ray: 15th Anniversary Concert “Live and Acoustic” (2017)
For details, see www.crossroads.lu. The DVD is available in all the shops of Librairie Ernster.